The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere Application Server over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere Application Server (WAS)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 52 45
Rank change year-on-year -13 -7  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere Application Server 2 11 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.35% 1.87% 3.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% 13.25% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 7
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,304 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.69% -2.96%  

WebSphere Application Server is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 115 83 180
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.14% 14.12% 35.71%
Number of salaries quoted 98 54 128
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.35% -1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

WebSphere Application Server
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing WebSphere Application Server as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere Application Server in Watford

WebSphere Application Server
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server in Watford.

Salary trend for WebSphere Application Server in Watford

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere Application Server also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for WebSphere Application Server.

1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) AppDynamics
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) New Relic
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) UML
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) Windows

WebSphere Application Server
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) JBoss
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
1 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JMeter
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) The Grinder
General
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Java Developer
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Junior
2 1 (33.33%) Junior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) J2EE
2 2 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) UML
3 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 1 (33.33%) Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (66.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) AWK
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) AppDynamics
1 2 (66.67%) New Relic
1 2 (66.67%) Sybase
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle