Period
to 18 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for WebSphere skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere over the 6 months to 18 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 279 280
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -54
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 27 43 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.43% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.25% 2.83% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 27 39 42
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,050 £24,349
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

WebSphere is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,201 1,518 1,886
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 13.63% 15.22% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 939 1,295 1,504
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.84% -2.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WebSphere as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for WebSphere in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WebSphere in the West Midlands

WebSphere
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 18 £45,000 -21.74% 1
Warwickshire +26 6 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Coventry -5 2 £42,500 -10.53%
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2018, IT jobs citing WebSphere also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Web Services
2 13 (48.15%) XML
2 13 (48.15%) Java EE
2 13 (48.15%) Relational Database
3 12 (44.44%) Ajax
3 12 (44.44%) XSLT
3 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
4 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
4 11 (40.74%) Spring
5 10 (37.04%) JSF
6 9 (33.33%) Finance
7 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (25.93%) User Experience
8 7 (25.93%) DB2
8 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
9 6 (22.22%) Linux
9 6 (22.22%) Oracle
9 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
9 6 (22.22%) IBM
9 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (18.52%) IBM Integration Bus
10 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (18.52%) Project Management
11 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
11 4 (14.81%) HTTP
11 4 (14.81%) Retail
11 4 (14.81%) Marketing
11 4 (14.81%) hybris

WebSphere
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 8 (29.63%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (11.11%) SAS
3 2 (7.41%) Apache
3 2 (7.41%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (7.41%) MQSeries
3 2 (7.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 2 (7.41%) FTP
2 2 (7.41%) HTTPS
2 2 (7.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Relational Database
2 12 (44.44%) RDBMS
3 7 (25.93%) DB2
4 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
5 3 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (11.11%) MySQL
6 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.70%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Marketing
2 4 (14.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Applications Support
2 8 (29.63%) Java Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Applications Support Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Project Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Java Applications Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Performance Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Test Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Java EE
1 13 (48.15%) Web Services
1 13 (48.15%) XML
2 12 (44.44%) Ajax
2 12 (44.44%) XSLT
3 11 (40.74%) Hibernate
3 11 (40.74%) Spring
4 10 (37.04%) JSF
5 5 (18.52%) IBM Integration Bus
6 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) jQuery
7 1 (3.70%) JSON
7 1 (3.70%) Middleware
7 1 (3.70%) REST
7 1 (3.70%) SOAP
7 1 (3.70%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.70%) Swagger
7 1 (3.70%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) User Experience
2 6 (22.22%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (11.11%) Mainframe
4 2 (7.41%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) E-Commerce
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
4 3 (11.11%) Content Management
4 3 (11.11%) Due Diligence
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
4 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Content Management
4 3 (11.11%) Information Security
4 3 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.11%) SOA
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) Acceptance Criteria
5 2 (7.41%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Business Transformation
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.41%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.41%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) Java
2 13 (48.15%) SQL
3 6 (22.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
System Software
1 3 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) IBM
1 6 (22.22%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) hybris
3 3 (11.11%) Ab Initio
4 2 (7.41%) AppDynamics
4 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 2 (7.41%) Dynatrace
4 2 (7.41%) HP
4 2 (7.41%) Teradata
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.70%) SAP