Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 282 300
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18 -87
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 22 41 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.42% 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.59% 2.90% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 49
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 £30,000 £37,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £48,750 £61,250 £69,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - -

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 1,380 1,413 2,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 14.64% 14.45% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,069 1,182 1,707
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £23,957 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,250 £58,700 £61,250
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 19 June 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 19 June 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 -7 8 £46,250 -19.57% 6
Staffordshire +11 6 £30,000 -
Warwickshire +10 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Coventry -18 1 £50,000 +11.11% 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 11 (50.00%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) Retail
3 10 (45.45%) Marketing
3 10 (45.45%) hybris
4 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (27.27%) CRM
6 6 (27.27%) IBM
6 6 (27.27%) Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) AdWords
6 6 (27.27%) DoubleClick
6 6 (27.27%) Google
6 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (27.27%) Google Analytics
6 6 (27.27%) Email Marketing
7 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
7 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
8 4 (18.18%) HTTP
8 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
8 4 (18.18%) DB2
8 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
8 4 (18.18%) User Experience
8 4 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (18.18%) QA
8 4 (18.18%) Spring

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 4 (18.18%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (13.64%) WebLogic
3 2 (9.09%) Apache
3 2 (9.09%) IBM HTTP Server
3 2 (9.09%) MQSeries
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 6 (27.27%) AdWords
1 6 (27.27%) Google Analytics
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) HTTP
2 2 (9.09%) AMQP
2 2 (9.09%) FTP
2 2 (9.09%) HTTPS
2 2 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
2 4 (18.18%) DB2
2 4 (18.18%) RDBMS
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (50.00%) Retail
2 10 (45.45%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Financial Institution
4 1 (4.55%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Automotive
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Java Developer
2 5 (22.73%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Manager
3 2 (9.09%) E-Commerce Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Performance Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Online Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Product Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Products Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Hibernate
1 4 (18.18%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (18.18%) Spring
1 4 (18.18%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (13.64%) Java EE
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) XML
3 2 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (9.09%) Ajax
3 2 (9.09%) JMS
3 2 (9.09%) JSF
3 2 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (9.09%) XSLT
4 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
4 1 (4.55%) EJB
4 1 (4.55%) J2EE
4 1 (4.55%) jQuery
4 1 (4.55%) JSP
4 1 (4.55%) Servlets
4 1 (4.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) DataPower
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.09%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) E-Commerce
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (27.27%) Analytics
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) Email Marketing
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.09%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Business Transformation
6 2 (9.09%) Client Onboarding
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Software Delivery
6 2 (9.09%) Straight-Through Processing
6 2 (9.09%) Test Scripting
6 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) C++
3 2 (9.09%) COBOL
3 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
3 2 (9.09%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.55%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) ISTQB
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) hybris
2 6 (27.27%) DoubleClick
2 6 (27.27%) Google
2 6 (27.27%) IBM
3 3 (13.64%) Oracle
4 2 (9.09%) AppDynamics
4 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 2 (9.09%) Dynatrace
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) Teradata
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) SAP