Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 289 258 254
Rank change year-on-year -31 -4 -17
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 40 79 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.60% 4.28% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 55 94
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £33,625 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £68,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.27% - +10.00%

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 1539 1846 1672
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 15.24% 16.32% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1288 1464 1356
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £23,688
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,600 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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
Coventry +20 23 £50,000 +11.73%
Birmingham -7 6 £57,500 +4.55%
Warwickshire -5 5 £44,500 +11.25%
Worcestershire - 4 £42,500 -
Staffordshire -6 2 £45,000 -10.00% 1
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere.

1 27 (67.50%) IBM
2 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (60.00%) Java
4 22 (55.00%) Oracle
5 20 (50.00%) Spring
6 19 (47.50%) JBoss
7 15 (37.50%) Scrum
7 15 (37.50%) J2EE
7 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
8 14 (35.00%) MVC
8 14 (35.00%) Spring MVC
9 13 (32.50%) Retail
9 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
9 13 (32.50%) OpenStack
10 12 (30.00%) REST
11 11 (27.50%) SQL
11 11 (27.50%) Kanban
11 11 (27.50%) JPA
12 10 (25.00%) SOAP
12 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
13 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (20.00%) Ansible
13 8 (20.00%) Docker
13 8 (20.00%) MariaDB
13 8 (20.00%) Puppet
13 8 (20.00%) MySQL
14 7 (17.50%) DB2
14 7 (17.50%) Web Services

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 19 (47.50%) JBoss
2 13 (32.50%) OpenStack
3 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 6 (15.00%) WebLogic
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (10.00%) GlassFish
6 2 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Spark
7 1 (2.50%) Apache Pig
7 1 (2.50%) CMS
7 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 15 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Bluemix
2 1 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.50%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 8 (20.00%) MySQL
2 7 (17.50%) DB2
2 7 (17.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (10.00%) Big Data
5 3 (7.50%) Hadoop
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (5.00%) Apache Hive
6 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
7 1 (2.50%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.50%) Riak
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.50%) WebLogic Workshop
3 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (2.50%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.50%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.50%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (2.50%) gulp
4 1 (2.50%) JUnit
4 1 (2.50%) Maven
4 1 (2.50%) Selenium
4 1 (2.50%) SonarQube
4 1 (2.50%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.50%) webpack
General
1 13 (32.50%) Retail
2 4 (10.00%) Banking
2 4 (10.00%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
3 3 (7.50%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (67.50%) Developer
2 17 (42.50%) Java Developer
3 7 (17.50%) WebSphere Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Account Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Junior
4 3 (7.50%) Junior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Junior Java Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Sales Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (5.00%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Middleware Developer
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Scrum Master
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (2.50%) Designer
6 1 (2.50%) Lead Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (50.00%) Spring
2 15 (37.50%) J2EE
3 14 (35.00%) Hibernate
3 14 (35.00%) Spring MVC
4 12 (30.00%) REST
5 11 (27.50%) JPA
6 10 (25.00%) SOAP
7 7 (17.50%) Java EE
7 7 (17.50%) Web Services
8 6 (15.00%) Middleware
8 6 (15.00%) MSMQ
9 4 (10.00%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.00%) IBM Integration Bus
9 4 (10.00%) XSLT
10 2 (5.00%) CSS
10 2 (5.00%) HTML
11 1 (2.50%) EJB
11 1 (2.50%) JDBC
11 1 (2.50%) XML
11 1 (2.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (7.50%) User Experience
3 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (2.50%) Blog
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) DataPower
4 1 (2.50%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.00%) Linux
2 1 (2.50%) Unix
2 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (37.50%) Scrum
3 14 (35.00%) MVC
4 11 (27.50%) Kanban
5 7 (17.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (17.50%) RUP
6 6 (15.00%) SOA
7 5 (12.50%) B2B
7 5 (12.50%) SDLC
8 4 (10.00%) B2C
9 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 3 (7.50%) Programme Management
9 3 (7.50%) Waterfall
10 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.00%) Microservices
10 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 1 (2.50%) ITIL
11 1 (2.50%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (2.50%) UML
Programming Languages
1 24 (60.00%) Java
2 13 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 11 (27.50%) SQL
4 5 (12.50%) XPath
5 1 (2.50%) ES6
5 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.50%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.50%) Python
5 1 (2.50%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) OCP
1 7 (17.50%) Oracle Certification
2 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (5.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.50%) ISEB
4 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) Docker
2 1 (2.50%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.50%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) Ansible
1 8 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (20.00%) Puppet
2 7 (17.50%) Kubernetes
2 7 (17.50%) Terraform
3 1 (2.50%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (2.50%) Mesos
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) IBM
2 22 (55.00%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) hybris
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (2.50%) ATG
4 1 (2.50%) Black Duck
4 1 (2.50%) Demandware
4 1 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (2.50%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.50%) SAP
4 1 (2.50%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.50%) Veracode
4 1 (2.50%) WSO2