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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 215 166
Rank change year-on-year +28 -49  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 20 32 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.52% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.95% 2.86% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 44
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,800 £57,500 £63,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -  

WebSphere 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 the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 679 1120 978
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.24% 18.14% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 563 920 815
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

WebSphere
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 28 March 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwickshire +35 10 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Coventry +29 7 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Birmingham -6 2 £53,750 +7.50%
Staffordshire +8 1 - -
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 31 (55.36%) Java
2 28 (50.00%) Linux
3 19 (33.93%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) Middleware
4 18 (32.14%) IBM
5 17 (30.36%) SOA
5 17 (30.36%) Finance
5 17 (30.36%) Retail
6 16 (28.57%) WebLogic
6 16 (28.57%) J2EE
6 16 (28.57%) Oracle
6 16 (28.57%) XML
7 15 (26.79%) JBoss
7 15 (26.79%) Java EE
8 14 (25.00%) Banking
8 14 (25.00%) SOAP
8 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 13 (23.21%) Unix
9 13 (23.21%) Windows
9 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
10 12 (21.43%) hybris
11 10 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
11 10 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
11 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
12 9 (16.07%) HTML
12 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
12 9 (16.07%) RESTful
12 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
13 8 (14.29%) DataPower
13 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development

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 16 (28.57%) WebLogic
2 15 (26.79%) JBoss
3 10 (17.86%) WebSphere Application Server
4 7 (12.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (10.71%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.57%) Apache
7 1 (1.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Project
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Bluemix
1 1 (1.79%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.79%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (8.93%) SSL
3 2 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (16.07%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.50%) DB2
4 5 (8.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Ant
1 5 (8.93%) Eclipse
1 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
1 5 (8.93%) Maven
2 2 (3.57%) JUnit
2 2 (3.57%) Log4j
3 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.79%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.79%) SoapUI
General
1 17 (30.36%) Finance
1 17 (30.36%) Retail
2 14 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (14.29%) International Banking
4 6 (10.71%) Telecoms
5 4 (7.14%) Retail Banking
6 3 (5.36%) Marketing
7 2 (3.57%) Legal
8 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Consultant
2 13 (23.21%) Technical Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) E-Commerce Business Analyst
3 8 (14.29%) J2EE Consultant
3 8 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
4 7 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 7 (12.50%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 6 (10.71%) Java Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Middleware Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Java Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) SOA Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) SOA Technical Consultant
7 3 (5.36%) E-Commerce Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.93%) Middleware
2 16 (28.57%) J2EE
2 16 (28.57%) XML
3 15 (26.79%) Java EE
4 14 (25.00%) SOAP
5 10 (17.86%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (16.07%) HTML
6 9 (16.07%) RESTful
7 7 (12.50%) Hibernate
7 7 (12.50%) JMS
7 7 (12.50%) Spring
8 6 (10.71%) IBM Integration Bus
8 6 (10.71%) REST
8 6 (10.71%) Web Services
8 6 (10.71%) WSDL
9 5 (8.93%) EJB
9 5 (8.93%) JDBC
9 5 (8.93%) JSP
9 5 (8.93%) Servlets
9 5 (8.93%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) DataPower
2 5 (8.93%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.93%) User Experience
3 4 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Clustering
4 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) Unix
2 13 (23.21%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) SOA
2 13 (23.21%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.07%) Business Analysis
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) High Availability
6 6 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
6 6 (10.71%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) OO
7 5 (8.93%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (8.93%) Time Management
7 5 (8.93%) Translating Business Requirements
8 4 (7.14%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.14%) OOP
8 4 (7.14%) Process Improvement
8 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (5.36%) Analytics
9 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.36%) SEO
10 2 (3.57%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) Java
2 19 (33.93%) SQL
3 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
4 5 (8.93%) Python
5 2 (3.57%) PHP
5 2 (3.57%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (7.14%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
Vendors
1 18 (32.14%) IBM
2 16 (28.57%) Oracle
3 12 (21.43%) hybris
4 8 (14.29%) Sybase
5 3 (5.36%) Google
6 2 (3.57%) Demandware
7 1 (1.79%) ATG
7 1 (1.79%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.79%) webMethods
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