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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 215 161
Rank change year-on-year +2 -54  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere 19 24 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.37% 0.39% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 2.44% 6.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 17 66
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,900 £37,300 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £61,875
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 761 982 967
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.75% 15.96% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 647 789 788
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,150 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +12 7 £47,500 -9.52%
Birmingham +9 6 £57,500 +9.52%
Coventry -5 6 £42,750 -31.60% 4
WebSphere
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 26 (66.67%) IBM
2 25 (64.10%) Middleware
3 22 (56.41%) Java
4 15 (38.46%) IBM Integration Bus
5 14 (35.90%) Linux
6 10 (25.64%) SOAP
7 9 (23.08%) XML
7 9 (23.08%) Finance
8 8 (20.51%) Retail
8 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
9 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
9 7 (17.95%) WebSphere MQ
9 7 (17.95%) Marketing
9 7 (17.95%) DataPower
9 7 (17.95%) hybris
9 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
10 6 (15.38%) RESTful
10 6 (15.38%) Banking
10 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
10 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
10 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.38%) Migration
10 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
10 6 (15.38%) WSDL
10 6 (15.38%) B2B
10 6 (15.38%) B2C
10 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
10 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
11 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.82%) SQL

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 6 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 6 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (12.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.56%) Apache
3 1 (2.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Eclipse
1 4 (10.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (7.69%) Ant
2 3 (7.69%) Maven
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 8 (20.51%) Retail
3 7 (17.95%) Marketing
4 6 (15.38%) Banking
4 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Middleware Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Middleware Specialist
3 6 (15.38%) Account Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Java Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Middleware Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Sales Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Java Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (10.26%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (7.69%) Principal Developer
6 3 (7.69%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Account Manager
7 2 (5.13%) E-Commerce Manager
8 1 (2.56%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Lead Business Analyst
8 1 (2.56%) Middleware Architect
8 1 (2.56%) Online Merchandiser
8 1 (2.56%) WebSphere Developer
8 1 (2.56%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (64.10%) Middleware
2 15 (38.46%) IBM Integration Bus
3 10 (25.64%) SOAP
4 9 (23.08%) XML
5 7 (17.95%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (15.38%) RESTful
6 6 (15.38%) WSDL
7 4 (10.26%) Hibernate
7 4 (10.26%) J2EE
7 4 (10.26%) JMS
7 4 (10.26%) REST
7 4 (10.26%) Spring
7 4 (10.26%) Web Services
8 3 (7.69%) EJB
8 3 (7.69%) JDBC
8 3 (7.69%) JSP
8 3 (7.69%) Servlets
8 3 (7.69%) Struts
9 2 (5.13%) HTML
10 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) DataPower
2 3 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) E-Commerce
2 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.38%) B2B
3 6 (15.38%) B2C
3 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
3 6 (15.38%) Data Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Migration
3 6 (15.38%) Programme Management
4 5 (12.82%) High Availability
5 3 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (7.69%) SOA
5 3 (7.69%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) Analytics
7 1 (2.56%) Email Marketing
7 1 (2.56%) Tag Management
7 1 (2.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) Java
2 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.82%) SQL
3 4 (10.26%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (2.56%) ISEB
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) IBM
2 7 (17.95%) hybris
3 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.13%) Oracle
5 1 (2.56%) ATG
5 1 (2.56%) Google
5 1 (2.56%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.56%) webMethods
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £50,242 per year + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £45,438 - 68,158 per year + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago