The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 198 208 225
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +17
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 12 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.16% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.76% 0.49% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 4
Average salary £63,750 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £56,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £68,750 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.95% -11.50%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1570 1834 2405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.44% 33.45% 40.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1309 1666 2139
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Berkshire region.

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 8 £65,000 -3.70%
Slough - 2 £55,000 -
WebSphere MQ
South East

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere MQ.

1 24 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 23 (95.83%) IBM
3 17 (70.83%) DataPower
4 15 (62.50%) AIX
4 15 (62.50%) Solaris
5 13 (54.17%) DB2
6 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (45.83%) Finance
8 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
8 10 (41.67%) Windows
9 9 (37.50%) UNIX
9 9 (37.50%) ETL
9 9 (37.50%) Ab Initio
10 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (33.33%) XML
10 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
11 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
11 7 (29.17%) Clustering
11 7 (29.17%) Linux
11 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
11 7 (29.17%) IBM Certification
12 6 (25.00%) ITIL
12 6 (25.00%) High Availability
13 5 (20.83%) Web Services
14 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
14 4 (16.67%) J2EE
14 4 (16.67%) SOA
14 4 (16.67%) LDAP
14 4 (16.67%) Middleware
15 3 (12.50%) Jython

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Portal
3 3 (12.50%) Quickr
3 3 (12.50%) IBM Connections
3 3 (12.50%) FileNet
3 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (4.17%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) SAP GRC
2 2 (8.33%) SAP FI
2 2 (8.33%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (8.33%) SAP CO
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) LDAP
2 2 (8.33%) HTTP
2 2 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (4.17%) HTTPS
3 1 (4.17%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) DB2
2 8 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (33.33%) Hadoop
3 3 (12.50%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (8.33%) ClearQuest
2 2 (8.33%) ClearCase
General
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
1 9 (37.50%) Lead Developer
2 6 (25.00%) Consultant
2 6 (25.00%) ETL Developer
3 4 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (12.50%) Support Specialist
5 2 (8.33%) WebSphere Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) SAP Developer
6 1 (4.17%) ABAP Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Programmer
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) J2EE
3 4 (16.67%) Middleware
4 3 (12.50%) Web Dynpro
4 3 (12.50%) SAP Smart Forms
4 3 (12.50%) BAPI
4 3 (12.50%) SAP XI
4 3 (12.50%) Spring
4 3 (12.50%) Ajax
4 3 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 3 (12.50%) EDI
5 2 (8.33%) SOAP
5 2 (8.33%) XSD
5 2 (8.33%) XSLT
6 1 (4.17%) JMS
6 1 (4.17%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 17 (70.83%) DataPower
2 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 7 (29.17%) Management Information System
3 3 (12.50%) AS400
3 3 (12.50%) iSeries
4 2 (8.33%) Firmware
5 1 (4.17%) HACMP
5 1 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) AIX
1 15 (62.50%) Solaris
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 9 (37.50%) UNIX
4 7 (29.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (37.50%) ETL
3 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
4 6 (25.00%) ITIL
4 6 (25.00%) High Availability
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 3 (12.50%) Workflow
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.17%) OOP
8 1 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Shell Script
2 3 (12.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) ABAP
2 3 (12.50%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) SAPscript
2 3 (12.50%) Jython
3 2 (8.33%) Korn
4 1 (4.17%) XPath
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) sed
4 1 (4.17%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) IBM Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Tivoli
1 1 (4.17%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) IBM
2 9 (37.50%) Ab Initio
3 3 (12.50%) Lotus
3 3 (12.50%) SAP
3 3 (12.50%) Cognos
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (8.33%) Niku
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle