The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 126 - 131
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.15% - 0.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.81% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £50,000 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £77,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.35% +93.75%
MQSeries
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
372 427 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 19.00% 19.46% 18.97%
Number of salaries quoted 324 369 366
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £66,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

MQSeries Salary Trend in Birmingham

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 16 (100.00%) Java
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
1 16 (100.00%) SOA
1 16 (100.00%) CICS
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 14 (87.50%) Perl
3 14 (87.50%) DB2
3 14 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 14 (87.50%) BusinessObjects
3 14 (87.50%) IBM
3 14 (87.50%) UNIX
3 14 (87.50%) AIX
3 14 (87.50%) Solaris
3 14 (87.50%) Linux
3 14 (87.50%) WebSphere MQ
3 14 (87.50%) Tivoli
3 14 (87.50%) JCL
3 14 (87.50%) MVS
3 14 (87.50%) Mainframe
3 14 (87.50%) ISPF
3 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
4 9 (56.25%) COBOL
5 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
5 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Private Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Banking
5 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 2 (12.50%) Middleware
6 2 (12.50%) REST

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) CICS
2 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 14 (87.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
3 2 (12.50%) JBoss
3 2 (12.50%) Apache
3 2 (12.50%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (87.50%) DB2
1 14 (87.50%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Retail
1 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
1 3 (18.75%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (87.50%) Consultant
1 14 (87.50%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) DBA
3 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
2 14 (87.50%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (87.50%) ISPF
3 2 (12.50%) REST
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware
3 2 (12.50%) J2EE
3 2 (12.50%) SOAP
3 2 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (12.50%) JMS
3 2 (12.50%) WSDL
4 1 (6.25%) SAML
4 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (87.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) UNIX
1 14 (87.50%) AIX
1 14 (87.50%) Solaris
1 14 (87.50%) Linux
1 14 (87.50%) MVS
2 1 (6.25%) OS/390
2 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (18.75%) Wealth Management
3 1 (6.25%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) Java
2 15 (93.75%) SQL
3 14 (87.50%) JCL
3 14 (87.50%) Perl
4 9 (56.25%) COBOL
5 2 (12.50%) C#
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (87.50%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Oracle
2 14 (87.50%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) BEA