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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 122 - 121
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 6 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.30% - 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.42% - 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 7
Average salary £52,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £43,891
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +36.70%
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
423 421 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 20.84% 21.69% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 346 382 356
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 July 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 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) DB2
1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
1 17 (100.00%) AIX
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) SOA
1 17 (100.00%) IBM
1 17 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 17 (100.00%) CICS
1 17 (100.00%) MVS
1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 17 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 17 (100.00%) JCL
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 17 (100.00%) ISPF
1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (52.94%) COBOL
3 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
3 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Private Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Banking
3 3 (17.65%) Retail
4 1 (5.88%) OS/390
4 1 (5.88%) zOS

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 17 (100.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 17 (100.00%) CICS
1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (100.00%) DB2
1 17 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Private Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Banking
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (100.00%) Consultant
1 17 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) Web Services
1 17 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 17 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (100.00%) UNIX
1 17 (100.00%) AIX
1 17 (100.00%) Solaris
1 17 (100.00%) Linux
1 17 (100.00%) MVS
2 1 (5.88%) OS/390
2 1 (5.88%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) SOA
2 3 (17.65%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) Java
1 17 (100.00%) Perl
1 17 (100.00%) SQL
1 17 (100.00%) JCL
2 9 (52.94%) COBOL
Systems Management
1 17 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Oracle
1 17 (100.00%) IBM