The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 123 116 97
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -19
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 9 22 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.46% 1.18% 0.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.10% 2.30% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 9 20 14
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
WebSphere MQ
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
818 956 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 41.35% 51.26% 38.85%
Number of salaries quoted 712 866 538
Average salary £39,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.85% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Bristol

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 30 (100.00%) SQL
1 30 (100.00%) IBM
1 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (93.33%) Java
2 28 (93.33%) Client/Server
2 28 (93.33%) JMS
2 28 (93.33%) N-Tier
2 28 (93.33%) JBoss
2 28 (93.33%) Eclipse
2 28 (93.33%) RDBMS
2 28 (93.33%) Oracle
2 28 (93.33%) Ant
2 28 (93.33%) JUnit
2 28 (93.33%) WebLogic
2 28 (93.33%) JSP
2 28 (93.33%) Servlets
2 28 (93.33%) XML
2 28 (93.33%) XSLT
2 28 (93.33%) UML
2 28 (93.33%) Enterprise Software
2 28 (93.33%) Relational Database
3 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
4 20 (66.67%) J2EE
4 20 (66.67%) Scrum
4 20 (66.67%) VMware
4 20 (66.67%) Finance
4 20 (66.67%) TDD
4 20 (66.67%) Banking
4 20 (66.67%) Spring

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 30 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (93.33%) WebLogic
2 28 (93.33%) JBoss
3 20 (66.67%) Apache ServiceMix
4 2 (6.67%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (6.67%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (93.33%) RDBMS
1 28 (93.33%) Relational Database
2 25 (83.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 28 (93.33%) Ant
1 28 (93.33%) JUnit
1 28 (93.33%) Eclipse
2 20 (66.67%) Eclipse RCP
3 16 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 16 (53.33%) Maven
3 16 (53.33%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (66.67%) Finance
1 20 (66.67%) Banking
1 20 (66.67%) French Language
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
2 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Software Engineer
1 16 (53.33%) Java Software Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Java Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Team Leader
3 4 (13.33%) Java Team Leader
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (93.33%) JSP
1 28 (93.33%) Servlets
1 28 (93.33%) XML
1 28 (93.33%) XSLT
1 28 (93.33%) JMS
2 20 (66.67%) Spring
2 20 (66.67%) GWT
2 20 (66.67%) OSGi
2 20 (66.67%) J2EE
3 2 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (93.33%) Client/Server
1 28 (93.33%) N-Tier
1 28 (93.33%) Enterprise Software
2 20 (66.67%) Inversion of Control
2 20 (66.67%) SWIFT
3 16 (53.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) UNIX
2 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 2 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (93.33%) UML
1 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (66.67%) TDD
2 20 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 20 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 20 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (66.67%) Scrum
3 16 (53.33%) Problem Management
4 4 (13.33%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (13.33%) OO
4 4 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 2 (6.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) SQL
2 28 (93.33%) Java
3 4 (13.33%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (53.33%) Degree
System Software
1 20 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) IBM
2 28 (93.33%) Oracle
3 20 (66.67%) VMware
3 20 (66.67%) Google
4 2 (6.67%) HP
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) Red Hat
4 2 (6.67%) Sage
4 2 (6.67%) Remedy