The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 104 130
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 0 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.58% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.91% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 17
Average salary - £46,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.06%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £46,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -6.06%
MQSeries
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
322 309 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.87% 19.76% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 279 257 355
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,125
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MQSeries Salary Trend in Cheshire

MQSeries
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM