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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 127 108 136
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +28
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 2 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.54% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 1.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 3
Average salary £38,000 £21,500 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.74% -12.24%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
MSMQ
North 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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
860 776 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.65% 46.97% 44.33%
Number of salaries quoted 745 683 892
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

MSMQ
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

MSMQ Salary Trend in Cheshire

MSMQ
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Macclesfield +10 2 £38,000 +76.74%
MSMQ
North West

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ.

1 16 (100.00%) SQL
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) WCF
2 15 (93.75%) C#
2 15 (93.75%) T-SQL
2 15 (93.75%) VBA
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
2 15 (93.75%) Visual Studio
2 15 (93.75%) SOAP
2 15 (93.75%) Windows
2 15 (93.75%) UML
2 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (93.75%) WPF
2 15 (93.75%) LINQ
2 15 (93.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 15 (93.75%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) OO
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
3 1 (6.25%) NHS
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
3 1 (6.25%) Scrum
3 1 (6.25%) HL7
3 1 (6.25%) Itk

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server
1 15 (93.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (93.75%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 15 (93.75%) .NET Developer
1 15 (93.75%) C# Developer
1 15 (93.75%) Developer
1 15 (93.75%) C# .NET Developer
2 13 (81.25%) Analyst
2 13 (81.25%) Analyst Developer
3 2 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) Web Services
1 16 (100.00%) XML
1 16 (100.00%) WCF
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) SOAP
2 15 (93.75%) WPF
2 15 (93.75%) LINQ
2 15 (93.75%) REST
3 1 (6.25%) Itk
3 1 (6.25%) XSD
3 1 (6.25%) XSLT
3 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 15 (93.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) UML
1 15 (93.75%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) OO
2 1 (6.25%) SOA
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) SQL
2 15 (93.75%) T-SQL
2 15 (93.75%) VBA
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) HL7
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle