The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 112 106 128
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +22
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 11 17 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.58% 0.99% 0.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.46% 1.91% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 12
Average salary £54,000 £42,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.05% +0.59%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -
WebSphere MQ
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
755 891 1254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 39.80% 52.11% 56.18%
Number of salaries quoted 666 766 1141
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Cheshire

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Knutsford -2 4 £52,750 +5.50%
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 13 (81.25%) UNIX
2 13 (81.25%) Middleware
3 12 (75.00%) Finance
3 12 (75.00%) AIX
4 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 11 (68.75%) SSL
5 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 10 (62.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 9 (56.25%) Mainframe
7 8 (50.00%) JCL
7 8 (50.00%) Perl
7 8 (50.00%) ISPF
8 5 (31.25%) IBM
9 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
10 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
11 2 (12.50%) Banking
11 2 (12.50%) Clustering
11 2 (12.50%) ITIL
12 1 (6.25%) Remedy
12 1 (6.25%) Migration
12 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (6.25%) Scrum
12 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
12 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Hawk
12 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
12 1 (6.25%) Misys
12 1 (6.25%) zOS
12 1 (6.25%) SQL

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (6.25%) JBoss
2 1 (6.25%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (68.75%) SSL
General
1 12 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Content Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
4 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (81.25%) Middleware
2 10 (62.50%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) UNIX
2 12 (75.00%) AIX
3 11 (68.75%) Linux
4 10 (62.50%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL
1 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
2 1 (6.25%) Line Management
2 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
2 1 (6.25%) Coaching
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (6.25%) Scrum
2 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.25%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Perl
1 8 (50.00%) JCL
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) C
3 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Misys
2 1 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 1 (6.25%) Remedy
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle