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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 100 122 104
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.27% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.44% 0.77% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 17
Average salary £41,250 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.61% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,250 £54,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%
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
455 651 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.44% 35.32% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 401 553 651
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Unix
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (60.00%) Trend Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) High Availability
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (60.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Middleware
3 2 (40.00%) Problem Management

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Tomcat
2 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Application Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
1 3 (60.00%) IT Support
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
1 3 (60.00%) High Availability
1 3 (60.00%) Performance Tuning
1 3 (60.00%) Trend Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) Shell Script
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (60.00%) MicroStrategy
2 3 (60.00%) Oracle