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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 109 98 125
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +27
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 11 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.61% 1.19% 0.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.60% 2.42% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 18
Average salary £54,000 £46,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +14.81%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -7.50%
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
688 785 1228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 38.01% 48.97% 57.30%
Number of salaries quoted 596 683 1117
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 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 26 January 2015. 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 -8 4 £52,750 +5.50%
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 13 (92.86%) UNIX
1 13 (92.86%) Middleware
2 12 (85.71%) AIX
2 12 (85.71%) WebSphere
3 11 (78.57%) Finance
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) SSL
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
5 9 (64.29%) Mainframe
5 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 8 (57.14%) JCL
6 8 (57.14%) ISPF
6 8 (57.14%) Perl
7 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
8 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
9 2 (14.29%) Clustering
10 1 (7.14%) Banking
10 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
10 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
10 1 (7.14%) Line Management
10 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
10 1 (7.14%) TIBCO Hawk
10 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
10 1 (7.14%) zOS
10 1 (7.14%) ITIL
10 1 (7.14%) JBoss
10 1 (7.14%) MQSeries

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (7.14%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) SSL
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Content Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Middleware
2 9 (64.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 8 (57.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Mainframe
2 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) UNIX
2 12 (85.71%) AIX
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Windows
5 1 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Line Management
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Perl
1 8 (57.14%) JCL
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 1 (7.14%) TIBCO