The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 112 102 118
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.33% 0.82% 0.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.74% 1.79% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 18
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.95%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
812 780 1049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.76% 45.91% 45.75%
Number of salaries quoted 705 681 952
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
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% -
WebSphere MQ
North West

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 1 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
Knutsford -7 1 - -
Crewe - 1 £45,000 -
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) Oracle
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Banking
4 4 (40.00%) UNIX
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Java
4 4 (40.00%) IBM
4 4 (40.00%) Misys
4 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
5 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
5 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (30.00%) VMware
5 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 2 (20.00%) SUSE
6 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Brocade
6 2 (20.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) HPUX

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 7 (70.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (20.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Solutions Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Principal Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Development Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (10.00%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) AIX
3 2 (20.00%) SUSE
3 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (20.00%) HPUX
3 2 (20.00%) Solaris
3 2 (20.00%) OS/400
3 2 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (20.00%) KVM
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Oracle
2 4 (40.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Misys
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
4 2 (20.00%) Brocade
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) HP
4 2 (20.00%) EMC
4 2 (20.00%) Juniper
4 2 (20.00%) BMC
4 2 (20.00%) CA
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 1 (10.00%) Remedy
5 1 (10.00%) Wincor Nixdorf