The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 272 309 300
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -9
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 34 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.27% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.70% 1.28% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34 34 27
Average salary £62,500 £63,750 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.96% -12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £62,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,783
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.24%
MQSeries
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1997 2651 2181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.04% 21.39% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1707 2258 1956
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +1.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

MQSeries
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the City of London region.

MQSeries Salary Trend in the City of London

MQSeries
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MQSeries across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the City of London

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 26 (63.41%) Java
3 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (56.10%) Oracle
5 21 (51.22%) Middleware
6 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
6 20 (48.78%) Banking
7 18 (43.90%) TIBCO
7 18 (43.90%) Technical Architecture
7 18 (43.90%) J2EE
8 16 (39.02%) Project Management
8 16 (39.02%) Waterfall
8 16 (39.02%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
9 14 (34.15%) Risk Management
9 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
9 14 (34.15%) SQL
9 14 (34.15%) C
9 14 (34.15%) C++
10 13 (31.71%) .NET
11 11 (26.83%) C#
11 11 (26.83%) IBM
11 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
12 10 (24.39%) UNIX
13 9 (21.95%) Back Office
14 8 (19.51%) Control-M
14 8 (19.51%) Derivative
14 8 (19.51%) Fixed Income
15 7 (17.07%) XML
15 7 (17.07%) AIX

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (14.63%) WebSphere
2 5 (12.20%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (7.32%) IBM Notes
4 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 2 (4.88%) JBoss
4 2 (4.88%) Documentum
4 2 (4.88%) CICS
4 2 (4.88%) FileNet
5 1 (2.44%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (2.44%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 4 (9.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.44%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) LDAP
1 2 (4.88%) FTP
2 1 (2.44%) SNMP
2 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (48.78%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) DB2
2 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.32%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) TeamCity
1 3 (7.32%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (7.32%) MSBuild
General
1 29 (70.73%) Finance
2 20 (48.78%) Banking
3 14 (34.15%) Telecoms
4 9 (21.95%) Back Office
5 6 (14.63%) Investment Banking
6 5 (12.20%) Retail
7 2 (4.88%) Marketing
7 2 (4.88%) Financial Institution
8 1 (2.44%) Front Office
8 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (2.44%) Automotive
8 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Developer
2 15 (36.59%) Senior Developer
3 10 (24.39%) Support Analyst
3 10 (24.39%) Analyst
4 9 (21.95%) Applications Support
4 9 (21.95%) Java Developer
4 9 (21.95%) .NET Developer
4 9 (21.95%) Senior Java Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (12.20%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (7.32%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Java Consultant
9 2 (4.88%) Graduate
9 2 (4.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) Middleware
2 18 (43.90%) J2EE
3 13 (31.71%) .NET
4 11 (26.83%) .NET Framework
5 7 (17.07%) XML
6 6 (14.63%) HTML
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET
7 4 (9.76%) SOAP
7 4 (9.76%) Web Services
7 4 (9.76%) Java EE
7 4 (9.76%) WCF
7 4 (9.76%) JMS
7 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (9.76%) REST
7 4 (9.76%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (7.32%) OAuth2
8 3 (7.32%) HTML5
8 3 (7.32%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 3 (7.32%) OAuth
9 2 (4.88%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (39.02%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (19.51%) Fixed Income
2 8 (19.51%) Derivative
3 6 (14.63%) SWIFT
3 6 (14.63%) Equities
4 5 (12.20%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.32%) Fedwire
6 2 (4.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) UNIX
2 7 (17.07%) AIX
3 3 (7.32%) Solaris
4 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (58.54%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (43.90%) Technical Architecture
3 16 (39.02%) Project Management
3 16 (39.02%) Waterfall
4 14 (34.15%) Risk Management
4 14 (34.15%) Software Engineering
5 6 (14.63%) MVC
5 6 (14.63%) Project Planning
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
5 6 (14.63%) SOA
6 5 (12.20%) Asset Management
6 5 (12.20%) Fund Management
6 5 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) Investment Management
7 4 (9.76%) Fund Accounting
7 4 (9.76%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (9.76%) TDD
7 4 (9.76%) BDD
7 4 (9.76%) SDLC
8 3 (7.32%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 26 (63.41%) Java
2 14 (34.15%) C
2 14 (34.15%) SQL
2 14 (34.15%) C++
3 11 (26.83%) C#
4 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (19.51%) Control-M
2 1 (2.44%) OpenView
Vendors
1 23 (56.10%) Oracle
2 18 (43.90%) TIBCO
3 11 (26.83%) IBM
4 4 (9.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.76%) Charles River
4 4 (9.76%) Fiserv
5 3 (7.32%) Sybase
5 3 (7.32%) Informatica
5 3 (7.32%) Lotus
6 2 (4.88%) Pega
7 1 (2.44%) Wall Street Systems
7 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (2.44%) SunGard
7 1 (2.44%) HP