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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 251 293 317
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +24
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 8 17 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.17% 0.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.56% 0.85% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 43
Median salary £45,000 £58,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.40% -6.00%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -21.81%
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
1423 1993 2683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 21.54% 19.59% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 1305 1716 2306
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 8 (53.33%) SQL
1 8 (53.33%) Control-M
2 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
2 7 (46.67%) IBM
3 6 (40.00%) Middleware
3 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
3 6 (40.00%) Fund Management
3 6 (40.00%) Markit EDM
4 5 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
4 5 (33.33%) Back Office
4 5 (33.33%) AIX
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
5 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
5 4 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (26.67%) Retail
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) DataPower
6 3 (20.00%) Derivative
6 3 (20.00%) Finance
6 3 (20.00%) Unix
7 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 2 (13.33%) Remedy
7 2 (13.33%) ITIL
7 2 (13.33%) C++
7 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
7 2 (13.33%) Sybase

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.67%) MQSI
Business Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) CouchDB
2 1 (6.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.67%) RavenDB
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) Riak
General
1 7 (46.67%) Banking
2 5 (33.33%) Back Office
3 4 (26.67%) Retail
4 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Applications Support
1 8 (53.33%) Applications Support Analyst
1 8 (53.33%) Support Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) SQL Support Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Chief Technology Officer
4 1 (6.67%) Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) OTC Derivatives Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) Middleware
2 5 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (6.67%) Dapper ORM
3 1 (6.67%) Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) MSMQ
3 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) DataPower
1 4 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
2 3 (20.00%) Derivative
3 2 (13.33%) Equities
3 2 (13.33%) Fixed Income
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
4 1 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (6.67%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) AIX
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) Windows
3 3 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) Asset Management
2 6 (40.00%) Fund Management
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (13.33%) Business Transformation
4 2 (13.33%) ITIL
4 2 (13.33%) SOA
5 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (6.67%) EAI
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.67%) Matrix Management
5 1 (6.67%) Migration
5 1 (6.67%) MVC
5 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
5 1 (6.67%) Programme Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
2 2 (13.33%) C++
2 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.67%) C#
3 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Remedy
2 2 (13.33%) Sybase
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
3 1 (6.67%) TIBCO
3 1 (6.67%) webMethods
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