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 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 MQSeries
Rank 255 278 291
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +13
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 10 40 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.39% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 1.85% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 29
Average salary £55,000 £65,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £55,000 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £90,900
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £75,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +62.16%
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
1287 2160 2229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.28% 20.80% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1859 1922
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 12 February 2016.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the City of London

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 12 (54.55%) Unix
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (40.91%) C++
5 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
5 9 (40.91%) Derivative
6 8 (36.36%) Equities
6 8 (36.36%) SDLC
7 7 (31.82%) Degree
7 7 (31.82%) Java
7 7 (31.82%) ITIL
7 7 (31.82%) Control-M
8 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
8 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 6 (27.27%) DB2
8 6 (27.27%) AIX
9 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
9 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
9 5 (22.73%) Solaris
9 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
9 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
9 5 (22.73%) Sybase
9 5 (22.73%) MS Office
9 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
9 5 (22.73%) Middleware
9 5 (22.73%) Lotus
9 5 (22.73%) Remedy
9 5 (22.73%) Fedwire

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 5 (22.73%) IBM Notes
2 3 (13.64%) WebSphere
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.55%) CICS
4 1 (4.55%) Documentum
4 1 (4.55%) FileNet
4 1 (4.55%) MQSI
4 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.55%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) Summit
2 2 (9.09%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) PuTTY
2 1 (4.55%) DHCP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (4.55%) FTP
2 1 (4.55%) LDAP
2 1 (4.55%) OpenLDAP
2 1 (4.55%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) DB2
3 5 (22.73%) RDBMS
3 5 (22.73%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.55%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Git (software)
1 2 (9.09%) Gradle
1 2 (9.09%) TeamCity
General
1 19 (86.36%) Finance
2 14 (63.64%) Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Investment Banking
4 4 (18.18%) Back Office
5 1 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 1 (4.55%) Marketing
5 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Applications Support
2 7 (31.82%) Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Applications Support Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Support Analyst
3 6 (27.27%) Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Summit Developer
5 2 (9.09%) RPG Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) .NET Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Chief Technology Officer
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.55%) Linux Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Web Architect
6 1 (4.55%) XML Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) .NET
2 4 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 3 (13.64%) CORBA
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
4 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (4.55%) IBM Integration Bus
5 1 (4.55%) JMS
5 1 (4.55%) LAMP
5 1 (4.55%) MSMQ
5 1 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
5 1 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (4.55%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (4.55%) WSDL
5 1 (4.55%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (40.91%) Derivative
2 8 (36.36%) Equities
3 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
3 5 (22.73%) Fedwire
3 5 (22.73%) Fixed Income
3 5 (22.73%) SWIFT
4 3 (13.64%) Credit Derivative
4 3 (13.64%) Credit Risk
4 3 (13.64%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Clustering
5 1 (4.55%) Data Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (4.55%) Fintech
5 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Unix
2 6 (27.27%) AIX
3 5 (22.73%) Solaris
4 2 (9.09%) Linux
5 1 (4.55%) Debian
5 1 (4.55%) SUSE
5 1 (4.55%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) SDLC
2 7 (31.82%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
3 4 (18.18%) SOA
4 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.64%) Asset Management
4 3 (13.64%) Collateral Management
4 3 (13.64%) Straight-Through Processing
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Unit Testing
4 3 (13.64%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (13.64%) Workflow
5 2 (9.09%) BDD
5 2 (9.09%) Fund Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Scrum
5 2 (9.09%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (4.55%) B2B
6 1 (4.55%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (40.91%) C++
3 7 (31.82%) Java
4 6 (27.27%) Shell Script
5 4 (18.18%) C
6 3 (13.64%) C#
6 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 2 (9.09%) RPG
7 2 (9.09%) RPG IV
8 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) NFS
1 1 (4.55%) Samba
1 1 (4.55%) Snort
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) Control-M
2 1 (4.55%) Graphite
2 1 (4.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 5 (22.73%) Lotus
2 5 (22.73%) Remedy
2 5 (22.73%) Sybase
3 4 (18.18%) IBM
4 3 (13.64%) IONA
4 3 (13.64%) Misys
5 2 (9.09%) Oracle
5 2 (9.09%) TIBCO
6 1 (4.55%) AppDynamics
6 1 (4.55%) F5
6 1 (4.55%) Pega
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Splunk
6 1 (4.55%) webMethods