The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Application Platforms category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 294 286 285
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 31 27 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.25% 0.23% 0.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.20% 1.26% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 27 46
Average salary £65,000 £72,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.34% -
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £62,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £85,000 £80,750
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,783 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+40.24% -28.69%
Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2591 2144 2553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.95% 17.92% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2201 1918 2340
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
MQSeries
London

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 2014.

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 2014, 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 64 (86.49%) Finance
2 58 (78.38%) Oracle
3 57 (77.03%) Banking
4 54 (72.97%) SQL Server
5 52 (70.27%) Java
6 46 (62.16%) Middleware
7 43 (58.11%) TIBCO
7 43 (58.11%) C++
8 42 (56.76%) Investment Banking
8 42 (56.76%) Technical Architecture
8 42 (56.76%) Enterprise Software
9 40 (54.05%) Project Management
10 39 (52.70%) C
10 39 (52.70%) Risk Management
10 39 (52.70%) Telecoms
10 39 (52.70%) Software Engineering
11 38 (51.35%) Waterfall
12 33 (44.59%) J2EE
13 25 (33.78%) SQL
14 24 (32.43%) Java EE
15 21 (28.38%) C#
16 19 (25.68%) .NET
17 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
18 14 (18.92%) IBM
19 13 (17.57%) Linux
19 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
20 11 (14.86%) JMS
21 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
22 9 (12.16%) UNIX
23 7 (9.46%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 10 (13.51%) WebSphere
2 5 (6.76%) AquaLogic Service Bus
2 5 (6.76%) Oracle Service Bus
2 5 (6.76%) AquaLogic
3 3 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.70%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Markit EDM
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.35%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.35%) SiteCatalyst
2 1 (1.35%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) Firewall
2 2 (2.70%) LDAP
3 1 (1.35%) SSL
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (72.97%) SQL Server
2 13 (17.57%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.76%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.76%) InterSystems Cache
4 4 (5.41%) NoSQL
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.35%) MySQL
7 1 (1.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Selenium
2 4 (5.41%) MSBuild
2 4 (5.41%) Jasmine
2 4 (5.41%) JsTestDriver
2 4 (5.41%) TeamCity
2 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.35%) JIRA
3 1 (1.35%) JUnit
3 1 (1.35%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.35%) Maven
3 1 (1.35%) Log4j
General
1 64 (86.49%) Finance
2 57 (77.03%) Banking
3 42 (56.76%) Investment Banking
4 39 (52.70%) Telecoms
5 6 (8.11%) Marketing
6 5 (6.76%) International Banking
7 2 (2.70%) Front Office
7 2 (2.70%) Advertising
8 1 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 55 (74.32%) Developer
2 33 (44.59%) Senior Developer
3 28 (37.84%) Java Developer
4 16 (21.62%) .NET Developer
4 16 (21.62%) Senior .NET Developer
5 15 (20.27%) Senior Java Developer
6 12 (16.22%) Java Programmer
6 12 (16.22%) Programmer
7 7 (9.46%) Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.11%) Applications Support
8 6 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Technical Support
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Technical Support Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 5 (6.76%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (62.16%) Middleware
2 33 (44.59%) J2EE
3 24 (32.43%) Java EE
4 19 (25.68%) .NET
5 16 (21.62%) .NET Framework
6 11 (14.86%) JMS
7 7 (9.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 6 (8.11%) XML
9 5 (6.76%) WCF
9 5 (6.76%) FpML
10 4 (5.41%) SOAP
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET
10 4 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (5.41%) OAuth2
10 4 (5.41%) jQuery
10 4 (5.41%) REST
10 4 (5.41%) Mustache
10 4 (5.41%) Sammy.js
10 4 (5.41%) NHibernate
10 4 (5.41%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 42 (56.76%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (9.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.11%) Derivative
3 6 (8.11%) SWIFT
4 5 (6.76%) iPad
4 5 (6.76%) Hedge funds
4 5 (6.76%) Fixed Income
4 5 (6.76%) Clustering
5 3 (4.05%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.70%) Equities
7 1 (1.35%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.35%) PKI
7 1 (1.35%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (17.57%) Linux
2 9 (12.16%) UNIX
3 7 (9.46%) Windows
4 6 (8.11%) Solaris
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (56.76%) Technical Architecture
2 40 (54.05%) Project Management
3 39 (52.70%) Risk Management
3 39 (52.70%) Software Engineering
4 38 (51.35%) Waterfall
5 5 (6.76%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.76%) Multithreading
5 5 (6.76%) Database Tuning
5 5 (6.76%) Performance Tuning
5 5 (6.76%) ETL
5 5 (6.76%) TDD
6 4 (5.41%) MVC
6 4 (5.41%) Scrum
6 4 (5.41%) EAI
6 4 (5.41%) Systems Analysis
6 4 (5.41%) Project Planning
6 4 (5.41%) BDD
7 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.70%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (70.27%) Java
2 43 (58.11%) C++
3 39 (52.70%) C
4 25 (33.78%) SQL
5 21 (28.38%) C#
6 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.35%) Python
7 1 (1.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (1.35%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.35%) RHEV
1 1 (1.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
2 2 (2.70%) Control-M
3 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (1.35%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (1.35%) YUM
3 1 (1.35%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 58 (78.38%) Oracle
2 43 (58.11%) TIBCO
3 14 (18.92%) IBM
4 6 (8.11%) JBoss
5 4 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.41%) Telerik
6 3 (4.05%) BMC
7 2 (2.70%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.35%) Fiserv
8 1 (1.35%) Hitwise
8 1 (1.35%) Sencha
8 1 (1.35%) Omniture
8 1 (1.35%) Google
8 1 (1.35%) Sybase
8 1 (1.35%) Adobe
8 1 (1.35%) HP
8 1 (1.35%) EMC
8 1 (1.35%) Informatica