The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 257 303 304
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +1
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 54 26 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.55% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.56% 0.59% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 31 24 16
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -1.16%
WebSphere MQ
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3453 4385 4618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 35.43% 37.38% 39.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2937 3807 4162
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in the City of London

WebSphere MQ
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in the City of London

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 87 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 53 (60.92%) Banking
3 52 (59.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 48 (55.17%) Finance
5 43 (49.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 37 (42.53%) IBM
7 32 (36.78%) UNIX
8 31 (35.63%) Windows
9 30 (34.48%) Linux
9 30 (34.48%) SDLC
10 29 (33.33%) DB2
11 26 (29.89%) Retail
12 23 (26.44%) Change Management
13 22 (25.29%) Java
14 19 (21.84%) Apache
14 19 (21.84%) Tomcat
15 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
15 18 (20.69%) Coaching
16 17 (19.54%) SQL
16 17 (19.54%) .NET
17 16 (18.39%) Oracle
17 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
17 16 (18.39%) VMware
17 16 (18.39%) QA
18 15 (17.24%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
19 14 (16.09%) SAN
19 14 (16.09%) Middleware
20 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
20 13 (14.94%) C#
20 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 87 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 43 (49.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 19 (21.84%) Apache
3 19 (21.84%) Tomcat
4 15 (17.24%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 8 (9.20%) IIS
6 6 (6.90%) JBoss
6 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (5.75%) MQSeries
8 4 (4.60%) Umbraco
8 4 (4.60%) Orchard CMS
8 4 (4.60%) CMS
9 1 (1.15%) Jetty
Applications
1 4 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.30%) MS Office
3 1 (1.15%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) thinkFolio
1 2 (2.30%) Markit EDM
1 2 (2.30%) LatentZero
Communications & Networking
1 14 (16.09%) SAN
2 8 (9.20%) iSCSI
2 8 (9.20%) NAS
3 5 (5.75%) SSL
3 5 (5.75%) HTTP
4 1 (1.15%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (33.33%) DB2
2 13 (14.94%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
4 4 (4.60%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.60%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.30%) solidDB
5 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.15%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.15%) LogicBlox
Development Applications
1 10 (11.49%) Eclipse
2 7 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.90%) Maven
3 6 (6.90%) Subversion
4 3 (3.45%) JIRA
4 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.15%) JUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.15%) NUnit
6 1 (1.15%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.15%) jMock
6 1 (1.15%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.15%) Cucumber
General
1 53 (60.92%) Banking
2 48 (55.17%) Finance
3 26 (29.89%) Retail
4 6 (6.90%) Retail Banking
5 5 (5.75%) International Banking
6 3 (3.45%) Back Office
7 2 (2.30%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 35 (40.23%) Technical Specialist
2 15 (17.24%) Developer
3 12 (13.79%) WebSphere Specialist
4 10 (11.49%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 8 (9.20%) Linux Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) C# Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (8.05%) Middleware Specialist
7 6 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 6 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (6.90%) Architect
8 5 (5.75%) Server Support
8 5 (5.75%) Applications Support
8 5 (5.75%) Chief Information Officer
8 5 (5.75%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (59.77%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 17 (19.54%) .NET
3 14 (16.09%) Middleware
4 12 (13.79%) XML
4 12 (13.79%) XSLT
5 11 (12.64%) Web Services
6 10 (11.49%) HTML
7 8 (9.20%) WCF
7 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (9.20%) J2EE
7 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET
8 7 (8.05%) CSS
8 7 (8.05%) MSMQ
8 7 (8.05%) Hibernate
8 7 (8.05%) Spring
8 7 (8.05%) RabbitMQ
9 5 (5.75%) JMS
10 4 (4.60%) REST
10 4 (4.60%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 4 (4.60%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.20%) EqualLogic
2 8 (9.20%) Replication
3 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Storage
3 6 (6.90%) Mobile Banking
4 5 (5.75%) Reference Data
5 4 (4.60%) Derivative
5 4 (4.60%) Equities
5 4 (4.60%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.30%) Data Integration
6 2 (2.30%) RIA
6 2 (2.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.15%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.15%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 32 (36.78%) UNIX
2 31 (35.63%) Windows
3 30 (34.48%) Linux
4 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (4.60%) AIX
6 2 (2.30%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (34.48%) SDLC
2 23 (26.44%) Change Management
3 18 (20.69%) Mentoring
3 18 (20.69%) Coaching
4 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.49%) TDD
5 8 (9.20%) Change Control
5 8 (9.20%) Configuration Management
5 8 (9.20%) MVC
6 6 (6.90%) Investment Management
6 6 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
6 6 (6.90%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 6 (6.90%) TOGAF
6 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (5.75%) Software Delivery
7 5 (5.75%) Data Transformation
7 5 (5.75%) Unit Testing
7 5 (5.75%) Multithreading
7 5 (5.75%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.29%) Java
2 17 (19.54%) SQL
3 13 (14.94%) C#
4 10 (11.49%) C
5 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
6 7 (8.05%) VB
7 6 (6.90%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.75%) C++
8 5 (5.75%) Shell Script
9 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.30%) Ruby
9 2 (2.30%) Perl
10 1 (1.15%) Python
10 1 (1.15%) Prolog
10 1 (1.15%) Jython
Qualifications
1 2 (2.30%) Degree
1 2 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (18.39%) QA
System Software
1 8 (9.20%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (9.20%) vSphere
1 8 (9.20%) VMware ESX
2 2 (2.30%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 8 (9.20%) BMC Marimba
1 8 (9.20%) Cacti
1 8 (9.20%) Puppet
1 8 (9.20%) Check_MK
1 8 (9.20%) Nagios
1 8 (9.20%) Tivoli
2 3 (3.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 37 (42.53%) IBM
2 16 (18.39%) Oracle
2 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.39%) VMware
3 8 (9.20%) Veeam
3 8 (9.20%) Cisco
3 8 (9.20%) Dell
4 6 (6.90%) Red Hat
5 4 (4.60%) Fiserv
5 4 (4.60%) Charles River
6 3 (3.45%) Sybase
6 3 (3.45%) Informatica
6 3 (3.45%) Remedy
7 2 (2.30%) WorldPay
7 2 (2.30%) Serena
8 1 (1.15%) Solace
8 1 (1.15%) Atlassian
8 1 (1.15%) Sencha