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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 300 291 238
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -53
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 45 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.054% 0.37% 0.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.94% 2.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 43 98
Average salary £58,000 £67,500 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.07% -3.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £88,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.78%
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
4102 4777 4641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.14% 39.40% 38.81%
Number of salaries quoted 3612 4232 4358
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 October 2014.

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 October 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 30 (75.00%) Finance
3 24 (60.00%) Linux
4 20 (50.00%) SQL
4 20 (50.00%) Oracle
5 16 (40.00%) Windows
5 16 (40.00%) Middleware
5 16 (40.00%) Banking
6 14 (35.00%) IBM
7 13 (32.50%) BizTalk Server
8 12 (30.00%) Tivoli
8 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
9 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 10 (25.00%) SWIFT
9 10 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
10 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (22.50%) MQSeries
10 9 (22.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
10 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Process Server
11 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 7 (17.50%) UNIX
13 6 (15.00%) .NET
13 6 (15.00%) C#
13 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (15.00%) TDD
14 5 (12.50%) Firewall
14 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
14 5 (12.50%) Tomcat

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

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (32.50%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Process Server
3 9 (22.50%) MQSeries
4 5 (12.50%) Tomcat
5 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (5.00%) JBoss
6 2 (5.00%) TIBCO EMS
6 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 2 (5.00%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.50%) Mule
7 1 (2.50%) IIS
7 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) LatentZero
1 2 (5.00%) Markit EDM
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (2.50%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.50%) Firewall
2 3 (7.50%) SAN
3 2 (5.00%) FTP
3 2 (5.00%) HTTP
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) Internet
4 1 (2.50%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 10 (25.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) DB2
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) NUnit
2 2 (5.00%) CruiseControl
2 2 (5.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.50%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
General
1 30 (75.00%) Finance
2 16 (40.00%) Banking
3 3 (7.50%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.00%) French Language
4 2 (5.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 2 (5.00%) Front Office
5 1 (2.50%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Applications Support
2 6 (15.00%) Support Specialist
2 6 (15.00%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 5 (12.50%) Applications Support Specialist
4 4 (10.00%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Senior Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Middleware Specialist
6 2 (5.00%) Middleware Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Release Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) Middleware
2 6 (15.00%) .NET
3 4 (10.00%) XML
4 3 (7.50%) Web Services
4 3 (7.50%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (7.50%) WCF
5 2 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (5.00%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.00%) XSD
5 2 (5.00%) XSLT
5 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) SOAP
6 1 (2.50%) NHibernate
6 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
6 1 (2.50%) Dojo
6 1 (2.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (2.50%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) SWIFT
2 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
2 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.50%) Derivative
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Equity Risk
2 1 (2.50%) DataPower
2 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Linux
2 16 (40.00%) Windows
3 9 (22.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (17.50%) UNIX
5 3 (7.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 9 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (15.00%) TDD
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (10.00%) OO
5 4 (10.00%) SOA
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Scrum
6 3 (7.50%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.50%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.00%) IT Governance
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (5.00%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.00%) OOD
7 2 (5.00%) Asset Management
7 2 (5.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (15.00%) C#
3 4 (10.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (7.50%) Bourne shell
4 3 (7.50%) Java
4 3 (7.50%) VBA
4 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (7.50%) Korn
5 2 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.00%) Python
5 2 (5.00%) Perl
5 2 (5.00%) C
6 1 (2.50%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
6 1 (2.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) VMware ESX
1 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (7.50%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 3 (7.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (30.00%) Tivoli
2 9 (22.50%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 2 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 20 (50.00%) Oracle
2 14 (35.00%) IBM
3 12 (30.00%) Red Hat
4 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (7.50%) EMC
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Veritas
6 2 (5.00%) thinkFolio
6 2 (5.00%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.50%) webMethods
7 1 (2.50%) ATG
7 1 (2.50%) Software AG
7 1 (2.50%) hybris
7 1 (2.50%) Demandware
7 1 (2.50%) Omniture
7 1 (2.50%) Endeca
7 1 (2.50%) Unisys
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago