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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 248 285 326
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +41
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 10 36 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.35% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 1.02% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 34
Median salary £82,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,000 £85,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
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
2610 3516 4867
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 39.99% 34.16% 37.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2357 3055 4201
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,863 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

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 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 30 (93.75%) WebSphere
2 22 (68.75%) Finance
3 18 (56.25%) IBM
4 15 (46.88%) Banking
5 13 (40.63%) Fintech
6 12 (37.50%) Java
7 11 (34.38%) Legal
7 11 (34.38%) Workflow
8 10 (31.25%) Risk Management
8 10 (31.25%) VMware
8 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (31.25%) Cash Management
9 9 (28.13%) IBM Integration Bus
10 8 (25.00%) QA
10 8 (25.00%) solidDB
10 8 (25.00%) WorldPay
10 8 (25.00%) .NET
10 8 (25.00%) J2EE
10 8 (25.00%) ISO27002
10 8 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
11 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
11 6 (18.75%) SOAP
11 6 (18.75%) WCF
12 5 (15.63%) Mobile Banking
12 5 (15.63%) DevOps
12 5 (15.63%) SWIFT
13 4 (12.50%) REST

WebSphere MQ
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 30 (93.75%) WebSphere
2 10 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (12.50%) Apache
3 4 (12.50%) Mule
3 4 (12.50%) Mule ESB
4 2 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.13%) IIS
5 1 (3.13%) MQSeries
5 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) DHCP
1 1 (3.13%) DNS
1 1 (3.13%) LAN
1 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
1 1 (3.13%) SAN
1 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.00%) solidDB
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.13%) OLAP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Maven
1 4 (12.50%) Subversion
1 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (68.75%) Finance
2 15 (46.88%) Banking
3 11 (34.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Applications Manager
2 10 (31.25%) Security Manager
3 8 (25.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 8 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Digital Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
5 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.13%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.13%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) IBM Integration Bus
2 8 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) J2EE
3 6 (18.75%) SOAP
3 6 (18.75%) WCF
4 4 (12.50%) Apache Camel
4 4 (12.50%) CSS
4 4 (12.50%) CSS3
4 4 (12.50%) HTML
4 4 (12.50%) HTML5
4 4 (12.50%) JSON
4 4 (12.50%) REST
4 4 (12.50%) Spring
4 4 (12.50%) Spring Integration
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.25%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (6.25%) RESTful
5 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Fintech
2 10 (31.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 5 (15.63%) Mobile Banking
3 5 (15.63%) SWIFT
4 4 (12.50%) Data Structures
5 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (3.13%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Workflow
2 10 (31.25%) Cash Management
2 10 (31.25%) Risk Management
3 8 (25.00%) Performance Optimisation
4 5 (15.63%) DevOps
5 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (12.50%) Mobile Development
5 4 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 4 (12.50%) Web Development
6 3 (9.38%) Secure Coding
7 2 (6.25%) Data Management
7 2 (6.25%) Line Management
7 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.13%) GAP Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Migration
8 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (37.50%) Java
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) HND
1 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (25.00%) ISO27002
2 8 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (56.25%) IBM
2 10 (31.25%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) WorldPay
4 4 (12.50%) MuleSoft
5 3 (9.38%) Oracle
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
7 1 (3.13%) Adobe
7 1 (3.13%) Citrix
7 1 (3.13%) Sybase