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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 244 278 307
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +29
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 13 39 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.21% 0.37% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.51% 1.07% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 36
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
2573 3632 4673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 40.78% 34.67% 37.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2356 3136 3997
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 29 (93.55%) WebSphere
2 20 (64.52%) IBM
3 19 (61.29%) Finance
4 16 (51.61%) IBM Integration Bus
5 15 (48.39%) Java
6 11 (35.48%) Fintech
7 9 (29.03%) SOAP
8 8 (25.81%) Web Services
8 8 (25.81%) J2EE
8 8 (25.81%) Banking
9 7 (22.58%) QA
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) Middleware
9 7 (22.58%) REST
10 6 (19.35%) SWIFT
10 6 (19.35%) DevOps
10 6 (19.35%) JMS
10 6 (19.35%) Linux
10 6 (19.35%) C#
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) .NET
10 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (19.35%) VMware
11 5 (16.13%) Legal
11 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (16.13%) solidDB
11 5 (16.13%) WCF
11 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 5 (16.13%) XSLT
11 5 (16.13%) WorldPay

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 29 (93.55%) WebSphere
2 3 (9.68%) Apache
2 3 (9.68%) Mule
2 3 (9.68%) Mule ESB
2 3 (9.68%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
3 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
3 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Acrobat
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
1 1 (3.23%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (3.23%) MS Project
1 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (6.45%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (6.45%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (3.23%) Markit EDM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.45%) DMZ
2 2 (6.45%) Firewall
2 2 (6.45%) SSL
3 1 (3.23%) DHCP
3 1 (3.23%) DNS
3 1 (3.23%) LAN
3 1 (3.23%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) solidDB
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
2 3 (9.68%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.23%) DB2
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (3.23%) OLAP
3 1 (3.23%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Maven
1 3 (9.68%) Subversion
1 3 (9.68%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (61.29%) Finance
2 8 (25.81%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.23%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Developer
2 7 (22.58%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
2 7 (22.58%) WebSphere Specialist
3 4 (12.90%) Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Agile Java Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Digital Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Middleware Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) C# Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Integration Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (51.61%) IBM Integration Bus
2 9 (29.03%) SOAP
3 8 (25.81%) J2EE
3 8 (25.81%) Web Services
4 7 (22.58%) Middleware
4 7 (22.58%) REST
5 6 (19.35%) .NET
5 6 (19.35%) JMS
6 5 (16.13%) WCF
6 5 (16.13%) XSLT
7 4 (12.90%) FpML
8 3 (9.68%) Apache Camel
8 3 (9.68%) CSS
8 3 (9.68%) CSS3
8 3 (9.68%) HTML
8 3 (9.68%) HTML5
8 3 (9.68%) JSON
8 3 (9.68%) Spring
8 3 (9.68%) Spring Integration
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 11 (35.48%) Fintech
2 6 (19.35%) SWIFT
3 4 (12.90%) Mobile Banking
4 3 (9.68%) Data Structures
4 3 (9.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (6.45%) Clustering
5 2 (6.45%) DataPower
5 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
6 1 (3.23%) Blackberry
6 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 1 (3.23%) Derivative
6 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
6 1 (3.23%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
2 6 (19.35%) Linux
3 4 (12.90%) Solaris
4 3 (9.68%) Unix
5 2 (6.45%) AIX
5 2 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Performance Optimisation
3 4 (12.90%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (12.90%) Risk Management
3 4 (12.90%) Workflow
4 3 (9.68%) Cash Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Management
4 3 (9.68%) Domain-Driven Design
4 3 (9.68%) Mobile Development
4 3 (9.68%) Secure Coding
4 3 (9.68%) SOA
4 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
4 3 (9.68%) Wealth Management
4 3 (9.68%) Web Development
5 2 (6.45%) Logistics
5 2 (6.45%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
5 2 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 15 (48.39%) Java
2 6 (19.35%) C#
2 6 (19.35%) SQL
3 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 2 (6.45%) Jython
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) HND
1 1 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (22.58%) QA
2 3 (9.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (9.68%) ISO27002
3 2 (6.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) PowerHA
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) IBM
2 6 (19.35%) VMware
3 5 (16.13%) WorldPay
4 3 (9.68%) MuleSoft
4 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 3 (9.68%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.45%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.23%) Adobe
6 1 (3.23%) Citrix
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.23%) Sybase