The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 778 736 628
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -108
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 98 168 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.095% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.45% 0.71% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 82 139 204
Average salary £57,500 £63,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.80% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £50,750
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,800 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £62,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +8.69%
MQSeries
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
21560 23691 21953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.82% 21.05% 21.06%
Number of salaries quoted 18059 19661 18657
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in England

MQSeries
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the England region.

MQSeries Salary Trend in England

MQSeries
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MQSeries across the England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in England

MQSeries
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the England region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +1 60 £60,000 -7.69% 4
West Midlands 0 10 £52,500 - 1
East of England +12 8 £85,000 +17.24% 1
Yorkshire -11 6 £34,000 -9.33%
North East +1 5 £45,000 - 2
South West - 5 £60,000 -
South East -7 4 £67,500 -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 210 (87.87%) Java
2 137 (57.32%) Oracle
3 127 (53.14%) IBM
4 119 (49.79%) WebSphere
5 118 (49.37%) SQL
6 116 (48.54%) Finance
7 104 (43.51%) DB2
8 103 (43.10%) JMS
9 102 (42.68%) UNIX
10 95 (39.75%) J2EE
11 93 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
12 92 (38.49%) XML
13 83 (34.73%) Middleware
14 79 (33.05%) WebSphere Application Server
15 78 (32.64%) Linux
16 75 (31.38%) Web Services
17 69 (28.87%) Spring
18 64 (26.78%) TIBCO
19 58 (24.27%) Solaris
19 58 (24.27%) Degree
19 58 (24.27%) Relational Database
20 57 (23.85%) JDBC
21 51 (21.34%) Perl
21 51 (21.34%) Retail
22 49 (20.50%) Banking
22 49 (20.50%) E-Commerce
23 47 (19.67%) Software Engineering
24 46 (19.25%) Tomcat
24 46 (19.25%) AIX
25 44 (18.41%) FTP

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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
1 119 (49.79%) WebSphere
2 79 (33.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 46 (19.25%) Tomcat
4 40 (16.74%) WebLogic
5 33 (13.81%) CICS
6 30 (12.55%) IIS
7 28 (11.72%) IBM HTTP Server
8 14 (5.86%) JBoss
9 12 (5.02%) FileNet
9 12 (5.02%) Documentum
10 10 (4.18%) Apache
10 10 (4.18%) Apache Spark
11 9 (3.77%) Adobe CQ
12 7 (2.93%) TIBCO EMS
13 2 (0.84%) Liferay
14 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.42%) Drupal
14 1 (0.42%) GlassFish
Applications
1 28 (11.72%) MS Office
2 3 (1.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.60%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.67%) Summit
3 1 (0.42%) FLEXCUBE
3 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (18.41%) FTP
2 38 (15.90%) HTTP
3 21 (8.79%) SSL
4 15 (6.28%) Internet
4 15 (6.28%) AMQP
5 4 (1.67%) Network Security
5 4 (1.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.67%) LDAP
6 2 (0.84%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.84%) Firewall
6 2 (0.84%) Multicast
7 1 (0.42%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.42%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (0.42%) IPsec
7 1 (0.42%) DSL
7 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.42%) NAS
7 1 (0.42%) ATM
7 1 (0.42%) SNMP
7 1 (0.42%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (43.51%) DB2
2 58 (24.27%) Relational Database
3 35 (14.64%) SQL Server
4 25 (10.46%) RDBMS
5 13 (5.44%) Oracle Reports
5 13 (5.44%) DbVisualizer
6 10 (4.18%) Big Data
6 10 (4.18%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.18%) MySQL
7 8 (3.35%) Adabas
8 6 (2.51%) InterSystems Cache
9 3 (1.26%) NonStop SQL
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.84%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.84%) Data Mart
10 2 (0.84%) Easytrieve
10 2 (0.84%) IMS/DB
11 1 (0.42%) SQLite
11 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (6.28%) Ant
2 14 (5.86%) Subversion
3 13 (5.44%) QuickTest Pro
3 13 (5.44%) LoadRunner
4 12 (5.02%) JUnit
5 11 (4.60%) Jenkins
6 10 (4.18%) Maven
7 7 (2.93%) Eclipse
7 7 (2.93%) Log4j
8 6 (2.51%) JIRA
9 2 (0.84%) XPEDITER
9 2 (0.84%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.42%) Hudson
10 1 (0.42%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.42%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.42%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.42%) Git (software)
10 1 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 116 (48.54%) Finance
2 51 (21.34%) Retail
3 49 (20.50%) Banking
4 18 (7.53%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.69%) Marketing
6 12 (5.02%) Financial Institution
7 11 (4.60%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.51%) Back Office
9 5 (2.09%) Manufacturing
10 3 (1.26%) Games
11 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 88 (36.82%) Developer
2 64 (26.78%) Java Developer
3 48 (20.08%) Architect
4 38 (15.90%) Analyst
5 30 (12.55%) Support Analyst
6 26 (10.88%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (10.04%) Senior Developer
8 22 (9.21%) Consultant
9 20 (8.37%) Technical Consultant
9 20 (8.37%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (7.11%) Applications Support
11 16 (6.69%) Applications Support Analyst
12 15 (6.28%) Enterprise Architect
13 13 (5.44%) Operations Analyst
13 13 (5.44%) 3rd Line Support
13 13 (5.44%) Tester
13 13 (5.44%) Operations Support Analyst
14 11 (4.60%) Senior Architect
14 11 (4.60%) Senior Solutions Architect
15 10 (4.18%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (43.10%) JMS
2 95 (39.75%) J2EE
3 92 (38.49%) XML
4 83 (34.73%) Middleware
5 75 (31.38%) Web Services
6 69 (28.87%) Spring
7 57 (23.85%) JDBC
8 35 (14.64%) WebSphere MQ
9 34 (14.23%) RESTful
10 32 (13.39%) .NET
11 27 (11.30%) Java EE
12 26 (10.88%) Application Packaging
13 25 (10.46%) HTML
14 23 (9.62%) XSLT
15 20 (8.37%) XSD
15 20 (8.37%) .NET Framework
16 17 (7.11%) JSON
16 17 (7.11%) REST
16 17 (7.11%) ISPF
17 15 (6.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.90%) Mainframe
2 33 (13.81%) Open Source
3 31 (12.97%) Enterprise Software
3 31 (12.97%) Management Information System
4 27 (11.30%) PKI
5 22 (9.21%) Computer Science
6 21 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (8.37%) SWIFT
8 11 (4.60%) Derivative
9 7 (2.93%) Web 2.0
9 7 (2.93%) Equities
10 6 (2.51%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.51%) IBM Mainframe
11 5 (2.09%) Fixed Income
12 4 (1.67%) Online Banking
13 3 (1.26%) Clustering
13 3 (1.26%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (1.26%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (1.26%) Credit Risk
14 2 (0.84%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 102 (42.68%) UNIX
2 78 (32.64%) Linux
3 58 (24.27%) Solaris
4 46 (19.25%) AIX
5 37 (15.48%) Windows
6 17 (7.11%) MVS
7 7 (2.93%) HPUX
8 6 (2.51%) zOS
9 1 (0.42%) SUSE
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (38.91%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (20.50%) E-Commerce
3 47 (19.67%) Software Engineering
4 40 (16.74%) Waterfall
5 35 (14.64%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (14.23%) SOA
7 28 (11.72%) ITIL
8 27 (11.30%) Problem Management
9 26 (10.88%) Low Latency
10 25 (10.46%) Project Management
11 22 (9.21%) Automated Testing
12 20 (8.37%) TDD
13 19 (7.95%) Risk Management
13 19 (7.95%) Programme Management
14 18 (7.53%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (7.11%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (6.69%) ETL
17 15 (6.28%) Software Architecture
17 15 (6.28%) Enterprise Architecture
17 15 (6.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 210 (87.87%) Java
2 118 (49.37%) SQL
3 51 (21.34%) Perl
4 30 (12.55%) C++
5 29 (12.13%) Bash Shell
6 25 (10.46%) C
6 25 (10.46%) JavaScript
7 24 (10.04%) JCL
8 22 (9.21%) C#
9 14 (5.86%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.18%) COBOL
11 8 (3.35%) XPath
11 8 (3.35%) NATURAL
12 6 (2.51%) Shell Script
13 5 (2.09%) VB
13 5 (2.09%) Scala
14 4 (1.67%) Clojure
14 4 (1.67%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.84%) REXX
15 2 (0.84%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (24.27%) Degree
2 12 (5.02%) ISEB
2 12 (5.02%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (2.51%) Sun Certification
4 2 (0.84%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.69%) ISO 8583
2 4 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.84%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.42%) Samba
2 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 17 (7.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.26%) Puppet
3 2 (0.84%) Control-M
3 2 (0.84%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.42%) OpenView
Vendors
1 137 (57.32%) Oracle
2 127 (53.14%) IBM
3 64 (26.78%) TIBCO
4 35 (14.64%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.11%) HP
5 17 (7.11%) Business Objects
5 17 (7.11%) Pega
6 11 (4.60%) Sybase
7 8 (3.35%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (2.93%) Interwoven
9 6 (2.51%) Sun
10 5 (2.09%) Red Hat
10 5 (2.09%) Terracotta
11 4 (1.67%) F5
11 4 (1.67%) Misys
12 3 (1.26%) IONA
12 3 (1.26%) VMware
13 2 (0.84%) Adobe
13 2 (0.84%) Syncsort
14 1 (0.42%) hybris
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