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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 732 763 736
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -27
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 127 139 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 0.59% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 102 100 109
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £39,000 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £43,891
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +36.70%
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
20972 23382 20986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.46% 21.26% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17623 19523 17874
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +31 80 £62,500 - 3
South West -2 13 £62,500 -10.71%
West Midlands - 12 £43,750 -
East of England -25 11 £75,000 -3.22% 1
South East +23 5 £42,500 -29.16% 1
North West -2 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
East Midlands - 1 £57,500 -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 183 (79.91%) Java
2 111 (48.47%) Oracle
3 110 (48.03%) SQL
4 101 (44.10%) Finance
5 100 (43.67%) IBM
6 94 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (38.43%) UNIX
8 86 (37.55%) JMS
9 82 (35.81%) J2EE
9 82 (35.81%) WebSphere
10 72 (31.44%) Software Engineering
11 70 (30.57%) Linux
11 70 (30.57%) Middleware
12 69 (30.13%) DB2
13 67 (29.26%) Banking
14 65 (28.38%) Web Services
15 61 (26.64%) Spring
16 57 (24.89%) XML
17 53 (23.14%) WebSphere MQ
18 51 (22.27%) SOA
19 49 (21.40%) Degree
20 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
21 47 (20.52%) Java EE
22 45 (19.65%) WebSphere Application Server
23 44 (19.21%) TIBCO
24 43 (18.78%) AIX
25 41 (17.90%) Solaris
25 41 (17.90%) JCL
26 40 (17.47%) C++
27 39 (17.03%) Mainframe

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 82 (35.81%) WebSphere
2 45 (19.65%) WebSphere Application Server
3 36 (15.72%) CICS
4 27 (11.79%) Tomcat
5 17 (7.42%) WebLogic
6 15 (6.55%) Apache Spark
7 12 (5.24%) JBoss
8 10 (4.37%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (3.49%) Apache
10 6 (2.62%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.31%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.31%) Documentum
11 3 (1.31%) FileNet
11 3 (1.31%) Cloud Foundry
12 2 (0.87%) Liferay
12 2 (0.87%) Drupal
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.44%) Node.js
Applications
1 8 (3.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.18%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.31%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.87%) Magento
4 1 (0.44%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.92%) AMQP
2 10 (4.37%) HTTP
3 7 (3.06%) FTP
4 6 (2.62%) Firewall
4 6 (2.62%) Internet
4 6 (2.62%) LDAP
5 5 (2.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (1.75%) NAS
6 4 (1.75%) Network Security
6 4 (1.75%) IPsec
6 4 (1.75%) VPN
6 4 (1.75%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.31%) SSL
8 2 (0.87%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.44%) DSL
9 1 (0.44%) SAN
9 1 (0.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (30.13%) DB2
2 48 (20.96%) SQL Server
3 32 (13.97%) BusinessObjects
4 30 (13.10%) Relational Database
5 20 (8.73%) RDBMS
6 15 (6.55%) Big Data
6 15 (6.55%) Hadoop
7 11 (4.80%) DbVisualizer
8 10 (4.37%) MySQL
9 7 (3.06%) Adabas
9 7 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.75%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.31%) NonStop SQL
11 3 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.87%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.87%) IMS/DB
12 2 (0.87%) Easytrieve
13 1 (0.44%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (7.86%) Subversion
2 11 (4.80%) HP UFT
2 11 (4.80%) LoadRunner
3 10 (4.37%) JUnit
4 7 (3.06%) Visual Studio
4 7 (3.06%) Ant
5 5 (2.18%) Maven
5 5 (2.18%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.75%) Log4j
6 4 (1.75%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.31%) JIRA
7 3 (1.31%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.31%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.31%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.31%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.31%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.87%) XPEDITER
9 1 (0.44%) Hudson
General
1 101 (44.10%) Finance
2 67 (29.26%) Banking
3 27 (11.79%) Retail
4 24 (10.48%) Telecoms
5 13 (5.68%) Financial Institution
6 12 (5.24%) Back Office
6 12 (5.24%) Investment Banking
7 8 (3.49%) Manufacturing
8 6 (2.62%) Retail Banking
8 6 (2.62%) Private Banking
9 3 (1.31%) Front Office
9 3 (1.31%) Marketing
10 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.44%) Automotive
10 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 122 (53.28%) Developer
2 82 (35.81%) Java Developer
3 34 (14.85%) Consultant
3 34 (14.85%) Technical Consultant
4 31 (13.54%) Senior Developer
5 26 (11.35%) Analyst
5 26 (11.35%) .NET Developer
6 25 (10.92%) Senior Java Developer
7 17 (7.42%) Architect
8 14 (6.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
9 12 (5.24%) Applications Support
10 11 (4.80%) Tester
10 11 (4.80%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.80%) Support Analyst
11 9 (3.93%) Middleware Developer
12 8 (3.49%) Programmer
13 7 (3.06%) Applications Support Analyst
14 6 (2.62%) COBOL Analyst
14 6 (2.62%) Analyst Programmer
14 6 (2.62%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (37.55%) JMS
2 82 (35.81%) J2EE
3 70 (30.57%) Middleware
4 65 (28.38%) Web Services
5 61 (26.64%) Spring
6 57 (24.89%) XML
7 53 (23.14%) WebSphere MQ
8 47 (20.52%) Java EE
9 38 (16.59%) JDBC
10 34 (14.85%) .NET
11 32 (13.97%) ISPF
12 27 (11.79%) HTML
12 27 (11.79%) REST
13 25 (10.92%) .NET Framework
14 22 (9.61%) JSON
15 18 (7.86%) XSLT
16 17 (7.42%) SOAP
16 17 (7.42%) Hibernate
17 15 (6.55%) Kafka
17 15 (6.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.03%) Mainframe
2 33 (14.41%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (11.35%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (3.93%) Online Banking
5 9 (3.93%) SWIFT
6 8 (3.49%) Derivative
6 8 (3.49%) Fixed Income
6 8 (3.49%) Equities
7 7 (3.06%) N-Tier
7 7 (3.06%) Management Information System
7 7 (3.06%) Credit Risk
8 4 (1.75%) Web 2.0
9 3 (1.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (1.31%) PKI
9 3 (1.31%) Fedwire
10 2 (0.87%) Social Media
10 2 (0.87%) IBM Mainframe
10 2 (0.87%) DataPower
10 2 (0.87%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 88 (38.43%) UNIX
2 70 (30.57%) Linux
3 43 (18.78%) AIX
4 41 (17.90%) Solaris
5 32 (13.97%) MVS
6 18 (7.86%) Windows
7 10 (4.37%) zOS
8 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.75%) HPUX
9 1 (0.44%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (41.05%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (31.44%) Software Engineering
3 51 (22.27%) SOA
4 37 (16.16%) Waterfall
5 30 (13.10%) Risk Management
6 26 (11.35%) Low Latency
7 24 (10.48%) Technical Architecture
7 24 (10.48%) TDD
8 23 (10.04%) Project Management
9 21 (9.17%) Scrum
9 21 (9.17%) E-Commerce
10 19 (8.30%) MVC
10 19 (8.30%) Multithreading
11 17 (7.42%) SDLC
12 15 (6.55%) Performance Tuning
13 13 (5.68%) ETL
14 12 (5.24%) Automated Testing
15 11 (4.80%) Regression Testing
15 11 (4.80%) BDD
15 11 (4.80%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 183 (79.91%) Java
2 110 (48.03%) SQL
3 41 (17.90%) JCL
4 40 (17.47%) C++
5 38 (16.59%) C#
5 38 (16.59%) Perl
6 36 (15.72%) C
7 29 (12.66%) JavaScript
8 26 (11.35%) COBOL
9 11 (4.80%) PL/SQL
10 10 (4.37%) Scala
10 10 (4.37%) Clojure
10 10 (4.37%) Shell Script
11 7 (3.06%) T-SQL
11 7 (3.06%) VBScript
11 7 (3.06%) NATURAL
12 6 (2.62%) Python
13 5 (2.18%) VB
14 4 (1.75%) Groovy
14 4 (1.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (21.40%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) HND
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.31%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.31%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (1.31%) OCPJP
3 3 (1.31%) OCMJD
4 2 (0.87%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (0.87%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.49%) QA
2 6 (2.62%) SLA
3 5 (2.18%) ISO 8583
4 3 (1.31%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (1.75%) Samba
Systems Management
1 32 (13.97%) Tivoli
2 11 (4.80%) Control-M
3 4 (1.75%) Puppet
4 2 (0.87%) Ansible
4 2 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.87%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.44%) OpenView
5 1 (0.44%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 111 (48.47%) Oracle
2 100 (43.67%) IBM
3 44 (19.21%) TIBCO
4 19 (8.30%) Microsoft
5 17 (7.42%) HP
5 17 (7.42%) Red Hat
6 10 (4.37%) Terracotta
7 9 (3.93%) Sybase
7 9 (3.93%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (3.93%) Pega
8 5 (2.18%) Informatica
9 4 (1.75%) Fiserv
9 4 (1.75%) VMware
9 4 (1.75%) Interwoven
9 4 (1.75%) NetApp
9 4 (1.75%) Charles River
10 3 (1.31%) Lotus
10 3 (1.31%) Sun
10 3 (1.31%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (1.31%) Wall Street Systems
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