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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 724 682 642
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -40
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 116 172 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.12% 0.18% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.57% 0.84% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 76 139 152
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £51,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+44.92% -5.90%
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
20210 20399 20451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.95% 21.01% 20.72%
Number of salaries quoted 17081 16817 17470
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 6 March 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 6 March 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 -7 74 £65,000 - 5
East of England +13 31 £75,000 +5.63%
South East -36 4 £67,500 - 2
West Midlands -23 3 £52,500 +27.27% 1
South West - 2 £61,250 -
Yorkshire -14 1 £50,000 +10.49% 2
North East -15 1 £45,000 - 1
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 March 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.

1 228 (83.52%) Java
2 163 (59.71%) Oracle
3 144 (52.75%) IBM
4 135 (49.45%) Finance
5 134 (49.08%) SQL
6 129 (47.25%) WebSphere
7 112 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (39.93%) Middleware
9 105 (38.46%) J2EE
9 105 (38.46%) DB2
10 102 (37.36%) XML
11 100 (36.63%) JMS
12 97 (35.53%) UNIX
13 91 (33.33%) Linux
14 88 (32.23%) WebSphere Application Server
15 76 (27.84%) TIBCO
16 75 (27.47%) Retail
17 72 (26.37%) Web Services
18 71 (26.01%) E-Commerce
19 69 (25.27%) JDBC
19 69 (25.27%) Relational Database
20 68 (24.91%) FTP
20 68 (24.91%) Spring
21 64 (23.44%) Degree
22 63 (23.08%) Banking
22 63 (23.08%) HTTP
23 62 (22.71%) Perl
24 59 (21.61%) Solaris
24 59 (21.61%) Tomcat
24 59 (21.61%) Software Engineering

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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
1 129 (47.25%) WebSphere
2 88 (32.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 59 (21.61%) Tomcat
4 47 (17.22%) IBM HTTP Server
5 45 (16.48%) WebLogic
6 38 (13.92%) IIS
7 27 (9.89%) CICS
8 21 (7.69%) JBoss
9 12 (4.40%) Documentum
9 12 (4.40%) FileNet
10 11 (4.03%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (2.56%) TIBCO EMS
11 7 (2.56%) Apache
12 6 (2.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (1.83%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
14 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
14 1 (0.37%) Drupal
14 1 (0.37%) GlassFish
14 1 (0.37%) Liferay
Applications
1 35 (12.82%) MS Office
2 3 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (4.40%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.47%) Summit
3 2 (0.73%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 68 (24.91%) FTP
2 63 (23.08%) HTTP
3 25 (9.16%) SSL
3 25 (9.16%) Internet
4 13 (4.76%) Network Security
5 12 (4.40%) TCP/IP
6 9 (3.30%) LDAP
6 9 (3.30%) AMQP
7 6 (2.20%) Firewall
7 6 (2.20%) Multicast
8 5 (1.83%) IPsec
8 5 (1.83%) VPN
8 5 (1.83%) HTTPS
9 4 (1.47%) tcpdump
9 4 (1.47%) NAS
9 4 (1.47%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.37%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.37%) SSH
10 1 (0.37%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.37%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (38.46%) DB2
2 69 (25.27%) Relational Database
3 46 (16.85%) SQL Server
4 30 (10.99%) RDBMS
5 16 (5.86%) Oracle Reports
6 13 (4.76%) Oracle Database
7 12 (4.40%) MySQL
7 12 (4.40%) DbVisualizer
8 7 (2.56%) InterSystems Cache
9 5 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.83%) Big Data
9 5 (1.83%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.47%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.10%) Easytrieve
11 3 (1.10%) NonStop SQL
12 2 (0.73%) IMS/DB
12 2 (0.73%) Adabas
12 2 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.73%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 24 (8.79%) Ant
2 18 (6.59%) JUnit
2 18 (6.59%) Subversion
3 12 (4.40%) QuickTest Pro
3 12 (4.40%) LoadRunner
3 12 (4.40%) Maven
4 11 (4.03%) JIRA
4 11 (4.03%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.66%) Log4j
5 10 (3.66%) Eclipse
6 7 (2.56%) Selenium
6 7 (2.56%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.20%) Talend Open Studio
8 4 (1.47%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.47%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.73%) XPEDITER
10 1 (0.37%) Gerrit
10 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
General
1 135 (49.45%) Finance
2 75 (27.47%) Retail
3 63 (23.08%) Banking
4 24 (8.79%) Investment Banking
5 22 (8.06%) Telecoms
6 17 (6.23%) Marketing
7 14 (5.13%) Manufacturing
8 10 (3.66%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.83%) Games
10 4 (1.47%) Back Office
11 1 (0.37%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (38.10%) Developer
2 73 (26.74%) Java Developer
3 55 (20.15%) Analyst
4 50 (18.32%) Architect
5 49 (17.95%) Support Analyst
6 36 (13.19%) Senior Developer
7 27 (9.89%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (8.79%) Senior Java Developer
9 19 (6.96%) Operations Analyst
9 19 (6.96%) Operations Support Analyst
10 18 (6.59%) Applications Support
11 17 (6.23%) Applications Support Analyst
12 15 (5.49%) Enterprise Architect
13 14 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support
14 12 (4.40%) Consultant
14 12 (4.40%) Tester
15 11 (4.03%) Programmer
15 11 (4.03%) .NET Developer
15 11 (4.03%) Web Analyst
15 11 (4.03%) Web Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (39.93%) Middleware
2 105 (38.46%) J2EE
3 102 (37.36%) XML
4 100 (36.63%) JMS
5 72 (26.37%) Web Services
6 69 (25.27%) JDBC
7 68 (24.91%) Spring
8 46 (16.85%) .NET
9 38 (13.92%) HTML
10 33 (12.09%) .NET Framework
11 29 (10.62%) RESTful
12 27 (9.89%) Application Packaging
13 25 (9.16%) jQuery
14 24 (8.79%) Java EE
15 23 (8.42%) XSLT
16 22 (8.06%) XSD
17 21 (7.69%) CSS
17 21 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
17 21 (7.69%) JSON
18 18 (6.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (17.58%) Enterprise Software
2 35 (12.82%) Open Source
3 32 (11.72%) Mainframe
4 31 (11.36%) Management Information System
4 31 (11.36%) PKI
5 29 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 20 (7.33%) SWIFT
8 14 (5.13%) Derivative
9 13 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
10 10 (3.66%) Web 2.0
10 10 (3.66%) Online Banking
11 8 (2.93%) Fixed Income
12 7 (2.56%) Hedge funds
13 6 (2.20%) Equities
14 4 (1.47%) Clustering
15 3 (1.10%) DataPower
15 3 (1.10%) Credit Derivative
15 3 (1.10%) Credit Risk
15 3 (1.10%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 97 (35.53%) UNIX
2 91 (33.33%) Linux
3 59 (21.61%) Solaris
4 45 (16.48%) Windows
5 43 (15.75%) AIX
6 10 (3.66%) HPUX
7 5 (1.83%) MVS
8 3 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (41.03%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (26.01%) E-Commerce
3 59 (21.61%) Software Engineering
4 48 (17.58%) Waterfall
5 47 (17.22%) Problem Management
6 41 (15.02%) Performance Tuning
7 40 (14.65%) ITIL
8 36 (13.19%) SOA
8 36 (13.19%) Project Management
9 31 (11.36%) Risk Management
10 29 (10.62%) Technical Architecture
11 27 (9.89%) Mentoring
11 27 (9.89%) Low Latency
12 26 (9.52%) TDD
13 23 (8.42%) Regression Testing
13 23 (8.42%) UML
14 21 (7.69%) Automated Testing
14 21 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
15 20 (7.33%) Programme Management
16 19 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 228 (83.52%) Java
2 134 (49.08%) SQL
3 62 (22.71%) Perl
4 48 (17.58%) Bash Shell
5 41 (15.02%) JavaScript
6 36 (13.19%) C++
7 35 (12.82%) C
8 31 (11.36%) C#
9 15 (5.49%) PL/SQL
10 11 (4.03%) XPath
11 10 (3.66%) Assembly Language
12 8 (2.93%) JCL
13 6 (2.20%) Python
14 5 (1.83%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.10%) REXX
15 3 (1.10%) COBOL
16 2 (0.73%) NATURAL
16 2 (0.73%) SELCOPY
17 1 (0.37%) Clojure
17 1 (0.37%) Jython
Qualifications
1 64 (23.44%) Degree
2 12 (4.40%) ISEB
2 12 (4.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (3.66%) Sun Certification
4 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
5 6 (2.20%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.47%) HND
7 2 (0.73%) VCP4
8 1 (0.37%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.23%) ISO 8583
2 2 (0.73%) QA
3 1 (0.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.47%) Samba
3 2 (0.73%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.37%) KVM
4 1 (0.37%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 6 (2.20%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.47%) Control-M
3 2 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.73%) Puppet
4 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.37%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 1 (0.37%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.37%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.37%) yum
Vendors
1 163 (59.71%) Oracle
2 144 (52.75%) IBM
3 76 (27.84%) TIBCO
4 41 (15.02%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.49%) HP
5 15 (5.49%) Pega
6 12 (4.40%) Sybase
7 10 (3.66%) Sun
7 10 (3.66%) Interwoven
8 6 (2.20%) VMware
8 6 (2.20%) F5
8 6 (2.20%) Talend
9 5 (1.83%) Business Objects
10 4 (1.47%) Misys
10 4 (1.47%) NetApp
10 4 (1.47%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.47%) CheckPoint
11 3 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.10%) IONA
11 3 (1.10%) Syncsort
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