The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 144 110 131
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +21
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 8 34 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.35% 1.37% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.15% 6.06% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 18 5
Average salary £85,000 £72,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +35.51%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.34%
MQSeries
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
698 561 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 30.71% 22.64% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 554 480 470
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

MQSeries Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

MQSeries
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 27 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
Watford -8 5 - -
MQSeries
East of England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 61 (100.00%) Java
2 56 (91.80%) IBM
3 55 (90.16%) DB2
4 54 (88.52%) WebSphere
5 47 (77.05%) Oracle
5 47 (77.05%) XML
6 40 (65.57%) WebSphere Application Server
7 35 (57.38%) E-Commerce
8 34 (55.74%) UNIX
8 34 (55.74%) SQL
9 33 (54.10%) J2EE
9 33 (54.10%) JMS
9 33 (54.10%) Retail
9 33 (54.10%) Relational Database
10 28 (45.90%) Open Source
10 28 (45.90%) Spring
10 28 (45.90%) Web Services
11 27 (44.26%) WebLogic
11 27 (44.26%) Finance
11 27 (44.26%) TIBCO
12 25 (40.98%) Middleware
12 25 (40.98%) Management Information System
12 25 (40.98%) PKI
13 22 (36.07%) Application Packaging
13 22 (36.07%) RESTful
14 21 (34.43%) Solaris
15 20 (32.79%) Linux
15 20 (32.79%) Tomcat
15 20 (32.79%) HTML
15 20 (32.79%) JavaScript

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 54 (88.52%) WebSphere
2 40 (65.57%) WebSphere Application Server
3 27 (44.26%) WebLogic
4 20 (32.79%) Tomcat
5 13 (21.31%) IBM HTTP Server
5 13 (21.31%) IIS
6 6 (9.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (1.64%) Drupal
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 20 (32.79%) SSL
2 19 (31.15%) HTTP
3 13 (21.31%) FTP
4 6 (9.84%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (90.16%) DB2
2 33 (54.10%) Relational Database
3 14 (22.95%) DbVisualizer
4 7 (11.48%) MySQL
5 6 (9.84%) RDBMS
6 3 (4.92%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) QuickTest Pro
1 14 (22.95%) LoadRunner
2 7 (11.48%) Ant
2 7 (11.48%) Subversion
3 6 (9.84%) Maven
3 6 (9.84%) JUnit
3 6 (9.84%) Eclipse
3 6 (9.84%) Log4j
4 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
General
1 33 (54.10%) Retail
2 27 (44.26%) Finance
3 7 (11.48%) Banking
4 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (45.90%) Architect
2 14 (22.95%) Tester
2 14 (22.95%) Solutions Architect
3 13 (21.31%) Enterprise Architect
4 12 (19.67%) Operations Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Operations Support Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Support Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Analyst
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Architect
5 8 (13.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 6 (9.84%) Developer
6 6 (9.84%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.20%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 3 (4.92%) J2EE Developer
9 1 (1.64%) UNIX Administrator
9 1 (1.64%) Infrastructure Architect
9 1 (1.64%) UNIX Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.64%) Administrator
9 1 (1.64%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (77.05%) XML
2 33 (54.10%) JMS
2 33 (54.10%) J2EE
3 28 (45.90%) Web Services
3 28 (45.90%) Spring
4 25 (40.98%) Middleware
5 22 (36.07%) Application Packaging
5 22 (36.07%) RESTful
6 20 (32.79%) HTML
7 14 (22.95%) Flash
8 13 (21.31%) JDBC
9 6 (9.84%) Servlets
9 6 (9.84%) SOAP
9 6 (9.84%) Struts
9 6 (9.84%) CSS
9 6 (9.84%) Hibernate
9 6 (9.84%) XSLT
9 6 (9.84%) XMLBeans
9 6 (9.84%) Ajax
9 6 (9.84%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 28 (45.90%) Open Source
2 25 (40.98%) Management Information System
2 25 (40.98%) PKI
3 14 (22.95%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (19.67%) SWIFT
4 12 (19.67%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (9.84%) Web 2.0
6 2 (3.28%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) UNIX
2 21 (34.43%) Solaris
3 20 (32.79%) Linux
4 14 (22.95%) Windows
4 14 (22.95%) AIX
5 6 (9.84%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (57.38%) E-Commerce
2 17 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (27.87%) Waterfall
3 14 (22.95%) System Testing
3 14 (22.95%) Automated Testing
3 14 (22.95%) Regression Testing
4 13 (21.31%) ITIL
4 13 (21.31%) Enterprise Architecture
4 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
5 12 (19.67%) Software Architecture
5 12 (19.67%) Programme Management
6 6 (9.84%) OO
6 6 (9.84%) Content Management
7 5 (8.20%) Software Engineering
8 3 (4.92%) ERP
9 2 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (1.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) Java
2 34 (55.74%) SQL
3 20 (32.79%) JavaScript
4 13 (21.31%) Perl
4 13 (21.31%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.84%) XPath
6 1 (1.64%) C
6 1 (1.64%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) Jython
6 1 (1.64%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 12 (19.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 12 (19.67%) ISEB
3 6 (9.84%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.64%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Puppet
1 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.64%) Ansible
Vendors
1 56 (91.80%) IBM
2 47 (77.05%) Oracle
3 27 (44.26%) TIBCO
4 17 (27.87%) HP
5 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.84%) Sun
6 6 (9.84%) Interwoven
7 1 (1.64%) hybris