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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 143 106 131
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +25
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 8 42 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.36% 1.66% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.30% 6.98% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 4
Average salary £80,000 £72,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +35.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £76,000 £60,000 £53,150
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £77,000 £59,800
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-18.09% -8.69%
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
615 602 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 27.39% 23.85% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 476 506 409
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 22 May 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 -2 7 £75,000 -
MQSeries
East of England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 45 (100.00%) Java
2 42 (93.33%) DB2
3 41 (91.11%) IBM
4 40 (88.89%) WebSphere
5 35 (77.78%) XML
6 30 (66.67%) Oracle
7 28 (62.22%) SQL
7 28 (62.22%) UNIX
7 28 (62.22%) E-Commerce
8 26 (57.78%) J2EE
8 26 (57.78%) Retail
9 25 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
10 20 (44.44%) JMS
10 20 (44.44%) Relational Database
11 19 (42.22%) Open Source
12 18 (40.00%) HP
12 18 (40.00%) HTML
12 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
13 17 (37.78%) WebLogic
13 17 (37.78%) TIBCO
13 17 (37.78%) Middleware
13 17 (37.78%) Finance
13 17 (37.78%) PKI
14 16 (35.56%) Spring
14 16 (35.56%) Web Services
15 15 (33.33%) Flash
15 15 (33.33%) Management Information System
15 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
15 15 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
15 15 (33.33%) LoadRunner

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 40 (88.89%) WebSphere
2 25 (55.56%) WebSphere Application Server
3 17 (37.78%) WebLogic
4 13 (28.89%) Tomcat
5 8 (17.78%) IIS
5 8 (17.78%) IBM HTTP Server
6 3 (6.67%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (17.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) SSL
2 11 (24.44%) HTTP
3 8 (17.78%) FTP
4 3 (6.67%) Internet
5 2 (4.44%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (93.33%) DB2
2 20 (44.44%) Relational Database
3 15 (33.33%) DbVisualizer
4 5 (11.11%) MySQL
5 3 (6.67%) RDBMS
5 3 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 15 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 15 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 5 (11.11%) Subversion
2 5 (11.11%) Ant
3 3 (6.67%) JUnit
3 3 (6.67%) Log4j
3 3 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 3 (6.67%) Maven
4 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (57.78%) Retail
2 17 (37.78%) Finance
3 5 (11.11%) Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Architect
2 15 (33.33%) Tester
3 11 (24.44%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (17.78%) Operations Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Operations Support Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Support Analyst
4 8 (17.78%) Analyst
5 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Java Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Java/J2EE Developer
8 2 (4.44%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (77.78%) XML
2 26 (57.78%) J2EE
3 20 (44.44%) JMS
4 18 (40.00%) HTML
5 17 (37.78%) Middleware
6 16 (35.56%) Spring
6 16 (35.56%) Web Services
7 15 (33.33%) Flash
8 13 (28.89%) RESTful
8 13 (28.89%) Application Packaging
9 8 (17.78%) JDBC
10 3 (6.67%) XSLT
10 3 (6.67%) Servlets
10 3 (6.67%) SOAP
10 3 (6.67%) Struts
10 3 (6.67%) CSS
10 3 (6.67%) Hibernate
10 3 (6.67%) REST
10 3 (6.67%) XMLBeans
10 3 (6.67%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (42.22%) Open Source
2 17 (37.78%) PKI
3 15 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (15.56%) SWIFT
6 3 (6.67%) Web 2.0
7 2 (4.44%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 28 (62.22%) UNIX
2 13 (28.89%) Linux
3 11 (24.44%) Solaris
4 10 (22.22%) Windows
4 10 (22.22%) AIX
5 3 (6.67%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) E-Commerce
2 15 (33.33%) Regression Testing
2 15 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 15 (33.33%) System Testing
3 11 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (24.44%) Waterfall
4 9 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 9 (20.00%) Programme Management
5 8 (17.78%) Problem Management
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 6 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
7 3 (6.67%) OO
7 3 (6.67%) ERP
7 3 (6.67%) Content Management
8 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
8 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 45 (100.00%) Java
2 28 (62.22%) SQL
3 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.78%) Bash Shell
4 8 (17.78%) Perl
5 3 (6.67%) XPath
6 2 (4.44%) Jython
6 2 (4.44%) PHP
6 2 (4.44%) Python
7 1 (2.22%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 13 (28.89%) Degree
2 10 (22.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 10 (22.22%) ISEB
3 3 (6.67%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) ISO 8583
2 2 (4.44%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.44%) Ansible
1 2 (4.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) IBM
2 30 (66.67%) Oracle
3 18 (40.00%) HP
4 17 (37.78%) TIBCO
5 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.67%) Sun
6 3 (6.67%) Interwoven
7 2 (4.44%) hybris