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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 145 102 118
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +16
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 12 43 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.50% 1.74% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.29% 6.39% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 1
Average salary £75,000 £77,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +24.00%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,783
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.24%
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
523 673 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 21.72% 27.20% 24.88%
Number of salaries quoted 405 558 409
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £70,000
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 31 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
Watford -11 12 £75,000 -
MQSeries
East of England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 19 (100.00%) Java
1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 17 (89.47%) XML
3 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 16 (84.21%) UNIX
3 16 (84.21%) E-Commerce
4 15 (78.95%) DB2
5 14 (73.68%) J2EE
5 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
5 14 (73.68%) HTML
6 13 (68.42%) HP
6 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
7 10 (52.63%) System Testing
7 10 (52.63%) DbVisualizer
7 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (52.63%) HP UFT
7 10 (52.63%) LoadRunner
7 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
7 10 (52.63%) Retail
7 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
7 10 (52.63%) Flash
8 9 (47.37%) Oracle
9 7 (36.84%) JMS
9 7 (36.84%) Web Services
9 7 (36.84%) Spring
9 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
10 6 (31.58%) Subversion
10 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
10 6 (31.58%) Linux
10 6 (31.58%) MySQL

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (68.42%) WebSphere
2 6 (31.58%) Tomcat
3 4 (21.05%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (15.79%) WebLogic
5 2 (10.53%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) SSL
3 2 (10.53%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (78.95%) DB2
2 10 (52.63%) DbVisualizer
3 7 (36.84%) Relational Database
4 6 (31.58%) MySQL
5 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
6 3 (15.79%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 10 (52.63%) HP UFT
1 10 (52.63%) LoadRunner
2 6 (31.58%) Ant
2 6 (31.58%) Subversion
3 4 (21.05%) Maven
3 4 (21.05%) JUnit
3 4 (21.05%) Eclipse
3 4 (21.05%) Log4j
4 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (52.63%) Retail
2 3 (15.79%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Tester
2 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (89.47%) XML
2 14 (73.68%) HTML
2 14 (73.68%) J2EE
3 10 (52.63%) Flash
4 7 (36.84%) JMS
4 7 (36.84%) Spring
4 7 (36.84%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Hibernate
5 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 4 (21.05%) XMLBeans
5 4 (21.05%) Ajax
5 4 (21.05%) JSON
5 4 (21.05%) XSLT
5 4 (21.05%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) Servlets
5 4 (21.05%) SOAP
5 4 (21.05%) Struts
5 4 (21.05%) REST
6 3 (15.79%) Middleware
6 3 (15.79%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (21.05%) Web 2.0
3 3 (15.79%) SWIFT
3 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (15.79%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (84.21%) UNIX
2 6 (31.58%) Linux
3 4 (21.05%) HPUX
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 2 (10.53%) Windows
4 2 (10.53%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) E-Commerce
2 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
2 10 (52.63%) Automated Testing
2 10 (52.63%) System Testing
3 5 (26.32%) Open Source
4 4 (21.05%) OO
4 4 (21.05%) Content Management
5 3 (15.79%) SDLC
5 3 (15.79%) Software Architecture
5 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
5 3 (15.79%) Non-Functional Testing
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
5 3 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.79%) ERP
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 16 (84.21%) SQL
3 14 (73.68%) JavaScript
4 4 (21.05%) XPath
5 2 (10.53%) PHP
5 2 (10.53%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) Jython
6 1 (5.26%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ISEB
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
1 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) ISO 8583
2 2 (10.53%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.53%) Puppet
1 2 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.53%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (100.00%) IBM
2 13 (68.42%) HP
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) Interwoven
5 3 (15.79%) TIBCO
6 2 (10.53%) hybris