The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 30 27 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.25% 3.96% 4.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.67% 6.56% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 14
Average salary £52,750 £50,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% +20.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £42,500 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-8.51% -1.05%
WebSphere MQ
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Knutsford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
60 122 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 33.71% 60.40% 51.63%
Number of salaries quoted 59 121 158
Average salary £42,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £49,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Knutsford

WebSphere MQ
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 5 (83.33%) AIX
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) SSL
3 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
4 3 (50.00%) Perl
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
4 3 (50.00%) JCL
4 3 (50.00%) ISPF
4 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (16.67%) JBoss
6 1 (16.67%) MQSeries

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) JBoss
2 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) SSL
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Consultant
1 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 3 (50.00%) ISPF
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) AIX
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Perl
1 3 (50.00%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM