The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 172 157 173
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +16
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 20 36 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.52% 0.89% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.34% 1.99% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 5
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £39,000 £46,100
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £51,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -1.16%
WebSphere MQ
North West

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 Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1489 1812 1908
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.71% 44.62% 49.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1321 1536 1707
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Manchester

WebSphere MQ
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in Manchester

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 33 (86.84%) IBM
3 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
4 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
5 28 (73.68%) RDBMS
5 28 (73.68%) Relational Database
6 27 (71.05%) Linux
6 27 (71.05%) Oracle
7 26 (68.42%) AIX
7 26 (68.42%) Middleware
7 26 (68.42%) Mentoring
7 26 (68.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 25 (65.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (65.79%) Red Hat
8 25 (65.79%) Windows
9 24 (63.16%) WebLogic
9 24 (63.16%) DB2
9 24 (63.16%) HPUX
9 24 (63.16%) Solaris
9 24 (63.16%) Cisco
9 24 (63.16%) OS/400
9 24 (63.16%) zOS
9 24 (63.16%) CheckPoint
9 24 (63.16%) Tivoli
9 24 (63.16%) Symantec
9 24 (63.16%) HP
9 24 (63.16%) EMC
9 24 (63.16%) Juniper
9 24 (63.16%) SAN
9 24 (63.16%) BMC

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 38 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (63.16%) WebLogic
3 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
4 3 (7.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (63.16%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 24 (63.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (78.95%) SQL Server
2 28 (73.68%) RDBMS
2 28 (73.68%) Relational Database
3 24 (63.16%) Oracle Database
3 24 (63.16%) Oracle Exadata
3 24 (63.16%) DB2
4 1 (2.63%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
1 2 (5.26%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.63%) Gradle
2 1 (2.63%) Maven
General
1 10 (26.32%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (84.21%) Architect
2 24 (63.16%) Infrastructure Architect
2 24 (63.16%) Solutions Architect
2 24 (63.16%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 6 (15.79%) Applications Architect
4 3 (7.89%) Developer
5 2 (5.26%) WebSphere Specialist
5 2 (5.26%) Java Architect
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Java Architect
5 2 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
5 2 (5.26%) Senior Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Developer
6 1 (2.63%) Applications Support
6 1 (2.63%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) Middleware
1 26 (68.42%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 9 (23.68%) Spring
3 8 (21.05%) .NET
4 7 (18.42%) Hibernate
5 6 (15.79%) REST
5 6 (15.79%) J2EE
5 6 (15.79%) SOAP
5 6 (15.79%) Web Services
6 4 (10.53%) WCF
7 3 (7.89%) JMS
8 2 (5.26%) jQuery
8 2 (5.26%) Java EE 5
8 2 (5.26%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (5.26%) Spring Integration
8 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (5.26%) Apache Camel
8 2 (5.26%) JSF
8 2 (5.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (63.16%) FlexPod
1 24 (63.16%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.26%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Linux
2 26 (68.42%) AIX
3 25 (65.79%) Windows
3 25 (65.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (63.16%) HPUX
4 24 (63.16%) Solaris
4 24 (63.16%) OS/400
4 24 (63.16%) zOS
4 24 (63.16%) SUSE
5 3 (7.89%) UNIX
6 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (68.42%) Mentoring
2 24 (63.16%) Coaching
2 24 (63.16%) Converged Infrastructure
2 24 (63.16%) Infrastructure Management
2 24 (63.16%) Business Continuity
3 8 (21.05%) UML
3 8 (21.05%) OO
3 8 (21.05%) OOD
3 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
3 8 (21.05%) Multithreading
4 6 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (15.79%) SDLC
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) System Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Open Source
5 4 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.89%) Scrum
6 3 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.89%) TDD
7 2 (5.26%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) Java
2 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
3 2 (5.26%) C#
4 1 (2.63%) SQL
4 1 (2.63%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.63%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
1 2 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (63.16%) Hyper-V
1 24 (63.16%) KVM
Systems Management
1 24 (63.16%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 33 (86.84%) IBM
2 32 (84.21%) Microsoft
3 27 (71.05%) Oracle
4 25 (65.79%) Red Hat
5 24 (63.16%) CheckPoint
5 24 (63.16%) Symantec
5 24 (63.16%) VMware
5 24 (63.16%) Brocade
5 24 (63.16%) Cisco
5 24 (63.16%) NetApp
5 24 (63.16%) HP
5 24 (63.16%) EMC
5 24 (63.16%) Juniper
5 24 (63.16%) BMC
5 24 (63.16%) CA
6 1 (2.63%) MicroStrategy