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

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 170 184 190
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +6
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 15 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.42% 0.076% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.96% 0.17% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Average salary £80,000 £65,000 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% +61.49%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
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
1560 1814 2193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.97% 45.96% 52.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1355 1557 2005
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £49,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 31 (75.61%) Oracle
2 31 (75.61%) Linux
3 27 (65.85%) Red Hat
3 27 (65.85%) IBM
3 27 (65.85%) VMware
3 27 (65.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 27 (65.85%) Oracle Database
4 25 (60.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 25 (60.98%) Middleware
4 25 (60.98%) Windows
4 25 (60.98%) AIX
5 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
6 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
6 22 (53.66%) Mentoring
7 21 (51.22%) Coaching
7 21 (51.22%) FlexPod
7 21 (51.22%) Relational Database
7 21 (51.22%) KVM
7 21 (51.22%) Oracle Exadata
7 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 21 (51.22%) Infrastructure Management
7 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
7 21 (51.22%) DB2
7 21 (51.22%) WebLogic
7 21 (51.22%) HPUX
7 21 (51.22%) Solaris
7 21 (51.22%) OS/400
7 21 (51.22%) RDBMS
7 21 (51.22%) Cisco

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 41 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (51.22%) WebLogic
3 12 (29.27%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 21 (51.22%) SAN
2 6 (14.63%) HTTP
3 4 (9.76%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (65.85%) Oracle Database
2 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
3 21 (51.22%) Relational Database
3 21 (51.22%) Oracle Exadata
3 21 (51.22%) DB2
3 21 (51.22%) RDBMS
4 6 (14.63%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Maven
2 6 (14.63%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.44%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (12.20%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (56.10%) Architect
2 21 (51.22%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 21 (51.22%) Solutions Architect
2 21 (51.22%) Infrastructure Architect
3 12 (29.27%) Developer
4 10 (24.39%) Java Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Content Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Architect
6 2 (4.88%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) ScrumMaster
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (60.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 25 (60.98%) Middleware
2 10 (24.39%) J2SE
2 10 (24.39%) JMS
2 10 (24.39%) XML
2 10 (24.39%) Grails
3 8 (19.51%) J2EE
4 6 (14.63%) SAX
4 6 (14.63%) DOM
4 6 (14.63%) XSLT
4 6 (14.63%) Servlets
4 6 (14.63%) XML Schema
4 6 (14.63%) REST
4 6 (14.63%) Spring
5 4 (9.76%) ISPF
6 3 (7.32%) .NET
7 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.44%) Web Services
8 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (51.22%) FlexPod
2 9 (21.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.63%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.76%) Mainframe
5 3 (7.32%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 31 (75.61%) Linux
2 27 (65.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 25 (60.98%) Windows
3 25 (60.98%) AIX
4 21 (51.22%) HPUX
4 21 (51.22%) Solaris
4 21 (51.22%) OS/400
4 21 (51.22%) zOS
4 21 (51.22%) SUSE
5 7 (17.07%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (53.66%) Mentoring
2 21 (51.22%) Coaching
2 21 (51.22%) Infrastructure Management
2 21 (51.22%) Business Continuity
3 9 (21.95%) UML
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (14.63%) Requirements Management
6 3 (7.32%) OO
6 3 (7.32%) OOD
6 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.88%) SOA
8 1 (2.44%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) TDD
8 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Kanban
8 1 (2.44%) BDD
8 1 (2.44%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.44%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) Java
2 6 (14.63%) PL/SQL
2 6 (14.63%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) XPath
3 4 (9.76%) JCL
3 4 (9.76%) Perl
4 1 (2.44%) C#
4 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) KVM
1 21 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 21 (51.22%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) Oracle
2 27 (65.85%) Red Hat
2 27 (65.85%) IBM
2 27 (65.85%) VMware
3 24 (58.54%) Microsoft
4 21 (51.22%) Cisco
4 21 (51.22%) Symantec
4 21 (51.22%) CheckPoint
4 21 (51.22%) HP
4 21 (51.22%) EMC
4 21 (51.22%) Juniper
4 21 (51.22%) BMC
4 21 (51.22%) CA
4 21 (51.22%) NetApp
4 21 (51.22%) Brocade
5 3 (7.32%) TIBCO