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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 170 169 176
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 25 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.12% 0.63% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 1.52% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 10
Average salary £46,000 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.97% -14.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.74%
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
1283 1645 1861
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.82% 41.64% 49.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1128 1463 1665
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in Manchester

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Oracle
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 19 (95.00%) HP
2 19 (95.00%) DB2
3 15 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) AIX
3 15 (75.00%) HPUX
3 15 (75.00%) Solaris
3 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 15 (75.00%) OS/400
3 15 (75.00%) RDBMS
3 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) EMC
3 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 15 (75.00%) SAN
3 15 (75.00%) BMC
3 15 (75.00%) CA
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) Middleware
3 15 (75.00%) Symantec
3 15 (75.00%) NetApp
3 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (75.00%) zOS
3 15 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (75.00%) Tivoli
3 15 (75.00%) SUSE
3 15 (75.00%) VMware

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (75.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 4 (20.00%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) DB2
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle Database
2 15 (75.00%) Oracle Exadata
2 15 (75.00%) RDBMS
2 15 (75.00%) Relational Database
2 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (20.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (20.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (20.00%) Toad
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Architect
1 15 (75.00%) Infrastructure Architect
1 15 (75.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 15 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 3 (15.00%) Test Leader
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) OAT Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) OAT Test Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.00%) Lead Test Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Unix Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) Middleware
1 15 (75.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (5.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 15 (75.00%) FlexPod
1 15 (75.00%) VCE vBlock
2 4 (20.00%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) AIX
1 15 (75.00%) HPUX
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
1 15 (75.00%) OS/400
1 15 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 15 (75.00%) Solaris
1 15 (75.00%) SUSE
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
1 15 (75.00%) zOS
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Business Continuity
1 15 (75.00%) Coaching
1 15 (75.00%) Converged Infrastructure
1 15 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 15 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (5.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Java
1 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 15 (75.00%) KVM
1 15 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (75.00%) Tivoli
2 4 (20.00%) DameWare
2 4 (20.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) IBM
1 20 (100.00%) Oracle
2 19 (95.00%) HP
3 15 (75.00%) BMC
3 15 (75.00%) Brocade
3 15 (75.00%) CA
3 15 (75.00%) CheckPoint
3 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) EMC
3 15 (75.00%) Juniper
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (75.00%) NetApp
3 15 (75.00%) Red Hat
3 15 (75.00%) Symantec
3 15 (75.00%) VMware
4 4 (20.00%) LexisNexis
5 1 (5.00%) MicroStrategy