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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 162 167 179
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 27 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.67% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.61% 0.55% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 15
Average salary £43,000 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.00% +23.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £46,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% -8.00%
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
1674 1830 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.80% 49.69% 53.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1489 1640 2095
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
Salford - 10 £43,000 -
WebSphere MQ
North West

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (72.00%) Linux
3 31 (62.00%) Red Hat
3 31 (62.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 30 (60.00%) Windows
5 28 (56.00%) Oracle
6 25 (50.00%) AIX
6 25 (50.00%) Middleware
6 25 (50.00%) VMware
6 25 (50.00%) Oracle Database
7 22 (44.00%) Grails
7 22 (44.00%) Maven
7 22 (44.00%) XML
7 22 (44.00%) Java
7 22 (44.00%) Tomcat
7 22 (44.00%) J2SE
7 22 (44.00%) JMS
7 22 (44.00%) IBM
8 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
8 19 (38.00%) RDBMS
8 19 (38.00%) HP
8 19 (38.00%) EMC
8 19 (38.00%) Juniper
8 19 (38.00%) SAN
8 19 (38.00%) BMC
8 19 (38.00%) CA
8 19 (38.00%) NetApp
8 19 (38.00%) OS/400
8 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
8 19 (38.00%) DB2

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 50 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 22 (44.00%) Tomcat
3 19 (38.00%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 19 (38.00%) SAN
2 16 (32.00%) HTTP
3 5 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) Oracle Database
2 19 (38.00%) RDBMS
2 19 (38.00%) SQL Server
2 19 (38.00%) DB2
2 19 (38.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle Exadata
3 9 (18.00%) Hazelcast
4 6 (12.00%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 22 (44.00%) Maven
2 6 (12.00%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (8.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 22 (44.00%) Java Developer
1 22 (44.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) Solutions Architect
2 19 (38.00%) Architect
2 19 (38.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 19 (38.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 4 (8.00%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (6.00%) Content Manager
5 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Software Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Senior Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Consultant
5 1 (2.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (2.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (2.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (50.00%) Middleware
2 22 (44.00%) Grails
2 22 (44.00%) XML
2 22 (44.00%) J2SE
2 22 (44.00%) JMS
3 16 (32.00%) Spring
3 16 (32.00%) DOM
3 16 (32.00%) XSLT
3 16 (32.00%) Servlets
3 16 (32.00%) XML Schema
3 16 (32.00%) SAX
4 6 (12.00%) J2EE
4 6 (12.00%) REST
4 6 (12.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (10.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (38.00%) FlexPod
2 11 (22.00%) Computer Science
3 9 (18.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (72.00%) Linux
2 31 (62.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 30 (60.00%) Windows
4 25 (50.00%) AIX
5 19 (38.00%) OS/400
5 19 (38.00%) HPUX
5 19 (38.00%) Solaris
5 19 (38.00%) zOS
5 19 (38.00%) SUSE
6 10 (20.00%) Android
7 9 (18.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) Business Continuity
1 19 (38.00%) Mentoring
1 19 (38.00%) Coaching
1 19 (38.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 6 (12.00%) UML
2 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (12.00%) Requirements Management
2 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 22 (44.00%) Java
2 16 (32.00%) XPath
3 6 (12.00%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.00%) SQL
4 5 (10.00%) JCL
4 5 (10.00%) Perl
5 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 19 (38.00%) Hyper-V
1 19 (38.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 19 (38.00%) KVM
Systems Management
1 19 (38.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Red Hat
2 28 (56.00%) Oracle
3 25 (50.00%) VMware
4 22 (44.00%) IBM
5 19 (38.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (38.00%) HP
5 19 (38.00%) EMC
5 19 (38.00%) Juniper
5 19 (38.00%) BMC
5 19 (38.00%) CA
5 19 (38.00%) NetApp
5 19 (38.00%) Cisco
5 19 (38.00%) Symantec
5 19 (38.00%) CheckPoint
5 19 (38.00%) Brocade
6 3 (6.00%) TIBCO