The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 59 70
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.20% 0.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.53% 0.90%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,304 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.89% +10.52%
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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
137 189 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 33.41% 37.80% 51.54%
Number of salaries quoted 121 139 302
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Merseyside