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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 65 69
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.32% 0.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.72% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 5
Average salary - £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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 Merseyside region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
262 276 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 42.19% 44.66% 53.43%
Number of salaries quoted 223 250 331
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Merseyside region as a proportion of the total demand within 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