The first table below looks at the demand 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 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank - 64 69
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.35% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.73% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 6
Average salary - £31,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.10%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
283 273 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 44.57% 47.89% 49.85%
Number of salaries quoted 244 242 324
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £48,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WebSphere MQ
North West

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

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (100.00%) Java
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (87.50%) UNIX
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) JSP
3 6 (75.00%) Servlets
3 6 (75.00%) Java EE
3 6 (75.00%) Spring
3 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
3 6 (75.00%) MVC
3 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (75.00%) JPA
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
4 5 (62.50%) Spring MVC
4 5 (62.50%) WSO2
4 5 (62.50%) TDD
4 5 (62.50%) ActiveMQ
4 5 (62.50%) Scrum
4 5 (62.50%) Maven
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Oracle
5 4 (50.00%) SOA
6 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
6 3 (37.50%) JMS
6 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
6 3 (37.50%) IBM
6 3 (37.50%) Intranet

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (37.50%) GlassFish
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 3 (37.50%) WebLogic Integration
2 3 (37.50%) WebSphere Process Server
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Intranet
1 3 (37.50%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
1 3 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Maven
2 3 (37.50%) Ant
2 3 (37.50%) Hudson
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
3 2 (25.00%) JUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior Java Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
2 6 (75.00%) Hibernate
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) Spring
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) JSP
2 6 (75.00%) Servlets
2 6 (75.00%) Java EE
2 6 (75.00%) JPA
3 5 (62.50%) Spring MVC
3 5 (62.50%) ActiveMQ
4 3 (37.50%) J2EE
4 3 (37.50%) EJB
4 3 (37.50%) JSF
4 3 (37.50%) JTA
4 3 (37.50%) Ajax
4 3 (37.50%) Struts
4 3 (37.50%) Web Services
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) DataPower
1 3 (37.50%) Open Source
1 3 (37.50%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (37.50%) Mobile App
2 2 (25.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) MVC
1 6 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) TDD
2 5 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
3 4 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (37.50%) Migration
4 3 (37.50%) UML
4 3 (37.50%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) DSDM
4 3 (37.50%) Zachman Framework
4 3 (37.50%) TOGAF
4 3 (37.50%) Software Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) AOP
4 3 (37.50%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (25.00%) Data Mapping
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 5 (62.50%) Shell Script
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) PL/SQL
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
1 5 (62.50%) WSO2
2 3 (37.50%) Kony
2 3 (37.50%) JBoss
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Zend