The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 256 244 247
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 1 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.013% 0.015% 0.071%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.063% 0.075% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Average salary £50,500 £50,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% +23.45%
UK excluding London average salary £55,250 £35,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+57.85% -23.91%
MQSeries
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Application Platforms Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1594 1333 1394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 21.32% 19.92% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1362 1151 1284
Average salary £37,804 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.01% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MQSeries
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the North West region.

MQSeries Salary Trend in the North West

MQSeries
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. 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
Cheshire - 1 £50,500 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 3 (75.00%) IBM
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) CICS
2 2 (50.00%) CA
2 2 (50.00%) PL/1
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (50.00%) DB2
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) IMS/DB
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) JBoss
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Misys
3 1 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) CICS
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) DB2
1 2 (50.00%) IMS/DB
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (25.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) UNIX
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PL/1
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) CA
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) Misys