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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 230 251
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 0 10 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.72% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 18
Average salary - £46,250 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.56%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £46,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -6.06%
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
1362 1391 1514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 20.02% 21.01% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1220 1191 1347
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £52,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) JBoss
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM