The table below looks at the statistics for MSMQ 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 MSMQ over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 247 214 237
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +23
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 12 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.16% 0.32% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.37% 0.67% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 16
Average salary £37,608 £40,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £21,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £46,000 £56,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
MSMQ
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3280 3281 3480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.12% 47.62% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2781 2947 3153
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

MSMQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MSMQ across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

MSMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

MSMQ
Salary Trend in the North West

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

MSMQ Salary Trend in the North West

MSMQ
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 MSMQ within the North West region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Manchester -8 10 £37,608 -7.14%
Cheshire -22 2 £38,000 +47.57%
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ.

1 37 (100.00%) .NET
1 37 (100.00%) WCF
2 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 36 (97.30%) C#
3 34 (91.89%) Windows
4 29 (78.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 21 (56.76%) TDD
6 20 (54.05%) NUnit
6 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
6 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 19 (51.35%) VB.NET
7 19 (51.35%) NHibernate
7 19 (51.35%) Finance
7 19 (51.35%) jQuery
8 18 (48.65%) SQL
9 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
9 16 (43.24%) Web Services
9 16 (43.24%) XML
9 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (40.54%) WPF
10 15 (40.54%) UML
10 15 (40.54%) SOAP
10 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
10 15 (40.54%) VBA
10 15 (40.54%) Visual Studio
10 15 (40.54%) REST
10 15 (40.54%) LINQ
11 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
12 13 (35.14%) BizTalk Server

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (35.14%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (97.30%) SQL Server
2 29 (78.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (35.14%) MongoDB
4 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.70%) Big Data
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (54.05%) NUnit
2 15 (40.54%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.70%) RSpec
3 1 (2.70%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.70%) SpecFlow
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 36 (97.30%) Developer
2 29 (78.38%) .NET Developer
3 15 (40.54%) C# Developer
3 15 (40.54%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (35.14%) Analyst Developer
4 13 (35.14%) Analyst
5 7 (18.92%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.41%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.70%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
1 37 (100.00%) WCF
2 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET MVC
2 20 (54.05%) ASP.NET
3 19 (51.35%) jQuery
3 19 (51.35%) NHibernate
3 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET MVC 2
4 16 (43.24%) Web Services
4 16 (43.24%) XML
5 15 (40.54%) SOAP
5 15 (40.54%) WPF
5 15 (40.54%) LINQ
5 15 (40.54%) REST
6 2 (5.41%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.70%) Itk
7 1 (2.70%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.70%) NHS
1 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 34 (91.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) TDD
2 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (40.54%) UML
4 13 (35.14%) Functional Testing
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
6 1 (2.70%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) Analytics
6 1 (2.70%) Refactoring
6 1 (2.70%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.70%) Kanban
6 1 (2.70%) Feature Driven Development
6 1 (2.70%) Memory Management
6 1 (2.70%) BDD
6 1 (2.70%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (97.30%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) VB.NET
3 18 (48.65%) SQL
4 16 (43.24%) T-SQL
5 15 (40.54%) VBA
6 14 (37.84%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.70%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) C++
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) Haskell
7 1 (2.70%) Erlang
7 1 (2.70%) F#
7 1 (2.70%) Scala
7 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) HL7
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle