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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 232 220 259
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +39
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 18 24 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.35% 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.70% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 17
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.83%
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
3071 3434 4229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.69% 50.56% 53.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2685 3044 3842
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £48,500
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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MSMQ across the North West region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

MSMQ Salary Histogram 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 19 December 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 -26 9 £37,608 -1.03% 1
Cheshire -1 7 £51,250 +70.83% 2
Merseyside +14 2 £45,000 +38.46%
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 29 (100.00%) C#
2 27 (93.10%) .NET
3 26 (89.66%) WCF
3 26 (89.66%) TDD
3 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
4 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
4 22 (75.86%) Finance
5 21 (72.41%) Windows
6 20 (68.97%) NUnit
7 18 (62.07%) jQuery
8 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
8 17 (58.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (55.17%) MongoDB
9 16 (55.17%) Functional Testing
9 16 (55.17%) VB.NET
9 16 (55.17%) NHibernate
9 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 12 (41.38%) BizTalk Server
10 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (34.48%) REST
11 10 (34.48%) WPF
11 10 (34.48%) SOAP
12 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
12 7 (24.14%) SQL
12 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
13 6 (20.69%) PHP
13 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
13 6 (20.69%) Web Services
14 5 (17.24%) XML

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 12 (41.38%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.45%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (89.66%) SQL Server
2 17 (58.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (55.17%) MongoDB
4 5 (17.24%) MySQL
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (13.79%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (68.97%) NUnit
2 7 (24.14%) Visual Studio
3 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 2 (6.90%) Jasmine
5 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (75.86%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Banking
2 2 (6.90%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
2 18 (62.07%) .NET Developer
3 5 (17.24%) C# Developer
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Architect
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Software Developer
4 3 (10.34%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (3.45%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (93.10%) .NET
2 26 (89.66%) WCF
3 18 (62.07%) jQuery
4 17 (58.62%) ASP.NET
5 16 (55.17%) NHibernate
5 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 16 (55.17%) ASP.NET MVC 2
6 10 (34.48%) REST
6 10 (34.48%) WPF
6 10 (34.48%) SOAP
7 6 (20.69%) Web Services
8 5 (17.24%) XML
8 5 (17.24%) ADO.NET
8 5 (17.24%) Symfony
8 5 (17.24%) LINQ
8 5 (17.24%) JSON
8 5 (17.24%) Doctrine
9 4 (13.79%) HTML
10 3 (10.34%) HTML5
11 2 (6.90%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (3.45%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (89.66%) TDD
2 16 (55.17%) Functional Testing
3 12 (41.38%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.24%) UML
4 5 (17.24%) SOA
5 4 (13.79%) CRM
5 4 (13.79%) Workflow
5 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Architecture
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Kanban
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
6 2 (6.90%) Pair Programming
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 1 (3.45%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C#
2 22 (75.86%) JavaScript
3 16 (55.17%) VB.NET
4 7 (24.14%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
5 6 (20.69%) PHP
6 5 (17.24%) VBA
7 2 (6.90%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
7 2 (6.90%) TypeScript
7 2 (6.90%) C++
7 2 (6.90%) Java
8 1 (3.45%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) TIBCO
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