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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 246 215 226
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +11
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 10 21 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.62% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 19
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 £41,050 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,250 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.12% +6.66%
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
3294 3389 3528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.35% 47.63% 47.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2772 3033 3210
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 £26,381
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 22 August 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 8 £37,608 -7.14%
Cheshire -25 2 £38,000 +76.74%
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
1 36 (100.00%) WCF
2 35 (97.22%) SQL Server
2 35 (97.22%) C#
3 33 (91.67%) Windows
4 27 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (55.56%) TDD
6 19 (52.78%) NUnit
6 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET
6 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 18 (50.00%) VB.NET
7 18 (50.00%) SQL
7 18 (50.00%) NHibernate
7 18 (50.00%) Finance
7 18 (50.00%) jQuery
8 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (44.44%) T-SQL
8 16 (44.44%) Web Services
8 16 (44.44%) XML
9 15 (41.67%) UML
9 15 (41.67%) SOAP
9 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
9 15 (41.67%) VBA
9 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
9 15 (41.67%) WPF
9 15 (41.67%) REST
9 15 (41.67%) LINQ
10 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
11 12 (33.33%) BizTalk Server

MSMQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.78%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (97.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (33.33%) MongoDB
4 7 (19.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.78%) Big Data
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) NUnit
2 15 (41.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.78%) RSpec
General
1 18 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (97.22%) Developer
2 28 (77.78%) .NET Developer
3 15 (41.67%) C# Developer
3 15 (41.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Analyst Developer
4 13 (36.11%) Analyst
5 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (5.56%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Scala Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.78%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
1 36 (100.00%) WCF
2 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET
2 19 (52.78%) ASP.NET MVC
3 18 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 18 (50.00%) NHibernate
3 18 (50.00%) jQuery
4 16 (44.44%) Web Services
4 16 (44.44%) XML
5 15 (41.67%) SOAP
5 15 (41.67%) WPF
5 15 (41.67%) REST
5 15 (41.67%) LINQ
6 2 (5.56%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (2.78%) Itk
7 1 (2.78%) Akka
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.78%) CSS3
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
1 1 (2.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (91.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) TDD
2 16 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (41.67%) UML
4 2 (5.56%) Scrum
4 2 (5.56%) OO
5 1 (2.78%) ATDD
5 1 (2.78%) Analytics
5 1 (2.78%) Feature Driven Development
5 1 (2.78%) Memory Management
5 1 (2.78%) BDD
5 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
5 1 (2.78%) SOA
5 1 (2.78%) MVC
5 1 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Unit Testing
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.78%) Kanban
5 1 (2.78%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 35 (97.22%) C#
2 18 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 18 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 15 (41.67%) VBA
5 13 (36.11%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) C
6 1 (2.78%) Haskell
6 1 (2.78%) Erlang
6 1 (2.78%) F#
6 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) HL7
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle