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 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
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
Rank 242 220 243
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +23
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 15 25 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.20% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.49% 0.75% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 7
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -7.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,608 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,000 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
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
3064 3341 3482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.97% 49.92% 49.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2623 2980 3121
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
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 30 October 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 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
Manchester -22 8 £37,608 -1.03%
Cheshire -14 5 £65,000 +116.66%
Merseyside - 2 £45,000 -
MSMQ
England

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 31 (96.88%) C#
2 30 (93.75%) .NET
2 30 (93.75%) WCF
3 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
4 24 (75.00%) TDD
5 22 (68.75%) Windows
6 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
6 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (56.25%) jQuery
7 18 (56.25%) Finance
8 17 (53.13%) NUnit
8 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
8 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
9 16 (50.00%) VB.NET
9 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
9 16 (50.00%) NHibernate
10 14 (43.75%) SQL
11 13 (40.63%) BizTalk Server
11 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
11 13 (40.63%) Functional Testing
12 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
13 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
13 11 (34.38%) SOAP
13 11 (34.38%) REST
13 11 (34.38%) WPF
14 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
15 7 (21.88%) Web Services
15 7 (21.88%) XML
16 6 (18.75%) UML

MSMQ
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 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 (40.63%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (6.25%) Node.js
3 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.13%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 20 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (40.63%) MongoDB
4 6 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (15.63%) MySQL
5 5 (15.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 1 (3.13%) Big Data
8 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) NUnit
2 11 (34.38%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.25%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.13%) RSpec
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
General
1 18 (56.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
2 2 (6.25%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 26 (81.25%) Developer
2 20 (62.50%) .NET Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (15.63%) Technical Architect
4 5 (15.63%) Architect
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Scala Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Integration Specialist
7 1 (3.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (93.75%) .NET
1 30 (93.75%) WCF
2 18 (56.25%) jQuery
3 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC
3 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET
4 16 (50.00%) NHibernate
4 16 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 11 (34.38%) REST
5 11 (34.38%) WPF
5 11 (34.38%) SOAP
6 7 (21.88%) Web Services
6 7 (21.88%) XML
7 6 (18.75%) JSON
7 6 (18.75%) LINQ
8 5 (15.63%) Symfony
8 5 (15.63%) ADO.NET
9 4 (12.50%) HTML
9 4 (12.50%) HTML5
10 3 (9.38%) Middleware
11 2 (6.25%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) TDD
2 16 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (40.63%) Functional Testing
4 6 (18.75%) UML
4 6 (18.75%) SOA
5 4 (12.50%) Workflow
5 4 (12.50%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) OO
7 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.13%) Analytics
8 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.13%) MVC
8 1 (3.13%) Feature Driven Development
8 1 (3.13%) Memory Management
8 1 (3.13%) BDD
8 1 (3.13%) ATDD
8 1 (3.13%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (96.88%) C#
2 20 (62.50%) JavaScript
3 16 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 14 (43.75%) SQL
5 12 (37.50%) T-SQL
6 6 (18.75%) VBA
7 5 (15.63%) PHP
8 3 (9.38%) C++
8 3 (9.38%) Java
9 2 (6.25%) Python
9 2 (6.25%) PowerShell
9 2 (6.25%) TypeScript
10 1 (3.13%) C
10 1 (3.13%) F#
10 1 (3.13%) Scala
10 1 (3.13%) Haskell
10 1 (3.13%) Erlang
10 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
2 1 (3.13%) HL7
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) TIBCO
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle