The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 222 216 225
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 28 33 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.46% 0.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.05% 1.05% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 28
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £46,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -
WebSphere MQ
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
2660 3138 3455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.75% 43.92% 47.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2240 2643 3076
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in the North West

WebSphere MQ
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in the North West

WebSphere MQ
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 WebSphere MQ within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015. 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 22 £70,000 +64.70%
Cheshire +2 6 £50,500 +18.82%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (79.55%) IBM
3 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 32 (72.73%) Middleware
5 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
5 31 (70.45%) Linux
6 30 (68.18%) AIX
6 30 (68.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 28 (63.64%) Relational Database
7 28 (63.64%) Windows
7 28 (63.64%) RDBMS
8 27 (61.36%) Oracle
9 26 (59.09%) DB2
9 26 (59.09%) Cisco
9 26 (59.09%) Tivoli
9 26 (59.09%) Mentoring
10 25 (56.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 25 (56.82%) Red Hat
11 24 (54.55%) zOS
11 24 (54.55%) CheckPoint
11 24 (54.55%) Juniper
11 24 (54.55%) SAN
11 24 (54.55%) BMC
11 24 (54.55%) CA
11 24 (54.55%) NetApp
11 24 (54.55%) Symantec
11 24 (54.55%) OS/400
11 24 (54.55%) HP
11 24 (54.55%) EMC
11 24 (54.55%) WebLogic

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 24 (54.55%) WebLogic
3 9 (20.45%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (4.55%) JBoss
5 2 (4.55%) iPlanet
5 2 (4.55%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (54.55%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 24 (54.55%) SAN
2 2 (4.55%) LDAP
3 1 (2.27%) SSL
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) Telnet
3 1 (2.27%) Firewall
3 1 (2.27%) SSH
3 1 (2.27%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (70.45%) SQL Server
2 28 (63.64%) RDBMS
2 28 (63.64%) Relational Database
3 26 (59.09%) DB2
4 24 (54.55%) Oracle Exadata
4 24 (54.55%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.27%) MySQL
5 1 (2.27%) Hazelcast
5 1 (2.27%) MS Access
5 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Visual Studio
1 2 (4.55%) SpecFlow
2 1 (2.27%) Gradle
2 1 (2.27%) Maven
2 1 (2.27%) WinDbg
General
1 17 (38.64%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (72.73%) Architect
2 24 (54.55%) Infrastructure Architect
2 24 (54.55%) Solutions Architect
2 24 (54.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 6 (13.64%) Applications Architect
4 5 (11.36%) WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (6.82%) Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Java Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Java Architect
6 2 (4.55%) ScrumMaster
6 2 (4.55%) Senior Architect
6 2 (4.55%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.27%) Application Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Support Team Leader
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Applications Support Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Support Specialist
7 1 (2.27%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (72.73%) Middleware
2 30 (68.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 9 (20.45%) Spring
3 9 (20.45%) .NET
4 7 (15.91%) J2EE
5 6 (13.64%) SOAP
5 6 (13.64%) Web Services
5 6 (13.64%) Hibernate
5 6 (13.64%) REST
6 4 (9.09%) WCF
7 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
7 3 (6.82%) JMS
8 2 (4.55%) CSS
8 2 (4.55%) Java EE
8 2 (4.55%) JSON
8 2 (4.55%) JSF
8 2 (4.55%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (4.55%) jQuery
8 2 (4.55%) Java EE 5
8 2 (4.55%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 24 (54.55%) FlexPod
1 24 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.18%) N-Tier
3 3 (6.82%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Linux
2 30 (68.18%) AIX
3 28 (63.64%) Windows
4 25 (56.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 24 (54.55%) HPUX
5 24 (54.55%) Solaris
5 24 (54.55%) OS/400
5 24 (54.55%) zOS
5 24 (54.55%) SUSE
6 9 (20.45%) UNIX
7 1 (2.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (59.09%) Mentoring
2 24 (54.55%) Coaching
2 24 (54.55%) Converged Infrastructure
2 24 (54.55%) Infrastructure Management
2 24 (54.55%) Business Continuity
3 9 (20.45%) Open Source
4 8 (18.18%) Multithreading
4 8 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 8 (18.18%) UML
4 8 (18.18%) OO
4 8 (18.18%) OOD
5 6 (13.64%) SDLC
6 5 (11.36%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.09%) System Testing
7 4 (9.09%) Technical Analysis
8 3 (6.82%) Scrum
8 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.82%) TDD
9 2 (4.55%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) Java
2 4 (9.09%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.55%) C#
4 1 (2.27%) VBScript
4 1 (2.27%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) MCP
2 1 (2.27%) MCSE
2 1 (2.27%) CCNA
2 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 24 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
1 24 (54.55%) Hyper-V
1 24 (54.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 26 (59.09%) Tivoli
2 2 (4.55%) Tivoli Monitoring
2 2 (4.55%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (4.55%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 35 (79.55%) IBM
2 33 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 27 (61.36%) Oracle
4 26 (59.09%) Cisco
5 25 (56.82%) Red Hat
6 24 (54.55%) CheckPoint
6 24 (54.55%) Symantec
6 24 (54.55%) VMware
6 24 (54.55%) Brocade
6 24 (54.55%) HP
6 24 (54.55%) EMC
6 24 (54.55%) Juniper
6 24 (54.55%) BMC
6 24 (54.55%) CA
6 24 (54.55%) NetApp
7 2 (4.55%) Sun
8 1 (2.27%) Unisys
8 1 (2.27%) Alias