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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 228 225 224
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 16 28 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.40% 0.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.61% 0.84% 1.02%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 33
Average salary £43,000 £48,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.79% +21.87%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
2633 3325 3634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.85% 48.05% 49.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 2872 3244
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 £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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
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 27 March 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 +18 15 £43,000 -14.00%
Merseyside 0 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (98.11%) WebSphere
2 43 (81.13%) Linux
3 37 (69.81%) AIX
3 37 (69.81%) Middleware
4 36 (67.92%) Windows
5 33 (62.26%) Oracle
6 30 (56.60%) IBM
7 29 (54.72%) Red Hat
7 29 (54.72%) VMware
7 29 (54.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (54.72%) Oracle Database
8 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
8 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
9 23 (43.40%) DB2
9 23 (43.40%) WebLogic
9 23 (43.40%) OS/400
9 23 (43.40%) HPUX
9 23 (43.40%) Solaris
9 23 (43.40%) HP
9 23 (43.40%) EMC
9 23 (43.40%) zOS
9 23 (43.40%) CheckPoint
9 23 (43.40%) Juniper
9 23 (43.40%) SAN
9 23 (43.40%) BMC
9 23 (43.40%) CA
9 23 (43.40%) NetApp
9 23 (43.40%) Symantec
9 23 (43.40%) RDBMS
9 23 (43.40%) Tivoli

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 52 (98.11%) WebSphere
2 23 (43.40%) WebLogic
3 12 (22.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) IIS
4 1 (1.89%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) MS Office
1 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 23 (43.40%) SAN
2 13 (24.53%) SSL
3 6 (11.32%) HTTP
4 1 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (1.89%) Telnet
4 1 (1.89%) Firewall
4 1 (1.89%) SSH
4 1 (1.89%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (54.72%) Oracle Database
2 24 (45.28%) SQL Server
3 23 (43.40%) DB2
3 23 (43.40%) RDBMS
3 23 (43.40%) Relational Database
3 23 (43.40%) Oracle Exadata
4 6 (11.32%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.89%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Maven
2 6 (11.32%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.89%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
2 5 (9.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (43.40%) Architect
1 23 (43.40%) Solutions Architect
1 23 (43.40%) Infrastructure Architect
1 23 (43.40%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
2 11 (20.75%) Java Developer
2 11 (20.75%) Developer
3 6 (11.32%) Consultant
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (7.55%) Content Manager
5 3 (5.66%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (1.89%) Applications Manager
6 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (1.89%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.89%) Support Specialist
6 1 (1.89%) Applications Support
6 1 (1.89%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (1.89%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (69.81%) Middleware
2 11 (20.75%) ISPF
2 11 (20.75%) XML
2 11 (20.75%) J2SE
2 11 (20.75%) JMS
2 11 (20.75%) Grails
2 11 (20.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (13.21%) J2EE
4 6 (11.32%) Servlets
4 6 (11.32%) DOM
4 6 (11.32%) XSLT
4 6 (11.32%) XML Schema
4 6 (11.32%) SAX
4 6 (11.32%) REST
5 5 (9.43%) Spring
6 1 (1.89%) .NET
6 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.89%) OLE DB
6 1 (1.89%) ODBC
6 1 (1.89%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 23 (43.40%) FlexPod
2 12 (22.64%) Mainframe
3 11 (20.75%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.89%) Open Source
5 1 (1.89%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 43 (81.13%) Linux
2 37 (69.81%) AIX
3 36 (67.92%) Windows
4 29 (54.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 23 (43.40%) HPUX
5 23 (43.40%) Solaris
5 23 (43.40%) OS/400
5 23 (43.40%) zOS
5 23 (43.40%) SUSE
6 19 (35.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Business Continuity
1 23 (43.40%) Infrastructure Management
1 23 (43.40%) Mentoring
1 23 (43.40%) Coaching
2 6 (11.32%) UML
2 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (11.32%) Requirements Management
3 1 (1.89%) Problem Management
3 1 (1.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (22.64%) Java
2 11 (20.75%) JCL
2 11 (20.75%) Perl
3 6 (11.32%) PL/SQL
3 6 (11.32%) SQL
3 6 (11.32%) XPath
4 3 (5.66%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.89%) MCP
1 1 (1.89%) MCSE
1 1 (1.89%) CCNA
1 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (43.40%) VMware Infrastructure
1 23 (43.40%) Hyper-V
1 23 (43.40%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (43.40%) Tivoli
2 1 (1.89%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 33 (62.26%) Oracle
2 30 (56.60%) IBM
3 29 (54.72%) Red Hat
3 29 (54.72%) VMware
4 24 (45.28%) Microsoft
5 23 (43.40%) HP
5 23 (43.40%) EMC
5 23 (43.40%) Juniper
5 23 (43.40%) BMC
5 23 (43.40%) CA
5 23 (43.40%) NetApp
5 23 (43.40%) Brocade
5 23 (43.40%) Symantec
5 23 (43.40%) CheckPoint
5 23 (43.40%) Cisco
6 4 (7.55%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.89%) Unisys
7 1 (1.89%) Alias