The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 206 213 213
Rank change year-on-year
+7 0
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 36 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.50% 0.40% 0.55%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.14% 0.84% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 35
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,300 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -7.21%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3163 3435 3551
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.12% 47.84% 47.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2673 3062 3257
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
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% -
WebSphere MQ
England

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 1 August 2014.

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 1 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
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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 30 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cheshire -10 6 £42,500 -15.00%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 41 (93.18%) WebSphere
2 35 (79.55%) Java
3 28 (63.64%) Spring
3 28 (63.64%) Maven
3 28 (63.64%) Servlets
4 27 (61.36%) XML
4 27 (61.36%) Tomcat
4 27 (61.36%) JMS
5 26 (59.09%) HTTP
5 26 (59.09%) XML Schema
5 26 (59.09%) J2SE
5 26 (59.09%) Linux
5 26 (59.09%) SAX
5 26 (59.09%) DOM
5 26 (59.09%) XSLT
5 26 (59.09%) XPath
5 26 (59.09%) Grails
5 26 (59.09%) Android
6 25 (56.82%) Windows
7 22 (50.00%) Red Hat
7 22 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (47.73%) Hazelcast
8 21 (47.73%) Software Engineering
9 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
10 10 (22.73%) Oracle
11 9 (20.45%) UNIX
11 9 (20.45%) Middleware
11 9 (20.45%) Finance
12 8 (18.18%) Banking
12 8 (18.18%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 41 (93.18%) WebSphere
2 27 (61.36%) Tomcat
3 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.27%) Documentum
4 1 (2.27%) Apache
4 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (2.27%) WebLogic Integration
4 1 (2.27%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.27%) GlassFish
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (59.09%) HTTP
2 3 (6.82%) SAN
3 1 (2.27%) Intranet
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) LAN
3 1 (2.27%) WAN
3 1 (2.27%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (47.73%) Hazelcast
2 5 (11.36%) Oracle Database
3 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.55%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (4.55%) DB2
6 1 (2.27%) MySQL
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.27%) Big Data
6 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 28 (63.64%) Maven
2 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.27%) Ant
3 1 (2.27%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) Hudson
General
1 9 (20.45%) Finance
2 8 (18.18%) Banking
3 7 (15.91%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.27%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
1 29 (65.91%) Java Developer
2 7 (15.91%) Software Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Software Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Architect
3 5 (11.36%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Java Software Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Software Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Java Software Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Senior Java Software Developer
4 4 (9.09%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Applications Support
4 4 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.55%) Integration Architect
6 1 (2.27%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (63.64%) Spring
1 28 (63.64%) Servlets
2 27 (61.36%) XML
2 27 (61.36%) JMS
3 26 (59.09%) XML Schema
3 26 (59.09%) J2SE
3 26 (59.09%) SAX
3 26 (59.09%) DOM
3 26 (59.09%) XSLT
3 26 (59.09%) Grails
4 9 (20.45%) Middleware
5 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (6.82%) .NET
6 3 (6.82%) J2EE
6 3 (6.82%) Web Services
6 3 (6.82%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (4.55%) JPA
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Fusion
7 2 (4.55%) Java EE
7 2 (4.55%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.55%) DataPower
2 2 (4.55%) FlexPod
2 2 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.27%) Clustering
3 1 (2.27%) PKI
3 1 (2.27%) Open Source
3 1 (2.27%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (59.09%) Linux
1 26 (59.09%) Android
2 25 (56.82%) Windows
3 22 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (20.45%) UNIX
5 5 (11.36%) AIX
6 2 (4.55%) SUSE
6 2 (4.55%) OS/400
6 2 (4.55%) HPUX
6 2 (4.55%) Solaris
6 2 (4.55%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (15.91%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.36%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 3 (6.82%) Scrum
5 3 (6.82%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (4.55%) Zachman Framework
6 2 (4.55%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) Data Management
6 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.55%) Migration
6 2 (4.55%) MVC
6 2 (4.55%) Project Management
6 2 (4.55%) SOA
7 1 (2.27%) ETL
7 1 (2.27%) UML
Programming Languages
1 35 (79.55%) Java
2 26 (59.09%) XPath
3 8 (18.18%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.55%) C
5 2 (4.55%) C#
6 1 (2.27%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (6.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.55%) KVM
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 10 (22.73%) Oracle
3 6 (13.64%) IBM
4 4 (9.09%) Misys
5 3 (6.82%) HP
5 3 (6.82%) VMware
6 2 (4.55%) WSO2
6 2 (4.55%) Brocade
6 2 (4.55%) NetApp
6 2 (4.55%) Symantec
6 2 (4.55%) Juniper
6 2 (4.55%) Cisco
6 2 (4.55%) BMC
6 2 (4.55%) CA
6 2 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.55%) EMC
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.27%) Citrix
7 1 (2.27%) Informatica
7 1 (2.27%) JBoss
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