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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 230 220 199
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 14 30 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.25% 0.43% 0.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.66% 1.07% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 19 37
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,300 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.74%
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
2113 2810 3249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.09% 40.67% 49.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1839 2483 2897
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Lancashire - 8 - -
Manchester -1 4 £46,000 +6.97%
Cheshire +11 2 £41,250 -23.61%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) IBM
1 45 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 37 (82.22%) Middleware
3 35 (77.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 27 (60.00%) Relational Database
5 23 (51.11%) Degree
5 23 (51.11%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (51.11%) Oracle
6 20 (44.44%) Java
6 20 (44.44%) Software AG
6 20 (44.44%) webMethods
6 20 (44.44%) MuleSoft
6 20 (44.44%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 19 (42.22%) HP
7 19 (42.22%) DB2
8 17 (37.78%) Linux
9 16 (35.56%) C++
10 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 15 (33.33%) Windows
10 15 (33.33%) AIX
10 15 (33.33%) HPUX
10 15 (33.33%) Solaris
10 15 (33.33%) Juniper
10 15 (33.33%) SAN
10 15 (33.33%) BMC
10 15 (33.33%) CA
10 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 15 (33.33%) RDBMS
10 15 (33.33%) Cisco
10 15 (33.33%) WebLogic

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 45 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 20 (44.44%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 15 (33.33%) WebLogic
4 4 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 4 (8.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Cordys
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 15 (33.33%) SAN
2 4 (8.89%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (60.00%) Relational Database
2 19 (42.22%) DB2
3 15 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 15 (33.33%) Oracle Exadata
3 15 (33.33%) RDBMS
3 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.89%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) HP UFT
1 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
1 4 (8.89%) Toad
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (33.33%) Architect
1 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Architect
1 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
1 15 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (26.67%) Applications Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Developer
2 12 (26.67%) Junior
3 8 (17.78%) Integration Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Applications Support
4 4 (8.89%) Designer
4 4 (8.89%) Junior Applications Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Junior Designer
4 4 (8.89%) Junior Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 4 (8.89%) Middleware Developer
4 4 (8.89%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) IT Support
5 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
5 3 (6.67%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (82.22%) Middleware
2 35 (77.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (8.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (51.11%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 15 (33.33%) FlexPod
2 15 (33.33%) VCE vBlock
3 8 (17.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (8.89%) Mainframe
4 4 (8.89%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 17 (37.78%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) AIX
2 15 (33.33%) HPUX
2 15 (33.33%) OS/400
2 15 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Solaris
2 15 (33.33%) SUSE
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) zOS
3 6 (13.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 15 (33.33%) Coaching
1 15 (33.33%) Converged Infrastructure
1 15 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 15 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 4 (8.89%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (8.89%) Data Analysis
2 4 (8.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (8.89%) Load Balancing
2 4 (8.89%) Load Testing
2 4 (8.89%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 4 (8.89%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
2 4 (8.89%) Software Testing
2 4 (8.89%) Technical Architecture
2 4 (8.89%) Trend Analysis
2 4 (8.89%) Validation
3 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
3 3 (6.67%) High Availability
4 2 (4.44%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) Java
2 16 (35.56%) C++
3 4 (8.89%) C
3 4 (8.89%) Shell Script
3 4 (8.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (51.11%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) BPSS Clearance
2 4 (8.89%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.89%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) QA
System Software
1 15 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 15 (33.33%) KVM
1 15 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (33.33%) Tivoli
2 4 (8.89%) DameWare
2 4 (8.89%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) IBM
2 23 (51.11%) Oracle
3 20 (44.44%) MuleSoft
3 20 (44.44%) Software AG
3 20 (44.44%) webMethods
4 19 (42.22%) HP
5 15 (33.33%) BMC
5 15 (33.33%) Brocade
5 15 (33.33%) CA
5 15 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 15 (33.33%) Cisco
5 15 (33.33%) EMC
5 15 (33.33%) Juniper
5 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 15 (33.33%) NetApp
5 15 (33.33%) Red Hat
5 15 (33.33%) Symantec
5 15 (33.33%) VMware
6 4 (8.89%) LexisNexis
6 4 (8.89%) MicroStrategy