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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 238 235 235
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 15 8 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.11% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.57% 0.25% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 17
Average salary £80,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.23% +4.93%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.95%
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
2629 3241 3594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.94% 46.06% 49.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2225 2765 3210
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 5 May 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 +14 14 £80,000 +23.07%
Merseyside +16 1 - -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 47 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 35 (74.47%) Linux
3 32 (68.09%) Oracle
4 30 (63.83%) Windows
5 29 (61.70%) AIX
5 29 (61.70%) IBM
5 29 (61.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 29 (61.70%) Middleware
6 27 (57.45%) VMware
6 27 (57.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 27 (57.45%) Oracle Database
6 27 (57.45%) Red Hat
7 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
8 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
9 22 (46.81%) Mentoring
10 21 (44.68%) Coaching
10 21 (44.68%) Infrastructure Management
10 21 (44.68%) Symantec
10 21 (44.68%) SUSE
10 21 (44.68%) Business Continuity
10 21 (44.68%) FlexPod
10 21 (44.68%) Relational Database
10 21 (44.68%) KVM
10 21 (44.68%) Oracle Exadata
10 21 (44.68%) Hyper-V
10 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (44.68%) Brocade
10 21 (44.68%) DB2
10 21 (44.68%) WebLogic
10 21 (44.68%) HPUX

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 47 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 21 (44.68%) WebLogic
3 13 (27.66%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Office
1 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 21 (44.68%) SAN
2 9 (19.15%) SSL
3 6 (12.77%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) SSH
4 1 (2.13%) Firewall
4 1 (2.13%) Telnet
4 1 (2.13%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (57.45%) Oracle Database
2 23 (48.94%) SQL Server
3 21 (44.68%) Relational Database
3 21 (44.68%) Oracle Exadata
3 21 (44.68%) DB2
3 21 (44.68%) RDBMS
4 6 (12.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.13%) MySQL
5 1 (2.13%) MS Access
5 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Maven
2 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.13%) WinDbg
3 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (21.28%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Architect
2 21 (44.68%) Solutions Architect
2 21 (44.68%) Infrastructure Architect
2 21 (44.68%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 12 (25.53%) Developer
4 10 (21.28%) Java Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Content Manager
5 4 (8.51%) WebSphere Specialist
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Applications Architect
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Applications Support Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Support Specialist
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Support Manager
8 1 (2.13%) Support Team Leader
8 1 (2.13%) Technical Support
8 1 (2.13%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (61.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 29 (61.70%) Middleware
2 10 (21.28%) J2SE
2 10 (21.28%) JMS
2 10 (21.28%) XML
2 10 (21.28%) Grails
3 9 (19.15%) J2EE
4 8 (17.02%) ISPF
5 6 (12.77%) Spring
5 6 (12.77%) REST
5 6 (12.77%) Servlets
5 6 (12.77%) DOM
5 6 (12.77%) XSLT
5 6 (12.77%) XML Schema
5 6 (12.77%) SAX
6 4 (8.51%) .NET
7 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
7 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
8 1 (2.13%) OLE DB
8 1 (2.13%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (44.68%) FlexPod
2 10 (21.28%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (19.15%) Mainframe
4 6 (12.77%) Computer Science
5 3 (6.38%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.13%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (74.47%) Linux
2 30 (63.83%) Windows
3 29 (61.70%) AIX
4 27 (57.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (44.68%) SUSE
5 21 (44.68%) HPUX
5 21 (44.68%) Solaris
5 21 (44.68%) OS/400
5 21 (44.68%) zOS
6 13 (27.66%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (46.81%) Mentoring
2 21 (44.68%) Coaching
2 21 (44.68%) Infrastructure Management
2 21 (44.68%) Business Continuity
3 9 (19.15%) UML
4 7 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Requirements Management
6 3 (6.38%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) OO
6 3 (6.38%) OOD
7 2 (4.26%) SOA
8 1 (2.13%) TDD
8 1 (2.13%) Scrum
8 1 (2.13%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.13%) Kanban
8 1 (2.13%) Feature Driven Development
8 1 (2.13%) BDD
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.40%) Java
2 8 (17.02%) JCL
2 8 (17.02%) Perl
3 6 (12.77%) XPath
3 6 (12.77%) PL/SQL
3 6 (12.77%) SQL
4 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.13%) C#
5 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.13%) MCSE
1 1 (2.13%) MCP
1 1 (2.13%) CCNA
1 1 (2.13%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 21 (44.68%) KVM
1 21 (44.68%) Hyper-V
1 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (44.68%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 32 (68.09%) Oracle
2 29 (61.70%) IBM
3 27 (57.45%) VMware
3 27 (57.45%) Red Hat
4 25 (53.19%) Microsoft
5 21 (44.68%) Symantec
5 21 (44.68%) Brocade
5 21 (44.68%) HP
5 21 (44.68%) EMC
5 21 (44.68%) CheckPoint
5 21 (44.68%) Juniper
5 21 (44.68%) BMC
5 21 (44.68%) CA
5 21 (44.68%) NetApp
5 21 (44.68%) Cisco
6 4 (8.51%) TIBCO
7 1 (2.13%) Alias
7 1 (2.13%) Unisys