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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 220 228 252
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +24
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.33% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.80% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Median salary £43,750 £61,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +44.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £42,500 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £80,000 £47,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,400 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.71% +12.00%
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
2153 2500 3113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.30% 40.99% 44.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1867 2094 2650
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -6 6 £43,750 -45.31%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (77.78%) Java
3 11 (61.11%) IBM
4 10 (55.56%) Linux
5 9 (50.00%) Middleware
6 8 (44.44%) SQL
6 8 (44.44%) Oracle
6 8 (44.44%) XML
6 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
7 7 (38.89%) iPad
7 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (38.89%) Software Delivery
7 7 (38.89%) MuleSoft
7 7 (38.89%) SDLC
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 10g
7 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (38.89%) Spring
7 7 (38.89%) Maven
7 7 (38.89%) Degree
7 7 (38.89%) Grails
7 7 (38.89%) IBM Integration Bus
7 7 (38.89%) Android
7 7 (38.89%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 7 (38.89%) RESTful
7 7 (38.89%) C++
7 7 (38.89%) webMethods
7 7 (38.89%) Software AG
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle9i Database
7 7 (38.89%) J2SE

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (38.89%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Internet
1 1 (5.56%) WebEx
1 1 (5.56%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle Database 10g
2 7 (38.89%) Oracle9i Database
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Eclipse
1 7 (38.89%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 1 (5.56%) LoadRunner
2 1 (5.56%) Toad
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Developer
2 8 (44.44%) Applications Developer
3 7 (38.89%) Java Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Integration Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Middleware Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Developer
4 4 (22.22%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (16.67%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (11.11%) Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 1 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) OAT Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) OAT Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Test Analyst
7 1 (5.56%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (50.00%) Middleware
2 8 (44.44%) XML
3 7 (38.89%) Grails
3 7 (38.89%) IBM Integration Bus
3 7 (38.89%) J2SE
3 7 (38.89%) JMS
3 7 (38.89%) RESTful
3 7 (38.89%) Spring
4 3 (16.67%) XSLT
5 1 (5.56%) .NET
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) FIXML
5 1 (5.56%) HTML
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE
5 1 (5.56%) SOAP
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (38.89%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 7 (38.89%) Android
3 3 (16.67%) Unix
4 1 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) SDLC
1 7 (38.89%) Software Delivery
2 3 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Operational Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) SQL
3 7 (38.89%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (38.89%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) DameWare
1 1 (5.56%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) IBM
2 8 (44.44%) Oracle
3 7 (38.89%) MuleSoft
3 7 (38.89%) Software AG
3 7 (38.89%) webMethods
4 1 (5.56%) Alias
4 1 (5.56%) BMC
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) LexisNexis
4 1 (5.56%) Remedy
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter