The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 131 132 126
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.24% 0.13% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.03% 0.42% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £70,000 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% -3.33%
WebSphere MQ
Berkshire

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 Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
581 713 892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 23.38% 31.05% 42.74%
Number of salaries quoted 509 628 785
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Reading region.

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Reading

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) IBM
1 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (91.67%) DB2
3 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
4 8 (66.67%) AIX
4 8 (66.67%) Solaris
4 8 (66.67%) DataPower
5 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (50.00%) Ab Initio
6 6 (50.00%) Clustering
6 6 (50.00%) High Availability
6 6 (50.00%) Linux
6 6 (50.00%) UNIX
6 6 (50.00%) Windows
6 6 (50.00%) IBM Certification
6 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
7 4 (33.33%) HTTP
7 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 4 (33.33%) Apache
7 4 (33.33%) J2EE
7 4 (33.33%) Oracle
7 4 (33.33%) sed
7 4 (33.33%) AWK
7 4 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (33.33%) Korn
7 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
7 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (25.00%) Waterfall

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 12 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (33.33%) Apache
2 4 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 4 (33.33%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 4 (33.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) DB2
2 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (16.67%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
1 1 (8.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (16.67%) Ab Initio Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Lead Developer
3 2 (16.67%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ETL Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) J2EE
2 3 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 9 (75.00%) Management Information System
2 8 (66.67%) DataPower
3 6 (50.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) AIX
1 8 (66.67%) Solaris
2 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (25.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (25.00%) Waterfall
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL V2
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) RUP
3 3 (25.00%) Service Management
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (25.00%) ITSM
4 1 (8.33%) ETL
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (33.33%) AWK
2 4 (33.33%) Korn
2 4 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 4 (33.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 6 (50.00%) IBM Certification
2 3 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (50.00%) Ab Initio
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 1 (8.33%) Niku