The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 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 Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 130 120 118
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 8 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.34% 0.53% 0.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.35% 1.69% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 4
Average salary £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.70% +22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £48,000 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £68,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
593 709 968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 25.17% 31.26% 42.05%
Number of salaries quoted 527 629 876
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WebSphere MQ
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 July 2014.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in Reading

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 15 (93.75%) DataPower
2 15 (93.75%) IBM
3 13 (81.25%) AIX
3 13 (81.25%) Solaris
4 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
5 8 (50.00%) DB2
5 8 (50.00%) UNIX
5 8 (50.00%) Ab Initio
6 7 (43.75%) Finance
6 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
6 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (37.50%) IBM Certification
7 6 (37.50%) ETL
7 6 (37.50%) Linux
7 6 (37.50%) Windows
7 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
7 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
7 6 (37.50%) Clustering
7 6 (37.50%) High Availability
8 2 (12.50%) Korn
8 2 (12.50%) SOAP
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) XML
8 2 (12.50%) XSD
8 2 (12.50%) XSLT
8 2 (12.50%) Firmware
8 2 (12.50%) HTTP
8 2 (12.50%) SSL

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.25%) Apache
2 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
2 1 (6.25%) IBM HTTP Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) HTTP
1 2 (12.50%) SSL
2 1 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (6.25%) LDAP
2 1 (6.25%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) DB2
2 7 (43.75%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (43.75%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ClearCase
1 1 (6.25%) ClearQuest
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Developer
1 7 (43.75%) Lead Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) ETL Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Ab Initio Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) SOAP
1 2 (12.50%) Web Services
1 2 (12.50%) XML
1 2 (12.50%) XSD
1 2 (12.50%) XSLT
2 1 (6.25%) XML Schema
2 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (93.75%) DataPower
2 6 (37.50%) Management Information System
2 6 (37.50%) Clustering
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (6.25%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) AIX
1 13 (81.25%) Solaris
2 8 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Windows
3 6 (37.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (37.50%) High Availability
2 6 (37.50%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Shell Script
2 2 (12.50%) Korn
3 1 (6.25%) XPath
3 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
3 1 (6.25%) sed
3 1 (6.25%) AWK
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) IBM Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) IBM
2 8 (50.00%) Ab Initio
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Niku