The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 415 417 391
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -26
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 36 35 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.17% 0.15% 0.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.45% 0.38% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28 27 27
Average salary £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £37,700 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £81,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7992 9297 8519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.08% 38.75% 37.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6933 7959 7576
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 April 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
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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
East Sussex - 13 £55,000 -
Hampshire -11 8 £55,000 +22.22%
Berkshire -6 6 £85,000 +41.66% 2
West Sussex - 4 £63,750 -
Buckinghamshire +5 3 - -
Sussex - 1 £37,500 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 58 (90.63%) WebSphere
2 36 (56.25%) Java
3 34 (53.13%) IBM
4 29 (45.31%) Finance
5 28 (43.75%) JMS
6 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (40.63%) Spring
8 24 (37.50%) Oracle
9 22 (34.38%) UNIX
9 22 (34.38%) Hibernate
9 22 (34.38%) Java EE
10 20 (31.25%) J2EE
10 20 (31.25%) SOA
11 19 (29.69%) AIX
11 19 (29.69%) Cucumber
11 19 (29.69%) REST
12 18 (28.13%) JIRA
12 18 (28.13%) Windows
12 18 (28.13%) JUnit
13 17 (26.56%) SQL
13 17 (26.56%) jMock
13 17 (26.56%) Atlassian
13 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
13 17 (26.56%) Domain-Driven Design
14 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
14 16 (25.00%) Linux
15 15 (23.44%) Solaris
15 15 (23.44%) Middleware
16 14 (21.88%) Extreme Programming

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 58 (90.63%) WebSphere
2 16 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (20.31%) WebLogic
4 12 (18.75%) Jetty
5 5 (7.81%) IBM HTTP Server
6 4 (6.25%) JBoss
6 4 (6.25%) Apache
6 4 (6.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (1.56%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (18.75%) Mingle
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) BASE24
2 1 (1.56%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.56%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.56%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.56%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
1 1 (1.56%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 11 (17.19%) LDAP
2 10 (15.63%) SSL
3 8 (12.50%) Firewall
4 7 (10.94%) TCP/IP
5 6 (9.38%) HTTP
5 6 (9.38%) Kerberos
6 4 (6.25%) FTP
7 1 (1.56%) HTTPS
7 1 (1.56%) SAN
7 1 (1.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.06%) SQL Server
1 9 (14.06%) Oracle Database
2 8 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (7.81%) Relational Database
3 5 (7.81%) DB2
4 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.56%) SAP BW
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 19 (29.69%) Cucumber
2 18 (28.13%) JUnit
2 18 (28.13%) JIRA
3 17 (26.56%) jMock
4 12 (18.75%) Jenkins
5 7 (10.94%) ClearCase
6 6 (9.38%) Ant
6 6 (9.38%) Maven
6 6 (9.38%) Gradle
6 6 (9.38%) Hudson
7 4 (6.25%) Rational Rose
7 4 (6.25%) RequisitePro
7 4 (6.25%) ClearQuest
7 4 (6.25%) CruiseControl
8 3 (4.69%) Subversion
8 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
9 2 (3.13%) Selenium
9 2 (3.13%) SoapUI
10 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (1.56%) Mockito
General
1 29 (45.31%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (9.38%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Retail Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 15 (23.44%) Software Engineer
2 11 (17.19%) Developer
2 11 (17.19%) Architect
3 6 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.81%) Support Specialist
4 5 (7.81%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Software Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) QA Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Security Architect
5 4 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
5 4 (6.25%) Ab Initio Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Consultant
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
6 3 (4.69%) Java Consultant
6 3 (4.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Support Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) Operations Support Engineer
7 2 (3.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.13%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (43.75%) JMS
2 26 (40.63%) Spring
3 22 (34.38%) Java EE
3 22 (34.38%) Hibernate
4 20 (31.25%) J2EE
5 19 (29.69%) REST
6 15 (23.44%) Middleware
7 12 (18.75%) JAX-RS
7 12 (18.75%) Struts
8 11 (17.19%) Spring MVC
9 9 (14.06%) Ajax
10 8 (12.50%) XML
11 6 (9.38%) Web Services
12 5 (7.81%) WSDL
12 5 (7.81%) XSD
12 5 (7.81%) SOAP
13 4 (6.25%) HTML
13 4 (6.25%) XSLT
13 4 (6.25%) XML Schema
13 4 (6.25%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.19%) Management Information System
1 11 (17.19%) DataPower
2 7 (10.94%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.81%) Algorithms
4 5 (7.81%) HACMP
5 4 (6.25%) Clustering
5 4 (6.25%) PKI
6 3 (4.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.56%) iSeries
8 1 (1.56%) Social Media
8 1 (1.56%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) UNIX
2 19 (29.69%) AIX
3 18 (28.13%) Windows
4 16 (25.00%) Linux
5 15 (23.44%) Solaris
6 9 (14.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (12.50%) Oracle Linux
7 8 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (12.50%) CentOS
8 6 (9.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.25%) SOA
3 17 (26.56%) Software Engineering
3 17 (26.56%) Domain-Driven Design
4 16 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (21.88%) Requirements Management
5 14 (21.88%) Extreme Programming
6 11 (17.19%) UML
7 10 (15.63%) Service Delivery
7 10 (15.63%) User Acceptance Testing
8 8 (12.50%) ITIL
9 7 (10.94%) Multithreading
10 6 (9.38%) ETL
10 6 (9.38%) OO
10 6 (9.38%) Supply Chain Management
10 6 (9.38%) Product Management
10 6 (9.38%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.81%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (7.81%) Programme Management
11 5 (7.81%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 36 (56.25%) Java
2 17 (26.56%) SQL
3 8 (12.50%) C
3 8 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 7 (10.94%) Shell Script
4 7 (10.94%) Korn
4 7 (10.94%) Perl
5 6 (9.38%) C++
6 5 (7.81%) Jython
7 4 (6.25%) XPath
8 2 (3.13%) Ada
9 1 (1.56%) SAPscript
9 1 (1.56%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 11 (17.19%) Degree
2 6 (9.38%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.13%) MCSE
4 2 (3.13%) CCIE
4 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.56%) ISEB
5 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.56%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 5 (7.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.69%) ISO 8583
4 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Hyper-V
2 6 (9.38%) vSphere
3 4 (6.25%) ISA Server
4 1 (1.56%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (15.63%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.81%) CA Single Sign-On
3 4 (6.25%) Control-M
4 1 (1.56%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (1.56%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 34 (53.13%) IBM
2 24 (37.50%) Oracle
3 17 (26.56%) Atlassian
4 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
4 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.94%) Ab Initio
5 7 (10.94%) Sun
5 7 (10.94%) SAP
6 6 (9.38%) VMware
7 4 (6.25%) Remedy
7 4 (6.25%) BEA
7 4 (6.25%) Adobe
8 3 (4.69%) MKS
9 2 (3.13%) webMethods
9 2 (3.13%) Wincor Nixdorf
10 1 (1.56%) CA
10 1 (1.56%) Google
10 1 (1.56%) HP
10 1 (1.56%) Compaq
10 1 (1.56%) Cisco