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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 408 392 398
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +6
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 33 43 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.49% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 31 18
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,700 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £81,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
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
7711 8768 8363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.02% 39.42% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6723 7388 7490
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 £56,250
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
East Sussex - 12 £52,500 -
Hampshire -11 8 £68,750 +75.15%
Berkshire -9 6 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 3 - -
West Sussex - 2 £65,000 -
Surrey +2 1 £39,500 -51.23%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (92.06%) WebSphere
2 38 (60.32%) IBM
3 29 (46.03%) Java
4 26 (41.27%) SOA
5 24 (38.10%) Oracle
5 24 (38.10%) Windows
5 24 (38.10%) Finance
6 21 (33.33%) AIX
6 21 (33.33%) Linux
6 21 (33.33%) JMS
7 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (30.16%) Spring
8 19 (30.16%) UNIX
8 19 (30.16%) WebLogic
9 18 (28.57%) J2EE
9 18 (28.57%) JIRA
10 17 (26.98%) SQL
10 17 (26.98%) Solaris
11 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
12 15 (23.81%) Java EE
12 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
12 15 (23.81%) REST
12 15 (23.81%) SSL
12 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
12 15 (23.81%) Middleware
13 14 (22.22%) ITIL
13 14 (22.22%) JUnit
13 14 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
14 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
14 13 (20.63%) LDAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (92.06%) WebSphere
2 19 (30.16%) WebLogic
3 14 (22.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (14.29%) Jetty
5 7 (11.11%) Apache
6 6 (9.52%) IBM HTTP Server
7 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
7 4 (6.35%) JBoss
8 3 (4.76%) CMS
8 3 (4.76%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Mingle
2 3 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.76%) BASE24
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (1.59%) SAP CO
2 1 (1.59%) SAP GRC
2 1 (1.59%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) SaaS
1 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 15 (23.81%) SSL
2 13 (20.63%) LDAP
3 11 (17.46%) Firewall
4 8 (12.70%) Kerberos
5 7 (11.11%) HTTP
6 5 (7.94%) FTP
6 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
7 2 (3.17%) HTTPS
8 1 (1.59%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.59%) Network Security
8 1 (1.59%) DNS
8 1 (1.59%) SAN
8 1 (1.59%) WLAN
8 1 (1.59%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.05%) Oracle Database
2 11 (17.46%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (17.46%) SQL Server
3 5 (7.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.76%) DB2
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.59%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.59%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.59%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle Exadata
Development Applications
1 18 (28.57%) JIRA
2 15 (23.81%) Cucumber
3 14 (22.22%) JUnit
4 13 (20.63%) jMock
5 6 (9.52%) CruiseControl
5 6 (9.52%) Jenkins
6 5 (7.94%) Gradle
6 5 (7.94%) ClearCase
6 5 (7.94%) Hudson
6 5 (7.94%) Ant
6 5 (7.94%) Maven
7 4 (6.35%) Rational Rose
7 4 (6.35%) RequisitePro
7 4 (6.35%) ClearQuest
8 2 (3.17%) Introscope
8 2 (3.17%) SoapUI
9 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.59%) Mockito
9 1 (1.59%) Subversion
9 1 (1.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 24 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (7.94%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Software Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Architect
3 9 (14.29%) Developer
4 6 (9.52%) Support Specialist
5 5 (7.94%) QA Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Security Architect
6 4 (6.35%) WebSphere Specialist
6 4 (6.35%) Ab Initio Developer
6 4 (6.35%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Operations Support Engineer
8 2 (3.17%) Middleware Specialist
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 2 (3.17%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (3.17%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) JMS
2 19 (30.16%) Spring
3 18 (28.57%) J2EE
4 15 (23.81%) Middleware
4 15 (23.81%) Hibernate
4 15 (23.81%) Java EE
4 15 (23.81%) REST
5 9 (14.29%) JAX-RS
5 9 (14.29%) Struts
6 8 (12.70%) Spring MVC
7 7 (11.11%) Web Services
8 6 (9.52%) XML
8 6 (9.52%) SOAP
8 6 (9.52%) Apache Flex
9 5 (7.94%) RESTful
9 5 (7.94%) WSDL
9 5 (7.94%) XML Schema
9 5 (7.94%) XSD
9 5 (7.94%) XSLT
9 5 (7.94%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 11 (17.46%) DataPower
3 9 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 6 (9.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (7.94%) HACMP
5 5 (7.94%) PKI
6 4 (6.35%) Clustering
7 3 (4.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
9 1 (1.59%) AS400
9 1 (1.59%) iSeries
9 1 (1.59%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (38.10%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) AIX
2 21 (33.33%) Linux
3 19 (30.16%) UNIX
4 17 (26.98%) Solaris
5 12 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (17.46%) Oracle Linux
6 11 (17.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (17.46%) CentOS
7 8 (12.70%) HPUX
8 2 (3.17%) zOS
9 1 (1.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (41.27%) SOA
2 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.40%) Software Engineering
4 14 (22.22%) ITIL
5 13 (20.63%) Domain-Driven Design
6 12 (19.05%) Requirements Management
6 12 (19.05%) Extreme Programming
7 10 (15.87%) UML
7 10 (15.87%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (12.70%) Service Delivery
9 7 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (9.52%) ETL
10 6 (9.52%) OO
10 6 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
10 6 (9.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.94%) Change Management
11 5 (7.94%) Programme Management
11 5 (7.94%) Knowledge Management
11 5 (7.94%) Supply Chain Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (46.03%) Java
2 17 (26.98%) SQL
3 9 (14.29%) Perl
4 8 (12.70%) Jython
5 7 (11.11%) PL/SQL
5 7 (11.11%) C
6 6 (9.52%) C++
6 6 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.94%) Korn
7 5 (7.94%) XPath
8 2 (3.17%) Ada
9 1 (1.59%) SAPscript
9 1 (1.59%) ABAP
9 1 (1.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (15.87%) Security Cleared
2 6 (9.52%) Degree
3 5 (7.94%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.17%) MCSE
4 2 (3.17%) CCIE
4 2 (3.17%) ISEB
4 2 (3.17%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) QA
2 5 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (4.76%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 8 (12.70%) vSphere
4 5 (7.94%) ISA Server
5 2 (3.17%) Firmware
6 1 (1.59%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (20.63%) Tivoli
2 5 (7.94%) Control-M
2 5 (7.94%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.17%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (3.17%) OpenAM
4 1 (1.59%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 38 (60.32%) IBM
2 24 (38.10%) Oracle
3 13 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 13 (20.63%) Atlassian
4 12 (19.05%) Red Hat
5 9 (14.29%) Adobe
5 9 (14.29%) Sun
5 9 (14.29%) VMware
6 7 (11.11%) SAP
6 7 (11.11%) Ab Initio
7 6 (9.52%) BEA
8 5 (7.94%) Remedy
9 2 (3.17%) webMethods
9 2 (3.17%) Cisco
9 2 (3.17%) HP
10 1 (1.59%) Compaq
10 1 (1.59%) Dell
10 1 (1.59%) Business Objects
10 1 (1.59%) MKS
10 1 (1.59%) AppDynamics