The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 231 240 236
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -4
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 4 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.076% 0.10% 0.017%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.29% 0.43% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Median salary £50,000 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -18.09%
MQSeries
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1365 1402 1175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 25.82% 24.16% 20.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1175 1215 1014
Median salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,900 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

MQSeries
Salary Trend in the South West

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

MQSeries Salary Trend in the South West

MQSeries
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South West region over the 3 months to 25 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
Dorset - 4 £50,000 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing MQSeries 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 South West region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 15 (78.95%) IBM
2 15 (78.95%) HP
2 15 (78.95%) ISEB
2 15 (78.95%) Middleware
2 15 (78.95%) XML
2 15 (78.95%) Banking
2 15 (78.95%) Software Testing
2 15 (78.95%) QA
2 15 (78.95%) Test Management
2 15 (78.95%) Green Hat
2 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (73.68%) Configuration Management
4 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
4 13 (68.42%) Unix
5 12 (63.16%) Java
6 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
6 10 (52.63%) webMethods
6 10 (52.63%) Temenos T24
6 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (52.63%) System Testing
6 10 (52.63%) Data Management
6 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
6 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
7 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
7 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 9 (47.37%) Asset Management
7 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
7 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
7 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Business Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Temenos T24
Communications & Networking
1 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (21.05%) Firewall
2 4 (21.05%) FTP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTP
2 4 (21.05%) HTTPS
2 4 (21.05%) IPsec
2 4 (21.05%) LDAP
2 4 (21.05%) NAS
2 4 (21.05%) Network Security
2 4 (21.05%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.26%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 16 (84.21%) Finance
2 15 (78.95%) Banking
3 9 (47.37%) Investment Banking
4 3 (15.79%) Retail
5 2 (10.53%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (52.63%) Test Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Middleware Engineer
2 9 (47.37%) Test Leader
3 5 (26.32%) Defect Manager
4 4 (21.05%) Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Unix Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Functional Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) Middleware
1 15 (78.95%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (78.95%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 3 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Unix
2 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (78.95%) Software Testing
1 15 (78.95%) Test Management
2 14 (73.68%) Configuration Management
3 10 (52.63%) Data Management
3 10 (52.63%) Functional Testing
3 10 (52.63%) Regression Testing
3 10 (52.63%) System Testing
3 10 (52.63%) User Acceptance Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Asset Management
4 9 (47.37%) Automation Testing
4 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
4 9 (47.37%) SOA
4 9 (47.37%) Test Automation
4 9 (47.37%) Test Scripting
5 5 (26.32%) Defect Management
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) Load Balancing
7 3 (15.79%) BCP
7 3 (15.79%) Business Continuity
7 3 (15.79%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) Python
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
4 1 (5.26%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (78.95%) ISEB
2 9 (47.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (31.58%) ISTQB
4 3 (15.79%) Degree
4 3 (15.79%) HND
5 1 (5.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (78.95%) QA
2 3 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Samba
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.26%) Nagios
2 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Green Hat
1 15 (78.95%) HP
1 15 (78.95%) IBM
2 10 (52.63%) webMethods
3 9 (47.37%) Oracle
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) NetApp
6 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.26%) Red Hat