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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 228 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 18 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.32% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £75,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +62.16%
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
1361 1372 1181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 23.83% 22.89% 21.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1178 1241 1022
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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
Dorset - 18 - -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 23 (85.19%) Middleware
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
1 23 (85.19%) Banking
2 22 (81.48%) Software Testing
2 22 (81.48%) QA
2 22 (81.48%) IBM
2 22 (81.48%) HP
2 22 (81.48%) ISEB
2 22 (81.48%) XML
2 22 (81.48%) Test Management
2 22 (81.48%) Green Hat
2 22 (81.48%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (77.78%) Configuration Management
4 17 (62.96%) webMethods
4 17 (62.96%) Regression Testing
4 17 (62.96%) Java
4 17 (62.96%) Temenos T24
4 17 (62.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 17 (62.96%) System Testing
4 17 (62.96%) Data Management
4 17 (62.96%) Relational Database
4 17 (62.96%) Functional Testing
5 16 (59.26%) Unix
5 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
6 13 (48.15%) Oracle
7 12 (44.44%) SOA
7 12 (44.44%) Integration Testing
7 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
7 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
7 12 (44.44%) Test Automation

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the South West region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Temenos T24
2 3 (11.11%) Oracle Cash Management
Communications & Networking
1 16 (59.26%) TCP/IP
2 4 (14.81%) Firewall
2 4 (14.81%) FTP
2 4 (14.81%) HTTP
2 4 (14.81%) HTTPS
2 4 (14.81%) IPsec
2 4 (14.81%) LDAP
2 4 (14.81%) NAS
2 4 (14.81%) Network Security
2 4 (14.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) Relational Database
2 8 (29.63%) OLTP
3 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Subversion
General
1 23 (85.19%) Banking
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 9 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 8 (29.63%) Financial Institution
4 4 (14.81%) Retail
5 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (51.85%) Test Engineer
2 12 (44.44%) Test Leader
3 9 (33.33%) Middleware Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Defect Manager
4 5 (18.52%) Functional Test Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) QA Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Agile Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Agile Java Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (85.19%) Middleware
2 22 (81.48%) XML
3 5 (18.52%) J2EE
4 1 (3.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 22 (81.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (59.26%) Unix
2 4 (14.81%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) Software Testing
1 22 (81.48%) Test Management
2 21 (77.78%) Configuration Management
3 17 (62.96%) Data Management
3 17 (62.96%) Functional Testing
3 17 (62.96%) Regression Testing
3 17 (62.96%) System Testing
3 17 (62.96%) User Acceptance Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Automation Testing
4 12 (44.44%) Integration Testing
4 12 (44.44%) SOA
4 12 (44.44%) Test Automation
4 12 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 9 (33.33%) Asset Management
6 8 (29.63%) Cash Management
7 5 (18.52%) Data Modelling
7 5 (18.52%) Decision Table
7 5 (18.52%) Defect Management
7 5 (18.52%) Validation
8 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) C
2 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 5 (18.52%) XPath
3 4 (14.81%) Perl
3 4 (14.81%) Python
4 1 (3.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (81.48%) ISEB
2 12 (44.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (37.04%) ISTQB
4 5 (18.52%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 4 (14.81%) Degree
5 4 (14.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (81.48%) QA
2 4 (14.81%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Samba
1 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (81.48%) Green Hat
1 22 (81.48%) HP
1 22 (81.48%) IBM
2 17 (62.96%) webMethods
3 13 (48.15%) Oracle
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 1 (3.70%) TIBCO