The table below looks at the statistics for AMQP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited AMQP over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 879 880 858
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -22
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 36 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.044% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.25% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 32 47 30
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £57,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18442 20682 19913
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 17.66% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15180 16529 16012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

AMQP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing AMQP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

AMQP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

AMQP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing AMQP within the UK.

AMQP Salary Trend in the UK

AMQP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing AMQP over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

AMQP Salary Histogram in the UK

AMQP
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +20 36 £55,000 -4.34%
London +38 25 £57,500 +15.00%
East of England - 10 £55,000 -
Bedfordshire - 9 £55,000 -
Dunstable - 8 £55,000 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
South East - 1 £50,000 -

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing AMQP 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 AMQP.

1 82 (82.83%) Java
2 78 (78.79%) JMS
3 63 (63.64%) XML
4 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (53.54%) REST
6 51 (51.52%) Finance
7 48 (48.48%) Spring
8 40 (40.40%) TDD
9 38 (38.38%) JSON
10 34 (34.34%) Tomcat
10 34 (34.34%) Linux
11 33 (33.33%) SQL
12 32 (32.32%) Python
13 31 (31.31%) Kafka
13 31 (31.31%) Apache Spark
14 30 (30.30%) Software Engineering
15 29 (29.29%) Java EE
16 28 (28.28%) Degree
16 28 (28.28%) Hadoop
16 28 (28.28%) Puppet
17 26 (26.26%) NoSQL
18 25 (25.25%) Opscode Chef
18 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
18 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (25.25%) MQSeries
18 25 (25.25%) JDBC
19 24 (24.24%) XSLT
20 23 (23.23%) Jenkins
20 23 (23.23%) Clojure
21 22 (22.22%) Mentoring

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing AMQP 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 AMQP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 34 (34.34%) Tomcat
2 31 (31.31%) Apache Spark
3 25 (25.25%) MQSeries
4 13 (13.13%) Apache Solr
4 13 (13.13%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (13.13%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (10.10%) WebLogic
6 5 (5.05%) JBoss
7 3 (3.03%) Apache
7 3 (3.03%) WebSphere
7 3 (3.03%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.02%) IIS
9 1 (1.01%) Mule
9 1 (1.01%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (2.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.14%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (13.13%) OpenShift
3 6 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.03%) PaaS
4 3 (3.03%) IaaS
4 3 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.04%) Internet
2 3 (3.03%) HTTP
3 2 (2.02%) Network Security
4 1 (1.01%) MQTT
4 1 (1.01%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (28.28%) Hadoop
2 26 (26.26%) NoSQL
3 20 (20.20%) MySQL
4 18 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
4 18 (18.18%) MongoDB
4 18 (18.18%) Big Data
5 17 (17.17%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (17.17%) Redis
6 16 (16.16%) Relational Database
7 13 (13.13%) Riak
8 7 (7.07%) SQL Server
9 5 (5.05%) Oracle Database
10 3 (3.03%) Hazelcast
11 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (25.25%) Git (software)
2 23 (23.23%) Jenkins
3 15 (15.15%) Mercurial
4 9 (9.09%) Subversion
5 7 (7.07%) Maven
6 6 (6.06%) JUnit
7 5 (5.05%) Ant
7 5 (5.05%) JIRA
7 5 (5.05%) Apache Ivy
8 4 (4.04%) Cucumber
9 3 (3.03%) RSpec
9 3 (3.03%) Mockito
9 3 (3.03%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (3.03%) JMeter
10 2 (2.02%) Visual Studio
10 2 (2.02%) SonarQube
11 1 (1.01%) Eclipse
General
1 51 (51.52%) Finance
2 12 (12.12%) Electronics
3 5 (5.05%) Banking
4 3 (3.03%) Marketing
4 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.01%) Games
Job Titles
1 72 (72.73%) Developer
2 54 (54.55%) Java Developer
3 29 (29.29%) Senior Developer
4 23 (23.23%) Senior Java Developer
5 14 (14.14%) Applications Support
6 13 (13.13%) Python Developer
7 12 (12.12%) Lead Java Developer
7 12 (12.12%) Lead Developer
8 10 (10.10%) Applications Specialist
9 8 (8.08%) Applications Support Specialist
9 8 (8.08%) Support Specialist
10 6 (6.06%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Senior Support Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Senior Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.06%) Analyst
11 4 (4.04%) Consultant
11 4 (4.04%) Senior Python Developer
12 3 (3.03%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (78.79%) JMS
2 63 (63.64%) XML
3 53 (53.54%) REST
4 48 (48.48%) Spring
5 38 (38.38%) JSON
6 31 (31.31%) Kafka
7 29 (29.29%) Java EE
8 25 (25.25%) JDBC
9 24 (24.24%) XSLT
10 22 (22.22%) Web Services
11 21 (21.21%) RabbitMQ
12 20 (20.20%) XSL
13 17 (17.17%) ActiveMQ
14 16 (16.16%) Akka
15 15 (15.15%) Django
16 14 (14.14%) Grails
17 13 (13.13%) Spring Security
17 13 (13.13%) Spring Boot
17 13 (13.13%) Spring XD
17 13 (13.13%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.05%) Data Structures
3 4 (4.04%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.03%) DTV
5 2 (2.02%) Digital Media
5 2 (2.02%) Clustering
6 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.01%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 34 (34.34%) Linux
2 3 (3.03%) UNIX
2 3 (3.03%) Windows
2 3 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (1.01%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.01%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (56.57%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (40.40%) TDD
3 30 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 25 (25.25%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (22.22%) Mentoring
6 18 (18.18%) DevOps
7 17 (17.17%) Multithreading
8 16 (16.16%) Low Latency
9 13 (13.13%) Software Architecture
10 12 (12.12%) Scrum
11 9 (9.09%) BDD
12 8 (8.08%) Microservices
13 7 (7.07%) Unit Testing
14 5 (5.05%) Kanban
14 5 (5.05%) Dependency Management
14 5 (5.05%) Performance Tuning
14 5 (5.05%) OO
15 4 (4.04%) SOA
15 4 (4.04%) OOA/OOD
15 4 (4.04%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 82 (82.83%) Java
2 33 (33.33%) SQL
3 32 (32.32%) Python
4 23 (23.23%) Clojure
5 20 (20.20%) PL/SQL
6 19 (19.19%) Groovy
7 17 (17.17%) Scala
8 16 (16.16%) Ruby
9 13 (13.13%) Go
9 13 (13.13%) Erlang
10 6 (6.06%) C++
11 5 (5.05%) C
12 3 (3.03%) JavaScript
12 3 (3.03%) Perl
12 3 (3.03%) Bash Shell
13 2 (2.02%) XPath
13 2 (2.02%) C#
13 2 (2.02%) T-SQL
14 1 (1.01%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 28 (28.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.14%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 19 (19.19%) Docker
2 3 (3.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (28.28%) Puppet
2 25 (25.25%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (15.15%) Ansible
4 13 (13.13%) Mesos
Vendors
1 13 (13.13%) Red Hat
2 10 (10.10%) Terracotta
3 8 (8.08%) Oracle
4 6 (6.06%) Splunk
5 4 (4.04%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.03%) SAP
6 3 (3.03%) IBM
6 3 (3.03%) Fiorano
6 3 (3.03%) Google
7 1 (1.01%) VocaLink