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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 878 866 855
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -11
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 24 58 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.050% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.28% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 22 40 30
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,700 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £73,000
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
18408 21006 19116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 18.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15295 16594 15434
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

AMQP Salary Histogram in the UK

AMQP
Top 9 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 2 September 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 -11 22 £50,000 - 3
London -18 13 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Bedfordshire - 8 £55,000 -
East of England - 8 £55,000 -
Dunstable - 8 £55,000 -
City of London +22 1 £57,500 +43.75% 1
South East - 1 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £50,000 -

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 67 (90.54%) Java
2 63 (85.14%) JMS
3 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (54.05%) Spring
4 40 (54.05%) XML
5 39 (52.70%) Finance
6 37 (50.00%) REST
7 34 (45.95%) TDD
8 27 (36.49%) Kafka
8 27 (36.49%) Apache Spark
9 26 (35.14%) Tomcat
10 25 (33.78%) Linux
10 25 (33.78%) Java EE
10 25 (33.78%) JSON
11 24 (32.43%) Hadoop
12 23 (31.08%) Degree
12 23 (31.08%) Software Engineering
12 23 (31.08%) Python
12 23 (31.08%) Clojure
13 22 (29.73%) Puppet
13 22 (29.73%) SQL
13 22 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (28.38%) JDBC
14 21 (28.38%) MQSeries
15 20 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
16 18 (24.32%) RabbitMQ
16 18 (24.32%) Groovy
17 17 (22.97%) Scala
17 17 (22.97%) Apache Cassandra
17 17 (22.97%) Redis

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 27 (36.49%) Apache Spark
2 26 (35.14%) Tomcat
3 21 (28.38%) MQSeries
4 13 (17.57%) Apache Solr
4 13 (17.57%) Elasticsearch
4 13 (17.57%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (13.51%) WebLogic
6 2 (2.70%) JBoss
6 2 (2.70%) Apache
6 2 (2.70%) OpenStack
6 2 (2.70%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.35%) Oracle Coherence
7 1 (1.35%) Mule
7 1 (1.35%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 2 (2.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) OpenShift
2 8 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.70%) PaaS
5 2 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
1 3 (4.05%) Internet
2 2 (2.70%) Network Security
3 1 (1.35%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (32.43%) Hadoop
2 17 (22.97%) Apache Cassandra
2 17 (22.97%) Redis
3 16 (21.62%) NoSQL
4 14 (18.92%) Big Data
4 14 (18.92%) Relational Database
5 13 (17.57%) Riak
6 11 (14.86%) MySQL
7 10 (13.51%) PostgreSQL
8 8 (10.81%) MongoDB
9 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
10 3 (4.05%) SQL Server
11 2 (2.70%) Hazelcast
12 1 (1.35%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (20.27%) Git (software)
2 11 (14.86%) Jenkins
3 9 (12.16%) Subversion
4 7 (9.46%) Mercurial
5 5 (6.76%) Maven
5 5 (6.76%) JIRA
6 4 (5.41%) Ant
6 4 (5.41%) JUnit
6 4 (5.41%) Apache Ivy
7 3 (4.05%) Mockito
7 3 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 3 (4.05%) JMeter
8 2 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.70%) RSpec
9 1 (1.35%) Gradle
9 1 (1.35%) NeoLoad
9 1 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
9 1 (1.35%) Selenium
9 1 (1.35%) WebLOAD
General
1 39 (52.70%) Finance
2 7 (9.46%) Electronics
3 4 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (2.70%) Marketing
4 2 (2.70%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.35%) Games
5 1 (1.35%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 48 (64.86%) Developer
2 42 (56.76%) Java Developer
3 17 (22.97%) Senior Developer
4 16 (21.62%) Senior Java Developer
5 13 (17.57%) Applications Support
6 12 (16.22%) Lead Developer
6 12 (16.22%) Lead Java Developer
7 9 (12.16%) Applications Specialist
8 7 (9.46%) Applications Support Specialist
8 7 (9.46%) Support Specialist
9 6 (8.11%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Support Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
9 6 (8.11%) Senior Support Analyst
10 5 (6.76%) Consultant
10 5 (6.76%) Python Developer
11 3 (4.05%) Software Engineer
12 2 (2.70%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (85.14%) JMS
2 40 (54.05%) XML
2 40 (54.05%) Spring
3 37 (50.00%) REST
4 27 (36.49%) Kafka
5 25 (33.78%) Java EE
5 25 (33.78%) JSON
6 21 (28.38%) JDBC
7 18 (24.32%) RabbitMQ
8 16 (21.62%) Web Services
8 16 (21.62%) Akka
9 15 (20.27%) ActiveMQ
9 15 (20.27%) Grails
10 14 (18.92%) XSL
10 14 (18.92%) XSLT
11 13 (17.57%) Spring Security
11 13 (17.57%) Spring Boot
11 13 (17.57%) Spring XD
11 13 (17.57%) Spring Batch
11 13 (17.57%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.57%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Data Structures
3 3 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.70%) DTV
4 2 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.35%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 25 (33.78%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) UNIX
3 2 (2.70%) Windows
3 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (62.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (45.95%) TDD
3 23 (31.08%) Software Engineering
4 22 (29.73%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (21.62%) Mentoring
6 14 (18.92%) Multithreading
7 13 (17.57%) Software Architecture
8 11 (14.86%) Low Latency
9 10 (13.51%) DevOps
10 7 (9.46%) BDD
11 6 (8.11%) Scrum
12 5 (6.76%) OO
12 5 (6.76%) Microservices
13 4 (5.41%) Dependency Management
13 4 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (5.41%) Kanban
13 4 (5.41%) Web Development
13 4 (5.41%) OOA/OOD
13 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
14 3 (4.05%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (90.54%) Java
2 23 (31.08%) Python
2 23 (31.08%) Clojure
3 22 (29.73%) SQL
4 18 (24.32%) Groovy
5 17 (22.97%) Scala
6 15 (20.27%) Ruby
6 15 (20.27%) PL/SQL
7 13 (17.57%) Erlang
7 13 (17.57%) Go
8 5 (6.76%) C++
9 4 (5.41%) C
10 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
11 2 (2.70%) Perl
11 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.35%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.35%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 23 (31.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) SLA
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 15 (20.27%) Docker
2 2 (2.70%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 22 (29.73%) Puppet
2 20 (27.03%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (17.57%) Mesos
4 7 (9.46%) Ansible
5 1 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (16.22%) Red Hat
2 11 (14.86%) Terracotta
3 8 (10.81%) Oracle
4 3 (4.05%) Google
5 2 (2.70%) Splunk
5 2 (2.70%) SAP
5 2 (2.70%) IBM
5 2 (2.70%) Fiorano
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