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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
Rank 850 875 850
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -25
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 45 51 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.043% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.25% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 31
Average salary £56,250 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.17% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,200 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 -
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -

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
18612 20378 20337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 17.30% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15172 16298 16504
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 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 +16 45 £56,250 -2.17% 7
London +40 35 £57,500 +21.05% 4
East of England - 8 £50,000 - 2
Bedfordshire - 7 £50,000 -
Dunstable - 5 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £57,500 -
South East - 2 £57,500 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 2

AMQP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 81 (75.70%) Java
2 76 (71.03%) JMS
3 72 (67.29%) XML
4 63 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (48.60%) REST
6 49 (45.79%) Finance
7 47 (43.93%) Spring
8 41 (38.32%) TDD
9 40 (37.38%) JSON
10 37 (34.58%) SQL
11 36 (33.64%) Linux
12 35 (32.71%) Tomcat
13 33 (30.84%) Software Engineering
14 32 (29.91%) Python
15 30 (28.04%) XSLT
16 29 (27.10%) Java EE
16 29 (27.10%) NoSQL
16 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
16 29 (27.10%) Kafka
16 29 (27.10%) Apache Spark
17 28 (26.17%) Puppet
17 28 (26.17%) Degree
18 26 (24.30%) Hadoop
18 26 (24.30%) Jenkins
19 25 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
19 25 (23.36%) JDBC
19 25 (23.36%) MQSeries
20 24 (22.43%) Web Services
20 24 (22.43%) Opscode Chef
21 22 (20.56%) MySQL

AMQP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 35 (32.71%) Tomcat
2 29 (27.10%) Apache Spark
3 25 (23.36%) MQSeries
4 11 (10.28%) Apache Solr
4 11 (10.28%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (10.28%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (9.35%) WebLogic
6 8 (7.48%) IIS
7 6 (5.61%) JBoss
8 4 (3.74%) OpenStack
9 3 (2.80%) Apache
9 3 (2.80%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.93%) Mule
10 1 (0.93%) Mule ESB
10 1 (0.93%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (1.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.02%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.28%) OpenShift
3 6 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.80%) PaaS
4 3 (2.80%) IaaS
4 3 (2.80%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) Internet
1 4 (3.74%) HTTP
2 2 (1.87%) DSL
2 2 (1.87%) Network Security
2 2 (1.87%) MQTT
3 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (27.10%) NoSQL
2 26 (24.30%) Hadoop
3 22 (20.56%) MySQL
4 20 (18.69%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (18.69%) MongoDB
5 18 (16.82%) Big Data
6 15 (14.02%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (14.02%) Redis
7 14 (13.08%) Relational Database
8 11 (10.28%) Riak
9 10 (9.35%) SQL Server
10 5 (4.67%) Oracle Database
11 4 (3.74%) Hazelcast
12 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (27.10%) Git (software)
2 26 (24.30%) Jenkins
3 17 (15.89%) Mercurial
4 11 (10.28%) Subversion
5 9 (8.41%) Maven
5 9 (8.41%) JUnit
6 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
7 7 (6.54%) JIRA
7 7 (6.54%) Cucumber
8 5 (4.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (4.67%) Ant
8 5 (4.67%) Apache Ivy
9 4 (3.74%) JMeter
10 3 (2.80%) RSpec
10 3 (2.80%) Mockito
11 2 (1.87%) NeoLoad
11 2 (1.87%) SonarQube
11 2 (1.87%) Selenium
11 2 (1.87%) WebLOAD
11 2 (1.87%) SoapUI
General
1 49 (45.79%) Finance
2 13 (12.15%) Electronics
3 5 (4.67%) Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.80%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Back Office
6 1 (0.93%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (74.77%) Developer
2 53 (49.53%) Java Developer
3 30 (28.04%) Senior Developer
4 23 (21.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 15 (14.02%) Python Developer
6 14 (13.08%) Applications Support
7 11 (10.28%) Applications Specialist
7 11 (10.28%) Support Specialist
7 11 (10.28%) Applications Support Specialist
8 10 (9.35%) Lead Java Developer
8 10 (9.35%) Lead Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Senior Python Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Consultant
10 4 (3.74%) Software Engineer
11 3 (2.80%) Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Support Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Applications Support Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Support Analyst
11 3 (2.80%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (71.03%) JMS
2 72 (67.29%) XML
3 52 (48.60%) REST
4 47 (43.93%) Spring
5 40 (37.38%) JSON
6 30 (28.04%) XSLT
7 29 (27.10%) Java EE
7 29 (27.10%) Kafka
8 25 (23.36%) JDBC
9 24 (22.43%) Web Services
10 20 (18.69%) XSL
10 20 (18.69%) RabbitMQ
11 17 (15.89%) Django
12 15 (14.02%) ActiveMQ
13 14 (13.08%) Middleware
13 14 (13.08%) RESTful
13 14 (13.08%) Akka
14 12 (11.21%) Grails
15 11 (10.28%) Spring Security
15 11 (10.28%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.82%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.67%) Data Structures
3 4 (3.74%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.80%) User Experience
4 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.80%) DTV
5 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.87%) Internet of Things
5 2 (1.87%) Clustering
6 1 (0.93%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.64%) Linux
2 9 (8.41%) Windows
3 3 (2.80%) UNIX
3 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.93%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (58.88%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (38.32%) TDD
3 33 (30.84%) Software Engineering
4 25 (23.36%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (20.56%) Mentoring
6 21 (19.63%) Scrum
7 20 (18.69%) DevOps
8 18 (16.82%) Multithreading
9 16 (14.95%) Low Latency
10 12 (11.21%) BDD
11 11 (10.28%) Software Architecture
12 9 (8.41%) Microservices
13 8 (7.48%) Time Management
14 7 (6.54%) Unit Testing
15 6 (5.61%) SOA
16 5 (4.67%) OO
16 5 (4.67%) Kanban
16 5 (4.67%) Dependency Management
16 5 (4.67%) Performance Tuning
17 4 (3.74%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 81 (75.70%) Java
2 37 (34.58%) SQL
3 32 (29.91%) Python
4 21 (19.63%) Clojure
5 20 (18.69%) PL/SQL
6 17 (15.89%) Groovy
7 15 (14.02%) Scala
8 14 (13.08%) Ruby
9 11 (10.28%) Go
9 11 (10.28%) Erlang
10 8 (7.48%) C#
10 8 (7.48%) C++
11 7 (6.54%) JavaScript
12 5 (4.67%) C
13 3 (2.80%) Perl
13 3 (2.80%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.87%) XPath
14 2 (1.87%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.93%) AspectJ
Qualifications
1 28 (26.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) SLA
2 3 (2.80%) QA
System Software
1 18 (16.82%) Docker
2 3 (2.80%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 28 (26.17%) Puppet
2 24 (22.43%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (15.89%) Ansible
4 11 (10.28%) Mesos
5 2 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (12.15%) Red Hat
2 10 (9.35%) Terracotta
2 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
3 8 (7.48%) Oracle
4 7 (6.54%) Splunk
5 3 (2.80%) SAP
5 3 (2.80%) IBM
5 3 (2.80%) Fiorano
5 3 (2.80%) Google
6 2 (1.87%) HP
7 1 (0.93%) VocaLink