The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 855 865 852
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 60 91 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.083% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.45% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 82
Median salary £47,500 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £74,250 £79,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £61,250 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-10.20% -18.33%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
17456 20186 23461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.13% 18.49% 20.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14883 16699 18952
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

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

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

MQSeries
Salary Trend

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

MQSeries Salary Trend in the UK

MQSeries
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MQSeries over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 27 August 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
England +21 54 £47,500 -24.00% 11
London +29 41 £45,000 -28.00% 7
City of London +51 11 £45,000 -28.00%
South East +21 10 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Berkshire +22 8 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Reading - 6 £55,000 -
Scotland +21 4 £45,000 -9.09%
Edinburgh +18 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £55,000 -
North East - 2 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £55,000 -
Watford +15 1 - -
Glasgow +12 1 £45,000 -9.09%
East of England +11 1 - -
Hertfordshire +9 1 - -
Burgess Hill - 1 £53,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £54,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £53,000 -
Brighton - 1 £54,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 - - 2

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 70 (61.40%) SQL
2 59 (51.75%) Middleware
3 56 (49.12%) IBM
4 54 (47.37%) Java
5 53 (46.49%) WebSphere
6 51 (44.74%) Finance
7 42 (36.84%) Oracle
8 39 (34.21%) Banking
9 36 (31.58%) Unix
10 33 (28.95%) Perl
11 30 (26.32%) Linux
11 30 (26.32%) JMS
11 30 (26.32%) Back Office
12 29 (25.44%) Python
13 28 (24.56%) Sybase
14 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
15 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (22.81%) SOA
16 25 (21.93%) WebSphere MQ
16 25 (21.93%) DB2
16 25 (21.93%) Web Services
16 25 (21.93%) Asset Management
17 23 (20.18%) Mainframe
17 23 (20.18%) REST
18 22 (19.30%) SOAP
18 22 (19.30%) Degree
19 21 (18.42%) WebLogic
19 21 (18.42%) Bash Shell
20 20 (17.54%) C#
20 20 (17.54%) Control-M

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 53 (46.49%) WebSphere
2 21 (18.42%) WebLogic
3 14 (12.28%) CICS
3 14 (12.28%) Tomcat
4 13 (11.40%) JBoss
5 12 (10.53%) WebSphere Application Server
6 11 (9.65%) Apache
7 7 (6.14%) SAS
8 6 (5.26%) IIS
9 5 (4.39%) GemFire
10 3 (2.63%) Tuxedo
11 2 (1.75%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.88%) FileNet
12 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (9.65%) MS Excel
2 8 (7.02%) MS Office
3 5 (4.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (15.79%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.63%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.02%) SaaS
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.26%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (5.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.77%) LDAP
2 9 (7.89%) SSL
2 9 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.02%) Kerberos
3 8 (7.02%) SSH
4 5 (4.39%) Internet
5 4 (3.51%) FTP
5 4 (3.51%) Network Security
6 3 (2.63%) Firewall
6 3 (2.63%) HTTP
6 3 (2.63%) HTTPS
6 3 (2.63%) IPsec
6 3 (2.63%) NAS
6 3 (2.63%) VPN
7 1 (0.88%) AMQP
7 1 (0.88%) IMAP
7 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.68%) SQL Server
2 25 (21.93%) DB2
3 19 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 8 (7.02%) MySQL
4 8 (7.02%) RDBMS
5 6 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (4.39%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.63%) DbVisualizer
7 3 (2.63%) MongoDB
7 3 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 3 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.75%) Easytrieve
9 1 (0.88%) Big Data
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) JIRA
1 12 (10.53%) Maven
2 10 (8.77%) Jenkins
2 10 (8.77%) JUnit
3 9 (7.89%) Ant
3 9 (7.89%) Subversion
4 8 (7.02%) HP UFT
5 5 (4.39%) Cucumber
5 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
5 5 (4.39%) Gradle
5 5 (4.39%) Selenium
6 4 (3.51%) EasyMock
6 4 (3.51%) Eclipse
6 4 (3.51%) FitNesse
6 4 (3.51%) IntelliJ
6 4 (3.51%) Liquibase
6 4 (3.51%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.63%) LoadRunner
7 3 (2.63%) Visual Studio
7 3 (2.63%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 51 (44.74%) Finance
2 39 (34.21%) Banking
3 30 (26.32%) Back Office
4 19 (16.67%) Retail
5 14 (12.28%) Investment Banking
6 10 (8.77%) Private Banking
7 9 (7.89%) Financial Institution
8 8 (7.02%) Front Office
9 2 (1.75%) Law
9 2 (1.75%) Marketing
10 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (24.56%) Developer
2 27 (23.68%) Applications Support
3 24 (21.05%) Analyst
4 20 (17.54%) SQL Analyst
5 17 (14.91%) Applications Support Analyst
5 17 (14.91%) SQL Support Analyst
5 17 (14.91%) Support Analyst
6 12 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 9 (7.89%) Architect
7 9 (7.89%) Security Engineer
7 9 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (7.02%) Technical Leader
9 7 (6.14%) Consultant
9 7 (6.14%) Linux Support
9 7 (6.14%) Middleware Developer
9 7 (6.14%) Technical Consultant
9 7 (6.14%) WebSphere Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
10 6 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.26%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (51.75%) Middleware
2 30 (26.32%) JMS
3 25 (21.93%) Web Services
3 25 (21.93%) WebSphere MQ
4 23 (20.18%) REST
5 22 (19.30%) SOAP
6 18 (15.79%) XML
7 16 (14.04%) HTML
8 15 (13.16%) .NET
9 14 (12.28%) J2EE
10 13 (11.40%) IBM Integration Bus
11 10 (8.77%) JSON
11 10 (8.77%) Spring
12 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET
12 9 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (7.89%) XSLT
13 8 (7.02%) CSS
14 7 (6.14%) ISPF
15 6 (5.26%) .NET Framework
15 6 (5.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (20.18%) Mainframe
2 13 (11.40%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.65%) DataPower
3 11 (9.65%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (7.02%) PKI
5 7 (6.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (6.14%) Equities
5 7 (6.14%) Fintech
6 4 (3.51%) Credit Derivative
6 4 (3.51%) Derivative
6 4 (3.51%) SWIFT
7 3 (2.63%) Fixed Income
7 3 (2.63%) Hedge funds
7 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
7 3 (2.63%) VSAM
8 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.75%) Replication
9 1 (0.88%) Mobile Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 36 (31.58%) Unix
2 30 (26.32%) Linux
3 19 (16.67%) Windows
4 12 (10.53%) AIX
5 10 (8.77%) zOS
6 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (5.26%) CentOS
7 6 (5.26%) Windows Server
8 3 (2.63%) Solaris
9 2 (1.75%) Oracle Linux
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.81%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (22.81%) SOA
2 25 (21.93%) Asset Management
3 19 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 19 (16.67%) SDLC
4 18 (15.79%) Fund Management
4 18 (15.79%) Project Management
5 14 (12.28%) Software Engineering
6 12 (10.53%) Microservices
6 12 (10.53%) Wealth Management
7 11 (9.65%) Data Modelling
7 11 (9.65%) People Management
8 9 (7.89%) MVC
8 9 (7.89%) Security Management
8 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 9 (7.89%) Technical Architecture
9 8 (7.02%) ITIL
9 8 (7.02%) Project Planning
9 8 (7.02%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (6.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (61.40%) SQL
2 54 (47.37%) Java
3 33 (28.95%) Perl
4 29 (25.44%) Python
5 21 (18.42%) Bash Shell
6 20 (17.54%) C#
7 17 (14.91%) Shell Script
8 16 (14.04%) JavaScript
9 13 (11.40%) C++
10 10 (8.77%) JCL
11 9 (7.89%) REXX
12 8 (7.02%) C
12 8 (7.02%) PL/SQL
13 7 (6.14%) Assembly Language
13 7 (6.14%) CLIST
14 6 (5.26%) PowerShell
14 6 (5.26%) Tcl
14 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
15 5 (4.39%) Jython
16 3 (2.63%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 22 (19.30%) Degree
2 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.75%) HND
4 1 (0.88%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.39%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (7.02%) RACF
2 7 (6.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 7 (6.14%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.63%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.63%) Samba
5 2 (1.75%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.88%) Snort
6 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (17.54%) Control-M
2 6 (5.26%) zSecure
3 4 (3.51%) Nagios
4 1 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.88%) Puppet
4 1 (0.88%) QRadar
4 1 (0.88%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 56 (49.12%) IBM
2 42 (36.84%) Oracle
3 28 (24.56%) Sybase
4 9 (7.89%) CA
5 7 (6.14%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.51%) Calypso
6 4 (3.51%) VMware
7 3 (2.63%) HP
7 3 (2.63%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.63%) ServiceNow
8 2 (1.75%) BEA
8 2 (1.75%) NetApp
8 2 (1.75%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.75%) Syncsort
8 2 (1.75%) webMethods
9 1 (0.88%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.88%) Facebook
9 1 (0.88%) Pega
9 1 (0.88%) Splunk
9 1 (0.88%) Symantec
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