The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 761 763 744
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 131 151 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.59% 0.60% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 103 98 122
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,783
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.24%

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
22345 24963 22237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.37% 21.29% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18617 20625 18771
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,123
% change year-on-year
- +2.24%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 July 2015 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 26 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 +12 128 £60,000 -4.00% 7
London +37 80 £62,500 - 4
City of London +30 34 £62,500 -1.96%
South West -1 13 £62,500 -10.71%
Watford -13 12 £75,000 -
East of England -34 12 £75,000 -3.22%
Hertfordshire -41 12 £75,000 -3.22%
West Midlands - 12 £43,750 -
Bristol -6 9 £62,500 -10.71%
Birmingham - 6 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 6 £35,000 -
South East +14 5 £42,500 -29.16% 1
North West +11 5 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Lancashire -4 5 £40,000 - 1
Hampshire - 4 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Farnborough - 4 £42,500 -
Dorset - 4 - -
Scotland +2 3 £49,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £49,500 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £40,000 - 1
Edinburgh -6 1 - -
Nottingham - 1 £57,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £57,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £67,500 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £57,500 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 184 (76.67%) Java
2 118 (49.17%) Oracle
3 110 (45.83%) SQL
4 101 (42.08%) IBM
5 100 (41.67%) Finance
6 94 (39.17%) UNIX
7 93 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
8 89 (37.08%) WebSphere
9 87 (36.25%) JMS
10 82 (34.17%) J2EE
11 78 (32.50%) Linux
12 76 (31.67%) Banking
13 74 (30.83%) Middleware
14 72 (30.00%) Software Engineering
15 69 (28.75%) DB2
16 66 (27.50%) Web Services
17 62 (25.83%) Spring
18 61 (25.42%) WebSphere MQ
19 57 (23.75%) XML
20 51 (21.25%) SOA
21 48 (20.00%) SQL Server
21 48 (20.00%) Degree
22 47 (19.58%) Java EE
23 46 (19.17%) WebSphere Application Server
24 44 (18.33%) AIX
25 43 (17.92%) Solaris
25 43 (17.92%) TIBCO
25 43 (17.92%) JCL
26 41 (17.08%) Mainframe
27 39 (16.25%) JDBC

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 89 (37.08%) WebSphere
2 46 (19.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 38 (15.83%) CICS
4 29 (12.08%) Tomcat
5 17 (7.08%) WebLogic
6 15 (6.25%) Apache Spark
7 12 (5.00%) JBoss
8 10 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
9 9 (3.75%) Apache
10 7 (2.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
11 3 (1.25%) Documentum
11 3 (1.25%) FileNet
11 3 (1.25%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.83%) Drupal
12 2 (0.83%) Liferay
13 1 (0.42%) Node.js
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 8 (3.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.08%) Markit EDM
2 2 (0.83%) Magento
2 2 (0.83%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.42%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.42%) AMQP
2 11 (4.58%) HTTP
3 7 (2.92%) FTP
3 7 (2.92%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.92%) Internet
4 6 (2.50%) Firewall
4 6 (2.50%) LDAP
5 4 (1.67%) VPN
5 4 (1.67%) HTTPS
5 4 (1.67%) IPsec
5 4 (1.67%) Network Security
5 4 (1.67%) NAS
6 3 (1.25%) SSL
7 2 (0.83%) SAN
7 2 (0.83%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.42%) DSL
8 1 (0.42%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (28.75%) DB2
2 48 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 33 (13.75%) Relational Database
4 32 (13.33%) BusinessObjects
5 22 (9.17%) RDBMS
6 15 (6.25%) Hadoop
6 15 (6.25%) Big Data
7 11 (4.58%) MySQL
8 10 (4.17%) DbVisualizer
9 7 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (2.92%) Adabas
10 4 (1.67%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.25%) NonStop SQL
12 2 (0.83%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.83%) Easytrieve
12 2 (0.83%) IMS/DB
13 1 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
13 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (7.92%) Subversion
2 11 (4.58%) JUnit
3 10 (4.17%) HP UFT
3 10 (4.17%) LoadRunner
4 7 (2.92%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.92%) Ant
5 6 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.50%) Maven
6 5 (2.08%) Log4j
7 4 (1.67%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.25%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.25%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.25%) JIRA
8 3 (1.25%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.25%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.83%) XPEDITER
10 1 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 100 (41.67%) Finance
2 76 (31.67%) Banking
3 31 (12.92%) Retail
4 24 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 14 (5.83%) Investment Banking
6 13 (5.42%) Financial Institution
7 12 (5.00%) Back Office
8 8 (3.33%) Manufacturing
9 6 (2.50%) Retail Banking
9 6 (2.50%) Private Banking
10 3 (1.25%) Marketing
10 3 (1.25%) Front Office
11 1 (0.42%) Games
11 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.42%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 125 (52.08%) Developer
2 83 (34.58%) Java Developer
3 34 (14.17%) Technical Consultant
3 34 (14.17%) Consultant
4 30 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 27 (11.25%) Analyst
6 26 (10.83%) .NET Developer
7 24 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
8 18 (7.50%) Architect
9 14 (5.83%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 13 (5.42%) Applications Support
11 12 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (5.00%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.17%) Tester
13 9 (3.75%) Middleware Developer
14 8 (3.33%) Programmer
14 8 (3.33%) Applications Support Analyst
15 6 (2.50%) C# Developer
15 6 (2.50%) Analyst Programmer
15 6 (2.50%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (36.25%) JMS
2 82 (34.17%) J2EE
3 74 (30.83%) Middleware
4 66 (27.50%) Web Services
5 62 (25.83%) Spring
6 61 (25.42%) WebSphere MQ
7 57 (23.75%) XML
8 47 (19.58%) Java EE
9 39 (16.25%) JDBC
10 34 (14.17%) .NET
11 32 (13.33%) ISPF
12 28 (11.67%) REST
12 28 (11.67%) HTML
13 25 (10.42%) .NET Framework
14 23 (9.58%) JSON
15 19 (7.92%) XSLT
16 18 (7.50%) SOAP
16 18 (7.50%) Hibernate
17 16 (6.67%) jQuery
18 15 (6.25%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 41 (17.08%) Mainframe
2 33 (13.75%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (10.83%) Computer Science
4 17 (7.08%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.83%) SWIFT
6 9 (3.75%) Derivative
6 9 (3.75%) Online Banking
7 8 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 8 (3.33%) Equities
8 7 (2.92%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.92%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.92%) Credit Risk
9 5 (2.08%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.25%) PKI
10 3 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 3 (1.25%) Fedwire
11 2 (0.83%) Replication
11 2 (0.83%) IBM Mainframe
11 2 (0.83%) DataPower
11 2 (0.83%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 94 (39.17%) UNIX
2 78 (32.50%) Linux
3 44 (18.33%) AIX
4 43 (17.92%) Solaris
5 32 (13.33%) MVS
6 18 (7.50%) Windows
7 10 (4.17%) zOS
8 5 (2.08%) HPUX
8 5 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.42%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 51 (21.25%) SOA
4 36 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 30 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 26 (10.83%) Low Latency
7 24 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
8 23 (9.58%) TDD
8 23 (9.58%) Project Management
8 23 (9.58%) SDLC
9 21 (8.75%) E-Commerce
10 20 (8.33%) Scrum
11 19 (7.92%) MVC
12 18 (7.50%) Multithreading
13 15 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
14 13 (5.42%) ETL
15 11 (4.58%) Change Management
15 11 (4.58%) BDD
16 10 (4.17%) Open Source
16 10 (4.17%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 184 (76.67%) Java
2 110 (45.83%) SQL
3 43 (17.92%) JCL
4 39 (16.25%) C++
5 38 (15.83%) Perl
6 37 (15.42%) C#
7 35 (14.58%) C
8 30 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 26 (10.83%) COBOL
10 11 (4.58%) PL/SQL
11 10 (4.17%) Shell Script
11 10 (4.17%) Clojure
12 9 (3.75%) Scala
13 7 (2.92%) NATURAL
13 7 (2.92%) T-SQL
13 7 (2.92%) VBScript
14 6 (2.50%) Python
15 5 (2.08%) VB
15 5 (2.08%) XPath
16 4 (1.67%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 48 (20.00%) Degree
2 4 (1.67%) HND
3 3 (1.25%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (1.25%) Sun Certification
3 3 (1.25%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (1.25%) OCPJP
3 3 (1.25%) OCMJD
4 2 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.42%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.42%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.42%) QA
2 6 (2.50%) SLA
3 5 (2.08%) ISO 8583
4 3 (1.25%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.67%) Samba
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (13.33%) Tivoli
2 11 (4.58%) Control-M
3 4 (1.67%) Puppet
4 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.83%) CA Single Sign-On
4 2 (0.83%) Ansible
5 1 (0.42%) OpenView
5 1 (0.42%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 118 (49.17%) Oracle
2 101 (42.08%) IBM
3 43 (17.92%) TIBCO
4 20 (8.33%) Microsoft
5 18 (7.50%) Red Hat
6 16 (6.67%) HP
7 10 (4.17%) Terracotta
8 9 (3.75%) Sybase
9 8 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (3.33%) Pega
10 5 (2.08%) VMware
10 5 (2.08%) Interwoven
10 5 (2.08%) Informatica
11 4 (1.67%) NetApp
11 4 (1.67%) Charles River
11 4 (1.67%) Fiserv
12 3 (1.25%) Wall Street Systems
12 3 (1.25%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (1.25%) Lotus
12 3 (1.25%) Sun
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