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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 757 770 730
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -40
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 145 169 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.63% 0.67% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 117 113 123
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £53,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.14%

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
22951 25043 22332
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.74% 21.21% 20.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19137 20905 18953
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 30 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 3 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 137 £55,000 -8.33% 17
London +36 81 £57,500 -8.00% 8
City of London +27 28 £62,500 - 3
West Midlands - 19 £52,500 - 2
South West +7 12 £62,500 -10.71%
Birmingham - 11 £52,500 -
Watford -19 9 £75,000 -
East of England -33 9 £75,000 - 1
Hertfordshire -36 9 £75,000 -
Scotland -4 8 £49,750 -
Bristol -13 8 £62,500 -10.71%
Warwickshire - 7 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow +10 5 £46,250 -
South East +3 4 £42,500 -29.16% 2
North West -4 4 £40,000 -25.58% 3
Lancashire -8 4 £40,000 - 2
Dorset - 4 - -
Hampshire - 4 £42,500 -
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 4 - - 1
North East - 4 - - 1
Farnborough - 4 £42,500 -
Pontefract -2 3 £34,000 -12.82%
Edinburgh -4 3 £52,500 -
Wakefield -11 3 £34,000 -9.33%
West Yorkshire -11 3 £34,000 -12.82%
Yorkshire -13 3 £34,000 -9.33%
Lytham St Annes - 2 £40,000 - 2
Nottingham - 1 £57,500 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 201 (79.76%) Java
2 128 (50.79%) Oracle
3 123 (48.81%) SQL
4 111 (44.05%) Finance
4 111 (44.05%) IBM
5 105 (41.67%) UNIX
6 102 (40.48%) WebSphere
7 93 (36.90%) JMS
8 92 (36.51%) J2EE
8 92 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
9 84 (33.33%) Linux
10 83 (32.94%) DB2
11 75 (29.76%) Banking
12 74 (29.37%) Middleware
13 71 (28.17%) Software Engineering
14 69 (27.38%) Web Services
15 67 (26.59%) XML
16 63 (25.00%) Spring
17 61 (24.21%) WebSphere MQ
18 57 (22.62%) WebSphere Application Server
18 57 (22.62%) Degree
19 51 (20.24%) SOA
20 48 (19.05%) AIX
21 47 (18.65%) SQL Server
21 47 (18.65%) Solaris
22 45 (17.86%) Perl
22 45 (17.86%) JDBC
22 45 (17.86%) Java EE
23 44 (17.46%) TIBCO
23 44 (17.46%) Mainframe

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 102 (40.48%) WebSphere
2 57 (22.62%) WebSphere Application Server
3 41 (16.27%) CICS
4 32 (12.70%) Tomcat
5 21 (8.33%) WebLogic
6 16 (6.35%) JBoss
7 15 (5.95%) Apache Spark
8 9 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
9 7 (2.78%) Apache
10 6 (2.38%) Documentum
10 6 (2.38%) FileNet
10 6 (2.38%) IBM HTTP Server
10 6 (2.38%) IIS
11 5 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (1.19%) Cloud Foundry
13 2 (0.79%) Drupal
13 2 (0.79%) Liferay
13 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 9 (3.57%) MS Office
2 7 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.38%) BusinessWorks
2 5 (1.98%) Markit EDM
3 2 (0.79%) Magento
4 1 (0.40%) Summit
4 1 (0.40%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (9.92%) AMQP
2 16 (6.35%) FTP
3 15 (5.95%) HTTP
4 7 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 7 (2.78%) SSL
4 7 (2.78%) LDAP
5 6 (2.38%) Firewall
5 6 (2.38%) Internet
6 4 (1.59%) VPN
6 4 (1.59%) HTTPS
6 4 (1.59%) IPsec
6 4 (1.59%) Network Security
6 4 (1.59%) NAS
7 2 (0.79%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.79%) SAN
8 1 (0.40%) DSL
8 1 (0.40%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (32.94%) DB2
2 47 (18.65%) SQL Server
3 35 (13.89%) Relational Database
4 22 (8.73%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.95%) Hadoop
5 15 (5.95%) Big Data
6 14 (5.56%) DbVisualizer
7 9 (3.57%) MySQL
8 7 (2.78%) Adabas
8 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.59%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (1.59%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.19%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (1.19%) NonStop SQL
10 3 (1.19%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.79%) Easytrieve
11 2 (0.79%) IMS/DB
11 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.40%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 19 (7.54%) Subversion
2 14 (5.56%) HP UFT
2 14 (5.56%) LoadRunner
3 9 (3.57%) JUnit
4 7 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.78%) Ant
5 6 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 4 (1.59%) Maven
7 3 (1.19%) JIRA
7 3 (1.19%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.19%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.19%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.19%) Log4j
7 3 (1.19%) MSBuild
8 2 (0.79%) XPEDITER
9 1 (0.40%) Hudson
9 1 (0.40%) SpecFlow
General
1 111 (44.05%) Finance
2 75 (29.76%) Banking
3 42 (16.67%) Retail
4 21 (8.33%) Telecoms
5 15 (5.95%) Investment Banking
6 14 (5.56%) Financial Institution
7 13 (5.16%) Back Office
8 9 (3.57%) Manufacturing
9 8 (3.17%) Marketing
10 6 (2.38%) Retail Banking
10 6 (2.38%) Private Banking
11 3 (1.19%) Front Office
12 1 (0.40%) Games
12 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.40%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 119 (47.22%) Developer
2 80 (31.75%) Java Developer
3 35 (13.89%) Technical Consultant
3 35 (13.89%) Consultant
4 34 (13.49%) Analyst
5 28 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 24 (9.52%) Architect
7 23 (9.13%) .NET Developer
7 23 (9.13%) Senior Java Developer
8 19 (7.54%) Support Analyst
9 17 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
10 16 (6.35%) Applications Support
11 14 (5.56%) Tester
12 12 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
12 12 (4.76%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Middleware Developer
14 7 (2.78%) Programmer
15 6 (2.38%) Analyst Programmer
15 6 (2.38%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
15 6 (2.38%) COBOL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (36.90%) JMS
2 92 (36.51%) J2EE
3 74 (29.37%) Middleware
4 69 (27.38%) Web Services
5 67 (26.59%) XML
6 63 (25.00%) Spring
7 61 (24.21%) WebSphere MQ
8 45 (17.86%) JDBC
8 45 (17.86%) Java EE
9 33 (13.10%) .NET
10 32 (12.70%) ISPF
11 28 (11.11%) HTML
12 26 (10.32%) .NET Framework
13 21 (8.33%) REST
14 20 (7.94%) JSON
15 18 (7.14%) RESTful
15 18 (7.14%) XSLT
16 15 (5.95%) SOAP
16 15 (5.95%) Kafka
17 14 (5.56%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.46%) Mainframe
2 33 (13.10%) Enterprise Software
3 28 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 22 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (6.35%) SWIFT
6 10 (3.97%) Equities
7 9 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 9 (3.57%) Derivative
8 8 (3.17%) Credit Risk
8 8 (3.17%) Online Banking
9 7 (2.78%) PKI
9 7 (2.78%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.78%) Fixed Income
10 4 (1.59%) Hedge funds
11 3 (1.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 3 (1.19%) Web 2.0
12 2 (0.79%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (0.79%) DataPower
12 2 (0.79%) Replication
12 2 (0.79%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 105 (41.67%) UNIX
2 84 (33.33%) Linux
3 48 (19.05%) AIX
4 47 (18.65%) Solaris
5 32 (12.70%) MVS
6 24 (9.52%) Windows
7 9 (3.57%) zOS
8 5 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.19%) HPUX
10 1 (0.40%) OS/390
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.40%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (36.51%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (28.17%) Software Engineering
3 51 (20.24%) SOA
4 36 (14.29%) Waterfall
5 28 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 28 (11.11%) Risk Management
6 27 (10.71%) Low Latency
7 26 (10.32%) SDLC
8 25 (9.92%) Project Management
9 24 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
10 23 (9.13%) TDD
10 23 (9.13%) Technical Architecture
11 19 (7.54%) Multithreading
12 17 (6.75%) ETL
13 16 (6.35%) Scrum
13 16 (6.35%) Automated Testing
14 15 (5.95%) MVC
15 14 (5.56%) Change Management
15 14 (5.56%) Regression Testing
15 14 (5.56%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 201 (79.76%) Java
2 123 (48.81%) SQL
3 45 (17.86%) Perl
4 43 (17.06%) JCL
5 38 (15.08%) C++
6 34 (13.49%) C
6 34 (13.49%) C#
7 28 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 26 (10.32%) COBOL
9 12 (4.76%) PL/SQL
10 10 (3.97%) Shell Script
10 10 (3.97%) Scala
10 10 (3.97%) Clojure
11 7 (2.78%) Bash Shell
11 7 (2.78%) NATURAL
11 7 (2.78%) T-SQL
11 7 (2.78%) VBScript
12 6 (2.38%) Python
13 5 (1.98%) VB
14 4 (1.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (22.62%) Degree
2 5 (1.98%) ISEB
2 5 (1.98%) Sun Certification
2 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (1.59%) HND
4 3 (1.19%) OCPJWCD
4 3 (1.19%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.19%) OCMJD
4 3 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.56%) QA
2 8 (3.17%) ISO 8583
3 5 (1.98%) SLA
4 3 (1.19%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 5 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.59%) Samba
3 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (12.70%) Tivoli
2 11 (4.37%) Control-M
3 4 (1.59%) Puppet
4 2 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.79%) Ansible
4 2 (0.79%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.40%) OpenView
Vendors
1 128 (50.79%) Oracle
2 111 (44.05%) IBM
3 44 (17.46%) TIBCO
4 32 (12.70%) Business Objects
5 24 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 19 (7.54%) HP
7 18 (7.14%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.76%) Sybase
8 12 (4.76%) Pega
9 10 (3.97%) Terracotta
10 9 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (1.98%) Informatica
11 5 (1.98%) Sun
11 5 (1.98%) VMware
12 4 (1.59%) Charles River
12 4 (1.59%) Fiserv
12 4 (1.59%) NetApp
13 3 (1.19%) Interwoven
13 3 (1.19%) Wall Street Systems
13 3 (1.19%) Barracuda Networks
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