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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 688 717 650
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -67
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 194 162 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.15% 0.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 0.72% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 124 131 153
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,000 £40,100
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £71,600
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -19.19%

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
23519 22621 23485
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.29% 20.99% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 19923 18617 20462
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 24 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 24 December 2014. 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 +6 163 £65,000 +4.00% 7
London -15 96 £65,000 - 3
East of England +17 50 £75,000 +20.00%
Hertfordshire +18 49 £75,000 +20.00%
City of London +14 38 £65,000 -13.33% 3
Watford -2 25 £42,500 -
Rickmansworth 0 19 £75,000 +22.44%
Scotland +13 10 - -
Edinburgh +1 7 - -
West Midlands -11 6 £50,000 +17.64%
Birmingham - 6 £50,000 -
Halifax -1 5 - -
West Yorkshire -6 5 - -
Yorkshire -24 5 - -
Glasgow +13 3 - -
Bournemouth - 3 - -
Dorset - 3 - -
South West - 3 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £42,500 - 1
North East - 2 £42,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £42,500 - 1
Bedfordshire +6 1 £62,500 -
Luton - 1 £62,500 -
Greenford - 1 - -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 234 (75.48%) Java
2 190 (61.29%) Oracle
3 166 (53.55%) WebSphere
4 141 (45.48%) Finance
5 138 (44.52%) IBM
6 137 (44.19%) SQL
7 126 (40.65%) Middleware
8 122 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
9 108 (34.84%) XML
10 97 (31.29%) Linux
11 96 (30.97%) DB2
12 91 (29.35%) J2EE
12 91 (29.35%) UNIX
13 87 (28.06%) WebSphere Application Server
14 83 (26.77%) Retail
15 82 (26.45%) Banking
16 79 (25.48%) JMS
16 79 (25.48%) Software Engineering
17 76 (24.52%) TIBCO
18 74 (23.87%) E-Commerce
19 72 (23.23%) HTTP
20 70 (22.58%) FTP
21 68 (21.94%) JDBC
22 67 (21.61%) WebLogic
23 65 (20.97%) JavaScript
23 65 (20.97%) Tomcat
24 62 (20.00%) Solaris
25 61 (19.68%) HTML
25 61 (19.68%) Perl
26 58 (18.71%) SQL Server

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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
1 166 (53.55%) WebSphere
2 87 (28.06%) WebSphere Application Server
3 67 (21.61%) WebLogic
4 65 (20.97%) Tomcat
5 54 (17.42%) IBM HTTP Server
6 42 (13.55%) IIS
7 41 (13.23%) JBoss
8 33 (10.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 21 (6.77%) CICS
10 8 (2.58%) Adobe CQ
11 6 (1.94%) Apache
12 5 (1.61%) Documentum
12 5 (1.61%) FileNet
12 5 (1.61%) TIBCO EMS
13 4 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (0.97%) GemFire
15 2 (0.65%) Mule
15 2 (0.65%) SharePoint
15 2 (0.65%) Oracle Coherence
16 1 (0.32%) GlassFish
Applications
1 39 (12.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.29%) Markit EDM
3 3 (0.97%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 72 (23.23%) HTTP
2 70 (22.58%) FTP
3 31 (10.00%) Internet
4 21 (6.77%) SSL
5 18 (5.81%) TCP/IP
6 17 (5.48%) Network Security
7 10 (3.23%) AMQP
7 10 (3.23%) Multicast
8 7 (2.26%) Firewall
8 7 (2.26%) LDAP
9 6 (1.94%) HTTPS
10 5 (1.61%) IPsec
10 5 (1.61%) VPN
11 4 (1.29%) Wireshark
11 4 (1.29%) NAS
11 4 (1.29%) tcpdump
12 2 (0.65%) SSH
13 1 (0.32%) Wireless
13 1 (0.32%) DNS
13 1 (0.32%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (30.97%) DB2
2 58 (18.71%) SQL Server
3 55 (17.74%) Relational Database
4 19 (6.13%) Oracle Database
5 17 (5.48%) RDBMS
6 14 (4.52%) MySQL
7 12 (3.87%) Oracle Reports
8 10 (3.23%) DbVisualizer
9 8 (2.58%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 4 (1.29%) Hadoop
11 4 (1.29%) CouchDB
11 4 (1.29%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.29%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.29%) Star Schema
11 4 (1.29%) Big Data
12 2 (0.65%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.65%) Adabas
12 2 (0.65%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 47 (15.16%) Ant
2 42 (13.55%) JUnit
3 36 (11.61%) JIRA
4 34 (10.97%) Selenium
4 34 (10.97%) Git (software)
5 33 (10.65%) Talend Open Studio
6 11 (3.55%) Subversion
7 10 (3.23%) Maven
7 10 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
7 10 (3.23%) LoadRunner
8 8 (2.58%) Log4j
8 8 (2.58%) Eclipse
8 8 (2.58%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (1.29%) MSBuild
9 4 (1.29%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.65%) Cucumber
11 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
11 1 (0.32%) SoapUI
General
1 141 (45.48%) Finance
2 83 (26.77%) Retail
3 82 (26.45%) Banking
4 35 (11.29%) Investment Banking
5 29 (9.35%) Telecoms
6 26 (8.39%) Manufacturing
7 17 (5.48%) Marketing
8 8 (2.58%) Back Office
9 5 (1.61%) Games
10 4 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) French Language
11 1 (0.32%) German Language
Job Titles
1 113 (36.45%) Developer
2 68 (21.94%) Analyst
2 68 (21.94%) Java Developer
3 56 (18.06%) Support Analyst
4 40 (12.90%) Senior Developer
5 38 (12.26%) Architect
6 31 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 26 (8.39%) Operations Analyst
7 26 (8.39%) Operations Support Analyst
8 23 (7.42%) Senior Java Developer
9 21 (6.77%) Programmer
10 18 (5.81%) .NET Developer
11 17 (5.48%) Middleware Developer
12 16 (5.16%) Web Analyst
12 16 (5.16%) Web Support Analyst
13 15 (4.84%) CICS Programmer
13 15 (4.84%) Applications Support
14 13 (4.19%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (4.19%) Enterprise Architect
15 12 (3.87%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (40.65%) Middleware
2 108 (34.84%) XML
3 91 (29.35%) J2EE
4 79 (25.48%) JMS
5 68 (21.94%) JDBC
6 61 (19.68%) HTML
7 50 (16.13%) jQuery
8 49 (15.81%) Spring
9 47 (15.16%) Web Services
9 47 (15.16%) .NET
10 46 (14.84%) CSS
11 41 (13.23%) JSON
11 41 (13.23%) HTML5
12 35 (11.29%) AngularJS
13 34 (10.97%) Apache Camel
14 33 (10.65%) CSS3
14 33 (10.65%) PhoneGap
15 32 (10.32%) WebSphere MQ
16 29 (9.35%) .NET Framework
17 24 (7.74%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.81%) Enterprise Software
2 39 (12.58%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (9.35%) Open Source
4 25 (8.06%) Mainframe
4 25 (8.06%) PKI
5 23 (7.42%) Management Information System
6 21 (6.77%) SWIFT
7 18 (5.81%) Computer Science
8 16 (5.16%) Derivative
8 16 (5.16%) IBM Mainframe
9 15 (4.84%) Online Banking
10 8 (2.58%) Web 2.0
11 7 (2.26%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.61%) Clustering
14 4 (1.29%) Data Integration
14 4 (1.29%) Hedge funds
15 3 (0.97%) Spread Betting
16 2 (0.65%) Credit Risk
16 2 (0.65%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 97 (31.29%) Linux
2 91 (29.35%) UNIX
3 62 (20.00%) Solaris
4 48 (15.48%) Windows
5 42 (13.55%) AIX
6 13 (4.19%) HPUX
7 5 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (39.35%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (25.48%) Software Engineering
3 74 (23.87%) E-Commerce
4 54 (17.42%) SOA
5 53 (17.10%) Problem Management
6 49 (15.81%) MVC
7 46 (14.84%) Waterfall
8 45 (14.52%) UML
9 44 (14.19%) Technical Architecture
9 44 (14.19%) Mentoring
10 40 (12.90%) ITIL
11 36 (11.61%) Project Management
12 35 (11.29%) Risk Management
13 34 (10.97%) OOP
14 33 (10.65%) TDD
15 25 (8.06%) Regression Testing
16 24 (7.74%) Performance Tuning
17 21 (6.77%) Continuous Improvement
18 19 (6.13%) Low Latency
19 18 (5.81%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 234 (75.48%) Java
2 137 (44.19%) SQL
3 65 (20.97%) JavaScript
4 61 (19.68%) Perl
5 52 (16.77%) Bash Shell
6 41 (13.23%) C#
7 40 (12.90%) C++
7 40 (12.90%) C
8 15 (4.84%) Assembly Language
9 12 (3.87%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.90%) XPath
11 6 (1.94%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.94%) Python
12 3 (0.97%) Clojure
13 2 (0.65%) NATURAL
13 2 (0.65%) JCL
14 1 (0.32%) REXX
14 1 (0.32%) RPG IV
14 1 (0.32%) COBOL
14 1 (0.32%) RPG
Qualifications
1 43 (13.87%) Degree
2 33 (10.65%) SC Cleared
2 33 (10.65%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (3.23%) ISEB
4 8 (2.58%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.29%) HND
6 1 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.55%) ISO 8583
2 4 (1.29%) QA
3 2 (0.65%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.29%) Samba
1 4 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.65%) KVM
2 2 (0.65%) RHEV
2 2 (0.65%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (1.29%) Control-M
2 3 (0.97%) Tivoli
3 2 (0.65%) MOM
3 2 (0.65%) BladeLogic
3 2 (0.65%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (0.65%) yum
4 1 (0.32%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 190 (61.29%) Oracle
2 138 (44.52%) IBM
3 76 (24.52%) TIBCO
4 46 (14.84%) Microsoft
5 33 (10.65%) Talend
6 12 (3.87%) Sybase
6 12 (3.87%) HP
7 9 (2.90%) Sun
8 8 (2.58%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.58%) Interwoven
9 7 (2.26%) Pega
10 5 (1.61%) VMware
10 5 (1.61%) BMC
11 4 (1.29%) Informatica
11 4 (1.29%) NetApp
11 4 (1.29%) CheckPoint
11 4 (1.29%) Terracotta
11 4 (1.29%) F5
12 3 (0.97%) Misys
13 2 (0.65%) EMC
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Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
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