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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
UK
Rank 787 821 790
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -31
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 57 108 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.11% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.39% 0.57% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 47 76 95
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £38,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,900 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+0.96% -15.44%

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
14588 18830 21280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.58% 18.86% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12238 15723 18002
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 January 2017 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 19 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 21 January 2017. 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 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 +43 48 £55,000 -
London +55 36 £55,000 -
Scotland +14 9 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Edinburgh - 7 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £65,000 -
South East - 7 £65,000 -
City of London +27 3 £65,000 +18.18%
Reading - 3 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 3 - -
Glasgow +12 2 - - 1
Hertfordshire +8 2 - -
East of England -2 2 - -
Watford - 2 - -
West Midlands +12 1 £47,500 -32.14%
South West +7 1 - -
East Midlands +5 1 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 (61.95%) SQL
2 57 (50.44%) WebSphere
3 54 (47.79%) IBM
4 52 (46.02%) Java
5 48 (42.48%) WebSphere MQ
6 47 (41.59%) Oracle
7 46 (40.71%) Linux
8 45 (39.82%) Finance
8 45 (39.82%) Banking
9 43 (38.05%) Web Services
10 39 (34.51%) Python
10 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
11 36 (31.86%) Unix
11 36 (31.86%) Middleware
12 35 (30.97%) C#
13 33 (29.20%) SQL Server
14 32 (28.32%) SOAP
14 32 (28.32%) REST
15 30 (26.55%) Software Engineering
16 29 (25.66%) Perl
16 29 (25.66%) Back Office
16 29 (25.66%) Bash Shell
17 27 (23.89%) .NET
18 26 (23.01%) JMS
18 26 (23.01%) Investment Banking
19 24 (21.24%) QA
19 24 (21.24%) C++
20 22 (19.47%) XSLT
20 22 (19.47%) TDD
20 22 (19.47%) SDLC

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 57 (50.44%) WebSphere
2 12 (10.62%) Apache
2 12 (10.62%) Tomcat
3 11 (9.73%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.73%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.96%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (7.08%) CMS
6 7 (6.19%) Apache Spark
7 6 (5.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (5.31%) SAS
8 4 (3.54%) CICS
8 4 (3.54%) IIS
8 4 (3.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 3 (2.65%) JBoss
9 3 (2.65%) Tuxedo
9 3 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.31%) MS Office
3 3 (2.65%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.19%) Magento
1 7 (6.19%) Markit EDM
2 6 (5.31%) Salerio
3 4 (3.54%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (3.54%) Summit
3 4 (3.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (6.19%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (6.19%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.65%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.16%) Internet
2 10 (8.85%) Intranet
3 4 (3.54%) LDAP
3 4 (3.54%) SSL
4 3 (2.65%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.65%) SSH
4 3 (2.65%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) AMQP
5 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.88%) IMAP
5 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (29.20%) SQL Server
2 20 (17.70%) MySQL
3 16 (14.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (8.85%) DB2
5 10 (8.85%) NoSQL
5 10 (8.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (7.96%) Big Data
7 8 (7.08%) Apache Hive
7 8 (7.08%) Hadoop
7 8 (7.08%) HBase
7 8 (7.08%) MongoDB
7 8 (7.08%) Neo4j
7 8 (7.08%) Relational Database
8 6 (5.31%) Jackrabbit
9 1 (0.88%) Adabas
9 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (14.16%) Git (software)
2 15 (13.27%) Maven
3 10 (8.85%) JUnit
3 10 (8.85%) Mockito
4 8 (7.08%) Eclipse
4 8 (7.08%) Subversion
5 6 (5.31%) JIRA
5 6 (5.31%) Log4j
5 6 (5.31%) Talend Open Studio
6 5 (4.42%) NUnit
6 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.54%) NSubstitute
7 4 (3.54%) Rhino Mocks
7 4 (3.54%) Selenium
8 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.77%) Gradle
8 2 (1.77%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.77%) Mocha
8 2 (1.77%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 45 (39.82%) Banking
1 45 (39.82%) Finance
2 29 (25.66%) Back Office
3 26 (23.01%) Investment Banking
4 14 (12.39%) Front Office
5 9 (7.96%) Games
5 9 (7.96%) Private Banking
6 8 (7.08%) Retail
7 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
8 3 (2.65%) Marketing
9 1 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.88%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.88%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 56 (49.56%) Developer
2 17 (15.04%) Java Developer
3 16 (14.16%) WebSphere Developer
4 14 (12.39%) Applications Support
4 14 (12.39%) Middleware Developer
5 12 (10.62%) .NET Developer
6 11 (9.73%) Consultant
6 11 (9.73%) SQL Developer
7 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET Developer
7 10 (8.85%) SSIS Developer
8 9 (7.96%) Analyst
8 9 (7.96%) Linux Consultant
9 8 (7.08%) Applications Support Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) QA Manager
9 8 (7.08%) Support Analyst
9 8 (7.08%) Technical Specialist
10 7 (6.19%) Apache Spark Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Java Hadoop Developer
10 7 (6.19%) SQL Analyst
10 7 (6.19%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (42.48%) WebSphere MQ
2 43 (38.05%) Web Services
3 36 (31.86%) Middleware
4 32 (28.32%) REST
4 32 (28.32%) SOAP
5 27 (23.89%) .NET
6 26 (23.01%) JMS
7 22 (19.47%) XSLT
8 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET
9 17 (15.04%) ActiveMQ
9 17 (15.04%) XML
10 16 (14.16%) RabbitMQ
11 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (12.39%) IBM Integration Bus
12 14 (12.39%) Spring
13 13 (11.50%) CSS
13 13 (11.50%) HTML
14 11 (9.73%) Kafka
15 10 (8.85%) CSS3
15 10 (8.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.73%) SWIFT
2 9 (7.96%) Fintech
3 8 (7.08%) Management Information System
4 7 (6.19%) Mainframe
4 7 (6.19%) Social Media
5 6 (5.31%) Hedge funds
6 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.54%) Equities
6 4 (3.54%) Fixed Income
6 4 (3.54%) iPad
6 4 (3.54%) NHS
6 4 (3.54%) Online Games
7 3 (2.65%) PKI
8 2 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.88%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 46 (40.71%) Linux
2 36 (31.86%) Unix
3 19 (16.81%) Windows
4 13 (11.50%) Windows Server
5 11 (9.73%) Solaris
6 8 (7.08%) HPUX
7 7 (6.19%) zOS
8 4 (3.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.65%) AIX
9 3 (2.65%) CentOS
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.77%) OS/390
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (34.51%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (26.55%) Software Engineering
3 22 (19.47%) SDLC
3 22 (19.47%) TDD
4 21 (18.58%) Project Management
5 18 (15.93%) Microservices
5 18 (15.93%) Scrum
6 16 (14.16%) Mentoring
7 15 (13.27%) E-Commerce
8 14 (12.39%) Portfolio Management
8 14 (12.39%) SOA
9 13 (11.50%) DevOps
10 11 (9.73%) Kanban
11 10 (8.85%) ITIL
11 10 (8.85%) QMS
12 9 (7.96%) EAI
12 9 (7.96%) Investment Management
12 9 (7.96%) Wealth Management
13 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2
13 8 (7.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 70 (61.95%) SQL
2 52 (46.02%) Java
3 39 (34.51%) Python
4 35 (30.97%) C#
5 29 (25.66%) Bash Shell
5 29 (25.66%) Perl
6 24 (21.24%) C++
7 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
7 16 (14.16%) Shell Script
8 14 (12.39%) PowerShell
9 9 (7.96%) C
9 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
9 9 (7.96%) T-SQL
10 7 (6.19%) JCL
11 6 (5.31%) Assembly Language
11 6 (5.31%) CLIST
11 6 (5.31%) REXX
12 3 (2.65%) Tcl
13 1 (0.88%) NATURAL
13 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (7.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 6 (5.31%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (21.24%) QA
2 8 (7.08%) HL7
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 6 (5.31%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (2.65%) RACF
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Snort
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (15.04%) Control-M
2 8 (7.08%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 6 (5.31%) Nagios
4 3 (2.65%) zSecure
5 2 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.77%) Puppet
6 1 (0.88%) QRadar
6 1 (0.88%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 54 (47.79%) IBM
2 47 (41.59%) Oracle
3 20 (17.70%) Sybase
4 9 (7.96%) VMware
5 7 (6.19%) ATG
5 7 (6.19%) Blue Martini
5 7 (6.19%) Facebook
5 7 (6.19%) Google
5 7 (6.19%) Microsoft
6 6 (5.31%) CA
6 6 (5.31%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.31%) Talend
7 4 (3.54%) Avaloq
7 4 (3.54%) Bloomberg
7 4 (3.54%) Charles River
7 4 (3.54%) Fidessa
7 4 (3.54%) Murex
7 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
7 4 (3.54%) SunGard
7 4 (3.54%) Temenos
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