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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 871 850 828
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -22
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 56 134 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.64% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 49 106 99
Median salary £48,750 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% -12.50%

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
17836 20855 23754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.20% 18.94% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15167 17286 19536
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £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 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 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 -51 51 £48,750 -18.75% 6
London -2 37 £45,000 -28.00% 3
City of London +38 13 £45,000 -28.00%
South East +15 8 £55,000 +29.41%
Berkshire +11 6 £55,000 -18.51%
Reading - 6 £55,000 -
Scotland +2 5 - - 1
North East - 3 £55,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £55,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £55,000 - 1
East of England +23 2 - -
Watford +13 2 - -
Hertfordshire +12 2 - -
Edinburgh +6 2 - -
Bournemouth +17 1 £50,000 -
Dorset +9 1 £50,000 -
South West +3 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Warwickshire +1 1 £52,500 +50.00%
West Midlands -14 1 £52,500 -
Glasgow -15 1 - - 1
Brighton - 1 £54,000 -
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Leamington Spa - 1 £52,500 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £53,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £54,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £53,000 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 77 (57.46%) SQL
2 68 (50.75%) Java
2 68 (50.75%) IBM
3 62 (46.27%) Middleware
4 61 (45.52%) WebSphere
5 44 (32.84%) Banking
6 43 (32.09%) Finance
7 42 (31.34%) Unix
8 39 (29.10%) XML
9 38 (28.36%) Oracle
10 35 (26.12%) SOA
11 33 (24.63%) DB2
11 33 (24.63%) Relational Database
12 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (23.13%) SQL Server
13 31 (23.13%) JMS
14 30 (22.39%) Linux
15 29 (21.64%) REST
16 28 (20.90%) Asset Management
16 28 (20.90%) Mainframe
17 27 (20.15%) Perl
17 27 (20.15%) Back Office
17 27 (20.15%) Degree
18 26 (19.40%) SDLC
18 26 (19.40%) J2EE
19 25 (18.66%) C#
19 25 (18.66%) WebLogic
19 25 (18.66%) SOAP
19 25 (18.66%) Python
20 24 (17.91%) Web Services

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 61 (45.52%) WebSphere
2 25 (18.66%) WebLogic
3 19 (14.18%) Tomcat
4 16 (11.94%) Apache
4 16 (11.94%) CICS
5 15 (11.19%) JBoss
5 15 (11.19%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (4.48%) IIS
7 5 (3.73%) GemFire
7 5 (3.73%) SAS
8 4 (2.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (2.99%) CMS
8 4 (2.99%) FileNet
9 3 (2.24%) Tuxedo
10 2 (1.49%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (1.49%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.48%) MS Office
3 5 (3.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.75%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 18 (13.43%) Markit EDM
2 3 (2.24%) Salerio
2 3 (2.24%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.97%) SaaS
2 6 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.48%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.70%) TCP/IP
2 10 (7.46%) LDAP
3 9 (6.72%) Internet
4 6 (4.48%) Kerberos
4 6 (4.48%) SSH
4 6 (4.48%) SSL
5 5 (3.73%) FTP
5 5 (3.73%) Network Security
6 4 (2.99%) Firewall
6 4 (2.99%) HTTP
6 4 (2.99%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.99%) IPsec
6 4 (2.99%) NAS
6 4 (2.99%) VPN
7 2 (1.49%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (0.75%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (24.63%) DB2
1 33 (24.63%) Relational Database
2 31 (23.13%) SQL Server
3 13 (9.70%) RDBMS
4 12 (8.96%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.97%) MySQL
6 7 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (5.22%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.73%) BigTable
7 5 (3.73%) DbVisualizer
7 5 (3.73%) Oracle Database
7 5 (3.73%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.99%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (2.24%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (2.24%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (1.49%) Easytrieve
10 2 (1.49%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.49%) Riak
Development Applications
1 14 (10.45%) JUnit
2 13 (9.70%) Ant
2 13 (9.70%) Subversion
3 12 (8.96%) JIRA
4 11 (8.21%) Maven
5 10 (7.46%) HP UFT
5 10 (7.46%) Jenkins
6 8 (5.97%) Eclipse
6 8 (5.97%) Git (software)
7 5 (3.73%) Cucumber
7 5 (3.73%) LoadRunner
7 5 (3.73%) Selenium
8 4 (2.99%) EasyMock
8 4 (2.99%) FitNesse
8 4 (2.99%) Gradle
8 4 (2.99%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.99%) Liquibase
8 4 (2.99%) Log4j
8 4 (2.99%) Mockito
8 4 (2.99%) TeamCity
General
1 44 (32.84%) Banking
2 43 (32.09%) Finance
3 27 (20.15%) Back Office
4 24 (17.91%) Retail
5 11 (8.21%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.48%) Financial Institution
6 6 (4.48%) Private Banking
7 4 (2.99%) Front Office
8 2 (1.49%) Law
9 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (26.12%) Developer
2 30 (22.39%) Analyst
3 27 (20.15%) Applications Support
4 22 (16.42%) SQL Analyst
5 17 (12.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 17 (12.69%) SQL Support Analyst
5 17 (12.69%) Support Analyst
6 15 (11.19%) Java Developer
7 12 (8.96%) Architect
8 11 (8.21%) .NET Developer
9 10 (7.46%) Technical Specialist
10 9 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (6.72%) Unix Analyst
11 8 (5.97%) C# Developer
11 8 (5.97%) Middleware Engineer
11 8 (5.97%) Technical Leader
12 7 (5.22%) Security Engineer
12 7 (5.22%) Senior Developer
12 7 (5.22%) WebSphere Developer
13 6 (4.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (46.27%) Middleware
2 39 (29.10%) XML
3 31 (23.13%) JMS
4 29 (21.64%) REST
5 26 (19.40%) J2EE
6 25 (18.66%) SOAP
7 24 (17.91%) Web Services
8 23 (17.16%) HTML
9 22 (16.42%) .NET
10 17 (12.69%) WebSphere MQ
11 16 (11.94%) .NET Framework
12 15 (11.19%) JSON
13 13 (9.70%) ASP.NET
13 13 (9.70%) ASP.NET MVC
13 13 (9.70%) Spring
14 12 (8.96%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (8.96%) Entity Framework
15 11 (8.21%) Struts
16 10 (7.46%) JDBC
17 9 (6.72%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (20.90%) Mainframe
2 18 (13.43%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.21%) DataPower
3 11 (8.21%) IBM Mainframe
3 11 (8.21%) Virtual Team
4 10 (7.46%) Derivative
5 7 (5.22%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.48%) AS400
6 6 (4.48%) iSeries
6 6 (4.48%) PKI
7 5 (3.73%) Fixed Income
7 5 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.73%) Market Risk
8 4 (2.99%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.99%) Equities
8 4 (2.99%) VSAM
9 3 (2.24%) Fintech
9 3 (2.24%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 3 (2.24%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 42 (31.34%) Unix
2 30 (22.39%) Linux
3 22 (16.42%) Windows
4 11 (8.21%) AIX
5 9 (6.72%) zOS
6 6 (4.48%) CentOS
6 6 (4.48%) OS/400
6 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (4.48%) Solaris
6 6 (4.48%) Windows Server
7 4 (2.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (26.12%) SOA
2 32 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (20.90%) Asset Management
4 26 (19.40%) SDLC
5 21 (15.67%) Mentoring
6 18 (13.43%) Fund Management
7 14 (10.45%) BDD
7 14 (10.45%) TDD
8 13 (9.70%) Data Modelling
8 13 (9.70%) MVC
8 13 (9.70%) System Testing
9 11 (8.21%) Pair Programming
9 11 (8.21%) Project Management
10 10 (7.46%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (7.46%) ITIL
10 10 (7.46%) Microservices
10 10 (7.46%) UML
11 9 (6.72%) People Management
11 9 (6.72%) Release Management
11 9 (6.72%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 77 (57.46%) SQL
2 68 (50.75%) Java
3 27 (20.15%) Perl
4 25 (18.66%) C#
4 25 (18.66%) Python
5 21 (15.67%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.21%) Bash Shell
6 11 (8.21%) Shell Script
7 10 (7.46%) C++
7 10 (7.46%) JCL
8 7 (5.22%) REXX
9 6 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 6 (4.48%) RPG
9 6 (4.48%) Tcl
10 5 (3.73%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.73%) C
10 5 (3.73%) CLIST
10 5 (3.73%) Jython
10 5 (3.73%) Ruby
10 5 (3.73%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (20.15%) Degree
2 5 (3.73%) ISEB
3 4 (2.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 4 (2.99%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.24%) HND
4 3 (2.24%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.24%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.75%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.48%) SLA
2 5 (3.73%) QA
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.75%) SEPA
System Software
1 6 (4.48%) RACF
1 6 (4.48%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (3.73%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 4 (2.99%) Samba
3 4 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.24%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.24%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.49%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (14.93%) Control-M
2 4 (2.99%) Nagios
2 4 (2.99%) zSecure
3 2 (1.49%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 68 (50.75%) IBM
2 38 (28.36%) Oracle
3 22 (16.42%) Sybase
4 9 (6.72%) HP
4 9 (6.72%) TIBCO
5 7 (5.22%) CA
6 5 (3.73%) webMethods
7 4 (2.99%) ATG
7 4 (2.99%) Blue Martini
7 4 (2.99%) Calypso
7 4 (2.99%) Elastic Path
7 4 (2.99%) Green Hat
7 4 (2.99%) Interwoven
7 4 (2.99%) Pega
7 4 (2.99%) Sun
7 4 (2.99%) VMware
8 3 (2.24%) NetApp
8 3 (2.24%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.49%) BEA
9 2 (1.49%) Cognizant
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