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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
UK
Rank 799 846 823
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -23
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 53 103 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.10% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.36% 0.53% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 47 59 79
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,600 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £77,500 £83,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £63,750 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-17.64% -15.00%

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
14577 19437 21287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.98% 19.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12182 16264 17853
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £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 26 February 2017 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 13 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 26 February 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 +58 44 £55,000 -12.00% 2
London +81 37 £55,000 -12.00% 2
Scotland +13 9 £52,500 +12.90% 3
Edinburgh +10 8 £52,500 -
South East - 5 £65,500 -
Berkshire - 5 £65,500 -
Maidenhead - 4 £65,500 -
West Midlands +34 1 £47,500 -32.14%
City of London +32 1 £65,000 +18.18%
Glasgow +8 1 £50,500 +8.60% 3
South West 0 1 - -
Coventry - 1 £47,500 -
Bristol - 1 - -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 60 (56.07%) SQL
2 58 (54.21%) WebSphere
3 52 (48.60%) IBM
4 47 (43.93%) WebSphere MQ
5 46 (42.99%) Java
6 45 (42.06%) Banking
7 42 (39.25%) Linux
8 40 (37.38%) Finance
9 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (35.51%) Web Services
10 38 (35.51%) Oracle
11 36 (33.64%) C#
12 33 (30.84%) SQL Server
13 32 (29.91%) Unix
14 31 (28.97%) .NET
14 31 (28.97%) Software Engineering
15 29 (27.10%) SOAP
15 29 (27.10%) Python
15 29 (27.10%) REST
16 28 (26.17%) TDD
16 28 (26.17%) QA
17 27 (25.23%) SDLC
18 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET
18 26 (24.30%) MySQL
19 25 (23.36%) Middleware
20 23 (21.50%) JMS
20 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET Web API
21 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
21 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 22 (20.56%) ActiveMQ

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 58 (54.21%) WebSphere
2 18 (16.82%) SharePoint
3 13 (12.15%) Apache
3 13 (12.15%) Tomcat
4 11 (10.28%) Apache Spark
4 11 (10.28%) WebLogic
5 10 (9.35%) CMS
6 9 (8.41%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (5.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 4 (3.74%) IIS
8 4 (3.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (3.74%) SAS
9 3 (2.80%) JBoss
9 3 (2.80%) Tuxedo
9 3 (2.80%) WebSphere Application Server
10 2 (1.87%) CICS
Applications
1 11 (10.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.74%) MS Office
3 3 (2.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.54%) Magento
2 5 (4.67%) Salerio
3 4 (3.74%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (3.74%) Summit
3 4 (3.74%) Temenos T24
4 3 (2.80%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.08%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (10.28%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (10.28%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (5.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.80%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 17 (15.89%) Intranet
2 16 (14.95%) Internet
3 3 (2.80%) LDAP
3 3 (2.80%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.93%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.93%) SAN
4 1 (0.93%) SSH
4 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.84%) SQL Server
2 26 (24.30%) MySQL
3 22 (20.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (13.08%) NoSQL
4 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (13.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (12.15%) Big Data
6 12 (11.21%) Apache Hive
6 12 (11.21%) Hadoop
6 12 (11.21%) HBase
6 12 (11.21%) MongoDB
6 12 (11.21%) Neo4j
7 8 (7.48%) DB2
8 6 (5.61%) Jackrabbit
8 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (2.80%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.93%) Adabas
10 1 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 21 (19.63%) Git (software)
2 18 (16.82%) Maven
3 12 (11.21%) JUnit
3 12 (11.21%) Mockito
4 10 (9.35%) Eclipse
4 10 (9.35%) Subversion
5 8 (7.48%) Visual Studio
6 6 (5.61%) Log4j
6 6 (5.61%) NUnit
6 6 (5.61%) Talend Open Studio
7 5 (4.67%) JIRA
7 5 (4.67%) NSubstitute
7 5 (4.67%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (4.67%) Selenium
8 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.87%) Hudson
8 2 (1.87%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.87%) Mocha
8 2 (1.87%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.87%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 45 (42.06%) Banking
2 40 (37.38%) Finance
3 17 (15.89%) Investment Banking
4 16 (14.95%) Back Office
5 13 (12.15%) Games
6 10 (9.35%) Front Office
7 9 (8.41%) Retail
8 4 (3.74%) Private Banking
9 2 (1.87%) Marketing
10 1 (0.93%) Advertising
10 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.93%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.93%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 61 (57.01%) Developer
2 20 (18.69%) Java Developer
3 19 (17.76%) .NET Developer
4 18 (16.82%) SQL Developer
5 17 (15.89%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (14.02%) SSIS Developer
7 14 (13.08%) WebSphere Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Apache Spark Developer
8 11 (10.28%) AWS Developer
8 11 (10.28%) E-Commerce Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Hadoop Developer
8 11 (10.28%) Java Hadoop Developer
8 11 (10.28%) NoSQL Developer
9 10 (9.35%) Java E-Commerce Developer
9 10 (9.35%) Middleware Developer
10 9 (8.41%) Applications Support
10 9 (8.41%) Technical Specialist
11 8 (7.48%) Games Developer
11 8 (7.48%) Java Games Developer
11 8 (7.48%) QA Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.93%) WebSphere MQ
2 38 (35.51%) Web Services
3 31 (28.97%) .NET
4 29 (27.10%) REST
4 29 (27.10%) SOAP
5 26 (24.30%) ASP.NET
6 25 (23.36%) Middleware
7 23 (21.50%) ASP.NET Web API
7 23 (21.50%) JMS
8 22 (20.56%) ActiveMQ
9 20 (18.69%) RabbitMQ
9 20 (18.69%) XSLT
10 19 (17.76%) CSS
10 19 (17.76%) HTML
10 19 (17.76%) XML
11 16 (14.95%) Kafka
12 15 (14.02%) Spring
13 11 (10.28%) CSS3
13 11 (10.28%) HTML5
13 11 (10.28%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (8.41%) SWIFT
2 8 (7.48%) Management Information System
3 7 (6.54%) Social Media
4 5 (4.67%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.67%) iPad
4 5 (4.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (3.74%) Fintech
5 4 (3.74%) NHS
5 4 (3.74%) Online Games
6 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.93%) AS400
7 1 (0.93%) Equities
7 1 (0.93%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.93%) iSeries
7 1 (0.93%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 42 (39.25%) Linux
2 32 (29.91%) Unix
3 20 (18.69%) Windows
4 14 (13.08%) Windows Server
5 13 (12.15%) Solaris
6 10 (9.35%) HPUX
7 5 (4.67%) zOS
8 4 (3.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (2.80%) AIX
9 3 (2.80%) CentOS
10 2 (1.87%) OS/390
11 1 (0.93%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.45%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (28.97%) Software Engineering
3 28 (26.17%) TDD
4 27 (25.23%) SDLC
5 22 (20.56%) Scrum
6 21 (19.63%) E-Commerce
7 18 (16.82%) Mentoring
7 18 (16.82%) Microservices
8 17 (15.89%) Client Onboarding
9 16 (14.95%) Kanban
10 13 (12.15%) Portfolio Management
10 13 (12.15%) Project Management
11 10 (9.35%) QMS
11 10 (9.35%) RAD
11 10 (9.35%) SOA
12 9 (8.41%) EAI
12 9 (8.41%) ETL
12 9 (8.41%) ITIL
13 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2
13 8 (7.48%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (56.07%) SQL
2 46 (42.99%) Java
3 36 (33.64%) C#
4 29 (27.10%) Python
5 22 (20.56%) JavaScript
6 20 (18.69%) PowerShell
7 18 (16.82%) Bash Shell
7 18 (16.82%) Perl
8 15 (14.02%) C++
9 9 (8.41%) Shell Script
10 6 (5.61%) T-SQL
11 5 (4.67%) JCL
12 4 (3.74%) Assembly Language
12 4 (3.74%) C
12 4 (3.74%) CLIST
12 4 (3.74%) PL/SQL
12 4 (3.74%) REXX
13 3 (2.80%) Tcl
14 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (7.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (1.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (26.17%) QA
2 8 (7.48%) HL7
3 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 4 (3.74%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (0.93%) RACF
2 1 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.93%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (18.69%) Control-M
2 8 (7.48%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 5 (4.67%) Nagios
4 2 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.87%) Puppet
5 1 (0.93%) zSecure
Vendors
1 52 (48.60%) IBM
2 38 (35.51%) Oracle
3 14 (13.08%) Sybase
4 11 (10.28%) Google
5 9 (8.41%) VMware
6 7 (6.54%) ATG
6 7 (6.54%) Blue Martini
6 7 (6.54%) Facebook
7 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
7 6 (5.61%) Talend
8 5 (4.67%) ServiceNow
8 5 (4.67%) Snow
9 4 (3.74%) Avaloq
9 4 (3.74%) Charles River
9 4 (3.74%) Fidessa
9 4 (3.74%) Murex
9 4 (3.74%) SunGard
9 4 (3.74%) Temenos
9 4 (3.74%) Tradeweb
9 4 (3.74%) Wallstreet Suite
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