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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 735 710 638
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -72
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 143 184 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.18% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.64% 0.85% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 85 153 161
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £40,050
10% offered a salary of more than £81,500 £85,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £46,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -6.06%

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
22421 21646 22636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.18% 21.10% 20.69%
Number of salaries quoted 19063 17725 19572
Average salary £43,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 17 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 30 January 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
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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 -46 132 £65,000 +4.00% 13
London -20 78 £65,000 - 9
Hertfordshire +15 50 £75,000 +10.29% 1
East of England +13 50 £75,000 +15.38% 1
City of London +18 41 £65,000 -13.33% 5
Watford -6 28 £42,500 -46.87%
Rickmansworth -2 17 £75,000 +20.00%
Glasgow +14 3 - - 1
Scotland 0 3 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £45,000 - 1
North East - 2 £45,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £45,000 - 1
Leeds -5 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Berkshire -19 1 £67,500 -20.58% 1
West Yorkshire -20 1 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Yorkshire -25 1 £50,000 +29.03% 1
South East -47 1 £67,500 -10.00% 1

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 251 (79.18%) Java
2 191 (60.25%) Oracle
3 162 (51.10%) WebSphere
4 143 (45.11%) IBM
5 141 (44.48%) SQL
6 131 (41.32%) Finance
6 131 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
7 123 (38.80%) Middleware
8 122 (38.49%) XML
9 104 (32.81%) J2EE
10 102 (32.18%) DB2
11 98 (30.91%) Linux
12 93 (29.34%) UNIX
13 91 (28.71%) JMS
14 89 (28.08%) WebSphere Application Server
15 86 (27.13%) Retail
16 78 (24.61%) Software Engineering
17 77 (24.29%) E-Commerce
18 76 (23.97%) TIBCO
19 75 (23.66%) FTP
20 74 (23.34%) Banking
21 73 (23.03%) HTTP
22 69 (21.77%) JDBC
23 68 (21.45%) WebLogic
23 68 (21.45%) Tomcat
24 67 (21.14%) JavaScript
25 65 (20.50%) Perl
25 65 (20.50%) Relational Database
26 64 (20.19%) HTML
27 60 (18.93%) Web Services

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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
1 162 (51.10%) WebSphere
2 89 (28.08%) WebSphere Application Server
3 68 (21.45%) WebLogic
3 68 (21.45%) Tomcat
4 55 (17.35%) IBM HTTP Server
5 46 (14.51%) JBoss
6 41 (12.93%) IIS
7 33 (10.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 27 (8.52%) CICS
9 11 (3.47%) FileNet
9 11 (3.47%) Documentum
10 10 (3.15%) Adobe CQ
11 7 (2.21%) TIBCO EMS
12 6 (1.89%) Apache
13 3 (0.95%) BizTalk Server
13 3 (0.95%) GemFire
14 2 (0.63%) Mule
14 2 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
14 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
15 1 (0.32%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 38 (11.99%) MS Office
2 1 (0.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (3.47%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.26%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.26%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 75 (23.66%) FTP
2 73 (23.03%) HTTP
3 34 (10.73%) Internet
4 23 (7.26%) SSL
5 17 (5.36%) Network Security
6 16 (5.05%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.15%) Multicast
7 10 (3.15%) AMQP
8 7 (2.21%) LDAP
9 5 (1.58%) IPsec
9 5 (1.58%) Firewall
9 5 (1.58%) VPN
9 5 (1.58%) HTTPS
10 4 (1.26%) NAS
10 4 (1.26%) tcpdump
10 4 (1.26%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.32%) SSH
11 1 (0.32%) Wireless
11 1 (0.32%) DMZ
11 1 (0.32%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (32.18%) DB2
2 65 (20.50%) Relational Database
3 54 (17.03%) SQL Server
4 25 (7.89%) RDBMS
5 18 (5.68%) Oracle Database
6 16 (5.05%) Oracle Reports
7 15 (4.73%) MySQL
8 11 (3.47%) DbVisualizer
9 8 (2.52%) InterSystems Cache
10 7 (2.21%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.26%) Star Schema
13 3 (0.95%) Big Data
13 3 (0.95%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.95%) CouchDB
13 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.63%) QlikView
14 2 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
14 2 (0.63%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 51 (16.09%) Ant
2 45 (14.20%) JUnit
3 37 (11.67%) JIRA
4 34 (10.73%) Selenium
4 34 (10.73%) Git (software)
5 33 (10.41%) Talend Open Studio
6 16 (5.05%) Subversion
7 12 (3.79%) Maven
8 11 (3.47%) QuickTest Pro
8 11 (3.47%) LoadRunner
9 10 (3.15%) Jenkins
9 10 (3.15%) Eclipse
9 10 (3.15%) Log4j
10 4 (1.26%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.26%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.26%) MSBuild
11 3 (0.95%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.32%) AppScan
13 1 (0.32%) Gerrit
General
1 131 (41.32%) Finance
2 86 (27.13%) Retail
3 74 (23.34%) Banking
4 26 (8.20%) Investment Banking
5 25 (7.89%) Telecoms
6 24 (7.57%) Marketing
7 17 (5.36%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.58%) Games
9 4 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.26%) Back Office
10 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.32%) Publishing
11 1 (0.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (35.96%) Developer
2 72 (22.71%) Java Developer
3 64 (20.19%) Analyst
4 58 (18.30%) Support Analyst
5 46 (14.51%) Architect
6 39 (12.30%) Senior Developer
7 31 (9.78%) Software Engineer
8 25 (7.89%) Senior Java Developer
9 23 (7.26%) Solutions Architect
10 22 (6.94%) Operations Analyst
10 22 (6.94%) Operations Support Analyst
11 21 (6.62%) Applications Support
12 18 (5.68%) Applications Support Analyst
13 16 (5.05%) Middleware Developer
13 16 (5.05%) Web Support Analyst
13 16 (5.05%) Programmer
13 16 (5.05%) Web Analyst
14 15 (4.73%) .NET Developer
14 15 (4.73%) Enterprise Architect
14 15 (4.73%) CICS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (38.80%) Middleware
2 122 (38.49%) XML
3 104 (32.81%) J2EE
4 91 (28.71%) JMS
5 69 (21.77%) JDBC
6 64 (20.19%) HTML
7 60 (18.93%) Web Services
8 56 (17.67%) Spring
9 52 (16.40%) jQuery
10 50 (15.77%) .NET
11 48 (15.14%) CSS
12 43 (13.56%) JSON
13 41 (12.93%) HTML5
14 35 (11.04%) Apache Camel
14 35 (11.04%) AngularJS
15 34 (10.73%) .NET Framework
16 33 (10.41%) CSS3
16 33 (10.41%) PhoneGap
17 27 (8.52%) RESTful
18 24 (7.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 49 (15.46%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (12.62%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (9.78%) Mainframe
3 31 (9.78%) Open Source
4 28 (8.83%) PKI
5 26 (8.20%) Management Information System
6 21 (6.62%) SWIFT
7 20 (6.31%) Computer Science
8 16 (5.05%) IBM Mainframe
9 15 (4.73%) Online Banking
10 13 (4.10%) Derivative
11 10 (3.15%) Web 2.0
12 8 (2.52%) Hedge funds
12 8 (2.52%) Fixed Income
13 6 (1.89%) Clustering
14 4 (1.26%) Data Integration
14 4 (1.26%) Equities
15 3 (0.95%) Credit Derivative
15 3 (0.95%) Spread Betting
15 3 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
Operating Systems
1 98 (30.91%) Linux
2 93 (29.34%) UNIX
3 58 (18.30%) Solaris
4 48 (15.14%) Windows
5 40 (12.62%) AIX
6 10 (3.15%) HPUX
7 4 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (41.32%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (24.61%) Software Engineering
3 77 (24.29%) E-Commerce
4 59 (18.61%) SOA
5 55 (17.35%) Problem Management
6 50 (15.77%) UML
7 48 (15.14%) Mentoring
7 48 (15.14%) MVC
8 46 (14.51%) Waterfall
9 43 (13.56%) ITIL
10 40 (12.62%) Technical Architecture
11 38 (11.99%) Project Management
11 38 (11.99%) Performance Tuning
12 34 (10.73%) OOP
12 34 (10.73%) TDD
13 32 (10.09%) Risk Management
14 26 (8.20%) Regression Testing
15 21 (6.62%) Continuous Improvement
15 21 (6.62%) ETL
15 21 (6.62%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 251 (79.18%) Java
2 141 (44.48%) SQL
3 67 (21.14%) JavaScript
4 65 (20.50%) Perl
5 56 (17.67%) Bash Shell
6 39 (12.30%) C#
7 37 (11.67%) C++
7 37 (11.67%) C
8 15 (4.73%) Assembly Language
9 11 (3.47%) XPath
10 9 (2.84%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.58%) Python
11 5 (1.58%) Shell Script
12 3 (0.95%) Clojure
13 2 (0.63%) JCL
13 2 (0.63%) NATURAL
14 1 (0.32%) RPG
14 1 (0.32%) COBOL
14 1 (0.32%) REXX
14 1 (0.32%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 51 (16.09%) Degree
2 33 (10.41%) SC Cleared
2 33 (10.41%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.47%) ISEB
3 11 (3.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (3.15%) Sun Certification
5 4 (1.26%) HND
6 1 (0.32%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.42%) ISO 8583
2 5 (1.58%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.26%) Samba
3 2 (0.63%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.32%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.32%) KVM
4 1 (0.32%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 4 (1.26%) Control-M
2 2 (0.63%) MOM
2 2 (0.63%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.32%) WebInspect
3 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 1 (0.32%) CA SiteMinder
3 1 (0.32%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.32%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.32%) yum
Vendors
1 191 (60.25%) Oracle
2 143 (45.11%) IBM
3 76 (23.97%) TIBCO
4 44 (13.88%) Microsoft
5 33 (10.41%) Talend
6 14 (4.42%) Pega
7 12 (3.79%) Sybase
8 11 (3.47%) HP
9 10 (3.15%) Sun
9 10 (3.15%) Interwoven
10 7 (2.21%) Red Hat
11 6 (1.89%) VMware
12 5 (1.58%) F5
13 4 (1.26%) Terracotta
13 4 (1.26%) Misys
13 4 (1.26%) Informatica
13 4 (1.26%) NetApp
13 4 (1.26%) CheckPoint
14 3 (0.95%) IONA
14 3 (0.95%) BMC
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