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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 855 830 822
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -8
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 61 140 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.063% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 0.65% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 112 121
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £71,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,500 £49,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+9.54% -17.08%

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
17952 21435 24611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.40% 19.35% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 15256 17762 20485
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 £67,500
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 1 July 2016 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 30 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 1 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 -23 53 £50,000 -9.09% 5
London +12 37 £47,500 -17.39% 3
City of London +52 15 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Scotland -2 8 - - 2
South East +33 6 £55,000 +29.41% 1
West Midlands -21 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Berkshire - 4 £55,000 - 1
Reading - 4 £55,000 - 1
East of England +33 3 £47,500 -36.66% 1
North East +5 3 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear -3 3 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 3 £55,000 -
Glasgow -9 3 - - 2
Hertfordshire +18 2 - -
Watford +16 2 - -
Edinburgh +9 2 - -
Warwickshire +3 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Birmingham -18 2 £52,500 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £52,500 -
Bournemouth +15 1 £50,000 -
Dorset +6 1 £50,000 -
South West 0 1 £50,000 -20.00%
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
Brighton - 1 £54,000 -
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Luton - 1 £47,500 - 1
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 1 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 80 (54.05%) SQL
2 77 (52.03%) IBM
3 74 (50.00%) Java
4 67 (45.27%) Middleware
5 63 (42.57%) WebSphere
6 51 (34.46%) XML
7 50 (33.78%) Finance
8 46 (31.08%) Banking
9 44 (29.73%) Unix
10 41 (27.70%) Relational Database
11 38 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
12 37 (25.00%) Oracle
12 37 (25.00%) SOA
13 35 (23.65%) DB2
13 35 (23.65%) JMS
14 34 (22.97%) Degree
15 32 (21.62%) Mainframe
16 30 (20.27%) Linux
17 29 (19.59%) SQL Server
17 29 (19.59%) J2EE
18 28 (18.92%) Asset Management
18 28 (18.92%) SDLC
19 26 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
19 26 (17.57%) Perl
20 25 (16.89%) C#
20 25 (16.89%) WebLogic
20 25 (16.89%) Back Office
20 25 (16.89%) REST
21 24 (16.22%) Python
22 23 (15.54%) HTML

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 63 (42.57%) WebSphere
2 25 (16.89%) WebLogic
3 20 (13.51%) Tomcat
4 19 (12.84%) CICS
5 15 (10.14%) Apache
5 15 (10.14%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (9.46%) JBoss
7 7 (4.73%) SAS
8 6 (4.05%) GemFire
9 5 (3.38%) FileNet
10 4 (2.70%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 4 (2.70%) CMS
10 4 (2.70%) IIS
11 3 (2.03%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 3 (2.03%) Tuxedo
12 2 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.68%) MQSI
13 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (6.08%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.41%) MS Office
3 7 (4.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (8.78%) Markit EDM
2 7 (4.73%) Temenos T24
3 3 (2.03%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (2.03%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.38%) SaaS
2 4 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.70%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.14%) TCP/IP
2 9 (6.08%) Internet
3 8 (5.41%) Kerberos
3 8 (5.41%) LDAP
3 8 (5.41%) SSH
3 8 (5.41%) SSL
4 5 (3.38%) FTP
4 5 (3.38%) Network Security
5 4 (2.70%) AMQP
5 4 (2.70%) Firewall
5 4 (2.70%) HTTP
5 4 (2.70%) HTTPS
5 4 (2.70%) IPsec
5 4 (2.70%) NAS
5 4 (2.70%) VPN
6 3 (2.03%) Reverse Proxy
7 1 (0.68%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (27.70%) Relational Database
2 35 (23.65%) DB2
3 29 (19.59%) SQL Server
4 15 (10.14%) NoSQL
5 14 (9.46%) RDBMS
6 11 (7.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 9 (6.08%) BigTable
7 9 (6.08%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (4.05%) MongoDB
8 6 (4.05%) MySQL
9 5 (3.38%) Oracle Database
10 4 (2.70%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (2.70%) Jackrabbit
11 3 (2.03%) Big Data
11 3 (2.03%) Oracle BI Publisher
11 3 (2.03%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (1.35%) RavenDB
12 2 (1.35%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (10.14%) JUnit
2 14 (9.46%) Ant
2 14 (9.46%) Subversion
3 12 (8.11%) JIRA
3 12 (8.11%) Maven
4 11 (7.43%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.08%) Git (software)
5 9 (6.08%) HP UFT
6 8 (5.41%) Eclipse
7 6 (4.05%) Cucumber
7 6 (4.05%) Selenium
8 4 (2.70%) EasyMock
8 4 (2.70%) FitNesse
8 4 (2.70%) Gradle
8 4 (2.70%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.70%) Liquibase
8 4 (2.70%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.70%) Log4j
8 4 (2.70%) Mockito
8 4 (2.70%) TeamCity
General
1 50 (33.78%) Finance
2 46 (31.08%) Banking
3 25 (16.89%) Back Office
4 23 (15.54%) Retail
5 11 (7.43%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.05%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.38%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Front Office
8 1 (0.68%) Law
8 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.68%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 39 (26.35%) Developer
2 26 (17.57%) Analyst
3 20 (13.51%) Applications Support
4 18 (12.16%) Java Developer
5 16 (10.81%) SQL Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Applications Support Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Architect
6 12 (8.11%) SQL Support Analyst
6 12 (8.11%) Support Analyst
7 11 (7.43%) Middleware Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) .NET Developer
8 10 (6.76%) Technical Specialist
9 9 (6.08%) Security Engineer
9 9 (6.08%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.08%) Technical Leader
10 8 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
10 8 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support Technician
10 8 (5.41%) Support Technician
10 8 (5.41%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (45.27%) Middleware
2 51 (34.46%) XML
3 35 (23.65%) JMS
4 29 (19.59%) J2EE
5 25 (16.89%) REST
6 23 (15.54%) HTML
7 22 (14.86%) .NET
8 21 (14.19%) SOAP
8 21 (14.19%) Web Services
9 17 (11.49%) JSON
9 17 (11.49%) Spring
10 16 (10.81%) .NET Framework
11 14 (9.46%) JDBC
12 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET
12 12 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (8.11%) Struts
13 11 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (7.43%) Entity Framework
13 11 (7.43%) FIX Protocol
13 11 (7.43%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.62%) Mainframe
2 26 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (12.84%) Virtual Team
4 14 (9.46%) AS400
4 14 (9.46%) Derivative
4 14 (9.46%) iSeries
5 11 (7.43%) DataPower
5 11 (7.43%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (6.08%) Fixed Income
6 9 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 9 (6.08%) Market Risk
7 8 (5.41%) PKI
8 7 (4.73%) Computer Science
9 5 (3.38%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 5 (3.38%) Management Information System
10 4 (2.70%) Credit Derivative
10 4 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (2.70%) Equities
10 4 (2.70%) VSAM
11 3 (2.03%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 44 (29.73%) Unix
2 30 (20.27%) Linux
3 20 (13.51%) Windows
4 14 (9.46%) OS/400
5 12 (8.11%) AIX
6 11 (7.43%) zOS
7 6 (4.05%) Solaris
8 4 (2.70%) CentOS
8 4 (2.70%) HPUX
8 4 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (25.00%) SOA
3 28 (18.92%) Asset Management
3 28 (18.92%) SDLC
4 22 (14.86%) TDD
5 21 (14.19%) Mentoring
6 20 (13.51%) System Testing
7 19 (12.84%) BDD
8 15 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 14 (9.46%) Performance Analysis
10 13 (8.78%) Configuration Management
10 13 (8.78%) Data Modelling
10 13 (8.78%) Fund Management
10 13 (8.78%) Pair Programming
10 13 (8.78%) People Management
11 12 (8.11%) Analytics
11 12 (8.11%) MVC
11 12 (8.11%) UML
12 11 (7.43%) Electronic Trading
12 11 (7.43%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 80 (54.05%) SQL
2 74 (50.00%) Java
3 26 (17.57%) Perl
4 25 (16.89%) C#
5 24 (16.22%) Python
6 20 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 14 (9.46%) RPG
8 12 (8.11%) JCL
9 10 (6.76%) C++
9 10 (6.76%) Shell Script
10 9 (6.08%) REXX
10 9 (6.08%) Ruby
10 9 (6.08%) XPath
11 7 (4.73%) Assembly Language
11 7 (4.73%) CLIST
11 7 (4.73%) PowerShell
12 6 (4.05%) Jython
13 5 (3.38%) Bash Shell
14 4 (2.70%) Clojure
14 4 (2.70%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 34 (22.97%) Degree
2 12 (8.11%) ISEB
3 8 (5.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (2.70%) ISTQB
4 4 (2.70%) Sun Certification
5 3 (2.03%) HND
5 3 (2.03%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.03%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.68%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) QA
2 6 (4.05%) SLA
3 2 (1.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.68%) SEPA
System Software
1 8 (5.41%) RACF
1 8 (5.41%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (4.73%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 4 (2.70%) Samba
3 4 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.03%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.03%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.35%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 15 (10.14%) Control-M
2 6 (4.05%) zSecure
3 4 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (2.70%) Nagios
4 2 (1.35%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.68%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (52.03%) IBM
2 37 (25.00%) Oracle
3 20 (13.51%) Sybase
4 15 (10.14%) HP
5 11 (7.43%) Green Hat
6 10 (6.76%) TIBCO
6 10 (6.76%) webMethods
7 9 (6.08%) CA
8 5 (3.38%) Pega
8 5 (3.38%) Red Hat
9 4 (2.70%) ATG
9 4 (2.70%) Blue Martini
9 4 (2.70%) Calypso
9 4 (2.70%) Elastic Path
9 4 (2.70%) Interwoven
9 4 (2.70%) Sun
9 4 (2.70%) VMware
10 3 (2.03%) NetApp
10 3 (2.03%) ServiceNow
11 2 (1.35%) Syncsort
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