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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 779 750 656
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -94
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 125 121 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 0.56% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 81 98 155
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £33,000 £37,300
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -26.08%

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
24485 21693 24263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.90% 19.96% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 19968 18332 20778
Average salary £43,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 22 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 22 August 2014. 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 -13 110 £62,500 +8.69% 6
London +3 66 £62,500 -10.71% 5
East of England +16 32 £80,000 +101.25%
Hertfordshire +12 30 £80,000 -
City of London -8 26 £63,750 -8.92% 2
Watford -5 19 - -
Edinburgh +3 14 - -
Scotland -12 14 - - 2
South East -37 8 £60,000 +33.33%
West Sussex - 7 £60,000 -
Horsham - 7 £60,000 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £85,000 -
Greenford - 3 - -
Bedford -7 2 £80,000 +88.23%
Bedfordshire -11 2 £80,000 +101.25%
Cheshire - 2 £47,750 -
North West - 2 £47,750 -
Surrey +1 1 £47,500 -36.66%
West Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £50,500 -
Leeds - 1 £50,000 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 185 (64.69%) Java
1 185 (64.69%) Oracle
2 171 (59.79%) Finance
3 143 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 126 (44.06%) Banking
5 114 (39.86%) SQL
6 113 (39.51%) IBM
7 105 (36.71%) Middleware
8 103 (36.01%) SQL Server
9 99 (34.62%) TIBCO
10 96 (33.57%) DB2
11 94 (32.87%) UNIX
12 92 (32.17%) WebSphere Application Server
13 88 (30.77%) J2EE
14 83 (29.02%) XML
14 83 (29.02%) Relational Database
15 78 (27.27%) JMS
16 73 (25.52%) Linux
17 62 (21.68%) JDBC
17 62 (21.68%) Retail
18 61 (21.33%) Solaris
19 60 (20.98%) Microsoft
20 57 (19.93%) Investment Banking
21 56 (19.58%) Windows
22 55 (19.23%) Software Engineering
22 55 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
23 54 (18.88%) WebLogic
24 52 (18.18%) Project Management
24 52 (18.18%) Telecoms
25 51 (17.83%) C++

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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
1 143 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 92 (32.17%) WebSphere Application Server
3 54 (18.88%) WebLogic
4 39 (13.64%) Tomcat
5 38 (13.29%) IIS
6 33 (11.54%) IBM HTTP Server
7 7 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (2.10%) PegaRULES
8 6 (2.10%) CICS
8 6 (2.10%) Oracle Service Bus
9 5 (1.75%) AquaLogic Service Bus
9 5 (1.75%) AquaLogic
10 2 (0.70%) Apache
11 1 (0.35%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 1 (0.35%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.35%) Mule
Applications
1 36 (12.59%) MS Office
2 2 (0.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.10%) Tridion
2 4 (1.40%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.70%) Misys Midas
5 1 (0.35%) SiteCatalyst
5 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.35%) LatentZero
5 1 (0.35%) Global One
Communications & Networking
1 40 (13.99%) HTTP
2 37 (12.94%) FTP
3 11 (3.85%) Internet
4 9 (3.15%) Firewall
5 7 (2.45%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (2.45%) SSL
5 7 (2.45%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.45%) SAN
6 6 (2.10%) DNS
7 5 (1.75%) Cisco PIX
8 4 (1.40%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.05%) AMQP
10 2 (0.70%) Intranet
10 2 (0.70%) Multicast
10 2 (0.70%) Network Security
11 1 (0.35%) LDAP
11 1 (0.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (36.01%) SQL Server
2 96 (33.57%) DB2
3 83 (29.02%) Relational Database
4 40 (13.99%) RDBMS
5 21 (7.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 19 (6.64%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (3.85%) Oracle Database
8 10 (3.50%) MySQL
9 6 (2.10%) MongoDB
9 6 (2.10%) Big Data
9 6 (2.10%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.75%) Star Schema
10 5 (1.75%) OLTP
11 4 (1.40%) NonStop SQL
12 3 (1.05%) CouchDB
12 3 (1.05%) DbVisualizer
12 3 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.05%) NoSQL
12 3 (1.05%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 23 (8.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (5.59%) JUnit
3 8 (2.80%) Subversion
4 7 (2.45%) Log4j
5 6 (2.10%) Eclipse
5 6 (2.10%) Ant
5 6 (2.10%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 4 (1.40%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (1.05%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.05%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.70%) Maven
8 2 (0.70%) Visual Studio
8 2 (0.70%) JIRA
8 2 (0.70%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.70%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.35%) Gradle
9 1 (0.35%) Selenium
9 1 (0.35%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.35%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 171 (59.79%) Finance
2 126 (44.06%) Banking
3 62 (21.68%) Retail
4 57 (19.93%) Investment Banking
5 52 (18.18%) Telecoms
6 41 (14.34%) Manufacturing
7 13 (4.55%) Advertising
7 13 (4.55%) Marketing
8 8 (2.80%) Back Office
9 5 (1.75%) Front Office
10 4 (1.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.05%) International Banking
12 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.35%) French Language
13 1 (0.35%) German Language
13 1 (0.35%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 122 (42.66%) Developer
2 62 (21.68%) Java Developer
3 54 (18.88%) Analyst
3 54 (18.88%) Architect
4 42 (14.69%) Senior Developer
5 38 (13.29%) Support Analyst
6 31 (10.84%) Operations Support Analyst
6 31 (10.84%) Operations Analyst
7 26 (9.09%) Senior Architect
8 24 (8.39%) .NET Developer
9 23 (8.04%) C# Developer
9 23 (8.04%) Programmer
9 23 (8.04%) Senior Java Developer
10 22 (7.69%) Java Programmer
11 16 (5.59%) Junior
12 15 (5.24%) Senior .NET Developer
12 15 (5.24%) Junior Analyst
12 15 (5.24%) Junior Support Analyst
13 13 (4.55%) SQL Developer
13 13 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (36.71%) Middleware
2 88 (30.77%) J2EE
3 83 (29.02%) XML
4 78 (27.27%) JMS
5 62 (21.68%) JDBC
6 46 (16.08%) .NET
7 34 (11.89%) .NET Framework
8 32 (11.19%) Java EE
9 31 (10.84%) HTML
10 30 (10.49%) WebSphere MQ
11 23 (8.04%) WPF
12 22 (7.69%) CSS
13 21 (7.34%) HTML5
13 21 (7.34%) CSS3
13 21 (7.34%) Web Services
13 21 (7.34%) WinForms
14 19 (6.64%) Spring
15 13 (4.55%) SOAP
15 13 (4.55%) Struts
16 12 (4.20%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 55 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
2 34 (11.89%) Open Source
3 30 (10.49%) PKI
4 21 (7.34%) SWIFT
5 15 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (5.24%) Derivative
6 13 (4.55%) Mainframe
7 11 (3.85%) Kindle
8 7 (2.45%) Management Information System
9 6 (2.10%) Fixed Income
9 6 (2.10%) Clustering
9 6 (2.10%) Web 2.0
9 6 (2.10%) IBM Mainframe
10 5 (1.75%) iPad
10 5 (1.75%) Data Integration
11 4 (1.40%) AS400
11 4 (1.40%) Tandem
11 4 (1.40%) VSAM
11 4 (1.40%) Hedge funds
12 3 (1.05%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 94 (32.87%) UNIX
2 73 (25.52%) Linux
3 61 (21.33%) Solaris
4 56 (19.58%) Windows
5 37 (12.94%) AIX
6 13 (4.55%) HPUX
7 6 (2.10%) SUSE
7 6 (2.10%) zOS
7 6 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (1.75%) Debian
9 1 (0.35%) NetWare
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (19.23%) Software Engineering
2 52 (18.18%) Project Management
3 47 (16.43%) E-Commerce
3 47 (16.43%) Risk Management
4 46 (16.08%) Waterfall
5 45 (15.73%) Technical Architecture
6 32 (11.19%) SOA
7 31 (10.84%) ERP
7 31 (10.84%) TDD
8 26 (9.09%) Scrum
9 23 (8.04%) Service Delivery
10 22 (7.69%) Security Architecture
11 20 (6.99%) MVVM
12 19 (6.64%) Problem Management
12 19 (6.64%) Change Management
12 19 (6.64%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.29%) ITIL
14 17 (5.94%) Software Architecture
15 14 (4.90%) OO
16 13 (4.55%) Data Architecture
Programming Languages
1 185 (64.69%) Java
2 114 (39.86%) SQL
3 51 (17.83%) C++
4 47 (16.43%) C
5 45 (15.73%) C#
6 25 (8.74%) Perl
7 24 (8.39%) Bash Shell
8 14 (4.90%) PL/SQL
9 13 (4.55%) JavaScript
10 8 (2.80%) Shell Script
11 7 (2.45%) VB.NET
12 6 (2.10%) PL/1
12 6 (2.10%) COBOL
12 6 (2.10%) XPath
13 4 (1.40%) JCL
14 3 (1.05%) RPG
15 2 (0.70%) Ruby
15 2 (0.70%) Scala
16 1 (0.35%) RPG IV
16 1 (0.35%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 22 (7.69%) Degree
2 3 (1.05%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 3 (1.05%) ISEB
3 1 (0.35%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (9.44%) ISO 8583
2 25 (8.74%) ISO 9001
3 19 (6.64%) QA
4 4 (1.40%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (2.10%) RHEV
2 5 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.40%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (1.40%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.35%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (2.45%) Tivoli
2 2 (0.70%) Control-M
2 2 (0.70%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.35%) YUM
3 1 (0.35%) BladeLogic
3 1 (0.35%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 185 (64.69%) Oracle
2 113 (39.51%) IBM
3 99 (34.62%) TIBCO
4 60 (20.98%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.24%) webMethods
6 12 (4.20%) Red Hat
6 12 (4.20%) HP
7 10 (3.50%) Sybase
8 7 (2.45%) Pega
8 7 (2.45%) Informatica
8 7 (2.45%) Cisco
9 6 (2.10%) ATG
9 6 (2.10%) Blue Martini
9 6 (2.10%) Interwoven
9 6 (2.10%) JBoss
9 6 (2.10%) Elastic Path
10 5 (1.75%) F5
10 5 (1.75%) Sun
10 5 (1.75%) VMware
11 4 (1.40%) BMC
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