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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 828 884 856
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -28
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 62 79 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.40% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 51 48 98
Median salary £47,500 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £61,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +2.08%

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
16827 19748 22883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.90% 18.15% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14250 16476 18507
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 1 October 2016 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 15 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 October 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 +39 58 £47,500 -24.00% 5
London +60 48 £45,000 -28.00% 3
South East +62 4 £55,000 +4.76%
City of London +36 4 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Berkshire +34 4 £55,000 +4.76%
East of England +19 4 - -
Hertfordshire +14 4 - -
Watford +2 4 - -
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 1
Reading - 2 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 - - 1
Glasgow +16 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Scotland +15 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Maidenhead - 1 - -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 84 (68.29%) SQL
2 67 (54.47%) Middleware
3 66 (53.66%) Java
4 64 (52.03%) IBM
5 59 (47.97%) WebSphere
6 55 (44.72%) Finance
6 55 (44.72%) Oracle
7 44 (35.77%) Unix
8 39 (31.71%) Banking
9 38 (30.89%) Back Office
9 38 (30.89%) Perl
10 37 (30.08%) JMS
11 35 (28.46%) Web Services
11 35 (28.46%) WebSphere MQ
12 34 (27.64%) Python
13 33 (26.83%) Linux
14 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
14 32 (26.02%) Bash Shell
15 31 (25.20%) Sybase
16 27 (21.95%) SOAP
17 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
17 26 (21.14%) REST
18 25 (20.33%) C#
18 25 (20.33%) DB2
19 24 (19.51%) Asset Management
19 24 (19.51%) Software Engineering
20 23 (18.70%) Investment Banking
20 23 (18.70%) Control-M
20 23 (18.70%) C++
21 22 (17.89%) Shell Script

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 59 (47.97%) WebSphere
2 21 (17.07%) WebLogic
3 17 (13.82%) Tomcat
4 14 (11.38%) Apache
5 13 (10.57%) CICS
5 13 (10.57%) JBoss
6 10 (8.13%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (6.50%) SAS
8 6 (4.88%) IIS
9 5 (4.07%) Tuxedo
10 3 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (2.44%) CMS
11 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.81%) GemFire
12 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.32%) MS Office
3 6 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (17.07%) Markit EDM
2 4 (3.25%) FLEXCUBE
2 4 (3.25%) Salerio
2 4 (3.25%) Summit
2 4 (3.25%) Temenos T24
3 3 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) SaaS
2 6 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.88%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (4.88%) PaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) SSL
2 9 (7.32%) Kerberos
2 9 (7.32%) SSH
3 8 (6.50%) LDAP
4 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
5 4 (3.25%) Internet
6 2 (1.63%) FTP
6 2 (1.63%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.63%) Network Security
7 1 (0.81%) AMQP
7 1 (0.81%) Firewall
7 1 (0.81%) HTTP
7 1 (0.81%) IMAP
7 1 (0.81%) IPsec
7 1 (0.81%) NAS
7 1 (0.81%) SAN
7 1 (0.81%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (21.14%) SQL Server
2 25 (20.33%) DB2
3 14 (11.38%) Relational Database
4 13 (10.57%) MySQL
5 8 (6.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.88%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.07%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
8 4 (3.25%) RDBMS
8 4 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (2.44%) DbVisualizer
9 3 (2.44%) Jackrabbit
9 3 (2.44%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
10 2 (1.63%) Big Data
10 2 (1.63%) Easytrieve
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (9.76%) Maven
2 11 (8.94%) JUnit
3 9 (7.32%) JIRA
4 8 (6.50%) Git (software)
4 8 (6.50%) Subversion
5 7 (5.69%) Eclipse
6 6 (4.88%) Gradle
6 6 (4.88%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.07%) Ant
7 5 (4.07%) Mockito
8 4 (3.25%) EasyMock
8 4 (3.25%) FitNesse
8 4 (3.25%) HP UFT
8 4 (3.25%) IntelliJ
8 4 (3.25%) Liquibase
8 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.25%) Visual Studio
9 3 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 3 (2.44%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 55 (44.72%) Finance
2 39 (31.71%) Banking
3 38 (30.89%) Back Office
4 23 (18.70%) Investment Banking
5 14 (11.38%) Front Office
6 10 (8.13%) Private Banking
7 9 (7.32%) Retail
8 6 (4.88%) Financial Institution
9 3 (2.44%) Games
10 2 (1.63%) Law
10 2 (1.63%) Marketing
11 1 (0.81%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 39 (31.71%) Developer
2 31 (25.20%) Applications Support
3 25 (20.33%) Analyst
4 23 (18.70%) SQL Analyst
5 20 (16.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 20 (16.26%) SQL Support Analyst
5 20 (16.26%) Support Analyst
6 17 (13.82%) Java Developer
7 13 (10.57%) Consultant
7 13 (10.57%) Middleware Developer
7 13 (10.57%) WebSphere Developer
8 10 (8.13%) Security Engineer
9 9 (7.32%) Linux Consultant
9 9 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
10 8 (6.50%) Architect
10 8 (6.50%) Linux Support
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Developer
11 7 (5.69%) Senior Java Developer
12 6 (4.88%) Oracle Consultant
12 6 (4.88%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (54.47%) Middleware
2 37 (30.08%) JMS
3 35 (28.46%) Web Services
3 35 (28.46%) WebSphere MQ
4 27 (21.95%) SOAP
5 26 (21.14%) REST
6 20 (16.26%) XML
7 18 (14.63%) IBM Integration Bus
7 18 (14.63%) XSLT
8 14 (11.38%) .NET
9 13 (10.57%) HTML
9 13 (10.57%) Spring
10 10 (8.13%) J2EE
11 9 (7.32%) JSON
12 8 (6.50%) ASP.NET
12 8 (6.50%) EJB
12 8 (6.50%) ISPF
12 8 (6.50%) JDBC
12 8 (6.50%) JSP
13 7 (5.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (14.63%) Mainframe
2 11 (8.94%) Fintech
3 10 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (7.32%) PKI
5 8 (6.50%) Equities
6 7 (5.69%) DataPower
6 7 (5.69%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
7 5 (4.07%) SWIFT
8 4 (3.25%) Credit Derivative
8 4 (3.25%) Derivative
8 4 (3.25%) Fixed Income
8 4 (3.25%) Hedge funds
9 3 (2.44%) Online Games
9 3 (2.44%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.63%) Replication
10 2 (1.63%) Social Media
10 2 (1.63%) VSAM
11 1 (0.81%) iPad
11 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 44 (35.77%) Unix
2 33 (26.83%) Linux
3 15 (12.20%) Windows
4 10 (8.13%) AIX
4 10 (8.13%) zOS
5 8 (6.50%) Solaris
5 8 (6.50%) Windows Server
6 7 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (4.88%) CentOS
8 3 (2.44%) HPUX
9 2 (1.63%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (1.63%) OS/390
10 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (19.51%) Asset Management
2 24 (19.51%) Software Engineering
3 21 (17.07%) Fund Management
4 20 (16.26%) Mentoring
4 20 (16.26%) SOA
5 19 (15.45%) Project Management
6 18 (14.63%) Microservices
7 13 (10.57%) SDLC
8 12 (9.76%) Wealth Management
9 10 (8.13%) Investment Management
9 10 (8.13%) Security Management
10 9 (7.32%) DevOps
10 9 (7.32%) ITIL
10 9 (7.32%) People Management
10 9 (7.32%) Project Planning
10 9 (7.32%) Scrum
11 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (6.50%) ETL
11 8 (6.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 84 (68.29%) SQL
2 66 (53.66%) Java
3 38 (30.89%) Perl
4 34 (27.64%) Python
5 32 (26.02%) Bash Shell
6 25 (20.33%) C#
7 23 (18.70%) C++
8 22 (17.89%) Shell Script
9 15 (12.20%) JavaScript
10 12 (9.76%) PL/SQL
11 10 (8.13%) C
11 10 (8.13%) JCL
11 10 (8.13%) REXX
11 10 (8.13%) T-SQL
12 8 (6.50%) Assembly Language
12 8 (6.50%) CLIST
13 6 (4.88%) Tcl
14 2 (1.63%) COBOL
14 2 (1.63%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (13.01%) Degree
2 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.81%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SEPA
System Software
1 9 (7.32%) RACF
2 8 (6.50%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 8 (6.50%) Time Sharing Option
3 3 (2.44%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.63%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.81%) Samba
5 1 (0.81%) Snort
5 1 (0.81%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (18.70%) Control-M
2 7 (5.69%) zSecure
3 5 (4.07%) Nagios
4 1 (0.81%) Puppet
4 1 (0.81%) QRadar
4 1 (0.81%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 64 (52.03%) IBM
2 55 (44.72%) Oracle
3 31 (25.20%) Sybase
4 10 (8.13%) CA
5 7 (5.69%) TIBCO
6 5 (4.07%) Microsoft
7 4 (3.25%) Avaloq
7 4 (3.25%) Bloomberg
7 4 (3.25%) Calypso
7 4 (3.25%) Charles River
7 4 (3.25%) Fidessa
7 4 (3.25%) Murex
7 4 (3.25%) ServiceNow
7 4 (3.25%) SunGard
7 4 (3.25%) Temenos
7 4 (3.25%) Tradeweb
7 4 (3.25%) Wall Street Systems
8 3 (2.44%) ATG
8 3 (2.44%) Blue Martini
8 3 (2.44%) HP
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