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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 783 771 624
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -147
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 113 169 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 0.68% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89 140 210
Average salary £52,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £37,500 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-11.01% +2.60%

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
22892 25019 23094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.74% 20.94% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18961 20682 19475
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 May 2015 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 4 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -34 102 £52,500 -16.00% 10
London +13 57 £57,500 -8.00% 6
West Midlands +7 15 £52,500 - 1
Birmingham - 12 £52,500 -
Scotland +25 11 £50,000 +2.04% 2
Edinburgh +25 7 £52,500 +7.14%
East of England -4 7 £85,000 +17.24% 1
Yorkshire -5 7 £34,000 -9.33%
City of London -8 7 £70,000 +7.69% 3
Hertfordshire -34 7 £85,000 +17.24%
Pontefract -1 6 £34,000 -9.33%
Wakefield -9 6 £34,000 -9.33%
West Yorkshire -13 6 £34,000 -9.33%
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 5 - - 1
Watford -3 5 - -
North East -4 5 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -4 5 - - 1
South West - 5 £60,000 -
Glasgow +14 4 £43,000 - 2
South East -2 4 £67,500 +3.84% 1
Bristol - 4 £60,000 -
North West +8 2 £40,000 -36.00%
Lancashire +1 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire -3 2 £67,500 -47.05%
East Sussex - 2 - -
Brighton - 2 - -
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -18 1 £31,000 -17.33%
Barnsley - 1 £31,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £62,500 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 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.

1 217 (84.77%) Java
2 144 (56.25%) Oracle
3 129 (50.39%) WebSphere
4 127 (49.61%) SQL
5 120 (46.88%) IBM
6 113 (44.14%) Finance
7 109 (42.58%) UNIX
8 104 (40.63%) DB2
9 103 (40.23%) JMS
10 99 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
11 96 (37.50%) J2EE
11 96 (37.50%) XML
12 81 (31.64%) Linux
13 78 (30.47%) Middleware
14 76 (29.69%) Web Services
15 75 (29.30%) WebSphere Application Server
16 69 (26.95%) Spring
17 58 (22.66%) Software Engineering
17 58 (22.66%) Solaris
17 58 (22.66%) Degree
18 57 (22.27%) JDBC
19 56 (21.88%) TIBCO
19 56 (21.88%) Banking
20 51 (19.92%) Perl
20 51 (19.92%) Relational Database
21 49 (19.14%) Retail
22 47 (18.36%) AIX
22 47 (18.36%) E-Commerce
22 47 (18.36%) SOA
23 46 (17.97%) Tomcat

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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
1 129 (50.39%) WebSphere
2 75 (29.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 46 (17.97%) Tomcat
4 41 (16.02%) WebLogic
5 37 (14.45%) CICS
6 24 (9.38%) IBM HTTP Server
6 24 (9.38%) IIS
7 22 (8.59%) JBoss
8 12 (4.69%) FileNet
8 12 (4.69%) Documentum
9 11 (4.30%) Apache Spark
10 8 (3.13%) Apache
10 8 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 8 (3.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 2 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.78%) GemFire
11 2 (0.78%) Mule
11 2 (0.78%) Liferay
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Coherence
12 1 (0.39%) Drupal
Applications
1 24 (9.38%) MS Office
2 3 (1.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.30%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.56%) Summit
3 1 (0.39%) Magento
3 1 (0.39%) FLEXCUBE
Communications & Networking
1 39 (15.23%) FTP
2 32 (12.50%) HTTP
3 18 (7.03%) AMQP
4 17 (6.64%) SSL
5 10 (3.91%) Internet
6 6 (2.34%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.17%) Network Security
7 3 (1.17%) LDAP
8 2 (0.78%) BIG-IP
8 2 (0.78%) Multicast
9 1 (0.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 1 (0.39%) ATM
9 1 (0.39%) SNMP
9 1 (0.39%) SAN
9 1 (0.39%) DSL
9 1 (0.39%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (40.63%) DB2
2 51 (19.92%) Relational Database
3 34 (13.28%) SQL Server
4 24 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.86%) DbVisualizer
6 11 (4.30%) Big Data
6 11 (4.30%) Hadoop
6 11 (4.30%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.52%) Adabas
7 9 (3.52%) MySQL
8 6 (2.34%) InterSystems Cache
9 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (1.17%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.78%) IMS/DB
11 2 (0.78%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.78%) Easytrieve
11 2 (0.78%) Oracle Exadata
12 1 (0.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (8.59%) Ant
2 20 (7.81%) JUnit
3 15 (5.86%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (5.86%) LoadRunner
3 15 (5.86%) Subversion
4 13 (5.08%) JIRA
5 10 (3.91%) Jenkins
6 9 (3.52%) Maven
7 8 (3.13%) Git (software)
7 8 (3.13%) Selenium
7 8 (3.13%) Talend Open Studio
8 6 (2.34%) Log4j
8 6 (2.34%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.78%) XPEDITER
9 2 (0.78%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.78%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.39%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.39%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.39%) Hudson
General
1 113 (44.14%) Finance
2 56 (21.88%) Banking
3 49 (19.14%) Retail
4 19 (7.42%) Investment Banking
5 16 (6.25%) Marketing
6 12 (4.69%) Financial Institution
7 10 (3.91%) Telecoms
8 7 (2.73%) Back Office
9 6 (2.34%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.78%) Games
10 2 (0.78%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 100 (39.06%) Developer
2 71 (27.73%) Java Developer
3 42 (16.41%) Architect
4 35 (13.67%) Analyst
5 27 (10.55%) Support Analyst
6 25 (9.77%) Technical Consultant
6 25 (9.77%) Consultant
7 24 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (8.59%) Senior Developer
9 20 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
10 17 (6.64%) Applications Support
11 15 (5.86%) Tester
11 15 (5.86%) Applications Support Analyst
12 12 (4.69%) Software Engineer
13 11 (4.30%) Operations Support Analyst
13 11 (4.30%) Enterprise Architect
13 11 (4.30%) Operations Analyst
13 11 (4.30%) 3rd Line Support
14 9 (3.52%) Senior Architect
14 9 (3.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (40.23%) JMS
2 96 (37.50%) J2EE
2 96 (37.50%) XML
3 78 (30.47%) Middleware
4 76 (29.69%) Web Services
5 69 (26.95%) Spring
6 57 (22.27%) JDBC
7 44 (17.19%) WebSphere MQ
8 36 (14.06%) HTML
9 31 (12.11%) .NET
9 31 (12.11%) Java EE
10 27 (10.55%) RESTful
11 25 (9.77%) JSON
12 22 (8.59%) XSLT
12 22 (8.59%) ISPF
13 21 (8.20%) Application Packaging
13 21 (8.20%) .NET Framework
14 20 (7.81%) jQuery
15 19 (7.42%) XSD
16 18 (7.03%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 42 (16.41%) Mainframe
2 26 (10.16%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (10.16%) Open Source
3 25 (9.77%) Management Information System
4 24 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (8.59%) Computer Science
5 22 (8.59%) SWIFT
6 21 (8.20%) PKI
7 12 (4.69%) Derivative
8 8 (3.13%) Equities
9 6 (2.34%) Web 2.0
9 6 (2.34%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.95%) Fixed Income
11 4 (1.56%) Credit Risk
12 3 (1.17%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 3 (1.17%) Credit Derivative
12 3 (1.17%) Clustering
13 2 (0.78%) Replication
13 2 (0.78%) AS400
13 2 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 109 (42.58%) UNIX
2 81 (31.64%) Linux
3 58 (22.66%) Solaris
4 47 (18.36%) AIX
5 35 (13.67%) Windows
6 22 (8.59%) MVS
7 8 (3.13%) zOS
8 6 (2.34%) HPUX
9 1 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.39%) OS/390
9 1 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (38.67%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (22.66%) Software Engineering
3 47 (18.36%) E-Commerce
3 47 (18.36%) SOA
4 36 (14.06%) Waterfall
5 34 (13.28%) Performance Tuning
6 27 (10.55%) Low Latency
7 24 (9.38%) Project Management
7 24 (9.38%) Automated Testing
7 24 (9.38%) UML
8 23 (8.98%) Mentoring
8 23 (8.98%) Problem Management
8 23 (8.98%) ITIL
8 23 (8.98%) TDD
9 19 (7.42%) Change Management
10 18 (7.03%) Risk Management
10 18 (7.03%) ETL
11 17 (6.64%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (6.25%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 217 (84.77%) Java
2 127 (49.61%) SQL
3 51 (19.92%) Perl
4 36 (14.06%) JavaScript
5 33 (12.89%) JCL
6 30 (11.72%) C++
7 25 (9.77%) Bash Shell
8 24 (9.38%) C
8 24 (9.38%) C#
9 16 (6.25%) COBOL
10 14 (5.47%) PL/SQL
11 9 (3.52%) NATURAL
12 6 (2.34%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.34%) Scala
12 6 (2.34%) Clojure
12 6 (2.34%) XPath
13 5 (1.95%) VB
14 3 (1.17%) Assembly Language
15 2 (0.78%) REXX
15 2 (0.78%) RPG
Qualifications
1 58 (22.66%) Degree
2 12 (4.69%) ISEB
2 12 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (3.91%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.13%) SC Cleared
5 7 (2.73%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.78%) OCPJWCD
6 2 (0.78%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.78%) OCMJD
6 2 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.08%) ISO 8583
2 10 (3.91%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.78%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.39%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (8.59%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.78%) CA Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.78%) MOM
3 2 (0.78%) Control-M
4 1 (0.39%) Ansible
4 1 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.39%) OpenView
4 1 (0.39%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 144 (56.25%) Oracle
2 120 (46.88%) IBM
3 56 (21.88%) TIBCO
4 33 (12.89%) Microsoft
5 22 (8.59%) Business Objects
6 19 (7.42%) HP
7 18 (7.03%) Pega
8 12 (4.69%) Sybase
9 9 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (3.52%) Red Hat
10 8 (3.13%) Talend
11 7 (2.73%) Terracotta
11 7 (2.73%) Sun
12 6 (2.34%) Interwoven
13 4 (1.56%) Misys
14 3 (1.17%) F5
14 3 (1.17%) IONA
15 2 (0.78%) Adobe
15 2 (0.78%) Wall Street Systems
15 2 (0.78%) Syncsort
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