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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 736 748 645
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -103
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 137 171 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.14% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.62% 0.68% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 112 133 199
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 £49,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £77,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +4.34%

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
22134 25123 22860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.95% 21.25% 20.91%
Number of salaries quoted 18429 21010 19399
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 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 29 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 29 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 +6 126 £52,500 -16.00% 12
London +61 74 £57,500 -8.00% 7
City of London +18 19 £62,500 - 5
West Midlands - 19 £52,500 - 2
Birmingham - 12 £52,500 - 1
Scotland +20 11 £50,000 -
Edinburgh +17 7 £52,500 -
Yorkshire -3 7 £34,000 -9.33%
Watford -9 7 £75,000 -
East of England -21 7 £75,000 +3.44% 1
Hertfordshire -35 7 £75,000 +3.44%
Pontefract -1 6 £34,000 -9.33%
Bristol -1 6 £61,250 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire -4 6 £34,000 -9.33%
South West -6 6 £61,250 -12.50% 1
Wakefield -10 6 £34,000 -9.33%
Warwickshire - 6 £35,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +8 5 - - 1
Tyne and Wear -1 5 - - 1
North East -1 5 - - 1
South East -2 5 £42,500 -34.61%
Glasgow +6 4 £43,000 -
Hampshire +4 4 £42,500 -34.61%
Farnborough -12 4 £42,500 -34.61%
North West +15 3 £40,000 -36.00%
Lancashire -12 3 £40,000 -
Lytham St Annes - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire +7 1 £67,500 -47.05%
South Yorkshire -12 1 £31,000 -17.33%
Barnsley - 1 £31,000 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 210 (80.46%) Java
2 134 (51.34%) SQL
2 134 (51.34%) Oracle
3 118 (45.21%) IBM
3 118 (45.21%) WebSphere
4 113 (43.30%) Finance
5 107 (41.00%) UNIX
6 97 (37.16%) JMS
7 95 (36.40%) DB2
8 93 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (35.25%) J2EE
10 83 (31.80%) Linux
11 82 (31.42%) XML
12 77 (29.50%) Middleware
13 74 (28.35%) Web Services
14 67 (25.67%) WebSphere Application Server
15 65 (24.90%) Banking
16 62 (23.75%) Spring
17 57 (21.84%) Software Engineering
18 56 (21.46%) WebSphere MQ
18 56 (21.46%) Degree
19 52 (19.92%) TIBCO
19 52 (19.92%) Solaris
20 49 (18.77%) JDBC
21 48 (18.39%) AIX
21 48 (18.39%) SOA
21 48 (18.39%) Mainframe
22 47 (18.01%) Perl
23 43 (16.48%) CICS
24 42 (16.09%) Retail

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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
1 118 (45.21%) WebSphere
2 67 (25.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 43 (16.48%) CICS
4 36 (13.79%) Tomcat
5 26 (9.96%) WebLogic
6 17 (6.51%) JBoss
7 15 (5.75%) IBM HTTP Server
8 14 (5.36%) IIS
8 14 (5.36%) Apache Spark
9 12 (4.60%) Documentum
9 12 (4.60%) FileNet
10 8 (3.07%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (2.68%) Apache
12 6 (2.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.77%) Liferay
13 2 (0.77%) Drupal
14 1 (0.38%) Oracle Application Server
14 1 (0.38%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 15 (5.75%) MS Office
2 5 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (4.21%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.53%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.15%) Summit
4 2 (0.77%) Magento
5 1 (0.38%) FLEXCUBE
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (11.11%) FTP
2 21 (8.05%) HTTP
2 21 (8.05%) AMQP
3 11 (4.21%) SSL
4 9 (3.45%) Internet
5 4 (1.53%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.15%) LDAP
7 2 (0.77%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.77%) Firewall
8 1 (0.38%) DSL
8 1 (0.38%) ATM
8 1 (0.38%) SNMP
8 1 (0.38%) SAN
8 1 (0.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (0.38%) Multicast
8 1 (0.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (36.40%) DB2
2 42 (16.09%) Relational Database
3 39 (14.94%) SQL Server
4 22 (8.43%) RDBMS
5 15 (5.75%) DbVisualizer
6 14 (5.36%) Big Data
6 14 (5.36%) Hadoop
7 9 (3.45%) Adabas
8 8 (3.07%) MySQL
9 7 (2.68%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.30%) InterSystems Cache
10 6 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (1.15%) NonStop SQL
12 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.77%) Oracle Exadata
12 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.77%) Easytrieve
12 2 (0.77%) IMS/DB
12 2 (0.77%) Data Mart
13 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 19 (7.28%) Subversion
2 15 (5.75%) QuickTest Pro
2 15 (5.75%) LoadRunner
3 13 (4.98%) Ant
4 11 (4.21%) Jenkins
5 10 (3.83%) JUnit
6 7 (2.68%) Maven
7 6 (2.30%) Visual Studio
8 5 (1.92%) JIRA
9 4 (1.53%) Eclipse
9 4 (1.53%) Log4j
10 2 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.77%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.77%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.77%) XPEDITER
11 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.38%) Hudson
General
1 113 (43.30%) Finance
2 65 (24.90%) Banking
3 42 (16.09%) Retail
4 16 (6.13%) Investment Banking
4 16 (6.13%) Marketing
5 14 (5.36%) Telecoms
6 13 (4.98%) Back Office
6 13 (4.98%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.15%) Front Office
9 2 (0.77%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.77%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 111 (42.53%) Developer
2 76 (29.12%) Java Developer
3 37 (14.18%) Architect
4 36 (13.79%) Analyst
5 31 (11.88%) Consultant
5 31 (11.88%) Technical Consultant
6 26 (9.96%) Senior Developer
7 24 (9.20%) Support Analyst
7 24 (9.20%) Solutions Architect
8 23 (8.81%) Senior Java Developer
9 18 (6.90%) .NET Developer
10 17 (6.51%) Applications Support
11 15 (5.75%) Tester
11 15 (5.75%) Applications Support Analyst
12 9 (3.45%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 8 (3.07%) Programmer
14 7 (2.68%) 3rd Line Support
14 7 (2.68%) Senior Solutions Architect
14 7 (2.68%) Operations Analyst
14 7 (2.68%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (37.16%) JMS
2 92 (35.25%) J2EE
3 82 (31.42%) XML
4 77 (29.50%) Middleware
5 74 (28.35%) Web Services
6 62 (23.75%) Spring
7 56 (21.46%) WebSphere MQ
8 49 (18.77%) JDBC
9 37 (14.18%) .NET
10 36 (13.79%) Java EE
11 29 (11.11%) .NET Framework
12 28 (10.73%) HTML
12 28 (10.73%) ISPF
13 21 (8.05%) XSLT
14 20 (7.66%) RESTful
15 19 (7.28%) XSD
16 18 (6.90%) REST
16 18 (6.90%) JSON
17 15 (5.75%) Flash
17 15 (5.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.39%) Mainframe
2 28 (10.73%) Enterprise Software
3 25 (9.58%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (9.20%) Computer Science
5 17 (6.51%) SWIFT
5 17 (6.51%) Management Information System
6 15 (5.75%) PKI
7 12 (4.60%) Derivative
8 10 (3.83%) Equities
9 7 (2.68%) Credit Risk
10 6 (2.30%) Hedge funds
10 6 (2.30%) N-Tier
10 6 (2.30%) Fixed Income
11 5 (1.92%) Online Banking
12 4 (1.53%) Web 2.0
13 3 (1.15%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 3 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
13 3 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.77%) Social Media
14 2 (0.77%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 107 (41.00%) UNIX
2 83 (31.80%) Linux
3 52 (19.92%) Solaris
4 48 (18.39%) AIX
5 31 (11.88%) Windows
6 28 (10.73%) MVS
7 9 (3.45%) zOS
8 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.53%) HPUX
9 1 (0.38%) SUSE
9 1 (0.38%) OS/390
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (35.63%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (21.84%) Software Engineering
3 48 (18.39%) SOA
4 39 (14.94%) SDLC
5 37 (14.18%) E-Commerce
6 35 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
7 34 (13.03%) Waterfall
8 28 (10.73%) Low Latency
9 27 (10.34%) Project Management
10 25 (9.58%) TDD
11 24 (9.20%) ETL
11 24 (9.20%) Automated Testing
12 21 (8.05%) Risk Management
13 20 (7.66%) Open Source
13 20 (7.66%) Change Management
14 17 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
14 17 (6.51%) Multithreading
14 17 (6.51%) Technical Architecture
15 15 (5.75%) Project Planning
15 15 (5.75%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 210 (80.46%) Java
2 134 (51.34%) SQL
3 47 (18.01%) Perl
4 39 (14.94%) JCL
5 31 (11.88%) C++
6 30 (11.49%) C#
7 29 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 25 (9.58%) C
9 22 (8.43%) COBOL
10 16 (6.13%) Bash Shell
11 14 (5.36%) PL/SQL
12 12 (4.60%) Shell Script
13 9 (3.45%) NATURAL
14 7 (2.68%) Clojure
14 7 (2.68%) Scala
15 6 (2.30%) T-SQL
15 6 (2.30%) VBScript
16 5 (1.92%) VB
17 4 (1.53%) XPath
18 3 (1.15%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 56 (21.46%) Degree
2 9 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 9 (3.45%) ISEB
3 6 (2.30%) Sun Certification
4 3 (1.15%) OCPJWCD
4 3 (1.15%) OCPJP
4 3 (1.15%) OCMJD
4 3 (1.15%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.60%) QA
2 8 (3.07%) ISO 8583
3 3 (1.15%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 2 (0.77%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
2 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 28 (10.73%) Tivoli
2 8 (3.07%) Control-M
3 4 (1.53%) Puppet
4 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.77%) Ansible
4 2 (0.77%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 134 (51.34%) Oracle
2 118 (45.21%) IBM
3 52 (19.92%) TIBCO
4 28 (10.73%) Microsoft
4 28 (10.73%) Business Objects
5 20 (7.66%) HP
6 18 (6.90%) Pega
7 14 (5.36%) Red Hat
8 13 (4.98%) Sybase
9 9 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
10 7 (2.68%) Terracotta
11 6 (2.30%) Sun
12 4 (1.53%) Interwoven
13 3 (1.15%) IONA
13 3 (1.15%) Misys
13 3 (1.15%) Wall Street Systems
13 3 (1.15%) Barracuda Networks
13 3 (1.15%) F5
14 2 (0.77%) hybris
14 2 (0.77%) Fiserv
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