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

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 870 823 810
Rank change year-on-year
-47 -13
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 53 138 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.054% 0.13% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.61% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 112 130
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £70,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -18.09%

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
20276 22609 25088
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.63% 21.11% 21.32%
Number of salaries quoted 17362 18788 20957
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median 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 £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 26 May 2016 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 23 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 26 May 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 -57 44 £50,000 -4.76% 7
London -14 35 £57,500 - 4
Scotland +1 9 - -
City of London +58 8 £45,000 -23.40% 4
Glasgow -7 7 - -
West Midlands -26 4 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England +23 3 £47,500 -40.62% 1
South West +1 3 £50,000 -16.66%
Bournemouth - 3 £50,000 -
Croydon - 3 £50,000 -
Dorset - 3 £50,000 -
South East +21 2 - -
Hertfordshire +17 2 - - 1
Watford +2 2 - - 1
Warwickshire -9 2 £52,500 +50.00%
Birmingham -20 2 £52,500 -
Leamington Spa - 2 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
West Bromwich - 1 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Luton - 1 £47,500 -
Coventry - 1 £50,000 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 83 (53.21%) Java
2 80 (51.28%) SQL
3 76 (48.72%) IBM
4 64 (41.03%) WebSphere
5 61 (39.10%) Middleware
6 59 (37.82%) XML
7 58 (37.18%) Finance
8 52 (33.33%) Banking
9 49 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (28.85%) Relational Database
11 41 (26.28%) Degree
11 41 (26.28%) JMS
12 39 (25.00%) Unix
13 37 (23.72%) Linux
14 36 (23.08%) SOA
15 35 (22.44%) TDD
15 35 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
16 34 (21.79%) Oracle
17 31 (19.87%) DB2
18 30 (19.23%) J2EE
18 30 (19.23%) SDLC
19 29 (18.59%) Mainframe
20 26 (16.67%) C#
20 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
20 26 (16.67%) WebLogic
20 26 (16.67%) System Testing
21 25 (16.03%) Spring
22 24 (15.38%) Asset Management
22 24 (15.38%) BDD
22 24 (15.38%) REST

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 64 (41.03%) WebSphere
2 26 (16.67%) WebLogic
3 22 (14.10%) Tomcat
4 18 (11.54%) CICS
4 18 (11.54%) WebSphere Application Server
5 12 (7.69%) Apache
6 11 (7.05%) JBoss
7 6 (3.85%) FileNet
7 6 (3.85%) GemFire
8 5 (3.21%) SAS
9 4 (2.56%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 4 (2.56%) CMS
10 3 (1.92%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
11 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.64%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.64%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.64%) MQSI
11 1 (0.64%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.85%) MS Office
3 5 (3.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (6.41%) Temenos T24
2 7 (4.49%) Markit EDM
3 3 (1.92%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.28%) Salerio
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.33%) TCP/IP
2 12 (7.69%) AMQP
3 9 (5.77%) Internet
4 7 (4.49%) Kerberos
4 7 (4.49%) SSH
4 7 (4.49%) SSL
5 5 (3.21%) FTP
6 4 (2.56%) Firewall
6 4 (2.56%) HTTP
6 4 (2.56%) HTTPS
6 4 (2.56%) IPsec
6 4 (2.56%) LDAP
6 4 (2.56%) NAS
6 4 (2.56%) Network Security
6 4 (2.56%) VPN
7 3 (1.92%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (1.92%) SAN
8 2 (1.28%) PuTTY
9 1 (0.64%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.85%) Relational Database
2 31 (19.87%) DB2
3 26 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 16 (10.26%) NoSQL
5 14 (8.97%) Apache Cassandra
5 14 (8.97%) RDBMS
6 12 (7.69%) BigTable
6 12 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (5.77%) Oracle Database
8 7 (4.49%) Big Data
9 6 (3.85%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.56%) DbVisualizer
10 4 (2.56%) Jackrabbit
10 4 (2.56%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.92%) MySQL
11 3 (1.92%) Oracle Database 12c
11 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
12 2 (1.28%) Oracle BI Publisher
12 2 (1.28%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (9.62%) JUnit
1 15 (9.62%) Subversion
2 14 (8.97%) Ant
3 12 (7.69%) Maven
4 11 (7.05%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.05%) Jenkins
4 11 (7.05%) JIRA
5 9 (5.77%) HP UFT
6 8 (5.13%) Eclipse
7 6 (3.85%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.85%) Selenium
7 6 (3.85%) TeamCity
8 4 (2.56%) EasyMock
8 4 (2.56%) FitNesse
8 4 (2.56%) Gradle
8 4 (2.56%) IntelliJ
8 4 (2.56%) Liquibase
8 4 (2.56%) LoadRunner
8 4 (2.56%) Log4j
8 4 (2.56%) Mockito
General
1 58 (37.18%) Finance
2 52 (33.33%) Banking
3 23 (14.74%) Retail
4 21 (13.46%) Back Office
5 14 (8.97%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.49%) Financial Institution
7 5 (3.21%) Private Banking
8 3 (1.92%) Marketing
9 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (30.77%) Developer
2 26 (16.67%) Analyst
2 26 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 15 (9.62%) Consultant
4 13 (8.33%) Architect
5 12 (7.69%) Applications Support
6 11 (7.05%) SQL Analyst
7 10 (6.41%) .NET Developer
7 10 (6.41%) Solutions Architect
7 10 (6.41%) Technical Specialist
7 10 (6.41%) Test Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Middleware Engineer
8 9 (5.77%) Support Analyst
8 9 (5.77%) Technical Leader
8 9 (5.77%) Test Leader
9 8 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 8 (5.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
9 8 (5.13%) 3rd Line Support Technician
9 8 (5.13%) Unix Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (39.10%) Middleware
2 59 (37.82%) XML
3 41 (26.28%) JMS
4 30 (19.23%) J2EE
5 25 (16.03%) Spring
6 24 (15.38%) REST
7 22 (14.10%) JDBC
8 21 (13.46%) HTML
9 20 (12.82%) .NET
9 20 (12.82%) SOAP
10 18 (11.54%) Web Services
11 17 (10.90%) JSON
12 15 (9.62%) .NET Framework
13 14 (8.97%) FIX Protocol
14 12 (7.69%) Struts
14 12 (7.69%) XML Schema
15 11 (7.05%) Java EE
15 11 (7.05%) JMX
16 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET
16 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 35 (22.44%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (18.59%) Mainframe
3 21 (13.46%) iSeries
4 20 (12.82%) AS400
5 19 (12.18%) Derivative
6 14 (8.97%) Fixed Income
7 12 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 12 (7.69%) Market Risk
8 9 (5.77%) DataPower
8 9 (5.77%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (5.13%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 8 (5.13%) Management Information System
9 8 (5.13%) PKI
10 6 (3.85%) Equities
11 5 (3.21%) Computer Science
12 4 (2.56%) Credit Derivative
12 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (1.28%) Fintech
13 2 (1.28%) Replication
13 2 (1.28%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 39 (25.00%) Unix
2 37 (23.72%) Linux
3 21 (13.46%) OS/400
4 19 (12.18%) Windows
5 15 (9.62%) AIX
6 9 (5.77%) Solaris
6 9 (5.77%) zOS
7 4 (2.56%) HPUX
7 4 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.08%) SOA
3 35 (22.44%) TDD
4 30 (19.23%) SDLC
5 26 (16.67%) System Testing
6 24 (15.38%) Asset Management
6 24 (15.38%) BDD
7 21 (13.46%) Performance Analysis
8 20 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
9 19 (12.18%) Analytics
10 16 (10.26%) Configuration Management
10 16 (10.26%) Mentoring
11 15 (9.62%) Pair Programming
11 15 (9.62%) Software Testing
11 15 (9.62%) Test Management
12 14 (8.97%) Data Modelling
12 14 (8.97%) Electronic Trading
12 14 (8.97%) ITIL
12 14 (8.97%) Regression Testing
12 14 (8.97%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 83 (53.21%) Java
2 80 (51.28%) SQL
3 26 (16.67%) C#
4 23 (14.74%) Perl
4 23 (14.74%) RPG
5 22 (14.10%) Python
6 18 (11.54%) JavaScript
7 14 (8.97%) C++
8 13 (8.33%) XPath
9 12 (7.69%) Clojure
9 12 (7.69%) Ruby
10 8 (5.13%) JCL
11 7 (4.49%) PowerShell
11 7 (4.49%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.85%) Jython
12 6 (3.85%) Scala
13 5 (3.21%) Assembly Language
13 5 (3.21%) CLIST
13 5 (3.21%) REXX
14 4 (2.56%) Smalltalk
Qualifications
1 41 (26.28%) Degree
2 16 (10.26%) ISEB
3 10 (6.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (3.85%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.56%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.92%) HND
7 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.64%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (10.90%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) SLA
3 3 (1.92%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.64%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) RACF
1 7 (4.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (3.21%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 4 (2.56%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.56%) Samba
5 3 (1.92%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.92%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (5.77%) Control-M
2 6 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (3.21%) zSecure
4 3 (1.92%) Nagios
5 2 (1.28%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 76 (48.72%) IBM
2 34 (21.79%) Oracle
3 20 (12.82%) Sybase
4 19 (12.18%) HP
5 17 (10.90%) Red Hat
6 15 (9.62%) Green Hat
7 13 (8.33%) webMethods
8 10 (6.41%) TIBCO
9 7 (4.49%) CA
9 7 (4.49%) VMware
10 6 (3.85%) Pega
10 6 (3.85%) Terracotta
11 4 (2.56%) ATG
11 4 (2.56%) Blue Martini
11 4 (2.56%) Calypso
11 4 (2.56%) Elastic Path
11 4 (2.56%) Interwoven
11 4 (2.56%) Microsoft
11 4 (2.56%) Sun
12 3 (1.92%) Dell
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