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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 782 781 623
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -158
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 115 100 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.094% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.49% 0.46% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 90 83 170
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%

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
23409 21548 24138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.78% 20.18% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 19056 18278 20635
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 20 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 17 September 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 -24 104 £60,000 +4.34% 17
London +14 78 £60,000 -7.69% 11
City of London +8 22 £62,500 -10.71% 6
East of England -2 21 £80,000 +102.53% 4
Hertfordshire +7 18 £78,750 - 3
Watford +2 14 - - 1
Scotland -6 4 - - 3
Greenford - 4 - -
Bedfordshire -8 3 £80,000 +102.53% 1
Edinburgh -8 3 - - 2
South East -24 3 £50,000 +23.45%
Bedford -7 2 £80,000 +88.23%
Cheshire - 2 £47,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £47,750 -
Surrey -6 1 £47,500 -36.66%
Luton - 1 £62,500 - 1
Burgess Hill - 1 £50,000 -
Horsham - 1 £60,000 -
Knutsford - 1 £50,500 -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

1 201 (68.84%) Java
2 187 (64.04%) Oracle
3 165 (56.51%) Finance
4 145 (49.66%) WebSphere
5 132 (45.21%) SQL
6 118 (40.41%) Banking
7 116 (39.73%) IBM
8 107 (36.64%) Middleware
9 96 (32.88%) DB2
10 94 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (31.85%) WebSphere Application Server
12 92 (31.51%) SQL Server
13 91 (31.16%) TIBCO
14 88 (30.14%) UNIX
15 83 (28.42%) Linux
16 82 (28.08%) XML
17 81 (27.74%) J2EE
18 78 (26.71%) Relational Database
19 77 (26.37%) JMS
20 76 (26.03%) JDBC
21 66 (22.60%) Retail
22 62 (21.23%) Software Engineering
23 60 (20.55%) Solaris
24 58 (19.86%) Microsoft
25 56 (19.18%) E-Commerce
26 55 (18.84%) Windows
27 51 (17.47%) HTTP
27 51 (17.47%) Investment Banking
28 49 (16.78%) Enterprise Software
29 48 (16.44%) WebLogic

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 145 (49.66%) WebSphere
2 93 (31.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 48 (16.44%) WebLogic
4 46 (15.75%) Tomcat
5 43 (14.73%) IBM HTTP Server
6 40 (13.70%) IIS
7 9 (3.08%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (2.40%) CICS
9 6 (2.05%) Oracle Service Bus
9 6 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 5 (1.71%) AquaLogic Service Bus
10 5 (1.71%) AquaLogic
11 4 (1.37%) PegaRULES
12 2 (0.68%) Apache
13 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
13 1 (0.34%) TIBCO EMS
13 1 (0.34%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 38 (13.01%) MS Office
2 2 (0.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (2.05%) Tridion
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (1.03%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.34%) Global One
3 1 (0.34%) Misys Midas
Communications & Networking
1 51 (17.47%) HTTP
2 47 (16.10%) FTP
3 12 (4.11%) Internet
4 10 (3.42%) TCP/IP
5 7 (2.40%) SSL
5 7 (2.40%) AMQP
6 6 (2.05%) Firewall
7 5 (1.71%) Network Security
7 5 (1.71%) Multicast
7 5 (1.71%) DNS
8 4 (1.37%) HTTPS
9 3 (1.03%) SAN
9 3 (1.03%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.68%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (0.34%) SSH
11 1 (0.34%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (32.88%) DB2
2 92 (31.51%) SQL Server
3 78 (26.71%) Relational Database
4 40 (13.70%) RDBMS
5 18 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
5 18 (6.16%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (5.82%) Oracle Database
7 11 (3.77%) MySQL
8 7 (2.40%) Hadoop
8 7 (2.40%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.40%) Big Data
9 6 (2.05%) Star Schema
10 4 (1.37%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.37%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.37%) NonStop SQL
10 4 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.03%) DbVisualizer
11 3 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
11 3 (1.03%) InterSystems Cache
12 2 (0.68%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 20 (6.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (5.82%) JUnit
3 13 (4.45%) Ant
4 8 (2.74%) Subversion
4 8 (2.74%) JIRA
5 7 (2.40%) Log4j
6 6 (2.05%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
6 6 (2.05%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.05%) Selenium
6 6 (2.05%) Talend Open Studio
6 6 (2.05%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.37%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
8 3 (1.03%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.03%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.68%) Visual Studio
9 2 (0.68%) Maven
9 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.34%) ClearCase
10 1 (0.34%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 165 (56.51%) Finance
2 118 (40.41%) Banking
3 66 (22.60%) Retail
4 51 (17.47%) Investment Banking
5 46 (15.75%) Telecoms
6 43 (14.73%) Manufacturing
7 15 (5.14%) Marketing
8 13 (4.45%) Advertising
9 8 (2.74%) Back Office
10 5 (1.71%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.03%) Front Office
12 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.34%) Legal
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) German Language
12 1 (0.34%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.34%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 127 (43.49%) Developer
2 67 (22.95%) Java Developer
3 60 (20.55%) Analyst
4 47 (16.10%) Support Analyst
5 42 (14.38%) Architect
6 41 (14.04%) Senior Developer
7 33 (11.30%) Operations Analyst
7 33 (11.30%) Operations Support Analyst
8 25 (8.56%) .NET Developer
9 22 (7.53%) C# Developer
9 22 (7.53%) Senior Java Developer
9 22 (7.53%) Senior Architect
10 21 (7.19%) Programmer
11 20 (6.85%) Java Programmer
12 15 (5.14%) Senior .NET Developer
13 14 (4.79%) Junior
14 13 (4.45%) Junior Analyst
14 13 (4.45%) Technical Specialist
14 13 (4.45%) Junior Support Analyst
15 11 (3.77%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (36.64%) Middleware
2 82 (28.08%) XML
3 81 (27.74%) J2EE
4 77 (26.37%) JMS
5 76 (26.03%) JDBC
6 47 (16.10%) .NET
7 34 (11.64%) HTML
8 31 (10.62%) .NET Framework
9 30 (10.27%) Java EE
10 29 (9.93%) WebSphere MQ
11 25 (8.56%) CSS
12 24 (8.22%) HTML5
12 24 (8.22%) CSS3
13 23 (7.88%) Spring
14 22 (7.53%) Web Services
14 22 (7.53%) WPF
15 18 (6.16%) WinForms
16 13 (4.45%) SOAP
17 12 (4.11%) XML Schema
17 12 (4.11%) WS-I
Miscellaneous
1 49 (16.78%) Enterprise Software
2 48 (16.44%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (9.59%) Open Source
4 26 (8.90%) PKI
5 21 (7.19%) SWIFT
6 15 (5.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 15 (5.14%) Mainframe
7 14 (4.79%) Derivative
8 9 (3.08%) Kindle
9 8 (2.74%) Fixed Income
10 7 (2.40%) Clustering
10 7 (2.40%) Management Information System
10 7 (2.40%) IBM Mainframe
10 7 (2.40%) Computer Science
11 6 (2.05%) Data Integration
11 6 (2.05%) Web 2.0
12 5 (1.71%) iPad
12 5 (1.71%) VSAM
13 4 (1.37%) Hedge funds
13 4 (1.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 88 (30.14%) UNIX
2 83 (28.42%) Linux
3 60 (20.55%) Solaris
4 55 (18.84%) Windows
5 39 (13.36%) AIX
6 13 (4.45%) HPUX
7 8 (2.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.05%) zOS
9 3 (1.03%) SUSE
10 2 (0.68%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (32.19%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (21.23%) Software Engineering
3 56 (19.18%) E-Commerce
4 44 (15.07%) Project Management
4 44 (15.07%) Risk Management
5 43 (14.73%) Waterfall
6 42 (14.38%) Technical Architecture
7 34 (11.64%) TDD
7 34 (11.64%) SOA
8 31 (10.62%) Problem Management
9 27 (9.25%) ERP
9 27 (9.25%) Mentoring
10 25 (8.56%) Scrum
11 22 (7.53%) ITIL
12 19 (6.51%) Service Delivery
12 19 (6.51%) Change Management
12 19 (6.51%) MVVM
13 18 (6.16%) Coaching
13 18 (6.16%) Data Modelling
13 18 (6.16%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 201 (68.84%) Java
2 132 (45.21%) SQL
3 45 (15.41%) C++
4 43 (14.73%) C
4 43 (14.73%) C#
5 38 (13.01%) Perl
6 36 (12.33%) Bash Shell
7 18 (6.16%) JavaScript
8 17 (5.82%) PL/SQL
9 8 (2.74%) Shell Script
10 7 (2.40%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.05%) JCL
11 6 (2.05%) PL/1
11 6 (2.05%) XPath
11 6 (2.05%) COBOL
12 2 (0.68%) RPG
12 2 (0.68%) Ruby
12 2 (0.68%) Clojure
13 1 (0.34%) RPG IV
13 1 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (9.59%) Degree
2 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
2 6 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.03%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (1.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (7.88%) ISO 9001
1 23 (7.88%) ISO 8583
2 19 (6.51%) QA
3 4 (1.37%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (1.37%) Active Directory
1 4 (1.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (1.03%) RHEV
3 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.68%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) KVM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (3.08%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.03%) Control-M
3 2 (0.68%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.34%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.34%) YUM
4 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 187 (64.04%) Oracle
2 116 (39.73%) IBM
3 91 (31.16%) TIBCO
4 58 (19.86%) Microsoft
5 15 (5.14%) webMethods
6 12 (4.11%) JBoss
6 12 (4.11%) Red Hat
7 11 (3.77%) HP
7 11 (3.77%) Sybase
8 8 (2.74%) Informatica
9 6 (2.05%) Interwoven
9 6 (2.05%) ATG
9 6 (2.05%) Blue Martini
9 6 (2.05%) Elastic Path
9 6 (2.05%) Talend
10 5 (1.71%) Pega
10 5 (1.71%) Sun
11 4 (1.37%) BMC
12 3 (1.03%) Cisco
13 2 (0.68%) CA
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City of London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
CLIENT SERVER
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £52,000 per annum Pension, 25 Days Holiday + more
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 70,000 with a bonus scheme up to 25%
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum + 15% bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + 5% bens
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Cognizant Technology Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Scotland
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago