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

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 826 877 780
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -97
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 50 108 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.056% 0.10% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 0.53% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 38 78 133
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £87,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.50% -6.36%

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
16316 20257 23209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.11% 18.88% 20.51%
Number of salaries quoted 13643 16975 19421
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the UK

MQSeries
Top 19 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 7 December 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 +42 46 £52,500 -4.54% 6
London +35 33 £52,500 -4.54% 3
Hertfordshire +15 6 - -
East of England -9 6 - -
Watford - 6 - -
City of London +26 5 £65,000 +20.93%
South East +69 4 £65,000 -21.21% 2
Berkshire +58 4 £65,000 -21.21% 2
Scotland +18 3 £55,000 +33.33% 1
Glasgow +15 3 £55,000 +33.33% 1
Reading - 3 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £42,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
Derby - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £40,000 -
Derbyshire - 1 - -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 89 (78.76%) SQL
2 61 (53.98%) Java
3 59 (52.21%) IBM
4 55 (48.67%) Middleware
5 54 (47.79%) WebSphere
6 52 (46.02%) Finance
7 49 (43.36%) Oracle
8 45 (39.82%) Web Services
9 44 (38.94%) Python
9 44 (38.94%) WebSphere MQ
10 43 (38.05%) Banking
11 40 (35.40%) Linux
11 40 (35.40%) Perl
12 38 (33.63%) Unix
12 38 (33.63%) Bash Shell
13 34 (30.09%) REST
13 34 (30.09%) SOAP
13 34 (30.09%) Back Office
13 34 (30.09%) Software Engineering
14 33 (29.20%) C#
15 32 (28.32%) SQL Server
16 31 (27.43%) JMS
17 29 (25.66%) Investment Banking
17 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (24.78%) Sybase
19 27 (23.89%) C++
20 26 (23.01%) XSLT
21 23 (20.35%) Shell Script
21 23 (20.35%) .NET
22 22 (19.47%) Control-M

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 54 (47.79%) WebSphere
2 16 (14.16%) Apache
2 16 (14.16%) Tomcat
3 13 (11.50%) WebLogic
4 9 (7.96%) SAS
5 8 (7.08%) CICS
5 8 (7.08%) IIS
5 8 (7.08%) JBoss
6 7 (6.19%) CMS
6 7 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 7 (6.19%) SharePoint
7 6 (5.31%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (5.31%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (2.65%) Tuxedo
8 3 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
9 2 (1.77%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.96%) MS Office
3 6 (5.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (12.39%) Markit EDM
2 7 (6.19%) Magento
2 7 (6.19%) Salerio
3 4 (3.54%) FLEXCUBE
3 4 (3.54%) Summit
3 4 (3.54%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.85%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (7.08%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (5.31%) SaaS
4 5 (4.42%) PaaS
5 2 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.73%) Internet
2 9 (7.96%) LDAP
3 8 (7.08%) TCP/IP
4 6 (5.31%) Intranet
4 6 (5.31%) SSL
5 5 (4.42%) Kerberos
5 5 (4.42%) SSH
6 1 (0.88%) AMQP
6 1 (0.88%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.88%) IMAP
6 1 (0.88%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (16.81%) MySQL
3 14 (12.39%) DB2
4 13 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (8.85%) Relational Database
7 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
8 7 (6.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (5.31%) Jackrabbit
9 6 (5.31%) MongoDB
9 6 (5.31%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (3.54%) Big Data
11 3 (2.65%) Apache Hive
11 3 (2.65%) Hadoop
11 3 (2.65%) HBase
11 3 (2.65%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.77%) Easytrieve
13 1 (0.88%) Adabas
13 1 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) Git (software)
1 10 (8.85%) Maven
2 9 (7.96%) JUnit
2 9 (7.96%) Mockito
3 7 (6.19%) Eclipse
3 7 (6.19%) JIRA
3 7 (6.19%) Subversion
4 6 (5.31%) Log4j
4 6 (5.31%) Talend Open Studio
5 5 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (4.42%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.77%) Gradle
6 2 (1.77%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.77%) Mocha
6 2 (1.77%) NUnit
6 2 (1.77%) TestNG
6 2 (1.77%) XPEDITER
7 1 (0.88%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 52 (46.02%) Finance
2 43 (38.05%) Banking
3 34 (30.09%) Back Office
4 29 (25.66%) Investment Banking
5 18 (15.93%) Front Office
6 9 (7.96%) Private Banking
7 4 (3.54%) Financial Institution
7 4 (3.54%) Games
8 3 (2.65%) Marketing
8 3 (2.65%) Retail
9 1 (0.88%) Advertising
9 1 (0.88%) Law
9 1 (0.88%) Online Betting
9 1 (0.88%) Prime Brokerage
Job Titles
1 49 (43.36%) Developer
2 26 (23.01%) Applications Support
3 17 (15.04%) Middleware Developer
3 17 (15.04%) WebSphere Developer
4 15 (13.27%) Java Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Analyst
5 14 (12.39%) SQL Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) SQL Support Analyst
6 13 (11.50%) Support Analyst
7 11 (9.73%) Consultant
7 11 (9.73%) Linux Support
8 9 (7.96%) Linux Consultant
8 9 (7.96%) Security Engineer
9 8 (7.08%) .NET Developer
9 8 (7.08%) SQL Developer
10 7 (6.19%) J2EE Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 7 (6.19%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (48.67%) Middleware
2 45 (39.82%) Web Services
3 44 (38.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 34 (30.09%) REST
4 34 (30.09%) SOAP
5 31 (27.43%) JMS
6 26 (23.01%) XSLT
7 23 (20.35%) .NET
8 18 (15.93%) IBM Integration Bus
9 16 (14.16%) ASP.NET
10 14 (12.39%) XML
11 13 (11.50%) HTML
11 13 (11.50%) Spring
12 11 (9.73%) ActiveMQ
12 11 (9.73%) CSS
13 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
14 9 (7.96%) ISPF
14 9 (7.96%) WCF
15 8 (7.08%) JSON
15 8 (7.08%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.62%) Mainframe
2 9 (7.96%) Fintech
3 7 (6.19%) Hedge funds
4 5 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) PKI
5 4 (3.54%) Equities
5 4 (3.54%) Fixed Income
5 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.54%) Online Games
5 4 (3.54%) Social Media
5 4 (3.54%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.77%) DataPower
7 2 (1.77%) IBM Mainframe
7 2 (1.77%) NHS
7 2 (1.77%) VSAM
8 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.88%) iPad
8 1 (0.88%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.40%) Linux
2 38 (33.63%) Unix
3 14 (12.39%) Windows
4 11 (9.73%) Windows Server
5 10 (8.85%) Solaris
5 10 (8.85%) zOS
6 9 (7.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (7.08%) CentOS
8 7 (6.19%) HPUX
9 3 (2.65%) AIX
10 2 (1.77%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (1.77%) OS/390
11 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (30.09%) Software Engineering
2 29 (25.66%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (19.47%) Microservices
4 19 (16.81%) SOA
5 17 (15.04%) Project Management
6 15 (13.27%) Mentoring
7 14 (12.39%) Asset Management
7 14 (12.39%) Fund Management
8 12 (10.62%) TDD
9 11 (9.73%) Portfolio Management
9 11 (9.73%) Wealth Management
10 10 (8.85%) E-Commerce
10 10 (8.85%) Investment Management
11 9 (7.96%) DevOps
11 9 (7.96%) ITIL
11 9 (7.96%) Project Planning
12 8 (7.08%) Open Source
12 8 (7.08%) SDLC
12 8 (7.08%) Security Management
12 8 (7.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 89 (78.76%) SQL
2 61 (53.98%) Java
3 44 (38.94%) Python
4 40 (35.40%) Perl
5 38 (33.63%) Bash Shell
6 33 (29.20%) C#
7 27 (23.89%) C++
8 23 (20.35%) Shell Script
9 16 (14.16%) JavaScript
10 12 (10.62%) JCL
11 11 (9.73%) REXX
11 11 (9.73%) T-SQL
12 10 (8.85%) PL/SQL
13 9 (7.96%) Assembly Language
13 9 (7.96%) C
13 9 (7.96%) CLIST
14 8 (7.08%) Tcl
15 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
16 3 (2.65%) COBOL
17 1 (0.88%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (6.19%) Degree
2 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.19%) QA
2 4 (3.54%) HL7
3 1 (0.88%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.96%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 9 (7.96%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (4.42%) RACF
3 1 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.88%) Snort
3 1 (0.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (19.47%) Control-M
2 7 (6.19%) Nagios
3 5 (4.42%) zSecure
4 4 (3.54%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 1 (0.88%) QRadar
5 1 (0.88%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 59 (52.21%) IBM
2 49 (43.36%) Oracle
3 28 (24.78%) Sybase
4 9 (7.96%) CA
5 7 (6.19%) ATG
5 7 (6.19%) Blue Martini
5 7 (6.19%) ServiceNow
6 6 (5.31%) Talend
7 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
7 5 (4.42%) VMware
8 4 (3.54%) Avaloq
8 4 (3.54%) Bloomberg
8 4 (3.54%) Charles River
8 4 (3.54%) Facebook
8 4 (3.54%) Fidessa
8 4 (3.54%) Murex
8 4 (3.54%) Red Hat
8 4 (3.54%) SunGard
8 4 (3.54%) Temenos
8 4 (3.54%) Wall Street Systems
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