The table below looks at the statistics for SonicMQ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SonicMQ over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress SonicMQ
Rank 879 886 845
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -41
Permanent jobs citing SonicMQ 8 8 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.007% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.018% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 25
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.51%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
39934 43508 43727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.31% 40.64% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34114 36133 38516
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

SonicMQ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SonicMQ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

SonicMQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SonicMQ
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SonicMQ within the UK.

SonicMQ Salary Trend in the UK

SonicMQ
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SonicMQ over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 within the UK.

SonicMQ Salary Histogram in the UK

SonicMQ
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SonicMQ within the UK over the 3 months to 2 March 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 +20 8 £35,000 -12.50%
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
North West - 3 £35,000 -
Manchester - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands -25 2 £35,000 -3.44%
Nottingham - 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
Leicester - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -

SonicMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SonicMQ 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 SonicMQ.

1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) J2EE
3 13 (72.22%) Windows
4 12 (66.67%) JBoss
4 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 11 (61.11%) Middleware
5 11 (61.11%) Oracle
5 11 (61.11%) Java
6 10 (55.56%) JMS
7 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
7 8 (44.44%) Spring
7 8 (44.44%) JSF
7 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
7 8 (44.44%) UNIX
7 8 (44.44%) XML
8 7 (38.89%) SOAP
8 7 (38.89%) Web Services
8 7 (38.89%) JUnit
8 7 (38.89%) Finance
8 7 (38.89%) Subversion
8 7 (38.89%) Redmine
9 6 (33.33%) SQL
10 5 (27.78%) HTML
10 5 (27.78%) JSP
10 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (27.78%) Struts
10 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
10 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
10 5 (27.78%) J2SE
10 5 (27.78%) Microsoft

SonicMQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing SonicMQ 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 SonicMQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (66.67%) JBoss
2 5 (27.78%) Tomcat
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (27.78%) WebSphere
3 3 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (11.11%) OpenEdge
5 1 (5.56%) Sonic ESB
5 1 (5.56%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (38.89%) JUnit
1 7 (38.89%) Subversion
1 7 (38.89%) Redmine
2 3 (16.67%) Jenkins
3 2 (11.11%) WebSpeed
General
1 7 (38.89%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Developer
2 10 (55.56%) Java Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Java Programmer
4 3 (16.67%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (88.89%) J2EE
2 11 (61.11%) Middleware
3 10 (55.56%) JMS
4 8 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 8 (44.44%) Spring
4 8 (44.44%) JSF
4 8 (44.44%) XML
5 7 (38.89%) SOAP
5 7 (38.89%) Web Services
6 5 (27.78%) J2SE
6 5 (27.78%) MyBatis
6 5 (27.78%) Struts
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
6 5 (27.78%) JSP
6 5 (27.78%) iBATIS
7 3 (16.67%) GWT
7 3 (16.67%) jQuery
7 3 (16.67%) Ajax
7 3 (16.67%) Java EE
7 3 (16.67%) OSGi
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile App
2 3 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (16.67%) Clustering
2 3 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) UNIX
3 5 (27.78%) Windows CE
4 1 (5.56%) AIX
4 1 (5.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (27.78%) Unit Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (16.67%) OO
4 3 (16.67%) RUP
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) Extreme Programming
4 3 (16.67%) Scalability Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Time Management
5 2 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
6 1 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) Java
2 8 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Oracle
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) HP