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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress SonicMQ
Rank 878 869 852
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -17
Permanent jobs citing SonicMQ 8 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.003% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.020% 0.007% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 20
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -25.00%

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
39174 42648 45879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 33811 35710 40844
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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
Top 10 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 23 January 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 +16 8 £35,000 -6.66%
Manchester - 4 £35,000 -
North West - 4 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Leicester - 1 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 1 £40,000 -
Sale - 1 £32,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £40,000 -

SonicMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) J2EE
3 16 (69.57%) Oracle
3 16 (69.57%) Java
4 15 (65.22%) Middleware
5 14 (60.87%) Hibernate
5 14 (60.87%) Spring
6 13 (56.52%) JSF
6 13 (56.52%) Finance
6 13 (56.52%) JMS
6 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
7 12 (52.17%) Windows
8 11 (47.83%) JBoss
8 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
9 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (34.78%) GWT
10 8 (34.78%) jQuery
10 8 (34.78%) Scalability Testing
10 8 (34.78%) Open Source
10 8 (34.78%) OSGi
10 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
10 8 (34.78%) Ajax
10 8 (34.78%) Scrum
10 8 (34.78%) Extreme Programming
10 8 (34.78%) Clustering
10 8 (34.78%) Apache
10 8 (34.78%) RUP
10 8 (34.78%) OO
10 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (34.78%) Apache Camel

SonicMQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (47.83%) JBoss
2 8 (34.78%) Apache
3 5 (21.74%) Tomcat
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere
3 5 (21.74%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (8.70%) MQSeries
4 2 (8.70%) OpenEdge
5 1 (4.35%) Sonic ESB
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Jenkins
2 6 (26.09%) JUnit
2 6 (26.09%) Subversion
2 6 (26.09%) Redmine
3 2 (8.70%) WebSpeed
General
1 13 (56.52%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Billing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Developer
2 15 (65.22%) Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Java Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Senior Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Programmer
5 4 (17.39%) Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (86.96%) J2EE
2 15 (65.22%) Middleware
3 14 (60.87%) Hibernate
3 14 (60.87%) Spring
4 13 (56.52%) JSF
4 13 (56.52%) JMS
5 8 (34.78%) GWT
5 8 (34.78%) jQuery
5 8 (34.78%) Ajax
5 8 (34.78%) OSGi
5 8 (34.78%) Apache Camel
6 7 (30.43%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) Web Services
7 6 (26.09%) SOAP
8 5 (21.74%) Struts
8 5 (21.74%) JSP
8 5 (21.74%) HTML
8 5 (21.74%) J2SE
8 5 (21.74%) MyBatis
8 5 (21.74%) iBATIS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) Clustering
1 8 (34.78%) Open Source
1 8 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (21.74%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (52.17%) Windows
2 7 (30.43%) UNIX
3 5 (21.74%) Windows CE
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (95.65%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (47.83%) Software Engineering
3 9 (39.13%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (34.78%) Performance Tuning
4 8 (34.78%) Scalability Testing
4 8 (34.78%) OO
4 8 (34.78%) RUP
4 8 (34.78%) Scrum
4 8 (34.78%) Extreme Programming
5 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
5 5 (21.74%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.70%) Technical Analysis
6 2 (8.70%) Time Management
6 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
7 1 (4.35%) BDD
7 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 1 (4.35%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (4.35%) TDD
7 1 (4.35%) Pair Programming
7 1 (4.35%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) Java
2 13 (56.52%) JavaScript
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Oracle
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) HP