The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 738 751 797
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +46
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 144 213 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.53% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 112 137 133
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,700 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+22.22% +4.65%

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
35205 40437 42097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.28% 38.20% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 30408 34660 36203
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 within the UK.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK over the 3 months to 10 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 +11 143 £55,000 +4.76% 8
London +36 90 £58,750 -9.61% 5
South East +50 31 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Hampshire +16 18 £55,000 +10.00% 1
City of London +5 16 £66,250 +1.92%
Farnborough -12 11 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire +41 10 £46,250 +2.77%
East of England +20 8 £65,000 +85.71%
West Midlands - 7 £52,500 -
Slough +20 6 £45,000 +5.88%
Hertfordshire +4 6 £60,000 +71.42%
Watford -11 6 £60,000 +71.42%
Basingstoke - 5 - - 1
Coventry - 4 £44,750 -
Reading +32 3 £65,000 +36.84%
East Midlands -2 3 £50,000 -33.33% 1
North West -32 3 £38,000 -17.39%
M4 Corridor - 3 £67,500 -
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £51,250 +13.88% 1
Manchester -22 2 £38,000 -17.39%
Suffolk - 2 £65,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £51,250 - 1
Scotland +7 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Edinburgh +5 1 £42,500 -5.55%
South West +5 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £50,000 -
Derby - 1 £50,000 -
Poole - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 - -
Bromley - 1 £70,000 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 266 (90.17%) WebSphere
2 186 (63.05%) SQL
3 179 (60.68%) Finance
4 155 (52.54%) IBM
5 144 (48.81%) Java
6 141 (47.80%) Banking
7 126 (42.71%) Middleware
8 121 (41.02%) Agile Software Development
9 104 (35.25%) JMS
10 103 (34.92%) Linux
11 90 (30.51%) XML
12 88 (29.83%) Oracle
13 85 (28.81%) Web Services
14 79 (26.78%) Windows
15 78 (26.44%) .NET
16 77 (26.10%) Spring
17 66 (22.37%) C#
18 65 (22.03%) Investment Banking
19 64 (21.69%) IBM Integration Bus
20 60 (20.34%) Unix
21 59 (20.00%) SOA
21 59 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
22 58 (19.66%) SQL Server
23 57 (19.32%) WebSphere Application Server
23 57 (19.32%) Shell Script
24 55 (18.64%) Python
25 53 (17.97%) J2EE
26 52 (17.63%) PowerShell
27 49 (16.61%) Java EE
27 49 (16.61%) XSLT

WebSphere MQ
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
1 266 (90.17%) WebSphere
2 57 (19.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 47 (15.93%) IIS
4 44 (14.92%) MQSeries
5 38 (12.88%) WebLogic
6 33 (11.19%) SharePoint
7 21 (7.12%) Tomcat
8 20 (6.78%) JBoss
9 16 (5.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 15 (5.08%) Apache
10 15 (5.08%) GlassFish
11 13 (4.41%) Confluence
12 9 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (2.37%) WebSphere Process Server
14 4 (1.36%) Mule
14 4 (1.36%) Mule ESB
15 3 (1.02%) Oracle Application Server
16 2 (0.68%) IBM HTTP Server
16 2 (0.68%) JCAPS
17 1 (0.34%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 21 (7.12%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.02%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (1.36%) FLEXCUBE
1 4 (1.36%) Summit
1 4 (1.36%) Temenos T24
1 4 (1.36%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 3 (1.02%) Eagle PACE
2 3 (1.02%) LatentZero
2 3 (1.02%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.02%) thinkFolio
3 2 (0.68%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.73%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.37%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.69%) PaaS
4 4 (1.36%) GitHub
4 4 (1.36%) IBM Cloud
4 4 (1.36%) SaaS
5 3 (1.02%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.34%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.83%) TCP/IP
2 19 (6.44%) Intranet
3 15 (5.08%) FTP
4 13 (4.41%) SSL
5 11 (3.73%) LDAP
6 10 (3.39%) Firewall
7 9 (3.05%) DMZ
7 9 (3.05%) HTTP
8 4 (1.36%) Internet
9 2 (0.68%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.68%) WebEx
10 1 (0.34%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 39 (13.22%) Relational Database
3 34 (11.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (6.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 18 (6.10%) DB2
6 15 (5.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (4.75%) RDBMS
8 11 (3.73%) Hadoop
8 11 (3.73%) LogicBlox
9 9 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (3.05%) MySQL
9 9 (3.05%) Oracle Database
10 5 (1.69%) Big Data
11 3 (1.02%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.68%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.34%) Endeca
13 1 (0.34%) Infinispan
Development Applications
1 35 (11.86%) Hudson
1 35 (11.86%) JUnit
2 31 (10.51%) Maven
3 28 (9.49%) Jenkins
4 27 (9.15%) MSBuild
4 27 (9.15%) Octopus Deploy
4 27 (9.15%) TeamCity
5 26 (8.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (8.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 24 (8.14%) Ant
8 18 (6.10%) SoapUI
9 17 (5.76%) Cucumber
9 17 (5.76%) jMock
10 16 (5.42%) Gradle
11 15 (5.08%) Visual Studio
12 14 (4.75%) JMeter
12 14 (4.75%) Selenium
13 13 (4.41%) JIRA
14 12 (4.07%) WebDriver
15 9 (3.05%) Subversion
General
1 179 (60.68%) Finance
2 141 (47.80%) Banking
3 65 (22.03%) Investment Banking
4 30 (10.17%) Back Office
5 19 (6.44%) Front Office
6 9 (3.05%) Private Banking
7 7 (2.37%) Retail
8 5 (1.69%) Wholesale Banking
9 1 (0.34%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Marketing
9 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 129 (43.73%) Developer
2 48 (16.27%) Java Developer
3 44 (14.92%) Applications Support
4 41 (13.90%) Analyst
5 38 (12.88%) SQL Developer
6 32 (10.85%) Middleware Developer
6 32 (10.85%) Support Analyst
7 25 (8.47%) C# Developer
8 24 (8.14%) .NET Developer
8 24 (8.14%) WebSphere Developer
9 23 (7.80%) Applications Support Analyst
10 22 (7.46%) Integration Developer
11 20 (6.78%) Consultant
11 20 (6.78%) Senior Developer
12 18 (6.10%) C# .NET Developer
12 18 (6.10%) PowerShell Engineer
12 18 (6.10%) Windows Engineer
13 16 (5.42%) Applications Engineer
13 16 (5.42%) SSIS Developer
14 15 (5.08%) Middleware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (42.71%) Middleware
2 104 (35.25%) JMS
3 90 (30.51%) XML
4 85 (28.81%) Web Services
5 78 (26.44%) .NET
6 77 (26.10%) Spring
7 64 (21.69%) IBM Integration Bus
8 53 (17.97%) J2EE
9 49 (16.61%) Java EE
9 49 (16.61%) XSLT
10 47 (15.93%) REST
11 45 (15.25%) SOAP
12 39 (13.22%) Hibernate
13 34 (11.53%) Ajax
13 34 (11.53%) HTML
13 34 (11.53%) JDBC
14 32 (10.85%) MSMQ
15 26 (8.81%) ASP.NET
16 19 (6.44%) CSS
17 18 (6.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.51%) DataPower
2 24 (8.14%) Computer Science
3 19 (6.44%) iSeries
4 16 (5.42%) Clustering
4 16 (5.42%) SWIFT
5 13 (4.41%) Data Integration
6 12 (4.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (3.73%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (3.73%) Fintech
8 9 (3.05%) N-Tier
9 7 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (1.69%) RIA
10 5 (1.69%) User Experience
11 3 (1.02%) Cryptography
11 3 (1.02%) Equities
11 3 (1.02%) Eurex
11 3 (1.02%) Mathematics
12 2 (0.68%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.68%) iPad
12 2 (0.68%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 103 (34.92%) Linux
2 79 (26.78%) Windows
3 60 (20.34%) Unix
4 37 (12.54%) Windows Server
5 33 (11.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (6.10%) AIX
7 13 (4.41%) Solaris
8 9 (3.05%) zOS
9 7 (2.37%) CentOS
10 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.02%) Amazon Linux
11 3 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.68%) Android
12 2 (0.68%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (41.02%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 59 (20.00%) SOA
3 44 (14.92%) ETL
4 43 (14.58%) Mentoring
4 43 (14.58%) UML
5 42 (14.24%) Configuration Management
6 40 (13.56%) Software Engineering
7 38 (12.88%) DevOps
8 33 (11.19%) SDLC
9 31 (10.51%) Unit Testing
10 29 (9.83%) ITIL
11 27 (9.15%) Integration Testing
11 27 (9.15%) TDD
12 25 (8.47%) MVC
13 24 (8.14%) Scrum
14 19 (6.44%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (6.10%) Microservices
16 17 (5.76%) User Acceptance Testing
16 17 (5.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 186 (63.05%) SQL
2 144 (48.81%) Java
3 66 (22.37%) C#
4 57 (19.32%) Shell Script
5 55 (18.64%) Python
6 52 (17.63%) PowerShell
7 48 (16.27%) Perl
8 38 (12.88%) JavaScript
9 37 (12.54%) Bash Shell
10 28 (9.49%) C++
11 23 (7.80%) PL/SQL
12 17 (5.76%) Groovy
12 17 (5.76%) VB
12 17 (5.76%) XPath
13 14 (4.75%) C
14 11 (3.73%) Jython
15 10 (3.39%) Korn
16 9 (3.05%) RPG
16 9 (3.05%) RPG IV
17 7 (2.37%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (12.88%) Degree
2 11 (3.73%) ISEB
2 11 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 10 (3.39%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.37%) SC Cleared
5 4 (1.36%) OCPJP
5 4 (1.36%) Sun Certification
6 3 (1.02%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (14.58%) QA
2 9 (3.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (3.05%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.36%) PowerHA
2 4 (1.36%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.02%) Docker
3 3 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.02%) iptables
3 3 (1.02%) VMware Server
3 3 (1.02%) vSphere
4 2 (0.68%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 40 (13.56%) Control-M
2 27 (9.15%) Nagios
3 26 (8.81%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (8.81%) Puppet
4 25 (8.47%) Ansible
5 13 (4.41%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.03%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 4 (1.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 3 (1.02%) SCCM
8 3 (1.02%) SCOM
9 2 (0.68%) MAILsweeper
10 1 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 155 (52.54%) IBM
2 88 (29.83%) Oracle
3 28 (9.49%) Microsoft
4 26 (8.81%) Red Hat
5 19 (6.44%) Sybase
6 17 (5.76%) Informatica
7 16 (5.42%) Software AG
8 12 (4.07%) Solace
8 12 (4.07%) TIBCO
9 10 (3.39%) Atlassian
9 10 (3.39%) CA Agile Central
10 9 (3.05%) Google
11 7 (2.37%) Fidessa
12 5 (1.69%) Sun
12 5 (1.69%) VMware
13 4 (1.36%) BT
13 4 (1.36%) CA
13 4 (1.36%) Murex
13 4 (1.36%) SunGard
13 4 (1.36%) Temenos
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