The first table below looks at the demand for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 675 617 546
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -71
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 227 260 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.24% 0.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.60% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 172 204 313
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £79,250 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
45580 43428 48319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.02% 39.81% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 38842 37804 42895
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK over the 3 months to 10 July 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
(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 -72 213 £52,500 +5.00% 40
London -59 99 £57,500 -11.53% 14
City of London +4 47 £57,500 -11.53% 5
North West +5 28 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Yorkshire -26 27 £34,000 -24.44% 6
Manchester +18 22 £43,750 -12.50% 2
South West +8 21 £52,500 +56.71% 5
Bristol +16 20 £52,500 +56.71% 4
South East -28 20 £67,250 +40.10% 3
West Yorkshire -15 18 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Leeds -21 17 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Berkshire -1 12 £63,750 -5.55%
Scotland -6 12 £47,500 -2.56%
Salford - 11 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands -31 10 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Nottingham +8 9 £42,500 -11.45%
Nottinghamshire +6 9 £42,500 -11.45%
Reading -3 8 £65,000 -3.70%
Cheshire -4 7 £42,500 -15.00% 1
East of England -11 7 £66,250 +47.22% 4
Edinburgh -14 6 £47,500 -9.52%
Glasgow - 6 - -
South Yorkshire - 6 £34,000 - 2
Sheffield - 6 £34,000 - 2
Surrey +7 4 £81,000 -
Hampshire -4 4 £69,500 +54.44% 2
Cambridge +2 3 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +1 3 £67,500 +50.00% 1
Guildford -2 3 £81,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £57,500 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 433 (95.80%) WebSphere
2 223 (49.34%) Finance
3 216 (47.79%) Oracle
3 216 (47.79%) IBM
4 198 (43.81%) Java
5 187 (41.37%) Linux
6 182 (40.27%) SQL
7 161 (35.62%) UNIX
8 144 (31.86%) XML
9 124 (27.43%) JMS
10 123 (27.21%) Windows
11 118 (26.11%) SQL Server
12 116 (25.66%) Middleware
12 116 (25.66%) Banking
13 103 (22.79%) Spring
14 93 (20.58%) JBoss
15 90 (19.91%) J2EE
16 87 (19.25%) Red Hat
17 85 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
18 84 (18.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 83 (18.36%) WebLogic
20 79 (17.48%) Servlets
20 79 (17.48%) WebSphere Application Server
20 79 (17.48%) Software Engineering
21 77 (17.04%) XSLT
21 77 (17.04%) Solaris
22 70 (15.49%) Tomcat
22 70 (15.49%) Relational Database
23 69 (15.27%) AIX
24 67 (14.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 433 (95.80%) WebSphere
2 83 (18.36%) WebLogic
3 79 (17.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 70 (15.49%) Tomcat
5 41 (9.07%) MQSeries
6 37 (8.19%) WebSphere Process Server
7 35 (7.74%) Apache
8 28 (6.19%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 21 (4.65%) IIS
9 21 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (4.42%) SharePoint
10 20 (4.42%) GlassFish
11 14 (3.10%) Mule
12 13 (2.88%) Apache ServiceMix
13 10 (2.21%) TIBCO EMS
14 9 (1.99%) WebLogic Portal
15 7 (1.55%) WebLogic Integration
16 6 (1.33%) FileNet
16 6 (1.33%) WebSphere Portal
17 5 (1.11%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 13 (2.88%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.66%) MS Office
3 2 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.22%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.65%) Markit EDM
2 10 (2.21%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.11%) Maximo
4 3 (0.66%) LatentZero
4 3 (0.66%) SAP GRC
4 3 (0.66%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.44%) Oracle 11i
5 2 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.22%) Documaker
6 1 (0.22%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.55%) SaaS
2 5 (1.11%) PaaS
2 5 (1.11%) IaaS
3 3 (0.66%) IBM SmartCloud
3 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (10.62%) SSL
2 33 (7.30%) SAN
3 30 (6.64%) HTTP
4 29 (6.42%) Firewall
5 16 (3.54%) LDAP
6 12 (2.65%) Internet
7 8 (1.77%) LAN
7 8 (1.77%) WAN
8 7 (1.55%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.55%) Intranet
8 7 (1.55%) DNS
9 6 (1.33%) VPN
9 6 (1.33%) AMQP
10 5 (1.11%) Cisco PIX
10 5 (1.11%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (1.11%) Kerberos
10 5 (1.11%) SNMP
11 4 (0.88%) FTP
12 2 (0.44%) NAS
13 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (26.11%) SQL Server
2 70 (15.49%) Relational Database
3 66 (14.60%) Oracle Database
4 62 (13.72%) RDBMS
5 61 (13.50%) DB2
6 35 (7.74%) MySQL
7 19 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (3.98%) Big Data
9 16 (3.54%) Hazelcast
10 13 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
11 9 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (1.77%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.55%) Infinispan
13 7 (1.55%) Oracle Exadata
14 6 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
15 5 (1.11%) OLTP
15 5 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.88%) Oracle Database 11g
17 3 (0.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (14.16%) JUnit
2 54 (11.95%) Eclipse
3 50 (11.06%) Maven
4 39 (8.63%) Ant
5 28 (6.19%) Eclipse RCP
6 27 (5.97%) Cucumber
7 25 (5.53%) Subversion
8 19 (4.20%) Visual Studio
9 16 (3.54%) Selenium
9 16 (3.54%) JBehave
9 16 (3.54%) Jenkins
10 15 (3.32%) Git (software)
11 8 (1.77%) JMeter
12 6 (1.33%) NUnit
13 4 (0.88%) CruiseControl
14 3 (0.66%) Hudson
15 2 (0.44%) JProfiler
15 2 (0.44%) Bugzilla
15 2 (0.44%) ClearCase
15 2 (0.44%) ClearQuest
General
1 223 (49.34%) Finance
2 116 (25.66%) Banking
3 34 (7.52%) Retail
4 31 (6.86%) French Language
5 26 (5.75%) Telecoms
6 23 (5.09%) Investment Banking
7 19 (4.20%) Back Office
8 11 (2.43%) Front Office
9 9 (1.99%) Legal
10 8 (1.77%) Financial Institution
11 7 (1.55%) Multimedia
11 7 (1.55%) Corporate Banking
12 6 (1.33%) Games
12 6 (1.33%) Law
13 5 (1.11%) International Banking
14 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
15 3 (0.66%) Advertising
15 3 (0.66%) Marketing
16 2 (0.44%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 134 (29.65%) Developer
2 84 (18.58%) Java Developer
3 64 (14.16%) Architect
4 52 (11.50%) Administrator
5 45 (9.96%) Analyst
6 37 (8.19%) Applications Support
7 34 (7.52%) WebSphere Administrator
8 32 (7.08%) Senior Developer
9 27 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
10 26 (5.75%) Software Engineer
11 24 (5.31%) Consultant
12 22 (4.87%) Senior Java Developer
13 21 (4.65%) WebSphere Specialist
14 20 (4.42%) Systems Administrator
15 19 (4.20%) Support Specialist
16 18 (3.98%) Team Leader
17 17 (3.76%) Java Software Engineer
17 17 (3.76%) Technical Specialist
18 16 (3.54%) Technical Architect
19 15 (3.32%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (31.86%) XML
2 124 (27.43%) JMS
3 116 (25.66%) Middleware
4 103 (22.79%) Spring
5 90 (19.91%) J2EE
6 84 (18.58%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 79 (17.48%) Servlets
8 77 (17.04%) XSLT
9 56 (12.39%) Web Services
10 53 (11.73%) JSP
11 46 (10.18%) Hibernate
12 43 (9.51%) .NET
13 40 (8.85%) SOAP
14 35 (7.74%) HTML
14 35 (7.74%) ActiveMQ
14 35 (7.74%) Java EE
15 30 (6.64%) JPA
16 28 (6.19%) GWT
16 28 (6.19%) REST
17 26 (5.75%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 51 (11.28%) DataPower
2 46 (10.18%) Computer Science
3 45 (9.96%) SWIFT
4 41 (9.07%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (8.19%) N-Tier
6 35 (7.74%) Client/Server
6 35 (7.74%) Inversion of Control
7 23 (5.09%) Clustering
8 22 (4.87%) Mainframe
9 21 (4.65%) Management Information System
10 18 (3.98%) Open Source
11 12 (2.65%) Replication
12 11 (2.43%) Equities
12 11 (2.43%) Derivative
13 9 (1.99%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (1.55%) HACMP
15 7 (1.55%) FlexPod
15 7 (1.55%) Mobile App
16 6 (1.33%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 187 (41.37%) Linux
2 161 (35.62%) UNIX
3 123 (27.21%) Windows
4 77 (17.04%) Solaris
5 69 (15.27%) AIX
6 67 (14.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (5.31%) zOS
8 19 (4.20%) Android
9 18 (3.98%) HPUX
10 15 (3.32%) SUSE
11 7 (1.55%) OS/400
11 7 (1.55%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (1.33%) CentOS
13 5 (1.11%) Debian
14 3 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.44%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (18.81%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (17.48%) Software Engineering
3 58 (12.83%) OO
4 57 (12.61%) UML
5 55 (12.17%) TDD
5 55 (12.17%) Scrum
6 42 (9.29%) Unit Testing
7 39 (8.63%) SOA
8 38 (8.41%) ITIL
9 33 (7.30%) Enterprise Architecture
9 33 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (6.86%) Change Management
11 29 (6.42%) OOD
12 28 (6.19%) ETL
13 23 (5.09%) OOA/OOD
13 23 (5.09%) Configuration Management
14 22 (4.87%) Problem Management
14 22 (4.87%) Root Cause Analysis
15 21 (4.65%) Service Delivery
15 21 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 198 (43.81%) Java
2 182 (40.27%) SQL
3 38 (8.41%) Perl
4 35 (7.74%) C
5 34 (7.52%) Shell Script
6 33 (7.30%) C#
7 24 (5.31%) XPath
8 21 (4.65%) PL/SQL
8 21 (4.65%) Python
9 20 (4.42%) PHP
10 16 (3.54%) JavaScript
10 16 (3.54%) C++
10 16 (3.54%) Groovy
11 12 (2.65%) Korn
12 11 (2.43%) PowerShell
13 10 (2.21%) Bash Shell
14 8 (1.77%) Jython
15 7 (1.55%) VB
16 6 (1.33%) JCL
17 4 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 58 (12.83%) Degree
2 7 (1.55%) IBM Certification
3 4 (0.88%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (0.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.66%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.44%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.22%) MCP
6 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.52%) QA
2 5 (1.11%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.66%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 56 (12.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (3.98%) Hyper-V
3 16 (3.54%) Active Directory
4 13 (2.88%) KVM
5 12 (2.65%) Oracle RAC
6 11 (2.43%) RHEV
7 8 (1.77%) vSphere
8 5 (1.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 2 (0.44%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.44%) Veritas Volume Manager
10 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 1 (0.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (9.07%) Tivoli
2 17 (3.76%) Control-M
3 15 (3.32%) Tivoli Monitoring
4 6 (1.33%) MOM
4 6 (1.33%) Puppet
5 2 (0.44%) BMC Performance Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.22%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.22%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 216 (47.79%) Oracle
1 216 (47.79%) IBM
2 93 (20.58%) JBoss
3 87 (19.25%) Red Hat
4 59 (13.05%) Microsoft
5 58 (12.83%) VMware
6 35 (7.74%) Google
7 33 (7.30%) HP
8 17 (3.76%) Cisco
9 16 (3.54%) TIBCO
10 14 (3.10%) Citrix
11 12 (2.65%) Juniper
11 12 (2.65%) SAP
12 11 (2.43%) Sybase
13 10 (2.21%) BMC
13 10 (2.21%) Lotus
13 10 (2.21%) Kofax
14 9 (1.99%) EMC
14 9 (1.99%) Informatica
14 9 (1.99%) Ab Initio
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
UK
Dell Direct
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum - Including Shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
City of London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Annapurna
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Bedford
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £50000 - £85000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £60,000 - £75,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Alexander Mann Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago