The table below looks at the statistics 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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 645 720 615
Rank change year-on-year
+75 -105
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 229 209 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.18% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.55% 0.44% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 163 156 196
Average salary £52,500 £55,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +8.69%

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
41527 47368 44437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 40.01% 40.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35388 40174 38705
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £63,925
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 6 May 2015 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 6 May 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 +43 215 £52,500 -5.40% 21
London +37 125 £60,000 -2.04% 12
City of London +24 33 £52,500 -8.69% 4
South East +20 33 £58,750 -15.46% 1
North West +13 15 £80,000 +72.97%
Manchester +24 14 £80,000 +23.07%
Scotland +15 14 £50,400 -9.59%
East Midlands +8 13 £38,000 -10.58%
West Midlands -10 12 £52,500 +25.00% 1
Birmingham - 12 £52,500 - 1
Edinburgh +14 11 - -
East Sussex - 11 £60,000 -
South West -21 10 £40,000 +19.40% 5
Brighton - 10 £60,000 -
Leicestershire - 8 £38,000 -
Wiltshire +9 7 £50,000 +53.84% 3
West Sussex - 7 £62,500 -
Swindon - 7 £50,000 - 3
Hampshire -1 6 £55,000 -20.86%
Berkshire -6 4 £85,000 +36.00%
Farnborough - 4 £55,000 -
East of England +18 3 - -
West Yorkshire +10 3 £37,500 -26.47% 2
Glasgow +3 3 £50,400 -4.00%
Yorkshire 0 3 £37,500 +10.29% 2
Buckinghamshire -6 3 - -
Bristol -13 3 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Hounslow - 3 £65,000 -
Watford - 3 - -
Leicester - 3 £36,500 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 429 (95.97%) WebSphere
2 238 (53.24%) IBM
3 204 (45.64%) Java
4 199 (44.52%) Finance
5 192 (42.95%) Linux
6 158 (35.35%) Banking
7 150 (33.56%) Oracle
8 140 (31.32%) DB2
9 137 (30.65%) UNIX
10 133 (29.75%) WebSphere Application Server
11 129 (28.86%) SQL
12 124 (27.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 123 (27.52%) Windows
14 122 (27.29%) JMS
15 114 (25.50%) Middleware
16 103 (23.04%) Spring
17 94 (21.03%) AIX
18 91 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
19 89 (19.91%) Web Services
20 87 (19.46%) Mentoring
21 81 (18.12%) Solaris
21 81 (18.12%) VMware
22 76 (17.00%) XML
23 75 (16.78%) SOA
24 74 (16.55%) XSLT
24 74 (16.55%) J2EE
25 72 (16.11%) SQL Server
26 71 (15.88%) Tivoli
26 71 (15.88%) Retail
27 70 (15.66%) REST

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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
1 429 (95.97%) WebSphere
2 133 (29.75%) WebSphere Application Server
3 68 (15.21%) WebLogic
4 63 (14.09%) Tomcat
5 43 (9.62%) MQSeries
6 36 (8.05%) JBoss
7 34 (7.61%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 31 (6.94%) Apache
9 22 (4.92%) CICS
10 17 (3.80%) Jetty
11 14 (3.13%) Apache ServiceMix
12 9 (2.01%) IBM HTTP Server
13 8 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (1.57%) Mule
15 6 (1.34%) SharePoint
16 5 (1.12%) IIS
16 5 (1.12%) WebSphere Process Server
17 3 (0.67%) Oracle Workflow
17 3 (0.67%) GlassFish
17 3 (0.67%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 14 (3.13%) Mingle
2 12 (2.68%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.79%) MS Office
4 5 (1.12%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.89%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.12%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (1.12%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.67%) Markit EDM
2 3 (0.67%) thinkFolio
2 3 (0.67%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.67%) BASE24
3 2 (0.45%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.45%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.22%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.22%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.22%) Documaker
4 1 (0.22%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.67%) PaaS
1 3 (0.67%) IaaS
2 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.22%) SaaS
2 1 (0.22%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 49 (10.96%) SAN
2 21 (4.70%) SSL
3 18 (4.03%) HTTP
4 13 (2.91%) LDAP
5 12 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 11 (2.46%) FTP
6 11 (2.46%) Internet
7 10 (2.24%) iSCSI
7 10 (2.24%) NAS
8 9 (2.01%) Firewall
8 9 (2.01%) IPv4
9 5 (1.12%) Kerberos
10 4 (0.89%) Multicast
11 3 (0.67%) AMQP
12 1 (0.22%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.22%) SSH
12 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
12 1 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (0.22%) DSL
12 1 (0.22%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (31.32%) DB2
2 72 (16.11%) SQL Server
3 69 (15.44%) Relational Database
4 58 (12.98%) RDBMS
5 51 (11.41%) Oracle Database
6 28 (6.26%) Oracle Exadata
7 17 (3.80%) LogicBlox
7 17 (3.80%) MySQL
8 12 (2.68%) Adabas
9 6 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (0.89%) Sybase IQ
10 4 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.67%) Big Data
11 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.22%) KDB
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 50 (11.19%) Maven
2 39 (8.72%) JUnit
3 31 (6.94%) Jenkins
4 30 (6.71%) Eclipse
5 25 (5.59%) Cucumber
6 23 (5.15%) Subversion
6 23 (5.15%) JIRA
6 23 (5.15%) jMock
7 22 (4.92%) Git (software)
8 21 (4.70%) Ant
9 16 (3.58%) SpecFlow
10 12 (2.68%) JBehave
11 11 (2.46%) SoapUI
11 11 (2.46%) Eclipse RCP
12 10 (2.24%) Hudson
12 10 (2.24%) ClearCase
13 7 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (1.57%) Gradle
14 4 (0.89%) JProfiler
14 4 (0.89%) RequisitePro
General
1 199 (44.52%) Finance
2 158 (35.35%) Banking
3 71 (15.88%) Retail
4 19 (4.25%) Back Office
5 16 (3.58%) Investment Banking
6 11 (2.46%) French Language
6 11 (2.46%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.12%) Front Office
7 5 (1.12%) Retail Banking
7 5 (1.12%) International Banking
8 2 (0.45%) Games
8 2 (0.45%) Law
8 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.22%) Advertising
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 109 (24.38%) Developer
2 74 (16.55%) Architect
3 58 (12.98%) Java Developer
4 50 (11.19%) Analyst
4 50 (11.19%) Solutions Architect
5 36 (8.05%) Infrastructure Architect
6 34 (7.61%) Software Engineer
7 30 (6.71%) Consultant
7 30 (6.71%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 27 (6.04%) Technical Specialist
9 23 (5.15%) WebSphere Specialist
10 22 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
11 20 (4.47%) Administrator
12 18 (4.03%) Java Software Engineer
13 16 (3.58%) Senior Developer
14 15 (3.36%) C# Developer
14 15 (3.36%) Middleware Analyst
15 14 (3.13%) Programmer
16 13 (2.91%) Analyst Programmer
16 13 (2.91%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (27.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 122 (27.29%) JMS
3 114 (25.50%) Middleware
4 103 (23.04%) Spring
5 89 (19.91%) Web Services
6 76 (17.00%) XML
7 74 (16.55%) XSLT
7 74 (16.55%) J2EE
8 70 (15.66%) REST
9 64 (14.32%) Hibernate
10 54 (12.08%) Java EE
11 53 (11.86%) SOAP
12 44 (9.84%) Struts
12 44 (9.84%) .NET
13 28 (6.26%) ISPF
14 26 (5.82%) JSP
14 26 (5.82%) Servlets
15 25 (5.59%) JSF
15 25 (5.59%) RESTful
15 25 (5.59%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 63 (14.09%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.84%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.61%) Mainframe
4 30 (6.71%) SWIFT
5 28 (6.26%) FlexPod
5 28 (6.26%) DataPower
6 26 (5.82%) Client/Server
7 21 (4.70%) Management Information System
8 20 (4.47%) N-Tier
9 16 (3.58%) Clustering
10 15 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (2.46%) Inversion of Control
11 11 (2.46%) Hedge funds
12 10 (2.24%) EqualLogic
12 10 (2.24%) Replication
13 9 (2.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 7 (1.57%) iSeries
15 6 (1.34%) RIA
15 6 (1.34%) Enterprise Storage
15 6 (1.34%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 192 (42.95%) Linux
2 137 (30.65%) UNIX
3 123 (27.52%) Windows
4 94 (21.03%) AIX
5 81 (18.12%) Solaris
6 55 (12.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 42 (9.40%) HPUX
8 34 (7.61%) zOS
9 28 (6.26%) OS/400
9 28 (6.26%) SUSE
10 22 (4.92%) MVS
11 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.34%) CentOS
11 6 (1.34%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.22%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (20.36%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (19.46%) Mentoring
3 75 (16.78%) SOA
4 65 (14.54%) Coaching
5 50 (11.19%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (9.62%) Software Engineering
7 41 (9.17%) OO
8 40 (8.95%) Multithreading
9 39 (8.72%) UML
10 36 (8.05%) Scrum
11 34 (7.61%) Change Management
12 29 (6.49%) Unit Testing
13 28 (6.26%) Business Continuity
13 28 (6.26%) Infrastructure Management
14 25 (5.59%) TDD
14 25 (5.59%) OOD
15 23 (5.15%) Domain-Driven Design
16 22 (4.92%) Requirements Management
17 21 (4.70%) Asset Management
18 18 (4.03%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (45.64%) Java
2 129 (28.86%) SQL
3 52 (11.63%) Perl
4 51 (11.41%) C#
5 40 (8.95%) JCL
6 35 (7.83%) JavaScript
7 28 (6.26%) C
8 25 (5.59%) VB.NET
9 20 (4.47%) COBOL
9 20 (4.47%) XPath
10 17 (3.80%) Prolog
10 17 (3.80%) Shell Script
11 15 (3.36%) C++
11 15 (3.36%) PL/SQL
12 12 (2.68%) NATURAL
12 12 (2.68%) Korn
13 11 (2.46%) VB
13 11 (2.46%) Bash Shell
13 11 (2.46%) VB6
14 5 (1.12%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (10.96%) Degree
2 9 (2.01%) Security Cleared
2 9 (2.01%) Sun Certification
3 5 (1.12%) ISEB
4 3 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.67%) MCSE
4 3 (0.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.45%) CCIE
6 1 (0.22%) CCNA
6 1 (0.22%) MCP
6 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.22%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.22%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (14.54%) QA
2 4 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.67%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 54 (12.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 33 (7.38%) Hyper-V
3 28 (6.26%) KVM
4 19 (4.25%) vSphere
5 10 (2.24%) VMware ESX
6 9 (2.01%) VirtualBox
7 7 (1.57%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.89%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.89%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.67%) Varnish
10 2 (0.45%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 1 (0.22%) Firmware
11 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 71 (15.88%) Tivoli
2 18 (4.03%) Puppet
3 11 (2.46%) Nagios
4 10 (2.24%) BMC Marimba
4 10 (2.24%) Cacti
5 9 (2.01%) CA Endevor
5 9 (2.01%) Check_MK
6 8 (1.79%) Control-M
7 5 (1.12%) CA Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.89%) Tivoli Identity Manager
8 4 (0.89%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 4 (0.89%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
9 2 (0.45%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
10 1 (0.22%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.22%) ZABBIX
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 1 (0.22%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 238 (53.24%) IBM
2 150 (33.56%) Oracle
3 81 (18.12%) VMware
4 62 (13.87%) Microsoft
5 55 (12.30%) Red Hat
6 39 (8.72%) Cisco
7 37 (8.28%) HP
8 32 (7.16%) EMC
8 32 (7.16%) Symantec
9 30 (6.71%) CA
10 29 (6.49%) BMC
11 28 (6.26%) Juniper
11 28 (6.26%) NetApp
11 28 (6.26%) CheckPoint
11 28 (6.26%) Brocade
12 25 (5.59%) TIBCO
13 23 (5.15%) Business Objects
13 23 (5.15%) Atlassian
14 20 (4.47%) Solace
15 14 (3.13%) Dell
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Red10
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Bromley, Kent
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £53000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + 20% bonus, flexi-time, pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42840 - £61220 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Red10
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £40721 - £4520321721 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago