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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 815 717 804
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +87
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 106 252 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.23% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.28% 0.62% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 87 187 143
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £35,200
10% offered a salary of more than £83,500 £85,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%

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
37761 40947 48643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.46% 37.88% 40.10%
Number of salaries quoted 32710 34988 41575
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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
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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 -93 102 £50,000 -4.76% 12
South East +41 41 £50,000 -9.09% 5
London -60 39 £77,500 +40.90% 3
Berkshire +34 17 £50,000 -44.44% 1
Hampshire +10 11 £50,000 -9.09% 4
South West +5 11 £45,000 -2.96%
Farnborough +4 11 £50,000 -9.09%
City of London +26 10 £82,500 +37.50%
Bristol +13 10 £45,000 +12.50%
East Sussex +15 7 £45,000 -18.18%
West Sussex -3 6 £40,000 -36.00%
North West +2 5 £45,000 -26.53%
Manchester -5 5 £45,000 -43.75%
East of England +33 4 £35,000 - 2
Scotland -2 4 £50,000 -0.79%
Hertfordshire +24 3 £35,000 - 2
Reading - 3 £50,000 - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £35,000 - 2
Brighton +9 2 - -
Edinburgh -4 2 £50,000 -
Stirling - 2 - -
Slough - 2 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +8 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Yorkshire +1 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Leeds -2 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Wiltshire -4 1 £46,500 -5.10%
Swindon -8 1 £46,500 -5.10%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £55,000 -
North East - 1 £55,000 -
Essex - 1 £57,500 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 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.

1 305 (92.99%) WebSphere
2 168 (51.22%) IBM
3 164 (50.00%) Java
4 155 (47.26%) Finance
5 138 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (41.16%) SQL
7 126 (38.41%) Oracle
7 126 (38.41%) Middleware
8 116 (35.37%) XML
9 108 (32.93%) ITIL
10 103 (31.40%) SQL Server
10 103 (31.40%) J2EE
11 97 (29.57%) Banking
12 92 (28.05%) Spring
13 91 (27.74%) JMS
14 88 (26.83%) WebSphere Application Server
14 88 (26.83%) Unix
15 84 (25.61%) Linux
16 81 (24.70%) JavaScript
17 77 (23.48%) SOA
18 76 (23.17%) .NET
19 75 (22.87%) Web Services
20 73 (22.26%) HTML
21 67 (20.43%) Degree
21 67 (20.43%) IBM Integration Bus
22 63 (19.21%) UML
23 61 (18.60%) Maven
24 60 (18.29%) QA
25 58 (17.68%) Unit Testing
26 55 (16.77%) ETL

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
1 305 (92.99%) WebSphere
2 88 (26.83%) WebSphere Application Server
3 54 (16.46%) Tomcat
4 39 (11.89%) IIS
5 30 (9.15%) WebLogic
6 28 (8.54%) JBoss
7 27 (8.23%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (7.32%) Apache
9 15 (4.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 13 (3.96%) Apache ServiceMix
10 13 (3.96%) IBM HTTP Server
10 13 (3.96%) WebSphere Process Server
11 9 (2.74%) Mule
11 9 (2.74%) Mule ESB
12 8 (2.44%) Confluence
13 6 (1.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 6 (1.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 5 (1.52%) Tuxedo
15 4 (1.22%) MQSeries
15 4 (1.22%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 30 (9.15%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.79%) MS Office
3 2 (0.61%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.30%) Mingle
4 1 (0.30%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (3.35%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.22%) Maximo
3 2 (0.61%) Algo Collateral
3 2 (0.61%) EQXanite
4 1 (0.30%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.52%) SaaS
3 5 (1.52%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (1.22%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.91%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.91%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.91%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 47 (14.33%) TCP/IP
2 29 (8.84%) DNS
3 27 (8.23%) SSL
4 22 (6.71%) HTTP
5 18 (5.49%) SAN
6 13 (3.96%) DHCP
6 13 (3.96%) FTP
7 11 (3.35%) SSH
8 10 (3.05%) S/MIME
8 10 (3.05%) WAN
9 9 (2.74%) Firewall
10 7 (2.13%) LDAP
10 7 (2.13%) NAS
11 6 (1.83%) ATM
12 5 (1.52%) Internet
13 4 (1.22%) CTI
14 2 (0.61%) AMQP
14 2 (0.61%) Multicast
14 2 (0.61%) PuTTY
15 1 (0.30%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (31.40%) SQL Server
2 51 (15.55%) Relational Database
3 41 (12.50%) RDBMS
4 37 (11.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (8.84%) Oracle Database
6 25 (7.62%) NoSQL
7 22 (6.71%) DB2
8 16 (4.88%) MySQL
9 13 (3.96%) solidDB
10 11 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (3.05%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (3.05%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.74%) SAP Data Services
13 7 (2.13%) Big Data
13 7 (2.13%) Oracle Database 10g
13 7 (2.13%) Oracle9i Database
14 6 (1.83%) Hadoop
14 6 (1.83%) HBase
14 6 (1.83%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (1.52%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 61 (18.60%) Maven
2 53 (16.16%) Jenkins
3 44 (13.41%) Eclipse
4 43 (13.11%) Ant
4 43 (13.11%) Git (software)
5 37 (11.28%) JUnit
6 17 (5.18%) Subversion
7 16 (4.88%) Toad
8 15 (4.57%) JIRA
9 14 (4.27%) SoapUI
10 13 (3.96%) Cucumber
10 13 (3.96%) jMock
10 13 (3.96%) Selenium
11 12 (3.66%) JMeter
12 9 (2.74%) Gradle
12 9 (2.74%) Hudson
12 9 (2.74%) Sonatype Nexus
12 9 (2.74%) WebDriver
13 7 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 155 (47.26%) Finance
2 97 (29.57%) Banking
3 27 (8.23%) Retail
4 18 (5.49%) Financial Institution
5 10 (3.05%) Legal
6 8 (2.44%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.22%) Local Government
8 3 (0.91%) Back Office
8 3 (0.91%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.61%) German Language
9 2 (0.61%) Law
9 2 (0.61%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.30%) Automotive
10 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 110 (33.54%) Developer
2 60 (18.29%) Java Developer
3 49 (14.94%) Analyst
4 47 (14.33%) Applications Support
5 36 (10.98%) Support Analyst
6 32 (9.76%) Java Engineer
7 26 (7.93%) Applications Support Analyst
8 23 (7.01%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 23 (7.01%) Senior Developer
9 22 (6.71%) Architect
10 19 (5.79%) Administrator
10 19 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
11 18 (5.49%) Java Software Engineer
11 18 (5.49%) Software Engineer
12 15 (4.57%) Consultant
13 14 (4.27%) SQL Analyst
14 13 (3.96%) SQL Support Analyst
15 11 (3.35%) Applications Developer
15 11 (3.35%) Integration Architect
16 10 (3.05%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (38.41%) Middleware
2 116 (35.37%) XML
3 103 (31.40%) J2EE
4 92 (28.05%) Spring
5 91 (27.74%) JMS
6 76 (23.17%) .NET
7 75 (22.87%) Web Services
8 73 (22.26%) HTML
9 67 (20.43%) IBM Integration Bus
10 48 (14.63%) ASP.NET
11 44 (13.41%) Ajax
11 44 (13.41%) REST
12 42 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (12.50%) RESTful
14 40 (12.20%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 40 (12.20%) Hibernate
15 37 (11.28%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 37 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 37 (11.28%) CSS
15 37 (11.28%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 38 (11.59%) Computer Science
2 35 (10.67%) Client/Server
3 33 (10.06%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (9.15%) Inversion of Control
4 30 (9.15%) N-Tier
4 30 (9.15%) SWIFT
5 28 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (6.40%) Clustering
7 20 (6.10%) DataPower
8 19 (5.79%) Fintech
9 17 (5.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (4.57%) Data Structures
11 11 (3.35%) Data Integration
11 11 (3.35%) PKI
12 9 (2.74%) Mainframe
13 8 (2.44%) iPad
13 8 (2.44%) iSeries
14 7 (2.13%) Management Information System
15 6 (1.83%) Data Centre
16 5 (1.52%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 88 (26.83%) Unix
2 84 (25.61%) Linux
3 49 (14.94%) Windows
4 23 (7.01%) AIX
5 21 (6.40%) Windows Server
6 17 (5.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (4.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (3.66%) Solaris
8 12 (3.66%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (2.13%) Android
10 5 (1.52%) zOS
11 3 (0.91%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (42.07%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (32.93%) ITIL
3 77 (23.48%) SOA
4 63 (19.21%) UML
5 58 (17.68%) Unit Testing
6 55 (16.77%) ETL
7 48 (14.63%) MVC
8 46 (14.02%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (12.20%) OO
9 40 (12.20%) Waterfall
10 34 (10.37%) OOA/OOD
11 30 (9.15%) Scrum
12 27 (8.23%) TDD
13 26 (7.93%) Problem Management
14 25 (7.62%) System Testing
15 23 (7.01%) BDD
16 20 (6.10%) Root Cause Analysis
17 19 (5.79%) Multithreading
17 19 (5.79%) Release Management
18 18 (5.49%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 164 (50.00%) Java
2 135 (41.16%) SQL
3 81 (24.70%) JavaScript
4 41 (12.50%) C#
5 40 (12.20%) Shell Script
6 25 (7.62%) Perl
7 23 (7.01%) PowerShell
8 18 (5.49%) C++
9 16 (4.88%) Bash Shell
10 12 (3.66%) Groovy
11 10 (3.05%) PHP
12 8 (2.44%) C
12 8 (2.44%) Python
13 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 7 (2.13%) VB
14 6 (1.83%) Korn
15 4 (1.22%) Ruby
15 4 (1.22%) T-SQL
15 4 (1.22%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 3 (0.91%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 67 (20.43%) Degree
2 7 (2.13%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.83%) ISEB
4 5 (1.52%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.30%) CCNA
7 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.30%) HND
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.30%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.30%) MCP
7 1 (0.30%) MCSA
7 1 (0.30%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (18.29%) QA
2 19 (5.79%) ISO15022
2 19 (5.79%) ISO20022
3 9 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (2.44%) ISO27002
5 5 (1.52%) SLA
6 4 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (9.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.93%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.05%) Postfix
3 10 (3.05%) PowerHA
3 10 (3.05%) qmail
3 10 (3.05%) Sendmail
4 4 (1.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (1.22%) vSphere
5 3 (0.91%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.91%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.30%) KVM
7 1 (0.30%) Xen
7 1 (0.30%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (3.66%) Tivoli
2 10 (3.05%) Plesk
3 8 (2.44%) Puppet
3 8 (2.44%) SCOM
4 4 (1.22%) Nagios
5 3 (0.91%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.30%) Ansible
6 1 (0.30%) DameWare
6 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.30%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.30%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.30%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.30%) vMotion
Vendors
1 168 (51.22%) IBM
2 126 (38.41%) Oracle
3 39 (11.89%) Microsoft
4 31 (9.45%) VMware
5 19 (5.79%) Red Hat
5 19 (5.79%) SAP
6 18 (5.49%) Sybase
7 17 (5.18%) BEA
8 15 (4.57%) MuleSoft
9 13 (3.96%) WorldPay
10 12 (3.66%) Software AG
11 10 (3.05%) BT
11 10 (3.05%) webMethods
12 9 (2.74%) Atlassian
12 9 (2.74%) Rally
13 8 (2.44%) TIBCO
14 7 (2.13%) Sun
15 6 (1.83%) Hortonworks
15 6 (1.83%) Informatica
16 5 (1.52%) Google
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Game Retail Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago