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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 655 639 600
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -39
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 217 261 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.60% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 145 209 211
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.79% -2.50%

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
39882 43473 44237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.37% 40.70% 40.89%
Number of salaries quoted 34045 36132 38971
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 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 3 March 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 3 March 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 -27 200 £52,500 -4.54% 29
London +1 109 £62,500 - 16
South East -36 32 £50,000 -9.09% 3
City of London -5 25 £55,000 -18.51% 6
South West -20 23 £40,000 -11.11% 3
North West -37 20 £42,750 -14.50% 2
Manchester +8 19 £42,750 -14.50% 1
Scotland +12 17 £42,500 -9.57% 1
Hampshire -13 15 £40,500 -10.00% 1
Wiltshire +16 13 £47,500 +46.15% 1
Edinburgh +9 13 £33,000 -29.78%
Swindon - 11 £47,500 - 1
Bristol -18 10 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Berkshire -14 9 £65,000 +13.04%
Salford - 8 £42,750 -
East of England 0 6 £45,000 -30.76%
Basingstoke -2 6 £70,000 -
Watford - 6 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
Reading -14 5 £47,500 -24.00%
East Midlands +25 4 £75,000 +101.71% 3
Glasgow +14 4 £42,500 - 1
Havant +9 4 £40,500 -41.93%
Buckinghamshire +3 3 - - 1
Leeds -4 3 £75,000 +82.92%
Yorkshire -7 3 £75,000 +91.08%
West Yorkshire -12 3 £75,000 +91.08%
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 - 1
Docklands, London - 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £52,500 - 1

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 March 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.

1 380 (96.69%) WebSphere
2 202 (51.40%) IBM
3 176 (44.78%) Linux
4 171 (43.51%) Finance
5 150 (38.17%) Oracle
6 143 (36.39%) Java
7 141 (35.88%) Banking
8 138 (35.11%) UNIX
9 118 (30.03%) Middleware
10 117 (29.77%) Windows
11 112 (28.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 110 (27.99%) DB2
13 105 (26.72%) SQL
14 94 (23.92%) WebLogic
14 94 (23.92%) JMS
15 89 (22.65%) AIX
16 86 (21.88%) Mentoring
17 85 (21.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
18 83 (21.12%) Solaris
19 78 (19.85%) VMware
20 77 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
21 75 (19.08%) Spring
22 74 (18.83%) XML
23 71 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
24 70 (17.81%) Relational Database
25 68 (17.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
26 66 (16.79%) Coaching
26 66 (16.79%) Oracle Database
27 65 (16.54%) SOA
28 64 (16.28%) SQL Server

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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
1 380 (96.69%) WebSphere
2 112 (28.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 94 (23.92%) WebLogic
4 56 (14.25%) Tomcat
5 45 (11.45%) JBoss
6 34 (8.65%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 32 (8.14%) Apache
8 26 (6.62%) MQSeries
9 18 (4.58%) IBM HTTP Server
10 14 (3.56%) GlassFish
10 14 (3.56%) Apache ServiceMix
11 10 (2.54%) IIS
12 7 (1.78%) Mule
13 6 (1.53%) Oracle Service Bus
13 6 (1.53%) Adobe CQ
13 6 (1.53%) CICS
13 6 (1.53%) CMS
14 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (1.27%) WebSphere Process Server
14 5 (1.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 6 (1.53%) MS Office
2 5 (1.27%) Mingle
3 4 (1.02%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.53%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.76%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.76%) BASE24
2 3 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.25%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.25%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
4 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.25%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.25%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.25%) SaaS
1 1 (0.25%) PaaS
1 1 (0.25%) IaaS
1 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.94%) SAN
2 39 (9.92%) SSL
3 25 (6.36%) LDAP
3 25 (6.36%) HTTP
4 19 (4.83%) FTP
5 18 (4.58%) Firewall
6 14 (3.56%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.80%) Internet
8 10 (2.54%) IPv4
9 9 (2.29%) DNS
9 9 (2.29%) Kerberos
10 8 (2.04%) NAS
11 7 (1.78%) iSCSI
12 3 (0.76%) Network Security
13 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
13 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.51%) SMTP
13 2 (0.51%) DMZ
14 1 (0.25%) Telnet
14 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 110 (27.99%) DB2
2 70 (17.81%) Relational Database
3 66 (16.79%) Oracle Database
4 64 (16.28%) SQL Server
5 62 (15.78%) RDBMS
6 31 (7.89%) Oracle Exadata
7 12 (3.05%) PostgreSQL
8 11 (2.80%) MySQL
9 10 (2.54%) Oracle Database 11g
10 6 (1.53%) Big Data
11 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.25%) SQLite
13 1 (0.25%) KDB
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.25%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Reports
13 1 (0.25%) MS Access
13 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 49 (12.47%) Maven
2 33 (8.40%) Eclipse
3 30 (7.63%) Jenkins
4 29 (7.38%) JUnit
5 26 (6.62%) Subversion
6 24 (6.11%) Git (software)
7 23 (5.85%) Ant
8 16 (4.07%) JIRA
9 15 (3.82%) Cucumber
10 14 (3.56%) Eclipse RCP
11 13 (3.31%) SpecFlow
11 13 (3.31%) SoapUI
11 13 (3.31%) JBehave
12 10 (2.54%) ClearCase
13 6 (1.53%) CruiseControl
14 5 (1.27%) jMock
14 5 (1.27%) ClearQuest
14 5 (1.27%) Hudson
15 4 (1.02%) JProfiler
15 4 (1.02%) Rational Rose
General
1 171 (43.51%) Finance
2 141 (35.88%) Banking
3 59 (15.01%) Retail
4 15 (3.82%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.56%) French Language
6 13 (3.31%) Back Office
7 11 (2.80%) Financial Institution
8 4 (1.02%) Front Office
9 3 (0.76%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.76%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.25%) Billing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Games
10 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (22.90%) Developer
2 69 (17.56%) Architect
3 51 (12.98%) Java Developer
4 46 (11.70%) Solutions Architect
5 35 (8.91%) Software Engineer
6 32 (8.14%) Infrastructure Architect
6 32 (8.14%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 31 (7.89%) Analyst
8 25 (6.36%) WebSphere Specialist
9 22 (5.60%) Administrator
9 22 (5.60%) Technical Specialist
10 15 (3.82%) Consultant
11 14 (3.56%) Senior Developer
11 14 (3.56%) Java Software Engineer
12 12 (3.05%) Support Specialist
12 12 (3.05%) Senior Java Developer
13 11 (2.80%) Middleware Analyst
13 11 (2.80%) Applications Support
13 11 (2.80%) C# Developer
14 9 (2.29%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (30.03%) Middleware
2 94 (23.92%) JMS
3 85 (21.63%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 75 (19.08%) Spring
5 74 (18.83%) XML
6 62 (15.78%) Web Services
7 59 (15.01%) J2EE
8 49 (12.47%) XSLT
9 40 (10.18%) SOAP
10 36 (9.16%) Hibernate
11 35 (8.91%) Servlets
12 31 (7.89%) JSP
12 31 (7.89%) REST
13 30 (7.63%) Struts
14 29 (7.38%) Java EE
15 23 (5.85%) .NET
16 22 (5.60%) JDBC
17 20 (5.09%) RESTful
18 19 (4.83%) EJB
19 18 (4.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 71 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.91%) Client/Server
3 34 (8.65%) Computer Science
4 32 (8.14%) SWIFT
5 30 (7.63%) FlexPod
6 28 (7.12%) DataPower
7 23 (5.85%) Clustering
8 22 (5.60%) N-Tier
9 20 (5.09%) Mainframe
9 20 (5.09%) Management Information System
10 19 (4.83%) Enterprise Software
11 16 (4.07%) Hedge funds
12 14 (3.56%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (2.29%) iSeries
14 6 (1.53%) Open Source
15 5 (1.27%) RIA
15 5 (1.27%) Algorithms
15 5 (1.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 5 (1.27%) HACMP
15 5 (1.27%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 176 (44.78%) Linux
2 138 (35.11%) UNIX
3 117 (29.77%) Windows
4 89 (22.65%) AIX
5 83 (21.12%) Solaris
6 68 (17.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 49 (12.47%) HPUX
8 43 (10.94%) zOS
9 30 (7.63%) SUSE
9 30 (7.63%) OS/400
10 12 (3.05%) Oracle Linux
10 12 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (3.05%) CentOS
11 5 (1.27%) MVS
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.25%) Android
12 1 (0.25%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (21.88%) Mentoring
2 77 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
3 66 (16.79%) Coaching
4 65 (16.54%) SOA
5 41 (10.43%) Scrum
6 40 (10.18%) UML
7 38 (9.67%) Software Engineering
7 38 (9.67%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (9.41%) OO
8 37 (9.41%) Change Management
9 30 (7.63%) Business Continuity
9 30 (7.63%) Infrastructure Management
10 28 (7.12%) Multithreading
11 27 (6.87%) Unit Testing
12 24 (6.11%) TDD
13 22 (5.60%) ITIL
14 20 (5.09%) OOD
14 20 (5.09%) Problem Management
15 19 (4.83%) BDD
15 19 (4.83%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 143 (36.39%) Java
2 105 (26.72%) SQL
3 44 (11.20%) Perl
4 29 (7.38%) JavaScript
5 28 (7.12%) Shell Script
6 24 (6.11%) XPath
7 23 (5.85%) C++
8 22 (5.60%) C#
9 21 (5.34%) C
10 16 (4.07%) JCL
10 16 (4.07%) Prolog
11 13 (3.31%) VB.NET
12 12 (3.05%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.05%) Korn
13 11 (2.80%) Jython
14 10 (2.54%) Bash Shell
15 7 (1.78%) Groovy
16 4 (1.02%) VBA
17 3 (0.76%) PowerShell
17 3 (0.76%) AWK
Qualifications
1 48 (12.21%) Degree
2 14 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.54%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.27%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.76%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.76%) MCSE
5 3 (0.76%) VCP4
6 2 (0.51%) CCIE
6 2 (0.51%) ISEB
7 1 (0.25%) MCP
7 1 (0.25%) CCNA
7 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.21%) QA
2 6 (1.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.76%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 55 (13.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (10.18%) Hyper-V
3 30 (7.63%) KVM
4 15 (3.82%) Active Directory
5 14 (3.56%) vSphere
6 10 (2.54%) VirtualBox
7 8 (2.04%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.27%) ISA Server
9 4 (1.02%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 2 (0.51%) Firmware
11 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.25%) RACF
12 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.25%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 60 (15.27%) Tivoli
2 11 (2.80%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.54%) Control-M
4 6 (1.53%) CA Wily
4 6 (1.53%) Puppet
5 5 (1.27%) CA Single Sign-On
5 5 (1.27%) OpenAM
6 4 (1.02%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (0.76%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.25%) Check_MK
9 1 (0.25%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Identity Management
9 1 (0.25%) BMC Marimba
9 1 (0.25%) BMC Performance Manager
9 1 (0.25%) Cacti
9 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.25%) Nagios
Vendors
1 202 (51.40%) IBM
2 150 (38.17%) Oracle
3 78 (19.85%) VMware
4 63 (16.03%) Red Hat
5 53 (13.49%) Microsoft
6 41 (10.43%) Symantec
7 37 (9.41%) NetApp
7 37 (9.41%) HP
8 34 (8.65%) EMC
9 33 (8.40%) Cisco
10 32 (8.14%) BMC
11 31 (7.89%) CA
12 30 (7.63%) CheckPoint
12 30 (7.63%) Juniper
12 30 (7.63%) Brocade
13 22 (5.60%) Sun
14 14 (3.56%) TIBCO
14 14 (3.56%) Google
15 13 (3.31%) SAP
16 12 (3.05%) Adobe
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Hudson IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Co-operative Group
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Benedict Cole Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
HSBC
Posted: 11 days ago