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

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 830 732 775
Rank change year-on-year
-98 +43
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 124 233 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.56% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 96 161 160
Median salary £48,750 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,421 £40,000 £33,950
10% offered a salary of more than £78,750 £85,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,304 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.89% +5.00%

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
39368 41783 47955
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.36% 37.90% 40.18%
Number of salaries quoted 34022 35490 40541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 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 4 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 -80 118 £47,500 -9.52% 11
South East +27 41 £51,250 -16.32% 2
London -93 34 £65,000 +18.18% 5
South West +21 33 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Berkshire +36 18 £55,000 -35.29%
City of London +27 17 £71,250 +35.71%
Bristol +19 17 £45,000 +12.50%
Hampshire +16 16 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Wiltshire +10 16 £47,304 -5.39%
Swindon +7 15 £46,902 -6.19%
Farnborough -7 15 £50,000 -9.09%
North West +14 6 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Manchester -4 6 £45,000 -43.75% 1
Scotland -7 6 £50,000 -0.79% 1
Slough - 6 £50,000 -
East Sussex +15 4 - -
Edinburgh -2 3 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex -7 3 £52,500 -16.00%
East of England +17 2 £46,250 - 1
Brighton +11 2 - -
Stirling - 2 - -
Hertfordshire +13 1 £35,000 - 1
Leeds +9 1 £35,000 -15.15% 1
Yorkshire +6 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
West Yorkshire 0 1 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Glasgow -6 1 - -
Birmingham -24 1 - -
West Midlands -31 1 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £35,000 - 1
Colchester - 1 £57,500 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 331 (95.11%) WebSphere
2 187 (53.74%) IBM
3 171 (49.14%) Java
3 171 (49.14%) Finance
4 152 (43.68%) Oracle
5 151 (43.39%) SQL
6 147 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
7 140 (40.23%) Middleware
8 137 (39.37%) XML
9 122 (35.06%) SQL Server
10 121 (34.77%) ITIL
11 106 (30.46%) J2EE
12 100 (28.74%) Banking
13 98 (28.16%) JavaScript
14 95 (27.30%) WebSphere Application Server
15 94 (27.01%) Spring
16 91 (26.15%) JMS
17 88 (25.29%) .NET
18 84 (24.14%) Unix
19 83 (23.85%) HTML
19 83 (23.85%) SOA
20 78 (22.41%) UML
21 76 (21.84%) Linux
22 74 (21.26%) Web Services
23 72 (20.69%) Degree
24 66 (18.97%) IBM Integration Bus
25 63 (18.10%) ETL
26 62 (17.82%) Tomcat
27 61 (17.53%) ASP.NET
27 61 (17.53%) Unit Testing

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
1 331 (95.11%) WebSphere
2 95 (27.30%) WebSphere Application Server
3 62 (17.82%) Tomcat
4 43 (12.36%) IIS
5 31 (8.91%) JBoss
5 31 (8.91%) WebLogic
6 24 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
7 23 (6.61%) Apache
8 15 (4.31%) Apache ServiceMix
9 13 (3.74%) IBM HTTP Server
9 13 (3.74%) WebSphere Process Server
10 11 (3.16%) MQSeries
10 11 (3.16%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 9 (2.59%) Mule
11 9 (2.59%) Mule ESB
12 6 (1.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (1.44%) Jetty
14 4 (1.15%) Confluence
14 4 (1.15%) Oracle Service Bus
14 4 (1.15%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 33 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.75%) MS Office
3 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.29%) Mingle
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.15%) Maximo
3 2 (0.57%) Algo Collateral
3 2 (0.57%) EQXanite
4 1 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.44%) SuccessFactors
4 4 (1.15%) IBM SmartCloud
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon ELB
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon S3
5 3 (0.86%) Amazon SQS
5 3 (0.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (13.22%) TCP/IP
2 34 (9.77%) SSL
3 30 (8.62%) DNS
4 19 (5.46%) HTTP
5 17 (4.89%) SAN
6 16 (4.60%) S/MIME
7 15 (4.31%) FTP
8 13 (3.74%) DHCP
9 12 (3.45%) SSH
10 10 (2.87%) WAN
11 8 (2.30%) ATM
12 6 (1.72%) Firewall
13 5 (1.44%) Internet
14 4 (1.15%) CTI
14 4 (1.15%) LDAP
14 4 (1.15%) NAS
14 4 (1.15%) WinSCP
15 2 (0.57%) AMQP
15 2 (0.57%) Multicast
15 2 (0.57%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (35.06%) SQL Server
2 57 (16.38%) Relational Database
3 44 (12.64%) RDBMS
4 40 (11.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 32 (9.20%) Oracle Database
6 27 (7.76%) NoSQL
7 22 (6.32%) DB2
8 15 (4.31%) MySQL
9 14 (4.02%) solidDB
10 12 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
11 10 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
12 9 (2.59%) Big Data
12 9 (2.59%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (2.59%) SAP Data Services
13 8 (2.30%) Hadoop
13 8 (2.30%) HBase
14 7 (2.01%) Oracle Database 12c
14 7 (2.01%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (1.72%) Oracle Database 10g
15 6 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 57 (16.38%) Maven
2 52 (14.94%) Jenkins
3 48 (13.79%) Eclipse
3 48 (13.79%) Git (software)
4 42 (12.07%) Ant
5 36 (10.34%) JUnit
6 26 (7.47%) Toad
7 20 (5.75%) Subversion
8 11 (3.16%) JIRA
8 11 (3.16%) Sonatype Nexus
9 8 (2.30%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.01%) Cucumber
10 7 (2.01%) Eclipse RCP
10 7 (2.01%) jMock
10 7 (2.01%) SoapUI
11 6 (1.72%) Selenium
12 5 (1.44%) JMeter
12 5 (1.44%) MSBuild
12 5 (1.44%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.15%) Gradle
General
1 171 (49.14%) Finance
2 100 (28.74%) Banking
3 23 (6.61%) Retail
4 19 (5.46%) Financial Institution
5 13 (3.74%) Legal
6 4 (1.15%) Back Office
6 4 (1.15%) Local Government
7 3 (0.86%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.86%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.57%) German Language
8 2 (0.57%) Law
8 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 110 (31.61%) Developer
2 60 (17.24%) Analyst
3 58 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 55 (15.80%) Applications Support
5 41 (11.78%) Support Analyst
6 34 (9.77%) Java Engineer
7 33 (9.48%) Applications Support Analyst
8 26 (7.47%) Senior Developer
9 23 (6.61%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 22 (6.32%) Architect
11 20 (5.75%) Administrator
11 20 (5.75%) Java Software Engineer
11 20 (5.75%) Senior Java Developer
11 20 (5.75%) Software Engineer
12 17 (4.89%) SQL Analyst
13 16 (4.60%) SQL Support Analyst
14 15 (4.31%) Consultant
14 15 (4.31%) Middleware Analyst
15 12 (3.45%) Applications Developer
15 12 (3.45%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (40.23%) Middleware
2 137 (39.37%) XML
3 106 (30.46%) J2EE
4 94 (27.01%) Spring
5 91 (26.15%) JMS
6 88 (25.29%) .NET
7 83 (23.85%) HTML
8 74 (21.26%) Web Services
9 66 (18.97%) IBM Integration Bus
10 61 (17.53%) ASP.NET
11 51 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC
12 48 (13.79%) XSLT
13 45 (12.93%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 45 (12.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 44 (12.64%) CSS
15 42 (12.07%) Ajax
15 42 (12.07%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 42 (12.07%) REST
15 42 (12.07%) RESTful
16 41 (11.78%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 42 (12.07%) Enterprise Software
2 40 (11.49%) Client/Server
2 40 (11.49%) Computer Science
3 35 (10.06%) Inversion of Control
3 35 (10.06%) N-Tier
4 33 (9.48%) SWIFT
5 30 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (7.47%) DataPower
7 22 (6.32%) Clustering
8 20 (5.75%) Fintech
9 16 (4.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 15 (4.31%) Data Structures
11 12 (3.45%) Mainframe
12 11 (3.16%) PKI
13 10 (2.87%) Management Information System
14 9 (2.59%) iSeries
15 8 (2.30%) Data Integration
16 7 (2.01%) AS400
16 7 (2.01%) iPad
17 6 (1.72%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 84 (24.14%) Unix
2 76 (21.84%) Linux
3 47 (13.51%) Windows
4 21 (6.03%) Windows Server
5 19 (5.46%) AIX
6 16 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (4.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (3.74%) Solaris
9 12 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (1.72%) Android
11 5 (1.44%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.86%) zOS
13 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (42.24%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (34.77%) ITIL
3 83 (23.85%) SOA
4 78 (22.41%) UML
5 63 (18.10%) ETL
6 61 (17.53%) Unit Testing
7 58 (16.67%) MVC
8 49 (14.08%) Waterfall
9 47 (13.51%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (12.36%) OO
11 39 (11.21%) OOA/OOD
12 34 (9.77%) Scrum
13 29 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
13 29 (8.33%) System Testing
14 28 (8.05%) Problem Management
15 27 (7.76%) Release Management
16 23 (6.61%) TDD
17 21 (6.03%) Software Engineering
18 20 (5.75%) Multithreading
18 20 (5.75%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 171 (49.14%) Java
2 151 (43.39%) SQL
3 98 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 53 (15.23%) C#
5 45 (12.93%) Shell Script
6 27 (7.76%) Perl
7 20 (5.75%) PowerShell
8 18 (5.17%) C++
9 15 (4.31%) Bash Shell
10 11 (3.16%) PHP
10 11 (3.16%) VB
11 8 (2.30%) C
12 7 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.01%) Python
13 6 (1.72%) Korn
13 6 (1.72%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.44%) Groovy
14 5 (1.44%) Ruby
15 4 (1.15%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.15%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 72 (20.69%) Degree
2 7 (2.01%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.15%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.86%) ISEB
6 2 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.29%) CCNA
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.29%) HND
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.29%) MCP
7 1 (0.29%) MCSA
7 1 (0.29%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (15.80%) QA
2 21 (6.03%) ISO15022
2 21 (6.03%) ISO20022
3 12 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.59%) ISO27002
5 5 (1.44%) SLA
6 4 (1.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (10.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (7.47%) Active Directory
3 11 (3.16%) Postfix
3 11 (3.16%) qmail
3 11 (3.16%) Sendmail
4 10 (2.87%) PowerHA
5 7 (2.01%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 5 (1.44%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.15%) vSphere
8 3 (0.86%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.29%) KVM
10 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (4.31%) Tivoli
2 11 (3.16%) Plesk
3 8 (2.30%) SCOM
4 5 (1.44%) Puppet
5 4 (1.15%) DameWare
5 4 (1.15%) Nagios
5 4 (1.15%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.29%) Ansible
6 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.29%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.29%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 187 (53.74%) IBM
2 152 (43.68%) Oracle
3 45 (12.93%) Microsoft
4 37 (10.63%) VMware
5 24 (6.90%) Sybase
6 22 (6.32%) BEA
7 18 (5.17%) SAP
8 17 (4.89%) Red Hat
9 16 (4.60%) MuleSoft
10 14 (4.02%) WorldPay
11 12 (3.45%) BT
12 10 (2.87%) webMethods
13 9 (2.59%) Software AG
13 9 (2.59%) TIBCO
14 8 (2.30%) Hortonworks
15 7 (2.01%) Google
15 7 (2.01%) HP
16 6 (1.72%) Citrix
16 6 (1.72%) Dell
17 5 (1.44%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Belfast
CME Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85,000 to £100,000 + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago