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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 605 694 681
Rank change year-on-year
+89 -13
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 301 222 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.19% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.73% 0.49% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 186 172 170
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,850 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

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
41241 45627 43427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.60% 38.92% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35205 38805 37583
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 £60,600 £65,000
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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +88 281 £55,000 +10.00% 25
London +100 160 £60,000 +6.66% 13
City of London +40 45 £55,000 -8.33% 1
South East +29 28 £53,750 -17.30% 5
North West +5 28 £52,500 +23.52%
South West -10 28 £49,000 +15.29% 1
Manchester +7 22 £70,000 +64.70%
Scotland +21 20 £49,750 +4.73% 5
Bristol -18 20 £51,250 +20.58% 1
Edinburgh +19 19 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Watford +9 12 - -
East of England +4 12 - -
Hertfordshire +1 12 - -
East Midlands +2 9 £38,000 -10.58%
West Yorkshire -8 9 £47,000 +13.25% 3
Yorkshire -18 9 £47,000 +25.33% 3
East Sussex - 8 £57,500 -
Wiltshire - 8 £47,688 -
Swindon - 8 £47,688 -
Cheshire 0 6 £50,500 +18.82%
West Midlands -7 6 £52,500 +10.52%
Birmingham - 6 £52,500 -
Leicestershire +17 5 £38,000 -2.06%
Hampshire +7 5 £61,250 -11.87% 2
Halifax 0 5 £48,750 - 2
Milton Keynes - 5 £47,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire - 5 £47,500 - 3
Surrey +10 3 £66,250 -18.20%
Knutsford 0 3 £52,500 -
Brighton - 3 £62,500 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 513 (95.53%) WebSphere
2 265 (49.35%) IBM
3 263 (48.98%) Java
4 242 (45.07%) Finance
5 224 (41.71%) Banking
6 208 (38.73%) Linux
7 183 (34.08%) UNIX
8 181 (33.71%) DB2
9 178 (33.15%) WebSphere Application Server
10 172 (32.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 160 (29.80%) Oracle
12 154 (28.68%) SQL
12 154 (28.68%) Windows
13 140 (26.07%) JMS
14 139 (25.88%) Retail
15 126 (23.46%) Middleware
16 122 (22.72%) SQL Server
17 106 (19.74%) Spring
18 103 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
18 103 (19.18%) Mentoring
19 97 (18.06%) SDLC
20 96 (17.88%) Web Services
20 96 (17.88%) XSLT
21 92 (17.13%) J2EE
22 89 (16.57%) AIX
22 89 (16.57%) QA
23 86 (16.01%) XML
24 85 (15.83%) Coaching
24 85 (15.83%) REST
25 83 (15.46%) Microsoft

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 513 (95.53%) WebSphere
2 178 (33.15%) WebSphere Application Server
3 67 (12.48%) Tomcat
4 61 (11.36%) MQSeries
5 57 (10.61%) WebLogic
6 54 (10.06%) JBoss
7 44 (8.19%) Apache
8 33 (6.15%) Apache ServiceMix
9 32 (5.96%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 32 (5.96%) CICS
10 28 (5.21%) IIS
11 24 (4.47%) Jetty
12 19 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (1.30%) Mule
14 6 (1.12%) SharePoint
15 5 (0.93%) CMS
16 4 (0.74%) Umbraco
16 4 (0.74%) Orchard CMS
17 3 (0.56%) Mule ESB
17 3 (0.56%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 23 (4.28%) MS Excel
2 17 (3.17%) Mingle
3 16 (2.98%) MS Office
4 9 (1.68%) MS Visio
5 8 (1.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (1.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (2.05%) thinkFolio
1 11 (2.05%) Markit EDM
2 10 (1.86%) LatentZero
3 8 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.19%) Documaker
4 1 (0.19%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.28%) IBM PureFlex
2 3 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (0.56%) PaaS
2 3 (0.56%) IaaS
3 2 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 48 (8.94%) SAN
2 27 (5.03%) TCP/IP
3 16 (2.98%) SSL
4 15 (2.79%) FTP
5 14 (2.61%) iSCSI
5 14 (2.61%) NAS
6 10 (1.86%) Internet
7 8 (1.49%) HTTP
7 8 (1.49%) DNS
7 8 (1.49%) DHCP
7 8 (1.49%) Multicast
8 5 (0.93%) Firewall
9 3 (0.56%) DMZ
9 3 (0.56%) LDAP
9 3 (0.56%) LAN
9 3 (0.56%) WAN
9 3 (0.56%) AMQP
10 2 (0.37%) SSH
11 1 (0.19%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 181 (33.71%) DB2
2 122 (22.72%) SQL Server
3 79 (14.71%) Relational Database
4 65 (12.10%) RDBMS
5 33 (6.15%) BusinessObjects
5 33 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 29 (5.40%) MySQL
7 23 (4.28%) Oracle Exadata
8 15 (2.79%) Adabas
8 15 (2.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 12 (2.23%) Sybase IQ
10 9 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (1.30%) LogicBlox
11 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 6 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.37%) Big Data
15 1 (0.19%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 60 (11.17%) JUnit
2 43 (8.01%) Maven
3 42 (7.82%) Jenkins
4 37 (6.89%) Cucumber
4 37 (6.89%) Eclipse
5 34 (6.33%) Git (software)
6 29 (5.40%) jMock
7 28 (5.21%) Ant
8 23 (4.28%) Subversion
9 21 (3.91%) JIRA
10 20 (3.72%) Eclipse RCP
11 9 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (1.49%) JBehave
12 8 (1.49%) Gradle
13 7 (1.30%) Selenium
14 6 (1.12%) NUnit
14 6 (1.12%) SpecFlow
14 6 (1.12%) Hudson
15 5 (0.93%) FitNesse
15 5 (0.93%) HP UFT
General
1 242 (45.07%) Finance
2 224 (41.71%) Banking
3 139 (25.88%) Retail
4 19 (3.54%) Retail Banking
5 18 (3.35%) Back Office
6 16 (2.98%) Investment Banking
7 13 (2.42%) Front Office
8 12 (2.23%) French Language
9 11 (2.05%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.12%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.93%) International Banking
11 5 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.37%) Law
12 2 (0.37%) Games
13 1 (0.19%) Billing
Job Titles
1 114 (21.23%) Developer
2 79 (14.71%) Technical Specialist
3 73 (13.59%) Analyst
4 63 (11.73%) Architect
5 54 (10.06%) Java Developer
6 43 (8.01%) Consultant
7 42 (7.82%) Solutions Architect
8 39 (7.26%) Administrator
9 32 (5.96%) Technical Consultant
10 31 (5.77%) Software Engineer
10 31 (5.77%) Infrastructure Architect
11 26 (4.84%) Java Software Engineer
11 26 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
12 25 (4.66%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
13 22 (4.10%) Support Analyst
14 21 (3.91%) Middleware Developer
15 20 (3.72%) WebSphere Specialist
16 18 (3.35%) Middleware Analyst
17 17 (3.17%) Applications Support
18 16 (2.98%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (32.03%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 140 (26.07%) JMS
3 126 (23.46%) Middleware
4 106 (19.74%) Spring
5 96 (17.88%) Web Services
5 96 (17.88%) XSLT
6 92 (17.13%) J2EE
7 86 (16.01%) XML
8 85 (15.83%) REST
9 63 (11.73%) .NET
10 62 (11.55%) Hibernate
11 56 (10.43%) SOAP
12 53 (9.87%) Java EE
13 36 (6.70%) Struts
14 32 (5.96%) ASP.NET
14 32 (5.96%) ISPF
15 31 (5.77%) Rendezvous
16 30 (5.59%) WCF
17 29 (5.40%) JSP
18 28 (5.21%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 78 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 57 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 43 (8.01%) Mainframe
4 36 (6.70%) N-Tier
5 28 (5.21%) SWIFT
6 24 (4.47%) Client/Server
7 23 (4.28%) FlexPod
7 23 (4.28%) Data Centre
8 20 (3.72%) Inversion of Control
9 19 (3.54%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.79%) Clustering
10 15 (2.79%) DataPower
11 14 (2.61%) EqualLogic
11 14 (2.61%) Replication
12 13 (2.42%) Enterprise Software
12 13 (2.42%) Online Banking
13 10 (1.86%) Data Integration
14 8 (1.49%) Fixed Income
14 8 (1.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (1.49%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 208 (38.73%) Linux
2 183 (34.08%) UNIX
3 154 (28.68%) Windows
4 89 (16.57%) AIX
5 80 (14.90%) Solaris
6 44 (8.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 36 (6.70%) zOS
8 32 (5.96%) MVS
9 24 (4.47%) HPUX
10 23 (4.28%) OS/400
10 23 (4.28%) SUSE
11 9 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
13 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.19%) Android
13 1 (0.19%) OS/390
13 1 (0.19%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 103 (19.18%) Agile Software Development
1 103 (19.18%) Mentoring
2 97 (18.06%) SDLC
3 85 (15.83%) Coaching
4 72 (13.41%) SOA
5 62 (11.55%) Change Management
6 56 (10.43%) Software Engineering
7 48 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (8.57%) TDD
8 46 (8.57%) UML
9 44 (8.19%) Scrum
10 42 (7.82%) Asset Management
10 42 (7.82%) Unit Testing
11 41 (7.64%) Problem Management
12 35 (6.52%) OO
12 35 (6.52%) Domain-Driven Design
13 23 (4.28%) Infrastructure Management
13 23 (4.28%) Converged Infrastructure
13 23 (4.28%) MVC
13 23 (4.28%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 263 (48.98%) Java
2 154 (28.68%) SQL
3 69 (12.85%) C#
4 59 (10.99%) Perl
5 47 (8.75%) JCL
6 32 (5.96%) COBOL
7 25 (4.66%) C
8 23 (4.28%) VB
9 21 (3.91%) JavaScript
9 21 (3.91%) PowerShell
10 20 (3.72%) Shell Script
11 18 (3.35%) Bash Shell
12 16 (2.98%) VB.NET
13 15 (2.79%) NATURAL
13 15 (2.79%) VB6
14 13 (2.42%) C++
15 8 (1.49%) PL/SQL
15 8 (1.49%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.30%) Prolog
17 5 (0.93%) Python
Qualifications
1 64 (11.92%) Degree
2 9 (1.68%) IBM Certification
3 5 (0.93%) ISEB
4 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.56%) MCSE
5 2 (0.37%) CCIE
5 2 (0.37%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.37%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.19%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (0.19%) CCNA
6 1 (0.19%) MCP
6 1 (0.19%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (16.57%) QA
2 3 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (4.28%) Hyper-V
2 23 (4.28%) KVM
3 15 (2.79%) VMware ESX
4 14 (2.61%) vSphere
5 8 (1.49%) Active Directory
6 3 (0.56%) Varnish
7 2 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 67 (12.48%) Tivoli
2 27 (5.03%) Puppet
3 24 (4.47%) Nagios
4 14 (2.61%) BMC Marimba
4 14 (2.61%) Cacti
5 13 (2.42%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (2.05%) Check_MK
6 11 (2.05%) CA Endevor
7 10 (1.86%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.12%) Control-M
9 4 (0.74%) CA Wily
10 3 (0.56%) Tivoli Monitoring
11 2 (0.37%) OMEGAMON
12 1 (0.19%) CA Single Sign-On
12 1 (0.19%) OPNET
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 1 (0.19%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 265 (49.35%) IBM
2 160 (29.80%) Oracle
3 83 (15.46%) Microsoft
4 66 (12.29%) VMware
5 40 (7.45%) Cisco
6 37 (6.89%) Red Hat
7 36 (6.70%) TIBCO
8 34 (6.33%) HP
9 26 (4.84%) Sybase
10 25 (4.66%) CA
10 25 (4.66%) Atlassian
11 24 (4.47%) BMC
11 24 (4.47%) EMC
11 24 (4.47%) Symantec
12 23 (4.28%) CheckPoint
12 23 (4.28%) NetApp
12 23 (4.28%) Juniper
12 23 (4.28%) Brocade
13 22 (4.10%) Google
14 15 (2.79%) Dell
Uxbridge, Middlesex
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car allowance, benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £49555 - £61215 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - please contact for details
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: COMPETITIVE
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42,093 - £61,220 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 8 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
North East
HP
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Atos
Posted: 22 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago