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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 762 670 764
Rank change year-on-year
-92 +94
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 152 304 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.28% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.40% 0.74% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 131 167 168
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £45,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-2.91% +21.17%

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
37926 41264 44738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.78% 37.55% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 33051 35234 37660
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -58 150 £50,000 -9.09% 13
London -42 74 £52,500 -8.69% 6
South East +43 51 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Berkshire +41 27 £50,000 -9.09%
City of London +31 13 £58,750 +3.52% 1
East of England +22 13 £30,000 -52.00%
Hertfordshire +21 12 £30,000 -52.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £30,000 -
East Sussex +8 10 £45,000 -23.40% 1
West Sussex - 9 £42,500 - 1
Reading - 7 £55,000 -
Manchester -21 4 £40,000 -38.46% 1
North West -22 4 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Burgess Hill - 4 £60,000 -
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Milton Keynes +9 3 £50,000 +5.26%
North East +4 3 £55,000 -
West Midlands +3 3 £39,000 -25.71% 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £55,000 -
Slough +19 2 £42,500 -22.72%
Brighton +4 2 £38,000 -39.20%
Hampshire -12 2 £50,000 -6.97% 1
Coventry - 2 £39,000 - 1
Yorkshire +25 1 £85,000 +78.94%
Leeds +25 1 £85,000 +100.00%
West Yorkshire +14 1 £85,000 +78.94%
Swindon +7 1 - - 1
Wiltshire +3 1 - - 1
Glasgow +2 1 £45,000 -9.09%

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 222 (86.72%) WebSphere
2 149 (58.20%) Finance
3 124 (48.44%) Java
4 116 (45.31%) SQL
4 116 (45.31%) IBM
5 112 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
6 97 (37.89%) Middleware
6 97 (37.89%) Banking
7 90 (35.16%) JMS
8 80 (31.25%) Spring
9 79 (30.86%) Web Services
9 79 (30.86%) Linux
10 76 (29.69%) XML
11 73 (28.52%) Unix
12 66 (25.78%) Oracle
13 63 (24.61%) SQL Server
13 63 (24.61%) QA
14 61 (23.83%) .NET
15 58 (22.66%) Maven
16 56 (21.88%) REST
17 55 (21.48%) JavaScript
18 52 (20.31%) WebSphere Application Server
18 52 (20.31%) Degree
19 51 (19.92%) J2EE
19 51 (19.92%) Windows
20 49 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
21 48 (18.75%) SOA
22 46 (17.97%) C#
23 45 (17.58%) Shell Script
23 45 (17.58%) Ajax

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
1 222 (86.72%) WebSphere
2 52 (20.31%) WebSphere Application Server
3 40 (15.63%) IIS
4 30 (11.72%) WebLogic
5 25 (9.77%) MQSeries
6 23 (8.98%) Confluence
7 22 (8.59%) Tomcat
8 16 (6.25%) JBoss
9 14 (5.47%) Apache
10 10 (3.91%) GlassFish
10 10 (3.91%) SharePoint
11 8 (3.13%) IBM Transformation Extender
12 5 (1.95%) Mule
12 5 (1.95%) Mule ESB
12 5 (1.95%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 4 (1.56%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
14 3 (1.17%) Tuxedo
15 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.78%) JCAPS
Applications
1 20 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.13%) MS Office
3 5 (1.95%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.39%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (2.73%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.56%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.17%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.17%) LatentZero
3 3 (1.17%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.17%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (3.91%) SaaS
2 6 (2.34%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (2.34%) PaaS
3 2 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.39%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (10.16%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.30%) HTTP
2 11 (4.30%) LDAP
3 10 (3.91%) FTP
4 7 (2.73%) SSL
5 6 (2.34%) Firewall
6 5 (1.95%) Internet
7 4 (1.56%) DNS
7 4 (1.56%) Intranet
7 4 (1.56%) SAN
7 4 (1.56%) WebEx
8 3 (1.17%) NAS
9 2 (0.78%) DMZ
9 2 (0.78%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.78%) S/MIME
9 2 (0.78%) SSH
9 2 (0.78%) Telnet
10 1 (0.39%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.39%) LAN
10 1 (0.39%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (24.61%) SQL Server
2 40 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 29 (11.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (9.38%) RDBMS
5 23 (8.98%) DB2
6 21 (8.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (6.64%) Oracle Database
8 11 (4.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.91%) MySQL
10 9 (3.52%) NoSQL
11 6 (2.34%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.95%) Big Data
12 5 (1.95%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.95%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.56%) MongoDB
14 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (1.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
15 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 1 (0.39%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 58 (22.66%) Maven
2 44 (17.19%) Ant
3 41 (16.02%) Jenkins
3 41 (16.02%) JUnit
4 32 (12.50%) SoapUI
5 30 (11.72%) Selenium
6 29 (11.33%) Cucumber
7 28 (10.94%) Hudson
7 28 (10.94%) JMeter
7 28 (10.94%) jMock
8 26 (10.16%) JIRA
9 23 (8.98%) WebDriver
10 21 (8.20%) Gradle
11 19 (7.42%) Eclipse
12 17 (6.64%) Git (software)
13 10 (3.91%) MSBuild
13 10 (3.91%) Octopus Deploy
13 10 (3.91%) TeamCity
14 9 (3.52%) Team Foundation Server
15 8 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 149 (58.20%) Finance
2 97 (37.89%) Banking
3 38 (14.84%) Investment Banking
4 20 (7.81%) Back Office
5 10 (3.91%) Financial Institution
6 9 (3.52%) Front Office
7 8 (3.13%) Retail
8 5 (1.95%) Private Banking
8 5 (1.95%) Wholesale Banking
9 3 (1.17%) Legal
9 3 (1.17%) Marketing
10 2 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.39%) Automotive
11 1 (0.39%) German Language
11 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 107 (41.80%) Developer
2 48 (18.75%) Analyst
2 48 (18.75%) Applications Support
3 41 (16.02%) Java Developer
4 32 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 25 (9.77%) Java Engineer
6 20 (7.81%) Applications Support Analyst
7 16 (6.25%) Middleware Developer
7 16 (6.25%) SQL Developer
8 15 (5.86%) Consultant
9 14 (5.47%) ETL Developer
9 14 (5.47%) Informatica Developer
9 14 (5.47%) Informatica ETL Developer
9 14 (5.47%) Linux Support
10 13 (5.08%) QA Engineer
11 12 (4.69%) C# Developer
12 11 (4.30%) Integration Developer
12 11 (4.30%) Test Analyst
13 10 (3.91%) C# .NET Developer
13 10 (3.91%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (37.89%) Middleware
2 90 (35.16%) JMS
3 80 (31.25%) Spring
4 79 (30.86%) Web Services
5 76 (29.69%) XML
6 61 (23.83%) .NET
7 56 (21.88%) REST
8 51 (19.92%) J2EE
9 45 (17.58%) Ajax
10 42 (16.41%) Java EE
11 41 (16.02%) Hibernate
11 41 (16.02%) HTML
11 41 (16.02%) IBM Integration Bus
12 32 (12.50%) XSLT
13 31 (12.11%) ASP.NET
14 30 (11.72%) SOAP
15 28 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
15 28 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 22 (8.59%) CSS
17 21 (8.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.89%) Computer Science
2 24 (9.38%) SWIFT
3 23 (8.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 18 (7.03%) iSeries
5 14 (5.47%) Data Integration
5 14 (5.47%) DataPower
6 13 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (5.08%) N-Tier
7 12 (4.69%) Client/Server
8 11 (4.30%) Fintech
8 11 (4.30%) Inversion of Control
9 7 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.73%) RIA
9 7 (2.73%) User Experience
10 6 (2.34%) iPad
11 4 (1.56%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.56%) Equities
12 3 (1.17%) Clustering
12 3 (1.17%) Fixed Income
12 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.86%) Linux
2 73 (28.52%) Unix
3 51 (19.92%) Windows
4 20 (7.81%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 15 (5.86%) zOS
6 14 (5.47%) AIX
7 11 (4.30%) Solaris
8 6 (2.34%) CentOS
9 5 (1.95%) Android
10 4 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (1.17%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.78%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.39%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (19.14%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (18.75%) SOA
4 41 (16.02%) Unit Testing
5 40 (15.63%) TDD
6 39 (15.23%) ETL
7 38 (14.84%) UML
8 37 (14.45%) ITIL
9 31 (12.11%) BDD
10 30 (11.72%) Domain-Driven Design
10 30 (11.72%) MVC
11 24 (9.38%) Configuration Management
12 23 (8.98%) Functional Testing
12 23 (8.98%) Integration Testing
12 23 (8.98%) Waterfall
13 22 (8.59%) Compatibility Testing
13 22 (8.59%) Regression Testing
13 22 (8.59%) SDLC
13 22 (8.59%) System Integration Testing
14 21 (8.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 124 (48.44%) Java
2 116 (45.31%) SQL
3 55 (21.48%) JavaScript
4 46 (17.97%) C#
5 45 (17.58%) Shell Script
6 28 (10.94%) Groovy
6 28 (10.94%) Perl
6 28 (10.94%) Python
7 24 (9.38%) PowerShell
8 23 (8.98%) Bash Shell
9 21 (8.20%) C++
10 11 (4.30%) PL/SQL
11 10 (3.91%) XPath
12 9 (3.52%) C
13 7 (2.73%) Ruby
14 6 (2.34%) Tcl
14 6 (2.34%) VB
15 5 (1.95%) Korn
15 5 (1.95%) VBScript
16 4 (1.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 52 (20.31%) Degree
2 20 (7.81%) ISEB
3 17 (6.64%) ISTQB
4 7 (2.73%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.78%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.78%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.39%) HND
7 1 (0.39%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (24.61%) QA
2 9 (3.52%) ISO15022
2 9 (3.52%) ISO20022
3 4 (1.56%) SLA
4 2 (0.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.39%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (1.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.17%) PowerHA
3 2 (0.78%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.39%) iptables
4 1 (0.39%) KVM
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.39%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.39%) vSphere
4 1 (0.39%) Xen
4 1 (0.39%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.08%) Control-M
2 11 (4.30%) Puppet
3 9 (3.52%) Nagios
4 8 (3.13%) Ansible
4 8 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.56%) Tivoli
6 3 (1.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (1.17%) OpenAM
6 3 (1.17%) SCCM
6 3 (1.17%) SCOM
6 3 (1.17%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.39%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.39%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 116 (45.31%) IBM
2 66 (25.78%) Oracle
3 20 (7.81%) Atlassian
3 20 (7.81%) Rally
4 18 (7.03%) Microsoft
5 17 (6.64%) Informatica
6 16 (6.25%) Software AG
7 13 (5.08%) Red Hat
8 12 (4.69%) Sybase
9 7 (2.73%) Sun
10 6 (2.34%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.95%) VMware
12 4 (1.56%) Alias
12 4 (1.56%) BMC
12 4 (1.56%) BT
12 4 (1.56%) Remedy
12 4 (1.56%) Terracotta
13 3 (1.17%) BEA
13 3 (1.17%) Cisco
13 3 (1.17%) Splunk
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pershing Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Swindon
Tata Consultancy services
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Horsham, United Kingdom
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago