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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 732 669 510
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -159
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 172 212 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.20% 0.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.49% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 118 148 317
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £40,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £81,450 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
42171 43582 46299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.07% 40.28% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35652 37769 40546
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 21 October 2014 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 21 October 2014. 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 -59 157 £47,500 -17.39% 10
London -68 60 £65,000 - 3
North West +7 29 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Manchester +6 26 £42,500 -39.28% 1
South East -18 22 £47,500 -5.00% 4
East Midlands - 16 £42,500 -
Scotland +1 15 £42,500 -39.28% 1
Bristol -6 13 £33,500 -10.66%
South West -27 13 £33,500 -10.66%
Nottinghamshire - 12 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 12 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -24 10 £41,250 -41.07% 1
Edinburgh -11 9 £33,000 -52.85%
Berkshire -17 8 £51,250 +2.50%
City of London -25 8 £58,750 -9.61% 2
West Yorkshire -30 8 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Leeds -33 8 £37,500 -
Salford - 8 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire -2 7 £40,250 -5.29% 4
East of England - 7 £72,500 -
Surrey -9 6 £47,500 -36.66%
Reading -11 6 - -
Guildford - 6 £47,500 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £72,500 -
Northamptonshire - 4 - -
Glasgow - 4 £42,500 - 1
Bedford - 4 £72,500 -
Cheshire -18 3 £47,750 +19.37%
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Havant - 2 £40,500 - 3

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

1 382 (95.74%) WebSphere
2 214 (53.63%) Linux
3 201 (50.38%) Java
3 201 (50.38%) Oracle
4 175 (43.86%) IBM
5 163 (40.85%) Finance
6 152 (38.10%) UNIX
7 145 (36.34%) SQL
8 141 (35.34%) XML
9 135 (33.83%) JMS
10 122 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
11 115 (28.82%) Windows
12 105 (26.32%) Banking
12 105 (26.32%) Spring
13 96 (24.06%) Tomcat
14 94 (23.56%) SQL Server
15 89 (22.31%) Solaris
16 88 (22.06%) Middleware
16 88 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 84 (21.05%) Red Hat
18 81 (20.30%) WebLogic
18 81 (20.30%) Software Engineering
19 80 (20.05%) JBoss
20 79 (19.80%) Maven
21 78 (19.55%) WebSphere Application Server
22 77 (19.30%) XSLT
23 72 (18.05%) Servlets
24 66 (16.54%) JUnit
24 66 (16.54%) J2EE
25 65 (16.29%) Degree

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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
1 382 (95.74%) WebSphere
2 96 (24.06%) Tomcat
3 81 (20.30%) WebLogic
4 80 (20.05%) JBoss
5 78 (19.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 48 (12.03%) Apache
7 34 (8.52%) MQSeries
8 27 (6.77%) GlassFish
9 24 (6.02%) Apache ServiceMix
10 20 (5.01%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (5.01%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 19 (4.76%) IBM HTTP Server
12 16 (4.01%) IIS
13 11 (2.76%) WebSphere Process Server
14 10 (2.51%) Oracle HTTP Server
15 8 (2.01%) SharePoint
16 6 (1.50%) Adobe CQ
17 5 (1.25%) Tuxedo
17 5 (1.25%) iPlanet
18 4 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (1.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 4 (1.00%) Markit EDM
1 4 (1.00%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.75%) SAP GRC
3 2 (0.50%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.50%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.50%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.25%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.25%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.00%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 60 (15.04%) HTTP
2 39 (9.77%) SSL
3 38 (9.52%) SAN
4 29 (7.27%) Firewall
5 23 (5.76%) LDAP
6 19 (4.76%) FTP
7 17 (4.26%) DNS
7 17 (4.26%) TCP/IP
8 15 (3.76%) NAS
9 13 (3.26%) iSCSI
10 10 (2.51%) Internet
11 8 (2.01%) Kerberos
12 3 (0.75%) Network Security
12 3 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.75%) DMZ
13 2 (0.50%) SMTP
13 2 (0.50%) WAN
14 1 (0.25%) LAN
14 1 (0.25%) WLAN
14 1 (0.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (23.56%) SQL Server
2 64 (16.04%) Relational Database
3 55 (13.78%) DB2
4 50 (12.53%) RDBMS
5 49 (12.28%) Oracle Database
6 30 (7.52%) MySQL
7 29 (7.27%) Hazelcast
8 25 (6.27%) Big Data
9 17 (4.26%) Oracle Exadata
10 10 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (1.00%) Sybase IQ
13 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (0.75%) SAP BW
14 2 (0.50%) Infinispan
14 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.50%) Adabas
14 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.50%) Hadoop
15 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 79 (19.80%) Maven
2 66 (16.54%) JUnit
3 45 (11.28%) Cucumber
4 39 (9.77%) Jenkins
5 36 (9.02%) Eclipse
5 36 (9.02%) Git (software)
6 32 (8.02%) Ant
7 27 (6.77%) Subversion
8 26 (6.52%) Eclipse RCP
9 25 (6.27%) Selenium
10 24 (6.02%) JBehave
11 16 (4.01%) JMeter
12 8 (2.01%) Visual Studio
13 4 (1.00%) CruiseControl
13 4 (1.00%) JIRA
14 3 (0.75%) ClearCase
14 3 (0.75%) ClearQuest
15 2 (0.50%) NUnit
15 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
15 2 (0.50%) JProfiler
General
1 163 (40.85%) Finance
2 105 (26.32%) Banking
3 33 (8.27%) Telecoms
4 29 (7.27%) French Language
5 28 (7.02%) Retail
6 18 (4.51%) Investment Banking
7 14 (3.51%) Back Office
8 8 (2.01%) Front Office
9 7 (1.75%) Games
10 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.00%) Legal
11 3 (0.75%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.50%) International Banking
12 2 (0.50%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 132 (33.08%) Developer
2 90 (22.56%) Java Developer
3 57 (14.29%) Architect
4 43 (10.78%) Software Engineer
5 35 (8.77%) Analyst
6 33 (8.27%) Administrator
7 27 (6.77%) Applications Support
8 26 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
8 26 (6.52%) Senior Developer
9 23 (5.76%) Java Software Engineer
10 20 (5.01%) Support Analyst
10 20 (5.01%) Infrastructure Architect
11 19 (4.76%) WebSphere Administrator
11 19 (4.76%) Senior Java Developer
11 19 (4.76%) Consultant
12 18 (4.51%) C++ Developer
13 17 (4.26%) Senior Architect
13 17 (4.26%) Systems Administrator
14 15 (3.76%) C++ Software Engineer
14 15 (3.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (35.34%) XML
2 135 (33.83%) JMS
3 105 (26.32%) Spring
4 88 (22.06%) Middleware
5 77 (19.30%) XSLT
6 72 (18.05%) Servlets
7 66 (16.54%) J2EE
8 55 (13.78%) Web Services
8 55 (13.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 40 (10.03%) SOAP
10 39 (9.77%) JSP
11 36 (9.02%) XML Schema
11 36 (9.02%) J2SE
11 36 (9.02%) Grails
12 35 (8.77%) REST
13 34 (8.52%) Hibernate
13 34 (8.52%) SAX
13 34 (8.52%) DOM
14 33 (8.27%) RESTful
15 30 (7.52%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (12.53%) Computer Science
3 42 (10.53%) SWIFT
4 39 (9.77%) Enterprise Software
5 35 (8.77%) N-Tier
6 34 (8.52%) Client/Server
7 27 (6.77%) DataPower
8 26 (6.52%) Inversion of Control
9 16 (4.01%) FlexPod
10 15 (3.76%) Clustering
11 13 (3.26%) Hedge funds
11 13 (3.26%) Management Information System
12 11 (2.76%) Derivative
13 10 (2.51%) Mainframe
13 10 (2.51%) iSeries
13 10 (2.51%) Open Source
14 9 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 6 (1.50%) Equities
16 4 (1.00%) Blackberry
16 4 (1.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 214 (53.63%) Linux
2 152 (38.10%) UNIX
3 115 (28.82%) Windows
4 89 (22.31%) Solaris
5 88 (22.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 47 (11.78%) AIX
7 34 (8.52%) Android
8 33 (8.27%) zOS
9 31 (7.77%) HPUX
10 19 (4.76%) SUSE
11 16 (4.01%) OS/400
12 13 (3.26%) CentOS
13 9 (2.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (2.26%) Oracle Linux
14 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
15 4 (1.00%) Fedora
15 4 (1.00%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (20.30%) Software Engineering
3 61 (15.29%) Scrum
4 60 (15.04%) TDD
5 52 (13.03%) Mentoring
6 50 (12.53%) UML
7 42 (10.53%) Unit Testing
8 36 (9.02%) Coaching
9 34 (8.52%) SOA
10 33 (8.27%) Problem Management
10 33 (8.27%) ITIL
11 30 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
12 29 (7.27%) Enterprise Architecture
13 28 (7.02%) BDD
13 28 (7.02%) Dependency Injection
14 27 (6.77%) OO
15 25 (6.27%) Complex Event Processing
15 25 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
16 22 (5.51%) Change Management
17 20 (5.01%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 201 (50.38%) Java
2 145 (36.34%) SQL
3 50 (12.53%) Shell Script
4 39 (9.77%) Perl
5 35 (8.77%) XPath
6 25 (6.27%) C++
7 22 (5.51%) C
7 22 (5.51%) Groovy
8 20 (5.01%) Bash Shell
9 18 (4.51%) Korn
10 15 (3.76%) PL/SQL
11 14 (3.51%) C#
12 11 (2.76%) Python
13 10 (2.51%) Jython
14 9 (2.26%) JavaScript
15 7 (1.75%) VBA
15 7 (1.75%) AWK
15 7 (1.75%) sed
16 4 (1.00%) JCL
16 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (16.29%) Degree
2 11 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.26%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.50%) IBM Certification
5 4 (1.00%) GIAC
5 4 (1.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.51%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.27%) Hyper-V
2 25 (6.27%) Oracle RAC
3 20 (5.01%) Active Directory
4 16 (4.01%) KVM
5 11 (2.76%) vSphere
6 7 (1.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 3 (0.75%) Veritas Volume Manager
7 3 (0.75%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.25%) RACF
8 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 49 (12.28%) Tivoli
2 14 (3.51%) NetBackup
3 9 (2.26%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 9 (2.26%) Control-M
4 5 (1.25%) OpenAM
5 4 (1.00%) BMC Performance Manager
6 2 (0.50%) OMEGAMON
7 1 (0.25%) CA Endevor
7 1 (0.25%) CA Wily
7 1 (0.25%) MOM
7 1 (0.25%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 201 (50.38%) Oracle
2 175 (43.86%) IBM
3 84 (21.05%) Red Hat
4 58 (14.54%) VMware
5 46 (11.53%) Microsoft
6 34 (8.52%) HP
7 31 (7.77%) NetApp
8 30 (7.52%) Symantec
9 28 (7.02%) Google
10 21 (5.26%) BMC
11 20 (5.01%) EMC
12 17 (4.26%) Cisco
12 17 (4.26%) SAP
13 16 (4.01%) CheckPoint
13 16 (4.01%) Juniper
13 16 (4.01%) CA
13 16 (4.01%) Brocade
14 14 (3.51%) Reuters
15 13 (3.26%) Sybase
16 11 (2.76%) TIBCO
Havant, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Hounslow, Middlesex
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Generous Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Discover Financial Services
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent slary,Bonus and standard b
Posted: 21 days ago