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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 792 698 767
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +69
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 124 273 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.25% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.33% 0.65% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 109 185 171
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
37885 42044 47296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.83% 37.94% 39.31%
Number of salaries quoted 32928 35939 40488
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
(Click see detailed
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 -76 122 £50,000 -4.76% 12
South East +55 53 £50,000 -9.09% 4
London -32 45 £66,250 +20.45% 8
Berkshire +37 28 £50,000 -9.09% 1
City of London +38 11 £82,500 +50.00%
Hampshire +2 10 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Farnborough +8 8 £50,000 -9.09%
East Sussex +2 8 £45,000 -28.00%
North West -1 8 £41,250 -21.42%
Manchester -4 8 £41,250 -37.73%
East of England +37 7 £35,000 -
West Sussex +7 7 £40,000 -20.00%
Reading - 7 £55,000 - 1
Hertfordshire +22 6 £35,000 -
Bristol +18 5 £45,000 -
South West -8 5 £45,000 -2.96%
Hemel Hempstead - 5 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £55,000 -
North East - 3 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland -19 2 £50,000 +0.50%
Burgess Hill - 2 £60,000 -
Leeds +15 1 £35,000 -15.15%
West Yorkshire +14 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Slough +3 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire +1 1 £35,000 -15.15%
Brighton 0 1 £38,000 -40.39%
Edinburgh -5 1 £50,000 -
Basingstoke -12 1 - - 1
Essex - 1 £57,500 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 252 (91.97%) WebSphere
2 134 (48.91%) Java
2 134 (48.91%) Finance
3 132 (48.18%) IBM
4 113 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
5 110 (40.15%) Middleware
6 103 (37.59%) SQL
7 90 (32.85%) XML
8 89 (32.48%) J2EE
9 87 (31.75%) Banking
10 84 (30.66%) Oracle
10 84 (30.66%) SQL Server
11 82 (29.93%) Spring
12 81 (29.56%) ITIL
12 81 (29.56%) JMS
13 78 (28.47%) Web Services
14 75 (27.37%) JavaScript
15 74 (27.01%) Unix
16 71 (25.91%) Linux
17 70 (25.55%) SOA
18 66 (24.09%) QA
19 65 (23.72%) .NET
20 64 (23.36%) WebSphere Application Server
21 62 (22.63%) HTML
21 62 (22.63%) IBM Integration Bus
22 59 (21.53%) Degree
23 58 (21.17%) Maven
24 50 (18.25%) Unit Testing
25 49 (17.88%) UML
26 48 (17.52%) ETL

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
1 252 (91.97%) WebSphere
2 64 (23.36%) WebSphere Application Server
3 39 (14.23%) IIS
4 32 (11.68%) Tomcat
5 26 (9.49%) WebLogic
6 22 (8.03%) JBoss
7 18 (6.57%) Apache
8 17 (6.20%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (5.47%) IBM HTTP Server
10 14 (5.11%) Confluence
11 13 (4.74%) WebSphere Process Server
12 12 (4.38%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 11 (4.01%) MQSeries
14 7 (2.55%) SharePoint
15 6 (2.19%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (1.82%) Mule
16 5 (1.82%) Mule ESB
17 3 (1.09%) Apache ServiceMix
17 3 (1.09%) Tuxedo
18 2 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (6.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.11%) MS Office
3 6 (2.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (4.38%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.46%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.73%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.36%) Algo Collateral
4 1 (0.36%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.36%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.36%) EQXanite
4 1 (0.36%) LatentZero
4 1 (0.36%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.28%) SaaS
2 8 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.82%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.46%) IBM SmartCloud
5 4 (1.46%) PaaS
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.36%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.36%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 48 (17.52%) TCP/IP
2 23 (8.39%) HTTP
3 20 (7.30%) DNS
4 15 (5.47%) SSL
5 12 (4.38%) DHCP
5 12 (4.38%) SAN
6 10 (3.65%) LDAP
7 8 (2.92%) Firewall
8 7 (2.55%) Internet
8 7 (2.55%) WAN
9 6 (2.19%) FTP
9 6 (2.19%) S/MIME
10 5 (1.82%) NAS
11 4 (1.46%) ATM
11 4 (1.46%) SSH
11 4 (1.46%) WebEx
12 2 (0.73%) CTI
12 2 (0.73%) PuTTY
12 2 (0.73%) Telnet
13 1 (0.36%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (30.66%) SQL Server
2 43 (15.69%) Relational Database
3 31 (11.31%) RDBMS
3 31 (11.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 21 (7.66%) Oracle Database
5 19 (6.93%) NoSQL
6 16 (5.84%) DB2
7 12 (4.38%) solidDB
8 10 (3.65%) MySQL
9 8 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (2.55%) BusinessObjects
10 7 (2.55%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.55%) Oracle9i Database
11 6 (2.19%) SAP Data Services
12 5 (1.82%) Big Data
12 5 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.46%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.46%) HBase
14 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 58 (21.17%) Maven
2 44 (16.06%) Ant
3 42 (15.33%) Jenkins
4 34 (12.41%) Eclipse
5 33 (12.04%) JUnit
6 25 (9.12%) Git (software)
7 21 (7.66%) SoapUI
8 20 (7.30%) Selenium
9 19 (6.93%) Cucumber
10 18 (6.57%) JMeter
10 18 (6.57%) jMock
11 17 (6.20%) JIRA
12 15 (5.47%) Gradle
12 15 (5.47%) Hudson
12 15 (5.47%) WebDriver
13 10 (3.65%) Toad
14 5 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
14 5 (1.82%) Subversion
14 5 (1.82%) Visual Studio
15 4 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 134 (48.91%) Finance
2 87 (31.75%) Banking
3 19 (6.93%) Retail
4 16 (5.84%) Financial Institution
5 12 (4.38%) Investment Banking
6 7 (2.55%) Legal
7 4 (1.46%) Back Office
8 3 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.73%) Front Office
9 2 (0.73%) German Language
9 2 (0.73%) Marketing
9 2 (0.73%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 95 (34.67%) Developer
2 49 (17.88%) Applications Support
3 47 (17.15%) Java Developer
4 44 (16.06%) Analyst
5 34 (12.41%) Support Analyst
6 28 (10.22%) Java Engineer
7 23 (8.39%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 22 (8.03%) Applications Support Analyst
9 17 (6.20%) Senior Developer
9 17 (6.20%) Senior Java Developer
10 15 (5.47%) Java Software Engineer
10 15 (5.47%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.38%) Applications Developer
11 12 (4.38%) SQL Analyst
12 11 (4.01%) Administrator
12 11 (4.01%) Consultant
12 11 (4.01%) SQL Support Analyst
13 10 (3.65%) Architect
13 10 (3.65%) Linux Support
14 9 (3.28%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (40.15%) Middleware
2 90 (32.85%) XML
3 89 (32.48%) J2EE
4 82 (29.93%) Spring
5 81 (29.56%) JMS
6 78 (28.47%) Web Services
7 65 (23.72%) .NET
8 62 (22.63%) HTML
8 62 (22.63%) IBM Integration Bus
9 44 (16.06%) REST
10 41 (14.96%) Ajax
10 41 (14.96%) ASP.NET
11 39 (14.23%) Hibernate
12 37 (13.50%) ASP.NET MVC
13 36 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 32 (11.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 32 (11.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 30 (10.95%) RESTful
16 29 (10.58%) CSS
16 29 (10.58%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.50%) Computer Science
2 32 (11.68%) SWIFT
3 27 (9.85%) Client/Server
4 25 (9.12%) N-Tier
5 24 (8.76%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (8.76%) Inversion of Control
6 22 (8.03%) Analytical Skills
7 19 (6.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 18 (6.57%) Fintech
9 17 (6.20%) DataPower
10 13 (4.74%) Clustering
11 10 (3.65%) PKI
12 8 (2.92%) iPad
12 8 (2.92%) iSeries
13 7 (2.55%) Data Integration
13 7 (2.55%) Data Structures
14 5 (1.82%) Management Information System
14 5 (1.82%) Mobile Banking
14 5 (1.82%) RIA
15 4 (1.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.01%) Unix
2 71 (25.91%) Linux
3 44 (16.06%) Windows
4 20 (7.30%) Windows Server
5 17 (6.20%) AIX
6 12 (4.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (4.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (4.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.92%) Solaris
9 7 (2.55%) Android
10 6 (2.19%) zOS
11 4 (1.46%) CentOS
12 2 (0.73%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (41.24%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (29.56%) ITIL
3 70 (25.55%) SOA
4 50 (18.25%) Unit Testing
5 49 (17.88%) UML
6 48 (17.52%) ETL
7 40 (14.60%) MVC
8 38 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
9 31 (11.31%) TDD
9 31 (11.31%) Waterfall
10 30 (10.95%) OO
11 29 (10.58%) BDD
12 24 (8.76%) OOA/OOD
13 22 (8.03%) Domain-Driven Design
14 21 (7.66%) Problem Management
14 21 (7.66%) System Testing
15 20 (7.30%) Scrum
16 18 (6.57%) Project Management
17 17 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
17 17 (6.20%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 134 (48.91%) Java
2 103 (37.59%) SQL
3 75 (27.37%) JavaScript
4 36 (13.14%) C#
5 33 (12.04%) Shell Script
6 19 (6.93%) PowerShell
7 18 (6.57%) Groovy
8 14 (5.11%) C++
8 14 (5.11%) Perl
9 11 (4.01%) Bash Shell
9 11 (4.01%) Python
10 5 (1.82%) Korn
10 5 (1.82%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.82%) Ruby
11 4 (1.46%) C
11 4 (1.46%) Tcl
11 4 (1.46%) VBScript
12 3 (1.09%) Jython
12 3 (1.09%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 59 (21.53%) Degree
2 14 (5.11%) ISEB
3 11 (4.01%) ISTQB
4 6 (2.19%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.46%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.73%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.36%) CCNA
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) MCP
7 1 (0.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.36%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (24.09%) QA
2 16 (5.84%) ISO15022
2 16 (5.84%) ISO20022
3 5 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.82%) ISO27002
3 5 (1.82%) SLA
4 2 (0.73%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (6.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (5.47%) Active Directory
3 10 (3.65%) PowerHA
4 3 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (0.73%) Postfix
5 2 (0.73%) qmail
5 2 (0.73%) Sendmail
5 2 (0.73%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.73%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.36%) KVM
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.55%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.46%) Puppet
3 3 (1.09%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.73%) Plesk
5 1 (0.36%) Ansible
5 1 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.36%) Control-M
5 1 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.36%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.36%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.36%) SCCM
5 1 (0.36%) SCOM
5 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.36%) vMotion
Vendors
1 132 (48.18%) IBM
2 84 (30.66%) Oracle
3 21 (7.66%) Microsoft
4 19 (6.93%) VMware
5 14 (5.11%) Atlassian
5 14 (5.11%) Rally
6 13 (4.74%) Software AG
6 13 (4.74%) Sybase
7 12 (4.38%) WorldPay
8 11 (4.01%) BEA
9 9 (3.28%) MuleSoft
9 9 (3.28%) SAP
10 8 (2.92%) BT
10 8 (2.92%) Informatica
10 8 (2.92%) Red Hat
11 6 (2.19%) Sun
11 6 (2.19%) webMethods
12 4 (1.46%) Alias
12 4 (1.46%) BMC
12 4 (1.46%) Remedy
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Optima Connections
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
Mint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
London, UK
Wipro
Posted: 24 days ago