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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
Rank 744 726 755
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +29
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 105 215 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.32% 0.57% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 90 151 149
Median salary £55,000 £48,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.40% -5.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,950 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £46,230 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+13.56% +2.73%

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
33313 38016 39327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.47% 38.03% 37.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28774 32748 33938
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 29 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 -15 98 £55,000 +10.00% 13
London +73 63 £60,000 +2.12% 8
South East +16 17 £55,000 +13.40% 2
Hampshire +3 10 £55,000 -8.33% 2
City of London +13 9 £82,500 +17.85% 1
West Midlands - 8 £48,750 - 1
Scotland +18 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Edinburgh +12 7 £52,500 +16.66%
Coventry - 6 £46,125 -
Farnborough -11 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Berkshire +18 4 £65,000 +44.44%
East of England +1 4 £55,250 +5.23%
Hertfordshire -13 4 £55,250 +2.79%
Watford -13 4 £55,250 +5.23%
Basingstoke - 4 £52,500 - 2
North West -23 3 £37,500 -12.79%
Reading - 3 £65,000 -
M4 Corridor - 3 £67,500 -
East Midlands +4 2 £55,000 +12.82% 2
Nottinghamshire -5 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Manchester -22 2 £37,500 -18.47%
Nottingham - 2 £55,000 - 1
Cheshire +16 1 - -
South West -8 1 - -
Dorset - 1 - -
Solihull - 1 £55,000 -
Poole - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 - -
Birmingham - 1 £52,500 - 1

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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.

1 251 (92.96%) WebSphere
2 174 (64.44%) SQL
3 164 (60.74%) Finance
4 144 (53.33%) Banking
5 142 (52.59%) IBM
6 121 (44.81%) Java
7 118 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
8 108 (40.00%) Middleware
9 99 (36.67%) Linux
10 87 (32.22%) Oracle
11 83 (30.74%) JMS
12 82 (30.37%) .NET
13 80 (29.63%) XML
14 76 (28.15%) Windows
15 67 (24.81%) Spring
16 64 (23.70%) Web Services
17 62 (22.96%) PowerShell
18 58 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
19 57 (21.11%) C#
20 55 (20.37%) Investment Banking
20 55 (20.37%) IBM Integration Bus
21 53 (19.63%) Python
22 51 (18.89%) Unix
22 51 (18.89%) SQL Server
22 51 (18.89%) WebSphere Application Server
23 50 (18.52%) J2EE
23 50 (18.52%) Shell Script
24 49 (18.15%) MQSeries
24 49 (18.15%) SOA
24 49 (18.15%) DevOps

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
1 251 (92.96%) WebSphere
2 51 (18.89%) WebSphere Application Server
3 49 (18.15%) MQSeries
4 41 (15.19%) IIS
5 35 (12.96%) SharePoint
6 32 (11.85%) WebLogic
7 17 (6.30%) JBoss
7 17 (6.30%) Tomcat
8 13 (4.81%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 12 (4.44%) Apache
9 12 (4.44%) GlassFish
10 9 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
11 7 (2.59%) WebSphere Process Server
12 5 (1.85%) Confluence
13 4 (1.48%) Mule
13 4 (1.48%) Mule ESB
14 3 (1.11%) IBM HTTP Server
14 3 (1.11%) Oracle Application Server
15 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Integration
15 1 (0.37%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 19 (7.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) FLEXCUBE
1 4 (1.48%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 4 (1.48%) Summit
1 4 (1.48%) Temenos T24
2 3 (1.11%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.11%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 1 (0.37%) Eagle PACE
3 1 (0.37%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.37%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.37%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.48%) GitHub
3 4 (1.48%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.11%) IBM SmartCloud
5 1 (0.37%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.52%) TCP/IP
2 22 (8.15%) Intranet
3 14 (5.19%) FTP
4 13 (4.81%) SSL
5 9 (3.33%) Firewall
5 9 (3.33%) HTTP
5 9 (3.33%) LDAP
6 7 (2.59%) DMZ
7 5 (1.85%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.37%) Internet
8 1 (0.37%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.89%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.48%) Relational Database
2 31 (11.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (6.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (5.56%) DB2
5 14 (5.19%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.44%) Hadoop
7 11 (4.07%) LogicBlox
7 11 (4.07%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.33%) Oracle Database
9 8 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.85%) Big Data
10 5 (1.85%) MySQL
11 4 (1.48%) Hazelcast
12 2 (0.74%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
13 1 (0.37%) Endeca
13 1 (0.37%) Infinispan
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 38 (14.07%) TeamCity
2 37 (13.70%) Hudson
2 37 (13.70%) MSBuild
2 37 (13.70%) Octopus Deploy
3 35 (12.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 34 (12.59%) Team Foundation Server
5 24 (8.89%) JUnit
6 22 (8.15%) Maven
7 21 (7.78%) Jenkins
8 13 (4.81%) Ant
8 13 (4.81%) Visual Studio
9 10 (3.70%) Gradle
10 9 (3.33%) Subversion
11 8 (2.96%) Log4j
11 8 (2.96%) SoapUI
12 7 (2.59%) Cucumber
12 7 (2.59%) jMock
13 6 (2.22%) Git (software)
13 6 (2.22%) Rational Application Developer
14 5 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 164 (60.74%) Finance
2 144 (53.33%) Banking
3 55 (20.37%) Investment Banking
4 28 (10.37%) Back Office
5 16 (5.93%) Front Office
6 9 (3.33%) Private Banking
7 8 (2.96%) Retail
8 3 (1.11%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.74%) Wholesale Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Games
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 117 (43.33%) Developer
2 46 (17.04%) Java Developer
3 38 (14.07%) SQL Developer
4 34 (12.59%) Applications Support
5 30 (11.11%) Analyst
6 27 (10.00%) Middleware Developer
7 25 (9.26%) .NET Developer
8 23 (8.52%) Support Analyst
9 22 (8.15%) C# Developer
10 21 (7.78%) Integration Developer
10 21 (7.78%) PowerShell Engineer
10 21 (7.78%) WebSphere Developer
10 21 (7.78%) Windows Engineer
11 20 (7.41%) Consultant
11 20 (7.41%) Senior Developer
11 20 (7.41%) SSIS Developer
12 19 (7.04%) Applications Engineer
13 18 (6.67%) DevOps Engineer
14 17 (6.30%) Applications Support Analyst
15 15 (5.56%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (40.00%) Middleware
2 83 (30.74%) JMS
3 82 (30.37%) .NET
4 80 (29.63%) XML
5 67 (24.81%) Spring
6 64 (23.70%) Web Services
7 55 (20.37%) IBM Integration Bus
8 50 (18.52%) J2EE
9 42 (15.56%) XSLT
10 41 (15.19%) MSMQ
11 39 (14.44%) SOAP
12 37 (13.70%) Java EE
13 34 (12.59%) HTML
14 31 (11.48%) Hibernate
14 31 (11.48%) JDBC
14 31 (11.48%) REST
15 24 (8.89%) Ajax
16 23 (8.52%) ASP.NET
17 20 (7.41%) CSS
18 18 (6.67%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 33 (12.22%) DataPower
2 19 (7.04%) SWIFT
3 16 (5.93%) Computer Science
4 15 (5.56%) iSeries
5 13 (4.81%) Clustering
6 10 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.70%) Fintech
7 8 (2.96%) Data Integration
8 7 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.59%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.48%) iPad
10 3 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.11%) Cryptography
10 3 (1.11%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.74%) Eurex
11 2 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.74%) RIA
11 2 (0.74%) User Experience
12 1 (0.37%) Derivative
12 1 (0.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 99 (36.67%) Linux
2 76 (28.15%) Windows
3 51 (18.89%) Unix
4 41 (15.19%) Windows Server
5 28 (10.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (6.67%) AIX
7 11 (4.07%) Solaris
8 5 (1.85%) zOS
9 4 (1.48%) Android
10 3 (1.11%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.11%) CentOS
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.37%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (43.70%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (21.48%) Continuous Integration
3 49 (18.15%) DevOps
3 49 (18.15%) SOA
4 46 (17.04%) Configuration Management
5 42 (15.56%) Mentoring
6 40 (14.81%) Software Engineering
7 39 (14.44%) SDLC
8 38 (14.07%) Scrum
9 37 (13.70%) UML
10 34 (12.59%) ETL
11 25 (9.26%) ITIL
12 23 (8.52%) Unit Testing
13 20 (7.41%) MVC
14 18 (6.67%) Integration Testing
15 17 (6.30%) OO
15 17 (6.30%) User Acceptance Testing
16 16 (5.93%) Microservices
17 15 (5.56%) Risk Management
18 14 (5.19%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 174 (64.44%) SQL
2 121 (44.81%) Java
3 62 (22.96%) PowerShell
4 57 (21.11%) C#
5 53 (19.63%) Python
6 50 (18.52%) Shell Script
7 39 (14.44%) Perl
8 35 (12.96%) JavaScript
9 30 (11.11%) Bash Shell
10 26 (9.63%) C++
11 23 (8.52%) PL/SQL
12 17 (6.30%) VB
13 16 (5.93%) XPath
14 15 (5.56%) C
15 10 (3.70%) Jython
16 9 (3.33%) Groovy
16 9 (3.33%) Korn
16 9 (3.33%) RPG
16 9 (3.33%) RPG IV
17 5 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 27 (10.00%) Degree
2 7 (2.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.22%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.85%) ISEB
5 3 (1.11%) OCPJP
5 3 (1.11%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.74%) IBM Certification
6 2 (0.74%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (11.85%) QA
2 7 (2.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.59%) SLA
3 1 (0.37%) SEPA
System Software
1 5 (1.85%) Docker
1 5 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.48%) VMware ESX
3 3 (1.11%) iptables
3 3 (1.11%) PowerHA
3 3 (1.11%) VMware Server
3 3 (1.11%) vSphere
4 2 (0.74%) Firmware
5 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.37%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 42 (15.56%) Control-M
2 36 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
2 36 (13.33%) Puppet
3 35 (12.96%) Nagios
4 33 (12.22%) Ansible
5 12 (4.44%) Tivoli
6 6 (2.22%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (1.11%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.11%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.74%) MAILsweeper
8 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.37%) SCCM
9 1 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 142 (52.59%) IBM
2 87 (32.22%) Oracle
3 29 (10.74%) Microsoft
4 25 (9.26%) Red Hat
5 16 (5.93%) Sybase
6 13 (4.81%) Solace
7 12 (4.44%) TIBCO
8 11 (4.07%) Informatica
8 11 (4.07%) Software AG
9 10 (3.70%) Google
10 6 (2.22%) CA
11 5 (1.85%) Fidessa
11 5 (1.85%) VMware
12 4 (1.48%) Avaloq
12 4 (1.48%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.48%) BT
12 4 (1.48%) Charles River
12 4 (1.48%) Murex
12 4 (1.48%) SunGard
12 4 (1.48%) Temenos
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