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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 597 697 737
Rank change year-on-year
+100 +40
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 311 220 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.19% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.77% 0.49% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 167 163 116
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -5.55%

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
40154 44529 42951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.35% 38.28% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 34283 37434 37135
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +77 275 £55,000 +22.22% 23
London +117 159 £57,500 - 11
City of London +54 51 £57,500 -4.16%
Scotland +37 36 £49,500 +16.47% 2
South East +29 36 £50,000 -29.07% 4
Edinburgh +23 33 £50,250 - 2
North West -16 32 £52,500 +20.00% 3
South West -5 21 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Manchester -9 20 £60,000 +41.17%
Bristol -13 19 £52,500 +40.00%
East of England +22 14 £62,500 -7.40% 1
Hertfordshire +10 14 £62,500 - 1
Hampshire +30 13 £47,500 -31.65% 2
Watford +4 13 - - 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £48,750 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £48,750 - 1
East Sussex - 7 £62,500 -
Cheshire +4 6 £50,500 +12.22%
Lancashire - 6 - - 3
Chorley - 6 - - 3
East Midlands -2 5 £77,500 +82.35% 1
West Yorkshire -7 5 £47,500 +14.45% 2
Yorkshire -14 5 £47,500 +18.01% 2
Farnborough - 4 £46,250 - 1
Knutsford 0 3 £52,500 +9.94%
Brighton - 3 £62,500 -
Leicestershire +14 2 £63,250 +63.01%
Surrey +14 2 £57,500 -29.01%
Berkshire +6 2 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Slough -3 2 £55,000 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 537 (94.88%) WebSphere
2 279 (49.29%) IBM
3 268 (47.35%) Java
4 259 (45.76%) Finance
5 240 (42.40%) Banking
6 214 (37.81%) Linux
7 198 (34.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 196 (34.63%) UNIX
8 196 (34.63%) WebSphere Application Server
9 187 (33.04%) DB2
10 163 (28.80%) Oracle
11 160 (28.27%) SQL
11 160 (28.27%) Windows
12 138 (24.38%) Middleware
13 134 (23.67%) JMS
14 131 (23.14%) Retail
15 126 (22.26%) SQL Server
16 111 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
16 111 (19.61%) SDLC
17 106 (18.73%) Mentoring
18 102 (18.02%) Web Services
19 100 (17.67%) J2EE
19 100 (17.67%) Spring
20 98 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
21 97 (17.14%) QA
22 93 (16.43%) AIX
22 93 (16.43%) XSLT
22 93 (16.43%) Microsoft
22 93 (16.43%) Coaching
23 92 (16.25%) XML

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 537 (94.88%) WebSphere
2 196 (34.63%) WebSphere Application Server
3 77 (13.60%) Tomcat
4 60 (10.60%) MQSeries
5 51 (9.01%) WebLogic
5 51 (9.01%) Apache
6 49 (8.66%) JBoss
7 40 (7.07%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 38 (6.71%) Apache ServiceMix
9 32 (5.65%) IIS
10 29 (5.12%) CICS
11 24 (4.24%) Jetty
12 21 (3.71%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (2.30%) SharePoint
14 7 (1.24%) WebSphere Process Server
14 7 (1.24%) Mule
15 5 (0.88%) CMS
15 5 (0.88%) Mule ESB
16 4 (0.71%) Orchard CMS
16 4 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 27 (4.77%) MS Excel
2 21 (3.71%) MS Office
3 17 (3.00%) Mingle
4 8 (1.41%) MS Project
4 8 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (1.94%) LatentZero
1 11 (1.94%) thinkFolio
1 11 (1.94%) Markit EDM
2 8 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (0.35%) Cordys
4 1 (0.18%) Staffware
4 1 (0.18%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.24%) IBM PureFlex
2 2 (0.35%) Google Analytics
2 2 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.35%) PaaS
2 2 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (9.01%) SAN
2 28 (4.95%) TCP/IP
3 19 (3.36%) FTP
4 15 (2.65%) iSCSI
4 15 (2.65%) NAS
5 14 (2.47%) Firewall
6 12 (2.12%) SSL
7 11 (1.94%) Internet
8 10 (1.77%) LAN
8 10 (1.77%) WAN
9 8 (1.41%) DHCP
9 8 (1.41%) HTTP
9 8 (1.41%) DNS
9 8 (1.41%) Multicast
10 4 (0.71%) LDAP
11 3 (0.53%) DMZ
12 2 (0.35%) AMQP
13 1 (0.18%) SSH
13 1 (0.18%) DSL
13 1 (0.18%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (33.04%) DB2
2 126 (22.26%) SQL Server
3 80 (14.13%) Relational Database
4 60 (10.60%) RDBMS
5 34 (6.01%) Oracle Database
6 29 (5.12%) BusinessObjects
7 27 (4.77%) MySQL
8 24 (4.24%) Oracle Exadata
9 16 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 16 (2.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 15 (2.65%) Adabas
11 12 (2.12%) Sybase IQ
12 9 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (1.06%) Big Data
13 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
14 5 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 4 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
15 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 58 (10.25%) JUnit
2 48 (8.48%) Jenkins
3 40 (7.07%) Maven
4 38 (6.71%) Cucumber
5 37 (6.54%) Git (software)
6 34 (6.01%) Eclipse
7 30 (5.30%) jMock
8 29 (5.12%) Ant
9 22 (3.89%) JIRA
10 21 (3.71%) Subversion
11 20 (3.53%) Eclipse RCP
12 10 (1.77%) Team Foundation Server
13 9 (1.59%) Gradle
14 8 (1.41%) Selenium
15 7 (1.24%) NUnit
15 7 (1.24%) Hudson
16 6 (1.06%) Rational Application Developer
16 6 (1.06%) FitNesse
17 5 (0.88%) HP UFT
17 5 (0.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 259 (45.76%) Finance
2 240 (42.40%) Banking
3 131 (23.14%) Retail
4 20 (3.53%) Retail Banking
5 17 (3.00%) Front Office
5 17 (3.00%) Back Office
6 15 (2.65%) Investment Banking
7 11 (1.94%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.77%) French Language
9 6 (1.06%) Private Banking
10 5 (0.88%) International Banking
10 5 (0.88%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.35%) Law
11 2 (0.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 121 (21.38%) Developer
2 99 (17.49%) Technical Specialist
3 71 (12.54%) Analyst
4 55 (9.72%) Architect
4 55 (9.72%) Java Developer
5 48 (8.48%) Administrator
6 41 (7.24%) Consultant
7 35 (6.18%) Systems Administrator
8 34 (6.01%) Solutions Architect
9 30 (5.30%) Software Engineer
9 30 (5.30%) Infrastructure Architect
10 29 (5.12%) Technical Consultant
11 28 (4.95%) Support Analyst
11 28 (4.95%) WebSphere Specialist
12 26 (4.59%) Applications Support
12 26 (4.59%) Java Software Engineer
13 24 (4.24%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 23 (4.06%) Middleware Developer
15 20 (3.53%) Senior Developer
16 19 (3.36%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 198 (34.98%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 138 (24.38%) Middleware
3 134 (23.67%) JMS
4 102 (18.02%) Web Services
5 100 (17.67%) J2EE
5 100 (17.67%) Spring
6 93 (16.43%) XSLT
7 92 (16.25%) XML
8 82 (14.49%) REST
9 71 (12.54%) .NET
10 65 (11.48%) Hibernate
11 53 (9.36%) Java EE
12 51 (9.01%) SOAP
13 32 (5.65%) ASP.NET
13 32 (5.65%) JSP
14 31 (5.48%) HTML
15 29 (5.12%) Struts
15 29 (5.12%) JDBC
15 29 (5.12%) ISPF
16 28 (4.95%) GWT
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.31%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (11.31%) Computer Science
3 38 (6.71%) Mainframe
4 36 (6.36%) N-Tier
5 30 (5.30%) SWIFT
6 24 (4.24%) FlexPod
6 24 (4.24%) Data Centre
7 23 (4.06%) Client/Server
8 20 (3.53%) Inversion of Control
9 18 (3.18%) Management Information System
10 15 (2.65%) Replication
10 15 (2.65%) EqualLogic
11 13 (2.30%) DataPower
12 12 (2.12%) Online Banking
13 11 (1.94%) Data Integration
13 11 (1.94%) Clustering
13 11 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
14 10 (1.77%) Fixed Income
15 9 (1.59%) Credit Risk
16 8 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 214 (37.81%) Linux
2 196 (34.63%) UNIX
3 160 (28.27%) Windows
4 93 (16.43%) AIX
5 90 (15.90%) Solaris
6 47 (8.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 35 (6.18%) zOS
8 29 (5.12%) MVS
9 24 (4.24%) SUSE
9 24 (4.24%) HPUX
9 24 (4.24%) OS/400
10 9 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.18%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.18%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.18%) Android
12 1 (0.18%) OS/390
12 1 (0.18%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (19.61%) Agile Software Development
1 111 (19.61%) SDLC
2 106 (18.73%) Mentoring
3 93 (16.43%) Coaching
4 72 (12.72%) SOA
5 67 (11.84%) Change Management
6 59 (10.42%) UML
7 58 (10.25%) Software Engineering
8 55 (9.72%) Continuous Integration
9 51 (9.01%) Unit Testing
10 48 (8.48%) TDD
11 47 (8.30%) Problem Management
12 43 (7.60%) Scrum
13 42 (7.42%) Asset Management
14 36 (6.36%) Domain-Driven Design
15 32 (5.65%) OO
16 29 (5.12%) ITIL
17 25 (4.42%) Project Management
17 25 (4.42%) Business Continuity
18 24 (4.24%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 268 (47.35%) Java
2 160 (28.27%) SQL
3 65 (11.48%) C#
4 60 (10.60%) Perl
5 44 (7.77%) JCL
6 32 (5.65%) COBOL
7 28 (4.95%) VB
8 26 (4.59%) C
9 25 (4.42%) PowerShell
10 24 (4.24%) Shell Script
11 22 (3.89%) Bash Shell
12 19 (3.36%) JavaScript
13 17 (3.00%) C++
14 16 (2.83%) VB.NET
14 16 (2.83%) VB6
15 15 (2.65%) NATURAL
16 10 (1.77%) T-SQL
17 9 (1.59%) PL/SQL
18 6 (1.06%) VBA
19 5 (0.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 77 (13.60%) Degree
2 9 (1.59%) IBM Certification
3 8 (1.41%) SC Cleared
3 8 (1.41%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.88%) ISEB
5 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.18%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (17.14%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 52 (9.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (4.24%) Hyper-V
2 24 (4.24%) KVM
3 16 (2.83%) VMware ESX
4 15 (2.65%) vSphere
5 8 (1.41%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.35%) Varnish
7 1 (0.18%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 71 (12.54%) Tivoli
2 31 (5.48%) Puppet
3 29 (5.12%) Nagios
4 15 (2.65%) BMC Marimba
4 15 (2.65%) Cacti
5 14 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
6 12 (2.12%) Check_MK
6 12 (2.12%) ZABBIX
7 11 (1.94%) CA Endevor
8 8 (1.41%) Control-M
9 6 (1.06%) Tivoli Identity Manager
10 4 (0.71%) CA Wily
11 3 (0.53%) Tivoli Monitoring
12 2 (0.35%) OMEGAMON
13 1 (0.18%) CA Single Sign-On
13 1 (0.18%) OPNET
Vendors
1 279 (49.29%) IBM
2 163 (28.80%) Oracle
3 93 (16.43%) Microsoft
4 69 (12.19%) VMware
5 41 (7.24%) Cisco
6 40 (7.07%) Red Hat
7 39 (6.89%) HP
8 33 (5.83%) TIBCO
9 28 (4.95%) Sybase
10 26 (4.59%) CA
11 25 (4.42%) Symantec
11 25 (4.42%) EMC
11 25 (4.42%) Atlassian
12 24 (4.24%) Brocade
12 24 (4.24%) Juniper
12 24 (4.24%) BMC
12 24 (4.24%) NetApp
12 24 (4.24%) CheckPoint
13 22 (3.89%) Google
14 16 (2.83%) Dell
South West London
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, pension etc.
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Nationwide
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 14 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 14 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Pudsey
Tectre Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year
Posted: 15 days ago
South West London
Annapurna
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago