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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 674 673 641
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -32
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 220 226 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.20% 0.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.54% 0.50% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 151 176 182
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £50,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +6.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%

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
40373 45366 43957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.52% 40.52% 40.39%
Number of salaries quoted 34372 37889 38371
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 March 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 March 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 +3 204 £55,000 +1.85% 17
London +75 123 £62,000 -0.80% 10
City of London +15 36 £55,000 -17.60% 5
South East -16 33 £62,500 +13.63% 1
Scotland +17 16 £41,700 -25.20% 3
North West -3 16 £43,000 -11.79%
South West -29 16 £40,000 +19.40%
Manchester +18 15 £43,000 -14.00%
Edinburgh +14 15 £33,000 -44.06% 3
East Sussex - 12 £52,500 -
Brighton - 11 £52,500 -
Wiltshire +10 10 £45,000 +38.46%
Swindon - 10 £45,000 -
Hampshire -11 8 £68,750 +75.15%
East Midlands +17 6 £38,000 +2.20% 2
Berkshire -9 6 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Bristol -15 6 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands -26 5 £52,500 +25.00% 1
Birmingham - 5 £52,500 - 1
East of England +7 4 £45,000 -30.76%
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
Watford - 4 £45,000 -
Basingstoke +10 3 £70,000 -
Buckinghamshire +6 3 - -
Salford - 3 £43,000 -
Leicestershire +16 2 - -
Havant +11 2 £52,500 -24.73%
Reading -8 2 £47,500 -24.00%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Hounslow - 2 £65,000 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 403 (96.41%) WebSphere
2 208 (49.76%) IBM
3 190 (45.45%) Finance
4 181 (43.30%) Linux
5 172 (41.15%) Java
6 152 (36.36%) Banking
7 147 (35.17%) Oracle
8 128 (30.62%) UNIX
9 127 (30.38%) Windows
10 126 (30.14%) Middleware
11 119 (28.47%) DB2
12 114 (27.27%) JMS
13 112 (26.79%) WebSphere Application Server
14 111 (26.56%) SQL
15 95 (22.73%) WebLogic
16 93 (22.25%) AIX
17 90 (21.53%) Spring
17 90 (21.53%) Mentoring
18 85 (20.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
19 84 (20.10%) VMware
20 83 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
21 76 (18.18%) Solaris
22 75 (17.94%) Relational Database
23 72 (17.22%) Web Services
24 71 (16.99%) XML
24 71 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
25 70 (16.75%) Coaching
25 70 (16.75%) SQL Server
26 68 (16.27%) Retail
26 68 (16.27%) Oracle Database

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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
1 403 (96.41%) WebSphere
2 112 (26.79%) WebSphere Application Server
3 95 (22.73%) WebLogic
4 54 (12.92%) Tomcat
5 40 (9.57%) JBoss
6 34 (8.13%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 32 (7.66%) MQSeries
8 31 (7.42%) Apache
9 13 (3.11%) IBM HTTP Server
10 11 (2.63%) Jetty
10 11 (2.63%) Apache ServiceMix
11 9 (2.15%) CICS
11 9 (2.15%) IIS
12 8 (1.91%) BizTalk Server
12 8 (1.91%) Mule
12 8 (1.91%) GlassFish
13 6 (1.44%) Oracle Service Bus
14 5 (1.20%) WebSphere Process Server
14 5 (1.20%) SharePoint
15 4 (0.96%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 12 (2.87%) Mingle
2 8 (1.91%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.44%) MS Office
4 3 (0.72%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (1.44%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (0.72%) SAP CRM
2 3 (0.72%) BASE24
2 3 (0.72%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.24%) Documaker
3 1 (0.24%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.24%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.72%) PaaS
1 3 (0.72%) IaaS
2 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
2 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (11.00%) SAN
2 34 (8.13%) SSL
3 21 (5.02%) HTTP
4 17 (4.07%) LDAP
5 16 (3.83%) Firewall
6 12 (2.87%) Internet
6 12 (2.87%) FTP
7 10 (2.39%) IPv4
8 8 (1.91%) Kerberos
8 8 (1.91%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.96%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.96%) NAS
10 3 (0.72%) AMQP
11 2 (0.48%) Multicast
11 2 (0.48%) DNS
11 2 (0.48%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.24%) WLAN
12 1 (0.24%) WAN
12 1 (0.24%) SMTP
12 1 (0.24%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (28.47%) DB2
2 75 (17.94%) Relational Database
3 70 (16.75%) SQL Server
4 68 (16.27%) Oracle Database
5 66 (15.79%) RDBMS
6 33 (7.89%) Oracle Exadata
7 14 (3.35%) MySQL
8 11 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
9 10 (2.39%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (1.20%) Adabas
11 4 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.96%) Big Data
12 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.24%) SQLite
13 1 (0.24%) KDB
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
13 1 (0.24%) SAP Data Services
13 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 50 (11.96%) Maven
2 36 (8.61%) JUnit
3 33 (7.89%) Eclipse
4 28 (6.70%) Jenkins
5 25 (5.98%) JIRA
5 25 (5.98%) Ant
6 24 (5.74%) Subversion
7 21 (5.02%) Git (software)
8 20 (4.78%) Cucumber
9 16 (3.83%) jMock
10 14 (3.35%) SpecFlow
11 13 (3.11%) SoapUI
12 12 (2.87%) JBehave
13 11 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
14 10 (2.39%) Hudson
15 9 (2.15%) ClearCase
16 6 (1.44%) CruiseControl
16 6 (1.44%) Gradle
17 4 (0.96%) JProfiler
17 4 (0.96%) Rational Rose
General
1 190 (45.45%) Finance
2 152 (36.36%) Banking
3 68 (16.27%) Retail
4 18 (4.31%) Investment Banking
5 15 (3.59%) Back Office
6 11 (2.63%) Financial Institution
6 11 (2.63%) French Language
7 4 (0.96%) International Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.72%) Front Office
8 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.24%) Advertising
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Legal
9 1 (0.24%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 102 (24.40%) Developer
2 77 (18.42%) Architect
3 54 (12.92%) Java Developer
4 52 (12.44%) Solutions Architect
5 39 (9.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 36 (8.61%) Analyst
7 34 (8.13%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 30 (7.18%) Software Engineer
9 24 (5.74%) WebSphere Specialist
10 23 (5.50%) Technical Specialist
11 19 (4.55%) Administrator
12 18 (4.31%) Consultant
13 16 (3.83%) Senior Developer
14 14 (3.35%) C# Developer
14 14 (3.35%) Middleware Analyst
15 11 (2.63%) Designer
15 11 (2.63%) Senior Java Developer
15 11 (2.63%) Java Software Engineer
16 10 (2.39%) Technical Analyst
16 10 (2.39%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (30.14%) Middleware
2 114 (27.27%) JMS
3 90 (21.53%) Spring
4 85 (20.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 72 (17.22%) Web Services
6 71 (16.99%) XML
7 65 (15.55%) XSLT
8 61 (14.59%) J2EE
9 54 (12.92%) REST
10 51 (12.20%) Hibernate
11 47 (11.24%) SOAP
12 45 (10.77%) Java EE
13 40 (9.57%) Struts
14 35 (8.37%) .NET
15 31 (7.42%) Servlets
16 27 (6.46%) JSP
17 24 (5.74%) RESTful
18 22 (5.26%) JSF
18 22 (5.26%) EJB
19 20 (4.78%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 71 (16.99%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (8.37%) Computer Science
3 32 (7.66%) Client/Server
3 32 (7.66%) FlexPod
4 30 (7.18%) SWIFT
5 27 (6.46%) Mainframe
6 26 (6.22%) DataPower
7 21 (5.02%) Management Information System
7 21 (5.02%) Clustering
8 19 (4.55%) N-Tier
9 16 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
10 11 (2.63%) Hedge funds
10 11 (2.63%) Inversion of Control
11 10 (2.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 7 (1.67%) iSeries
13 6 (1.44%) Open Source
13 6 (1.44%) Algorithms
14 5 (1.20%) Online Banking
14 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Storage
14 5 (1.20%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 181 (43.30%) Linux
2 128 (30.62%) UNIX
3 127 (30.38%) Windows
4 93 (22.25%) AIX
5 76 (18.18%) Solaris
6 63 (15.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 50 (11.96%) HPUX
8 40 (9.57%) zOS
9 32 (7.66%) SUSE
9 32 (7.66%) OS/400
10 11 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (2.63%) CentOS
10 11 (2.63%) Oracle Linux
11 9 (2.15%) MVS
12 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.24%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.24%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (21.53%) Mentoring
2 83 (19.86%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (16.75%) Coaching
4 67 (16.03%) SOA
5 43 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (8.85%) OO
6 37 (8.85%) Change Management
7 36 (8.61%) UML
7 36 (8.61%) Software Engineering
8 35 (8.37%) Scrum
9 32 (7.66%) Business Continuity
9 32 (7.66%) Multithreading
9 32 (7.66%) Infrastructure Management
10 24 (5.74%) Unit Testing
11 22 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
12 21 (5.02%) TDD
12 21 (5.02%) OOD
13 20 (4.78%) ITIL
13 20 (4.78%) Requirements Management
14 17 (4.07%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 172 (41.15%) Java
2 111 (26.56%) SQL
3 43 (10.29%) Perl
4 36 (8.61%) C#
5 33 (7.89%) JavaScript
6 25 (5.98%) C
6 25 (5.98%) JCL
7 23 (5.50%) XPath
8 19 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 18 (4.31%) C++
9 18 (4.31%) Prolog
10 16 (3.83%) Shell Script
11 13 (3.11%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.15%) Jython
12 9 (2.15%) Korn
12 9 (2.15%) Bash Shell
13 6 (1.44%) COBOL
14 5 (1.20%) VB
14 5 (1.20%) VB6
14 5 (1.20%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 43 (10.29%) Degree
2 14 (3.35%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.39%) Sun Certification
4 5 (1.20%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.72%) MCSE
5 3 (0.72%) ISEB
5 3 (0.72%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.48%) CCIE
7 1 (0.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) MCP
7 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (13.16%) QA
2 5 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.72%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (14.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (9.81%) Hyper-V
3 32 (7.66%) KVM
4 16 (3.83%) vSphere
5 14 (3.35%) Active Directory
6 10 (2.39%) VirtualBox
7 5 (1.20%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.96%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
8 4 (0.96%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.72%) Varnish
10 2 (0.48%) Firmware
10 2 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 65 (15.55%) Tivoli
2 11 (2.63%) Puppet
3 10 (2.39%) Control-M
4 6 (1.44%) CA Wily
5 5 (1.20%) CA Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.96%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.96%) Nagios
6 4 (0.96%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 4 (0.96%) BMC Marimba
6 4 (0.96%) Cacti
6 4 (0.96%) Check_MK
7 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.72%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (0.72%) CA Endevor
8 2 (0.48%) OMEGAMON
8 2 (0.48%) OpenAM
8 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Satellite
9 1 (0.24%) TIBCO Hawk
9 1 (0.24%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.24%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 208 (49.76%) IBM
2 147 (35.17%) Oracle
3 84 (20.10%) VMware
4 64 (15.31%) Red Hat
5 60 (14.35%) Microsoft
6 40 (9.57%) HP
7 38 (9.09%) Cisco
8 36 (8.61%) EMC
8 36 (8.61%) Symantec
9 34 (8.13%) BMC
10 33 (7.89%) CA
11 32 (7.66%) NetApp
11 32 (7.66%) CheckPoint
11 32 (7.66%) Juniper
11 32 (7.66%) Brocade
12 21 (5.02%) Sun
13 19 (4.55%) TIBCO
14 16 (3.83%) Atlassian
15 12 (2.87%) SAP
16 11 (2.63%) Google
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