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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 770 676 769
Rank change year-on-year
-94 +93
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 145 299 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.38% 0.72% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 123 186 175
Median salary £50,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £70,000 £69,700
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%

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
38096 41463 46169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.84% 37.74% 39.20%
Number of salaries quoted 33112 35381 39295
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 28 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 28 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
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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 -84 143 £50,000 -9.09% 14
London -53 63 £57,500 -4.16% 7
South East +58 58 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Berkshire +37 31 £50,000 -9.09%
City of London +31 13 £65,000 +18.18%
East of England +34 12 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire +26 12 £35,000 -
West Sussex +10 11 £42,500 -15.00% 2
East Sussex +9 11 £45,000 -21.73%
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £35,000 -
Reading - 9 £55,000 -
North West -11 6 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Manchester -19 6 £40,000 -42.85%
Hampshire +3 4 £50,000 -18.36%
Burgess Hill - 4 £60,000 -
North East +7 3 £55,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £55,000 -
Farnborough +7 2 £50,000 -9.09%
Brighton +1 2 £38,000 -39.20%
Leeds +30 1 £85,000 +100.00%
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Milton Keynes +17 1 £50,000 +5.26%
Yorkshire +17 1 £85,000 +80.85% 2
Slough +13 1 £60,000 +9.09%
West Yorkshire +8 1 £85,000 +80.85% 1
Scotland -11 1 £50,000 +0.50%
Edinburgh -11 1 £50,000 -
Basingstoke -18 1 - -
Belfast - 1 - -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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.

1 246 (88.81%) WebSphere
2 147 (53.07%) Finance
3 136 (49.10%) Java
4 128 (46.21%) IBM
5 112 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
6 110 (39.71%) Middleware
7 109 (39.35%) SQL
8 92 (33.21%) JMS
9 90 (32.49%) Banking
10 86 (31.05%) Web Services
10 86 (31.05%) Spring
11 82 (29.60%) XML
12 79 (28.52%) Linux
13 75 (27.08%) SQL Server
14 74 (26.71%) Oracle
14 74 (26.71%) Unix
15 73 (26.35%) J2EE
16 72 (25.99%) QA
17 66 (23.83%) JavaScript
17 66 (23.83%) SOA
18 64 (23.10%) ITIL
19 63 (22.74%) WebSphere Application Server
20 62 (22.38%) Maven
21 60 (21.66%) IBM Integration Bus
22 58 (20.94%) Degree
22 58 (20.94%) .NET
23 54 (19.49%) REST
24 53 (19.13%) HTML
25 50 (18.05%) Windows
26 49 (17.69%) Unit Testing

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
1 246 (88.81%) WebSphere
2 63 (22.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 45 (16.25%) IIS
4 29 (10.47%) WebLogic
5 27 (9.75%) Tomcat
6 22 (7.94%) Confluence
7 19 (6.86%) JBoss
8 17 (6.14%) MQSeries
9 16 (5.78%) Apache
10 13 (4.69%) IBM HTTP Server
11 12 (4.33%) BizTalk Server
12 10 (3.61%) WebSphere Process Server
13 9 (3.25%) IBM Transformation Extender
14 7 (2.53%) GlassFish
15 6 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
16 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
17 4 (1.44%) Mule
17 4 (1.44%) Mule ESB
18 3 (1.08%) Tuxedo
19 2 (0.72%) JCAPS
Applications
1 17 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.89%) MS Office
3 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 10 (3.61%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.44%) BusinessWorks
2 4 (1.44%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.44%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.08%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.08%) LatentZero
3 3 (1.08%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.08%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.97%) SaaS
2 9 (3.25%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.17%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.17%) PaaS
4 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.44%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 46 (16.61%) TCP/IP
2 21 (7.58%) HTTP
3 14 (5.05%) DNS
4 13 (4.69%) SSL
5 11 (3.97%) LDAP
6 9 (3.25%) DHCP
7 7 (2.53%) Firewall
7 7 (2.53%) FTP
7 7 (2.53%) Internet
8 6 (2.17%) S/MIME
8 6 (2.17%) SAN
9 4 (1.44%) NAS
9 4 (1.44%) WebEx
10 3 (1.08%) WAN
11 2 (0.72%) ATM
11 2 (0.72%) DMZ
11 2 (0.72%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.72%) SSH
11 2 (0.72%) Telnet
12 1 (0.36%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (27.08%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.16%) Relational Database
3 32 (11.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 28 (10.11%) RDBMS
5 20 (7.22%) DB2
5 20 (7.22%) Oracle Database
6 15 (5.42%) NoSQL
7 14 (5.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (3.61%) MySQL
9 9 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (2.89%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (2.89%) solidDB
11 7 (2.53%) Big Data
11 7 (2.53%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (2.53%) Oracle9i Database
12 3 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (1.08%) MongoDB
12 3 (1.08%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 2 (0.72%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 62 (22.38%) Maven
2 48 (17.33%) Ant
3 43 (15.52%) Jenkins
4 40 (14.44%) JUnit
5 29 (10.47%) SoapUI
6 28 (10.11%) Eclipse
6 28 (10.11%) Selenium
7 27 (9.75%) Cucumber
8 26 (9.39%) JMeter
8 26 (9.39%) jMock
9 25 (9.03%) JIRA
10 23 (8.30%) Hudson
11 22 (7.94%) WebDriver
12 21 (7.58%) Git (software)
12 21 (7.58%) Gradle
13 6 (2.17%) Subversion
13 6 (2.17%) Toad
14 5 (1.81%) Team Foundation Server
15 4 (1.44%) Sonatype Nexus
15 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 147 (53.07%) Finance
2 90 (32.49%) Banking
3 23 (8.30%) Investment Banking
4 15 (5.42%) Retail
5 13 (4.69%) Financial Institution
6 11 (3.97%) Back Office
7 5 (1.81%) Front Office
7 5 (1.81%) Wholesale Banking
8 4 (1.44%) Legal
9 3 (1.08%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.08%) Marketing
10 2 (0.72%) German Language
10 2 (0.72%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 101 (36.46%) Developer
2 49 (17.69%) Applications Support
3 47 (16.97%) Analyst
3 47 (16.97%) Java Developer
4 33 (11.91%) Support Analyst
5 27 (9.75%) Java Engineer
6 21 (7.58%) Applications Support Analyst
6 21 (7.58%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 15 (5.42%) Senior Developer
7 15 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
8 13 (4.69%) Linux Support
9 12 (4.33%) Consultant
10 11 (3.97%) Architect
10 11 (3.97%) ETL Developer
10 11 (3.97%) Informatica Developer
10 11 (3.97%) Informatica ETL Developer
10 11 (3.97%) Java Software Engineer
10 11 (3.97%) QA Engineer
10 11 (3.97%) Software Engineer
10 11 (3.97%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (39.71%) Middleware
2 92 (33.21%) JMS
3 86 (31.05%) Spring
3 86 (31.05%) Web Services
4 82 (29.60%) XML
5 73 (26.35%) J2EE
6 60 (21.66%) IBM Integration Bus
7 58 (20.94%) .NET
8 54 (19.49%) REST
9 53 (19.13%) HTML
10 46 (16.61%) Ajax
11 44 (15.88%) Hibernate
12 40 (14.44%) Java EE
13 37 (13.36%) ASP.NET
14 33 (11.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 33 (11.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 29 (10.47%) XSLT
16 27 (9.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 27 (9.75%) CSS
16 27 (9.75%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.72%) Computer Science
2 27 (9.75%) SWIFT
3 24 (8.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 21 (7.58%) Client/Server
5 20 (7.22%) N-Tier
6 19 (6.86%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (6.50%) Inversion of Control
8 17 (6.14%) Analytical Skills
8 17 (6.14%) DataPower
9 15 (5.42%) Fintech
10 14 (5.05%) iSeries
11 11 (3.97%) Clustering
11 11 (3.97%) Data Integration
12 8 (2.89%) iPad
12 8 (2.89%) PKI
13 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
13 6 (2.17%) RIA
13 6 (2.17%) User Experience
14 5 (1.81%) Data Structures
15 4 (1.44%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 79 (28.52%) Linux
2 74 (26.71%) Unix
3 50 (18.05%) Windows
4 23 (8.30%) Windows Server
5 15 (5.42%) AIX
6 13 (4.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 12 (4.33%) zOS
8 11 (3.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (3.97%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (3.61%) Solaris
10 7 (2.53%) Android
11 6 (2.17%) CentOS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (40.43%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (23.83%) SOA
3 64 (23.10%) ITIL
4 49 (17.69%) Unit Testing
5 44 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
6 43 (15.52%) UML
7 42 (15.16%) ETL
8 37 (13.36%) TDD
9 35 (12.64%) MVC
10 34 (12.27%) BDD
11 29 (10.47%) Domain-Driven Design
12 26 (9.39%) Waterfall
13 23 (8.30%) Continuous Improvement
13 23 (8.30%) Functional Testing
13 23 (8.30%) OO
14 22 (7.94%) Compatibility Testing
14 22 (7.94%) Integration Testing
14 22 (7.94%) Regression Testing
14 22 (7.94%) System Integration Testing
15 18 (6.50%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 136 (49.10%) Java
2 109 (39.35%) SQL
3 66 (23.83%) JavaScript
4 43 (15.52%) C#
5 40 (14.44%) Shell Script
6 26 (9.39%) Groovy
7 21 (7.58%) PowerShell
8 19 (6.86%) Perl
9 18 (6.50%) Python
10 14 (5.05%) Bash Shell
10 14 (5.05%) C++
11 7 (2.53%) XPath
12 6 (2.17%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.17%) Ruby
12 6 (2.17%) Tcl
13 5 (1.81%) C
13 5 (1.81%) Korn
14 4 (1.44%) Jython
14 4 (1.44%) T-SQL
14 4 (1.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 58 (20.94%) Degree
2 20 (7.22%) ISEB
3 17 (6.14%) ISTQB
4 8 (2.89%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.72%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.72%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (25.99%) QA
2 11 (3.97%) ISO15022
2 11 (3.97%) ISO20022
3 6 (2.17%) SLA
4 2 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.72%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (3.97%) Active Directory
1 11 (3.97%) PowerHA
2 10 (3.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.08%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.36%) KVM
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.36%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (2.53%) Tivoli
2 6 (2.17%) Puppet
3 5 (1.81%) Control-M
4 3 (1.08%) Ansible
4 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (1.08%) OpenAM
4 3 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.08%) SCCM
4 3 (1.08%) SCOM
4 3 (1.08%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 2 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (0.72%) Nagios
6 1 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.36%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.36%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 128 (46.21%) IBM
2 74 (26.71%) Oracle
3 20 (7.22%) Atlassian
3 20 (7.22%) Rally
4 14 (5.05%) Informatica
4 14 (5.05%) Software AG
5 13 (4.69%) Microsoft
6 12 (4.33%) Sybase
7 10 (3.61%) VMware
8 8 (2.89%) Red Hat
8 8 (2.89%) WorldPay
9 7 (2.53%) BEA
9 7 (2.53%) BT
9 7 (2.53%) Sun
10 6 (2.17%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.81%) MuleSoft
11 5 (1.81%) SAP
12 4 (1.44%) Alias
12 4 (1.44%) BMC
12 4 (1.44%) Remedy
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
Horsham, United Kingdom
Wipro
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bradford
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
IBM Client Innovation Centre - Preston
Salary: From £25,000 to £44,600 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago