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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 702 610 571
Rank change year-on-year
-92 -39
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 196 299 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.27% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.47% 0.67% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 144 234 240
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,950 £45,000 £40,950
10% offered a salary of more than £71,050 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.47% -

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
41311 44859 48721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.89% 40.97% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 35589 37930 43357
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 19 December 2014 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 19 December 2014. 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 -91 183 £50,000 -13.04% 20
London -75 82 £60,000 -7.69% 7
North West +1 37 £51,500 +12.56% 2
South East +1 31 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Manchester +6 26 £43,000 -14.00% 2
City of London -5 21 £55,000 -21.42% 2
Hampshire -13 19 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South West -16 15 £33,500 -25.55% 3
Scotland +5 12 £42,500 -34.61%
Cheshire -12 11 £54,000 +27.05%
Bristol -11 9 £33,500 -25.55% 1
Berkshire -23 9 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands - 8 £50,000 - 1
Salford - 8 £42,750 - 1
East of England - 7 £45,000 -
Watford - 7 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 7 £45,000 -
Edinburgh -7 6 £33,000 -49.23%
Reading -8 6 £47,500 -5.00%
Nottingham - 6 £42,500 -
Glasgow - 6 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 6 £43,750 - 2
Basingstoke +6 5 - -
Havant - 5 £41,000 - 1
Surrey - 5 £47,500 -
Knutsford -1 4 £52,750 +5.50%
Leeds -5 3 £75,000 - 3
West Yorkshire -15 3 £75,000 +57.89% 3
Yorkshire -25 3 £75,000 +57.89% 3

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 383 (96.72%) WebSphere
2 208 (52.53%) Linux
3 191 (48.23%) IBM
4 174 (43.94%) Oracle
5 173 (43.69%) Java
6 161 (40.66%) UNIX
7 160 (40.40%) Finance
8 124 (31.31%) XML
9 117 (29.55%) JMS
10 114 (28.79%) SQL
10 114 (28.79%) Middleware
11 113 (28.54%) Windows
12 105 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
12 105 (26.52%) Banking
13 97 (24.49%) WebLogic
14 95 (23.99%) Spring
15 94 (23.74%) Solaris
16 91 (22.98%) Tomcat
17 90 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 79 (19.95%) AIX
19 78 (19.70%) VMware
19 78 (19.70%) Relational Database
20 77 (19.44%) Red Hat
21 76 (19.19%) SQL Server
21 76 (19.19%) Maven
22 75 (18.94%) XSLT
23 71 (17.93%) WebSphere Application Server
24 70 (17.68%) Degree
25 68 (17.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
26 67 (16.92%) J2EE

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 383 (96.72%) WebSphere
2 97 (24.49%) WebLogic
3 91 (22.98%) Tomcat
4 71 (17.93%) WebSphere Application Server
5 63 (15.91%) JBoss
6 48 (12.12%) Apache
7 32 (8.08%) MQSeries
8 24 (6.06%) GlassFish
9 21 (5.30%) IBM HTTP Server
10 20 (5.05%) Apache ServiceMix
11 19 (4.80%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
12 16 (4.04%) IIS
13 9 (2.27%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 9 (2.27%) Oracle Service Bus
14 8 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
15 6 (1.52%) Adobe CQ
16 5 (1.26%) Mule
16 5 (1.26%) CMS
16 5 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
17 4 (1.01%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (1.26%) MS Office
2 3 (0.76%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.51%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.25%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.77%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (1.01%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.76%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.51%) SAP CRM
4 2 (0.51%) BASE24
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.25%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
1 1 (0.25%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (14.39%) HTTP
2 49 (12.37%) SAN
3 44 (11.11%) SSL
4 30 (7.58%) LDAP
5 23 (5.81%) FTP
6 22 (5.56%) Firewall
7 19 (4.80%) TCP/IP
8 17 (4.29%) DNS
9 14 (3.54%) NAS
10 13 (3.28%) iSCSI
11 10 (2.53%) Internet
12 9 (2.27%) Kerberos
13 6 (1.52%) IPv4
14 3 (0.76%) DMZ
14 3 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
14 3 (0.76%) Network Security
15 2 (0.51%) HTTPS
15 2 (0.51%) SMTP
16 1 (0.25%) WLAN
16 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (19.70%) Relational Database
2 76 (19.19%) SQL Server
3 63 (15.91%) RDBMS
3 63 (15.91%) Oracle Database
4 62 (15.66%) DB2
5 28 (7.07%) Oracle Exadata
6 20 (5.05%) Hazelcast
7 17 (4.29%) Big Data
8 15 (3.79%) MySQL
9 13 (3.28%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.02%) Oracle Database 11g
11 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.51%) Adabas
12 1 (0.25%) OLTP
12 1 (0.25%) Sybase IQ
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.25%) SQLite
12 1 (0.25%) KDB
12 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 76 (19.19%) Maven
2 48 (12.12%) JUnit
3 40 (10.10%) Jenkins
4 39 (9.85%) Eclipse
5 34 (8.59%) Git (software)
6 32 (8.08%) Ant
7 28 (7.07%) Cucumber
8 27 (6.82%) Subversion
9 20 (5.05%) Eclipse RCP
10 13 (3.28%) Selenium
10 13 (3.28%) JBehave
11 12 (3.03%) JMeter
12 11 (2.78%) JIRA
13 9 (2.27%) ClearCase
13 9 (2.27%) SoapUI
14 7 (1.77%) SpecFlow
15 5 (1.26%) ClearQuest
16 4 (1.01%) CruiseControl
16 4 (1.01%) Rational Rose
16 4 (1.01%) RequisitePro
General
1 160 (40.40%) Finance
2 105 (26.52%) Banking
3 21 (5.30%) French Language
4 19 (4.80%) Retail
5 15 (3.79%) Investment Banking
6 14 (3.54%) Telecoms
7 11 (2.78%) Back Office
8 8 (2.02%) Financial Institution
9 7 (1.77%) Front Office
9 7 (1.77%) Games
10 4 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.51%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.25%) Marketing
13 1 (0.25%) German Language
13 1 (0.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (30.05%) Developer
2 77 (19.44%) Java Developer
3 63 (15.91%) Architect
4 47 (11.87%) Software Engineer
5 37 (9.34%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (7.58%) Administrator
7 27 (6.82%) Infrastructure Architect
7 27 (6.82%) Analyst
8 26 (6.57%) Senior Developer
8 26 (6.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 23 (5.81%) WebSphere Specialist
9 23 (5.81%) Java Software Engineer
10 21 (5.30%) Senior Java Developer
11 15 (3.79%) Support Analyst
11 15 (3.79%) Applications Support
12 13 (3.28%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (3.28%) C++ Developer
12 13 (3.28%) WebSphere Administrator
13 12 (3.03%) Junior
13 12 (3.03%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (31.31%) XML
2 117 (29.55%) JMS
3 114 (28.79%) Middleware
4 95 (23.99%) Spring
5 75 (18.94%) XSLT
6 68 (17.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 67 (16.92%) J2EE
8 63 (15.91%) Servlets
9 62 (15.66%) Web Services
10 38 (9.60%) JSP
11 35 (8.84%) DOM
11 35 (8.84%) SAX
12 33 (8.33%) XML Schema
12 33 (8.33%) J2SE
12 33 (8.33%) Grails
13 32 (8.08%) SOAP
14 31 (7.83%) Hibernate
15 29 (7.32%) JDBC
16 27 (6.82%) RESTful
16 27 (6.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 57 (14.39%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (12.63%) Computer Science
3 41 (10.35%) Client/Server
4 36 (9.09%) SWIFT
5 34 (8.59%) Enterprise Software
6 32 (8.08%) N-Tier
7 27 (6.82%) FlexPod
7 27 (6.82%) DataPower
8 22 (5.56%) Clustering
9 20 (5.05%) Mainframe
9 20 (5.05%) Inversion of Control
10 17 (4.29%) Hedge funds
11 16 (4.04%) Management Information System
12 10 (2.53%) Derivative
13 8 (2.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 8 (2.02%) iSeries
14 5 (1.26%) Open Source
15 4 (1.01%) Mathematics
15 4 (1.01%) Equities
16 3 (0.76%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 208 (52.53%) Linux
2 161 (40.66%) UNIX
3 113 (28.54%) Windows
4 94 (23.74%) Solaris
5 90 (22.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 79 (19.95%) AIX
7 47 (11.87%) HPUX
8 42 (10.61%) zOS
9 28 (7.07%) SUSE
10 27 (6.82%) OS/400
11 25 (6.31%) Android
12 16 (4.04%) CentOS
13 12 (3.03%) Oracle Linux
13 12 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
14 4 (1.01%) Fedora
15 2 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.51%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.52%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 61 (15.40%) Mentoring
4 54 (13.64%) Scrum
5 52 (13.13%) SOA
6 50 (12.63%) UML
7 41 (10.35%) TDD
7 41 (10.35%) Coaching
8 38 (9.60%) Unit Testing
9 35 (8.84%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (8.08%) Problem Management
11 31 (7.83%) OO
12 27 (6.82%) Business Continuity
12 27 (6.82%) Infrastructure Management
13 26 (6.57%) ITIL
14 23 (5.81%) BDD
15 20 (5.05%) E-Commerce
16 19 (4.80%) Multithreading
16 19 (4.80%) Performance Tuning
17 17 (4.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 173 (43.69%) Java
2 114 (28.79%) SQL
3 52 (13.13%) Perl
4 48 (12.12%) Shell Script
5 40 (10.10%) XPath
6 27 (6.82%) C++
7 25 (6.31%) C
8 24 (6.06%) JavaScript
9 17 (4.29%) Bash Shell
9 17 (4.29%) Korn
10 15 (3.79%) Groovy
10 15 (3.79%) JCL
10 15 (3.79%) C#
11 13 (3.28%) PL/SQL
12 9 (2.27%) Jython
13 7 (1.77%) AWK
13 7 (1.77%) sed
13 7 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.77%) VBA
14 6 (1.52%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 70 (17.68%) Degree
2 20 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.78%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.52%) Sun Certification
5 5 (1.26%) DV Cleared
6 4 (1.01%) GIAC
7 2 (0.51%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.05%) QA
2 5 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.51%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 59 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (9.34%) Hyper-V
3 27 (6.82%) KVM
4 17 (4.29%) Oracle RAC
5 16 (4.04%) vSphere
6 15 (3.79%) Active Directory
7 7 (1.77%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 6 (1.52%) VirtualBox
9 4 (1.01%) PowerHA
10 3 (0.76%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.76%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.76%) Veritas Volume Manager
11 2 (0.51%) Firmware
11 2 (0.51%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.25%) RACF
Systems Management
1 56 (14.14%) Tivoli
2 18 (4.55%) NetBackup
3 10 (2.53%) Control-M
4 5 (1.26%) CA Wily
4 5 (1.26%) OpenAM
5 4 (1.01%) Puppet
5 4 (1.01%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 3 (0.76%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 3 (0.76%) CA SiteMinder
6 3 (0.76%) OMEGAMON
7 2 (0.51%) BMC Performance Manager
7 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.25%) CA Endevor
8 1 (0.25%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 191 (48.23%) IBM
2 174 (43.94%) Oracle
3 78 (19.70%) VMware
4 77 (19.44%) Red Hat
5 52 (13.13%) Microsoft
6 45 (11.36%) Symantec
7 42 (10.61%) NetApp
8 40 (10.10%) HP
9 35 (8.84%) EMC
10 30 (7.58%) BMC
11 28 (7.07%) CA
11 28 (7.07%) Cisco
12 27 (6.82%) CheckPoint
12 27 (6.82%) Juniper
12 27 (6.82%) Brocade
13 21 (5.30%) Sun
14 20 (5.05%) Google
15 19 (4.80%) SAP
16 15 (3.79%) Reuters
17 11 (2.78%) Ab Initio
Warminster, Wiltshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Radley James Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £87000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: As per market rate
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Mpower Plus UK Ltd
Salary: (on experience) + Excellent Benefits/Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
Atos
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + EXCELLENT PACKAGE
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Corby, Northamptonshire
RS Components
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £39000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago