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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 754 684 801
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +117
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 158 292 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.27% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.43% 0.71% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 127 140 134
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,850 £45,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £72,500 £80,600
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +14.11%

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
36848 41127 43590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.68% 37.70% 38.11%
Number of salaries quoted 31898 35336 36668
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 30 September 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 30 September 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
(Click see detailed
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 -46 156 £50,000 -9.09% 19
London -21 91 £52,500 -8.69% 7
South East +43 40 £50,000 +5.87% 4
Berkshire +29 16 £50,000 +5.26% 1
East of England +20 12 £30,000 -38.46%
City of London +15 12 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Hertfordshire +14 10 £30,000 -38.46%
Hampshire +5 9 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 9 £30,000 -
West Sussex +25 7 £42,500 +6.25%
West Midlands - 6 £40,750 - 3
East Sussex +7 5 £45,000 -18.18%
Milton Keynes +24 4 £50,000 +2.56%
Buckinghamshire +10 4 £50,000 +2.56%
Farnborough -4 4 - - 1
Basingstoke -15 4 - - 2
Slough - 4 £42,500 - 1
Coventry - 4 £40,250 - 2
Burgess Hill +1 3 £60,000 -
South West -5 3 - -
Wiltshire - 3 - -
Swindon - 3 - -
Reading +25 2 £55,000 +15.78%
Brighton +7 2 £44,000 -20.00%
Bromley - 2 £70,000 -
Suffolk - 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +29 1 £85,000 +88.88% 2
West Yorkshire +25 1 £85,000 +88.88%
Glasgow +20 1 £45,000 +20.00%
East Midlands +15 1 £50,000 -33.33% 1

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 243 (86.79%) WebSphere
2 161 (57.50%) Finance
3 139 (49.64%) SQL
4 135 (48.21%) Java
5 134 (47.86%) IBM
6 118 (42.14%) Banking
7 115 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (38.93%) Middleware
9 97 (34.64%) JMS
10 87 (31.07%) Linux
11 82 (29.29%) Web Services
12 80 (28.57%) XML
13 79 (28.21%) Unix
13 79 (28.21%) Spring
14 74 (26.43%) Oracle
15 71 (25.36%) .NET
16 59 (21.07%) SQL Server
17 58 (20.71%) WebSphere Application Server
17 58 (20.71%) Windows
18 56 (20.00%) C#
19 55 (19.64%) QA
20 53 (18.93%) J2EE
20 53 (18.93%) SOA
21 52 (18.57%) Investment Banking
22 51 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
23 50 (17.86%) Shell Script
23 50 (17.86%) IBM Integration Bus
24 49 (17.50%) UML
25 48 (17.14%) Maven
25 48 (17.14%) REST

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
1 243 (86.79%) WebSphere
2 58 (20.71%) WebSphere Application Server
3 42 (15.00%) IIS
4 33 (11.79%) MQSeries
4 33 (11.79%) WebLogic
5 21 (7.50%) Confluence
5 21 (7.50%) SharePoint
5 21 (7.50%) Tomcat
6 17 (6.07%) JBoss
7 13 (4.64%) Apache
8 11 (3.93%) GlassFish
9 8 (2.86%) IBM Transformation Extender
10 7 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
11 4 (1.43%) Mule
11 4 (1.43%) Mule ESB
11 4 (1.43%) WebSphere Process Server
12 3 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
12 3 (1.07%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 3 (1.07%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.71%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 24 (8.57%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.50%) MS Office
3 5 (1.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.43%) FLEXCUBE
2 4 (1.43%) Markit EDM
2 4 (1.43%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (1.43%) Summit
2 4 (1.43%) Temenos T24
3 3 (1.07%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.07%) Eagle PACE
3 3 (1.07%) LatentZero
3 3 (1.07%) thinkFolio
3 3 (1.07%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (3.57%) SaaS
3 6 (2.14%) Amazon EC2
3 6 (2.14%) PaaS
4 4 (1.43%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (1.07%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.57%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.29%) LDAP
3 11 (3.93%) FTP
4 9 (3.21%) HTTP
4 9 (3.21%) Intranet
5 6 (2.14%) Firewall
6 5 (1.79%) Internet
7 4 (1.43%) SAN
7 4 (1.43%) SSL
7 4 (1.43%) WebEx
8 3 (1.07%) NAS
9 2 (0.71%) DMZ
10 1 (0.36%) DHCP
10 1 (0.36%) DNS
10 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.36%) LAN
10 1 (0.36%) PuTTY
10 1 (0.36%) SSH
10 1 (0.36%) Telnet
10 1 (0.36%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (21.07%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.86%) Relational Database
3 30 (10.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (8.57%) DB2
6 18 (6.43%) RDBMS
7 12 (4.29%) Oracle Database
8 11 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
9 10 (3.57%) MySQL
10 8 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.79%) Big Data
11 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.43%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
12 4 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2014
13 3 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.36%) LogicBlox
14 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 1 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 48 (17.14%) Maven
2 42 (15.00%) JUnit
3 38 (13.57%) Jenkins
4 35 (12.50%) Ant
5 31 (11.07%) Hudson
6 30 (10.71%) Cucumber
6 30 (10.71%) SoapUI
7 29 (10.36%) jMock
8 28 (10.00%) Selenium
9 26 (9.29%) JMeter
10 23 (8.21%) JIRA
11 21 (7.50%) WebDriver
12 20 (7.14%) Gradle
13 15 (5.36%) MSBuild
13 15 (5.36%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (5.36%) TeamCity
14 13 (4.64%) Visual Studio
15 12 (4.29%) Eclipse
15 12 (4.29%) Git (software)
15 12 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 161 (57.50%) Finance
2 118 (42.14%) Banking
3 52 (18.57%) Investment Banking
4 26 (9.29%) Back Office
5 12 (4.29%) Front Office
6 9 (3.21%) Private Banking
6 9 (3.21%) Retail
7 5 (1.79%) Wholesale Banking
8 4 (1.43%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.07%) Legal
9 3 (1.07%) Marketing
10 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.36%) Automotive
11 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 128 (45.71%) Developer
2 54 (19.29%) Applications Support
3 51 (18.21%) Analyst
4 46 (16.43%) Java Developer
5 35 (12.50%) Support Analyst
6 24 (8.57%) SQL Developer
7 23 (8.21%) Applications Support Analyst
8 21 (7.50%) Middleware Developer
9 18 (6.43%) C# Developer
9 18 (6.43%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.07%) Consultant
10 17 (6.07%) ETL Developer
10 17 (6.07%) Informatica Developer
10 17 (6.07%) Informatica ETL Developer
10 17 (6.07%) Java Engineer
11 16 (5.71%) .NET Developer
11 16 (5.71%) C# .NET Developer
11 16 (5.71%) WebSphere Developer
12 14 (5.00%) Integration Developer
12 14 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (38.93%) Middleware
2 97 (34.64%) JMS
3 82 (29.29%) Web Services
4 80 (28.57%) XML
5 79 (28.21%) Spring
6 71 (25.36%) .NET
7 53 (18.93%) J2EE
8 50 (17.86%) IBM Integration Bus
9 48 (17.14%) REST
10 47 (16.79%) Java EE
11 45 (16.07%) Hibernate
12 44 (15.71%) Ajax
13 34 (12.14%) XSLT
14 31 (11.07%) HTML
14 31 (11.07%) SOAP
15 29 (10.36%) ASP.NET
16 28 (10.00%) JDBC
17 26 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (9.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 22 (7.86%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.07%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 20 (7.14%) SWIFT
4 18 (6.43%) iSeries
5 17 (6.07%) Data Integration
6 15 (5.36%) DataPower
7 14 (5.00%) Fintech
8 10 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.50%) N-Tier
10 7 (2.50%) RIA
10 7 (2.50%) User Experience
11 6 (2.14%) Client/Server
11 6 (2.14%) iPad
12 5 (1.79%) Inversion of Control
13 4 (1.43%) Equities
14 3 (1.07%) Clustering
14 3 (1.07%) Fixed Income
15 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
15 2 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 87 (31.07%) Linux
2 79 (28.21%) Unix
3 58 (20.71%) Windows
4 24 (8.57%) Windows Server
5 18 (6.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (5.71%) AIX
7 14 (5.00%) zOS
8 11 (3.93%) Solaris
9 6 (2.14%) CentOS
10 5 (1.79%) Android
11 4 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
13 2 (0.71%) Amazon Linux
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (18.93%) SOA
3 51 (18.21%) Continuous Integration
4 49 (17.50%) UML
5 43 (15.36%) ETL
6 41 (14.64%) Unit Testing
7 38 (13.57%) TDD
8 34 (12.14%) Mentoring
9 32 (11.43%) ITIL
10 31 (11.07%) Configuration Management
11 30 (10.71%) DevOps
11 30 (10.71%) MVC
11 30 (10.71%) Software Engineering
12 28 (10.00%) Domain-Driven Design
13 26 (9.29%) SDLC
14 25 (8.93%) BDD
14 25 (8.93%) Integration Testing
15 22 (7.86%) Waterfall
16 21 (7.50%) Functional Testing
17 20 (7.14%) Compatibility Testing
Programming Languages
1 139 (49.64%) SQL
2 135 (48.21%) Java
3 56 (20.00%) C#
4 50 (17.86%) Shell Script
5 47 (16.79%) JavaScript
6 38 (13.57%) Perl
6 38 (13.57%) Python
7 34 (12.14%) PowerShell
8 33 (11.79%) Bash Shell
9 27 (9.64%) C++
9 27 (9.64%) Groovy
10 19 (6.79%) PL/SQL
11 17 (6.07%) C
12 12 (4.29%) VB
13 11 (3.93%) XPath
14 9 (3.21%) Korn
15 8 (2.86%) T-SQL
16 7 (2.50%) Ruby
16 7 (2.50%) VBScript
17 6 (2.14%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 47 (16.79%) Degree
2 19 (6.79%) ISEB
3 17 (6.07%) ISTQB
4 11 (3.93%) Security Cleared
5 7 (2.50%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.71%) OCPJP
6 2 (0.71%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.36%) HND
7 1 (0.36%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (19.64%) QA
2 5 (1.79%) ISO15022
2 5 (1.79%) ISO20022
3 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.71%) SLA
4 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.36%) ISO27002
System Software
1 5 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.07%) Hyper-V
2 3 (1.07%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (1.07%) PowerHA
2 3 (1.07%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.71%) iptables
3 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.71%) vSphere
4 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.36%) Docker
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (7.86%) Control-M
2 17 (6.07%) Puppet
3 14 (5.00%) Nagios
3 14 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 13 (4.64%) Ansible
5 10 (3.57%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.43%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 3 (1.07%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.07%) OpenAM
7 3 (1.07%) SCCM
7 3 (1.07%) SCOM
7 3 (1.07%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 2 (0.71%) MAILsweeper
9 1 (0.36%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 134 (47.86%) IBM
2 74 (26.43%) Oracle
3 26 (9.29%) Microsoft
4 21 (7.50%) Informatica
5 19 (6.79%) Software AG
6 18 (6.43%) Atlassian
6 18 (6.43%) Rally
7 16 (5.71%) Red Hat
8 14 (5.00%) Sybase
9 7 (2.50%) Fidessa
9 7 (2.50%) TIBCO
10 6 (2.14%) Sun
11 5 (1.79%) VMware
12 4 (1.43%) Alias
12 4 (1.43%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.43%) BT
12 4 (1.43%) Charles River
12 4 (1.43%) Murex
12 4 (1.43%) Remedy
12 4 (1.43%) SunGard
Basingstoke, Hampshire
StaffHost
Posted: 14 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Discover Financial Services
Salary: benefits and bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + bonus + pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Wipro
Posted: 8 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Royal Mail Group
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Nottingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive package
Posted: 22 days ago
Sheffield
Computer Futures
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 22 days ago