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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
Rank 746 709 752
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +43
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 95 230 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.23% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.29% 0.59% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 85 154 141
Median salary £52,500 £48,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% -7.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,300 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £47,304 £44,000
% change year-on-year
+9.92% +7.50%

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
32675 39016 39910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.40% 38.23% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 28056 33584 34174
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 25 February 2017 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 25 February 2017. 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 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 -31 86 £53,750 +7.50% 9
London +87 59 £55,000 -18.51% 6
South East +5 12 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Scotland +17 9 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Hampshire +9 9 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Edinburgh +9 8 £52,500 -
Basingstoke +15 7 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Wimbledon +16 6 £72,500 +61.11%
West Midlands +41 5 £50,000 - 1
North West -22 5 £37,500 -14.28%
Coventry - 5 £50,000 - 1
City of London +28 4 £65,000 -7.14% 2
Manchester -28 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Berkshire +19 2 - -
Maidenhead +11 2 - -
East of England -1 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Hertfordshire -4 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Farnborough -14 2 £50,000 - 1
Watford -15 2 £65,000 +23.80%
Yorkshire +32 1 £55,000 -
Leeds +22 1 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire +17 1 £55,000 -
Glasgow +16 1 £50,500 +12.22% 1
Cheshire +15 1 - -
East Midlands +8 1 £57,500 +17.94%
Nottinghamshire -4 1 £57,500 +27.77%
South West -31 1 - -
M4 Corridor - 1 £67,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £57,500 -
Poole - 1 - -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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.

1 232 (94.69%) WebSphere
2 151 (61.63%) Finance
3 150 (61.22%) SQL
4 132 (53.88%) Banking
5 120 (48.98%) IBM
6 111 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
7 108 (44.08%) Java
8 91 (37.14%) Linux
9 86 (35.10%) Middleware
10 85 (34.69%) .NET
11 78 (31.84%) Oracle
12 75 (30.61%) Windows
13 70 (28.57%) XML
14 68 (27.76%) PowerShell
15 65 (26.53%) JMS
15 65 (26.53%) Spring
16 55 (22.45%) Web Services
17 52 (21.22%) C#
17 52 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
18 50 (20.41%) J2EE
19 47 (19.18%) Unix
19 47 (19.18%) MQSeries
20 46 (18.78%) Scrum
21 45 (18.37%) SQL Server
21 45 (18.37%) HTML
21 45 (18.37%) DevOps
22 42 (17.14%) Windows Server
22 42 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
22 42 (17.14%) Configuration Management
23 41 (16.73%) Control-M

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
1 232 (94.69%) WebSphere
2 47 (19.18%) MQSeries
3 42 (17.14%) WebSphere Application Server
4 40 (16.33%) IIS
4 40 (16.33%) SharePoint
5 22 (8.98%) WebLogic
6 17 (6.94%) JBoss
6 17 (6.94%) Tomcat
7 12 (4.90%) Apache
8 11 (4.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
9 7 (2.86%) WebSphere Process Server
10 6 (2.45%) GlassFish
11 3 (1.22%) Confluence
11 3 (1.22%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.82%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.41%) Mule
13 1 (0.41%) Mule ESB
13 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Integration
13 1 (0.41%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (3.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (2.86%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.63%) FLEXCUBE
2 4 (1.63%) Summit
2 4 (1.63%) Temenos T24
3 1 (0.41%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.41%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.41%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.53%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (4.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.63%) GitHub
4 3 (1.22%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.82%) IBM Cloud
5 2 (0.82%) IBM SmartCloud
6 1 (0.41%) Basecamp
6 1 (0.41%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (11.02%) TCP/IP
2 26 (10.61%) Intranet
3 16 (6.53%) SSL
4 11 (4.49%) FTP
4 11 (4.49%) LDAP
5 10 (4.08%) HTTP
6 8 (3.27%) Firewall
6 8 (3.27%) HTTPS
7 7 (2.86%) DMZ
8 1 (0.41%) Internet
8 1 (0.41%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (18.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (8.98%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 14 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (5.31%) Hadoop
7 11 (4.49%) LogicBlox
8 10 (4.08%) DB2
9 8 (3.27%) Oracle Database
9 8 (3.27%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.86%) MongoDB
11 6 (2.45%) Hazelcast
11 6 (2.45%) MySQL
12 4 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (1.22%) Big Data
14 1 (0.41%) Endeca
14 1 (0.41%) Infinispan
14 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 11g
14 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (15.92%) Hudson
1 39 (15.92%) TeamCity
2 38 (15.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 38 (15.51%) MSBuild
2 38 (15.51%) Octopus Deploy
3 37 (15.10%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (8.16%) Maven
5 19 (7.76%) Visual Studio
6 16 (6.53%) Jenkins
7 15 (6.12%) JUnit
8 11 (4.49%) Gradle
9 10 (4.08%) Git (software)
10 8 (3.27%) Log4j
11 6 (2.45%) Ant
11 6 (2.45%) Rational Application Developer
12 5 (2.04%) Subversion
13 4 (1.63%) Cucumber
13 4 (1.63%) jMock
13 4 (1.63%) SoapUI
13 4 (1.63%) SonarQube
General
1 151 (61.63%) Finance
2 132 (53.88%) Banking
3 35 (14.29%) Investment Banking
4 19 (7.76%) Back Office
5 12 (4.90%) Front Office
6 9 (3.67%) Retail
7 4 (1.63%) Financial Institution
7 4 (1.63%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Games
9 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 113 (46.12%) Developer
2 51 (20.82%) Java Developer
3 35 (14.29%) SQL Developer
4 30 (12.24%) Applications Support
5 27 (11.02%) .NET Developer
5 27 (11.02%) Senior Developer
6 22 (8.98%) Senior Java Developer
6 22 (8.98%) SSIS Developer
7 21 (8.57%) DevOps Engineer
8 20 (8.16%) Applications Engineer
8 20 (8.16%) PowerShell Engineer
8 20 (8.16%) Windows Engineer
9 18 (7.35%) Analyst
9 18 (7.35%) C# Developer
9 18 (7.35%) Middleware Engineer
10 17 (6.94%) ASP.NET Developer
11 16 (6.53%) Consultant
11 16 (6.53%) Middleware Developer
11 16 (6.53%) WebSphere Developer
12 15 (6.12%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (35.10%) Middleware
2 85 (34.69%) .NET
3 70 (28.57%) XML
4 65 (26.53%) JMS
4 65 (26.53%) Spring
5 55 (22.45%) Web Services
6 50 (20.41%) J2EE
7 45 (18.37%) HTML
8 41 (16.73%) IBM Integration Bus
9 40 (16.33%) MSMQ
10 36 (14.69%) XSLT
11 35 (14.29%) SOAP
12 31 (12.65%) Hibernate
13 29 (11.84%) ASP.NET
13 29 (11.84%) CSS
13 29 (11.84%) Java EE
14 23 (9.39%) Ajax
15 21 (8.57%) REST
16 19 (7.76%) JDBC
17 17 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 30 (12.24%) DataPower
2 20 (8.16%) SWIFT
3 14 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 13 (5.31%) Clustering
5 11 (4.49%) Fintech
6 10 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (3.27%) iSeries
8 7 (2.86%) N-Tier
9 6 (2.45%) Algorithms
9 6 (2.45%) iPad
10 5 (2.04%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
11 2 (0.82%) Eurex
11 2 (0.82%) IVR
12 1 (0.41%) Derivative
12 1 (0.41%) Equities
12 1 (0.41%) Fixed Income
12 1 (0.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.41%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 91 (37.14%) Linux
2 75 (30.61%) Windows
3 47 (19.18%) Unix
4 42 (17.14%) Windows Server
5 27 (11.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (8.16%) AIX
7 12 (4.90%) Solaris
8 6 (2.45%) Android
9 3 (1.22%) CentOS
10 2 (0.82%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (45.31%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (21.22%) Continuous Integration
3 46 (18.78%) Scrum
4 45 (18.37%) DevOps
5 42 (17.14%) Configuration Management
6 39 (15.92%) Software Engineering
7 38 (15.51%) SOA
8 31 (12.65%) Mentoring
8 31 (12.65%) UML
9 29 (11.84%) SDLC
10 27 (11.02%) ETL
11 24 (9.80%) Client Onboarding
11 24 (9.80%) Unit Testing
12 23 (9.39%) ITIL
13 19 (7.76%) User Acceptance Testing
14 17 (6.94%) MVC
15 16 (6.53%) Integration Testing
16 15 (6.12%) Risk Management
16 15 (6.12%) TDD
17 14 (5.71%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 150 (61.22%) SQL
2 108 (44.08%) Java
3 68 (27.76%) PowerShell
4 52 (21.22%) C#
5 41 (16.73%) Python
6 39 (15.92%) JavaScript
7 35 (14.29%) Shell Script
8 28 (11.43%) Perl
9 19 (7.76%) Bash Shell
10 17 (6.94%) PL/SQL
11 16 (6.53%) C++
12 15 (6.12%) VB
13 13 (5.31%) Jython
13 13 (5.31%) XPath
14 10 (4.08%) C
15 9 (3.67%) Korn
16 8 (3.27%) Groovy
16 8 (3.27%) Scala
17 7 (2.86%) RPG
17 7 (2.86%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 22 (8.98%) Degree
2 7 (2.86%) ISEB
3 6 (2.45%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.82%) IBM Certification
4 2 (0.82%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.82%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.24%) QA
2 7 (2.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (2.86%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (2.86%) Docker
2 3 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.82%) Firmware
3 2 (0.82%) iptables
3 2 (0.82%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.82%) VMware Server
3 2 (0.82%) vSphere
4 1 (0.41%) PowerHA
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.41%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (16.73%) Control-M
2 39 (15.92%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (15.92%) Puppet
3 36 (14.69%) Ansible
3 36 (14.69%) Nagios
4 9 (3.67%) Tivoli
5 6 (2.45%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (2.45%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 120 (48.98%) IBM
2 78 (31.84%) Oracle
3 20 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 20 (8.16%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.31%) Solace
5 11 (4.49%) Sybase
5 11 (4.49%) TIBCO
6 10 (4.08%) Google
7 8 (3.27%) CA
8 7 (2.86%) Software AG
9 6 (2.45%) BT
9 6 (2.45%) Informatica
10 4 (1.63%) Avaloq
10 4 (1.63%) Bloomberg
10 4 (1.63%) Charles River
10 4 (1.63%) Fidessa
10 4 (1.63%) Murex
10 4 (1.63%) SunGard
10 4 (1.63%) Temenos
10 4 (1.63%) Wallstreet Suite
Farnborough, Hampshire
Discover Financial Services
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: From £31,000 to £46,000 per annum + 15% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + excellent package and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + Benefits, Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago