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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 654 734 625
Rank change year-on-year
+80 -109
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 252 200 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.16% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.62% 0.41% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 187 143 207
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £81,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%

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
40748 48460 44031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.70% 39.97% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 34845 41425 38275
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +98 244 £52,500 -4.54% 20
London +74 131 £55,000 -12.35% 12
City of London +52 36 £60,000 +4.34% 3
South East +28 34 £55,000 -20.86% 1
North West +19 20 £61,250 +44.11% 2
Manchester +18 18 £80,000 +88.23% 2
East Midlands +20 16 £38,000 -10.58%
South West -11 16 £46,377 +3.05% 3
West Midlands +9 13 £52,500 +25.00% 1
East Sussex - 13 £55,000 -
Birmingham - 13 £52,500 - 1
Wiltshire +13 12 £49,000 +50.76% 2
Swindon - 12 £49,000 - 2
Brighton - 11 £57,500 -
Leicestershire - 10 £38,000 -
West Yorkshire +25 8 £37,500 - 1
Yorkshire +9 8 £37,500 +10.29% 1
Hampshire +8 8 £55,000 -20.86%
Scotland +8 8 £50,400 +0.80% 4
West Sussex - 7 £62,500 -
Edinburgh +22 5 - - 4
East of England +21 5 - -
Watford +14 5 - -
Hertfordshire -2 5 - -
Farnborough - 5 £55,000 -
Halifax +18 4 £47,000 -
Bristol -20 4 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Leicester - 4 £38,250 -
Glasgow +1 3 £50,400 -4.00%
Hounslow - 3 £65,000 -

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 444 (95.90%) WebSphere
2 265 (57.24%) IBM
3 229 (49.46%) Java
4 199 (42.98%) Finance
5 198 (42.76%) Linux
6 164 (35.42%) Banking
7 159 (34.34%) Oracle
8 151 (32.61%) SQL
9 139 (30.02%) DB2
10 137 (29.59%) UNIX
11 136 (29.37%) Windows
12 132 (28.51%) WebSphere Application Server
13 129 (27.86%) JMS
14 109 (23.54%) Middleware
15 108 (23.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 107 (23.11%) Spring
17 100 (21.60%) Web Services
18 97 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
19 94 (20.30%) SQL Server
20 90 (19.44%) AIX
21 85 (18.36%) Solaris
22 83 (17.93%) Mentoring
23 82 (17.71%) XSLT
24 79 (17.06%) XML
24 79 (17.06%) J2EE
24 79 (17.06%) VMware
25 74 (15.98%) SOA
25 74 (15.98%) REST
26 73 (15.77%) Tivoli
26 73 (15.77%) Retail

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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
1 444 (95.90%) WebSphere
2 132 (28.51%) WebSphere Application Server
3 66 (14.25%) Tomcat
4 62 (13.39%) WebLogic
5 56 (12.10%) MQSeries
6 40 (8.64%) JBoss
7 33 (7.13%) Apache
8 28 (6.05%) CICS
9 20 (4.32%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
10 18 (3.89%) Apache ServiceMix
11 17 (3.67%) Jetty
12 14 (3.02%) IIS
13 13 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (2.16%) IBM HTTP Server
15 6 (1.30%) SharePoint
16 5 (1.08%) WebSphere Process Server
17 4 (0.86%) Mule
18 3 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
19 2 (0.43%) iPlanet
19 2 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 15 (3.24%) Mingle
2 12 (2.59%) MS Excel
3 6 (1.30%) MS Office
4 5 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.86%) MS Project
5 4 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.51%) thinkFolio
1 7 (1.51%) Markit EDM
2 6 (1.30%) LatentZero
3 4 (0.86%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
4 3 (0.65%) SAP CRM
4 3 (0.65%) BASE24
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.22%) Documaker
6 1 (0.22%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (0.65%) PaaS
1 3 (0.65%) IaaS
2 2 (0.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (11.23%) SAN
2 20 (4.32%) TCP/IP
3 15 (3.24%) HTTP
4 14 (3.02%) Internet
4 14 (3.02%) NAS
4 14 (3.02%) iSCSI
5 12 (2.59%) FTP
5 12 (2.59%) SSL
6 9 (1.94%) LDAP
7 8 (1.73%) Firewall
8 7 (1.51%) DNS
8 7 (1.51%) IPv4
8 7 (1.51%) DHCP
9 4 (0.86%) Multicast
10 3 (0.65%) AMQP
10 3 (0.65%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.22%) Wireshark
11 1 (0.22%) SSH
11 1 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.22%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (30.02%) DB2
2 94 (20.30%) SQL Server
3 68 (14.69%) Relational Database
4 56 (12.10%) RDBMS
5 44 (9.50%) Oracle Database
6 27 (5.83%) Oracle Exadata
7 19 (4.10%) MySQL
8 17 (3.67%) LogicBlox
9 14 (3.02%) Adabas
10 7 (1.51%) Sybase IQ
11 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
14 2 (0.43%) Oracle Reports
15 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 1 (0.22%) KDB
15 1 (0.22%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 49 (10.58%) Maven
2 43 (9.29%) JUnit
3 33 (7.13%) Jenkins
4 28 (6.05%) Eclipse
5 26 (5.62%) Cucumber
6 24 (5.18%) Git (software)
6 24 (5.18%) jMock
7 21 (4.54%) JIRA
7 21 (4.54%) Ant
8 18 (3.89%) Subversion
9 17 (3.67%) SpecFlow
10 13 (2.81%) Eclipse RCP
11 12 (2.59%) JBehave
12 9 (1.94%) Gradle
12 9 (1.94%) SoapUI
13 7 (1.51%) QuickTest Pro
13 7 (1.51%) Hudson
14 5 (1.08%) ClearCase
15 4 (0.86%) JProfiler
15 4 (0.86%) CruiseControl
General
1 199 (42.98%) Finance
2 164 (35.42%) Banking
3 73 (15.77%) Retail
4 23 (4.97%) Back Office
5 16 (3.46%) Investment Banking
6 13 (2.81%) French Language
6 13 (2.81%) Financial Institution
7 9 (1.94%) Front Office
8 5 (1.08%) Retail Banking
8 5 (1.08%) International Banking
9 3 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) Law
10 2 (0.43%) Private Banking
11 1 (0.22%) Billing
11 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 1 (0.22%) Advertising
11 1 (0.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 120 (25.92%) Developer
2 71 (15.33%) Architect
3 61 (13.17%) Java Developer
4 57 (12.31%) Analyst
5 50 (10.80%) Solutions Architect
6 36 (7.78%) Consultant
7 35 (7.56%) Infrastructure Architect
8 33 (7.13%) Software Engineer
9 32 (6.91%) Technical Specialist
10 29 (6.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 28 (6.05%) Technical Consultant
12 26 (5.62%) Administrator
13 20 (4.32%) Java Software Engineer
14 17 (3.67%) C# Developer
14 17 (3.67%) Senior Developer
15 16 (3.46%) Programmer
16 15 (3.24%) Middleware Analyst
16 15 (3.24%) Middleware Developer
16 15 (3.24%) Analyst Programmer
17 14 (3.02%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 129 (27.86%) JMS
2 109 (23.54%) Middleware
3 108 (23.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 107 (23.11%) Spring
5 100 (21.60%) Web Services
6 82 (17.71%) XSLT
7 79 (17.06%) XML
7 79 (17.06%) J2EE
8 74 (15.98%) REST
9 67 (14.47%) Hibernate
10 55 (11.88%) .NET
11 54 (11.66%) SOAP
12 50 (10.80%) Java EE
13 38 (8.21%) Struts
14 28 (6.05%) ISPF
15 27 (5.83%) JSP
16 25 (5.40%) Servlets
17 24 (5.18%) FpML
17 24 (5.18%) JSF
18 23 (4.97%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.50%) Computer Science
3 34 (7.34%) Mainframe
4 28 (6.05%) SWIFT
4 28 (6.05%) DataPower
4 28 (6.05%) Data Centre
5 27 (5.83%) FlexPod
6 26 (5.62%) N-Tier
7 23 (4.97%) Client/Server
8 20 (4.32%) Clustering
9 18 (3.89%) Management Information System
10 17 (3.67%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (3.02%) Replication
11 14 (3.02%) EqualLogic
12 13 (2.81%) Inversion of Control
13 12 (2.59%) Online Banking
14 11 (2.38%) Hedge funds
15 10 (2.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (2.16%) PKI
16 7 (1.51%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 198 (42.76%) Linux
2 137 (29.59%) UNIX
3 136 (29.37%) Windows
4 90 (19.44%) AIX
5 85 (18.36%) Solaris
6 49 (10.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 37 (7.99%) HPUX
8 34 (7.34%) zOS
9 28 (6.05%) MVS
10 27 (5.83%) SUSE
10 27 (5.83%) OS/400
11 11 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.86%) Oracle Linux
13 4 (0.86%) CentOS
14 1 (0.22%) Android
14 1 (0.22%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (20.95%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (17.93%) Mentoring
3 74 (15.98%) SOA
4 63 (13.61%) SDLC
5 58 (12.53%) Coaching
6 54 (11.66%) Continuous Integration
7 45 (9.72%) Software Engineering
8 44 (9.50%) UML
9 39 (8.42%) OO
9 39 (8.42%) Multithreading
10 38 (8.21%) Scrum
11 31 (6.70%) Unit Testing
11 31 (6.70%) Change Management
12 28 (6.05%) OOD
12 28 (6.05%) TDD
13 27 (5.83%) Converged Infrastructure
13 27 (5.83%) Infrastructure Management
13 27 (5.83%) Business Continuity
14 25 (5.40%) Domain-Driven Design
15 24 (5.18%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 229 (49.46%) Java
2 151 (32.61%) SQL
3 63 (13.61%) C#
4 51 (11.02%) Perl
5 42 (9.07%) JCL
6 35 (7.56%) JavaScript
7 28 (6.05%) COBOL
8 27 (5.83%) VB.NET
9 25 (5.40%) C
10 20 (4.32%) Shell Script
11 17 (3.67%) Prolog
12 16 (3.46%) XPath
13 15 (3.24%) PL/SQL
14 14 (3.02%) NATURAL
15 13 (2.81%) VB6
15 13 (2.81%) Bash Shell
15 13 (2.81%) VB
16 12 (2.59%) PowerShell
16 12 (2.59%) Korn
17 11 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 43 (9.29%) Degree
2 7 (1.51%) Sun Certification
3 6 (1.30%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.08%) ISEB
5 3 (0.65%) MCSE
5 3 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.43%) CCIE
6 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.22%) IC3 Certification
7 1 (0.22%) MCP
7 1 (0.22%) CCNA
7 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (13.82%) QA
2 3 (0.65%) ISO 8583
2 3 (0.65%) Dodd-Frank
3 2 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.22%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (11.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (6.48%) Hyper-V
3 27 (5.83%) KVM
4 21 (4.54%) vSphere
5 14 (3.02%) VMware ESX
6 12 (2.59%) Active Directory
7 7 (1.51%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.86%) PowerHA
9 3 (0.65%) Varnish
9 3 (0.65%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 73 (15.77%) Tivoli
2 26 (5.62%) Puppet
3 19 (4.10%) Nagios
4 14 (3.02%) Cacti
4 14 (3.02%) BMC Marimba
5 11 (2.38%) CA Endevor
5 11 (2.38%) Check_MK
6 9 (1.94%) Control-M
7 8 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (1.30%) Tivoli Monitoring
9 5 (1.08%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.86%) NetBackup
10 4 (0.86%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.86%) Tivoli Identity Manager
11 3 (0.65%) CA Wily
12 2 (0.43%) Red Hat Satellite
12 2 (0.43%) OMEGAMON
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Identity Management
Vendors
1 265 (57.24%) IBM
2 159 (34.34%) Oracle
3 79 (17.06%) VMware
4 65 (14.04%) Microsoft
5 50 (10.80%) Red Hat
6 44 (9.50%) Cisco
7 36 (7.78%) HP
8 31 (6.70%) EMC
8 31 (6.70%) Symantec
9 29 (6.26%) Business Objects
10 28 (6.05%) BMC
10 28 (6.05%) CA
11 27 (5.83%) Brocade
11 27 (5.83%) CheckPoint
11 27 (5.83%) NetApp
11 27 (5.83%) Juniper
12 25 (5.40%) TIBCO
13 24 (5.18%) Atlassian
14 19 (4.10%) Solace
15 18 (3.89%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £42,000 to £64,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £61215 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group
Salary: £45k - 53k per year + 20% bonus, flexi-time, pension
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 23 days ago