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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 712 715 674
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -41
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 226 223 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.21% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.59% 0.56% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 153 154 213
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,361
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -3.22%

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
38462 39657 43497
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.98% 37.25% 41.33%
Number of salaries quoted 33171 34125 36259
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 12 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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 +26 214 £50,000 -6.10% 16
South East +56 76 £50,000 +5.26% 4
London -42 56 £67,500 +12.50% 4
Berkshire +17 38 £48,000 -11.92% 3
South West +5 36 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Hampshire +30 27 £60,000 +11.11%
Slough +22 22 £42,500 -30.89% 1
East of England +12 22 £52,500 +16.66%
City of London +41 19 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Bristol +1 19 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Wiltshire +7 17 £47,304 -0.41% 2
Swindon +9 15 £47,304 -0.41% 2
Farnborough - 15 £50,000 -
North West +10 14 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Hertfordshire +9 14 £52,500 +16.66%
Watford +14 13 £52,500 +16.66%
Scotland +1 12 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Glasgow -13 12 £45,000 +5.88%
Cambridgeshire - 8 £46,230 -
Chorley - 8 - -
Cambridge - 8 £46,230 -
Eastleigh - 8 £75,000 -
Lancashire - 8 - -
Milton Keynes +6 6 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands +5 6 £48,750 -35.00% 2
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £50,000 - 1
Manchester -2 4 £46,000 +6.97% 1
Cheshire +22 2 £41,250 -23.61%
Surrey +10 2 £52,500 +32.91%
Yorkshire +7 2 - - 1

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 456 (97.02%) WebSphere
2 267 (56.81%) IBM
3 215 (45.74%) Finance
4 197 (41.91%) Middleware
5 190 (40.43%) Java
6 184 (39.15%) Oracle
7 166 (35.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 164 (34.89%) IBM Integration Bus
9 163 (34.68%) Banking
10 155 (32.98%) SQL
11 131 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
12 127 (27.02%) SQL Server
12 127 (27.02%) Unix
13 123 (26.17%) XML
14 119 (25.32%) ITIL
14 119 (25.32%) Linux
15 106 (22.55%) J2EE
16 103 (21.91%) DB2
17 101 (21.49%) Windows
18 93 (19.79%) UML
19 87 (18.51%) Microsoft
20 86 (18.30%) .NET
21 82 (17.45%) SOA
21 82 (17.45%) Degree
22 79 (16.81%) Tomcat
23 78 (16.60%) Web Services
23 78 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
24 76 (16.17%) JMS
25 73 (15.53%) Spring
26 72 (15.32%) Relational Database

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 456 (97.02%) WebSphere
2 166 (35.32%) WebSphere Application Server
3 79 (16.81%) Tomcat
4 47 (10.00%) IIS
5 43 (9.15%) WebLogic
6 40 (8.51%) Apache
6 40 (8.51%) JBoss
6 40 (8.51%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
7 27 (5.74%) Apache ServiceMix
8 24 (5.11%) BizTalk Server
9 16 (3.40%) MQSeries
10 15 (3.19%) WebSphere Process Server
11 11 (2.34%) SharePoint
12 10 (2.13%) IBM HTTP Server
12 10 (2.13%) Jetty
13 8 (1.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (1.28%) Mule
14 6 (1.28%) Mule ESB
15 4 (0.85%) CICS
15 4 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 47 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.96%) MS Office
3 4 (0.85%) Mingle
4 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.85%) Maximo
1 4 (0.85%) OpenText Process Suite
2 2 (0.43%) Algo Collateral
2 2 (0.43%) EQXanite
3 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.21%) LatentZero
3 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.21%) Staffware
3 1 (0.21%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.19%) IBM PureFlex
2 7 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.49%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon ELB
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.64%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.64%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 2 (0.43%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.30%) SAN
2 33 (7.02%) SSL
2 33 (7.02%) TCP/IP
3 25 (5.32%) FTP
4 24 (5.11%) DNS
5 22 (4.68%) Internet
6 21 (4.47%) WAN
7 17 (3.62%) Firewall
8 16 (3.40%) HTTP
9 12 (2.55%) LAN
9 12 (2.55%) S/MIME
9 12 (2.55%) SSH
10 9 (1.91%) ATM
10 9 (1.91%) DHCP
10 9 (1.91%) NAS
11 5 (1.06%) iSCSI
11 5 (1.06%) LDAP
12 4 (0.85%) CTI
12 4 (0.85%) WinSCP
13 2 (0.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (27.02%) SQL Server
2 103 (21.91%) DB2
3 72 (15.32%) Relational Database
4 49 (10.43%) RDBMS
5 36 (7.66%) Oracle Database
6 33 (7.02%) SQL Server 2008
7 26 (5.53%) MySQL
8 20 (4.26%) NoSQL
9 15 (3.19%) Oracle Exadata
10 12 (2.55%) Big Data
10 12 (2.55%) Hadoop
10 12 (2.55%) HBase
10 12 (2.55%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (2.55%) solidDB
10 12 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.91%) BusinessObjects
11 9 (1.91%) SAP Data Services
12 8 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
13 7 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 52 (11.06%) Jenkins
2 47 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 39 (8.30%) JUnit
4 37 (7.87%) Maven
5 32 (6.81%) Ant
6 29 (6.17%) Eclipse
7 23 (4.89%) Toad
8 19 (4.04%) Subversion
9 15 (3.19%) Sonatype Nexus
10 13 (2.77%) TeamCity
11 12 (2.55%) MSBuild
12 11 (2.34%) JIRA
13 10 (2.13%) Cucumber
13 10 (2.13%) Eclipse RCP
13 10 (2.13%) jMock
14 7 (1.49%) Rational Application Developer
14 7 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (1.06%) Visual Studio
15 5 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 4 (0.85%) PVCS
General
1 215 (45.74%) Finance
2 163 (34.68%) Banking
3 60 (12.77%) Retail
4 14 (2.98%) Financial Institution
5 11 (2.34%) Legal
6 7 (1.49%) Front Office
7 4 (0.85%) Back Office
7 4 (0.85%) Investment Banking
7 4 (0.85%) Local Government
7 4 (0.85%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.43%) Law
9 1 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 105 (22.34%) Developer
2 70 (14.89%) Analyst
3 64 (13.62%) Applications Support
4 60 (12.77%) Java Developer
5 59 (12.55%) Technical Specialist
6 55 (11.70%) WebSphere Specialist
7 46 (9.79%) Architect
8 45 (9.57%) Support Analyst
9 34 (7.23%) Applications Support Analyst
10 32 (6.81%) Administrator
11 27 (5.74%) Senior Developer
12 26 (5.53%) Java Engineer
12 26 (5.53%) Systems Administrator
12 26 (5.53%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
13 23 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
13 23 (4.89%) WebSphere Developer
14 21 (4.47%) SQL Analyst
14 21 (4.47%) SQL Support Analyst
15 20 (4.26%) Infrastructure Architect
16 19 (4.04%) Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (41.91%) Middleware
2 164 (34.89%) IBM Integration Bus
3 123 (26.17%) XML
4 106 (22.55%) J2EE
5 86 (18.30%) .NET
6 78 (16.60%) Web Services
7 76 (16.17%) JMS
8 73 (15.53%) Spring
9 61 (12.98%) HTML
10 48 (10.21%) ASP.NET
11 46 (9.79%) XSLT
12 40 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 39 (8.30%) Hibernate
13 39 (8.30%) JSP
14 37 (7.87%) Ajax
14 37 (7.87%) JDBC
15 35 (7.45%) REST
16 34 (7.23%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 34 (7.23%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 30 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.60%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (10.64%) Computer Science
3 40 (8.51%) DataPower
4 31 (6.60%) Client/Server
5 30 (6.38%) Enterprise Software
6 26 (5.53%) N-Tier
7 24 (5.11%) Inversion of Control
7 24 (5.11%) SWIFT
8 23 (4.89%) Clustering
9 20 (4.26%) Data Centre
10 15 (3.19%) FlexPod
10 15 (3.19%) VCE vBlock
11 14 (2.98%) Data Structures
11 14 (2.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (2.55%) Mainframe
13 11 (2.34%) Fintech
14 10 (2.13%) iSeries
15 9 (1.91%) Data Integration
16 8 (1.70%) Online Banking
16 8 (1.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 127 (27.02%) Unix
2 119 (25.32%) Linux
3 101 (21.49%) Windows
4 52 (11.06%) Solaris
5 46 (9.79%) AIX
6 44 (9.36%) Windows Server
7 42 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 25 (5.32%) zOS
9 17 (3.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 15 (3.19%) HPUX
10 15 (3.19%) OS/400
10 15 (3.19%) SUSE
10 15 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (1.28%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.21%) VMS
12 1 (0.21%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (27.87%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (25.32%) ITIL
3 93 (19.79%) UML
4 82 (17.45%) SOA
5 70 (14.89%) SDLC
6 61 (12.98%) Mentoring
7 55 (11.70%) Continuous Integration
8 53 (11.28%) ETL
8 53 (11.28%) Unit Testing
9 49 (10.43%) Coaching
9 49 (10.43%) MVC
10 44 (9.36%) Change Management
11 42 (8.94%) Waterfall
12 34 (7.23%) Release Management
13 33 (7.02%) Problem Management
14 32 (6.81%) OO
14 32 (6.81%) Service Delivery
15 31 (6.60%) Software Engineering
16 28 (5.96%) OOA/OOD
16 28 (5.96%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 190 (40.43%) Java
2 155 (32.98%) SQL
3 68 (14.47%) JavaScript
4 46 (9.79%) C#
5 39 (8.30%) Perl
5 39 (8.30%) Shell Script
6 27 (5.74%) Bash Shell
7 26 (5.53%) PowerShell
8 24 (5.11%) C++
9 23 (4.89%) VB
10 13 (2.77%) C
11 12 (2.55%) PHP
12 8 (1.70%) PL/SQL
13 7 (1.49%) Korn
13 7 (1.49%) T-SQL
14 6 (1.28%) VBA
15 5 (1.06%) RPG
15 5 (1.06%) VB.NET
16 4 (0.85%) COBOL
16 4 (0.85%) JCL
Qualifications
1 82 (17.45%) Degree
2 13 (2.77%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.34%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.21%) CCNA
6 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.21%) MCP
6 1 (0.21%) MCSA
6 1 (0.21%) MCSE
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (14.68%) QA
2 14 (2.98%) ISO20022
3 13 (2.77%) ISO15022
4 11 (2.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.70%) ISO27002
6 4 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.53%) Active Directory
3 15 (3.19%) Hyper-V
3 15 (3.19%) KVM
4 12 (2.55%) Postfix
4 12 (2.55%) qmail
4 12 (2.55%) Sendmail
4 12 (2.55%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.91%) vSphere
6 7 (1.49%) PowerHA
6 7 (1.49%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (1.06%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 34 (7.23%) Tivoli
2 19 (4.04%) Nagios
2 19 (4.04%) Puppet
3 12 (2.55%) Plesk
4 8 (1.70%) SCOM
5 7 (1.49%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 5 (1.06%) BMC Marimba
6 5 (1.06%) Cacti
6 5 (1.06%) Check_MK
6 5 (1.06%) Control-M
7 4 (0.85%) DameWare
7 4 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
8 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.43%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.21%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.21%) vMotion
Vendors
1 267 (56.81%) IBM
2 184 (39.15%) Oracle
3 87 (18.51%) Microsoft
4 62 (13.19%) VMware
5 44 (9.36%) Red Hat
6 28 (5.96%) HP
7 26 (5.53%) MuleSoft
8 24 (5.11%) Sybase
8 24 (5.11%) webMethods
9 22 (4.68%) BEA
10 21 (4.47%) Cisco
10 21 (4.47%) SAP
10 21 (4.47%) TIBCO
11 20 (4.26%) Software AG
12 18 (3.83%) EMC
12 18 (3.83%) Symantec
13 16 (3.40%) BMC
14 15 (3.19%) CA
14 15 (3.19%) Juniper
14 15 (3.19%) NetApp
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: Competitive plus package (Car, Pension, Bonus, 25 days Holiday, more)
Posted: 7 hours ago
Berkshire
Proactive Appointments
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £38800 - £45359 per week
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health.
Posted: 17 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £30k - £45k + 10% pension + health + 25 days hols
Posted: 17 days ago
Nottingham
Rebel Recruitment
Salary: £35,000 - £55,000 per year + 10% pension + health
Posted: 17 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 21 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Worldpay
Posted: 25 days ago