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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 700 725 513
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -212
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 199 153 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 0.36% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 144 105 325
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £76,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +9.75%

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
43023 42392 47501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.68% 39.67% 40.42%
Number of salaries quoted 36154 36801 41717
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +44 185 £45,000 -20.00% 17
London -16 69 £65,000 - 8
North West +13 40 £43,750 -4.37% 2
Manchester +24 35 £42,500 -39.28% 2
Bristol -7 18 £35,000 -6.66% 1
South West -23 18 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Yorkshire -41 18 £38,750 -44.64% 2
East Midlands +6 17 £42,500 -12.82% 1
South East -13 14 £70,500 +48.42% 1
Leeds -23 14 £39,000 -
West Yorkshire -34 14 £39,000 -44.28%
Nottingham +11 12 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Nottinghamshire +9 12 £42,500 +30.76% 1
City of London -12 12 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Scotland -13 11 £42,500 -39.28% 3
Salford - 10 £41,250 - 1
East of England - 9 £67,500 - 1
Reading -2 7 - -
Berkshire -5 7 - -
Edinburgh -12 6 £33,000 -52.85% 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £67,500 - 1
Cheshire -11 5 £45,000 -16.27%
Northamptonshire -19 4 - -
Bedford - 4 £72,500 -
Guildford +8 3 £47,500 - 1
Surrey -6 3 £47,500 -36.66% 1
Hampshire -12 3 £71,500 +63.42%
Sheffield -17 3 £37,500 - 1
South Yorkshire -20 3 £37,500 - 1
Glasgow - 3 £42,500 - 1

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 409 (96.01%) WebSphere
2 216 (50.70%) Linux
3 207 (48.59%) Oracle
4 205 (48.12%) Java
5 182 (42.72%) IBM
6 179 (42.02%) Finance
7 165 (38.73%) SQL
8 159 (37.32%) UNIX
9 147 (34.51%) XML
10 142 (33.33%) JMS
11 126 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
12 119 (27.93%) Windows
13 118 (27.70%) Banking
14 112 (26.29%) Spring
15 107 (25.12%) SQL Server
16 91 (21.36%) Tomcat
17 89 (20.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 89 (20.89%) Red Hat
18 88 (20.66%) Middleware
19 87 (20.42%) Solaris
20 85 (19.95%) Software Engineering
21 82 (19.25%) JBoss
22 81 (19.01%) XSLT
23 80 (18.78%) Servlets
24 75 (17.61%) WebSphere Application Server
24 75 (17.61%) WebLogic
24 75 (17.61%) J2EE
24 75 (17.61%) Maven
25 71 (16.67%) JUnit
26 69 (16.20%) WebSphere Message Broker

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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
1 409 (96.01%) WebSphere
2 91 (21.36%) Tomcat
3 75 (17.61%) WebSphere Application Server
3 75 (17.61%) WebLogic
4 42 (9.86%) Apache
5 29 (6.81%) MQSeries
6 26 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
7 25 (5.87%) Apache ServiceMix
7 25 (5.87%) GlassFish
8 24 (5.63%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 19 (4.46%) WebSphere Process Server
10 14 (3.29%) IIS
11 13 (3.05%) IBM HTTP Server
12 12 (2.82%) SharePoint
13 9 (2.11%) Oracle HTTP Server
14 7 (1.64%) Mule
15 6 (1.41%) TIBCO EMS
16 4 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.94%) iPlanet
16 4 (0.94%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 7 (1.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.47%) MS Office
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.23%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 7 (1.64%) Markit EDM
2 4 (0.94%) SAP R/3
3 3 (0.70%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.70%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.47%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.47%) LatentZero
4 2 (0.47%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.47%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.23%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.23%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 4 (0.94%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 55 (12.91%) HTTP
2 41 (9.62%) SSL
3 37 (8.69%) SAN
4 28 (6.57%) Firewall
5 21 (4.93%) LDAP
6 15 (3.52%) FTP
6 15 (3.52%) DNS
6 15 (3.52%) TCP/IP
6 15 (3.52%) NAS
7 13 (3.05%) iSCSI
8 10 (2.35%) Internet
9 7 (1.64%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.47%) Intrusion Detection
10 2 (0.47%) DMZ
11 1 (0.23%) SNMP
11 1 (0.23%) SMTP
11 1 (0.23%) LAN
11 1 (0.23%) WAN
11 1 (0.23%) Network Security
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (25.12%) SQL Server
2 64 (15.02%) Relational Database
3 55 (12.91%) DB2
4 51 (11.97%) RDBMS
5 49 (11.50%) Oracle Database
6 31 (7.28%) MySQL
7 29 (6.81%) Hazelcast
8 25 (5.87%) Big Data
9 13 (3.05%) Oracle Exadata
10 11 (2.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (0.94%) Sybase IQ
13 3 (0.70%) SAP BW
13 3 (0.70%) Infinispan
14 2 (0.47%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
14 2 (0.47%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 75 (17.61%) Maven
2 71 (16.67%) JUnit
3 44 (10.33%) Cucumber
4 41 (9.62%) Eclipse
5 36 (8.45%) Ant
5 36 (8.45%) Jenkins
6 33 (7.75%) Git (software)
7 31 (7.28%) Eclipse RCP
8 28 (6.57%) Subversion
9 25 (5.87%) Selenium
10 24 (5.63%) JBehave
11 16 (3.76%) JMeter
12 12 (2.82%) Visual Studio
13 3 (0.70%) ClearCase
13 3 (0.70%) ClearQuest
14 2 (0.47%) JProfiler
14 2 (0.47%) JIRA
14 2 (0.47%) NUnit
14 2 (0.47%) CruiseControl
15 1 (0.23%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 179 (42.02%) Finance
2 118 (27.70%) Banking
3 36 (8.45%) Telecoms
4 34 (7.98%) French Language
5 31 (7.28%) Retail
6 22 (5.16%) Investment Banking
7 17 (3.99%) Back Office
8 10 (2.35%) Front Office
9 7 (1.64%) Games
10 6 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.17%) Legal
11 5 (1.17%) International Banking
12 4 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.70%) Law
14 2 (0.47%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.47%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.47%) Financial Institution
15 1 (0.23%) Advertising
15 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.23%) German Language
Job Titles
1 138 (32.39%) Developer
2 90 (21.13%) Java Developer
3 62 (14.55%) Architect
4 43 (10.09%) Analyst
5 40 (9.39%) Software Engineer
6 37 (8.69%) Administrator
7 35 (8.22%) Applications Support
8 32 (7.51%) Senior Developer
9 26 (6.10%) Solutions Architect
10 24 (5.63%) WebSphere Administrator
11 23 (5.40%) Java Software Engineer
11 23 (5.40%) Consultant
12 21 (4.93%) Senior Java Developer
13 19 (4.46%) Senior Architect
14 18 (4.23%) Support Analyst
14 18 (4.23%) Team Leader
15 17 (3.99%) Infrastructure Architect
15 17 (3.99%) C++ Developer
15 17 (3.99%) Support Specialist
15 17 (3.99%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (34.51%) XML
2 142 (33.33%) JMS
3 112 (26.29%) Spring
4 88 (20.66%) Middleware
5 81 (19.01%) XSLT
6 80 (18.78%) Servlets
7 75 (17.61%) J2EE
8 69 (16.20%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 56 (13.15%) Web Services
10 45 (10.56%) JSP
11 39 (9.15%) SOAP
12 37 (8.69%) Hibernate
13 35 (8.22%) REST
13 35 (8.22%) XML Schema
14 34 (7.98%) SAX
14 34 (7.98%) DOM
14 34 (7.98%) J2SE
14 34 (7.98%) RESTful
14 34 (7.98%) Grails
15 31 (7.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 51 (11.97%) Computer Science
3 50 (11.74%) SWIFT
4 43 (10.09%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (9.15%) N-Tier
6 38 (8.92%) Client/Server
7 31 (7.28%) Inversion of Control
7 31 (7.28%) DataPower
8 14 (3.29%) Clustering
9 13 (3.05%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.05%) Hedge funds
9 13 (3.05%) FlexPod
10 11 (2.58%) Mainframe
10 11 (2.58%) Derivative
11 10 (2.35%) iSeries
11 10 (2.35%) Equities
12 9 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 9 (2.11%) Open Source
13 5 (1.17%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.94%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 216 (50.70%) Linux
2 159 (37.32%) UNIX
3 119 (27.93%) Windows
4 89 (20.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 87 (20.42%) Solaris
6 44 (10.33%) AIX
7 34 (7.98%) Android
8 28 (6.57%) zOS
8 28 (6.57%) HPUX
9 18 (4.23%) SUSE
10 13 (3.05%) OS/400
11 12 (2.82%) CentOS
12 8 (1.88%) Oracle Linux
12 8 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (0.94%) Fedora
13 4 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
14 3 (0.70%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.23%) Debian
15 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (29.58%) Agile Software Development
2 85 (19.95%) Software Engineering
3 61 (14.32%) Scrum
4 60 (14.08%) TDD
5 56 (13.15%) UML
6 52 (12.21%) Mentoring
7 47 (11.03%) Unit Testing
8 39 (9.15%) OO
9 34 (7.98%) SOA
9 34 (7.98%) Coaching
10 31 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
10 31 (7.28%) Enterprise Architecture
10 31 (7.28%) Problem Management
11 29 (6.81%) ITIL
12 28 (6.57%) Dependency Injection
13 26 (6.10%) Business Intelligence
13 26 (6.10%) BDD
14 25 (5.87%) Complex Event Processing
15 23 (5.40%) Root Cause Analysis
15 23 (5.40%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 205 (48.12%) Java
2 165 (38.73%) SQL
3 48 (11.27%) Shell Script
4 36 (8.45%) Perl
5 34 (7.98%) XPath
6 25 (5.87%) C
7 24 (5.63%) C++
8 22 (5.16%) C#
8 22 (5.16%) Groovy
9 18 (4.23%) Bash Shell
10 17 (3.99%) Korn
11 16 (3.76%) PL/SQL
12 11 (2.58%) JavaScript
13 10 (2.35%) Python
14 7 (1.64%) VBA
14 7 (1.64%) AWK
14 7 (1.64%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.64%) sed
15 5 (1.17%) Jython
16 4 (0.94%) JCL
Qualifications
1 67 (15.73%) Degree
2 7 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 7 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.41%) IBM Certification
4 4 (0.94%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.94%) GIAC
5 1 (0.23%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (5.63%) QA
2 7 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 57 (13.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (5.40%) Oracle RAC
3 22 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 18 (4.23%) Active Directory
5 13 (3.05%) KVM
6 11 (2.58%) vSphere
7 7 (1.64%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 3 (0.70%) VMware ESX
8 3 (0.70%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 1 (0.23%) RACF
9 1 (0.23%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 52 (12.21%) Tivoli
2 15 (3.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 14 (3.29%) Control-M
3 14 (3.29%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.70%) BMC Performance Manager
5 2 (0.47%) OpenAM
5 2 (0.47%) MOM
6 1 (0.23%) CA Endevor
6 1 (0.23%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 207 (48.59%) Oracle
2 182 (42.72%) IBM
3 89 (20.89%) Red Hat
4 82 (19.25%) JBoss
5 61 (14.32%) VMware
6 47 (11.03%) Microsoft
7 34 (7.98%) Google
8 29 (6.81%) HP
9 28 (6.57%) NetApp
10 27 (6.34%) Symantec
11 17 (3.99%) BMC
11 17 (3.99%) EMC
11 17 (3.99%) SAP
12 14 (3.29%) Reuters
12 14 (3.29%) Cisco
13 13 (3.05%) CA
13 13 (3.05%) Juniper
13 13 (3.05%) TIBCO
13 13 (3.05%) CheckPoint
13 13 (3.05%) Brocade
Salford, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + health,pen, etc
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + strong package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + strong package
Posted: 5 days ago
Edinburgh
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36,125 - £44,625 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 17 days ago
Bedfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 17 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: Basic salary plus on call payments, and benefits package
Posted: 19 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
HSBC
Posted: 19 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £75k - 90k per year + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £75k - 90k per year + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 20 days ago