The first table below looks at the demand for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 202 203
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.13% 0.021%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.70% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 1
Average salary - £30,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £49,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+22.44% -18.33%
Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1081 1006 938
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.19% 18.22% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 914 849 826
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the West Midlands region.

MQSeries Salary Trend in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries.

1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Java SE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing MQSeries 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 MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Rational Rose
1 1 (50.00%) TestDirector
1 1 (50.00%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Test Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) Java SE
1 1 (50.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (50.00%) N-Tier
1 1 (50.00%) AS400
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Web Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
1 1 (50.00%) V-Model
1 1 (50.00%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) IBM