The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank - 191 198
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.023% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.14% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £46,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+61.29% -6.06%
MQSeries
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
973 722 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.50% 16.71% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 870 595 870
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £55,000 £50,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Oracle
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
1 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (100.00%) XML
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) PhoneGap
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (85.71%) Talend
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Camel
2 6 (85.71%) Ant
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
2 6 (85.71%) JBoss
2 6 (85.71%) HTML

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (85.71%) JBoss
3 1 (14.29%) PegaRULES
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) JUnit
2 6 (85.71%) Talend Open Studio
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Ant
2 6 (85.71%) JIRA
2 6 (85.71%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Java Developer
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) HTML5
2 6 (85.71%) CSS3
2 6 (85.71%) PhoneGap
2 6 (85.71%) AngularJS
2 6 (85.71%) Apache Camel
2 6 (85.71%) JSON
2 6 (85.71%) jQuery
2 6 (85.71%) CSS
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) J2EE
3 1 (14.29%) JMS
3 1 (14.29%) Struts
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 6 (85.71%) UML
2 6 (85.71%) OOP
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
4 2 (28.57%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Talend
3 1 (14.29%) Pega