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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 214 - 207
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 11 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.19% - 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.05% - 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 8
Average salary £52,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £42,783
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +40.24%
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
1044 1087 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 17.83% 20.13% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 858 922 864
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MQSeries across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Birmingham - 6 £52,500 -
Warwickshire - 5 £35,000 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 25 (100.00%) SQL
1 25 (100.00%) Web Services
2 18 (72.00%) Oracle
2 18 (72.00%) UNIX
2 18 (72.00%) Solaris
2 18 (72.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 18 (72.00%) IBM
2 18 (72.00%) WebSphere
3 17 (68.00%) ISPF
3 17 (68.00%) SOA
3 17 (68.00%) CICS
3 17 (68.00%) BusinessObjects
3 17 (68.00%) MVS
3 17 (68.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 17 (68.00%) Tivoli
3 17 (68.00%) JCL
3 17 (68.00%) Mainframe
3 17 (68.00%) AIX
3 17 (68.00%) DB2
3 17 (68.00%) Perl
4 9 (36.00%) COBOL
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (32.00%) Subversion
5 8 (32.00%) jQuery
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
6 7 (28.00%) Web Development
6 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 18 (72.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 18 (72.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (68.00%) CICS
3 7 (28.00%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (28.00%) JBoss
4 1 (4.00%) Tomcat
4 1 (4.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) HTTP
1 1 (4.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) DB2
1 17 (68.00%) BusinessObjects
2 7 (28.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Subversion
2 7 (28.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (4.00%) Log4j
3 1 (4.00%) Ant
3 1 (4.00%) JUnit
3 1 (4.00%) Maven
General
1 7 (28.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (12.00%) Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Retail
2 3 (12.00%) Retail Banking
2 3 (12.00%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Consultant
1 17 (68.00%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (32.00%) Developer
3 7 (28.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (100.00%) Web Services
2 17 (68.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 17 (68.00%) ISPF
3 8 (32.00%) jQuery
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 7 (28.00%) .NET Framework
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 7 (28.00%) .NET
4 7 (28.00%) EDI
4 7 (28.00%) Classic ASP
4 7 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.00%) CSS
5 1 (4.00%) JSP
5 1 (4.00%) Servlets
5 1 (4.00%) SOAP
5 1 (4.00%) Struts
5 1 (4.00%) XML
5 1 (4.00%) XSLT
5 1 (4.00%) XHTML
5 1 (4.00%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (68.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (28.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.00%) W3C
3 1 (4.00%) Web 2.0
3 1 (4.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Solaris
1 18 (72.00%) Linux
1 18 (72.00%) UNIX
2 17 (68.00%) AIX
2 17 (68.00%) MVS
3 1 (4.00%) HPUX
3 1 (4.00%) OS/390
3 1 (4.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (68.00%) SOA
2 7 (28.00%) ETL
2 7 (28.00%) MVC
2 7 (28.00%) Web Development
2 7 (28.00%) ERP
3 3 (12.00%) Wealth Management
4 1 (4.00%) OO
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) SQL
2 18 (72.00%) Java
3 17 (68.00%) JCL
3 17 (68.00%) Perl
4 9 (36.00%) COBOL
5 8 (32.00%) JavaScript
6 7 (28.00%) C#
6 7 (28.00%) T-SQL
6 7 (28.00%) VBScript
7 1 (4.00%) XPath
Systems Management
1 17 (68.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) Oracle
1 18 (72.00%) IBM
2 7 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (28.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.00%) Interwoven