The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / West Midlands
Rank 198 235 213
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -22
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.11% 0.017% 0.020%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.053% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,304 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.98% +5.12%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1652 1891 1798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.88% 32.59% 35.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1462 1652 1620
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry - 5 £50,000 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (92.86%) Linux
3 10 (71.43%) IBM
3 10 (71.43%) Middleware
4 9 (64.29%) DataPower
5 7 (50.00%) SOA
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Oracle
6 5 (35.71%) Web Services
6 5 (35.71%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
7 4 (28.57%) Apache OpenJPA
7 4 (28.57%) Apache Commons
7 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
7 4 (28.57%) EclipseLink
7 4 (28.57%) OOP
7 4 (28.57%) OO
7 4 (28.57%) JBoss
7 4 (28.57%) Apache
7 4 (28.57%) J2EE
7 4 (28.57%) Java
7 4 (28.57%) DB2
7 4 (28.57%) JUnit
7 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
7 4 (28.57%) SOAP
7 4 (28.57%) JAX-RPC
7 4 (28.57%) JAXB
7 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
7 4 (28.57%) Shell Script

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (28.57%) Apache
3 4 (28.57%) JBoss
3 4 (28.57%) WebLogic
4 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
5 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Firewall
1 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) Relational Database
2 4 (28.57%) DB2
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 1 (7.14%) RDBMS
3 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) JUnit
1 4 (28.57%) Log4j
General
1 3 (21.43%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Middleware Specialist
2 8 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
3 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Specialist
3 6 (42.86%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 4 (28.57%) Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Java Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Developer
4 4 (28.57%) Senior Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
2 5 (35.71%) XML
3 4 (28.57%) Apache OpenJPA
3 4 (28.57%) Guava
3 4 (28.57%) Hibernate
3 4 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 4 (28.57%) J2EE
3 4 (28.57%) Java EE
3 4 (28.57%) JAXB
3 4 (28.57%) JAX-RPC
3 4 (28.57%) JAX-RS
3 4 (28.57%) JAX-WS
3 4 (28.57%) JMS
3 4 (28.57%) JPA
3 4 (28.57%) RESTful
3 4 (28.57%) SOAP
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) Spring MVC
3 4 (28.57%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) DataPower
2 3 (21.43%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (28.57%) High Availability
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) OO
2 4 (28.57%) OOP
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (21.43%) UML
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Change Control
4 1 (7.14%) ITIL
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 4 (28.57%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) Shell Script
3 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) IBM
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle
3 4 (28.57%) Google
3 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
4 2 (14.29%) Adobe
4 2 (14.29%) Finjan
5 1 (7.14%) Netezza
5 1 (7.14%) VMware