The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WebSphere MQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 200 222
Rank change year-on-year +20 +22  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 6 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.18% 0.50% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.46% 1.70% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 6
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.38%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,304 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.98% -5.39%  

WebSphere MQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1295 1467 1598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 38.42% 29.25% 29.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1283 1360
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for WebSphere MQ in Berkshire

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 March 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
Maidenhead +3 4 £55,000 -29.03%
WebSphere MQ
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 14 (100.00%) Middleware
1 14 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 12 (85.71%) Oracle
3 11 (78.57%) IBM
4 9 (64.29%) ITIL
5 8 (57.14%) SQL
5 8 (57.14%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) RPG
6 5 (35.71%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) ETL
6 5 (35.71%) XML Messaging
6 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (35.71%) iSeries
6 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
6 5 (35.71%) RPG IV
7 4 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
7 4 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (28.57%) SOA
8 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
8 3 (21.43%) CentOS
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
8 3 (21.43%) Open Source
8 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
8 3 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (21.43%) LAMP
8 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (21.43%) Tcl
8 3 (21.43%) Red Hat

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 4 (28.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (21.43%) Apache
3 3 (21.43%) IIS
3 3 (21.43%) JBoss
3 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
3 3 (21.43%) Tomcat
3 3 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 2 (14.29%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (7.14%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) LDAP
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) MySQL
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Applications Support
2 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Applications Support Analyst
2 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Manager
3 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) ITIL Manager
4 2 (14.29%) Messaging Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) Middleware Administrator
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Logistics Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Middleware
2 5 (35.71%) XML
2 5 (35.71%) XML Messaging
3 4 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (21.43%) LAMP
4 3 (21.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) CentOS
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) ETL
2 5 (35.71%) Waterfall
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (21.43%) Open Source
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Logistics
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Budgeting and Forecasting
6 1 (7.14%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
6 1 (7.14%) Process Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) RPG
2 5 (35.71%) RPG IV
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
3 3 (21.43%) Java
3 3 (21.43%) Perl
3 3 (21.43%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
3 3 (21.43%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Oracle
2 11 (78.57%) IBM
3 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Atlassian