Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 239 255 321
Rank change year-on-year +16 +66 +13
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 15 40 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.46% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.65% 1.46% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 17
Berkshire median annual salary £51,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% -22.76%
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £41,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £61,000 £56,750
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -11.63%

WebSphere MQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2297 2745 3442
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 36.10% 31.60% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1965 2357 2919
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,400
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,000 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27% +10.00%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +40 7 £52,500 -4.55%
Wokingham - 6 £50,000 -
Newbury - 1 £75,000 -
WebSphere MQ
South East

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 11 (73.33%) IBM
3 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) Firewall
4 9 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
5 7 (46.67%) Java
5 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 6 (40.00%) DevOps
6 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (40.00%) SDLC
6 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 6 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
6 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
6 6 (40.00%) DataPower
6 6 (40.00%) SWIFT
6 6 (40.00%) SLA
7 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
7 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
7 5 (33.33%) SAP
7 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (33.33%) Electronics
7 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 5 (33.33%) Finance
7 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
7 5 (33.33%) Change Control
7 5 (33.33%) Marketing

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 15 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (40.00%) Tomcat
3 3 (20.00%) Confluence
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (6.67%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Bluemix
1 1 (6.67%) IaaS
1 1 (6.67%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (26.67%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.67%) LAN
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
1 5 (33.33%) Finance
1 5 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 5 (33.33%) Marketing
1 5 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Administrator
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 6 (40.00%) Applications Support Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Middleware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (60.00%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (40.00%) DataPower
1 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (40.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (46.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 6 (40.00%) DevOps
2 6 (40.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 6 (40.00%) SDLC
3 5 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (33.33%) Change Control
3 5 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 5 (33.33%) Patch Management
3 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
4 4 (26.67%) Migration
5 2 (13.33%) Open Source
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 1 (6.67%) Process Management
6 1 (6.67%) Quality Management
6 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
6 1 (6.67%) Service Design
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (40.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Ansible
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) IBM
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) SAP
4 4 (26.67%) Juniper
4 4 (26.67%) Oracle
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 1 (6.67%) F5
6 1 (6.67%) TIBCO