The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 264 297
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 0 5 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London - 0.070% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.41% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 16
Median salary - £43,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.07%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% -13.33%  

MQSeries is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 879 1233 2124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 17.14% 17.27% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 795 1086 1828
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing MQSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in the City of London

MQSeries
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries in the City of London.

Salary trend for MQSeries in the City of London

MQSeries
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing MQSeries 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 City of London region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (100.00%) Salerio
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
1 4 (100.00%) Hedge funds
1 4 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 4 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 4 (100.00%) Snow

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Business Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Salerio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (100.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Applications Support
1 4 (100.00%) Linux Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
1 4 (100.00%) ServiceNow
1 4 (100.00%) Snow