The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
London / City of London
Rank 221 248 284
Rank change year-on-year +27 +36  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 2 19 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.040% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.11% 0.71% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 24
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.55%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.37% -4.00%  

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 the City of London with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 1869 2664 3322
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 37.28% 37.98% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1694 2357 2875
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £72,500 £77,500
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 the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for WebSphere MQ in the City of London

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 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 City of London region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 13 (81.25%) Finance
3 10 (62.50%) SQL
4 7 (43.75%) Java
4 7 (43.75%) .NET
4 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) IBM Integration Bus
5 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 6 (37.50%) C#
5 6 (37.50%) XML
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
6 5 (31.25%) Banking
7 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
7 4 (25.00%) DataPower
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
7 4 (25.00%) Control-M
7 4 (25.00%) Middleware
7 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 4 (25.00%) VB
7 4 (25.00%) AIX
7 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 3 (18.75%) Solaris
8 3 (18.75%) JMS
8 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
8 3 (18.75%) Software AG

WebSphere MQ
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (6.25%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DMZ
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
1 1 (6.25%) SSL
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (6.25%) Relational Database
General
1 13 (81.25%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Front Office
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 6 (37.50%) SQL Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Java Developer
4 4 (25.00%) SQL Server Developer
4 4 (25.00%) VB Developer
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
5 2 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Integration Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Middleware Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior C# Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior SQL Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) IBM Integration Bus
2 6 (37.50%) XML
3 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (25.00%) HTML
3 4 (25.00%) Middleware
4 3 (18.75%) JMS
5 2 (12.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (12.50%) FpML
5 2 (12.50%) Java EE
5 2 (12.50%) JDBC
5 2 (12.50%) REST
5 2 (12.50%) SOAP
5 2 (12.50%) Spring
5 2 (12.50%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (6.25%) EDI
6 1 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (6.25%) J2EE
6 1 (6.25%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) DataPower
2 1 (6.25%) Clustering
2 1 (6.25%) Fintech
2 1 (6.25%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (6.25%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) AIX
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (18.75%) Solaris
4 2 (12.50%) Windows
5 1 (6.25%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Incident Management
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity
3 2 (12.50%) Business Continuity Management
3 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) ITIL
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
3 2 (12.50%) Security Management
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
4 1 (6.25%) ArchiMate
4 1 (6.25%) Compliance Management
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Data Management
4 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) Risk and Compliance Management
4 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
2 7 (43.75%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) C#
4 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (25.00%) VB
5 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) C++
6 1 (6.25%) Jython
6 1 (6.25%) Perl
6 1 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
1 1 (6.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Control-M
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (25.00%) TIBCO
3 3 (18.75%) Software AG
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica
4 2 (12.50%) webMethods
5 1 (6.25%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (6.25%) Oracle
5 1 (6.25%) Solace