The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / East of England
Rank 241 265 272
Rank change year-on-year +24 +7  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.017% 0.14% 0.054%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.37% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 4
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  

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 East of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2234 2718 2812
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 37.17% 37.16% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1883 2258 2329
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,159 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England 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 East of England

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for WebSphere MQ in the East of England

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire +11 1 £65,000 +23.80%
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 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 East of England region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
3 4 (57.14%) Retail
3 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) HTTP
4 3 (42.86%) XSLT
4 3 (42.86%) SOAP
4 3 (42.86%) XML
5 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
5 2 (28.57%) SSL
5 2 (28.57%) UDDI
5 2 (28.57%) Firmware
5 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
5 2 (28.57%) XPath
5 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
6 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
6 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
6 1 (14.29%) REST
6 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (14.29%) JBoss
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle Application Server
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
2 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) HTTP
2 2 (28.57%) SSL
3 1 (14.29%) LDAP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) SoapUI
General
1 4 (57.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware Administrator
4 1 (14.29%) Architect
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 3 (42.86%) SOAP
2 3 (42.86%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) XSLT
3 2 (28.57%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (28.57%) UDDI
3 2 (28.57%) XML Schema
4 1 (14.29%) JMS
4 1 (14.29%) JSON
4 1 (14.29%) Regular Expression
4 1 (14.29%) REST
4 1 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Amazon Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (14.29%) Solaris
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (57.14%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 2 (28.57%) Software Deployment
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) API Design
4 1 (14.29%) Cryptography
4 1 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) XPath
2 1 (14.29%) Java
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Firmware
2 1 (14.29%) iptables
2 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Server
2 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) Apigee
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) Fiorano
2 1 (14.29%) Mashery
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 1 (14.29%) TIBCO
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) WSO2