Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1089 1107 1081
Rank change year-on-year +18 -26 -43
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 62 105 198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.037% 0.059% 0.096%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.21% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 44 94 147
England median annual salary £63,000 £48,750 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.23% -22.00% -
10th Percentile £33,975 £38,750 £38,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £88,750
UK median annual salary £63,000 £48,750 £62,500
% change year-on-year +29.23% -22.00% +4.17%

MQSeries is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 29675 32859 39035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.57% 18.31% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24189 27925 32710
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in England

MQSeries
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MQSeries in England

MQSeries
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MQSeries in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MQSeries in England

MQSeries
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the England region over the 6 months to 17 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
London -30 30 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Midlands +53 8 £34,000 -20.00%
North of England +3 7 £65,000 +18.18%
North East +12 5 £65,000 +18.18%
East Midlands +37 4 £34,000 -20.00%
East of England +5 4 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 - -
South East +27 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
MQSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 England region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 40 (64.52%) Java
2 33 (53.23%) Oracle
3 32 (51.61%) Finance
4 27 (43.55%) SQL
5 25 (40.32%) IBM
6 24 (38.71%) WebSphere
7 23 (37.10%) Unix
7 23 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
8 22 (35.48%) JSP
8 22 (35.48%) XML
8 22 (35.48%) Middleware
9 20 (32.26%) Web Services
10 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
10 19 (30.65%) JMS
10 19 (30.65%) Solaris
10 19 (30.65%) Linux
10 19 (30.65%) HTML
11 18 (29.03%) J2EE
12 17 (27.42%) Banking
12 17 (27.42%) REST
12 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
12 17 (27.42%) SOAP
12 17 (27.42%) UML
13 16 (25.81%) Windows
13 16 (25.81%) RAD
13 16 (25.81%) Servlets
13 16 (25.81%) Sun
14 15 (24.19%) EJB
14 15 (24.19%) AIX
15 14 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 24 (38.71%) WebSphere
2 14 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (20.97%) Apache
4 9 (14.52%) Tomcat
5 6 (9.68%) JBoss
5 6 (9.68%) OpenStack
5 6 (9.68%) WebLogic
6 5 (8.06%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (8.06%) CMS
6 5 (8.06%) iPlanet
6 5 (8.06%) SharePoint
6 5 (8.06%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (4.84%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Confluence
8 2 (3.23%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (1.61%) CICS
9 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (14.52%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.06%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.06%) Actimize
1 5 (8.06%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (3.23%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.61%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.61%) IaaS
1 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) TCP/IP
2 8 (12.90%) Firewall
2 8 (12.90%) Internet
2 8 (12.90%) LDAP
3 6 (9.68%) SAN
4 5 (8.06%) NAS
5 4 (6.45%) HTTP
6 3 (4.84%) DNS
6 3 (4.84%) SSL
6 3 (4.84%) VPN
7 2 (3.23%) FCoE
7 2 (3.23%) iSCSI
7 2 (3.23%) SWIFTNet
7 2 (3.23%) VLAN
7 2 (3.23%) WAN
8 1 (1.61%) Reverse Proxy
8 1 (1.61%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (27.42%) SQL Server
2 12 (19.35%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.52%) DB2
4 4 (6.45%) MySQL
5 3 (4.84%) DbVisualizer
5 3 (4.84%) Jackrabbit
5 3 (4.84%) Oracle Database
5 3 (4.84%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.61%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (9.68%) Selenium
2 5 (8.06%) Eclipse
2 5 (8.06%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.06%) JUnit
2 5 (8.06%) Mockito
2 5 (8.06%) Subversion
3 3 (4.84%) Ant
3 3 (4.84%) JIRA
3 3 (4.84%) Log4j
3 3 (4.84%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.84%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 32 (51.61%) Finance
2 17 (27.42%) Banking
3 11 (17.74%) Legal
4 9 (14.52%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.45%) Retail
6 2 (3.23%) Back Office
6 2 (3.23%) Electronics
6 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.23%) Marketing
6 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.61%) French Language
7 1 (1.61%) Front Office
7 1 (1.61%) Games
7 1 (1.61%) German Language
7 1 (1.61%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.61%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 18 (29.03%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.97%) Analyst
4 12 (19.35%) Applications Support
5 11 (17.74%) Lead Developer
5 11 (17.74%) Lead Java Developer
6 9 (14.52%) Applications Support Analyst
6 9 (14.52%) Support Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) .NET Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Compliance Analyst
7 6 (9.68%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (9.68%) Senior Developer
8 5 (8.06%) Consultant
9 4 (6.45%) Administrator
10 3 (4.84%) Architect
10 3 (4.84%) Banking Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Manual Tester
10 3 (4.84%) Test Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Tester
10 3 (4.84%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (35.48%) JSP
1 22 (35.48%) Middleware
1 22 (35.48%) XML
2 20 (32.26%) Web Services
3 19 (30.65%) HTML
3 19 (30.65%) JMS
4 18 (29.03%) J2EE
5 17 (27.42%) REST
5 17 (27.42%) SOAP
6 16 (25.81%) Servlets
7 15 (24.19%) EJB
8 14 (22.58%) Struts
9 13 (20.97%) Hibernate
9 13 (20.97%) Spring
10 12 (19.35%) Java EE
10 12 (19.35%) Java SE
11 11 (17.74%) CSS
11 11 (17.74%) CSS3
11 11 (17.74%) HTML5
12 9 (14.52%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (37.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.13%) SWIFT
3 9 (14.52%) Clustering
4 6 (9.68%) Fedwire
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.84%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.23%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.23%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.61%) AS400
7 1 (1.61%) DataPower
7 1 (1.61%) Fintech
7 1 (1.61%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.61%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) iSeries
7 1 (1.61%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.61%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.61%) PKI
7 1 (1.61%) Replication
7 1 (1.61%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.10%) Unix
2 19 (30.65%) Linux
2 19 (30.65%) Solaris
3 16 (25.81%) Windows
4 15 (24.19%) AIX
5 10 (16.13%) HPUX
6 5 (8.06%) SUSE
7 2 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.65%) E-Commerce
2 17 (27.42%) UML
3 16 (25.81%) RAD
4 12 (19.35%) IT Strategy
5 11 (17.74%) Analytical Thinking
5 11 (17.74%) EAI
5 11 (17.74%) Multithreaded Programming
5 11 (17.74%) Multithreading
5 11 (17.74%) OOA/OOD
5 11 (17.74%) SOA
6 10 (16.13%) Microservices
7 8 (12.90%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.68%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 6 (9.68%) DNA
8 6 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (9.68%) MVC
8 6 (9.68%) OO
8 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
9 5 (8.06%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (8.06%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 40 (64.52%) Java
2 27 (43.55%) SQL
3 9 (14.52%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.29%) Bash Shell
4 7 (11.29%) C#
5 5 (8.06%) Perl
6 4 (6.45%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.84%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.23%) C-shell
8 2 (3.23%) Korn
8 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.61%) AWK
9 1 (1.61%) C++
9 1 (1.61%) COBOL
9 1 (1.61%) JCL
9 1 (1.61%) RPG
9 1 (1.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (17.74%) OCMJD
1 11 (17.74%) OCPJP
1 11 (17.74%) OCPJWCD
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle Certification
1 11 (17.74%) Sun Certification
2 6 (9.68%) Degree
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.61%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.61%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) SEPA
2 3 (4.84%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (9.68%) KVM
2 5 (8.06%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (8.06%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (8.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.23%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) OpenView
2 2 (3.23%) Control-M
3 1 (1.61%) Ansible
3 1 (1.61%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) PowerBroker
3 1 (1.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (53.23%) Oracle
2 25 (40.32%) IBM
3 16 (25.81%) Sun
4 7 (11.29%) Red Hat
5 5 (8.06%) Cisco
5 5 (8.06%) Cognos
5 5 (8.06%) F5
5 5 (8.06%) HP
5 5 (8.06%) Opsware
5 5 (8.06%) PlateSpin
5 5 (8.06%) Veritas
5 5 (8.06%) VMware
6 4 (6.45%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.84%) ATG
7 3 (4.84%) Atlassian
7 3 (4.84%) Blue Martini
7 3 (4.84%) Borland
7 3 (4.84%) Elastic Path
8 2 (3.23%) Axway
8 2 (3.23%) hybris