Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1018 1114 1108
Rank change year-on-year +96 -6 -1
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 96 67 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.040% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 0.23% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 57 47 91
England median annual salary £50,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +19.05% -16.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,600 £38,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £70,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £61,250 £51,250
% change year-on-year -26.53% +19.51% -18.00%

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 23,791 29,177 31,903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.19% 17.36% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19,174 23,899 26,987
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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 +62 49 £60,000 -
South East +40 27 £37,500 -37.50%
East of England +52 13 £80,000 -
North of England +17 4 £50,000 -23.08%
North West - 4 £50,000 -
Midlands +38 3 £32,500 -4.41%
East Midlands +19 3 £32,500 -4.41%
MQSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 65 (67.71%) Oracle
2 53 (55.21%) Java
3 48 (50.00%) Middleware
4 45 (46.88%) Linux
5 40 (41.67%) IBM
6 39 (40.63%) Unix
7 36 (37.50%) WebLogic
7 36 (37.50%) Puppet
8 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 32 (33.33%) Windows
9 27 (28.13%) Web Services
9 27 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
10 25 (26.04%) DB2
10 25 (26.04%) VMware
10 25 (26.04%) Logistics
11 24 (25.00%) SQL
12 23 (23.96%) ITIL
12 23 (23.96%) Shell Script
13 22 (22.92%) SLA
13 22 (22.92%) JMS
13 22 (22.92%) Incident Management
13 22 (22.92%) Service Management
13 22 (22.92%) Problem Management
13 22 (22.92%) Root Cause Analysis
13 22 (22.92%) Virtual Machines
14 21 (21.88%) AIX
15 19 (19.79%) SOA
15 19 (19.79%) WebSphere MQ
15 19 (19.79%) WebSphere

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 36 (37.50%) WebLogic
2 19 (19.79%) WebSphere
3 18 (18.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 14 (14.58%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (14.58%) GlassFish
4 14 (14.58%) JBoss
5 13 (13.54%) OpenStack
6 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
7 1 (1.04%) CMS
7 1 (1.04%) EPiServer
7 1 (1.04%) Tuxedo
7 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Temenos T24
2 4 (4.17%) SAP ERP
3 1 (1.04%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 27 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
1 27 (28.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (15.63%) Google Cloud Platform
3 14 (14.58%) AWS CloudFormation
3 14 (14.58%) IaaS
4 12 (12.50%) PaaS
5 11 (11.46%) SaaS
6 4 (4.17%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.75%) Internet
2 14 (14.58%) SAN
3 13 (13.54%) DNS
3 13 (13.54%) Reverse Proxy
3 13 (13.54%) TCP/IP
3 13 (13.54%) VPN
4 11 (11.46%) Firewall
5 2 (2.08%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 25 (26.04%) DB2
3 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 4 (4.17%) NoSQL
3 4 (4.17%) QlikView
3 4 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
4 3 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.13%) Redis
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.04%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (1.04%) Hazelcast
6 1 (1.04%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.21%) Maven
2 4 (4.17%) Jenkins
2 4 (4.17%) JUnit
2 4 (4.17%) Selenium
3 3 (3.13%) Mockito
4 1 (1.04%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.04%) Grunt
4 1 (1.04%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.04%) JIRA
4 1 (1.04%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.04%) Moq
4 1 (1.04%) NSubstitute
4 1 (1.04%) NUnit
4 1 (1.04%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (1.04%) Subversion
4 1 (1.04%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 11 (11.46%) Finance
1 11 (11.46%) French Language
1 11 (11.46%) German Language
1 11 (11.46%) Swedish Language
2 5 (5.21%) Marketing
3 4 (4.17%) Banking
4 3 (3.13%) Games
5 2 (2.08%) Front Office
6 1 (1.04%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (27.08%) Analyst
2 25 (26.04%) Architect
3 14 (14.58%) Developer
4 13 (13.54%) Infrastructure Architect
4 13 (13.54%) Linux Support
4 13 (13.54%) Support Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Unix Analyst
4 13 (13.54%) Unix Support
4 13 (13.54%) Unix Support Analyst
5 11 (11.46%) Technical Architect
6 9 (9.38%) Integration Specialist
7 7 (7.29%) Cloud Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Lead Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
7 7 (7.29%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Technical Developer
7 7 (7.29%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (50.00%) Middleware
2 27 (28.13%) Web Services
3 22 (22.92%) JMS
4 19 (19.79%) WebSphere MQ
5 17 (17.71%) ActiveMQ
5 17 (17.71%) XML
6 16 (16.67%) Oracle Fusion
7 14 (14.58%) EJB
7 14 (14.58%) EJB 3.0
7 14 (14.58%) HornetQ
7 14 (14.58%) Java EE
7 14 (14.58%) Java SE
7 14 (14.58%) REST
8 13 (13.54%) SOAP
9 9 (9.38%) .NET
10 6 (6.25%) J2EE
11 5 (5.21%) Spring
12 4 (4.17%) Apache Camel
12 4 (4.17%) SAP ALE
12 4 (4.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Hybrid Cloud
2 13 (13.54%) Linux Command Line
2 13 (13.54%) Replication
3 10 (10.42%) Management Information System
3 10 (10.42%) NHS
4 8 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (5.21%) DataPower
6 4 (4.17%) Data Centre
7 3 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.04%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 45 (46.88%) Linux
2 39 (40.63%) Unix
3 32 (33.33%) Windows
4 21 (21.88%) AIX
5 14 (14.58%) Solaris
5 14 (14.58%) Windows Server
6 11 (11.46%) HPUX
7 9 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) Logistics
2 23 (23.96%) ITIL
3 22 (22.92%) Incident Management
3 22 (22.92%) Problem Management
3 22 (22.92%) Root Cause Analysis
3 22 (22.92%) Service Management
4 19 (19.79%) SOA
5 14 (14.58%) Deployment Automation
5 14 (14.58%) Migration
6 13 (13.54%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (11.46%) Presales
8 9 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (9.38%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (8.33%) SDLC
10 7 (7.29%) EAI
10 7 (7.29%) MVC
11 5 (5.21%) Quality Management
11 5 (5.21%) Scrum
11 5 (5.21%) TDD
11 5 (5.21%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (55.21%) Java
2 24 (25.00%) SQL
3 23 (23.96%) Shell Script
4 14 (14.58%) Bash Shell
4 14 (14.58%) PowerShell
5 12 (12.50%) AWK
6 6 (6.25%) C#
6 6 (6.25%) C++
7 5 (5.21%) Java 8
7 5 (5.21%) PL/SQL
8 4 (4.17%) ABAP
9 1 (1.04%) C
9 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.04%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.04%) Perl
9 1 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 11 (11.46%) Degree
2 8 (8.33%) AWS Certification
3 7 (7.29%) Master's Degree
4 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
5 3 (3.13%) ISTQB
5 3 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (22.92%) SLA
2 14 (14.58%) HL7
3 6 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 22 (22.92%) Virtual Machines
2 11 (11.46%) Hyper-V
2 11 (11.46%) VMware ESXi
3 8 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.17%) Docker
4 4 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 36 (37.50%) Puppet
2 16 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 14 (14.58%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (10.42%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 4 (4.17%) Kubernetes
6 3 (3.13%) Control-M
7 1 (1.04%) Ansible
Vendors
1 65 (67.71%) Oracle
2 40 (41.67%) IBM
3 25 (26.04%) VMware
4 15 (15.63%) Google
4 15 (15.63%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 11 (11.46%) HP
7 7 (7.29%) jBASE
7 7 (7.29%) Temenos
8 4 (4.17%) SAP
9 2 (2.08%) Charles River
9 2 (2.08%) Sybase
10 1 (1.04%) Apiary
10 1 (1.04%) Yahoo!