Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK > England
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1037 1092 1077
Rank change year-on-year +55 -15 +54
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 34 72 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.025% 0.044% 0.046%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.17% 0.26% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 30 55 62
England median annual salary £61,500 £50,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.00% -11.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £110,000 £71,600 £68,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - -18.18% -8.33%

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 20,478 27,277 28,777
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.34% 16.80% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16,100 22,273 23,990
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +72 19 £77,500 +55.00% 1
Midlands +23 8 £32,500 -14.47%
East Midlands +9 8 £32,500 -14.47%
East of England +79 4 £65,000 -
South East +38 2 £50,000 -16.67%
North of England +33 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
MQSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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 29 (85.29%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) Oracle
3 19 (55.88%) SQL
4 16 (47.06%) DB2
4 16 (47.06%) Middleware
5 15 (44.12%) Web Services
6 13 (38.24%) Windows
6 13 (38.24%) Linux
7 12 (35.29%) UML
7 12 (35.29%) OO
7 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
7 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (32.35%) VMware
8 11 (32.35%) HL7
8 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
9 10 (29.41%) Logistics
10 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
10 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
11 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
11 8 (23.53%) Selenium
11 8 (23.53%) Time Management
11 8 (23.53%) Black-Box Testing
11 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
11 8 (23.53%) Degree
11 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
11 8 (23.53%) JUnit
11 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Office

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 4 (11.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 4 (11.76%) Apache
1 4 (11.76%) CMS
1 4 (11.76%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.94%) OpenShift
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) DB2
2 12 (35.29%) SQL Server
3 4 (11.76%) Jackrabbit
3 4 (11.76%) RDBMS
3 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Big Data
4 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) JUnit
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (11.76%) Ant
2 4 (11.76%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (11.76%) Log4j
2 4 (11.76%) Maven
2 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 4 (11.76%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 6 (17.65%) Banking
2 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (23.53%) Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Automation Test Analyst
1 8 (23.53%) Developer
1 8 (23.53%) Java Developer
1 8 (23.53%) Test Analyst
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
2 4 (11.76%) Senior Java Developer
3 3 (8.82%) Architect
3 3 (8.82%) Integration Specialist
4 2 (5.88%) Java Developer - Fintech
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Pega Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Messaging Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Architect
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Systems Integration Specialist
5 1 (2.94%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (47.06%) Middleware
2 15 (44.12%) Web Services
3 6 (17.65%) JMS
3 6 (17.65%) SOAP
3 6 (17.65%) XML
4 5 (14.71%) Spring
5 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
5 4 (11.76%) JSON
5 4 (11.76%) REST
5 4 (11.76%) XSLT
6 2 (5.88%) WSDL
6 2 (5.88%) XSD
7 1 (2.94%) Kafka
7 1 (2.94%) Spring Boot
7 1 (2.94%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.76%) Fintech
2 4 (11.76%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (38.24%) Linux
1 13 (38.24%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.88%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) AIX
4 1 (2.94%) HPUX
4 1 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) OO
1 12 (35.29%) UML
2 10 (29.41%) Logistics
3 9 (26.47%) Configuration Management
4 8 (23.53%) Black-Box Testing
4 8 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (23.53%) Test Automation
4 8 (23.53%) Time Management
5 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 4 (11.76%) RAD
7 3 (8.82%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) Presales
8 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
9 1 (2.94%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) Java
2 19 (55.88%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) PL/SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Java 8
4 4 (11.76%) Kotlin
4 4 (11.76%) Scala
5 2 (5.88%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) R
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB
1 8 (23.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) HL7
2 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.94%) Ansible
2 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Oracle
2 12 (35.29%) Red Hat
3 11 (32.35%) VMware
4 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 7 (20.59%) IBM
6 4 (11.76%) ATG
6 4 (11.76%) Blue Martini
6 4 (11.76%) Demandware
6 4 (11.76%) Elastic Path
7 2 (5.88%) Pega
8 1 (2.94%) Google
8 1 (2.94%) HP