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 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
UK / England
Rank 785 852 837
Rank change year-on-year +67 -15  
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 38 70 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.048% 0.073% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.27% 0.39% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 32 40 71
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £52,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £77,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% -13.33%  

MQSeries is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 14205 18152 19619
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 17.80% 18.81% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11880 15452 16409
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing MQSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 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
London +65 32 £55,000 -13.72% 1
South East +62 4 £67,750 -
South West +4 2 - -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 47 (57.32%) SQL
2 42 (51.22%) IBM
3 38 (46.34%) WebSphere
4 32 (39.02%) C#
4 32 (39.02%) Java
4 32 (39.02%) SQL Server
4 32 (39.02%) Web Services
5 31 (37.80%) .NET
5 31 (37.80%) WebSphere MQ
5 31 (37.80%) Finance
5 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (34.15%) Banking
6 28 (34.15%) Linux
7 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
8 25 (30.49%) SOAP
8 25 (30.49%) TDD
9 24 (29.27%) Software Engineering
9 24 (29.27%) REST
9 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (28.05%) MySQL
11 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
11 22 (26.83%) Python
11 22 (26.83%) PowerShell
11 22 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 21 (25.61%) QA
12 21 (25.61%) SharePoint
12 21 (25.61%) HTML
13 20 (24.39%) Oracle
13 20 (24.39%) CSS
13 20 (24.39%) Scrum

MQSeries
Top Related 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 38 (46.34%) WebSphere
2 21 (25.61%) SharePoint
3 13 (15.85%) WebLogic
4 12 (14.63%) Apache
5 11 (13.41%) Apache Spark
5 11 (13.41%) Tomcat
6 10 (12.20%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (9.76%) CMS
8 5 (6.10%) IIS
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (4.88%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (3.66%) JBoss
11 1 (1.22%) CICS
11 1 (1.22%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 8 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Magento
2 4 (4.88%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (13.41%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (13.41%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.66%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) Intranet
2 16 (19.51%) Internet
3 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.66%) LDAP
5 2 (2.44%) FTP
6 1 (1.22%) HTTP
6 1 (1.22%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (28.05%) MySQL
3 22 (26.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (18.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (14.63%) Big Data
5 12 (14.63%) NoSQL
6 11 (13.41%) Apache Hive
6 11 (13.41%) Hadoop
6 11 (13.41%) HBase
6 11 (13.41%) MongoDB
6 11 (13.41%) Neo4j
7 5 (6.10%) DB2
8 4 (4.88%) Jackrabbit
8 4 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.44%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.22%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 19 (23.17%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.29%) Maven
3 10 (12.20%) Eclipse
4 9 (10.98%) JUnit
4 9 (10.98%) Mockito
5 8 (9.76%) Subversion
5 8 (9.76%) Visual Studio
6 6 (7.32%) NUnit
7 5 (6.10%) NSubstitute
7 5 (6.10%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (6.10%) Selenium
8 4 (4.88%) JIRA
8 4 (4.88%) Log4j
8 4 (4.88%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.44%) Hudson
9 2 (2.44%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.44%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 31 (37.80%) Finance
2 28 (34.15%) Banking
3 11 (13.41%) Games
4 8 (9.76%) Retail
5 7 (8.54%) Back Office
5 7 (8.54%) Investment Banking
6 6 (7.32%) Front Office
7 2 (2.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.22%) Advertising
8 1 (1.22%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.22%) Marketing
8 1 (1.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 52 (63.41%) Developer
2 20 (24.39%) .NET Developer
3 18 (21.95%) ASP.NET Developer
3 18 (21.95%) SQL Developer
4 16 (19.51%) Java Developer
4 16 (19.51%) SSIS Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Apache Spark Developer
5 11 (13.41%) AWS Developer
5 11 (13.41%) E-Commerce Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Hadoop Developer
5 11 (13.41%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 11 (13.41%) NoSQL Developer
6 10 (12.20%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 10 (12.20%) WebSphere Developer
7 9 (10.98%) QA Manager
8 8 (9.76%) Games Developer
8 8 (9.76%) Java Games Developer
9 7 (8.54%) Technical Leader
10 6 (7.32%) C# Developer
10 6 (7.32%) Middleware Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (39.02%) Web Services
2 31 (37.80%) .NET
2 31 (37.80%) WebSphere MQ
3 26 (31.71%) ASP.NET
4 25 (30.49%) SOAP
5 24 (29.27%) ASP.NET Web API
5 24 (29.27%) REST
6 21 (25.61%) HTML
7 20 (24.39%) CSS
8 19 (23.17%) ActiveMQ
8 19 (23.17%) RabbitMQ
8 19 (23.17%) XML
9 16 (19.51%) Kafka
10 15 (18.29%) JMS
10 15 (18.29%) XSLT
11 12 (14.63%) CSS3
11 12 (14.63%) HTML5
11 12 (14.63%) Middleware
12 10 (12.20%) Spring
13 8 (9.76%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.98%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.32%) Social Media
3 5 (6.10%) iPad
3 5 (6.10%) NHS
4 4 (4.88%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.66%) AS400
5 3 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.66%) iSeries
6 2 (2.44%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.44%) Online Games
7 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.22%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 28 (34.15%) Linux
2 18 (21.95%) Windows
3 13 (15.85%) Unix
4 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
5 8 (9.76%) HPUX
5 8 (9.76%) Solaris
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.66%) CentOS
8 1 (1.22%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (37.80%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) TDD
3 24 (29.27%) Software Engineering
4 20 (24.39%) Scrum
4 20 (24.39%) SDLC
5 19 (23.17%) E-Commerce
6 18 (21.95%) Client Onboarding
7 16 (19.51%) Kanban
8 14 (17.07%) Microservices
9 13 (15.85%) Portfolio Management
10 12 (14.63%) Mentoring
11 10 (12.20%) EAI
11 10 (12.20%) SOA
12 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
12 9 (10.98%) Project Management
12 9 (10.98%) QMS
12 9 (10.98%) Quality Management
13 8 (9.76%) ETL
13 8 (9.76%) RAD
14 7 (8.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 47 (57.32%) SQL
2 32 (39.02%) C#
2 32 (39.02%) Java
3 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 22 (26.83%) PowerShell
3 22 (26.83%) Python
4 9 (10.98%) Bash Shell
4 9 (10.98%) Perl
5 8 (9.76%) C++
6 4 (4.88%) PHP
6 4 (4.88%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.66%) Tcl
8 2 (2.44%) RPG
8 2 (2.44%) VBA
9 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.22%) COBOL
9 1 (1.22%) JCL
9 1 (1.22%) NATURAL
9 1 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (25.61%) QA
2 9 (10.98%) HL7
3 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (21.95%) Control-M
2 9 (10.98%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (4.88%) Nagios
4 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (51.22%) IBM
2 20 (24.39%) Oracle
3 11 (13.41%) Google
4 9 (10.98%) VMware
5 6 (7.32%) Facebook
5 6 (7.32%) Microsoft
5 6 (7.32%) Sybase
6 5 (6.10%) ATG
6 5 (6.10%) Blue Martini
7 4 (4.88%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.88%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.88%) Snow
7 4 (4.88%) Talend
8 3 (3.66%) Actimize
9 2 (2.44%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.22%) Citrix
10 1 (1.22%) TIBCO