Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK > England
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1072 1055 1082
Rank change year-on-year -17 +27 -96
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 73 99 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.059% 0.086%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.26% 0.33% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 52 83 125
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £36,875 £38,750 £38,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £89,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% -

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 27,752 30,273 36,317
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.11% 18.03% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 22,955 25,553 30,593
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
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 January 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 17 January 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 -24 32 £60,000 +14.29% 5
Midlands +27 14 £38,000 -15.56% 2
East Midlands +32 9 £38,000 -10.59%
North of England +15 8 £65,000 - 2
West Midlands +11 5 £38,500 -18.95% 2
North East -12 5 £65,000 -
South East +12 4 £60,000 -7.69%
East of England +16 3 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
North West - 1 - - 2
MQSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 51 (69.86%) Java
2 43 (58.90%) Oracle
3 32 (43.84%) Finance
4 30 (41.10%) SQL
5 28 (38.36%) JSP
5 28 (38.36%) XML
5 28 (38.36%) Analytical Skills
6 27 (36.99%) WebSphere
7 25 (34.25%) IBM
8 24 (32.88%) Middleware
9 23 (31.51%) Web Services
9 23 (31.51%) J2EE
9 23 (31.51%) UML
10 20 (27.40%) JMS
10 20 (27.40%) HTML
11 19 (26.03%) Java EE
12 18 (24.66%) E-Commerce
12 18 (24.66%) AIX
13 17 (23.29%) Linux
13 17 (23.29%) Unix
13 17 (23.29%) Servlets
13 17 (23.29%) Sun
14 15 (20.55%) SOAP
14 15 (20.55%) Struts
14 15 (20.55%) WebSphere Application Server
14 15 (20.55%) Windows
14 15 (20.55%) EJB
14 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
14 15 (20.55%) RAD
14 15 (20.55%) Solaris

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 27 (36.99%) WebSphere
2 15 (20.55%) WebSphere Application Server
3 10 (13.70%) Apache
4 7 (9.59%) Tomcat
5 5 (6.85%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (6.85%) iPlanet
5 5 (6.85%) JBoss
5 5 (6.85%) OpenStack
5 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
5 5 (6.85%) WebLogic
5 5 (6.85%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (4.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (4.11%) CMS
6 3 (4.11%) Confluence
7 2 (2.74%) CICS
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle Application Server
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 3 (4.11%) Actimize
3 2 (2.74%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (2.74%) Magento
3 2 (2.74%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) Boomi
1 2 (2.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (9.59%) Firewall
1 7 (9.59%) Internet
1 7 (9.59%) LDAP
1 7 (9.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (6.85%) NAS
2 5 (6.85%) SAN
3 4 (5.48%) HTTP
4 2 (2.74%) AMQP
4 2 (2.74%) DNS
4 2 (2.74%) FCoE
4 2 (2.74%) iSCSI
4 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 2 (2.74%) SWIFTNet
4 2 (2.74%) VLAN
4 2 (2.74%) VPN
4 2 (2.74%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 12 (16.44%) Relational Database
3 10 (13.70%) DB2
4 3 (4.11%) DbVisualizer
4 3 (4.11%) Jackrabbit
4 3 (4.11%) Oracle Database
4 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.74%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Selenium
2 10 (13.70%) Ant
3 3 (4.11%) Eclipse
3 3 (4.11%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.11%) JIRA
3 3 (4.11%) JUnit
3 3 (4.11%) Log4j
3 3 (4.11%) Mockito
3 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.11%) Subversion
3 3 (4.11%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 32 (43.84%) Finance
2 15 (20.55%) Banking
3 12 (16.44%) Legal
4 8 (10.96%) French Language
5 7 (9.59%) Investment Banking
6 6 (8.22%) Retail
7 2 (2.74%) Back Office
7 2 (2.74%) Electronics
7 2 (2.74%) Financial Institution
7 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.74%) Marketing
7 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.37%) Front Office
8 1 (1.37%) Games
8 1 (1.37%) German Language
8 1 (1.37%) Italian Language
8 1 (1.37%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 32 (43.84%) Developer
2 25 (34.25%) Java Developer
3 16 (21.92%) Analyst
4 12 (16.44%) Lead Developer
4 12 (16.44%) Lead Java Developer
5 9 (12.33%) Applications Support
6 8 (10.96%) Automation Test Analyst
6 8 (10.96%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Test Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Applications Support Analyst
7 7 (9.59%) Java Engineer
7 7 (9.59%) Support Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) .NET Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Administrator
9 5 (6.85%) Consultant
10 4 (5.48%) Compliance Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Banking Analyst
11 3 (4.11%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (38.36%) JSP
1 28 (38.36%) XML
2 24 (32.88%) Middleware
3 23 (31.51%) J2EE
3 23 (31.51%) Web Services
4 20 (27.40%) HTML
4 20 (27.40%) JMS
5 19 (26.03%) Java EE
6 17 (23.29%) Servlets
7 15 (20.55%) EJB
7 15 (20.55%) REST
7 15 (20.55%) SOAP
7 15 (20.55%) Struts
8 12 (16.44%) CSS
8 12 (16.44%) CSS3
8 12 (16.44%) Hibernate
8 12 (16.44%) HTML5
8 12 (16.44%) Java SE
8 12 (16.44%) Spring
9 9 (12.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 28 (38.36%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.33%) Clustering
3 8 (10.96%) SWIFT
4 4 (5.48%) Data Centre
4 4 (5.48%) Fedwire
5 3 (4.11%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.74%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.74%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.37%) AS400
7 1 (1.37%) Fintech
7 1 (1.37%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.37%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) AIX
2 17 (23.29%) Linux
2 17 (23.29%) Unix
3 15 (20.55%) Solaris
3 15 (20.55%) Windows
4 8 (10.96%) HPUX
5 5 (6.85%) SUSE
6 1 (1.37%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (31.51%) UML
2 18 (24.66%) E-Commerce
3 15 (20.55%) RAD
4 12 (16.44%) Analytical Thinking
4 12 (16.44%) IT Strategy
4 12 (16.44%) Multithreaded Programming
4 12 (16.44%) Multithreading
4 12 (16.44%) OOA/OOD
4 12 (16.44%) SOA
5 11 (15.07%) OO
5 11 (15.07%) Test Automation
6 10 (13.70%) Configuration Management
6 10 (13.70%) EAI
6 10 (13.70%) Microservices
6 10 (13.70%) Software Engineering
6 10 (13.70%) Time Management
7 8 (10.96%) Black-Box Testing
7 8 (10.96%) Logistics
8 7 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (8.22%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 51 (69.86%) Java
2 30 (41.10%) SQL
3 9 (12.33%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.96%) PL/SQL
5 7 (9.59%) C#
6 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
6 5 (6.85%) Perl
7 2 (2.74%) COBOL
7 2 (2.74%) C-shell
7 2 (2.74%) Korn
7 2 (2.74%) Python
7 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.37%) JCL
8 1 (1.37%) PL/1
8 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.37%) RPG
8 1 (1.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (16.44%) OCMJD
1 12 (16.44%) OCPJP
1 12 (16.44%) OCPJWCD
1 12 (16.44%) Oracle Certification
1 12 (16.44%) Sun Certification
2 10 (13.70%) Degree
3 8 (10.96%) ISTQB
3 8 (10.96%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SEPA
2 3 (4.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (6.85%) Hyper-V
1 5 (6.85%) KVM
1 5 (6.85%) Oracle RAC
1 5 (6.85%) Veritas Volume Manager
1 5 (6.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) OpenView
2 2 (2.74%) Control-M
Vendors
1 43 (58.90%) Oracle
2 25 (34.25%) IBM
3 17 (23.29%) Sun
4 8 (10.96%) Microsoft
4 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
5 5 (6.85%) Cisco
5 5 (6.85%) Cognos
5 5 (6.85%) F5
5 5 (6.85%) HP
5 5 (6.85%) Opsware
5 5 (6.85%) PlateSpin
5 5 (6.85%) Veritas
5 5 (6.85%) VMware
6 3 (4.11%) ATG
6 3 (4.11%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.11%) Blue Martini
6 3 (4.11%) Borland
6 3 (4.11%) Elastic Path
6 3 (4.11%) TIBCO
7 2 (2.74%) Dell