Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK > England
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1042 1122 1130
Rank change year-on-year +80 +8 -53
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 97 48 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.062% 0.029% 0.058%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 0.16% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 63 37 91
England median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £36,250 £50,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £85,750 £70,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -25.00% +20.00% -13.04%

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 26,079 29,772 34,024
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.72% 17.92% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 21,070 24,070 29,130
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £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 20 September 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 20 September 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 +70 50 £52,500 -12.50% 6
South East +19 22 £40,000 -33.33%
East of England +27 15 £82,500 - 1
Midlands +20 6 £38,000 -5.00%
North of England +18 4 £50,000 -16.67% 1
North West +17 4 £50,000 -16.67%
East Midlands +9 4 £38,000 -5.00%
West Midlands - 2 £38,500 -
MQSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 68 (70.10%) Oracle
2 66 (68.04%) Java
3 37 (38.14%) Unix
4 35 (36.08%) Linux
5 34 (35.05%) IBM
6 33 (34.02%) WebLogic
7 31 (31.96%) JMS
8 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
8 29 (29.90%) Middleware
9 28 (28.87%) AIX
10 27 (27.84%) Puppet
11 26 (26.80%) WebSphere
11 26 (26.80%) SQL
11 26 (26.80%) Web Services
12 25 (25.77%) XML
12 25 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
13 24 (24.74%) J2EE
14 22 (22.68%) Shell Script
15 21 (21.65%) DB2
16 20 (20.62%) Windows
17 19 (19.59%) Internet
17 19 (19.59%) Java EE
18 18 (18.56%) Logistics
18 18 (18.56%) ITIL
19 17 (17.53%) Solaris
19 17 (17.53%) SOA
19 17 (17.53%) ActiveMQ
19 17 (17.53%) REST
20 16 (16.49%) Oracle SOA Suite

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 33 (34.02%) WebLogic
2 26 (26.80%) WebSphere
3 16 (16.49%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 15 (15.46%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (12.37%) GlassFish
5 12 (12.37%) JBoss
6 11 (11.34%) OpenStack
7 5 (5.15%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (4.12%) CMS
9 3 (3.09%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 3 (3.09%) Apache
10 1 (1.03%) EPiServer
10 1 (1.03%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.03%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.25%) SAP ERP
2 7 (7.22%) Temenos T24
3 3 (3.09%) Magento
4 1 (1.03%) Eikon
4 1 (1.03%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (1.03%) Markit EDM
4 1 (1.03%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (24.74%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (16.49%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (13.40%) IaaS
5 12 (12.37%) AWS CloudFormation
6 9 (9.28%) PaaS
7 8 (8.25%) Boomi
7 8 (8.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (19.59%) Internet
2 12 (12.37%) SAN
3 11 (11.34%) DNS
3 11 (11.34%) Reverse Proxy
3 11 (11.34%) TCP/IP
3 11 (11.34%) VPN
4 9 (9.28%) Firewall
5 2 (2.06%) AMQP
5 2 (2.06%) FTP
5 2 (2.06%) HTTP
5 2 (2.06%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.06%) SSH
6 1 (1.03%) Skype
6 1 (1.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (29.90%) SQL Server
2 21 (21.65%) DB2
3 8 (8.25%) SAP Data Services
4 6 (6.19%) Oracle Database
5 5 (5.15%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.15%) Redis
6 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.09%) Jackrabbit
7 3 (3.09%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (3.09%) RDBMS
8 2 (2.06%) MySQL
9 1 (1.03%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle BI EE
9 1 (1.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 10 (10.31%) Ant
2 9 (9.28%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.28%) JUnit
3 8 (8.25%) Mockito
4 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
4 6 (6.19%) Maven
5 5 (5.15%) Selenium
6 4 (4.12%) Subversion
7 3 (3.09%) Eclipse
7 3 (3.09%) Log4j
7 3 (3.09%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
8 2 (2.06%) LoadRunner
9 1 (1.03%) Cucumber
9 1 (1.03%) Grunt
9 1 (1.03%) JIRA
9 1 (1.03%) Moq
9 1 (1.03%) NUnit
9 1 (1.03%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (1.03%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.03%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 16 (16.49%) French Language
1 16 (16.49%) German Language
2 13 (13.40%) Finance
3 11 (11.34%) Banking
4 9 (9.28%) Swedish Language
5 5 (5.15%) Front Office
5 5 (5.15%) Games
6 3 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.06%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (27.84%) Analyst
2 26 (26.80%) Developer
3 23 (23.71%) Architect
4 16 (16.49%) Java Developer
5 13 (13.40%) Support Analyst
6 12 (12.37%) Infrastructure Architect
7 11 (11.34%) Technical Architect
8 10 (10.31%) Linux Support
9 9 (9.28%) Unix Analyst
9 9 (9.28%) Unix Support
9 9 (9.28%) Unix Support Analyst
10 8 (8.25%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
10 8 (8.25%) Lead Architect
10 8 (8.25%) Lead Infrastructure Architect
10 8 (8.25%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
11 7 (7.22%) Consultant
11 7 (7.22%) Java Engineer
11 7 (7.22%) Support Engineer
11 7 (7.22%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (7.22%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (31.96%) JMS
2 29 (29.90%) Middleware
3 26 (26.80%) Web Services
4 25 (25.77%) XML
5 24 (24.74%) J2EE
6 19 (19.59%) Java EE
7 17 (17.53%) ActiveMQ
7 17 (17.53%) REST
8 15 (15.46%) EJB
9 14 (14.43%) WebSphere MQ
10 13 (13.40%) SOAP
11 12 (12.37%) EJB 3.0
11 12 (12.37%) HornetQ
11 12 (12.37%) Java SE
11 12 (12.37%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (10.31%) JSP
13 8 (8.25%) IDoc
13 8 (8.25%) JDBC
13 8 (8.25%) SAP ALE
13 8 (8.25%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Hybrid Cloud
1 12 (12.37%) Replication
2 11 (11.34%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (9.28%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (7.22%) Management Information System
4 7 (7.22%) NHS
5 6 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (4.12%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.12%) DataPower
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.03%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.14%) Unix
2 35 (36.08%) Linux
3 28 (28.87%) AIX
4 20 (20.62%) Windows
5 17 (17.53%) Solaris
6 14 (14.43%) HPUX
7 5 (5.15%) Windows Server
8 3 (3.09%) Ubuntu
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (18.56%) ITIL
1 18 (18.56%) Logistics
2 17 (17.53%) SOA
3 15 (15.46%) Incident Management
4 14 (14.43%) Problem Management
4 14 (14.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 14 (14.43%) Service Management
5 12 (12.37%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.37%) Deployment Automation
5 12 (12.37%) Migration
6 11 (11.34%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (9.28%) Software Engineering
8 8 (8.25%) ERP
8 8 (8.25%) MVC
8 8 (8.25%) OO
8 8 (8.25%) Presales
8 8 (8.25%) SAP Implementation
8 8 (8.25%) SDLC
9 7 (7.22%) UML
9 7 (7.22%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 66 (68.04%) Java
2 26 (26.80%) SQL
3 22 (22.68%) Shell Script
4 16 (16.49%) Bash Shell
5 12 (12.37%) PowerShell
6 10 (10.31%) AWK
6 10 (10.31%) C#
7 8 (8.25%) ABAP
8 7 (7.22%) PL/SQL
9 6 (6.19%) Java 8
10 5 (5.15%) Perl
11 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
12 3 (3.09%) C++
13 2 (2.06%) Python
14 1 (1.03%) C
14 1 (1.03%) Korn
14 1 (1.03%) Kotlin
14 1 (1.03%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
2 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
2 8 (8.25%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.22%) AWS Certification
4 6 (6.19%) ISTQB
4 6 (6.19%) Master's Degree
5 4 (4.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (3.09%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.03%) OCA
7 1 (1.03%) OCP
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.03%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) SLA
2 7 (7.22%) QA
3 2 (2.06%) GCP
3 2 (2.06%) HL7
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Virtual Machines
2 8 (8.25%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (7.22%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.22%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (7.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (5.15%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (27.84%) Puppet
2 13 (13.40%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 12 (12.37%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (7.22%) Control-M
4 7 (7.22%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 5 (5.15%) Kubernetes
6 2 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (2.06%) ITRS Geneos
7 1 (1.03%) Ansible
7 1 (1.03%) Data Guard
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 1 (1.03%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 68 (70.10%) Oracle
2 34 (35.05%) IBM
3 16 (16.49%) Google
4 14 (14.43%) HP
5 12 (12.37%) Microsoft
5 12 (12.37%) VMware
6 8 (8.25%) SAP
7 7 (7.22%) jBASE
7 7 (7.22%) Temenos
8 5 (5.15%) Charles River
9 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.12%) Sybase
10 3 (3.09%) ATG
10 3 (3.09%) Blue Martini
10 3 (3.09%) Citrix
10 3 (3.09%) Demandware
10 3 (3.09%) Elastic Path
10 3 (3.09%) hybris
11 2 (2.06%) AppDynamics
11 2 (2.06%) Dynatrace