Period
to 24 June 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1102 1101 1133
Rank change year-on-year -1 +32 -79
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 67 59 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.041% 0.036% 0.063%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.25% 0.20% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 52 49 82
England median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.04% +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £38,000 £43,600 £42,500
90th Percentile £75,875 £69,750 £81,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +2.27% -4.35%

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 27,184 29,250 35,504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 16.72% 17.95% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22,046 24,196 30,405
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £73,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% -

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -19 35 £50,000 -13.04% 3
Midlands - 18 £38,000 - 1
East Midlands - 15 £38,000 - 1
East of England +3 9 £90,000 - 1
South East +4 4 £60,000 -11.44% 1
West Midlands - 3 £38,500 -
North of England +18 1 - -
North West -2 1 - -
MQSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 62 (92.54%) Java
2 50 (74.63%) Oracle
3 34 (50.75%) SQL
4 33 (49.25%) J2EE
5 28 (41.79%) WebSphere
6 25 (37.31%) XML
7 24 (35.82%) JSP
7 24 (35.82%) Ant
7 24 (35.82%) Web Services
8 22 (32.84%) UML
8 22 (32.84%) OO
8 22 (32.84%) Degree
9 21 (31.34%) AIX
9 21 (31.34%) JMS
10 19 (28.36%) Java EE
10 19 (28.36%) French Language
11 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
11 18 (26.87%) Linux
11 18 (26.87%) Unix
12 17 (25.37%) PL/SQL
12 17 (25.37%) ISTQB
13 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (23.88%) Logistics
13 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
13 16 (23.88%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Office
14 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
14 15 (22.39%) Selenium
14 15 (22.39%) Time Management
14 15 (22.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification

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 28 (41.79%) WebSphere
2 9 (13.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (10.45%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (10.45%) Apache
3 7 (10.45%) CMS
4 5 (7.46%) WebLogic
5 4 (5.97%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (4.48%) JBoss
7 2 (2.99%) GlassFish
7 2 (2.99%) OpenStack
7 2 (2.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.49%) CICS
Applications
1 15 (22.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Magento
2 4 (5.97%) SAP ERP
3 2 (2.99%) Eikon
4 1 (1.49%) FLEXCUBE
4 1 (1.49%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (8.96%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Boomi
4 3 (4.48%) IaaS
5 2 (2.99%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.49%) PaaS
6 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.93%) Internet
2 2 (2.99%) AMQP
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) Firewall
2 2 (2.99%) FTP
2 2 (2.99%) HTTP
2 2 (2.99%) HTTPS
2 2 (2.99%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (2.99%) SAN
2 2 (2.99%) SSH
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.99%) VPN
3 1 (1.49%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.90%) DB2
2 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 8 (11.94%) RDBMS
3 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
4 7 (10.45%) Jackrabbit
5 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
6 4 (5.97%) SAP Data Services
7 3 (4.48%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
7 3 (4.48%) Redis
8 2 (2.99%) MySQL
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle BI EE
8 2 (2.99%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.49%) InterSystems Cache
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 24 (35.82%) Ant
2 15 (22.39%) Selenium
3 10 (14.93%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.93%) JUnit
3 10 (14.93%) Mockito
4 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
4 7 (10.45%) Log4j
4 7 (10.45%) Subversion
4 7 (10.45%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
5 3 (4.48%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.48%) Maven
6 2 (2.99%) LoadRunner
General
1 19 (28.36%) French Language
2 11 (16.42%) German Language
3 9 (13.43%) Banking
4 7 (10.45%) Finance
5 4 (5.97%) Front Office
5 4 (5.97%) Investment Banking
6 3 (4.48%) Games
7 2 (2.99%) Swedish Language
8 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 27 (40.30%) Developer
1 27 (40.30%) Java Developer
2 21 (31.34%) Analyst
3 17 (25.37%) Java Engineer
3 17 (25.37%) Support Engineer
4 15 (22.39%) Automation Test Analyst
4 15 (22.39%) Test Analyst
5 6 (8.96%) Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Applications Support
6 5 (7.46%) Applications Support Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Java WebSphere Developer
6 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Agile Java Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Games Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Java Games Developer
8 3 (4.48%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (49.25%) J2EE
2 25 (37.31%) XML
3 24 (35.82%) JSP
3 24 (35.82%) Web Services
4 21 (31.34%) JMS
5 19 (28.36%) Java EE
6 10 (14.93%) JDBC
6 10 (14.93%) REST
7 9 (13.43%) EJB
8 7 (10.45%) Ajax
8 7 (10.45%) HTML
8 7 (10.45%) JSON
8 7 (10.45%) JSTL
8 7 (10.45%) Servlets
8 7 (10.45%) SOAP
8 7 (10.45%) Struts
8 7 (10.45%) XHTML
8 7 (10.45%) XSD
8 7 (10.45%) XSLT
9 6 (8.96%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (4.48%) Replication
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) DataPower
4 2 (2.99%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.99%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.49%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.34%) AIX
2 18 (26.87%) Linux
2 18 (26.87%) Unix
3 13 (19.40%) Solaris
4 11 (16.42%) HPUX
5 6 (8.96%) Windows
6 1 (1.49%) MVS
6 1 (1.49%) Oracle Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) OO
1 22 (32.84%) UML
2 18 (26.87%) Software Engineering
3 16 (23.88%) Configuration Management
3 16 (23.88%) Logistics
3 16 (23.88%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (22.39%) Black-Box Testing
4 15 (22.39%) Test Automation
4 15 (22.39%) Time Management
5 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.45%) RAD
6 6 (8.96%) ITIL
7 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.46%) Investment Management
8 4 (5.97%) ERP
8 4 (5.97%) SAP Implementation
8 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.97%) Wealth Management
9 3 (4.48%) MVC
9 3 (4.48%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 62 (92.54%) Java
2 34 (50.75%) SQL
3 17 (25.37%) PL/SQL
4 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
5 9 (13.43%) Shell Script
6 8 (11.94%) Perl
7 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
8 5 (7.46%) C#
9 4 (5.97%) ABAP
10 3 (4.48%) Java 8
11 2 (2.99%) AWK
11 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 2 (2.99%) Python
12 1 (1.49%) COBOL
12 1 (1.49%) Korn
12 1 (1.49%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Degree
2 17 (25.37%) ISTQB
3 15 (22.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (7.46%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.99%) AWS Certification
6 2 (2.99%) Master's Degree
7 1 (1.49%) OCA
7 1 (1.49%) OCP
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.49%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.48%) QA
2 2 (2.99%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Oracle RAC
2 3 (4.48%) Docker
3 2 (2.99%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Control-M
2 4 (5.97%) Puppet
3 3 (4.48%) ITRS Geneos
3 3 (4.48%) Kubernetes
4 2 (2.99%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (2.99%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.49%) Ansible
5 1 (1.49%) Data Guard
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (1.49%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 1 (1.49%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 50 (74.63%) Oracle
2 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
3 14 (20.90%) IBM
4 8 (11.94%) Google
5 7 (10.45%) ATG
5 7 (10.45%) Blue Martini
5 7 (10.45%) Demandware
5 7 (10.45%) Elastic Path
5 7 (10.45%) HP
5 7 (10.45%) hybris
6 4 (5.97%) Charles River
6 4 (5.97%) SAP
7 3 (4.48%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) Sybase
8 2 (2.99%) AppDynamics
8 2 (2.99%) Bloomberg
8 2 (2.99%) FactSet
8 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.99%) Tableau
8 2 (2.99%) Teradata