The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for WebSphere MQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 138 147 152
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.046% 0.39% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 1.36% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 4
Median salary £65,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.80% +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.37% -4.00%  

WebSphere MQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 819 733 873
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 37.88% 28.95% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 703 595 712
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire citing WebSphere MQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in Hertfordshire

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for WebSphere MQ in Hertfordshire

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 22 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
Watford -11 1 £65,000 +23.80%
WebSphere MQ
East of England

WebSphere MQ
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) DataPower
2 4 (66.67%) Retail
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) XPath
3 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
3 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
3 2 (33.33%) Firmware
3 2 (33.33%) SOAP
3 2 (33.33%) XML
3 2 (33.33%) XSLT
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) UDDI
3 2 (33.33%) HTTP
3 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
3 2 (33.33%) SSL

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) HTTP
1 2 (33.33%) SSL
General
1 4 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Administrator
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) IBM Integration Bus
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) UDDI
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XML Schema
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) SOA
2 4 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) XPath
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM