The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
England / London
Rank 545 619 599
Rank change year-on-year +74 -20  
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 31 34 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.093% 0.081% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.50% 0.43% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 29 25 49
Median salary £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £44,800 £47,100 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £87,500 £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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 6261 7912 8696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.71% 18.86% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 5281 6883 7406
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London 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 London

MQSeries
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries in London.

Salary trend for MQSeries in London

MQSeries
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MQSeries in London over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MQSeries in London

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 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 London region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 35 (55.56%) IBM
1 35 (55.56%) SQL
2 30 (47.62%) WebSphere
3 28 (44.44%) Banking
3 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 27 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
4 27 (42.86%) Finance
5 26 (41.27%) C#
6 25 (39.68%) .NET
7 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
8 23 (36.51%) Java
9 22 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 21 (33.33%) QA
11 20 (31.75%) PowerShell
11 20 (31.75%) REST
11 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (31.75%) SDLC
11 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
11 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
11 20 (31.75%) SOAP
11 20 (31.75%) Web Services
11 20 (31.75%) SharePoint
12 19 (30.16%) HTML
12 19 (30.16%) Python
12 19 (30.16%) CSS
13 18 (28.57%) Control-M
13 18 (28.57%) Intranet
13 18 (28.57%) Client Onboarding
14 17 (26.98%) Linux

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in London 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 30 (47.62%) WebSphere
2 20 (31.75%) SharePoint
3 11 (17.46%) Apache Spark
4 10 (15.87%) WebLogic
5 9 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (7.94%) Apache
6 5 (7.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (6.35%) CMS
7 4 (6.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Salerio
2 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.46%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (17.46%) AWS Lambda
1 11 (17.46%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (28.57%) Intranet
2 10 (15.87%) Internet
3 2 (3.17%) FTP
4 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 22 (34.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (25.40%) MySQL
4 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (23.81%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (19.05%) NoSQL
6 11 (17.46%) Apache Hive
6 11 (17.46%) Big Data
6 11 (17.46%) Hadoop
6 11 (17.46%) HBase
6 11 (17.46%) MongoDB
6 11 (17.46%) Neo4j
7 5 (7.94%) DB2
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 11 (17.46%) Maven
3 7 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 5 (7.94%) Eclipse
4 5 (7.94%) JUnit
4 5 (7.94%) Mockito
5 4 (6.35%) JIRA
5 4 (6.35%) Subversion
6 2 (3.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (3.17%) Hudson
6 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.17%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.17%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (3.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.59%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.59%) Jasmine
7 1 (1.59%) Mocha
7 1 (1.59%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.59%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (1.59%) TestNG
General
1 28 (44.44%) Banking
2 27 (42.86%) Finance
3 11 (17.46%) Games
4 7 (11.11%) Back Office
4 7 (11.11%) Investment Banking
5 6 (9.52%) Front Office
6 3 (4.76%) Retail
7 1 (1.59%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.59%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 41 (65.08%) Developer
2 19 (30.16%) .NET Developer
3 18 (28.57%) ASP.NET Developer
3 18 (28.57%) SQL Developer
4 16 (25.40%) SSIS Developer
5 12 (19.05%) Java Developer
6 11 (17.46%) Apache Spark Developer
6 11 (17.46%) AWS Developer
6 11 (17.46%) E-Commerce Developer
6 11 (17.46%) Hadoop Developer
6 11 (17.46%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 11 (17.46%) NoSQL Developer
7 10 (15.87%) Java E-Commerce Developer
7 10 (15.87%) WebSphere Developer
8 9 (14.29%) QA Manager
9 8 (12.70%) Games Developer
9 8 (12.70%) Java Games Developer
10 6 (9.52%) Middleware Developer
11 5 (7.94%) Healthcare Manager
11 5 (7.94%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (42.86%) WebSphere MQ
2 25 (39.68%) .NET
3 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET
3 20 (31.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (31.75%) REST
3 20 (31.75%) SOAP
3 20 (31.75%) Web Services
4 19 (30.16%) CSS
4 19 (30.16%) HTML
5 15 (23.81%) ActiveMQ
5 15 (23.81%) RabbitMQ
6 14 (22.22%) XML
7 12 (19.05%) CSS3
7 12 (19.05%) HTML5
7 12 (19.05%) Kafka
8 11 (17.46%) XSLT
9 10 (15.87%) JMS
10 7 (11.11%) Middleware
11 6 (9.52%) IBM Integration Bus
12 5 (7.94%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.52%) Social Media
3 5 (7.94%) NHS
4 4 (6.35%) Hedge funds
5 3 (4.76%) AS400
5 3 (4.76%) iSeries
6 2 (3.17%) Online Games
7 1 (1.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.59%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.98%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 12 (19.05%) Windows Server
4 5 (7.94%) Unix
5 4 (6.35%) HPUX
5 4 (6.35%) Solaris
6 1 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Software Engineering
2 20 (31.75%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) SDLC
3 18 (28.57%) Client Onboarding
4 16 (25.40%) Scrum
4 16 (25.40%) TDD
5 15 (23.81%) E-Commerce
6 14 (22.22%) Microservices
7 13 (20.63%) Portfolio Management
8 12 (19.05%) Kanban
9 10 (15.87%) EAI
9 10 (15.87%) SOA
10 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2
10 9 (14.29%) Project Management
10 9 (14.29%) QMS
10 9 (14.29%) Quality Management
11 7 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (9.52%) Regression Testing
13 5 (7.94%) Migration
13 5 (7.94%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 35 (55.56%) SQL
2 26 (41.27%) C#
3 23 (36.51%) Java
4 20 (31.75%) JavaScript
4 20 (31.75%) PowerShell
5 19 (30.16%) Python
6 6 (9.52%) Bash Shell
6 6 (9.52%) C++
6 6 (9.52%) Perl
7 3 (4.76%) PHP
8 2 (3.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (33.33%) QA
2 9 (14.29%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (28.57%) Control-M
2 9 (14.29%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (6.35%) Nagios
4 2 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (55.56%) IBM
2 15 (23.81%) Oracle
3 11 (17.46%) Google
4 9 (14.29%) VMware
5 6 (9.52%) Facebook
5 6 (9.52%) Sybase
6 5 (7.94%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.35%) Snow
8 3 (4.76%) Actimize
9 2 (3.17%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.59%) ATG
10 1 (1.59%) Blue Martini
10 1 (1.59%) Citrix
10 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.59%) TIBCO