Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 - 349
Rank change year-on-year - +349 +33
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.008% - 0.008%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.047% - 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
North West median annual salary - - -
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £62,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -16.00% -3.85%

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 the North West with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,131 2,220 2,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 16.74% 18.00% 19.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,723 1,905 1,906
North West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% - +1.35%
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,000 £59,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.22% +5.88%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in the North West

MQSeries
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for MQSeries in the North West

MQSeries
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 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
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
MQSeries
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North West region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Syncsort

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) CICS Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) PL/1
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Google
1 1 (100.00%) Syncsort