The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / North West
Rank 253 232 233
Rank change year-on-year -21 +1  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.066% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% 0.38% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +8.43%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.52% -  

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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2675 2101 2598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.11% 37.19% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 1821 2208
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for WebSphere MQ in the North West

WebSphere MQ
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 WebSphere MQ within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Manchester -24 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) JMS
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 6 (85.71%) MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Spring
2 6 (85.71%) Maven
2 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) Spring MVC
2 6 (85.71%) Grails
2 6 (85.71%) Groovy
2 6 (85.71%) Android
2 6 (85.71%) RESTful
2 6 (85.71%) Scala
2 6 (85.71%) Gradle
2 6 (85.71%) Hazelcast
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) React
2 6 (85.71%) Software Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) SDLC
2 6 (85.71%) iPad
2 6 (85.71%) Redux
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) PaaS
3 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management

WebSphere MQ
Top Related 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 6 (85.71%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Gradle
1 6 (85.71%) Maven
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
1 6 (85.71%) Java Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) Grails
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) JMS
1 6 (85.71%) React
1 6 (85.71%) Redux
1 6 (85.71%) RESTful
1 6 (85.71%) Spring
1 6 (85.71%) Spring MVC
1 6 (85.71%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) iPad
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) Android
3 1 (14.29%) AIX
3 1 (14.29%) Unix
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) MVC
1 6 (85.71%) SDLC
1 6 (85.71%) Software Delivery
2 1 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Groovy
1 6 (85.71%) Java
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
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