Period
to 15 February 2019

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 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 338 352 357
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5 -46
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 5 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.048% 0.12% 0.049%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.12% 0.28% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 6
North West median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.50% +33.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £33,375 £41,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £43,125 £60,000 £39,500
England median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +19.05% +5.00%

WebSphere MQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks 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 technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 4,152 5,695 5,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 40.12% 44.36% 42.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,454 4,763 4,621
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +3.26%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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 6 months to 15 February 2019. 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
Manchester +1 2 - -
Lancashire - 2 £42,500 -
Cheshire +40 1 £35,000 -30.00%
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 North West region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
3 3 (60.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (40.00%) Unix
4 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 2 (40.00%) JMS
4 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
4 2 (40.00%) JPA
4 2 (40.00%) AMQP
4 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (40.00%) Redis
4 2 (40.00%) Riak
4 2 (40.00%) Kafka
4 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
5 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery

WebSphere MQ
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 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) AMQP
2 1 (20.00%) FTP
2 1 (20.00%) HTTP
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Couchbase
1 2 (40.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) Redis
1 2 (40.00%) Riak
2 1 (20.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Java Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Software Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 2 (40.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) JMS
2 2 (40.00%) JPA
2 2 (40.00%) Kafka
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (40.00%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Structures
1 1 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (20.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Unix
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Identification
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
1 2 (40.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (20.00%) MuleSoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) VMware