Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 363 359 310
Rank change year-on-year -4 -49 +2
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 11 6 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.083% 0.049% 0.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.19% 0.12% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 14
North West median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -23.81% +16.67%
England median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £53,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -5.66% +6.00%

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 5898 5137 5133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 44.51% 41.78% 39.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4906 4476 4412
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in the North West over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 20 November 2017. 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 -4 9 £60,000 +50.00% 2
Cheshire - 2 £52,500 -
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Java
2 7 (63.64%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) IBM
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) TeamCity
3 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
4 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
4 5 (45.45%) J2SE
4 5 (45.45%) JMS
4 5 (45.45%) OOP
4 5 (45.45%) SQL
4 5 (45.45%) XML
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Windows
5 4 (36.36%) Python
5 4 (36.36%) Web Design
5 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
5 4 (36.36%) Ruby
5 4 (36.36%) Selenium
5 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
5 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
5 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
5 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell

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 11 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (27.27%) Tomcat
3 2 (18.18%) IIS
3 2 (18.18%) Jetty
3 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) AMQP
2 1 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (9.09%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) Couchbase
1 4 (36.36%) Hadoop
1 4 (36.36%) MongoDB
1 4 (36.36%) NoSQL
2 2 (18.18%) Redis
2 2 (18.18%) Riak
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) TeamCity
2 5 (45.45%) Maven
3 4 (36.36%) Cucumber
3 4 (36.36%) FitNesse
3 4 (36.36%) Jenkins
3 4 (36.36%) Selenium
4 2 (18.18%) MSI
4 2 (18.18%) NuGet
4 2 (18.18%) SpecFlow
4 2 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (18.18%) Vagrant
4 2 (18.18%) WiX
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Development Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Java Development Manager
1 4 (36.36%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Development Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Development Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Development Team Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Java Development Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Java Team Leader
2 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) J2SE
2 5 (45.45%) JMS
2 5 (45.45%) XML
3 4 (36.36%) Castle Windsor
3 4 (36.36%) Kafka
3 4 (36.36%) RabbitMQ
3 4 (36.36%) React
4 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (18.18%) COM+
4 2 (18.18%) HTML5
4 2 (18.18%) JPA
4 2 (18.18%) jQuery
4 2 (18.18%) Lambda Expressions
4 2 (18.18%) Middleware
4 2 (18.18%) Node.js
4 2 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 5 (45.45%) OOP
2 5 (45.45%) Software Delivery
2 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
3 4 (36.36%) Responsive Web Design
3 4 (36.36%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Test Automation
3 4 (36.36%) Web Design
4 3 (27.27%) Kanban
5 2 (18.18%) BDD
5 2 (18.18%) Change Management
5 2 (18.18%) Concurrent Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Functional Programming
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Multithreading
5 2 (18.18%) RUP
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) TDD
5 2 (18.18%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
3 4 (36.36%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) Ruby
4 2 (18.18%) C#
4 2 (18.18%) Clojure
4 2 (18.18%) Erlang
4 2 (18.18%) F#
4 2 (18.18%) Haskell
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
4 2 (18.18%) Scala
5 1 (9.09%) PL/SQL
5 1 (9.09%) XPath
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (36.36%) Cobbler
2 4 (36.36%) Puppet
3 2 (18.18%) Ansible
3 2 (18.18%) BladeLogic
3 2 (18.18%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) IBM
2 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) BMC
3 2 (18.18%) CA
3 2 (18.18%) TIBCO