The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
England / South East
Rank 377 458 442
Rank change year-on-year +81 -16  
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 4 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.027% 0.010% 0.024%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.054% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £67,750 - £67,500
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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2667 3685 4074
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 17.85% 19.15% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2245 3228 3415
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

MQSeries
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for MQSeries in the South East

MQSeries
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 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
Berkshire - 4 £67,750 -
MQSeries
England

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
3 5 (50.00%) BDD
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (50.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
4 4 (40.00%) NUnit
4 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 4 (40.00%) Selenium
4 4 (40.00%) Kanban
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 4 (40.00%) iPad
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
4 4 (40.00%) Unix
4 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 4 (40.00%) Kafka
4 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (40.00%) NSubstitute
4 4 (40.00%) People Management
4 4 (40.00%) Multichannel Retail

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (30.00%) Apache
1 3 (30.00%) IIS
1 3 (30.00%) JBoss
1 3 (30.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (30.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) Tuxedo
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (30.00%) LDAP
3 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Big Data
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) NSubstitute
1 4 (40.00%) NUnit
1 4 (40.00%) Rhino Mocks
1 4 (40.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (40.00%) Retail
2 3 (30.00%) Finance
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Developer
2 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead C# Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Lead Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Developer
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Leader
3 3 (30.00%) Middleware Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Middleware Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Web Services
2 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 4 (40.00%) Kafka
3 4 (40.00%) Middleware
3 4 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (10.00%) EJB
5 1 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (10.00%) Java RMI
5 1 (10.00%) JMS
5 1 (10.00%) MSMQ
5 1 (10.00%) Servlets
5 1 (10.00%) SOAP
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Struts
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) iPad
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Unix
3 3 (30.00%) CentOS
3 3 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) BDD
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Kanban
3 4 (40.00%) Multichannel Retail
3 4 (40.00%) People Management
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Application Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (10.00%) Presales
5 1 (10.00%) Product Management
5 1 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) C#
1 5 (50.00%) Java
1 5 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
3 3 (30.00%) Perl
3 3 (30.00%) Python
3 3 (30.00%) Tcl
4 2 (20.00%) C++
5 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) PHP
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (10.00%) IBM