Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England > South East
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 504 519 520
Rank change year-on-year +15 +1 +53
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 29 30 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.096% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.25% 0.23% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 18 25 61
South East median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £51,250 £46,750 £36,500
90th Percentile £66,375 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £71,250 £62,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.00% +19.05% -

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 South East with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 11,535 13,292 13,060
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.45% 42.44% 38.48%
Number of salaries quoted 9,884 11,536 11,433
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for WebSphere MQ in the South East

WebSphere MQ
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ in the South East over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WebSphere MQ in the South East

WebSphere MQ
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 WebSphere MQ within the South East region over the 6 months to 15 December 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
Hampshire +10 13 £60,000 +14.29% 2
Surrey +43 9 £65,000 +8.33%
Buckinghamshire +25 7 £58,000 -22.67% 1
Thames Valley +18 7 £58,000 +10.48% 1
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 25 (86.21%) WebSphere
2 16 (55.17%) Web Services
2 16 (55.17%) IBM
3 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (44.83%) TDD
4 13 (44.83%) Scrum
4 13 (44.83%) C#
5 12 (41.38%) .NET
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
5 12 (41.38%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (41.38%) WCF
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (41.38%) RabbitMQ
5 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (37.93%) XSLT
6 11 (37.93%) OO
6 11 (37.93%) OOD
6 11 (37.93%) SOA
7 10 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
7 10 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (31.03%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
8 9 (31.03%) B2B
8 9 (31.03%) EAI
9 7 (24.14%) Jython
9 7 (24.14%) Korn
9 7 (24.14%) HTTP
9 7 (24.14%) J2EE

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring 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 25 (86.21%) WebSphere
2 12 (41.38%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (34.48%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (10.34%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (3.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.45%) CICS
5 1 (3.45%) Confluence
5 1 (3.45%) JBoss
5 1 (3.45%) SAS
5 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 4 (13.79%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (13.79%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) HTTP
2 4 (13.79%) SSL
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2005
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2008
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server 2012
2 11 (37.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle Database
3 5 (17.24%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) DB2
4 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Introscope
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
General
1 1 (3.45%) Banking
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) BizTalk Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Lead Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Developer
3 9 (31.03%) Technical Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) TIBCO Architect
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere Administrator
4 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ Administrator
5 3 (10.34%) Mainframe Developer
6 2 (6.90%) C Developer
6 2 (6.90%) WebSphere Portal Administrator
7 1 (3.45%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (55.17%) Web Services
2 12 (41.38%) .NET
2 12 (41.38%) RabbitMQ
2 12 (41.38%) WCF
3 11 (37.93%) XSLT
4 7 (24.14%) J2EE
4 7 (24.14%) XML
5 6 (20.69%) REST
6 4 (13.79%) JDBC
6 4 (13.79%) JNDI
6 4 (13.79%) JSON
6 4 (13.79%) Middleware
6 4 (13.79%) SOAP
6 4 (13.79%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (10.34%) HTML
7 3 (10.34%) JRules
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
8 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (6.90%) CSS
9 1 (3.45%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
2 3 (10.34%) DataPower
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Unix
2 3 (10.34%) AIX
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) Scrum
2 13 (44.83%) TDD
3 11 (37.93%) OO
3 11 (37.93%) OOD
3 11 (37.93%) SOA
4 10 (34.48%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (31.03%) B2B
5 9 (31.03%) Business Activity Monitoring
5 9 (31.03%) EAI
6 4 (13.79%) API Design
6 4 (13.79%) Garbage Collection
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (10.34%) ITIL
8 2 (6.90%) E-Commerce
8 2 (6.90%) Front End Development
8 2 (6.90%) MVC
9 1 (3.45%) Functional Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Scaled Agile Framework
9 1 (3.45%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) C#
2 7 (24.14%) Jython
2 7 (24.14%) Korn
3 6 (20.69%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) SQL
4 5 (17.24%) Bash Shell
4 5 (17.24%) Python
5 4 (13.79%) COBOL
5 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 3 (10.34%) C
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) C++
8 1 (3.45%) PL/1
8 1 (3.45%) REXX
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.45%) VB
8 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) ACF2
1 1 (3.45%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) CA Wily
1 4 (13.79%) Single Sign-On
1 4 (13.79%) TIBCO Hawk
2 1 (3.45%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) IBM
2 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.24%) Oracle
4 4 (13.79%) StreamBase
4 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.45%) HP