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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 378 392 429
Rank change year-on-year +14 +37  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 18 56 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.12% 0.29% 0.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.30% 0.76% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15 40 25
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -15.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £38,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £75,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  

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 South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 5953 7415 7788
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 39.71% 38.08% 37.23%
Number of salaries quoted 5142 6629 6762
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
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 South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 3 months to 28 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
Hampshire +7 10 £52,500 +5.00%
Berkshire +18 6 £55,000 -
Surrey +52 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Oxfordshire - 1 £75,000 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 36 (81.82%) Middleware
3 28 (63.64%) WebSphere Application Server
4 27 (61.36%) Oracle
5 26 (59.09%) IBM
6 25 (56.82%) Java
6 25 (56.82%) Unix
6 25 (56.82%) Finance
7 23 (52.27%) Linux
8 22 (50.00%) XML
8 22 (50.00%) J2EE
9 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
11 19 (43.18%) SQL
12 18 (40.91%) Shell Script
13 17 (38.64%) Unit Testing
14 16 (36.36%) ITIL
14 16 (36.36%) HTML
14 16 (36.36%) Web Services
15 15 (34.09%) JSP
15 15 (34.09%) JMS
15 15 (34.09%) Hibernate
15 15 (34.09%) Spring
15 15 (34.09%) JSF
15 15 (34.09%) Ajax
16 14 (31.82%) Degree
16 14 (31.82%) QA
16 14 (31.82%) System Testing
17 13 (29.55%) UML
18 11 (25.00%) SOA

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 44 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 28 (63.64%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (15.91%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.09%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (6.82%) Apache
5 3 (6.82%) IBM HTTP Server
5 3 (6.82%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) JBoss
5 3 (6.82%) MQSeries
5 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.82%) WebLogic
5 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Process Server
6 2 (4.55%) Oracle Service Bus
7 1 (2.27%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 7 (15.91%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.82%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.27%) Basecamp
3 1 (2.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (45.45%) TCP/IP
2 10 (22.73%) LDAP
3 7 (15.91%) FTP
3 7 (15.91%) HTTP
3 7 (15.91%) HTTPS
3 7 (15.91%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 4 (9.09%) RDBMS
1 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
1 4 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 1 (2.27%) DB2
3 1 (2.27%) Endeca
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) Jenkins
2 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.09%) Gradle
3 4 (9.09%) SonarQube
4 3 (6.82%) Rational Application Developer
4 3 (6.82%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 25 (56.82%) Finance
2 5 (11.36%) Banking
3 3 (6.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.27%) Games
4 1 (2.27%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (38.64%) Developer
2 13 (29.55%) Consultant
3 10 (22.73%) Middleware Engineer
4 8 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 7 (15.91%) WebSphere Engineer
6 6 (13.64%) Applications Support
7 5 (11.36%) Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Applications Support Analyst
7 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
8 4 (9.09%) Java Consultant
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (9.09%) Technical Leader
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Middleware Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Senior Support Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Senior WebSphere Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
9 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
9 3 (6.82%) WebSphere Developer
9 3 (6.82%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (81.82%) Middleware
2 22 (50.00%) J2EE
2 22 (50.00%) XML
3 16 (36.36%) HTML
3 16 (36.36%) Web Services
4 15 (34.09%) Ajax
4 15 (34.09%) Hibernate
4 15 (34.09%) JMS
4 15 (34.09%) JSF
4 15 (34.09%) JSP
4 15 (34.09%) Spring
5 11 (25.00%) IBM Integration Bus
6 10 (22.73%) Apache Camel
6 10 (22.73%) PrimeFaces
6 10 (22.73%) SOAP
6 10 (22.73%) XSD
6 10 (22.73%) XSLT
7 9 (20.45%) Java SE
8 7 (15.91%) XML Schema
9 6 (13.64%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) DataPower
1 11 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.91%) Algorithms
3 6 (13.64%) iSeries
4 5 (11.36%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (56.82%) Unix
2 23 (52.27%) Linux
3 10 (22.73%) Windows
4 7 (15.91%) AIX
4 7 (15.91%) Solaris
5 3 (6.82%) CentOS
5 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (38.64%) Unit Testing
3 16 (36.36%) ITIL
4 14 (31.82%) System Testing
5 13 (29.55%) UML
6 11 (25.00%) SOA
7 10 (22.73%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (15.91%) Change Management
9 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (11.36%) ETL
9 5 (11.36%) Waterfall
10 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
10 4 (9.09%) Scrum
11 3 (6.82%) EAI
11 3 (6.82%) Open Source
12 2 (4.55%) ITSM
12 2 (4.55%) Logistics
12 2 (4.55%) Service Management
13 1 (2.27%) Supply Chain Management
13 1 (2.27%) Workflow Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (56.82%) Java
2 19 (43.18%) SQL
3 18 (40.91%) Shell Script
4 7 (15.91%) Jython
4 7 (15.91%) XPath
5 6 (13.64%) Korn
5 6 (13.64%) PL/SQL
6 5 (11.36%) RPG
6 5 (11.36%) RPG IV
7 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
7 3 (6.82%) Perl
7 3 (6.82%) Python
7 3 (6.82%) Tcl
8 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (31.82%) Degree
2 7 (15.91%) ISEB
3 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (31.82%) QA
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.82%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.82%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (61.36%) Oracle
2 26 (59.09%) IBM
3 9 (20.45%) BT
4 7 (15.91%) CA
5 4 (9.09%) Terracotta
6 3 (6.82%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.27%) Atlassian
7 1 (2.27%) Coremetrics
7 1 (2.27%) Google