Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 495 499 508
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 +76
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 47 42 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.14% 0.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.34% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 96
South East median annual salary £53,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.18% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £35,750 £47,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £72,275 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

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 13,325 12,189 15,133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 44.08% 40.89% 39.60%
Number of salaries quoted 11,616 10,586 13,529
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 July 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 19 July 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
Thames Valley -7 29 £37,000 -32.73% 1
Berkshire +8 23 £36,500 -33.64%
Hampshire -20 12 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Surrey +9 6 £90,000 +63.64%
Buckinghamshire 0 6 £46,500 -3.13% 1
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 47 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (51.06%) SQL
3 24 (51.06%) Oracle
3 24 (51.06%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (46.81%) Windows
4 22 (46.81%) LAN
4 22 (46.81%) WAN
5 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
5 21 (44.68%) .NET
6 17 (36.17%) Scrum
6 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
7 16 (34.04%) C#
7 16 (34.04%) Web Services
8 15 (31.91%) TDD
9 14 (29.79%) Release Management
9 14 (29.79%) IBM Notes
9 14 (29.79%) Citrix
9 14 (29.79%) Lotus
9 14 (29.79%) Salesforce.com
9 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
9 14 (29.79%) iSeries
10 13 (27.66%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (27.66%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (27.66%) WCF
10 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (27.66%) Finance
11 12 (25.53%) DevOps

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 47 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (29.79%) IBM Notes
3 13 (27.66%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (19.15%) WebLogic
5 8 (17.02%) IIS
6 7 (14.89%) WebSphere Application Server
7 3 (6.38%) CICS
7 3 (6.38%) Confluence
7 3 (6.38%) SAS
8 2 (4.26%) Tomcat
9 1 (2.13%) Commerce Server
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.02%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (46.81%) LAN
1 22 (46.81%) WAN
2 10 (21.28%) TCP/IP
3 8 (17.02%) Firewall
4 3 (6.38%) HTTP
4 3 (6.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (44.68%) SQL Server
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2005
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2008
2 13 (27.66%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (23.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (14.89%) Relational Database
5 3 (6.38%) DB2
5 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
6 2 (4.26%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.13%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.38%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.38%) Introscope
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
2 3 (6.38%) JUnit
3 2 (4.26%) SonarQube
3 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.13%) HP UFT
4 1 (2.13%) JMeter
4 1 (2.13%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.13%) Selenium
General
1 13 (27.66%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (42.55%) Analyst
2 17 (36.17%) Developer
3 13 (27.66%) IT Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) IT Support
3 13 (27.66%) IT Support Analyst
3 13 (27.66%) Support Analyst
4 12 (25.53%) BizTalk Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Lead Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Technical Developer
5 9 (19.15%) Technical Leader
6 5 (10.64%) Configuration Analyst
6 5 (10.64%) Software Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Administrator
7 3 (6.38%) Applications Support
7 3 (6.38%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) QA Automation Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) Senior QA Engineer
7 3 (6.38%) WebSphere Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) .NET
2 16 (34.04%) Web Services
3 13 (27.66%) RabbitMQ
3 13 (27.66%) WCF
4 11 (23.40%) XSLT
5 7 (14.89%) Middleware
6 5 (10.64%) REST
7 4 (8.51%) HTML
8 3 (6.38%) J2EE
8 3 (6.38%) JDBC
8 3 (6.38%) JNDI
8 3 (6.38%) SOAP
9 2 (4.26%) Ajax
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.26%) Hibernate
9 2 (4.26%) Java SE
9 2 (4.26%) JMS
9 2 (4.26%) JPA
9 2 (4.26%) RESTful
9 2 (4.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.79%) iSeries
2 11 (23.40%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (19.15%) AS400
4 5 (10.64%) Mainframe
5 3 (6.38%) Clustering
5 3 (6.38%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (6.38%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (6.38%) User Experience
6 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 8 (17.02%) Windows Server
3 7 (14.89%) Linux
4 2 (4.26%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (51.06%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (36.17%) Scrum
4 15 (31.91%) TDD
5 14 (29.79%) Configuration Management
5 14 (29.79%) Release Management
6 12 (25.53%) DevOps
7 11 (23.40%) OO
7 11 (23.40%) OOD
7 11 (23.40%) SOA
8 9 (19.15%) B2B
8 9 (19.15%) Business Activity Monitoring
8 9 (19.15%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (19.15%) EAI
9 7 (14.89%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (10.64%) System Integration Testing
11 3 (6.38%) Garbage Collection
11 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
11 3 (6.38%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (51.06%) SQL
2 16 (34.04%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) Bash Shell
3 6 (12.77%) C
3 6 (12.77%) COBOL
3 6 (12.77%) Python
4 5 (10.64%) Java
5 3 (6.38%) C++
5 3 (6.38%) Jython
5 3 (6.38%) Korn
5 3 (6.38%) Perl
5 3 (6.38%) PL/1
5 3 (6.38%) REXX
5 3 (6.38%) VB
5 3 (6.38%) VBScript
6 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (6.38%) CTC Cleared
1 3 (6.38%) ISEB
1 3 (6.38%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.38%) PMI Certification
1 3 (6.38%) PMP
1 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) QA
2 2 (4.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (17.02%) Active Directory
1 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.38%) ACF2
2 3 (6.38%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (17.02%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 8 (17.02%) SCOM
2 3 (6.38%) CA Wily
2 3 (6.38%) HP ALM
2 3 (6.38%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (2.13%) Ansible
3 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Oracle
2 17 (36.17%) Microsoft
3 14 (29.79%) Citrix
3 14 (29.79%) Lotus
3 14 (29.79%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (21.28%) IBM
5 8 (17.02%) Riverbed
5 8 (17.02%) ServiceNow
5 8 (17.02%) SolarWinds
6 3 (6.38%) HP
7 1 (2.13%) Google