The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / South West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 215 229
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 0 46 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West - 0.78% 0.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 1.98% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 43 16
Median salary - £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,304 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.98% -5.39%  

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

Software Library & Framework Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2202 2324 2591
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 43.52% 39.44% 43.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1846 1967 2345
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,025 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 West

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

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for WebSphere MQ in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Pega
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) SEPA
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy

WebSphere MQ
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JDBC
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Change Management
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) ETL
1 1 (100.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (100.00%) Kanban
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOP
1 1 (100.00%) Process Management
1 1 (100.00%) QMS
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Pega