Period
to 14 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for AMQP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited AMQP over the 6 months to 14 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1064 1035 1174
Rank change year-on-year -29 +139 +85
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 76 171 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.095% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.62% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 55 91 33
UK median annual salary £54,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.92% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £30,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -11.36% +10.00% -9.09%

AMQP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 23,800 27,663 31,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.94% 15.40% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 18,658 22,387 25,431
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing AMQP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing AMQP over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing AMQP within the UK over the 6 months to 14 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
England +3 70 £54,500 -16.15% 27
London +50 41 £70,000 -3.45% 12
UK excluding London -35 34 £48,750 -11.36% 17
South East -13 14 £47,500 -36.67% 6
North of England +21 8 £42,500 -15.00% 4
North West +17 7 £42,500 -19.05% 2
Scotland -27 6 £50,000 - 2
South West +20 4 £55,000 -0.45% 1
East Midlands +28 2 - - 1
Midlands +24 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +8 1 £35,000 -30.00% 2

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, IT jobs citing AMQP 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 with a requirement for AMQP.

1 58 (76.32%) Java
2 40 (52.63%) RESTful
3 36 (47.37%) SQL
4 34 (44.74%) RabbitMQ
5 33 (43.42%) JavaScript
6 32 (42.11%) Software Engineering
7 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (34.21%) OO
8 26 (34.21%) Docker
9 25 (32.89%) Web Services
9 25 (32.89%) TDD
10 24 (31.58%) NoSQL
11 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 21 (27.63%) Spring
11 21 (27.63%) SDLC
12 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
13 19 (25.00%) C#
13 19 (25.00%) React
14 18 (23.68%) Kubernetes
14 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
14 18 (23.68%) DevOps
14 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
15 17 (22.37%) Kafka
15 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
15 17 (22.37%) JMS
15 17 (22.37%) Spring Boot
16 16 (21.05%) Microservices
16 16 (21.05%) Linux
16 16 (21.05%) Big Data
17 15 (19.74%) Open Source

AMQP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 11 (14.47%) Apache Spark
2 9 (11.84%) OpenStack
3 8 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (7.89%) WebSphere
5 4 (5.26%) JBoss
5 4 (5.26%) MS Exchange
5 4 (5.26%) WebLogic
6 3 (3.95%) Confluence
7 2 (2.63%) Apache
7 2 (2.63%) Apache Solr
7 2 (2.63%) nginx
7 2 (2.63%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.32%) CMS
8 1 (1.32%) Kentico
8 1 (1.32%) OpenEdge
8 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 21 (27.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (18.42%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (17.11%) SaaS
4 5 (6.58%) IaaS
4 5 (6.58%) OpenShift
5 4 (5.26%) PaaS
6 3 (3.95%) GitHub
6 3 (3.95%) npm
7 2 (2.63%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.63%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (1.32%) AdWords
8 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (1.32%) Boomi
8 1 (1.32%) DigitalOcean
8 1 (1.32%) Force.com
8 1 (1.32%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.32%) Linode
8 1 (1.32%) Office 365
8 1 (1.32%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.32%) DNS
2 1 (1.32%) Firewall
2 1 (1.32%) HTTP
2 1 (1.32%) Plixer Scrutinizer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) NoSQL
2 18 (23.68%) Relational Database
3 16 (21.05%) Big Data
4 14 (18.42%) MongoDB
5 10 (13.16%) MySQL
6 9 (11.84%) RDBMS
7 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (9.21%) Redis
8 5 (6.58%) MariaDB
8 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
9 2 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (2.63%) Amazon QuickSight
9 2 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (2.63%) Couchbase
9 2 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
9 2 (2.63%) Hazelcast
9 2 (2.63%) Pentaho
9 2 (2.63%) Riak
9 2 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (23.68%) Git (software)
2 12 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.89%) Vagrant
4 5 (6.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (6.58%) Bitbucket
4 5 (6.58%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.58%) Maven
4 5 (6.58%) Subversion
5 4 (5.26%) JIRA
5 4 (5.26%) JMeter
5 4 (5.26%) SpecFlow
6 3 (3.95%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.95%) Mocha
7 2 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
7 2 (2.63%) Gatling
7 2 (2.63%) gulp
7 2 (2.63%) Mercurial
7 2 (2.63%) NUnit
7 2 (2.63%) SonarQube
7 2 (2.63%) Xdebug
General
1 11 (14.47%) Finance
2 5 (6.58%) Retail
3 3 (3.95%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.95%) Marketing
4 2 (2.63%) Law
4 2 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.32%) Advertising
5 1 (1.32%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 58 (76.32%) Developer
2 27 (35.53%) Java Developer
3 18 (23.68%) Software Engineer
4 13 (17.11%) Senior Developer
5 12 (15.79%) Java Engineer
5 12 (15.79%) Java Software Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 8 (10.53%) React Developer
8 7 (9.21%) Front End Java Developer (Client-Side Java Developer)
8 7 (9.21%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.89%) PHP Developer
10 5 (6.58%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.58%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 5 (6.58%) Senior PHP Developer
11 4 (5.26%) Development Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Development Support Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Senior Development Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Software Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Software Development Analyst
11 4 (5.26%) Systems Development Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (52.63%) RESTful
2 34 (44.74%) RabbitMQ
3 25 (32.89%) Web Services
4 21 (27.63%) Spring
5 19 (25.00%) React
6 17 (22.37%) JMS
6 17 (22.37%) Kafka
6 17 (22.37%) Spring Boot
7 15 (19.74%) WebSphere MQ
8 13 (17.11%) AngularJS
8 13 (17.11%) REST
9 12 (15.79%) HTML
10 11 (14.47%) Hibernate
11 8 (10.53%) .NET
11 8 (10.53%) HTML5
12 7 (9.21%) Java EE
12 7 (9.21%) Node.js
13 6 (7.89%) JPA
13 6 (7.89%) jQuery
13 6 (7.89%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.16%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.53%) Fintech
3 4 (5.26%) Cyber Defence
3 4 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.63%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.63%) Clustering
4 2 (2.63%) Derivative
4 2 (2.63%) Equities
4 2 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.32%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.32%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 16 (21.05%) Linux
2 7 (9.21%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) Unix
4 4 (5.26%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.32%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 31 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (34.21%) OO
4 25 (32.89%) TDD
5 21 (27.63%) SDLC
6 20 (26.32%) Computer Science
7 18 (23.68%) DevOps
8 16 (21.05%) Microservices
9 15 (19.74%) Open Source
10 14 (18.42%) OOP
11 13 (17.11%) Continuous Delivery
11 13 (17.11%) Web Development
12 12 (15.79%) BDD
12 12 (15.79%) Scrum
13 11 (14.47%) Front End Development
14 10 (13.16%) SOA
14 10 (13.16%) Unit Testing
15 9 (11.84%) Test Automation
16 7 (9.21%) OOD
16 7 (9.21%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 58 (76.32%) Java
2 36 (47.37%) SQL
3 33 (43.42%) JavaScript
4 19 (25.00%) C#
5 17 (22.37%) Shell Script
6 13 (17.11%) Python
7 12 (15.79%) Java 8
8 7 (9.21%) PHP
9 5 (6.58%) PHP 5
10 4 (5.26%) ANSI SQL
10 4 (5.26%) C++
11 3 (3.95%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.95%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.95%) VB.NET
12 2 (2.63%) C
13 1 (1.32%) Apex Code
13 1 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.32%) ES6
13 1 (1.32%) OpenEdge ABL
13 1 (1.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (6.58%) Degree
2 3 (3.95%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.63%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 26 (34.21%) Docker
2 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.63%) LXC
4 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 18 (23.68%) Kubernetes
2 4 (5.26%) Ansible
2 4 (5.26%) Terraform
3 2 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (2.63%) Puppet
4 1 (1.32%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (19.74%) TIBCO
2 14 (18.42%) Oracle
2 14 (18.42%) SAP
3 13 (17.11%) Software AG
4 8 (10.53%) VMware
5 6 (7.89%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.63%) Birst
6 2 (2.63%) Google
6 2 (2.63%) IBM
6 2 (2.63%) Zend
7 1 (1.32%) Dell
7 1 (1.32%) Facebook
7 1 (1.32%) Jitterbit
7 1 (1.32%) MuleSoft
7 1 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.32%) Twitter
7 1 (1.32%) webMethods