Period
to 17 October 2017

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 17 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1026 1194 1237
Rank change year-on-year +168 +43 +18
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 151 47 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.024% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.14% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 73 32 50
UK median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% +13.64% -4.35%
10th Percentile £42,100 £37,875 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,750 £46,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.05% -11.90% -12.50%

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 28008 32444 36467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 16.01% 16.91% 16.74%
Number of salaries quoted 22742 26677 30048
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 October 2017.

Salary histogram for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Top 13 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 17 October 2017. 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 +160 133 £67,500 +8.00% 7
UK excluding London +128 99 £52,750 +14.05% 7
London +51 52 £75,000 +13.21% 1
South East +117 48 £67,500 +58.82% 2
North of England +27 25 £50,000 +36.05% 2
Scotland +1 18 - - 1
Yorkshire +44 14 £50,000 -14.89% 2
North West +2 11 £52,500 +153.01%
South West - 4 £55,250 -
East of England +15 2 - - 1
Midlands - 2 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 17 October 2017, IT jobs citing AMQP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for AMQP.

1 99 (65.56%) RabbitMQ
2 97 (64.24%) Java
3 87 (57.62%) TDD
4 74 (49.01%) Spring
5 69 (45.70%) SQL
6 68 (45.03%) NoSQL
7 66 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (43.05%) Web Services
9 62 (41.06%) Amazon AWS
10 57 (37.75%) MySQL
11 56 (37.09%) RESTful
12 47 (31.13%) Git (software)
12 47 (31.13%) Apache Cassandra
12 47 (31.13%) JUnit
13 46 (30.46%) JMS
13 46 (30.46%) Scrum
13 46 (30.46%) Kafka
14 45 (29.80%) MongoDB
15 43 (28.48%) Python
16 42 (27.81%) Enterprise Software
16 42 (27.81%) Docker
17 40 (26.49%) Continuous Integration
18 39 (25.83%) High Availability
18 39 (25.83%) Tomcat
19 38 (25.17%) Amazon SQS
20 37 (24.50%) Software Engineering
20 37 (24.50%) Finance
21 36 (23.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
21 36 (23.84%) Redis
22 34 (22.52%) Ansible

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 39 (25.83%) Tomcat
2 22 (14.57%) JBoss
2 22 (14.57%) Jetty
2 22 (14.57%) WebLogic
3 15 (9.93%) WebSphere
4 13 (8.61%) Apache
5 12 (7.95%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (5.96%) IIS
6 9 (5.96%) Tornado
7 7 (4.64%) GemFire
7 7 (4.64%) Oracle Coherence
8 6 (3.97%) Confluence
9 5 (3.31%) Apache Spark
9 5 (3.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 4 (2.65%) Apache Solr
10 4 (2.65%) CMS
11 3 (1.99%) Anypoint
12 2 (1.32%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 62 (41.06%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (25.17%) Amazon SQS
3 20 (13.25%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (7.95%) SaaS
5 8 (5.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.99%) IaaS
6 3 (1.99%) PaaS
7 2 (1.32%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.32%) Boomi
7 2 (1.32%) GitHub
8 1 (0.66%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.61%) HTTP
1 13 (8.61%) LTE
1 13 (8.61%) MQTT
2 12 (7.95%) Ethernet
2 12 (7.95%) Internet
2 12 (7.95%) Radio Access Network
3 10 (6.62%) BGP
3 10 (6.62%) IPv4
4 8 (5.30%) Wireless
5 7 (4.64%) IPv6
5 7 (4.64%) LDAP
6 6 (3.97%) DNS
7 3 (1.99%) 3G
7 3 (1.99%) 4G
8 2 (1.32%) HTTPS
8 2 (1.32%) SMTP
8 2 (1.32%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (45.03%) NoSQL
2 57 (37.75%) MySQL
3 47 (31.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 45 (29.80%) MongoDB
5 36 (23.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 36 (23.84%) Redis
6 29 (19.21%) Riak
7 26 (17.22%) SQL Server
8 24 (15.89%) Couchbase
8 24 (15.89%) Hadoop
9 16 (10.60%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (5.30%) Relational Database
11 7 (4.64%) Hazelcast
11 7 (4.64%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (4.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (3.31%) Event Store
12 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (1.32%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.32%) Neo4j
13 2 (1.32%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 47 (31.13%) Git (software)
1 47 (31.13%) JUnit
2 30 (19.87%) Jenkins
3 29 (19.21%) Selenium
4 24 (15.89%) Cucumber
4 24 (15.89%) FitNesse
4 24 (15.89%) Vagrant
5 15 (9.93%) Maven
6 12 (7.95%) TeamCity
7 11 (7.28%) Visual Studio
8 10 (6.62%) SpecFlow
9 9 (5.96%) JBehave
10 8 (5.30%) Gatling
10 8 (5.30%) JIRA
10 8 (5.30%) JMeter
10 8 (5.30%) LoadRunner
11 7 (4.64%) IntelliJ
11 7 (4.64%) Visual Studio Code
12 5 (3.31%) NetBeans
12 5 (3.31%) Subversion
General
1 37 (24.50%) Finance
2 30 (19.87%) Telecoms
3 25 (16.56%) Electronics
3 25 (16.56%) Manufacturing
3 25 (16.56%) Marketing
4 3 (1.99%) Banking
5 2 (1.32%) Legal
5 2 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 84 (55.63%) Developer
2 56 (37.09%) Java Developer
3 43 (28.48%) Senior Developer
4 42 (27.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 36 (23.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 25 (16.56%) Architect
7 24 (15.89%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 19 (12.58%) Software Engineer
9 15 (9.93%) C# Developer
10 13 (8.61%) Systems Architect
11 11 (7.28%) .NET Developer
11 11 (7.28%) Java Engineer
12 9 (5.96%) Linux Engineer
13 7 (4.64%) C# .NET Developer
13 7 (4.64%) Systems Developer
13 7 (4.64%) Technical Architect
14 6 (3.97%) Angular Developer
14 6 (3.97%) Applications Developer
14 6 (3.97%) C++ Software Engineer
14 6 (3.97%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (65.56%) RabbitMQ
2 74 (49.01%) Spring
3 65 (43.05%) Web Services
4 56 (37.09%) RESTful
5 46 (30.46%) JMS
5 46 (30.46%) Kafka
6 32 (21.19%) AngularJS
6 32 (21.19%) Hibernate
7 29 (19.21%) HTML
8 25 (16.56%) HTML5
9 21 (13.91%) Apache Camel
9 21 (13.91%) REST
10 20 (13.25%) JPA
11 19 (12.58%) .NET
12 18 (11.92%) Node.js
13 17 (11.26%) XML
14 16 (10.60%) SOAP
15 15 (9.93%) TIBCO EMS
15 15 (9.93%) WebSphere MQ
16 13 (8.61%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.81%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (9.27%) Internet of Things
3 10 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.96%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.64%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.65%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (2.65%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.65%) PKI
7 3 (1.99%) Equities
7 3 (1.99%) User Experience
8 2 (1.32%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.32%) Fintech
8 2 (1.32%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.66%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.66%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.21%) Linux
2 14 (9.27%) Ubuntu
3 10 (6.62%) Unix
4 7 (4.64%) Apple iOS
4 7 (4.64%) CentOS
4 7 (4.64%) SUSE
5 6 (3.97%) Windows
6 2 (1.32%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.32%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (57.62%) TDD
2 66 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (30.46%) Scrum
4 40 (26.49%) Continuous Integration
5 39 (25.83%) High Availability
6 37 (24.50%) Software Engineering
7 34 (22.52%) BDD
7 34 (22.52%) Business Intelligence
8 30 (19.87%) Kanban
9 25 (16.56%) Digital Marketing
9 25 (16.56%) Programme Management
9 25 (16.56%) Test Automation
10 24 (15.89%) DevOps
10 24 (15.89%) DSDM
10 24 (15.89%) Integration Testing
10 24 (15.89%) RUP
11 23 (15.23%) Multithreading
12 21 (13.91%) Microservices
13 20 (13.25%) MVC
14 15 (9.93%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 97 (64.24%) Java
2 69 (45.70%) SQL
3 43 (28.48%) Python
4 34 (22.52%) Bash Shell
5 30 (19.87%) JavaScript
6 26 (17.22%) Ruby
7 23 (15.23%) C#
8 11 (7.28%) C++
9 10 (6.62%) TypeScript
10 4 (2.65%) Groovy
11 2 (1.32%) Clojure
11 2 (1.32%) Erlang
11 2 (1.32%) F#
11 2 (1.32%) Go
11 2 (1.32%) Haskell
11 2 (1.32%) Scala
11 2 (1.32%) XPath
12 1 (0.66%) PHP
12 1 (0.66%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (11.92%) Degree
2 8 (5.30%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.32%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (10.60%) QA
2 2 (1.32%) HL7
System Software
1 42 (27.81%) Docker
2 14 (9.27%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 34 (22.52%) Ansible
2 29 (19.21%) Puppet
3 26 (17.22%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (9.93%) Cobbler
5 5 (3.31%) Grafana
6 4 (2.65%) MOM
7 2 (1.32%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.32%) Kubernetes
7 2 (1.32%) linkerd
7 2 (1.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 32 (21.19%) IBM
2 29 (19.21%) SAP
3 28 (18.54%) Oracle
4 17 (11.26%) TIBCO
5 13 (8.61%) Sigfox
6 8 (5.30%) Google
6 8 (5.30%) Rackspace
7 5 (3.31%) Microsoft
7 5 (3.31%) Splunk
8 4 (2.65%) Informatica
9 2 (1.32%) Apigee
9 2 (1.32%) Dell
9 2 (1.32%) Facebook
9 2 (1.32%) hybris
9 2 (1.32%) MuleSoft
9 2 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (1.32%) Software AG
9 2 (1.32%) Twitter
9 2 (1.32%) Workday
10 1 (0.66%) Zend