Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1016 1193 1232
Rank change year-on-year +177 +39 +11
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 173 44 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.096% 0.023% 0.029%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.61% 0.14% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 91 30 55
UK median annual salary £65,000 £53,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.93% -6.52% +15.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £30,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £73,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +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 28198 32234 36127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.98% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 22825 26351 29897
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,250 £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 23 November 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 23 November 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 +155 151 £65,000 +20.93% 6
UK excluding London +137 119 £55,000 +10.00% 6
South East +81 54 £75,000 +76.47%
London +44 54 £72,500 +20.83%
North of England +26 22 £50,000 +36.05% 2
Scotland +2 22 - -
Midlands - 15 £42,500 - 1
West Midlands - 14 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +38 11 £50,000 -14.89% 1
North West -8 11 £52,500 +153.01% 1
South West - 4 £55,250 -
East of England +7 2 - - 3
East Midlands - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 109 (63.01%) Java
2 95 (54.91%) RabbitMQ
3 94 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
4 89 (51.45%) TDD
5 82 (47.40%) SQL
5 82 (47.40%) Spring
6 71 (41.04%) NoSQL
7 68 (39.31%) MySQL
8 63 (36.42%) Web Services
8 63 (36.42%) RESTful
9 59 (34.10%) Scrum
10 56 (32.37%) Amazon AWS
11 54 (31.21%) HTML
12 53 (30.64%) JMS
12 53 (30.64%) Apache Cassandra
13 52 (30.06%) Tomcat
14 51 (29.48%) JavaScript
14 51 (29.48%) MongoDB
14 51 (29.48%) Git (software)
15 50 (28.90%) JUnit
16 47 (27.17%) Docker
17 45 (26.01%) Kafka
18 44 (25.43%) Software Engineering
19 43 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
19 43 (24.86%) SQL Server
19 43 (24.86%) Python
19 43 (24.86%) Enterprise Software
20 39 (22.54%) Jenkins
20 39 (22.54%) Bash Shell
21 38 (21.97%) HTML5

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 52 (30.06%) Tomcat
2 32 (18.50%) JBoss
2 32 (18.50%) Jetty
3 26 (15.03%) WebLogic
4 19 (10.98%) WebSphere
5 11 (6.36%) Elasticsearch
6 10 (5.78%) Apache
7 9 (5.20%) IIS
7 9 (5.20%) Tornado
8 8 (4.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 6 (3.47%) Anypoint
9 6 (3.47%) GlassFish
10 5 (2.89%) Apache Solr
10 5 (2.89%) GemFire
10 5 (2.89%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (1.73%) Confluence
12 2 (1.16%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 56 (32.37%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (21.97%) Amazon SQS
3 28 (16.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.20%) SaaS
5 6 (3.47%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.73%) GitHub
6 3 (1.73%) IaaS
6 3 (1.73%) PaaS
7 2 (1.16%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (1.16%) Boomi
8 1 (0.58%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.72%) HTTP
2 17 (9.83%) Internet
3 13 (7.51%) LTE
3 13 (7.51%) MQTT
4 12 (6.94%) Ethernet
4 12 (6.94%) Radio Access Network
4 12 (6.94%) SMTP
4 12 (6.94%) SSL
5 10 (5.78%) BGP
5 10 (5.78%) IPv4
6 8 (4.62%) Wireless
7 7 (4.05%) IPv6
8 5 (2.89%) LDAP
9 3 (1.73%) 3G
9 3 (1.73%) 4G
10 2 (1.16%) DNS
10 2 (1.16%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (41.04%) NoSQL
2 68 (39.31%) MySQL
3 53 (30.64%) Apache Cassandra
4 51 (29.48%) MongoDB
5 43 (24.86%) SQL Server
6 38 (21.97%) Redis
7 36 (20.81%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 30 (17.34%) Riak
9 28 (16.18%) Couchbase
9 28 (16.18%) Hadoop
10 21 (12.14%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (5.20%) Relational Database
12 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
13 5 (2.89%) Hazelcast
14 4 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 2 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
15 2 (1.16%) KDB
15 2 (1.16%) Neo4j
15 2 (1.16%) PowerCenter
15 2 (1.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 51 (29.48%) Git (software)
2 50 (28.90%) JUnit
3 39 (22.54%) Jenkins
4 37 (21.39%) Selenium
5 28 (16.18%) Cucumber
5 28 (16.18%) FitNesse
5 28 (16.18%) Vagrant
6 15 (8.67%) Maven
7 14 (8.09%) Visual Studio
8 11 (6.36%) IntelliJ
8 11 (6.36%) Mocha
9 10 (5.78%) TeamCity
10 9 (5.20%) JBehave
10 9 (5.20%) Subversion
11 8 (4.62%) Eclipse
11 8 (4.62%) NetBeans
11 8 (4.62%) SpecFlow
12 7 (4.05%) Visual Studio Code
13 6 (3.47%) Gatling
13 6 (3.47%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (20.23%) Finance
2 30 (17.34%) Telecoms
3 25 (14.45%) Electronics
3 25 (14.45%) Manufacturing
3 25 (14.45%) Marketing
4 9 (5.20%) Retail
5 6 (3.47%) Billing
6 3 (1.73%) Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (56.07%) Developer
2 66 (38.15%) Java Developer
3 55 (31.79%) Senior Developer
4 49 (28.32%) Senior Java Developer
5 43 (24.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 31 (17.92%) Architect
7 28 (16.18%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 21 (12.14%) Software Engineer
9 14 (8.09%) Applications Developer
10 13 (7.51%) C# Developer
10 13 (7.51%) Systems Architect
11 12 (6.94%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (5.20%) Java Engineer
12 9 (5.20%) Linux Engineer
13 8 (4.62%) .NET Developer
13 8 (4.62%) Consultant
13 8 (4.62%) Senior Applications Developer
13 8 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
14 7 (4.05%) Lead Developer
14 7 (4.05%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (54.91%) RabbitMQ
2 82 (47.40%) Spring
3 63 (36.42%) RESTful
3 63 (36.42%) Web Services
4 54 (31.21%) HTML
5 53 (30.64%) JMS
6 45 (26.01%) Kafka
7 38 (21.97%) HTML5
8 35 (20.23%) Hibernate
9 33 (19.08%) .NET
10 32 (18.50%) AngularJS
11 30 (17.34%) SOAP
11 30 (17.34%) XML
12 28 (16.18%) JPA
13 27 (15.61%) CSS
14 24 (13.87%) Node.js
15 20 (11.56%) REST
16 19 (10.98%) CSS3
16 19 (10.98%) TIBCO EMS
16 19 (10.98%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 43 (24.86%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (7.51%) Internet of Things
3 10 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.20%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.05%) Client/Server
6 6 (3.47%) Smart Meter
7 4 (2.31%) Equities
7 4 (2.31%) Machine to Machine
7 4 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.31%) PKI
8 3 (1.73%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.73%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.73%) User Experience
9 2 (1.16%) Fintech
10 1 (0.58%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.76%) Linux
2 17 (9.83%) Windows
3 14 (8.09%) Ubuntu
4 12 (6.94%) Windows 10
4 12 (6.94%) Windows 8
4 12 (6.94%) Windows Server
5 11 (6.36%) Unix
6 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.05%) CentOS
6 7 (4.05%) SUSE
7 3 (1.73%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (54.34%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (51.45%) TDD
3 59 (34.10%) Scrum
4 44 (25.43%) Software Engineering
5 43 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (21.39%) High Availability
7 36 (20.81%) BDD
8 31 (17.92%) Business Intelligence
9 30 (17.34%) Kanban
10 29 (16.76%) Test Automation
11 28 (16.18%) DSDM
11 28 (16.18%) Integration Testing
11 28 (16.18%) RUP
12 25 (14.45%) Digital Marketing
12 25 (14.45%) Programme Management
13 24 (13.87%) Microservices
13 24 (13.87%) Multithreading
14 23 (13.29%) DevOps
15 21 (12.14%) MVC
16 18 (10.40%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 109 (63.01%) Java
2 82 (47.40%) SQL
3 51 (29.48%) JavaScript
4 43 (24.86%) Python
5 39 (22.54%) Bash Shell
6 30 (17.34%) Ruby
7 29 (16.76%) C#
8 15 (8.67%) TypeScript
9 9 (5.20%) C++
10 8 (4.62%) Clojure
10 8 (4.62%) Scala
11 6 (3.47%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.73%) Groovy
12 3 (1.73%) XPath
13 2 (1.16%) Erlang
13 2 (1.16%) F#
13 2 (1.16%) Haskell
14 1 (0.58%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (12.72%) Degree
2 9 (5.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.73%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.14%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) HL7
System Software
1 47 (27.17%) Docker
2 14 (8.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 38 (21.97%) Ansible
2 31 (17.92%) Puppet
3 30 (17.34%) Opscode Chef
4 19 (10.98%) Cobbler
5 6 (3.47%) Marathon
6 2 (1.16%) Grafana
6 2 (1.16%) Kubernetes
6 2 (1.16%) linkerd
6 2 (1.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (21.39%) Oracle
2 35 (20.23%) IBM
3 29 (16.76%) SAP
4 21 (12.14%) TIBCO
5 13 (7.51%) Microsoft
5 13 (7.51%) Sigfox
6 8 (4.62%) Informatica
7 6 (3.47%) Google
7 6 (3.47%) Rackspace
8 2 (1.16%) Apigee
8 2 (1.16%) Dell
8 2 (1.16%) Facebook
8 2 (1.16%) hybris
8 2 (1.16%) MuleSoft
8 2 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.16%) Software AG
8 2 (1.16%) Splunk
8 2 (1.16%) Twitter
8 2 (1.16%) Workday
9 1 (0.58%) Zend