Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1076 1097 1207
Rank change year-on-year +21 +110 +8
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 107 88 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.062% 0.051% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.41% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 78 41 60
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £39,625 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £79,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% 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 26,154 27,538 34,036
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.18% 15.98% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 20,808 22,429 28,237
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +0.00%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
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 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Top 10 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 20 June 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 +7 103 £57,500 - 27
UK excluding London +6 60 £45,000 -10.00% 18
London -7 47 £70,000 - 9
South East +13 41 £45,000 -10.00% 6
North of England +16 10 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Yorkshire +12 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
Midlands - 5 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands - 5 £40,000 -
Scotland -25 4 £47,500 -
North West -3 3 £40,000 +8.11% 3

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 74 (69.16%) Java
2 71 (66.36%) RabbitMQ
3 67 (62.62%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (51.40%) SQL
5 48 (44.86%) JavaScript
5 48 (44.86%) Amazon AWS
5 48 (44.86%) Software Engineering
6 47 (43.93%) Scrum
6 47 (43.93%) TDD
7 45 (42.06%) Spring
8 39 (36.45%) HTML
9 38 (35.51%) Finance
9 38 (35.51%) Microservices
10 37 (34.58%) RESTful
11 34 (31.78%) OO
12 33 (30.84%) NoSQL
13 32 (29.91%) MongoDB
13 32 (29.91%) HTML5
14 31 (28.97%) Docker
14 31 (28.97%) OpenStack
14 31 (28.97%) Spring Boot
15 30 (28.04%) Microsoft Azure
16 27 (25.23%) VMware
17 26 (24.30%) Continuous Delivery
17 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
18 25 (23.36%) Vagrant
18 25 (23.36%) Java 8
18 25 (23.36%) MySQL
19 23 (21.50%) Linux
19 23 (21.50%) Web Services

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 31 (28.97%) OpenStack
2 15 (14.02%) WebSphere
3 13 (12.15%) JBoss
3 13 (12.15%) WebLogic
4 9 (8.41%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (4.67%) Jetty
5 5 (4.67%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.87%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.87%) nginx
6 2 (1.87%) Predix
6 2 (1.87%) ThingWorx
7 1 (0.93%) Apache
7 1 (0.93%) CMS
7 1 (0.93%) Mule
7 1 (0.93%) Tornado
7 1 (0.93%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 48 (44.86%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (28.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (12.15%) OpenShift
4 10 (9.35%) IaaS
5 9 (8.41%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (5.61%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (5.61%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (5.61%) DigitalOcean
6 6 (5.61%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (5.61%) Linode
7 5 (4.67%) Amazon ElastiCache
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.93%) npm
8 1 (0.93%) Office 365
8 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.61%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.74%) MQTT
3 2 (1.87%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.87%) HTTP
3 2 (1.87%) Modbus
3 2 (1.87%) RFID
3 2 (1.87%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.93%) 3G
4 1 (0.93%) 4G
4 1 (0.93%) DHCP
4 1 (0.93%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.84%) NoSQL
2 32 (29.91%) MongoDB
3 26 (24.30%) Relational Database
4 25 (23.36%) MySQL
5 22 (20.56%) PostgreSQL
6 19 (17.76%) RDBMS
7 15 (14.02%) SQL Server
8 14 (13.08%) MariaDB
9 9 (8.41%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 9 (8.41%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (5.61%) Big Data
10 6 (5.61%) Redis
11 5 (4.67%) Amazon QuickSight
11 5 (4.67%) Couchbase
11 5 (4.67%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (4.67%) Hadoop
11 5 (4.67%) Hazelcast
11 5 (4.67%) Pentaho
11 5 (4.67%) Riak
11 5 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (23.36%) Vagrant
2 15 (14.02%) Git (software)
3 14 (13.08%) JUnit
4 12 (11.21%) Cucumber
4 12 (11.21%) Subversion
5 10 (9.35%) SpecFlow
6 8 (7.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (7.48%) Bitbucket
6 8 (7.48%) Jenkins
6 8 (7.48%) Maven
7 6 (5.61%) Gatling
7 6 (5.61%) JMeter
7 6 (5.61%) Selenium
8 5 (4.67%) FitNesse
9 4 (3.74%) Mocha
9 4 (3.74%) NUnit
10 3 (2.80%) Artifactory
11 2 (1.87%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (1.87%) PHPUnit
11 2 (1.87%) Sinon.JS
General
1 38 (35.51%) Finance
2 8 (7.48%) Banking
2 8 (7.48%) Manufacturing
2 8 (7.48%) Marketing
2 8 (7.48%) Retail
3 6 (5.61%) Back Office
3 6 (5.61%) Electronics
3 6 (5.61%) Financial Institution
3 6 (5.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.74%) Investment Banking
4 4 (3.74%) Publishing
5 2 (1.87%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 54 (50.47%) Developer
2 40 (37.38%) Software Engineer
3 29 (27.10%) Java Developer
4 25 (23.36%) Senior Developer
5 22 (20.56%) Java Engineer
5 22 (20.56%) Java Software Engineer
6 14 (13.08%) Full Stack Developer
7 13 (12.15%) Senior Java Developer
8 11 (10.28%) AWS Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 10 (9.35%) Java Software Developer
9 10 (9.35%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 8 (7.48%) Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Senior Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Senior Support Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Software Developer
10 8 (7.48%) Systems Analyst
10 8 (7.48%) Systems Support
10 8 (7.48%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (66.36%) RabbitMQ
2 45 (42.06%) Spring
3 39 (36.45%) HTML
4 37 (34.58%) RESTful
5 32 (29.91%) HTML5
6 31 (28.97%) Spring Boot
7 23 (21.50%) Web Services
8 21 (19.63%) AngularJS
8 21 (19.63%) CSS
8 21 (19.63%) React
9 19 (17.76%) Kafka
10 18 (16.82%) Hibernate
11 17 (15.89%) J2EE
12 16 (14.95%) .NET
13 15 (14.02%) JMS
14 13 (12.15%) jQuery
14 13 (12.15%) JSON
14 13 (12.15%) Middleware
14 13 (12.15%) REST
15 12 (11.21%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Fintech
2 22 (20.56%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.35%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.35%) Public Cloud
5 8 (7.48%) Virtual Team
6 5 (4.67%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (3.74%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (3.74%) Cyberthreat
7 4 (3.74%) Equities
8 3 (2.80%) Derivative
9 2 (1.87%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.87%) Arduino
9 2 (1.87%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.87%) Data Structures
9 2 (1.87%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 2 (1.87%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.87%) Machine to Machine
10 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
10 1 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.50%) Linux
2 15 (14.02%) Windows
3 14 (13.08%) Unix
4 11 (10.28%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.74%) Android
6 3 (2.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.93%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.93%) Mesosphere
8 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (62.62%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (44.86%) Software Engineering
3 47 (43.93%) Scrum
3 47 (43.93%) TDD
4 38 (35.51%) Microservices
5 34 (31.78%) OO
6 26 (24.30%) Continuous Delivery
7 22 (20.56%) SOLID
8 21 (19.63%) Multithreading
9 17 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (15.89%) DevOps
9 17 (15.89%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (14.95%) High Availability
11 15 (14.02%) Business Intelligence
11 15 (14.02%) Extreme Programming
12 13 (12.15%) Data Modelling
12 13 (12.15%) OWASP
12 13 (12.15%) SOA
12 13 (12.15%) The Twelve-Factor App
13 12 (11.21%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (69.16%) Java
2 55 (51.40%) SQL
3 48 (44.86%) JavaScript
4 25 (23.36%) Java 8
5 19 (17.76%) Python
6 18 (16.82%) C#
7 14 (13.08%) Bash Shell
7 14 (13.08%) Ruby
8 8 (7.48%) ANSI SQL
8 8 (7.48%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.67%) C
9 5 (4.67%) C++
10 4 (3.74%) PHP
11 3 (2.80%) Perl
11 3 (2.80%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.87%) COBOL
12 2 (1.87%) ES6
12 2 (1.87%) PHP 5
13 1 (0.93%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 17 (15.89%) Degree
2 11 (10.28%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.80%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.80%) Master's Degree
4 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.54%) QA
System Software
1 31 (28.97%) Docker
2 15 (14.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.61%) Xen
4 3 (2.80%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (1.87%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.93%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.93%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (18.69%) Ansible
2 14 (13.08%) Kubernetes
2 14 (13.08%) Terraform
3 11 (10.28%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (10.28%) Puppet
4 6 (5.61%) Salt
5 5 (4.67%) Cobbler
6 2 (1.87%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.93%) Grafana
7 1 (0.93%) Graphite
7 1 (0.93%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.93%) logstash
7 1 (0.93%) Nagios
Vendors
1 27 (25.23%) VMware
2 11 (10.28%) TIBCO
3 10 (9.35%) IBM
4 8 (7.48%) Google
5 6 (5.61%) Microsoft
5 6 (5.61%) SAP
6 5 (4.67%) Birst
7 4 (3.74%) Red Hat
8 3 (2.80%) Informatica
9 2 (1.87%) Capita
9 2 (1.87%) Cisco
9 2 (1.87%) Cognizant
9 2 (1.87%) Sigfox
9 2 (1.87%) Zend
10 1 (0.93%) Concur
10 1 (0.93%) Solace
10 1 (0.93%) Splunk
10 1 (0.93%) Xamarin