Period
to 3 March 2021

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 3 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
3 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 775 974 1034
Rank change year-on-year +199 +60 +54
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 37 35 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.049% 0.029% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.19% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 64
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +20.37% -10.00%
10th Percentile £45,750 £38,750 £43,750
90th Percentile £82,375 £81,250 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% +20.00% -2.44%

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 10,025 18,356 22,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.25% 15.02% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 7,763 14,677 17,774
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.66%

AMQP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing AMQP.

Salary trend for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing AMQP over the 6 months to 3 March 2021.

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 3 March 2021. 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 +213 35 £70,000 +7.69% 6
London +188 21 £67,500 -10.00% 2
UK excluding London +141 14 £70,000 +16.67% 4
Midlands - 10 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands - 10 £70,000 - 1
Work from Home - 5 £70,000 -
South East +129 1 £37,500 -31.82%
North of England +43 1 £55,000 -10.20% 2
Yorkshire +14 1 £55,000 -10.20%
South West - 1 £47,500 - 1
East of England - 1 £63,000 -

For the 6 months to 3 March 2021, 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 27 (72.97%) REST
2 26 (70.27%) AWS
3 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (51.35%) Java
5 18 (48.65%) Spring
5 18 (48.65%) Redis
5 18 (48.65%) DevOps
5 18 (48.65%) Microservices
6 17 (45.95%) Spring Boot
7 16 (43.24%) Ansible
7 16 (43.24%) Azure
8 15 (40.54%) Docker
9 14 (37.84%) Terraform
9 14 (37.84%) .NET
10 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (35.14%) RabbitMQ
10 13 (35.14%) GitHub
10 13 (35.14%) IaaS
11 12 (32.43%) MongoDB
11 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
11 12 (32.43%) SQL
11 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
12 11 (29.73%) Oracle
12 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
12 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
12 11 (29.73%) Kafka
12 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
12 11 (29.73%) .NET Core
12 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (27.03%) Private Cloud

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 8 (21.62%) Apache
1 8 (21.62%) Tomcat
2 7 (18.92%) Apache TomEE
3 4 (10.81%) OpenStack
4 3 (8.11%) nginx
5 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
6 1 (2.70%) JBoss
6 1 (2.70%) Jetty
6 1 (2.70%) NServiceBus
6 1 (2.70%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (2.70%) WebLogic
6 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.70%) Fireworks
1 1 (2.70%) Inkscape
1 1 (2.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.70%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 26 (70.27%) AWS
2 16 (43.24%) Azure
3 13 (35.14%) GitHub
3 13 (35.14%) IaaS
4 10 (27.03%) OpenShift
5 9 (24.32%) PaaS
5 9 (24.32%) SaaS
6 8 (21.62%) AWS Lambda
6 8 (21.62%) Serverless
7 7 (18.92%) Amazon ECS
7 7 (18.92%) Amazon EKS
7 7 (18.92%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (18.92%) Amazon S3
7 7 (18.92%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (13.51%) GCP
9 4 (10.81%) AWS CloudFormation
9 4 (10.81%) DigitalOcean
9 4 (10.81%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.70%) HTTP
2 1 (2.70%) MQTT
2 1 (2.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (48.65%) Redis
2 13 (35.14%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (32.43%) MongoDB
3 12 (32.43%) NoSQL
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 9 (24.32%) Relational Database
5 7 (18.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 7 (18.92%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (5.41%) MariaDB
6 2 (5.41%) MySQL
7 1 (2.70%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (2.70%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.70%) Riak
7 1 (2.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 4 (10.81%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.70%) gulp
4 1 (2.70%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
4 1 (2.70%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.70%) Moq
4 1 (2.70%) ReSharper
4 1 (2.70%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 9 (24.32%) Back Office
3 8 (21.62%) Games
4 1 (2.70%) Front Office
4 1 (2.70%) Public Sector
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (51.35%) Developer
2 10 (27.03%) Architect
3 9 (24.32%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (21.62%) AWS Developer
4 8 (21.62%) DevOps Architect
5 7 (18.92%) Java Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Lead Developer
5 7 (18.92%) Lead Java Developer
6 5 (13.51%) Node.js Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Site Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Developer
9 1 (2.70%) C# Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Architect
9 1 (2.70%) HTML Developer
9 1 (2.70%) Java Software Engineer
9 1 (2.70%) PHP Developer
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Developer
9 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (72.97%) REST
2 18 (48.65%) Spring
3 17 (45.95%) Spring Boot
4 14 (37.84%) .NET
5 13 (35.14%) RabbitMQ
6 11 (29.73%) .NET Core
6 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
6 11 (29.73%) Kafka
7 10 (27.03%) Web Services
8 9 (24.32%) Memcached
8 9 (24.32%) Node.js
9 8 (21.62%) JMS
10 7 (18.92%) Apache CXF
10 7 (18.92%) JAXB
10 7 (18.92%) JAX-RS
10 7 (18.92%) JSP
10 7 (18.92%) Servlets
10 7 (18.92%) Spring MVC
10 7 (18.92%) Spring Security
10 7 (18.92%) Taglibs
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (27.03%) Cloud Native
2 10 (27.03%) Private Cloud
3 7 (18.92%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (10.81%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 1 (2.70%) Media Streaming
5 1 (2.70%) Music Streaming
5 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (21.62%) Linux
2 4 (10.81%) Unix
3 2 (5.41%) Debian
4 1 (2.70%) CentOS
4 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (48.65%) DevOps
2 18 (48.65%) Microservices
3 11 (29.73%) Test Automation
4 9 (24.32%) Unit Testing
5 8 (21.62%) Decision-Making
5 8 (21.62%) Migration
5 8 (21.62%) Software Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Deadline-Driven
6 7 (18.92%) Emotional Intelligence
6 7 (18.92%) Event-Driven Architecture
6 7 (18.92%) Mentoring
6 7 (18.92%) Product Roadmap
6 7 (18.92%) Reverse Engineering
6 7 (18.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.22%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
9 4 (10.81%) Observability
9 4 (10.81%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 3 (8.11%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) Java
2 12 (32.43%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) Python
4 6 (16.22%) JavaScript
5 4 (10.81%) Bash Shell
5 4 (10.81%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) Go
6 3 (8.11%) PHP
6 3 (8.11%) PHP 5
6 3 (8.11%) PHP 7
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Docker
2 4 (10.81%) Xen
3 3 (8.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (43.24%) Ansible
2 14 (37.84%) Terraform
3 6 (16.22%) Puppet
4 5 (13.51%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (10.81%) Salt
6 3 (8.11%) Kubernetes
7 1 (2.70%) Cobbler
7 1 (2.70%) Grafana
7 1 (2.70%) Graylog
7 1 (2.70%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (29.73%) Oracle
2 9 (24.32%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.81%) Google
4 4 (10.81%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.70%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.70%) Zend