Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1066 1047 1207
Rank change year-on-year -19 +160 +53
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 93 146 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.084% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.53% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 69 71 31
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +13.64%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £51,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.20% +20.59% -15.00%

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 24,871 27,760 32,336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.94% 15.90% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19,768 22,551 26,728
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +4 90 £70,000 +7.69% 22
London +29 51 £70,000 -6.67% 13
UK excluding London -44 42 £45,000 -12.20% 10
South East -20 22 £50,000 -25.93% 5
North of England +12 13 £42,500 -15.00% 1
North West +11 8 £42,500 -15.00%
Yorkshire +23 5 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Midlands +23 4 £40,000 - 2
Scotland -19 3 - - 1
West Midlands - 3 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +3 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 66 (70.97%) Java
2 55 (59.14%) RabbitMQ
3 54 (58.06%) JavaScript
4 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (41.94%) SQL
6 38 (40.86%) TDD
7 36 (38.71%) RESTful
8 35 (37.63%) Web Services
9 34 (36.56%) Spring
9 34 (36.56%) Software Engineering
10 33 (35.48%) Finance
11 32 (34.41%) HTML
12 31 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
13 30 (32.26%) OO
13 30 (32.26%) React
14 26 (27.96%) Microservices
14 26 (27.96%) Relational Database
14 26 (27.96%) HTML5
15 25 (26.88%) Scrum
16 24 (25.81%) Spring Boot
17 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
17 23 (24.73%) MongoDB
18 22 (23.66%) Linux
19 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (22.58%) OpenStack
19 21 (22.58%) Fintech
20 20 (21.51%) SOA
20 20 (21.51%) Hibernate
21 19 (20.43%) J2EE
21 19 (20.43%) NoSQL

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 21 (22.58%) OpenStack
2 14 (15.05%) JBoss
2 14 (15.05%) WebLogic
2 14 (15.05%) WebSphere
3 10 (10.75%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (4.30%) Jetty
4 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.15%) Predix
5 2 (2.15%) ThingWorx
6 1 (1.08%) Apache
6 1 (1.08%) CMS
6 1 (1.08%) Confluence
6 1 (1.08%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.08%) nginx
6 1 (1.08%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 31 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (22.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.60%) IaaS
3 8 (8.60%) SaaS
4 7 (7.53%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (7.53%) DigitalOcean
4 7 (7.53%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (7.53%) Linode
5 6 (6.45%) Amazon SQS
5 6 (6.45%) OpenShift
6 5 (5.38%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 2 (2.15%) npm
8 1 (1.08%) Amazon S3
8 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (1.08%) Office 365
8 1 (1.08%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.60%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.23%) MQTT
3 2 (2.15%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.15%) HTTP
3 2 (2.15%) Modbus
3 2 (2.15%) RFID
3 2 (2.15%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.08%) 3G
4 1 (1.08%) 4G
4 1 (1.08%) DHCP
4 1 (1.08%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (27.96%) Relational Database
2 23 (24.73%) MongoDB
3 19 (20.43%) NoSQL
4 16 (17.20%) MySQL
4 16 (17.20%) PostgreSQL
5 13 (13.98%) RDBMS
6 11 (11.83%) SQL Server
7 7 (7.53%) MariaDB
8 6 (6.45%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (6.45%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (6.45%) Big Data
8 6 (6.45%) Redis
9 5 (5.38%) Amazon QuickSight
9 5 (5.38%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (5.38%) Hazelcast
9 5 (5.38%) Pentaho
9 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (4.30%) Couchbase
10 4 (4.30%) Hadoop
10 4 (4.30%) Riak
Development Applications
1 15 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 14 (15.05%) Vagrant
3 12 (12.90%) Cucumber
4 11 (11.83%) Subversion
5 10 (10.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 10 (10.75%) Bitbucket
5 10 (10.75%) Maven
5 10 (10.75%) SpecFlow
6 8 (8.60%) JUnit
7 7 (7.53%) Jenkins
8 5 (5.38%) Gatling
8 5 (5.38%) JMeter
8 5 (5.38%) Mocha
8 5 (5.38%) Selenium
9 4 (4.30%) FitNesse
9 4 (4.30%) NUnit
10 3 (3.23%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (2.15%) JIRA
11 2 (2.15%) PHPUnit
11 2 (2.15%) Sinon.JS
General
1 33 (35.48%) Finance
2 11 (11.83%) Retail
3 8 (8.60%) Manufacturing
4 7 (7.53%) Marketing
5 5 (5.38%) Banking
5 5 (5.38%) Telecoms
6 4 (4.30%) Electronics
6 4 (4.30%) Financial Institution
6 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.30%) Publishing
7 2 (2.15%) Automotive
7 2 (2.15%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 54 (58.06%) Developer
2 26 (27.96%) Software Engineer
3 25 (26.88%) Java Developer
4 18 (19.35%) Senior Developer
5 13 (13.98%) Java Engineer
5 13 (13.98%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Development Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Development Support Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Development Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Support Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Software Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Software Development Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Software Support Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Systems Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Systems Development Analyst
6 10 (10.75%) Systems Support
6 10 (10.75%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (59.14%) RabbitMQ
2 36 (38.71%) RESTful
3 35 (37.63%) Web Services
4 34 (36.56%) Spring
5 32 (34.41%) HTML
6 30 (32.26%) React
7 26 (27.96%) HTML5
8 24 (25.81%) Spring Boot
9 23 (24.73%) AngularJS
10 20 (21.51%) Hibernate
11 19 (20.43%) J2EE
12 18 (19.35%) JMS
12 18 (19.35%) REST
13 17 (18.28%) Kafka
14 15 (16.13%) JSON
15 14 (15.05%) CSS
16 13 (13.98%) Middleware
17 12 (12.90%) SOAP
17 12 (12.90%) WebSphere MQ
17 12 (12.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (22.58%) Fintech
2 18 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 12 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (7.53%) Virtual Team
5 5 (5.38%) Public Cloud
6 4 (4.30%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (4.30%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (4.30%) Derivative
6 4 (4.30%) Equities
7 2 (2.15%) Algorithms
7 2 (2.15%) Arduino
7 2 (2.15%) Data Structures
7 2 (2.15%) Hedge funds
7 2 (2.15%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 2 (2.15%) Internet of Things
7 2 (2.15%) Machine to Machine
8 1 (1.08%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (23.66%) Linux
2 17 (18.28%) Unix
3 13 (13.98%) Windows
4 11 (11.83%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.30%) Android
6 1 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.08%) DC/OS
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.08%) Mesosphere
6 1 (1.08%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (52.69%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (40.86%) TDD
3 34 (36.56%) Software Engineering
4 30 (32.26%) OO
5 26 (27.96%) Microservices
6 25 (26.88%) Scrum
7 20 (21.51%) SOA
8 16 (17.20%) BDD
8 16 (17.20%) Continuous Delivery
8 16 (17.20%) DevOps
9 15 (16.13%) Test Automation
10 14 (15.05%) Unit Testing
10 14 (15.05%) Web Development
11 13 (13.98%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (13.98%) Multithreading
11 13 (13.98%) OOD
12 12 (12.90%) High Availability
13 11 (11.83%) Data Modelling
13 11 (11.83%) Front End Development
13 11 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 66 (70.97%) Java
2 54 (58.06%) JavaScript
3 39 (41.94%) SQL
4 18 (19.35%) C#
4 18 (19.35%) Python
4 18 (19.35%) Shell Script
5 15 (16.13%) Java 8
6 11 (11.83%) Bash Shell
7 10 (10.75%) ANSI SQL
8 9 (9.68%) PHP
8 9 (9.68%) Ruby
9 7 (7.53%) PHP 5
10 2 (2.15%) C
10 2 (2.15%) C++
10 2 (2.15%) ES6
10 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
10 2 (2.15%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.08%) Delphi
11 1 (1.08%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.08%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (16.13%) Degree
2 7 (7.53%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.30%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.15%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.30%) QA
System Software
1 18 (19.35%) Docker
2 7 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (7.53%) Xen
3 3 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.08%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (19.35%) Ansible
2 12 (12.90%) Terraform
3 11 (11.83%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (11.83%) Puppet
4 7 (7.53%) Salt
5 6 (6.45%) Kubernetes
6 4 (4.30%) Cobbler
7 2 (2.15%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.08%) Grafana
8 1 (1.08%) Graphite
8 1 (1.08%) Nagios
Vendors
1 17 (18.28%) VMware
2 13 (13.98%) TIBCO
3 12 (12.90%) SAP
4 9 (9.68%) Google
5 8 (8.60%) Oracle
5 8 (8.60%) Software AG
6 7 (7.53%) IBM
6 7 (7.53%) Microsoft
7 5 (5.38%) Birst
8 3 (3.23%) Informatica
9 2 (2.15%) Cisco
9 2 (2.15%) Cognizant
9 2 (2.15%) Sigfox
9 2 (2.15%) Zend
10 1 (1.08%) Xamarin