Period
to 23 February 2019

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 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1020 1094 1140
Rank change year-on-year +74 +46 +65
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 91 122 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.069% 0.026%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.40% 0.45% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 64 74 28
UK median annual salary £54,000 £58,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.09% +6.82% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £37,875 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £87,500 £70,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% -12.50% +20.00%

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 22,651 26,828 29,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.06% 15.22% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 17,725 21,661 23,676
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% -

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 23 February 2019.

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 February 2019. 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 +67 80 £54,000 -10.00% 20
London +85 52 £54,000 -16.92% 10
UK excluding London +22 38 £50,000 -4.76% 12
South East +17 11 £52,500 -30.00% 4
Scotland +9 11 £50,000 +5.26% 2
South West +14 6 £55,000 +3.77% 1
North of England +34 5 £42,500 -17.07% 2
North West +34 4 £43,750 -16.67% 1
Midlands +27 3 £47,500 +18.75% 1
East of England +55 2 - - 2
East Midlands - 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +23 1 £35,000 -30.00% 1
West Midlands +22 1 £47,500 +18.75%

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 71 (78.02%) Java
2 47 (51.65%) RESTful
3 46 (50.55%) Software Engineering
4 39 (42.86%) SQL
4 39 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
5 38 (41.76%) Docker
5 38 (41.76%) OO
6 34 (37.36%) NoSQL
7 33 (36.26%) Microsoft Azure
8 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
8 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (32.97%) Kubernetes
10 29 (31.87%) SDLC
10 29 (31.87%) Computer Science
11 27 (29.67%) Big Data
11 27 (29.67%) Kafka
11 27 (29.67%) OOP
12 26 (28.57%) TDD
12 26 (28.57%) Spring
12 26 (28.57%) DevOps
13 25 (27.47%) C#
14 24 (26.37%) Git (software)
14 24 (26.37%) Open Source
15 23 (25.27%) Spring Boot
16 22 (24.18%) Java 8
16 22 (24.18%) AngularJS
17 21 (23.08%) JMS
17 21 (23.08%) Apache Spark
17 21 (23.08%) React
18 19 (20.88%) WebSphere MQ

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 (23.08%) Apache Spark
2 9 (9.89%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (5.49%) Confluence
3 5 (5.49%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.49%) OpenStack
4 4 (4.40%) WebSphere
5 3 (3.30%) nginx
6 2 (2.20%) Apache
6 2 (2.20%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.20%) JBoss
6 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.20%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.10%) CMS
7 1 (1.10%) IIS
7 1 (1.10%) Kentico
7 1 (1.10%) OpenEdge
7 1 (1.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) InVision
1 1 (1.10%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 33 (36.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (18.68%) SaaS
3 15 (16.48%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (8.79%) GitHub
5 6 (6.59%) IaaS
5 6 (6.59%) PaaS
6 5 (5.49%) OpenShift
7 2 (2.20%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (2.20%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (2.20%) npm
7 2 (2.20%) Serverless
8 1 (1.10%) AdWords
8 1 (1.10%) Boomi
8 1 (1.10%) Force.com
8 1 (1.10%) Google App Engine
8 1 (1.10%) Office 365
8 1 (1.10%) Quay.io
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.30%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.20%) MQTT
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) Firewall
3 1 (1.10%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) Plixer Scrutinizer
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (37.36%) NoSQL
2 27 (29.67%) Big Data
3 14 (15.38%) Relational Database
4 13 (14.29%) MongoDB
5 10 (10.99%) MySQL
5 10 (10.99%) Redis
6 9 (9.89%) RDBMS
7 6 (6.59%) MariaDB
7 6 (6.59%) SQL Server
8 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (3.30%) Hadoop
10 2 (2.20%) Couchbase
10 2 (2.20%) Riak
11 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (26.37%) Git (software)
2 15 (16.48%) Eclipse
3 13 (14.29%) Jenkins
4 12 (13.19%) Eclipse RCP
5 10 (10.99%) JUnit
6 6 (6.59%) JIRA
7 5 (5.49%) Maven
7 5 (5.49%) Vagrant
8 3 (3.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (3.30%) Bitbucket
8 3 (3.30%) gulp
9 2 (2.20%) Jasmine
9 2 (2.20%) JMeter
9 2 (2.20%) Mercurial
9 2 (2.20%) Selenium
9 2 (2.20%) SonarQube
9 2 (2.20%) Subversion
9 2 (2.20%) webpack
9 2 (2.20%) Xdebug
10 1 (1.10%) NUnit
General
1 6 (6.59%) Finance
2 4 (4.40%) Law
3 3 (3.30%) Retail
4 2 (2.20%) Marketing
5 1 (1.10%) Advertising
5 1 (1.10%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (76.92%) Developer
2 42 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 21 (23.08%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.19%) Java Engineer
5 11 (12.09%) Java Software Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Senior Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
7 8 (8.79%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 7 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Angular Developer
9 5 (5.49%) C# Developer
10 4 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Lead Developer
10 4 (4.40%) React Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Azure Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Junior
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Senior Technologist
11 3 (3.30%) Technologist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (51.65%) RESTful
2 39 (42.86%) RabbitMQ
3 27 (29.67%) Kafka
4 26 (28.57%) Spring
5 23 (25.27%) Spring Boot
6 22 (24.18%) AngularJS
7 21 (23.08%) JMS
7 21 (23.08%) React
8 19 (20.88%) WebSphere MQ
9 17 (18.68%) Web Services
10 16 (17.58%) .NET
11 13 (14.29%) REST
12 11 (12.09%) Hibernate
13 9 (9.89%) .NET Core
13 9 (9.89%) HATEOAS
13 9 (9.89%) Node.js
14 8 (8.79%) HTML
15 7 (7.69%) Akka
16 6 (6.59%) Angular 2
16 6 (6.59%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.99%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (6.59%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (5.49%) Cyber Defence
3 5 (5.49%) Fintech
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Clustering
5 2 (2.20%) Replication
5 2 (2.20%) RIA
6 1 (1.10%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.10%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.10%) Derivative
6 1 (1.10%) Equities
6 1 (1.10%) Spread Betting
6 1 (1.10%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (16.48%) Linux
2 6 (6.59%) Windows
3 2 (2.20%) Unix
3 2 (2.20%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (50.55%) Software Engineering
2 38 (41.76%) OO
3 31 (34.07%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (31.87%) Computer Science
4 29 (31.87%) SDLC
5 27 (29.67%) OOP
6 26 (28.57%) DevOps
6 26 (28.57%) TDD
7 24 (26.37%) Open Source
8 16 (17.58%) Microservices
9 15 (16.48%) Continuous Delivery
10 14 (15.38%) Test Automation
11 9 (9.89%) BDD
11 9 (9.89%) Low Latency
11 9 (9.89%) SOLID
12 8 (8.79%) Front End Development
12 8 (8.79%) Scrum
13 7 (7.69%) OWASP
14 6 (6.59%) Web Development
15 5 (5.49%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 71 (78.02%) Java
2 39 (42.86%) SQL
3 31 (34.07%) JavaScript
4 25 (27.47%) C#
5 22 (24.18%) Java 8
6 19 (20.88%) Shell Script
7 16 (17.58%) Python
8 10 (10.99%) PowerShell
9 6 (6.59%) C++
10 5 (5.49%) PHP
11 4 (4.40%) C
12 2 (2.20%) ANSI SQL
12 2 (2.20%) ES6
12 2 (2.20%) Groovy
12 2 (2.20%) PHP 5
12 2 (2.20%) PL/SQL
12 2 (2.20%) VB.NET
13 1 (1.10%) Kotlin
13 1 (1.10%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.10%) OpenEdge ABL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
2 4 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.20%) MCP
3 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.20%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.20%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 38 (41.76%) Docker
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) LXC
4 1 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 30 (32.97%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.20%) Puppet
3 1 (1.10%) Consul
3 1 (1.10%) Grafana
3 1 (1.10%) Graphite
3 1 (1.10%) Prometheus
3 1 (1.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 19 (20.88%) Oracle
1 19 (20.88%) TIBCO
2 17 (18.68%) SAP
2 17 (18.68%) Software AG
3 8 (8.79%) Microsoft
4 6 (6.59%) VMware
5 2 (2.20%) IBM
5 2 (2.20%) Zend
6 1 (1.10%) Adobe
6 1 (1.10%) Cypress Semiconductor
6 1 (1.10%) Dell
6 1 (1.10%) Facebook
6 1 (1.10%) Google
6 1 (1.10%) Jitterbit
6 1 (1.10%) MuleSoft
6 1 (1.10%) New Relic
6 1 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.10%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.10%) Twitter
6 1 (1.10%) webMethods