Period
to 17 May 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 17 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
17 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 840 904 1028
Rank change year-on-year +64 +124 +93
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 48 19 74
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.020% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.13% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 15 54
10th Percentile " £32,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £62,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £53,250
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% +12.68% -7.39%
75th Percentile £83,750 £76,875 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,625 £82,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +36.59% +2.50% +11.11%

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 11,523 14,421 22,532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.77% 14.98% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8,614 11,508 17,338
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 17 May 2021.

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 17 May 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 +79 47 £70,000 +12.00% 4
London +74 32 £70,000 -3.45% 3
UK excluding London +33 16 £70,000 +36.59% 1
Midlands 0 9 £80,000 +150.00%
West Midlands - 9 £80,000 -
North of England -20 3 £82,500 +50.00% 1
Work from Home - 3 £70,000 -
North West +11 2 £82,500 +65.00% 1
South East +52 1 £37,500 -41.18%
Yorkshire -25 1 £55,000 -8.33%
Isle of Man - 1 £35,000 -
South West - 1 £47,500 -
East of England - 1 £63,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 May 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 40 (83.33%) REST
2 38 (79.17%) Java
3 37 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (70.83%) Spring
5 33 (68.75%) Spring Boot
5 33 (68.75%) Social Skills
6 25 (52.08%) AWS
7 24 (50.00%) Redis
8 21 (43.75%) Microservices
8 21 (43.75%) RabbitMQ
8 21 (43.75%) .NET
8 21 (43.75%) Web Services
9 20 (41.67%) SQL
9 20 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
10 19 (39.58%) Games
10 19 (39.58%) Tomcat
10 19 (39.58%) JMS
10 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
11 18 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 18 (37.50%) Spring MVC
11 18 (37.50%) Spring Security
11 18 (37.50%) Taglibs
11 18 (37.50%) Azure
11 18 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
11 18 (37.50%) Apache CXF
11 18 (37.50%) Apache
11 18 (37.50%) JSP
11 18 (37.50%) Servlets
11 18 (37.50%) Back Office
11 18 (37.50%) JAXB

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 19 (39.58%) Tomcat
2 18 (37.50%) Apache
2 18 (37.50%) Apache TomEE
3 2 (4.17%) nginx
4 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.08%) IIS
4 1 (2.08%) JBoss
4 1 (2.08%) Jetty
4 1 (2.08%) NServiceBus
4 1 (2.08%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (2.08%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 25 (52.08%) AWS
2 18 (37.50%) Azure
3 17 (35.42%) GitHub
4 15 (31.25%) OpenShift
5 13 (27.08%) IaaS
5 13 (27.08%) PaaS
5 13 (27.08%) SaaS
6 5 (10.42%) Amazon ECS
6 5 (10.42%) Amazon EKS
6 5 (10.42%) Amazon Kinesis
6 5 (10.42%) Amazon S3
6 5 (10.42%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (10.42%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (10.42%) Serverless
7 1 (2.08%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 1 (2.08%) Azure Service Bus
7 1 (2.08%) Azure Service Fabric
7 1 (2.08%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) HTTP
1 1 (2.08%) Internet
1 1 (2.08%) MQTT
1 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (50.00%) Redis
2 17 (35.42%) NoSQL
3 6 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (10.42%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (10.42%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (4.17%) MySQL
7 1 (2.08%) Couchbase
7 1 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 1 (2.08%) MariaDB
7 1 (2.08%) Riak
Development Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 4 (8.33%) ReSharper
2 4 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.08%) gulp
4 1 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.08%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.08%) Travis CI
4 1 (2.08%) Vagrant
General
1 33 (68.75%) Social Skills
2 20 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (39.58%) Games
4 18 (37.50%) Back Office
5 8 (16.67%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (8.33%) Front Office
7 2 (4.17%) Finance
8 1 (2.08%) Public Sector
8 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (60.42%) Developer
2 19 (39.58%) Lead Developer
3 18 (37.50%) Java Developer
3 18 (37.50%) Lead Java Developer
4 11 (22.92%) DevOps Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) DevOps Automation Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Lead DevOps
5 8 (16.67%) Lead DevOps Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior Automation Engineer
5 8 (16.67%) Senior DevOps
5 8 (16.67%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 6 (12.50%) Architect
7 5 (10.42%) AWS Developer
7 5 (10.42%) Node.js Developer
8 4 (8.33%) DevOps Architect
9 3 (6.25%) Senior Developer
10 2 (4.17%) .NET Developer
10 2 (4.17%) C# Developer
10 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (83.33%) REST
2 34 (70.83%) Spring
3 33 (68.75%) Spring Boot
4 21 (43.75%) .NET
4 21 (43.75%) RabbitMQ
4 21 (43.75%) Web Services
5 19 (39.58%) JMS
6 18 (37.50%) Apache Camel
6 18 (37.50%) Apache CXF
6 18 (37.50%) JAXB
6 18 (37.50%) JAX-RS
6 18 (37.50%) JSP
6 18 (37.50%) Servlets
6 18 (37.50%) Spring MVC
6 18 (37.50%) Spring Security
6 18 (37.50%) Taglibs
7 16 (33.33%) .NET Core
7 16 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 16 (33.33%) Kafka
8 5 (10.42%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (37.50%) Self-Motivation
2 15 (31.25%) Cloud Native
2 15 (31.25%) Private Cloud
3 8 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 4 (8.33%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Debian
2 1 (2.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (77.08%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (43.75%) Microservices
3 19 (39.58%) Software Engineering
4 18 (37.50%) Deadline-Driven
4 18 (37.50%) DevOps
4 18 (37.50%) Emotional Intelligence
4 18 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 18 (37.50%) Product Roadmap
4 18 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 18 (37.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (29.17%) Analytics
6 11 (22.92%) Enterprise Architecture
7 10 (20.83%) Architecture Governance
7 10 (20.83%) Business Intelligence
7 10 (20.83%) Data Modelling
8 7 (14.58%) SDLC
9 6 (12.50%) TDD
9 6 (12.50%) Unit Testing
10 5 (10.42%) Migration
10 5 (10.42%) OO
Programming Languages
1 38 (79.17%) Java
2 20 (41.67%) SQL
3 6 (12.50%) C#
3 6 (12.50%) Python
4 3 (6.25%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 1 (2.08%) PHP
5 1 (2.08%) PHP 5
5 1 (2.08%) PHP 7
5 1 (2.08%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.08%) Ruby
5 1 (2.08%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 4 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (20.83%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (35.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (22.92%) Kubernetes
2 7 (14.58%) Ansible
3 5 (10.42%) Terraform
4 2 (4.17%) Puppet
5 1 (2.08%) Cobbler
5 1 (2.08%) Grafana
5 1 (2.08%) Graylog
5 1 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.08%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (31.25%) Oracle
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 5 (10.42%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) IBM
4 1 (2.08%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.08%) Zend