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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 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1103 846 884
Rank change year-on-year -257 +38 +160
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 103 48 17
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.063% 0.052% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.48% 0.41% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 80 48 13
10th Percentile £56,250 - £31,000
25th Percentile £67,188 £62,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £77,500 £70,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.71% +33.33% -2.78%
75th Percentile £81,250 £83,750 £72,500
90th Percentile - £85,625 £82,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +40.00% -

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 21,644 11,805 13,864
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.28% 12.85% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 11,670 8,757 11,052
10th Percentile £28,250 £28,500 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £49,556
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +0.90% +6.57%
75th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 23 May 2022.

Salary histogram for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Top 14 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 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England -230 89 £77,500 +10.71% 8
Work from Home -217 77 £77,500 +10.71% 4
UK excluding London -109 48 £70,000 - 5
London -253 44 £77,500 +10.71% 3
South East -68 21 £77,500 +106.67% 1
North of England -76 11 £65,000 -21.21% 1
Yorkshire -34 7 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South West - 5 £67,500 - 2
West Midlands -49 4 £77,500 -3.13% 1
Midlands -72 4 £77,500 -3.13% 1
North West -80 4 £65,000 -21.21%
Scotland - 3 £70,000 -
East of England -79 2 £70,000 +11.11%
Wales - 2 £67,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 79 (76.70%) Python
2 75 (72.82%) WebSockets
3 71 (68.93%) Docker
4 69 (66.99%) Java
5 57 (55.34%) Kubernetes
6 54 (52.43%) Linux
7 53 (51.46%) MQTT
8 52 (50.49%) AWS
9 49 (47.57%) CI/CD
10 45 (43.69%) Algorithms
11 41 (39.81%) Microservices
11 41 (39.81%) Decision-Making
11 41 (39.81%) Performance Tuning
11 41 (39.81%) Machine Learning
12 40 (38.83%) Virtual Machines
12 40 (38.83%) Performance Testing
13 36 (34.95%) Git (software)
14 34 (33.01%) DNS
15 31 (30.10%) PostgreSQL
16 26 (25.24%) SQL
16 26 (25.24%) Django
16 26 (25.24%) Redis
16 26 (25.24%) Flask
17 25 (24.27%) TDD
18 24 (23.30%) Agile
18 24 (23.30%) Amazon S3
19 22 (21.36%) Video\Live Streaming
19 22 (21.36%) SIEM
19 22 (21.36%) CloudFront
19 22 (21.36%) SQLAlchemy

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 2 (1.94%) nginx
2 1 (0.97%) Apache
2 1 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.97%) GemFire
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Coherence
2 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.97%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 52 (50.49%) AWS
2 24 (23.30%) Amazon S3
3 22 (21.36%) CloudFront
4 20 (19.42%) Cloudflare
5 19 (18.45%) Amazon EC2
6 18 (17.48%) Amazon ECS
7 17 (16.50%) Serverless
8 13 (12.62%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (8.74%) Azure
10 8 (7.77%) GitHub
11 7 (6.80%) GCP
12 6 (5.83%) OpenShift
13 5 (4.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 5 (4.85%) Google Analytics
13 5 (4.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 4 (3.88%) Google Ads
14 4 (3.88%) Google App Engine
14 4 (3.88%) IaaS
14 4 (3.88%) PaaS
14 4 (3.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (51.46%) MQTT
2 34 (33.01%) DNS
3 14 (13.59%) HTTP
4 12 (11.65%) DHCP
4 12 (11.65%) Firewall
4 12 (11.65%) VLAN
4 12 (11.65%) VPN
5 3 (2.91%) SD-WAN
5 3 (2.91%) WAN
6 2 (1.94%) Wireless
7 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (30.10%) PostgreSQL
2 26 (25.24%) Redis
3 22 (21.36%) Amazon Athena
4 17 (16.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 17 (16.50%) Amazon RDS
5 14 (13.59%) NoSQL
6 7 (6.80%) SQL Server
7 6 (5.83%) Big Data
7 6 (5.83%) Relational Database
8 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.91%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.97%) Data Lake
11 1 (0.97%) InfluxDB
11 1 (0.97%) MySQL
11 1 (0.97%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 36 (34.95%) Git (software)
2 19 (18.45%) Selenium
3 15 (14.56%) CircleCI
4 6 (5.83%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.88%) GitLab
6 2 (1.94%) Cypress.io
6 2 (1.94%) Mocha
6 2 (1.94%) webpack
7 1 (0.97%) Ant
7 1 (0.97%) JUnit
General
1 17 (16.50%) Automotive
1 17 (16.50%) Aviation
1 17 (16.50%) Retail
2 15 (14.56%) Social Skills
3 5 (4.85%) Finance
4 4 (3.88%) Advertising
4 4 (3.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.91%) Presentation Skills
6 2 (1.94%) Wearables
7 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.97%) Billing
7 1 (0.97%) Law
7 1 (0.97%) Legal
7 1 (0.97%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 51 (49.51%) Developer
2 26 (25.24%) Python Developer
2 26 (25.24%) Senior Developer
3 23 (22.33%) Performance Engineer
4 22 (21.36%) Django Developer
4 22 (21.36%) Python/Django Developer
5 21 (20.39%) Senior Python Developer
6 17 (16.50%) Site Engineer
6 17 (16.50%) Site Reliability Engineer
7 11 (10.68%) Backend Developer
8 8 (7.77%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Performance Test Engineer
9 5 (4.85%) Performance Test Leader
9 5 (4.85%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (4.85%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.88%) AWS Developer
10 4 (3.88%) Senior DevOps
11 3 (2.91%) Automation Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) DevOps Engineer
11 3 (2.91%) Senior Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (72.82%) WebSockets
2 26 (25.24%) Django
2 26 (25.24%) Flask
3 22 (21.36%) FastAPI
3 22 (21.36%) SQLAlchemy
4 20 (19.42%) Spring
5 19 (18.45%) REST
6 16 (15.53%) Spring Boot
7 15 (14.56%) Celery
7 15 (14.56%) pytest
8 9 (8.74%) gRPC
8 9 (8.74%) Kafka
9 8 (7.77%) RabbitMQ
10 7 (6.80%) React
11 6 (5.83%) AngularJS
11 6 (5.83%) Node.js
11 6 (5.83%) OpenAPI
11 6 (5.83%) Spring Cloud
12 4 (3.88%) .NET Core
12 4 (3.88%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 45 (43.69%) Algorithms
2 22 (21.36%) Video\Live Streaming
3 20 (19.42%) Video on Demand
4 11 (10.68%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (9.71%) Social Media
5 10 (9.71%) Sports Betting
6 6 (5.83%) Management Information System
7 4 (3.88%) Cloud Native
7 4 (3.88%) Private Cloud
7 4 (3.88%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (2.91%) Data Structures
8 3 (2.91%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.94%) User Experience
9 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.97%) Legacy Systems
10 1 (0.97%) Replication
10 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 54 (52.43%) Linux
2 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
2 2 (1.94%) Windows
3 1 (0.97%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (47.57%) CI/CD
2 41 (39.81%) Decision-Making
2 41 (39.81%) Machine Learning
2 41 (39.81%) Microservices
2 41 (39.81%) Performance Tuning
3 40 (38.83%) Performance Testing
4 25 (24.27%) TDD
5 24 (23.30%) Agile
6 22 (21.36%) API Development
6 22 (21.36%) SIEM
7 19 (18.45%) BDD
8 18 (17.48%) Performance Engineering
8 18 (17.48%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 17 (16.50%) E-Commerce
10 13 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
11 12 (11.65%) Full Stack Development
12 11 (10.68%) Clean Code
12 11 (10.68%) Low Latency
12 11 (10.68%) Project Management
12 11 (10.68%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 79 (76.70%) Python
2 69 (66.99%) Java
3 26 (25.24%) SQL
4 13 (12.62%) JavaScript
5 12 (11.65%) C++
6 11 (10.68%) Go
7 6 (5.83%) TypeScript
8 4 (3.88%) Ruby
9 3 (2.91%) Bash
10 1 (0.97%) Cypher
10 1 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (1.94%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (1.94%) Degree
1 2 (1.94%) SC Cleared
1 2 (1.94%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) CISA
2 1 (0.97%) CISM
2 1 (0.97%) CISSP
2 1 (0.97%) CRISC
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) QA
2 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (0.97%) NIST
3 1 (0.97%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (68.93%) Docker
2 40 (38.83%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 57 (55.34%) Kubernetes
2 5 (4.85%) Terraform
3 1 (0.97%) Ansible
3 1 (0.97%) Prometheus
3 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (9.71%) Google
2 5 (4.85%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) Facebook
3 4 (3.88%) Twitter
4 1 (0.97%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (0.97%) IBM
4 1 (0.97%) Juniper
4 1 (0.97%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.97%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.97%) Sparx
4 1 (0.97%) Terracotta