Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1060 1128 1206
Rank change year-on-year +68 +78 +34
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 121 46 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.069% 0.026% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.16% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 74 28 84
UK median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.82% -2.22% +3.21%
10th Percentile £37,875 £31,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £70,875 £74,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -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 26,454 28,910 35,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.19% 16.57% 16.64%
Number of salaries quoted 21,360 23,490 29,082
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Top 12 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 25 February 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 +78 106 £60,000 +9.09% 18
UK excluding London +65 81 £52,500 -12.50% 12
London +6 40 £65,000 +31.31% 6
South East +30 35 £75,000 +20.00% 3
Midlands - 16 £40,000 - 2
West Midlands - 16 £40,000 - 1
Scotland -7 15 £47,500 -
North of England +22 11 £51,250 -10.87% 5
North West +6 6 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire +21 5 £50,000 -13.04% 4
South West +10 2 £53,000 - 1
East of England -6 2 - - 1

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 84 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (60.33%) Java
3 64 (52.89%) SQL
4 62 (51.24%) Scrum
5 54 (44.63%) TDD
5 54 (44.63%) RabbitMQ
6 51 (42.15%) HTML
7 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
8 48 (39.67%) Spring
9 45 (37.19%) NoSQL
10 44 (36.36%) MySQL
11 42 (34.71%) Docker
12 41 (33.88%) MongoDB
13 39 (32.23%) JMS
13 39 (32.23%) RESTful
13 39 (32.23%) Software Engineering
14 38 (31.40%) .NET
14 38 (31.40%) Tomcat
15 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
16 36 (29.75%) HTML5
17 31 (25.62%) Git (software)
17 31 (25.62%) Kafka
18 29 (23.97%) CSS
18 29 (23.97%) Python
19 28 (23.14%) C#
19 28 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
19 28 (23.14%) Bash Shell
19 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
20 27 (22.31%) Ansible
20 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure

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 38 (31.40%) Tomcat
2 22 (18.18%) JBoss
2 22 (18.18%) Jetty
3 16 (13.22%) WebLogic
3 16 (13.22%) WebSphere
4 10 (8.26%) OpenStack
5 9 (7.44%) Elasticsearch
6 8 (6.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 6 (4.96%) Anypoint
7 6 (4.96%) GlassFish
8 5 (4.13%) Apache
9 4 (3.31%) Tornado
10 3 (2.48%) Apache Solr
10 3 (2.48%) IIS
11 2 (1.65%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.83%) Mule
12 1 (0.83%) nginx
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 28 (23.14%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (22.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.09%) Amazon SQS
4 9 (7.44%) SaaS
5 7 (5.79%) IaaS
6 6 (4.96%) OpenShift
7 3 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (2.48%) GitHub
7 3 (2.48%) PaaS
8 2 (1.65%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.65%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 22 (18.18%) HTTP
2 12 (9.92%) Internet
2 12 (9.92%) SMTP
2 12 (9.92%) SSL
3 2 (1.65%) DNS
3 2 (1.65%) HTTPS
3 2 (1.65%) IPv6
4 1 (0.83%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (37.19%) NoSQL
2 44 (36.36%) MySQL
3 41 (33.88%) MongoDB
4 37 (30.58%) SQL Server
5 24 (19.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 23 (19.01%) PostgreSQL
7 19 (15.70%) Redis
8 17 (14.05%) Couchbase
8 17 (14.05%) Hadoop
8 17 (14.05%) Riak
9 13 (10.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 13 (10.74%) Relational Database
10 7 (5.79%) RDBMS
11 6 (4.96%) MariaDB
12 2 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.65%) KDB
12 2 (1.65%) Neo4j
12 2 (1.65%) PowerCenter
12 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (25.62%) Git (software)
2 28 (23.14%) Jenkins
3 26 (21.49%) Vagrant
4 24 (19.83%) Selenium
5 18 (14.88%) JUnit
6 17 (14.05%) Cucumber
6 17 (14.05%) FitNesse
7 11 (9.09%) IntelliJ
7 11 (9.09%) Mocha
7 11 (9.09%) Subversion
8 8 (6.61%) Eclipse
8 8 (6.61%) NetBeans
8 8 (6.61%) Visual Studio
9 6 (4.96%) Hudson
9 6 (4.96%) Maven
10 5 (4.13%) SpecFlow
11 4 (3.31%) NUnit
12 3 (2.48%) Artifactory
12 3 (2.48%) JIRA
12 3 (2.48%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (14.88%) Finance
2 7 (5.79%) Retail
3 6 (4.96%) Banking
3 6 (4.96%) Billing
4 4 (3.31%) Electronics
4 4 (3.31%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.31%) Marketing
4 4 (3.31%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.65%) Back Office
5 2 (1.65%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 67 (55.37%) Developer
2 40 (33.06%) Java Developer
3 36 (29.75%) Senior Developer
4 24 (19.83%) Full Stack Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Senior Java Developer
5 21 (17.36%) Software Engineer
6 16 (13.22%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 14 (11.57%) Architect
8 13 (10.74%) Java Engineer
9 12 (9.92%) Applications Developer
9 12 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.61%) Consultant
10 8 (6.61%) Java Software Engineer
10 8 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (6.61%) Senior Applications Developer
10 8 (6.61%) Senior Consultant
11 7 (5.79%) Java Applications Developer
11 7 (5.79%) Java Web Applications Developer
11 7 (5.79%) Java Web Developer
11 7 (5.79%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (44.63%) RabbitMQ
2 51 (42.15%) HTML
3 48 (39.67%) Spring
4 39 (32.23%) JMS
4 39 (32.23%) RESTful
5 38 (31.40%) .NET
6 36 (29.75%) HTML5
7 31 (25.62%) Kafka
8 29 (23.97%) CSS
9 26 (21.49%) SOAP
10 25 (20.66%) XML
11 23 (19.01%) Web Services
12 21 (17.36%) CSS3
12 21 (17.36%) Spring Boot
13 19 (15.70%) Hibernate
13 19 (15.70%) JPA
14 18 (14.88%) Node.js
15 17 (14.05%) .NET Framework
16 16 (13.22%) jQuery
16 16 (13.22%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.18%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (6.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.96%) Fintech
3 6 (4.96%) Smart Meter
4 5 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (3.31%) Algorithms
5 4 (3.31%) Data Structures
5 4 (3.31%) Equities
5 4 (3.31%) PKI
6 3 (2.48%) Public Cloud
6 3 (2.48%) User Experience
7 2 (1.65%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.65%) Data Centre
7 2 (1.65%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.65%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 21 (17.36%) Windows
2 20 (16.53%) Linux
3 14 (11.57%) Windows Server
4 12 (9.92%) Windows 10
4 12 (9.92%) Windows 8
5 8 (6.61%) Unix
6 7 (5.79%) Ubuntu
7 5 (4.13%) CentOS
7 5 (4.13%) SUSE
8 3 (2.48%) Mac OS X
8 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (69.42%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.24%) Scrum
3 54 (44.63%) TDD
4 39 (32.23%) Software Engineering
5 24 (19.83%) Microservices
6 23 (19.01%) DevOps
6 23 (19.01%) OO
7 21 (17.36%) SOLID
8 20 (16.53%) BDD
8 20 (16.53%) Front End Development
9 19 (15.70%) MVC
10 18 (14.88%) Continuous Delivery
10 18 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (14.05%) DSDM
11 17 (14.05%) Integration Testing
11 17 (14.05%) Kanban
11 17 (14.05%) RUP
11 17 (14.05%) Test Automation
12 16 (13.22%) High Availability
12 16 (13.22%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 73 (60.33%) Java
2 64 (52.89%) SQL
3 49 (40.50%) JavaScript
4 29 (23.97%) Python
5 28 (23.14%) Bash Shell
5 28 (23.14%) C#
6 21 (17.36%) Ruby
7 10 (8.26%) TypeScript
8 8 (6.61%) Clojure
8 8 (6.61%) Scala
8 8 (6.61%) VB.NET
9 7 (5.79%) C++
10 3 (2.48%) Perl
10 3 (2.48%) XPath
11 2 (1.65%) COBOL
11 2 (1.65%) Erlang
11 2 (1.65%) F#
11 2 (1.65%) Haskell
12 1 (0.83%) C
12 1 (0.83%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 17 (14.05%) Degree
2 6 (4.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.48%) Master's Degree
3 3 (2.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.70%) QA
2 2 (1.65%) HL7
System Software
1 42 (34.71%) Docker
2 7 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.83%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.83%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (22.31%) Ansible
2 19 (15.70%) Opscode Chef
2 19 (15.70%) Puppet
3 14 (11.57%) Cobbler
4 9 (7.44%) Kubernetes
5 6 (4.96%) Marathon
6 5 (4.13%) Terraform
7 2 (1.65%) linkerd
8 1 (0.83%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.83%) logstash
Vendors
1 27 (22.31%) Oracle
2 19 (15.70%) IBM
2 19 (15.70%) TIBCO
3 12 (9.92%) Informatica
3 12 (9.92%) Microsoft
4 10 (8.26%) VMware
5 8 (6.61%) SAP
6 4 (3.31%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.65%) Apigee
7 2 (1.65%) Dell
7 2 (1.65%) Facebook
7 2 (1.65%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.65%) Software AG
7 2 (1.65%) Twitter
7 2 (1.65%) Workday
8 1 (0.83%) Concur
8 1 (0.83%) Solace
8 1 (0.83%) Splunk