Period
to 12 December 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 12 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 989 1076 1037
Rank change year-on-year +87 -39 +161
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 46 76 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.048% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.32% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 43 55 91
UK median annual salary £62,500 £54,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.74% -16.92% +8.33%
10th Percentile £38,750 £40,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £82,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £48,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year +23.08% -11.36% +10.00%

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 20,250 23,809 27,740
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.23% 14.95% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15,853 18,674 22,430
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 December 2019.

Salary histogram for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Top 6 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 12 December 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 +73 45 £62,500 +14.68% 9
London +69 26 £65,000 -7.14% 4
UK excluding London +47 19 £60,000 +23.08% 5
North of England +59 13 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Yorkshire +53 13 £60,000 +71.43% 2
South East +28 6 £55,000 +15.79%

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 29 (63.04%) Azure
2 26 (56.52%) Java
3 25 (54.35%) Web Services
4 23 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 23 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 22 (47.83%) RESTful
6 21 (45.65%) AWS
6 21 (45.65%) JMS
7 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
7 20 (43.48%) React
8 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
8 18 (39.13%) Finance
8 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (39.13%) TDD
9 16 (34.78%) .NET
10 15 (32.61%) JUnit
10 15 (32.61%) SQL
10 15 (32.61%) Scrum
10 15 (32.61%) DevOps
11 14 (30.43%) Spring
12 13 (28.26%) C#
12 13 (28.26%) RabbitMQ
13 12 (26.09%) NoSQL
13 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
13 12 (26.09%) MySQL
13 12 (26.09%) Advertising
13 12 (26.09%) Docker
14 11 (23.91%) Enterprise Software
14 11 (23.91%) SDLC
14 11 (23.91%) SOA

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 7 (15.22%) OpenStack
2 3 (6.52%) CMS
3 2 (4.35%) Anypoint
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (4.35%) Mule
4 1 (2.17%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 29 (63.04%) Azure
2 21 (45.65%) AWS
3 9 (19.57%) SaaS
4 7 (15.22%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (15.22%) Serverless
5 6 (13.04%) GCP
6 5 (10.87%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (10.87%) DigitalOcean
6 5 (10.87%) IaaS
6 5 (10.87%) Linode
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (4.35%) Amazon S3
7 2 (4.35%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (4.35%) Heroku
7 2 (4.35%) PaaS
8 1 (2.17%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 7 (15.22%) HTTPS
3 3 (6.52%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.09%) MySQL
1 12 (26.09%) NoSQL
2 7 (15.22%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.87%) Hazelcast
4 5 (10.87%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.35%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (32.61%) JUnit
2 12 (26.09%) Git (software)
3 10 (21.74%) Maven
4 6 (13.04%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
5 5 (10.87%) EasyMock
5 5 (10.87%) Eclipse
5 5 (10.87%) Eclipse RCP
5 5 (10.87%) Mockito
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 12 (26.09%) Advertising
3 5 (10.87%) Marketing
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Back Office
5 1 (2.17%) Housing Association
5 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 35 (76.09%) Developer
2 17 (36.96%) Java Developer
3 12 (26.09%) .NET Developer
4 9 (19.57%) Lead Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Lead Java Developer
5 5 (10.87%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.70%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Lead .NET Developer
6 4 (8.70%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Angular Developer
7 3 (6.52%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 3 (6.52%) Operations Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Core Java Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Principal .NET Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Principal Developer
8 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Backend Developer
9 1 (2.17%) Senior DevOps
9 1 (2.17%) Site Reliability Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (54.35%) Web Services
2 23 (50.00%) AngularJS
3 22 (47.83%) RESTful
4 21 (45.65%) JMS
5 20 (43.48%) React
6 16 (34.78%) .NET
7 14 (30.43%) Spring
8 13 (28.26%) RabbitMQ
9 11 (23.91%) REST
10 10 (21.74%) Hibernate
11 8 (17.39%) OAuth
11 8 (17.39%) OAuth2
12 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
12 7 (15.22%) CSS
12 7 (15.22%) JSON
12 7 (15.22%) SOAP
13 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (13.04%) J2EE
13 6 (13.04%) Kafka
13 6 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) N-Tier
4 4 (8.70%) Virtual Team
5 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (6.52%) PKI
6 2 (4.35%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) Unix
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 20 (43.48%) Test Automation
3 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (39.13%) TDD
4 15 (32.61%) DevOps
4 15 (32.61%) Scrum
5 11 (23.91%) SDLC
5 11 (23.91%) SOA
6 10 (21.74%) MVC
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Delivery
7 8 (17.39%) Continuous Deployment
8 7 (15.22%) Mentoring
8 7 (15.22%) OO
8 7 (15.22%) OOP
9 6 (13.04%) BDD
9 6 (13.04%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (13.04%) Microservices
9 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
10 5 (10.87%) High Availability
10 5 (10.87%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) Java
2 15 (32.61%) SQL
3 13 (28.26%) C#
4 10 (21.74%) Java 8
5 9 (19.57%) Bash Shell
5 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
5 9 (19.57%) Python
6 5 (10.87%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.35%) Go
7 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (10.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.09%) Docker
2 5 (10.87%) Xen
3 4 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.35%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
1 5 (10.87%) Salt
1 5 (10.87%) Terraform
2 2 (4.35%) CloudHub
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) Oracle
3 5 (10.87%) Google
3 5 (10.87%) SAP
3 5 (10.87%) Software AG
3 5 (10.87%) TIBCO
3 5 (10.87%) VMware
4 3 (6.52%) Xamarin
5 2 (4.35%) AppDynamics
5 2 (4.35%) MuleSoft
5 2 (4.35%) New Relic
5 2 (4.35%) Splunk
6 1 (2.17%) Atlassian