Period
to 18 September 2020

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 18 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
18 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 667 1059 1094
Rank change year-on-year +392 +35 -17
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 27 36 97
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.025% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.16% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 28 35 74
Median annual salary £70,000 £55,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.27% -21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £39,050 £40,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £82,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -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 7,905 22,185 25,140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.64% 15.67% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6,227 16,783 19,992
Median annual salary £52,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.56% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 September 2020.

Salary histogram for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Top 11 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 18 September 2020. 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 +344 26 £67,500 +22.73% 3
UK excluding London +329 17 £50,000 -9.09% 1
London +237 9 £75,000 +36.36% 2
Midlands - 8 £48,500 - 1
North of England - 7 £50,000 -
North West - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £70,000 - 1
Work from Home - 4 £90,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £32,000 -
South East +203 2 £63,750 +15.91%
Yorkshire - 2 £53,750 -

For the 6 months to 18 September 2020, 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 20 (74.07%) Java
2 18 (66.67%) Azure
3 16 (59.26%) AWS
3 16 (59.26%) .NET
3 16 (59.26%) Docker
4 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) Spring
5 13 (48.15%) Microservices
6 12 (44.44%) DevOps
6 12 (44.44%) NoSQL
6 12 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
7 11 (40.74%) REST
8 10 (37.04%) Kafka
8 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
8 10 (37.04%) C#
8 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
8 10 (37.04%) Terraform
9 9 (33.33%) OpenShift
9 9 (33.33%) Ansible
9 9 (33.33%) GitHub
9 9 (33.33%) SaaS
9 9 (33.33%) PaaS
10 8 (29.63%) IaaS
10 8 (29.63%) Finance
10 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (29.63%) Oracle
10 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
11 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
11 7 (25.93%) TDD
11 7 (25.93%) Jenkins

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 5 (18.52%) OpenStack
2 3 (11.11%) Apache Spark
2 3 (11.11%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (3.70%) Confluence
3 1 (3.70%) nginx
3 1 (3.70%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (3.70%) Fireworks
1 1 (3.70%) Inkscape
1 1 (3.70%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (66.67%) Azure
2 16 (59.26%) AWS
3 9 (33.33%) GitHub
3 9 (33.33%) OpenShift
3 9 (33.33%) PaaS
3 9 (33.33%) SaaS
4 8 (29.63%) IaaS
5 4 (14.81%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (14.81%) Serverless
6 3 (11.11%) Amazon Kinesis
6 3 (11.11%) Heroku
7 2 (7.41%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (7.41%) DigitalOcean
7 2 (7.41%) GCP
7 2 (7.41%) Linode
Communications & Networking
1 5 (18.52%) HTTP
1 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 2 (7.41%) Internet
3 1 (3.70%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (44.44%) NoSQL
2 10 (37.04%) Relational Database
3 8 (29.63%) PostgreSQL
3 8 (29.63%) SQL Server
4 6 (22.22%) MongoDB
4 6 (22.22%) MySQL
4 6 (22.22%) Redis
5 3 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (11.11%) Big Data
6 2 (7.41%) Couchbase
6 2 (7.41%) Neo4j
7 1 (3.70%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (3.70%) DB2
7 1 (3.70%) MariaDB
7 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (3.70%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Jenkins
2 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (11.11%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (3.70%) Bitbucket
4 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 8 (29.63%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (29.63%) Architect
3 6 (22.22%) DevOps Architect
4 5 (18.52%) Java Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 5 (18.52%) Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
7 2 (7.41%) Lead Architect
7 2 (7.41%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Site Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) AWS Developer
8 1 (3.70%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Operations Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (59.26%) .NET
2 13 (48.15%) Spring
3 12 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
4 11 (40.74%) REST
5 10 (37.04%) Kafka
6 7 (25.93%) .NET Core
6 7 (25.93%) Spring Boot
7 6 (22.22%) .NET Framework
7 6 (22.22%) JMS
8 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
8 5 (18.52%) CSS
8 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 4 (14.81%) Memcached
10 3 (11.11%) ActiveMQ
10 3 (11.11%) Hibernate
10 3 (11.11%) Java EE
10 3 (11.11%) Node.js
10 3 (11.11%) React
10 3 (11.11%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (11.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Cloud Native
1 7 (25.93%) Private Cloud
2 5 (18.52%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (7.41%) Virtual Team
4 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Unix
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Debian
3 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (48.15%) Microservices
3 12 (44.44%) DevOps
4 7 (25.93%) SOLID
4 7 (25.93%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Test Automation
5 6 (22.22%) Decision-Making
5 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) Architecture Roadmap
6 3 (11.11%) OOP
7 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.41%) Micro Frontends
7 2 (7.41%) Observability
7 2 (7.41%) OO
7 2 (7.41%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Analytics
8 1 (3.70%) Data Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (3.70%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) Java
2 10 (37.04%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 6 (22.22%) Python
3 6 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Bash Shell
5 4 (14.81%) Go
5 4 (14.81%) TypeScript
6 3 (11.11%) Ruby
7 2 (7.41%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) PHP
7 2 (7.41%) PHP 5
7 2 (7.41%) PHP 7
8 1 (3.70%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Docker
2 3 (11.11%) vCloud
3 2 (7.41%) Xen
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) Terraform
2 9 (33.33%) Ansible
3 6 (22.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.41%) Puppet
4 2 (7.41%) Salt
5 1 (3.70%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (3.70%) OpenView
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Oracle
2 7 (25.93%) Red Hat
3 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) Solace
3 3 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Google
5 1 (3.70%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) New Relic
5 1 (3.70%) Splunk