Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1042 1080 1059
Rank change year-on-year +38 -21 +152
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 36 93 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.056% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.37% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 35 69 73
UK median annual salary £55,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.43% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £40,250 £40,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +22.22% -12.20% +20.59%

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 21,847 24,883 28,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.70% 14.94% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16,551 19,776 22,817
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £71,250
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 22 September 2019.

Salary histogram for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Top 4 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 22 September 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 +33 36 £55,000 -21.43% 10
London +77 27 £55,000 -21.43% 2
UK excluding London +31 9 £55,000 +22.22% 8
South East +10 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 24 (66.67%) Java
1 24 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 19 (52.78%) Azure
4 18 (50.00%) REST
4 18 (50.00%) Spring
4 18 (50.00%) Web Services
5 17 (47.22%) JMS
5 17 (47.22%) DevOps
6 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (36.11%) JUnit
7 13 (36.11%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 12 (33.33%) AWS
9 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
9 11 (30.56%) XML
9 11 (30.56%) MySQL
9 11 (30.56%) TDD
10 10 (27.78%) Hibernate
10 10 (27.78%) RESTful
10 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (27.78%) Maven
10 10 (27.78%) SaaS
10 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
10 10 (27.78%) Fintech
11 9 (25.00%) New Relic
11 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
11 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (25.00%) J2EE
11 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP

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 6 (16.67%) IIS
2 5 (13.89%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.56%) Anypoint
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (5.56%) Mule
Cloud Services
1 19 (52.78%) Azure
2 12 (33.33%) AWS
3 10 (27.78%) SaaS
4 6 (16.67%) Cloudflare
5 5 (13.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (13.89%) GCP
5 5 (13.89%) Serverless
6 3 (8.33%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (8.33%) DigitalOcean
6 3 (8.33%) IaaS
6 3 (8.33%) Linode
7 2 (5.56%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (5.56%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (5.56%) Amazon S3
7 2 (5.56%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (5.56%) Heroku
7 2 (5.56%) PaaS
8 1 (2.78%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (19.44%) HTTPS
3 6 (16.67%) DNS
3 6 (16.67%) SSL
4 1 (2.78%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) MySQL
2 10 (27.78%) NoSQL
3 9 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (13.89%) Hazelcast
5 5 (13.89%) MongoDB
6 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (2.78%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 13 (36.11%) JUnit
2 11 (30.56%) Git (software)
3 10 (27.78%) Maven
4 6 (16.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 5 (13.89%) Cucumber
5 5 (13.89%) EasyMock
5 5 (13.89%) Jenkins
5 5 (13.89%) Mockito
6 3 (8.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (8.33%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 8 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (13.89%) Marketing
3 4 (11.11%) Housing Association
3 4 (11.11%) Local Government
4 2 (5.56%) Advertising
5 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
5 1 (2.78%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (61.11%) Developer
2 17 (47.22%) Java Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Administrator
3 6 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Developer
4 4 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Backend Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Developer
5 3 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Angular Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Cloud Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) PostgreSQL Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Server Administrator
6 2 (5.56%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (66.67%) RabbitMQ
2 18 (50.00%) REST
2 18 (50.00%) Spring
2 18 (50.00%) Web Services
3 17 (47.22%) JMS
4 11 (30.56%) XML
5 10 (27.78%) Hibernate
5 10 (27.78%) RESTful
6 9 (25.00%) J2EE
7 7 (19.44%) JSON
7 7 (19.44%) OAuth
7 7 (19.44%) OAuth2
7 7 (19.44%) SOAP
7 7 (19.44%) Spring Boot
8 5 (13.89%) Gherkin
8 5 (13.89%) iBATIS
8 5 (13.89%) JPA
8 5 (13.89%) Kafka
8 5 (13.89%) Spring Cloud
8 5 (13.89%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (16.67%) Wiki
3 5 (13.89%) N-Tier
4 3 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.78%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) Windows
1 6 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 5 (13.89%) Linux
3 4 (11.11%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) DevOps
2 14 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (30.56%) TDD
4 10 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.78%) Fintech
5 9 (25.00%) OOP
6 8 (22.22%) Microservices
7 7 (19.44%) OO
8 6 (16.67%) Information Management
8 6 (16.67%) SOA
8 6 (16.67%) Task Automation
8 6 (16.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (16.67%) Workflow
9 5 (13.89%) BDD
9 5 (13.89%) Continuous Deployment
9 5 (13.89%) Domain-Driven Design
9 5 (13.89%) High Availability
9 5 (13.89%) Pair Programming
9 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
9 5 (13.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) Java
2 20 (55.56%) SQL
3 9 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 9 (25.00%) Python
4 8 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 8 (22.22%) Java 8
5 6 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.33%) Ruby
7 3 (8.33%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.56%) Go
9 1 (2.78%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Docker
2 3 (8.33%) VMware Workstation
2 3 (8.33%) Xen
3 2 (5.56%) vCloud
4 1 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Ansible
2 4 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (11.11%) Puppet
2 4 (11.11%) Salt
3 3 (8.33%) Terraform
4 2 (5.56%) CloudHub
5 1 (2.78%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (2.78%) OpenView
Vendors
1 12 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (25.00%) New Relic
3 4 (11.11%) Google
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Oracle
4 3 (8.33%) SAP
4 3 (8.33%) Software AG
4 3 (8.33%) Splunk
4 3 (8.33%) TIBCO
5 2 (5.56%) AppDynamics
5 2 (5.56%) MuleSoft
6 1 (2.78%) Cloudera
6 1 (2.78%) HP