Period
to 25 November 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 25 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Advanced Message Queuing Protocol (AMQP)
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 686 1022 1077
Rank change year-on-year +336 +55 -36
Permanent jobs citing AMQP 30 48 82
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.036% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.23% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33 45 58
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +15.74% -16.92%
10th Percentile £45,250 £38,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £93,500 £82,500 £85,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -11.36%

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 8,227 20,778 23,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.01% 15.40% 14.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6,631 16,161 18,746
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £80,500 £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 25 November 2020.

Salary histogram for AMQP in the UK

AMQP
Top 10 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 November 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 +296 28 £70,000 +12.00% 9
UK excluding London +266 16 £67,500 +12.50% 5
London +232 12 £75,000 +15.38% 4
Midlands - 10 £70,000 - 1
West Midlands - 10 £70,000 - 1
Work from Home - 6 £85,000 -
North of England +136 5 £47,500 -20.83% 3
North West - 3 £47,500 - 1
Yorkshire +89 2 £53,750 -10.42% 2
South West - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 22 (73.33%) Azure
1 22 (73.33%) AWS
2 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (63.33%) DevOps
2 19 (63.33%) Ansible
2 19 (63.33%) Docker
3 18 (60.00%) Microservices
3 18 (60.00%) Terraform
3 18 (60.00%) .NET
4 17 (56.67%) Java
5 16 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
5 16 (53.33%) REST
5 16 (53.33%) IaaS
6 15 (50.00%) GitHub
6 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (46.67%) Oracle
7 14 (46.67%) OpenShift
8 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
8 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
8 13 (43.33%) Finance
8 13 (43.33%) Kafka
8 13 (43.33%) Test Automation
9 12 (40.00%) Spring
9 12 (40.00%) SaaS
9 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
9 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 12 (40.00%) Private Cloud
9 12 (40.00%) Spring Boot
9 12 (40.00%) Cloud Native
9 12 (40.00%) .NET Core

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 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 2 (6.67%) nginx
2 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
3 1 (3.33%) Apache
3 1 (3.33%) Apache Spark
3 1 (3.33%) Confluence
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 2 (6.67%) Fireworks
1 2 (6.67%) Inkscape
1 2 (6.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (73.33%) AWS
1 22 (73.33%) Azure
2 16 (53.33%) IaaS
3 15 (50.00%) GitHub
4 14 (46.67%) OpenShift
5 12 (40.00%) SaaS
6 11 (36.67%) PaaS
7 6 (20.00%) GCP
8 5 (16.67%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (16.67%) DigitalOcean
8 5 (16.67%) Linode
9 4 (13.33%) AWS Lambda
9 4 (13.33%) Serverless
10 3 (10.00%) Amazon Kinesis
11 2 (6.67%) Amazon ECS
11 2 (6.67%) Amazon EKS
11 2 (6.67%) Amazon S3
11 2 (6.67%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (6.67%) Internet
3 2 (6.67%) SSH
4 1 (3.33%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (53.33%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 13 (43.33%) Relational Database
4 12 (40.00%) MongoDB
5 11 (36.67%) NoSQL
5 11 (36.67%) Redis
6 3 (10.00%) MySQL
7 2 (6.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (6.67%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (6.67%) Couchbase
7 2 (6.67%) Neo4j
7 2 (6.67%) SQLite
8 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (3.33%) DB2
8 1 (3.33%) MariaDB
8 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (3.33%) RDBMS
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (43.33%) Jenkins
2 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (3.33%) Bitbucket
3 1 (3.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (3.33%) Moq
3 1 (3.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (3.33%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.33%) Travis CI
General
1 13 (43.33%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Games
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
4 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
2 11 (36.67%) DevOps Architect
3 10 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Developer
5 5 (16.67%) Site Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) AWS Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (6.67%) Lead Architect
8 1 (3.33%) AWS Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Lead DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) Lead DevOps Engineer
8 1 (3.33%) Python Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior Full Stack Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Senior PHP Developer
8 1 (3.33%) Telephony Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (60.00%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) REST
3 13 (43.33%) Kafka
4 12 (40.00%) .NET Core
4 12 (40.00%) Spring
4 12 (40.00%) Spring Boot
5 11 (36.67%) .NET Framework
6 9 (30.00%) Memcached
7 7 (23.33%) RabbitMQ
8 6 (20.00%) Node.js
9 5 (16.67%) boto
9 5 (16.67%) React
10 4 (13.33%) WebSockets
11 3 (10.00%) CSS
11 3 (10.00%) HTML
12 2 (6.67%) jQuery
12 2 (6.67%) Lambda Expressions
12 2 (6.67%) RESTful
12 2 (6.67%) Vue.js
12 2 (6.67%) XHR
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Cloud Native
1 12 (40.00%) Private Cloud
2 5 (16.67%) Virtual Team
3 4 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (6.67%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
6 1 (3.33%) Media Streaming
6 1 (3.33%) Music Streaming
6 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (30.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) Unix
3 1 (3.33%) CentOS
3 1 (3.33%) Debian
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (63.33%) DevOps
2 18 (60.00%) Microservices
3 13 (43.33%) Test Automation
4 11 (36.67%) Decision-Making
5 6 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (20.00%) SOLID
6 5 (16.67%) Observability
6 5 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) OOP
7 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
7 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Fintech
8 3 (10.00%) Migration
8 3 (10.00%) TDD
8 3 (10.00%) Workflow
9 2 (6.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 2 (6.67%) Micro Frontends
9 2 (6.67%) Non-Blocking Code
9 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 17 (56.67%) Java
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 8 (26.67%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) Python
4 7 (23.33%) C#
5 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 3 (10.00%) Go
6 3 (10.00%) PHP
6 3 (10.00%) PHP 5
6 3 (10.00%) PHP 7
6 3 (10.00%) TypeScript
7 2 (6.67%) C++
8 1 (3.33%) ANSI SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) Xen
3 4 (13.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (63.33%) Ansible
2 18 (60.00%) Terraform
3 6 (20.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (16.67%) Puppet
4 5 (16.67%) Salt
5 1 (3.33%) Grafana
5 1 (3.33%) Graylog
5 1 (3.33%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Oracle
2 12 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (16.67%) Google
4 5 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (3.33%) Atlassian
5 1 (3.33%) IBM
5 1 (3.33%) Solace