The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
UK
Rank 812 859 855
Rank change year-on-year +47 -4  
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 45 89 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.086% 0.098%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.30% 0.46% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 37 41 71
Median salary £55,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £52,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% -13.33%  

MQSeries is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 15035 19448 20799
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.70% 18.89% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 12488 16356 17253
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MQSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in the UK

MQSeries
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries.

Salary trend for MQSeries in the UK

MQSeries
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MQSeries over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MQSeries in the UK

MQSeries
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the UK over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +67 38 £55,000 -12.00% 1
London +65 32 £55,000 -13.72% 1
Scotland +12 7 £52,500 -16.00% 1
South East +62 4 £67,750 -
Edinburgh +2 4 £52,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £67,750 -
Glasgow +14 3 £50,500 -19.20% 1
South West +4 2 - -
Maidenhead - 2 £65,500 -
Bristol - 2 - -

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 52 (54.17%) SQL
2 47 (48.96%) WebSphere
3 45 (46.88%) IBM
4 40 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 38 (39.58%) Banking
6 37 (38.54%) Finance
6 37 (38.54%) Linux
7 33 (34.38%) SQL Server
8 32 (33.33%) C#
8 32 (33.33%) Java
8 32 (33.33%) Web Services
9 31 (32.29%) .NET
9 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (30.21%) QA
10 29 (30.21%) Oracle
11 28 (29.17%) SDLC
12 26 (27.08%) ASP.NET
12 26 (27.08%) Unix
13 25 (26.04%) SOAP
13 25 (26.04%) TDD
14 24 (25.00%) Software Engineering
14 24 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
14 24 (25.00%) REST
15 23 (23.96%) MySQL
16 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
16 22 (22.92%) Python
16 22 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 22 (22.92%) PowerShell
17 21 (21.88%) SharePoint
17 21 (21.88%) HTML

MQSeries
Top Related 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 47 (48.96%) WebSphere
2 21 (21.88%) SharePoint
3 13 (13.54%) WebLogic
4 12 (12.50%) Apache
5 11 (11.46%) Apache Spark
5 11 (11.46%) Tomcat
6 10 (10.42%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (8.33%) CMS
8 5 (5.21%) IIS
8 5 (5.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (5.21%) SAS
9 4 (4.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (3.13%) CICS
10 3 (3.13%) JBoss
11 1 (1.04%) Tuxedo
11 1 (1.04%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Magento
2 4 (4.17%) Salerio
Cloud Services
1 14 (14.58%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (11.46%) AWS Lambda
2 11 (11.46%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.13%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.75%) Intranet
2 16 (16.67%) Internet
3 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 3 (3.13%) LDAP
5 2 (2.08%) FTP
5 2 (2.08%) Kerberos
5 2 (2.08%) SSH
5 2 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (1.04%) HTTP
6 1 (1.04%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.04%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (34.38%) SQL Server
2 23 (23.96%) MySQL
3 22 (22.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (15.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (12.50%) Big Data
5 12 (12.50%) NoSQL
6 11 (11.46%) Apache Hive
6 11 (11.46%) Hadoop
6 11 (11.46%) HBase
6 11 (11.46%) MongoDB
6 11 (11.46%) Neo4j
7 10 (10.42%) DB2
8 4 (4.17%) Jackrabbit
8 4 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.08%) Data Mining
9 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
10 1 (1.04%) Adabas
10 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 15 (15.63%) Maven
3 10 (10.42%) Eclipse
4 9 (9.38%) JUnit
4 9 (9.38%) Mockito
5 8 (8.33%) Subversion
5 8 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.25%) NUnit
7 5 (5.21%) NSubstitute
7 5 (5.21%) Rhino Mocks
7 5 (5.21%) Selenium
8 4 (4.17%) JIRA
8 4 (4.17%) Log4j
8 4 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
9 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (2.08%) Hudson
9 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
9 2 (2.08%) MSBuild
9 2 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
General
1 38 (39.58%) Banking
2 37 (38.54%) Finance
3 11 (11.46%) Games
3 11 (11.46%) Retail
4 9 (9.38%) Investment Banking
5 7 (7.29%) Back Office
6 6 (6.25%) Front Office
7 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.04%) Advertising
8 1 (1.04%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (1.04%) Marketing
8 1 (1.04%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 52 (54.17%) Developer
2 20 (20.83%) .NET Developer
3 18 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
3 18 (18.75%) SQL Developer
4 16 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 16 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Apache Spark Developer
5 11 (11.46%) AWS Developer
5 11 (11.46%) E-Commerce Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Hadoop Developer
5 11 (11.46%) Java Hadoop Developer
5 11 (11.46%) NoSQL Developer
6 10 (10.42%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 10 (10.42%) WebSphere Developer
7 9 (9.38%) QA Manager
7 9 (9.38%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (8.33%) Games Developer
8 8 (8.33%) Java Games Developer
9 7 (7.29%) Technical Leader
10 6 (6.25%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (41.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 32 (33.33%) Web Services
3 31 (32.29%) .NET
4 26 (27.08%) ASP.NET
5 25 (26.04%) SOAP
6 24 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (25.00%) REST
7 21 (21.88%) HTML
8 20 (20.83%) CSS
9 19 (19.79%) ActiveMQ
9 19 (19.79%) RabbitMQ
9 19 (19.79%) XML
10 17 (17.71%) Middleware
11 16 (16.67%) Kafka
12 15 (15.63%) JMS
12 15 (15.63%) XSLT
13 12 (12.50%) CSS3
13 12 (12.50%) HTML5
14 10 (10.42%) Spring
15 8 (8.33%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 8 (8.33%) SWIFT
3 7 (7.29%) Mainframe
4 6 (6.25%) Social Media
5 5 (5.21%) iPad
5 5 (5.21%) NHS
6 4 (4.17%) Hedge funds
7 3 (3.13%) AS400
7 3 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.13%) iSeries
8 2 (2.08%) Online Games
8 2 (2.08%) PKI
9 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.04%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 37 (38.54%) Linux
2 26 (27.08%) Unix
3 19 (19.79%) Windows
4 13 (13.54%) Windows Server
5 9 (9.38%) Solaris
6 8 (8.33%) HPUX
7 6 (6.25%) zOS
8 5 (5.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.13%) CentOS
10 1 (1.04%) AIX
10 1 (1.04%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (32.29%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (29.17%) SDLC
3 25 (26.04%) TDD
4 24 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 20 (20.83%) Scrum
6 19 (19.79%) E-Commerce
7 18 (18.75%) Client Onboarding
8 16 (16.67%) Kanban
9 15 (15.63%) Mentoring
10 14 (14.58%) Microservices
11 13 (13.54%) Portfolio Management
12 10 (10.42%) EAI
12 10 (10.42%) SOA
13 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2
13 9 (9.38%) Project Management
13 9 (9.38%) QMS
13 9 (9.38%) Quality Management
14 8 (8.33%) ETL
14 8 (8.33%) RAD
14 8 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (54.17%) SQL
2 32 (33.33%) C#
2 32 (33.33%) Java
3 22 (22.92%) JavaScript
3 22 (22.92%) PowerShell
3 22 (22.92%) Python
4 11 (11.46%) Perl
5 9 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 8 (8.33%) C++
7 6 (6.25%) Assembly Language
7 6 (6.25%) JCL
7 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 5 (5.21%) CLIST
8 5 (5.21%) REXX
9 4 (4.17%) PHP
10 3 (3.13%) Tcl
11 2 (2.08%) RPG
11 2 (2.08%) VBA
12 1 (1.04%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (30.21%) QA
2 9 (9.38%) HL7
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.21%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 5 (5.21%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (2.08%) RACF
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 18 (18.75%) Control-M
2 9 (9.38%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (4.17%) Nagios
4 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.08%) Puppet
4 2 (2.08%) zSecure
Vendors
1 45 (46.88%) IBM
2 29 (30.21%) Oracle
3 11 (11.46%) Google
3 11 (11.46%) Sybase
4 10 (10.42%) VMware
5 6 (6.25%) Facebook
5 6 (6.25%) Microsoft
6 5 (5.21%) ATG
6 5 (5.21%) Blue Martini
6 5 (5.21%) CA
6 5 (5.21%) Red Hat
7 4 (4.17%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.17%) Snow
7 4 (4.17%) Talend
8 3 (3.13%) Actimize
9 2 (2.08%) Citrix
9 2 (2.08%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (1.04%) Dell
10 1 (1.04%) EMC
10 1 (1.04%) TIBCO
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