Period
to 18 October 2017

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 6 months to 18 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK
6 months to
18 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1107 1103 1103
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 -85
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 56 114 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.032% 0.059% 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.32% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 43 94 152
UK median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -20.83% -
10th Percentile £33,900 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £70,250 £69,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -12.50%

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

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 31190 35248 41483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.86% 18.39% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25110 29792 34549
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 6 months to 18 October 2017.

Salary histogram for MQSeries in the UK

MQSeries
Top 13 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 6 months to 18 October 2017. 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 +26 54 £60,000 +26.32% 10
London -53 24 £58,750 +27.03% 8
UK excluding London +56 23 £57,500 +4.55% 2
North of England +21 9 £60,000 +9.09%
Midlands +38 5 £34,000 -35.24%
East of England +19 5 - - 1
North East +17 5 £65,000 +18.18%
East Midlands +55 4 £34,000 -
South East +55 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Scotland -13 2 - -
North West - 2 £60,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands +23 1 - -

For the 6 months to 18 October 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 34 (60.71%) Java
1 34 (60.71%) Oracle
1 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 28 (50.00%) WebSphere
3 25 (44.64%) SQL
4 23 (41.07%) IBM
5 22 (39.29%) Unix
5 22 (39.29%) Linux
6 20 (35.71%) Web Services
7 18 (32.14%) Windows
7 18 (32.14%) JMS
8 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
8 17 (30.36%) Banking
8 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (28.57%) HTML
9 16 (28.57%) XML
9 16 (28.57%) JSP
9 16 (28.57%) Solaris
9 16 (28.57%) Middleware
10 15 (26.79%) AIX
11 14 (25.00%) Apache
11 14 (25.00%) EJB
11 14 (25.00%) Sun
12 13 (23.21%) CSS
12 13 (23.21%) UML
12 13 (23.21%) Java SE
12 13 (23.21%) Java EE
13 12 (21.43%) RAD
13 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
13 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP

MQSeries
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 28 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 14 (25.00%) Apache
3 12 (21.43%) WebLogic
4 11 (19.64%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (16.07%) JBoss
5 9 (16.07%) OpenStack
5 9 (16.07%) SharePoint
5 9 (16.07%) Tomcat
6 6 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (8.93%) iPlanet
7 5 (8.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 5 (8.93%) WebLogic Portal
8 4 (7.14%) GlassFish
9 3 (5.36%) CMS
10 2 (3.57%) Oracle Application Server
11 1 (1.79%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 1 (1.79%) CICS
Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 4 (7.14%) Actimize
3 2 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (1.79%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.14%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (7.14%) IaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.64%) SAN
3 10 (17.86%) Firewall
4 9 (16.07%) LDAP
5 8 (14.29%) Internet
6 6 (10.71%) DNS
7 5 (8.93%) NAS
7 5 (8.93%) VPN
8 4 (7.14%) Intranet
8 4 (7.14%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (5.36%) SSL
10 2 (3.57%) FCoE
10 2 (3.57%) HTTP
10 2 (3.57%) iSCSI
10 2 (3.57%) SSH
10 2 (3.57%) VLAN
10 2 (3.57%) WAN
11 1 (1.79%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.93%) DB2
4 4 (7.14%) MySQL
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.79%) Adabas
6 1 (1.79%) Jackrabbit
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
2 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.36%) JUnit
2 3 (5.36%) Mockito
2 3 (5.36%) Selenium
2 3 (5.36%) Subversion
3 1 (1.79%) Ant
3 1 (1.79%) Log4j
3 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 34 (60.71%) Finance
2 17 (30.36%) Banking
3 9 (16.07%) Legal
4 5 (8.93%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.57%) Back Office
5 2 (3.57%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.79%) Electronics
6 1 (1.79%) French Language
6 1 (1.79%) Games
6 1 (1.79%) German Language
6 1 (1.79%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.79%) Marketing
6 1 (1.79%) Retail
6 1 (1.79%) Spanish Language
6 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (46.43%) Developer
2 12 (21.43%) Java Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Lead Developer
3 9 (16.07%) Lead Java Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 8 (14.29%) Architect
5 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
6 6 (10.71%) Applications Support Analyst
6 6 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
7 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.93%) Consultant
7 5 (8.93%) Lead Architect
8 4 (7.14%) Compliance Analyst
8 4 (7.14%) SQL Developer
8 4 (7.14%) SSIS Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Automation Test Analyst
9 3 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
9 3 (5.36%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) Web Services
2 18 (32.14%) JMS
3 16 (28.57%) HTML
3 16 (28.57%) JSP
3 16 (28.57%) Middleware
3 16 (28.57%) XML
4 14 (25.00%) EJB
5 13 (23.21%) CSS
5 13 (23.21%) Java EE
5 13 (23.21%) Java SE
6 12 (21.43%) Servlets
6 12 (21.43%) WebSphere MQ
7 11 (19.64%) Hibernate
7 11 (19.64%) REST
7 11 (19.64%) SOAP
7 11 (19.64%) Spring
8 10 (17.86%) J2EE
8 10 (17.86%) Struts
9 9 (16.07%) .NET
9 9 (16.07%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.36%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.50%) SWIFT
3 6 (10.71%) Clustering
4 4 (7.14%) Fedwire
4 4 (7.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (7.14%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (7.14%) Replication
5 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (5.36%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.57%) Derivative
6 2 (3.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
6 2 (3.57%) PKI
6 2 (3.57%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.79%) DataPower
7 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (39.29%) Linux
1 22 (39.29%) Unix
2 18 (32.14%) Windows
3 16 (28.57%) Solaris
4 15 (26.79%) AIX
5 8 (14.29%) HPUX
6 6 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (8.93%) SUSE
8 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
9 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) UML
2 12 (21.43%) E-Commerce
2 12 (21.43%) RAD
3 10 (17.86%) IT Strategy
3 10 (17.86%) SOA
4 9 (16.07%) Analytical Thinking
4 9 (16.07%) Multithreaded Programming
4 9 (16.07%) Multithreading
4 9 (16.07%) OOA/OOD
5 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (12.50%) EAI
7 5 (8.93%) High Availability
7 5 (8.93%) Load Balancing
7 5 (8.93%) Microservices
7 5 (8.93%) Migration
7 5 (8.93%) Time Management
8 4 (7.14%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 4 (7.14%) Client Onboarding
8 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 34 (60.71%) Java
2 25 (44.64%) SQL
3 8 (14.29%) Bash Shell
3 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 8 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 8 (14.29%) Shell Script
4 7 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) AWK
6 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 3 (5.36%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.57%) C-shell
7 2 (3.57%) Korn
7 2 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) COBOL
8 1 (1.79%) JCL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.07%) OCMJD
1 9 (16.07%) OCPJP
1 9 (16.07%) OCPJWCD
1 9 (16.07%) Oracle Certification
1 9 (16.07%) Sun Certification
2 8 (14.29%) Degree
3 4 (7.14%) AWS Certification
3 4 (7.14%) Master's Degree
4 3 (5.36%) ISTQB
4 3 (5.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SEPA
2 1 (1.79%) HL7
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (12.50%) KVM
1 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.93%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.93%) Oracle RAC
2 5 (8.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
3 2 (3.57%) Samba
3 2 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (8.93%) OpenView
2 4 (7.14%) Control-M
2 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (7.14%) Puppet
3 2 (3.57%) Ansible
3 2 (3.57%) PowerBroker
4 1 (1.79%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Oracle
2 23 (41.07%) IBM
3 14 (25.00%) Sun
4 11 (19.64%) Red Hat
5 8 (14.29%) VMware
6 5 (8.93%) Cisco
6 5 (8.93%) Cognos
6 5 (8.93%) F5
6 5 (8.93%) HP
6 5 (8.93%) Microsoft
6 5 (8.93%) Opsware
6 5 (8.93%) PlateSpin
6 5 (8.93%) Veritas
7 3 (5.36%) Borland
8 2 (3.57%) Axway
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) EMC
8 2 (3.57%) IBM Sterling
8 2 (3.57%) Splunk
8 2 (3.57%) Sybase