Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1144 1119 1084
Rank change year-on-year -25 -35 -15
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 43 121 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.061% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.33% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33 85 187
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -13.04% -8.00%
10th Percentile £43,000 £39,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £78,900 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% -12.50%

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 31641 36649 42043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 17.97% 18.60% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 25466 31174 34793
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,268 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +3.90%

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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for MQSeries in the UK

MQSeries
Top 12 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 22 August 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 +3 40 £60,000 +20.00% 7
London -19 27 £57,500 +21.05% 5
UK excluding London +18 13 £60,000 +11.11% 2
East of England 0 4 - -
Scotland -2 3 - -
North of England -14 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1
North West - 2 £60,000 - 1
South East +67 1 £70,000 +27.27%
Midlands +29 1 £40,000 -21.57% 1
South West -3 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 27 (62.79%) SQL
2 26 (60.47%) IBM
2 26 (60.47%) Finance
3 22 (51.16%) Java
4 21 (48.84%) Unix
4 21 (48.84%) WebSphere
5 17 (39.53%) Oracle
6 16 (37.21%) Linux
7 14 (32.56%) XML
7 14 (32.56%) Banking
8 13 (30.23%) WebSphere MQ
9 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
9 12 (27.91%) Middleware
9 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
9 12 (27.91%) HTML
10 11 (25.58%) Web Services
10 11 (25.58%) Windows
10 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
11 10 (23.26%) JMS
11 10 (23.26%) CSS
12 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
12 9 (20.93%) .NET
12 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
13 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
13 8 (18.60%) XSLT
13 8 (18.60%) Apache
14 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
14 7 (16.28%) EJB
14 7 (16.28%) JSP
14 7 (16.28%) Internet

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 21 (48.84%) WebSphere
2 9 (20.93%) WebLogic
3 8 (18.60%) Apache
3 8 (18.60%) SharePoint
4 6 (13.95%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (9.30%) GlassFish
5 4 (9.30%) JBoss
5 4 (9.30%) OpenStack
6 3 (6.98%) CICS
6 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
6 3 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.65%) CMS
7 2 (4.65%) SAS
8 1 (2.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Markit EDM
2 2 (4.65%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.30%) AWS CloudFormation
2 4 (9.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Internet
1 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.95%) Intranet
3 5 (11.63%) SAN
4 4 (9.30%) DNS
4 4 (9.30%) Firewall
4 4 (9.30%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (9.30%) SSH
4 4 (9.30%) SSL
4 4 (9.30%) VPN
5 3 (6.98%) LDAP
6 2 (4.65%) FTP
6 2 (4.65%) Kerberos
7 1 (2.33%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) DB2
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.98%) MySQL
4 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
4 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.33%) Adabas
5 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.65%) JUnit
3 2 (4.65%) Mockito
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) NetBeans
General
1 26 (60.47%) Finance
2 14 (32.56%) Banking
3 3 (6.98%) Legal
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
4 2 (4.65%) Back Office
4 2 (4.65%) Investment Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Developer
2 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
2 6 (13.95%) Applications Support
2 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Developer
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Developer
2 6 (13.95%) SSIS Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Applications Support Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Lead Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Middleware Developer
3 5 (11.63%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.98%) Java Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Lead Developer
4 3 (6.98%) Lead Java Developer
5 2 (4.65%) Banking Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Compliance Analyst
5 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
5 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) XML
2 13 (30.23%) WebSphere MQ
3 12 (27.91%) HTML
3 12 (27.91%) Middleware
4 11 (25.58%) Web Services
5 10 (23.26%) CSS
5 10 (23.26%) JMS
6 9 (20.93%) .NET
7 8 (18.60%) XSLT
8 7 (16.28%) Apache Camel
8 7 (16.28%) EJB
8 7 (16.28%) Java EE
8 7 (16.28%) Java SE
8 7 (16.28%) JSP
9 6 (13.95%) ActiveMQ
9 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
9 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (11.63%) Hibernate
10 5 (11.63%) SOAP
10 5 (11.63%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (9.30%) Linux Command Line
2 4 (9.30%) Mainframe
2 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
2 4 (9.30%) PKI
2 4 (9.30%) Replication
2 4 (9.30%) SWIFT
3 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) AS400
4 2 (4.65%) Derivative
4 2 (4.65%) Fedwire
4 2 (4.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (4.65%) iSeries
4 2 (4.65%) Virtual Team
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.33%) DataPower
5 1 (2.33%) NHS
5 1 (2.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 21 (48.84%) Unix
2 16 (37.21%) Linux
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 6 (13.95%) AIX
4 6 (13.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (13.95%) Solaris
5 3 (6.98%) Windows Server
6 2 (4.65%) HPUX
6 2 (4.65%) zOS
7 1 (2.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Change Control
2 6 (13.95%) Client Onboarding
2 6 (13.95%) Migration
2 6 (13.95%) SOA
2 6 (13.95%) Software Engineering
3 5 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (11.63%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (11.63%) Defect Tracking
3 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
3 5 (11.63%) RAD
4 4 (9.30%) Change Management
4 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (9.30%) IT Strategy
4 4 (9.30%) SDLC
5 3 (6.98%) EAI
5 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 3 (6.98%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (6.98%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (6.98%) UML
5 3 (6.98%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) SQL
2 22 (51.16%) Java
3 12 (27.91%) Shell Script
4 11 (25.58%) PowerShell
5 9 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 6 (13.95%) C#
7 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
8 4 (9.30%) AWK
8 4 (9.30%) Python
9 3 (6.98%) Assembly Language
9 3 (6.98%) JCL
9 3 (6.98%) PHP
10 2 (4.65%) C++
10 2 (4.65%) CLIST
10 2 (4.65%) Perl
10 2 (4.65%) REXX
10 2 (4.65%) RPG
11 1 (2.33%) COBOL
11 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) AWS Certification
2 4 (9.30%) Master's Degree
3 3 (6.98%) OCMJD
3 3 (6.98%) OCPJP
3 3 (6.98%) OCPJWCD
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (6.98%) Sun Certification
4 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) HL7
1 2 (4.65%) QA
1 2 (4.65%) SEPA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (4.65%) KVM
1 2 (4.65%) RACF
1 2 (4.65%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.33%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (13.95%) Control-M
2 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (9.30%) Puppet
3 2 (4.65%) Ansible
3 2 (4.65%) PowerBroker
3 2 (4.65%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (4.65%) zSecure
Vendors
1 26 (60.47%) IBM
2 17 (39.53%) Oracle
3 6 (13.95%) Red Hat
4 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.30%) Sybase
5 3 (6.98%) Sun
5 3 (6.98%) VMware
6 2 (4.65%) CA
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
6 2 (4.65%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (4.65%) MicroStrategy
6 2 (4.65%) Splunk
7 1 (2.33%) Dell
7 1 (2.33%) EMC
7 1 (2.33%) Symantec
7 1 (2.33%) TIBCO