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

IBM MQSeries
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 889 842
Rank change year-on-year +37 -47  
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 22 58 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.025% 0.059% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.14% 0.31% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 37 117
Median salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £70,000 £72,250
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £54,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% +25.58%  

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 16049 18458 21842
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 18.07% 18.71% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 13012 15698 18091
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for MQSeries in the UK

MQSeries
Top 8 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 22 June 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 +25 22 £57,500 +9.52% 9
London +16 16 £57,500 +15.00% 8
Hertfordshire +4 4 - -
East of England +1 4 - -
Watford -10 4 - -
Cheshire - 2 £60,000 -
North West - 2 £60,000 -
City of London +10 1 £65,000 +44.44% 3

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 38 (56.72%) IBM
2 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 33 (49.25%) WebSphere
3 32 (47.76%) Finance
4 30 (44.78%) WebSphere MQ
5 29 (43.28%) Banking
6 25 (37.31%) Linux
7 24 (35.82%) Unix
8 23 (34.33%) PowerShell
9 22 (32.84%) Java
9 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
10 19 (28.36%) .NET
10 19 (28.36%) C#
10 19 (28.36%) Windows
10 19 (28.36%) Oracle
11 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
11 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (25.37%) SDLC
12 17 (25.37%) HTML
12 17 (25.37%) SharePoint
12 17 (25.37%) QA
13 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
13 16 (23.88%) CSS
14 15 (22.39%) Control-M
14 15 (22.39%) Intranet
14 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
14 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 15 (22.39%) Client Onboarding
15 14 (20.90%) Web Services

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 33 (49.25%) WebSphere
2 17 (25.37%) SharePoint
3 13 (19.40%) WebLogic
4 8 (11.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (10.45%) Apache
6 6 (8.96%) Apache Spark
6 6 (8.96%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (5.97%) GlassFish
7 4 (5.97%) JBoss
7 4 (5.97%) OpenStack
8 2 (2.99%) CICS
8 2 (2.99%) CMS
8 2 (2.99%) IIS
8 2 (2.99%) SAS
8 2 (2.99%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.49%) Tuxedo
9 1 (1.49%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Markit EDM
2 4 (5.97%) Actimize
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (11.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.96%) AWS Lambda
3 6 (8.96%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (5.97%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (5.97%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.39%) Intranet
2 12 (17.91%) Internet
3 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
4 5 (7.46%) SAN
5 4 (5.97%) DNS
5 4 (5.97%) Firewall
5 4 (5.97%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (5.97%) SSH
5 4 (5.97%) SSL
5 4 (5.97%) VPN
6 2 (2.99%) FTP
6 2 (2.99%) Kerberos
6 2 (2.99%) LDAP
7 1 (1.49%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (32.84%) SQL Server
2 15 (22.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (17.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (11.94%) MySQL
5 6 (8.96%) Apache Hive
5 6 (8.96%) Big Data
5 6 (8.96%) DB2
5 6 (8.96%) Hadoop
5 6 (8.96%) HBase
5 6 (8.96%) MongoDB
5 6 (8.96%) Neo4j
5 6 (8.96%) NoSQL
6 3 (4.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.99%) Data Mining
7 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 12 (17.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (11.94%) Git (software)
3 6 (8.96%) Maven
4 4 (5.97%) Eclipse
5 2 (2.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (2.99%) Hudson
5 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.99%) JUnit
5 2 (2.99%) Mockito
5 2 (2.99%) MSBuild
5 2 (2.99%) NSubstitute
5 2 (2.99%) NUnit
5 2 (2.99%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.99%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (2.99%) Selenium
5 2 (2.99%) Subversion
5 2 (2.99%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.49%) NetBeans
General
1 32 (47.76%) Finance
2 29 (43.28%) Banking
3 6 (8.96%) Games
4 4 (5.97%) Retail
5 3 (4.48%) Back Office
6 2 (2.99%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.99%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.49%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (50.75%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) .NET Developer
3 15 (22.39%) ASP.NET Developer
3 15 (22.39%) SQL Developer
4 13 (19.40%) SSIS Developer
5 7 (10.45%) E-Commerce Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Apache Spark Developer
6 6 (8.96%) AWS Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Games Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Hadoop Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Java Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Java E-Commerce Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Java Games Developer
6 6 (8.96%) Java Hadoop Developer
6 6 (8.96%) NoSQL Developer
6 6 (8.96%) QA Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Middleware Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
7 5 (7.46%) Technical Specialist
7 5 (7.46%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) WebSphere MQ
2 19 (28.36%) .NET
3 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
3 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET Web API
4 17 (25.37%) HTML
5 16 (23.88%) CSS
6 14 (20.90%) Web Services
6 14 (20.90%) XML
7 12 (17.91%) ActiveMQ
8 11 (16.42%) RabbitMQ
9 10 (14.93%) Middleware
9 10 (14.93%) SOAP
10 9 (13.43%) REST
11 8 (11.94%) Kafka
11 8 (11.94%) XSLT
12 7 (10.45%) Apache Camel
13 6 (8.96%) JMS
14 4 (5.97%) CSS3
14 4 (5.97%) EJB
14 4 (5.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.96%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (7.46%) SWIFT
4 4 (5.97%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.97%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (5.97%) PKI
4 4 (5.97%) Replication
5 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) AS400
5 3 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.48%) iSeries
5 3 (4.48%) Mainframe
5 3 (4.48%) NHS
6 2 (2.99%) Derivative
6 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.99%) iPad
6 2 (2.99%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.49%) Fedwire
7 1 (1.49%) Social Media
7 1 (1.49%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (37.31%) Linux
2 24 (35.82%) Unix
3 19 (28.36%) Windows
4 10 (14.93%) Windows Server
5 6 (8.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 5 (7.46%) Solaris
7 4 (5.97%) AIX
8 2 (2.99%) HPUX
8 2 (2.99%) zOS
9 1 (1.49%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) SDLC
2 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (22.39%) Client Onboarding
3 15 (22.39%) Software Engineering
4 11 (16.42%) Scrum
4 11 (16.42%) SOA
4 11 (16.42%) TDD
5 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
6 8 (11.94%) Change Control
6 8 (11.94%) Kanban
6 8 (11.94%) Migration
7 7 (10.45%) EAI
7 7 (10.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.96%) Microservices
8 6 (8.96%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
8 6 (8.96%) Project Management
8 6 (8.96%) QMS
8 6 (8.96%) Quality Management
8 6 (8.96%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 33 (49.25%) SQL
2 23 (34.33%) PowerShell
3 22 (32.84%) Java
4 19 (28.36%) C#
5 16 (23.88%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.91%) Shell Script
7 7 (10.45%) Python
8 5 (7.46%) Bash Shell
9 4 (5.97%) AWK
10 3 (4.48%) Assembly Language
10 3 (4.48%) C++
10 3 (4.48%) PHP
11 2 (2.99%) CLIST
11 2 (2.99%) JCL
11 2 (2.99%) Perl
11 2 (2.99%) REXX
11 2 (2.99%) RPG
11 2 (2.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Degree
1 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (5.97%) AWS Certification
2 4 (5.97%) Master's Degree
3 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (25.37%) QA
2 6 (8.96%) HL7
3 2 (2.99%) SLA
4 1 (1.49%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (2.99%) KVM
1 2 (2.99%) RACF
1 2 (2.99%) Time Sharing Option
1 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (22.39%) Control-M
2 6 (8.96%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (8.96%) Puppet
2 6 (8.96%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 2 (2.99%) Ansible
3 2 (2.99%) PowerBroker
3 2 (2.99%) zSecure
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) IBM
2 19 (28.36%) Oracle
3 7 (10.45%) Microsoft
3 7 (10.45%) VMware
4 6 (8.96%) Google
4 6 (8.96%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.97%) Sybase
6 2 (2.99%) CA
6 2 (2.99%) Citrix
6 2 (2.99%) IBM Sterling
6 2 (2.99%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (1.49%) Dell
7 1 (1.49%) EMC
7 1 (1.49%) Facebook
7 1 (1.49%) Symantec
7 1 (1.49%) TIBCO
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Salary: Highly Competitive Salary and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 + very generous package
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Morgan Stanley
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £45,438 - 68,158 per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago