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

IBM MQSeries
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1118 1111 1112
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1 -92
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 64 114 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.035% 0.060% 0.091%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.33% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 45 95 142
UK median annual salary £63,500 £50,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.00% -20.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £34,050 £38,750 £38,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £67,500 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £58,750
% change year-on-year - -6.38% -6.00%

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 31481 34697 40640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 17.43% 18.24% 18.84%
Number of salaries quoted 25453 29327 33816
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 £77,500 £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 22 November 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 November 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 -24 62 £63,500 +27.00% 3
London -49 30 £60,000 +26.32% 2
UK excluding London +28 22 £55,000 - 2
Midlands +37 8 £34,000 -20.00%
North of England -4 7 £65,000 +18.18%
North East +7 5 £65,000 +18.18%
East Midlands +41 4 £34,000 -20.00%
West Midlands - 4 - -
East of England +11 3 - - 1
South East +31 2 £60,000 +9.09%
Scotland -17 2 - - 1
Yorkshire - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 41 (64.06%) Java
2 35 (54.69%) Oracle
2 35 (54.69%) Finance
3 28 (43.75%) SQL
4 27 (42.19%) IBM
5 26 (40.63%) WebSphere
6 24 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
7 23 (35.94%) Middleware
7 23 (35.94%) JSP
7 23 (35.94%) XML
8 22 (34.38%) Unix
9 21 (32.81%) Solaris
10 20 (31.25%) Linux
10 20 (31.25%) E-Commerce
10 20 (31.25%) Web Services
10 20 (31.25%) HTML
11 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
11 19 (29.69%) JMS
12 18 (28.13%) UML
12 18 (28.13%) J2EE
13 17 (26.56%) Servlets
13 17 (26.56%) SOAP
13 17 (26.56%) Windows
13 17 (26.56%) AIX
13 17 (26.56%) RAD
13 17 (26.56%) Sun
13 17 (26.56%) Banking
13 17 (26.56%) REST
14 16 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
15 15 (23.44%) EJB

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 26 (40.63%) WebSphere
2 16 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 13 (20.31%) Apache
4 9 (14.06%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.81%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (7.81%) CMS
5 5 (7.81%) iPlanet
5 5 (7.81%) JBoss
5 5 (7.81%) OpenStack
5 5 (7.81%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.81%) WebLogic
5 5 (7.81%) WebLogic Portal
6 3 (4.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 3 (4.69%) Confluence
7 2 (3.13%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (1.56%) CICS
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Actimize
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 2 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.50%) LDAP
1 8 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.94%) Firewall
2 7 (10.94%) Internet
2 7 (10.94%) SAN
3 5 (7.81%) NAS
4 4 (6.25%) HTTP
5 3 (4.69%) SSL
6 2 (3.13%) DNS
6 2 (3.13%) FCoE
6 2 (3.13%) iSCSI
6 2 (3.13%) SWIFTNet
6 2 (3.13%) VLAN
6 2 (3.13%) VPN
6 2 (3.13%) WAN
7 1 (1.56%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (29.69%) SQL Server
2 12 (18.75%) Relational Database
3 9 (14.06%) DB2
4 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
5 4 (6.25%) MySQL
6 3 (4.69%) DbVisualizer
6 3 (4.69%) Jackrabbit
6 3 (4.69%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.56%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Selenium
2 5 (7.81%) Eclipse
2 5 (7.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.81%) JUnit
2 5 (7.81%) Mockito
2 5 (7.81%) Subversion
3 3 (4.69%) Ant
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
3 3 (4.69%) Log4j
3 3 (4.69%) SoapUI
3 3 (4.69%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 35 (54.69%) Finance
2 17 (26.56%) Banking
3 12 (18.75%) Legal
4 9 (14.06%) Investment Banking
5 4 (6.25%) Retail
6 2 (3.13%) Back Office
6 2 (3.13%) Electronics
6 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
6 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.13%) Marketing
6 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.56%) French Language
7 1 (1.56%) Front Office
7 1 (1.56%) Games
7 1 (1.56%) German Language
7 1 (1.56%) Italian Language
7 1 (1.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Developer
2 19 (29.69%) Java Developer
3 13 (20.31%) Analyst
4 12 (18.75%) Applications Support
4 12 (18.75%) Lead Developer
4 12 (18.75%) Lead Java Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 9 (14.06%) Support Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) .NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Compliance Analyst
6 6 (9.38%) Senior .NET Developer
6 6 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.81%) Consultant
8 4 (6.25%) Administrator
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Banking Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Manual Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Test Analyst
9 3 (4.69%) Tester
9 3 (4.69%) Unix Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) JSP
1 23 (35.94%) Middleware
1 23 (35.94%) XML
2 20 (31.25%) HTML
2 20 (31.25%) Web Services
3 19 (29.69%) JMS
4 18 (28.13%) J2EE
5 17 (26.56%) REST
5 17 (26.56%) Servlets
5 17 (26.56%) SOAP
6 15 (23.44%) EJB
6 15 (23.44%) Struts
7 14 (21.88%) Hibernate
7 14 (21.88%) Spring
8 12 (18.75%) CSS
8 12 (18.75%) CSS3
8 12 (18.75%) HTML5
8 12 (18.75%) Java EE
8 12 (18.75%) Java SE
9 9 (14.06%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.63%) SWIFT
3 9 (14.06%) Clustering
4 6 (9.38%) Fedwire
5 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (3.13%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.13%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.56%) AS400
7 1 (1.56%) DataPower
7 1 (1.56%) Fintech
7 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.56%) iSeries
7 1 (1.56%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.56%) PKI
7 1 (1.56%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (34.38%) Unix
2 21 (32.81%) Solaris
3 20 (31.25%) Linux
4 17 (26.56%) AIX
4 17 (26.56%) Windows
5 10 (15.63%) HPUX
6 5 (7.81%) SUSE
7 4 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.25%) E-Commerce
2 18 (28.13%) UML
3 17 (26.56%) RAD
4 13 (20.31%) IT Strategy
5 12 (18.75%) Analytical Thinking
5 12 (18.75%) Multithreaded Programming
5 12 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 12 (18.75%) OOA/OOD
6 11 (17.19%) EAI
7 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.63%) Microservices
7 10 (15.63%) SOA
8 6 (9.38%) Anti-Money Laundering
8 6 (9.38%) DNA
8 6 (9.38%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (9.38%) MVC
8 6 (9.38%) OO
8 6 (9.38%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.81%) Scrum
9 5 (7.81%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 41 (64.06%) Java
2 28 (43.75%) SQL
3 9 (14.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) C#
5 6 (9.38%) Bash Shell
6 5 (7.81%) Perl
7 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.13%) C-shell
8 2 (3.13%) Korn
9 1 (1.56%) C++
9 1 (1.56%) COBOL
9 1 (1.56%) JCL
9 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.56%) RPG
9 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) OCMJD
1 12 (18.75%) OCPJP
1 12 (18.75%) OCPJWCD
1 12 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
1 12 (18.75%) Sun Certification
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB
3 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) SEPA
2 3 (4.69%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) KVM
3 5 (7.81%) Hyper-V
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle RAC
3 5 (7.81%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (3.13%) Samba
4 2 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (7.81%) OpenView
2 2 (3.13%) Control-M
3 1 (1.56%) Ansible
3 1 (1.56%) PowerBroker
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) Oracle
2 27 (42.19%) IBM
3 17 (26.56%) Sun
4 9 (14.06%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.94%) VMware
6 5 (7.81%) Cisco
6 5 (7.81%) Cognos
6 5 (7.81%) F5
6 5 (7.81%) HP
6 5 (7.81%) Opsware
6 5 (7.81%) PlateSpin
6 5 (7.81%) Veritas
7 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
8 3 (4.69%) ATG
8 3 (4.69%) Atlassian
8 3 (4.69%) Blue Martini
8 3 (4.69%) Borland
8 3 (4.69%) Elastic Path
9 2 (3.13%) Axway
9 2 (3.13%) hybris