Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for MSMQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MSMQ over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 826 860 979
Rank change year-on-year +34 +119 -195
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 358 337 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.19% 0.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.50% 0.49% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 335 328 202
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

MSMQ is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,959 69,222 79,283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.65% 39.36% 38.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59,575 59,830 68,028
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MSMQ in the UK

MSMQ
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MSMQ in the UK

MSMQ
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MSMQ over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for MSMQ in the UK

MSMQ
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MSMQ within the UK over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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 +13 351 £52,500 -4.55% 50
UK excluding London +41 229 £45,000 -5.26% 22
London -39 129 £67,500 +12.50% 28
North of England +43 93 £60,000 +140.00% 6
North West +35 78 £62,500 +150.00% 6
South East -22 56 £50,000 - 7
East of England +44 54 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Yorkshire +20 15 £42,500 -
South West +5 13 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Midlands +9 6 £38,500 -14.44% 3
West Midlands -6 6 £38,500 +10.00% 2
Wales - 6 £22,500 -
Scotland - 1 £41,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing MSMQ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for MSMQ.

1 288 (80.45%) .NET
2 273 (76.26%) C#
3 259 (72.35%) SQL Server
4 247 (68.99%) ASP.NET Web API
5 235 (65.64%) Agile Software Development
6 229 (63.97%) ASP.NET
7 216 (60.34%) RESTful
8 214 (59.78%) AngularJS
9 210 (58.66%) Microsoft Azure
10 205 (57.26%) RabbitMQ
11 201 (56.15%) TDD
12 200 (55.87%) MVC
13 186 (51.96%) TeamCity
14 182 (50.84%) ASP.NET MVC
15 173 (48.32%) MongoDB
16 172 (48.04%) WPF
16 172 (48.04%) Kanban
16 172 (48.04%) Elasticsearch
17 170 (47.49%) KnockoutJS
17 170 (47.49%) Multithreading
18 168 (46.93%) Ruby
19 167 (46.65%) Dependency Injection
19 167 (46.65%) F#
20 165 (46.09%) Web Application Development
20 165 (46.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 165 (46.09%) Kibana
21 138 (38.55%) Microsoft
22 136 (37.99%) SQL
23 134 (37.43%) Node.js
24 128 (35.75%) OO

MSMQ
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
1 172 (48.04%) Elasticsearch
2 47 (13.13%) IIS
3 42 (11.73%) NServiceBus
4 40 (11.17%) WebSphere
5 14 (3.91%) Confluence
6 11 (3.07%) Apache
7 7 (1.96%) Tomcat
8 6 (1.68%) Apache Spark
8 6 (1.68%) JBoss
8 6 (1.68%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 19 (5.31%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 210 (58.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 87 (24.30%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (5.03%) npm
3 18 (5.03%) Yarn
4 11 (3.07%) GitHub
5 8 (2.23%) Google Cloud Platform
6 7 (1.96%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 3 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.56%) PaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Serverless
9 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.23%) HTTP
1 8 (2.23%) SSL
2 7 (1.96%) Firewall
3 3 (0.84%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.28%) Internet
4 1 (0.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 259 (72.35%) SQL Server
2 173 (48.32%) MongoDB
3 97 (27.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 69 (19.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 18 (5.03%) MySQL
6 17 (4.75%) NoSQL
7 14 (3.91%) Relational Database
8 12 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (3.07%) Redis
10 9 (2.51%) Big Data
11 8 (2.23%) Hadoop
11 8 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 6 (1.68%) DB2
12 6 (1.68%) MariaDB
13 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
14 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 186 (51.96%) TeamCity
2 30 (8.38%) MSBuild
2 30 (8.38%) Selenium
3 25 (6.98%) HP UFT
3 25 (6.98%) SoapUI
4 23 (6.42%) Git (software)
5 21 (5.87%) NUnit
5 21 (5.87%) Octopus Deploy
6 20 (5.59%) JIRA
7 19 (5.31%) Log4Net
8 18 (5.03%) Babel
8 18 (5.03%) webpack
9 16 (4.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (4.19%) SpecFlow
11 13 (3.63%) Jenkins
12 10 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.79%) Hudson
13 9 (2.51%) Moq
13 9 (2.51%) MSTest
13 9 (2.51%) Visual Studio
General
1 101 (28.21%) Finance
2 62 (17.32%) Banking
3 59 (16.48%) Games
4 24 (6.70%) Telecoms
5 23 (6.42%) Electronics
5 23 (6.42%) Manufacturing
5 23 (6.42%) Marketing
5 23 (6.42%) Private Banking
6 4 (1.12%) Front Office
6 4 (1.12%) Investment Banking
7 3 (0.84%) Back Office
7 3 (0.84%) Publishing
8 2 (0.56%) Retail
9 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 250 (69.83%) Developer
2 218 (60.89%) .NET Developer
3 109 (30.45%) Messaging Developer
4 67 (18.72%) Junior
5 60 (16.76%) Junior Developer
6 57 (15.92%) Graduate
6 57 (15.92%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 57 (15.92%) Graduate Developer
6 57 (15.92%) Junior .NET Developer
7 44 (12.29%) C# Developer
8 35 (9.78%) C# .NET Developer
9 32 (8.94%) Senior Developer
10 30 (8.38%) ASP.NET Developer
11 28 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 25 (6.98%) Analyst
12 25 (6.98%) Automation Test Analyst
12 25 (6.98%) Banking Analyst
12 25 (6.98%) Financial Analyst
12 25 (6.98%) QA Analyst
12 25 (6.98%) QA Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (80.45%) .NET
2 247 (68.99%) ASP.NET Web API
3 229 (63.97%) ASP.NET
4 216 (60.34%) RESTful
5 214 (59.78%) AngularJS
6 205 (57.26%) RabbitMQ
7 182 (50.84%) ASP.NET MVC
8 172 (48.04%) WPF
9 170 (47.49%) KnockoutJS
10 165 (46.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 134 (37.43%) Node.js
12 114 (31.84%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 113 (31.56%) .NET Framework
14 93 (25.98%) WCF
15 86 (24.02%) Entity Framework
16 61 (17.04%) CSS
17 59 (16.48%) WebSphere MQ
18 55 (15.36%) XML
19 51 (14.25%) REST
20 43 (12.01%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.92%) Computer Science
2 25 (6.98%) Fintech
3 22 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.35%) User Experience
6 9 (2.51%) Social Media
7 8 (2.23%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.12%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.12%) Derivative
9 4 (1.12%) Equities
9 4 (1.12%) Fixed Income
9 4 (1.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.28%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.28%) TWAP
10 1 (0.28%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.64%) Windows
2 35 (9.78%) Unix
3 33 (9.22%) Windows Server
4 27 (7.54%) Linux
5 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (65.64%) Agile Software Development
2 201 (56.15%) TDD
3 200 (55.87%) MVC
4 172 (48.04%) Kanban
5 170 (47.49%) Multithreading
6 167 (46.65%) Dependency Injection
7 165 (46.09%) Web Application Development
8 128 (35.75%) OO
9 73 (20.39%) BDD
10 56 (15.64%) Web Development
11 54 (15.08%) Scrum
12 46 (12.85%) SOA
13 38 (10.61%) SOLID
14 36 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
15 33 (9.22%) Test Automation
16 31 (8.66%) DevOps
17 30 (8.38%) Software Engineering
18 26 (7.26%) ITIL
18 26 (7.26%) Microservices
19 25 (6.98%) API Integration
Programming Languages
1 273 (76.26%) C#
2 168 (46.93%) Ruby
3 167 (46.65%) F#
4 136 (37.99%) SQL
5 73 (20.39%) JavaScript
6 25 (6.98%) Java
7 24 (6.70%) T-SQL
8 21 (5.87%) VB.NET
9 20 (5.59%) PowerShell
10 19 (5.31%) Python
11 18 (5.03%) ES6
12 15 (4.19%) TypeScript
13 11 (3.07%) Shell Script
14 9 (2.51%) C++
15 8 (2.23%) Go
15 8 (2.23%) VB
16 4 (1.12%) MATLAB
16 4 (1.12%) R
17 3 (0.84%) Objective-C
17 3 (0.84%) PHP
Qualifications
1 23 (6.42%) CISM
1 23 (6.42%) CISSP
1 23 (6.42%) CRISC
1 23 (6.42%) SANS
2 16 (4.47%) Degree
3 6 (1.68%) OCP
3 6 (1.68%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.12%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.84%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.84%) MCP
5 3 (0.84%) MCSD
5 3 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.38%) QA
2 23 (6.42%) COBIT
2 23 (6.42%) GDPR
3 3 (0.84%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (5.03%) Docker
2 8 (2.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 165 (46.09%) Kibana
2 114 (31.84%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 114 (31.84%) WSUS
3 31 (8.66%) Ansible
4 23 (6.42%) Puppet
5 21 (5.87%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (3.07%) Kubernetes
7 10 (2.79%) Nagios
8 8 (2.23%) Mesos
9 6 (1.68%) Terraform
10 5 (1.40%) Marathon
10 5 (1.40%) rkt
11 4 (1.12%) Grafana
Vendors
1 138 (38.55%) Microsoft
2 63 (17.60%) Google
3 23 (6.42%) SAP
4 11 (3.07%) Oracle
4 11 (3.07%) Splunk
5 6 (1.68%) IBM
6 4 (1.12%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.28%) Apple
7 1 (0.28%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.28%) Facebook
7 1 (0.28%) Xamarin