Period
to 23 November 2017

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

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 818 965 954
Rank change year-on-year +147 -11 -160
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 380 274 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.14% 0.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.53% 0.37% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 346 268 264
UK median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £27,225 £35,000
90th Percentile £79,375 £75,375 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +1.12%

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 72188 74049 82710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.07% 39.01% 38.03%
Number of salaries quoted 60025 64270 70733
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MSMQ in the UK

MSMQ
Top 14 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 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 +128 371 £57,500 +15.00% 24
UK excluding London +103 211 £50,000 +11.11% 16
London +54 169 £65,000 +13.04% 8
North of England +71 97 £60,000 +140.00% 6
North West +30 79 £62,500 +150.00% 2
East of England +32 46 £45,000 -25.00% 5
South East +9 46 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Yorkshire +45 18 £60,000 +41.18% 3
Midlands +28 12 £38,500 -14.44%
West Midlands +21 9 £35,000 -
Wales +22 6 £22,500 -53.61%
East Midlands +30 3 £42,500 -5.56%
Scotland -7 3 £41,500 -
South West -4 1 £42,500 +6.25%

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing MSMQ 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 MSMQ.

1 312 (82.11%) .NET
2 285 (75.00%) SQL Server
3 265 (69.74%) C#
4 248 (65.26%) Agile Software Development
5 219 (57.63%) Microsoft Azure
6 215 (56.58%) RabbitMQ
7 213 (56.05%) ASP.NET Web API
8 209 (55.00%) AngularJS
9 207 (54.47%) ASP.NET
10 206 (54.21%) MVC
11 200 (52.63%) TeamCity
12 198 (52.11%) RESTful
13 197 (51.84%) TDD
14 179 (47.11%) ASP.NET MVC
15 167 (43.95%) SQL
16 166 (43.68%) Elasticsearch
17 165 (43.42%) MongoDB
18 154 (40.53%) F#
19 153 (40.26%) Dependency Injection
19 153 (40.26%) Kanban
20 152 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
21 150 (39.47%) WPF
22 149 (39.21%) Multithreading
22 149 (39.21%) Ruby
23 146 (38.42%) Web Application Development
23 146 (38.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 146 (38.42%) Kibana
24 132 (34.74%) Microsoft
25 122 (32.11%) Amazon AWS
26 119 (31.32%) Finance

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
1 166 (43.68%) Elasticsearch
2 74 (19.47%) IIS
3 53 (13.95%) WebSphere
4 36 (9.47%) NServiceBus
5 23 (6.05%) Apache Spark
6 22 (5.79%) Confluence
7 13 (3.42%) Apache
8 9 (2.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 8 (2.11%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.58%) JBoss
10 6 (1.58%) OpenStack
11 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 17 (4.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 219 (57.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 122 (32.11%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (5.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 13 (3.42%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 12 (3.16%) GitHub
6 3 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.79%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
6 3 (0.79%) PaaS
7 2 (0.53%) SaaS
7 2 (0.53%) Serverless
8 1 (0.26%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.95%) SSL
2 14 (3.68%) Firewall
3 13 (3.42%) HTTP
4 4 (1.05%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.53%) Internet
5 2 (0.53%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.26%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 285 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 165 (43.42%) MongoDB
3 103 (27.11%) SQL Server 2014
4 47 (12.37%) SQL Server 2016
5 33 (8.68%) Relational Database
6 32 (8.42%) NoSQL
7 22 (5.79%) Big Data
7 22 (5.79%) Hadoop
8 21 (5.53%) MySQL
9 14 (3.68%) Redis
10 10 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
10 10 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 9 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (2.11%) MariaDB
13 6 (1.58%) DB2
13 6 (1.58%) Event Store
14 5 (1.32%) Riak
14 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 200 (52.63%) TeamCity
2 51 (13.42%) Octopus Deploy
3 38 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (8.95%) Git (software)
4 34 (8.95%) MSBuild
5 31 (8.16%) JIRA
6 26 (6.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (6.84%) Hudson
6 26 (6.84%) NUnit
7 25 (6.58%) Selenium
8 22 (5.79%) Visual Studio
9 20 (5.26%) HP UFT
9 20 (5.26%) SoapUI
10 19 (5.00%) SpecFlow
11 14 (3.68%) Jenkins
12 11 (2.89%) Moq
12 11 (2.89%) MSTest
13 8 (2.11%) Subversion
14 3 (0.79%) GitLab
14 3 (0.79%) PHPUnit
General
1 119 (31.32%) Finance
2 69 (18.16%) Banking
3 62 (16.32%) Games
4 35 (9.21%) Electronics
4 35 (9.21%) Manufacturing
4 35 (9.21%) Marketing
4 35 (9.21%) Telecoms
5 21 (5.53%) Private Banking
6 3 (0.79%) Back Office
6 3 (0.79%) Publishing
7 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Front Office
7 1 (0.26%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.26%) Retail
7 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 227 (59.74%) Developer
2 181 (47.63%) .NET Developer
3 82 (21.58%) Messaging Developer
4 72 (18.95%) Junior
5 61 (16.05%) Junior Developer
6 56 (14.74%) Graduate
6 56 (14.74%) Graduate .NET Developer
6 56 (14.74%) Graduate Developer
6 56 (14.74%) Junior .NET Developer
7 35 (9.21%) C# Developer
7 35 (9.21%) Senior Developer
8 27 (7.11%) Architect
9 26 (6.84%) Analyst
9 26 (6.84%) Banking Analyst
9 26 (6.84%) Financial Analyst
10 25 (6.58%) SQL Analyst
11 22 (5.79%) DevOps Engineer
12 21 (5.53%) Cloud Architect
13 20 (5.26%) QA Automation Analyst
13 20 (5.26%) XML Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (82.11%) .NET
2 215 (56.58%) RabbitMQ
3 213 (56.05%) ASP.NET Web API
4 209 (55.00%) AngularJS
5 207 (54.47%) ASP.NET
6 198 (52.11%) RESTful
7 179 (47.11%) ASP.NET MVC
8 152 (40.00%) KnockoutJS
9 150 (39.47%) WPF
10 146 (38.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 106 (27.89%) .NET Framework
12 97 (25.53%) Node.js
13 93 (24.47%) WCF
14 90 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 80 (21.05%) Entity Framework
16 67 (17.63%) WebSphere MQ
17 56 (14.74%) HTML
18 54 (14.21%) CSS
19 48 (12.63%) REST
20 47 (12.37%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.74%) Computer Science
2 27 (7.11%) Fintech
3 22 (5.79%) Public Cloud
4 16 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (3.16%) User Experience
6 11 (2.89%) Social Media
7 7 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.32%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.53%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.26%) Blog
10 1 (0.26%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 93 (24.47%) Windows
2 48 (12.63%) Windows Server
3 45 (11.84%) Unix
4 20 (5.26%) Linux
5 2 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 248 (65.26%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (54.21%) MVC
3 197 (51.84%) TDD
4 153 (40.26%) Dependency Injection
4 153 (40.26%) Kanban
5 149 (39.21%) Multithreading
6 146 (38.42%) Web Application Development
7 114 (30.00%) OO
8 95 (25.00%) BDD
9 69 (18.16%) DevOps
10 66 (17.37%) Scrum
11 64 (16.84%) Web Development
12 63 (16.58%) Continuous Integration
13 38 (10.00%) Programme Management
13 38 (10.00%) SOA
14 35 (9.21%) Business Intelligence
14 35 (9.21%) Digital Marketing
15 32 (8.42%) Test Automation
16 29 (7.63%) Microservices
17 28 (7.37%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 265 (69.74%) C#
2 167 (43.95%) SQL
3 154 (40.53%) F#
4 149 (39.21%) Ruby
5 75 (19.74%) JavaScript
6 51 (13.42%) PowerShell
7 40 (10.53%) Python
8 36 (9.47%) Java
9 27 (7.11%) Shell Script
10 23 (6.05%) C++
11 22 (5.79%) Go
12 19 (5.00%) TypeScript
12 19 (5.00%) VB.NET
13 18 (4.74%) T-SQL
14 12 (3.16%) VB
15 3 (0.79%) Objective-C
15 3 (0.79%) PHP
15 3 (0.79%) VB6
16 1 (0.26%) C
16 1 (0.26%) Scala
Qualifications
1 31 (8.16%) Degree
2 20 (5.26%) CISM
2 20 (5.26%) CISSP
2 20 (5.26%) CRISC
2 20 (5.26%) SANS
3 6 (1.58%) OCP
3 6 (1.58%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (1.05%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.79%) AWS Certification
5 3 (0.79%) MCP
5 3 (0.79%) MCSD
5 3 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.58%) QA
2 20 (5.26%) COBIT
2 20 (5.26%) GDPR
3 3 (0.79%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 18 (4.74%) Docker
2 15 (3.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 146 (38.42%) Kibana
2 90 (23.68%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 90 (23.68%) WSUS
3 67 (17.63%) Ansible
4 58 (15.26%) Puppet
5 53 (13.95%) Opscode Chef
6 26 (6.84%) Nagios
7 22 (5.79%) Mesos
8 9 (2.37%) Kubernetes
9 6 (1.58%) Terraform
10 5 (1.32%) Grafana
11 3 (0.79%) Marathon
11 3 (0.79%) rkt
Vendors
1 132 (34.74%) Microsoft
2 78 (20.53%) Google
3 35 (9.21%) SAP
4 18 (4.74%) Splunk
5 17 (4.47%) Oracle
6 6 (1.58%) Cognizant
6 6 (1.58%) IBM
7 2 (0.53%) Sybase
8 1 (0.26%) Informatica
8 1 (0.26%) Sitecore