Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
UK
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 890 819 1067
Rank change year-on-year -71 +248 -184
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 298 349 238
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.21% 0.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.41% 0.51% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 283 317 201
UK median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,500 £33,250
90th Percentile £76,000 £70,200 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -3.23%

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 72,381 68,580 78,981
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.94% 40.35% 38.59%
Number of salaries quoted 61,054 58,679 68,044
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £28,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,400 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +4.47% +2.41% +3.75%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 -59 293 £50,000 -9.09% 39
UK excluding London -62 202 £45,000 -10.00% 20
London -45 96 £65,000 +4.00% 19
North of England +2 74 £40,000 +60.00% 5
South East -37 70 £50,000 -8.26% 5
North West -3 66 £32,500 -48.00% 4
East of England -15 34 £45,000 -21.74% 6
South West +7 14 £47,500 -19.49% 2
Yorkshire +16 8 £42,500 - 1
Midlands -17 5 £38,500 -14.44% 2
Wales - 5 £22,500 -
East Midlands -4 4 £38,000 -15.56% 2
West Midlands -6 1 £45,000 +28.57%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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.

1 252 (84.56%) .NET
2 249 (83.56%) C#
3 227 (76.17%) ASP.NET
4 226 (75.84%) ASP.NET Web API
5 204 (68.46%) SQL Server
6 193 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
7 191 (64.09%) TDD
8 189 (63.42%) Microsoft Azure
9 176 (59.06%) RESTful
10 175 (58.72%) AngularJS
11 173 (58.05%) MVC
12 170 (57.05%) ASP.NET MVC
13 158 (53.02%) RabbitMQ
14 156 (52.35%) TeamCity
14 156 (52.35%) WPF
15 153 (51.34%) Multithreading
16 151 (50.67%) KnockoutJS
17 143 (47.99%) MongoDB
18 142 (47.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 141 (47.32%) Ruby
20 140 (46.98%) Elasticsearch
20 140 (46.98%) Web Application Development
21 139 (46.64%) Kibana
21 139 (46.64%) Dependency Injection
21 139 (46.64%) Kanban
21 139 (46.64%) F#
22 129 (43.29%) Node.js
23 124 (41.61%) .NET Framework
24 114 (38.26%) Entity Framework
25 111 (37.25%) WCF

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
1 140 (46.98%) Elasticsearch
2 46 (15.44%) NServiceBus
3 24 (8.05%) IIS
4 23 (7.72%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.34%) Apache
5 4 (1.34%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 189 (63.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (23.83%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (10.74%) npm
3 32 (10.74%) Yarn
4 12 (4.03%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (2.01%) SaaS
5 6 (2.01%) Serverless
6 5 (1.68%) PaaS
7 4 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.01%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.01%) Amazon S3
8 3 (1.01%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.34%) GitHub
10 1 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.35%) HTTP
2 5 (1.68%) AMQP
3 2 (0.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) Skype
4 1 (0.34%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (68.46%) SQL Server
2 143 (47.99%) MongoDB
3 80 (26.85%) SQL Server 2016
4 63 (21.14%) SQL Server 2014
5 13 (4.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.03%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.69%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.01%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.01%) Cosmos DB
8 6 (2.01%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.68%) Big Data
9 5 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.34%) MySQL
10 4 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (1.34%) Redis
11 1 (0.34%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 156 (52.35%) TeamCity
2 38 (12.75%) MSBuild
3 32 (10.74%) Babel
3 32 (10.74%) Log4Net
3 32 (10.74%) webpack
4 20 (6.71%) NUnit
4 20 (6.71%) Selenium
5 15 (5.03%) HP UFT
5 15 (5.03%) SoapUI
6 11 (3.69%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.69%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 8 (2.68%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.01%) GoCD
9 6 (2.01%) Protractor
10 5 (1.68%) Cucumber
10 5 (1.68%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
11 4 (1.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.34%) MSTest
General
1 77 (25.84%) Finance
2 54 (18.12%) Games
3 39 (13.09%) Banking
4 14 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.36%) Electronics
5 13 (4.36%) Manufacturing
5 13 (4.36%) Marketing
5 13 (4.36%) Private Banking
6 6 (2.01%) Front Office
7 5 (1.68%) Back Office
7 5 (1.68%) Investment Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Retail
9 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 250 (83.89%) Developer
2 228 (76.51%) .NET Developer
3 92 (30.87%) Messaging Developer
4 72 (24.16%) C# Developer
5 66 (22.15%) C# .NET Developer
6 54 (18.12%) Junior
7 52 (17.45%) Junior Developer
8 51 (17.11%) Graduate
8 51 (17.11%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 51 (17.11%) Graduate Developer
8 51 (17.11%) Junior .NET Developer
9 41 (13.76%) ASP.NET Developer
10 39 (13.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 34 (11.41%) Senior Developer
12 24 (8.05%) Senior .NET Developer
13 22 (7.38%) Senior C# Developer
14 20 (6.71%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 16 (5.37%) SQL Developer
16 15 (5.03%) QA Test Analyst
16 15 (5.03%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (84.56%) .NET
2 227 (76.17%) ASP.NET
3 226 (75.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 176 (59.06%) RESTful
5 175 (58.72%) AngularJS
6 170 (57.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 158 (53.02%) RabbitMQ
8 156 (52.35%) WPF
9 151 (50.67%) KnockoutJS
10 142 (47.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 129 (43.29%) Node.js
12 124 (41.61%) .NET Framework
13 114 (38.26%) Entity Framework
14 111 (37.25%) WCF
15 92 (30.87%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 85 (28.52%) CSS
17 58 (19.46%) HTML
18 38 (12.75%) WebSphere MQ
19 37 (12.42%) Dapper ORM
20 33 (11.07%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 54 (18.12%) Computer Science
2 32 (10.74%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (6.71%) Fintech
4 16 (5.37%) User Experience
5 13 (4.36%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.01%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.68%) Algorithms
7 5 (1.68%) Derivative
7 5 (1.68%) Equities
7 5 (1.68%) Fixed Income
7 5 (1.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.34%) Public Cloud
9 3 (1.01%) EPoS
9 3 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.67%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Social Media
11 1 (0.34%) TWAP
11 1 (0.34%) VWAP
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.74%) Windows
2 23 (7.72%) Linux
3 22 (7.38%) Unix
4 20 (6.71%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 193 (64.77%) Agile Software Development
2 191 (64.09%) TDD
3 173 (58.05%) MVC
4 153 (51.34%) Multithreading
5 140 (46.98%) Web Application Development
6 139 (46.64%) Dependency Injection
6 139 (46.64%) Kanban
7 107 (35.91%) OO
8 58 (19.46%) BDD
9 49 (16.44%) Web Development
10 48 (16.11%) SOA
11 43 (14.43%) SOLID
12 33 (11.07%) DevOps
12 33 (11.07%) Scrum
12 33 (11.07%) Test Automation
13 32 (10.74%) Inversion of Control
14 27 (9.06%) Unit Testing
15 22 (7.38%) Microservices
16 15 (5.03%) API Integration
16 15 (5.03%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 249 (83.56%) C#
2 141 (47.32%) Ruby
3 139 (46.64%) F#
4 97 (32.55%) SQL
5 94 (31.54%) JavaScript
6 44 (14.77%) T-SQL
7 32 (10.74%) ES6
8 21 (7.05%) Java
9 18 (6.04%) VB.NET
10 16 (5.37%) R
11 14 (4.70%) TypeScript
12 13 (4.36%) PowerShell
13 10 (3.36%) Python
14 7 (2.35%) XAML
15 6 (2.01%) Shell Script
16 5 (1.68%) MATLAB
17 4 (1.34%) C++
17 4 (1.34%) Go
18 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
18 2 (0.67%) PHP
Qualifications
1 13 (4.36%) CISM
1 13 (4.36%) CISSP
1 13 (4.36%) CRISC
1 13 (4.36%) SANS
2 11 (3.69%) Degree
3 3 (1.01%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.67%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.70%) QA
2 13 (4.36%) COBIT
2 13 (4.36%) GDPR
3 2 (0.67%) GCP
System Software
1 21 (7.05%) Docker
2 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 139 (46.64%) Kibana
2 92 (30.87%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 92 (30.87%) WSUS
3 10 (3.36%) Kubernetes
4 8 (2.68%) Ansible
5 6 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
6 4 (1.34%) Marathon
6 4 (1.34%) Mesos
6 4 (1.34%) Nagios
6 4 (1.34%) Puppet
6 4 (1.34%) rkt
Vendors
1 110 (36.91%) Microsoft
2 56 (18.79%) Google
3 13 (4.36%) SAP
4 11 (3.69%) TIBCO
5 7 (2.35%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.67%) Dynatrace
7 1 (0.34%) Apple
7 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.34%) Facebook
7 1 (0.34%) Xamarin