Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 954 840 1059
Rank change year-on-year -114 +219 -145
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 215 365 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.21% 0.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.51% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 193 325 204
UK median annual salary £47,500 £57,500 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.39% +18.56% -3.00%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £74,750 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -22.73% +25.00% -7.37%

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 68,647 71,988 77,406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.48% 40.64% 38.96%
Number of salaries quoted 56,950 59,881 67,119
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,982 £28,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for MSMQ in the UK

MSMQ
Top 12 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 14 August 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 -76 213 £47,500 -17.39% 25
UK excluding London -74 128 £42,500 -22.73% 14
London -44 86 £72,500 +16.00% 12
South East -25 49 £43,750 -12.50% 3
North of England -34 39 £25,000 -60.00% 5
North West -40 31 £25,000 -60.00% 3
East of England +24 21 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Midlands +30 14 £37,500 +7.14% 2
East Midlands +14 14 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Yorkshire +35 8 £50,000 -16.67% 2
South West +7 4 £47,500 -20.83% 1
Scotland -14 1 - -

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 202 (93.95%) C#
2 188 (87.44%) .NET
3 155 (72.09%) SQL Server
4 150 (69.77%) ASP.NET
5 149 (69.30%) TDD
6 148 (68.84%) Microsoft Azure
7 146 (67.91%) ASP.NET Web API
8 142 (66.05%) MVC
9 139 (64.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 129 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
11 122 (56.74%) AngularJS
12 113 (52.56%) WPF
13 112 (52.09%) TeamCity
14 111 (51.63%) WCF
14 111 (51.63%) RESTful
15 110 (51.16%) .NET Framework
16 98 (45.58%) Entity Framework
17 97 (45.12%) Multithreading
18 96 (44.65%) KnockoutJS
19 88 (40.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 87 (40.47%) Web Application Development
20 87 (40.47%) MongoDB
21 85 (39.53%) RabbitMQ
22 84 (39.07%) SQL
23 83 (38.60%) Kanban
23 83 (38.60%) Elasticsearch
24 82 (38.14%) Kibana
24 82 (38.14%) SQL Server 2016
24 82 (38.14%) F#
24 82 (38.14%) Ruby

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 83 (38.60%) Elasticsearch
2 35 (16.28%) NServiceBus
3 25 (11.63%) WebSphere
4 23 (10.70%) IIS
5 8 (3.72%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (1.40%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.47%) CMS
7 1 (0.47%) EPiServer
Applications
1 16 (7.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (6.05%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 148 (68.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (35.81%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.05%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.19%) PaaS
4 9 (4.19%) Serverless
5 5 (2.33%) Azure Functions
5 5 (2.33%) npm
6 4 (1.86%) SaaS
6 4 (1.86%) Yarn
7 3 (1.40%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.40%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.40%) Office 365
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.93%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.47%) NuGet
9 1 (0.47%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.33%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.86%) DHCP
2 4 (1.86%) DNS
2 4 (1.86%) Firewall
2 4 (1.86%) HTTP
3 3 (1.40%) AMQP
3 3 (1.40%) Internet
4 2 (0.93%) SMS
5 1 (0.47%) FTP
5 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (72.09%) SQL Server
2 87 (40.47%) MongoDB
3 82 (38.14%) SQL Server 2016
4 22 (10.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 21 (9.77%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (8.37%) NoSQL
7 11 (5.12%) Relational Database
8 10 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (3.72%) Cosmos DB
10 7 (3.26%) Azure SQL Database
11 6 (2.79%) Redis
12 5 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (2.33%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.33%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (1.86%) MariaDB
13 4 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.86%) RavenDB
14 3 (1.40%) MySQL
15 2 (0.93%) Big Data
15 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 112 (52.09%) TeamCity
2 35 (16.28%) NUnit
3 17 (7.91%) Moq
4 16 (7.44%) Artifactory
4 16 (7.44%) Bitbucket
4 16 (7.44%) NCrunch
4 16 (7.44%) ReSharper
5 14 (6.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (6.05%) Git (software)
6 13 (6.05%) Visual Studio
7 12 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 7 (3.26%) Jasmine
8 7 (3.26%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.26%) Selenium
9 5 (2.33%) JIRA
10 4 (1.86%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.86%) Log4Net
10 4 (1.86%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.86%) Protractor
10 4 (1.86%) webpack
General
1 61 (28.37%) Games
2 36 (16.74%) Finance
3 9 (4.19%) Banking
4 6 (2.79%) Front Office
5 4 (1.86%) Back Office
6 3 (1.40%) Advertising
7 2 (0.93%) Electronics
7 2 (0.93%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.93%) Marketing
7 2 (0.93%) Retail
7 2 (0.93%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.47%) Automotive
8 1 (0.47%) Law
Job Titles
1 191 (88.84%) Developer
2 139 (64.65%) .NET Developer
3 79 (36.74%) C# Developer
4 40 (18.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 34 (15.81%) Senior Developer
6 26 (12.09%) Junior
6 26 (12.09%) Junior Developer
7 25 (11.63%) Messaging Developer
8 24 (11.16%) Senior C# Developer
9 21 (9.77%) Graduate
9 21 (9.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 21 (9.77%) Graduate Developer
9 21 (9.77%) Junior .NET Developer
10 19 (8.84%) Senior .NET Developer
11 18 (8.37%) ASP.NET Developer
11 18 (8.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (6.98%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 10 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (4.65%) Azure Developer
13 10 (4.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 188 (87.44%) .NET
2 150 (69.77%) ASP.NET
3 146 (67.91%) ASP.NET Web API
4 139 (64.65%) ASP.NET MVC
5 122 (56.74%) AngularJS
6 113 (52.56%) WPF
7 111 (51.63%) RESTful
7 111 (51.63%) WCF
8 110 (51.16%) .NET Framework
9 98 (45.58%) Entity Framework
10 96 (44.65%) KnockoutJS
11 88 (40.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 85 (39.53%) RabbitMQ
13 50 (23.26%) HTML
14 49 (22.79%) CSS
15 32 (14.88%) Node.js
16 27 (12.56%) React
17 26 (12.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 25 (11.63%) WebSphere MQ
19 22 (10.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.35%) Computer Science
2 24 (11.16%) Greenfield Project
3 16 (7.44%) Fintech
4 14 (6.51%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (4.65%) User Experience
6 6 (2.79%) Fixed Income
6 6 (2.79%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.86%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.40%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.40%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.40%) SWIFT
10 1 (0.47%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.47%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.47%) EPoS
10 1 (0.47%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.02%) Windows
2 14 (6.51%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.86%) Linux
4 3 (1.40%) Android
5 2 (0.93%) Unix
6 1 (0.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (69.30%) TDD
2 142 (66.05%) MVC
3 129 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 97 (45.12%) Multithreading
5 87 (40.47%) Web Application Development
6 83 (38.60%) Kanban
7 82 (38.14%) Dependency Injection
8 75 (34.88%) BDD
9 62 (28.84%) OO
10 58 (26.98%) Web Development
11 30 (13.95%) DevOps
12 25 (11.63%) OOD
12 25 (11.63%) SDLC
13 24 (11.16%) SOA
14 22 (10.23%) Microservices
14 22 (10.23%) Unit Testing
15 19 (8.84%) SOLID
16 17 (7.91%) Change Management
16 17 (7.91%) ETL
16 17 (7.91%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 202 (93.95%) C#
2 84 (39.07%) SQL
3 82 (38.14%) F#
3 82 (38.14%) Ruby
4 78 (36.28%) JavaScript
5 16 (7.44%) TypeScript
6 14 (6.51%) T-SQL
7 10 (4.65%) Java
7 10 (4.65%) R
8 8 (3.72%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.72%) XAML
9 6 (2.79%) Python
9 6 (2.79%) VB.NET
10 4 (1.86%) ES6
11 3 (1.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.93%) C++
12 2 (0.93%) Go
12 2 (0.93%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 14 (6.51%) Degree
2 9 (4.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.86%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.40%) HL7
2 3 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.93%) GCP
System Software
1 20 (9.30%) Docker
2 7 (3.26%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 82 (38.14%) Kibana
2 25 (11.63%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 25 (11.63%) WSUS
3 8 (3.72%) Kubernetes
4 5 (2.33%) Ansible
5 3 (1.40%) SCCM
6 2 (0.93%) Marathon
6 2 (0.93%) Mesos
6 2 (0.93%) rkt
7 1 (0.47%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 67 (31.16%) Microsoft
2 60 (27.91%) Google
3 16 (7.44%) DevExpress
4 11 (5.12%) Oracle
5 8 (3.72%) Infragistics
6 7 (3.26%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.86%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.86%) Solace
7 4 (1.86%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.40%) Cisco
8 3 (1.40%) IBM
8 3 (1.40%) Okta
8 3 (1.40%) SaltStack
8 3 (1.40%) VMware
9 2 (0.93%) SAP