Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 957 855 1014
Rank change year-on-year -102 +159 -62
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 205 360 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.21% 0.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.31% 0.51% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 183 328 239
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,750 £22,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £78,750 £72,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11% -

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 65,891 70,152 73,996
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.99% 40.22% 39.01%
Number of salaries quoted 54,488 58,035 64,117
UK median annual salary £51,387 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.77% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £76,250
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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -82 203 £56,250 -2.17% 20
UK excluding London -71 113 £42,500 -15.00% 14
London -20 91 £80,000 +23.08% 6
South East -5 45 £45,000 -10.00% 3
North of England -56 32 £40,000 -36.00% 4
Midlands +30 19 £40,000 +3.90% 3
Yorkshire +23 16 £50,000 -16.67% 1
East Midlands +4 16 £38,750 -8.82% 2
North West -52 16 £25,000 -60.00% 3
East of England -10 12 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West - 4 £47,500 - 3
West Midlands +22 3 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Scotland -1 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 188 (91.71%) C#
2 175 (85.37%) .NET
3 149 (72.68%) SQL Server
4 133 (64.88%) Microsoft Azure
5 131 (63.90%) Agile Software Development
6 127 (61.95%) ASP.NET Web API
7 126 (61.46%) TDD
8 124 (60.49%) MVC
9 118 (57.56%) ASP.NET
10 113 (55.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 109 (53.17%) WCF
12 105 (51.22%) RESTful
13 104 (50.73%) AngularJS
13 104 (50.73%) TeamCity
14 102 (49.76%) WPF
15 101 (49.27%) SQL
16 95 (46.34%) .NET Framework
17 90 (43.90%) Multithreading
18 84 (40.98%) Entity Framework
19 83 (40.49%) KnockoutJS
19 83 (40.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 81 (39.51%) BDD
20 81 (39.51%) MongoDB
21 80 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
21 80 (39.02%) Web Application Development
22 77 (37.56%) Kanban
23 76 (37.07%) RabbitMQ
23 76 (37.07%) Elasticsearch
24 75 (36.59%) Kibana
24 75 (36.59%) Dependency Injection

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 76 (37.07%) Elasticsearch
2 39 (19.02%) IIS
3 27 (13.17%) NServiceBus
4 26 (12.68%) WebSphere
5 17 (8.29%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.95%) WebSphere Application Server
7 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.49%) CMS
8 1 (0.49%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (8.78%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (6.83%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 133 (64.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (39.02%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (7.32%) PaaS
4 13 (6.34%) Azure Functions
4 13 (6.34%) Serverless
5 4 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
5 4 (1.95%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.46%) Office 365
6 3 (1.46%) SaaS
7 2 (0.98%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.49%) npm
8 1 (0.49%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.93%) Firewall
2 5 (2.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.95%) DHCP
3 4 (1.95%) DNS
3 4 (1.95%) SMS
4 3 (1.46%) Internet
5 2 (0.98%) HTTP
6 1 (0.49%) FTP
6 1 (0.49%) VLAN
6 1 (0.49%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (72.68%) SQL Server
2 81 (39.51%) MongoDB
3 74 (36.10%) SQL Server 2016
4 23 (11.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 17 (8.29%) Azure SQL Database
5 17 (8.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (7.32%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.93%) Redis
7 6 (2.93%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (2.44%) RavenDB
9 4 (1.95%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.95%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (1.95%) MariaDB
9 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.46%) MySQL
10 3 (1.46%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.98%) Cloud Spanner
11 2 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.49%) Power BI
12 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 104 (50.73%) TeamCity
2 29 (14.15%) NUnit
3 23 (11.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (9.27%) Moq
4 19 (9.27%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (8.78%) Artifactory
5 18 (8.78%) Bitbucket
5 18 (8.78%) NCrunch
5 18 (8.78%) ReSharper
6 12 (5.85%) Visual Studio
7 10 (4.88%) Git (software)
8 7 (3.41%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.93%) Selenium
10 5 (2.44%) JIRA
11 4 (1.95%) MSBuild
12 2 (0.98%) Cucumber
13 1 (0.49%) gulp
13 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
13 1 (0.49%) Mercurial
13 1 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 65 (31.71%) Games
2 35 (17.07%) Finance
3 15 (7.32%) Banking
4 7 (3.41%) Front Office
5 4 (1.95%) Advertising
6 3 (1.46%) Back Office
7 2 (0.98%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.98%) Retail
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (80.98%) Developer
2 109 (53.17%) .NET Developer
3 75 (36.59%) C# Developer
4 32 (15.61%) Senior Developer
5 27 (13.17%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (9.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 15 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 15 (7.32%) Junior
7 15 (7.32%) Junior Developer
7 15 (7.32%) Senior .NET Developer
8 14 (6.83%) ASP.NET Developer
8 14 (6.83%) Azure Developer
8 14 (6.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 13 (6.34%) Azure Consultant
9 13 (6.34%) BizTalk Consultant
9 13 (6.34%) Consultant
9 13 (6.34%) Principal Consultant
10 12 (5.85%) Messaging Developer
11 10 (4.88%) Graduate .NET Developer
11 10 (4.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (85.37%) .NET
2 127 (61.95%) ASP.NET Web API
3 118 (57.56%) ASP.NET
4 113 (55.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 109 (53.17%) WCF
6 105 (51.22%) RESTful
7 104 (50.73%) AngularJS
8 102 (49.76%) WPF
9 95 (46.34%) .NET Framework
10 84 (40.98%) Entity Framework
11 83 (40.49%) KnockoutJS
11 83 (40.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 76 (37.07%) RabbitMQ
13 30 (14.63%) WebSphere MQ
14 23 (11.22%) HTML
14 23 (11.22%) Middleware
14 23 (11.22%) REST
15 22 (10.73%) CSS
15 22 (10.73%) XML
16 19 (9.27%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.15%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (10.24%) Computer Science
3 12 (5.85%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (5.37%) Fintech
5 6 (2.93%) Fixed Income
5 6 (2.93%) User Experience
6 5 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.95%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.95%) OTC Derivatives
7 4 (1.95%) Public Cloud
7 4 (1.95%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.95%) SWIFT
8 3 (1.46%) Credit Risk
9 2 (0.98%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.49%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.49%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.49%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 28 (13.66%) Windows
2 16 (7.80%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.98%) Linux
4 1 (0.49%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (63.90%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (61.46%) TDD
3 124 (60.49%) MVC
4 90 (43.90%) Multithreading
5 81 (39.51%) BDD
6 80 (39.02%) Web Application Development
7 77 (37.56%) Kanban
8 75 (36.59%) Dependency Injection
9 59 (28.78%) Web Development
10 48 (23.41%) OO
11 24 (11.71%) SOLID
12 23 (11.22%) SDLC
12 23 (11.22%) SOA
13 21 (10.24%) DevOps
14 20 (9.76%) OOD
15 19 (9.27%) Continuous Integration
16 18 (8.78%) Change Management
16 18 (8.78%) ETL
16 18 (8.78%) Pair Programming
17 17 (8.29%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 188 (91.71%) C#
2 101 (49.27%) SQL
3 75 (36.59%) F#
3 75 (36.59%) Ruby
4 51 (24.88%) JavaScript
5 9 (4.39%) PowerShell
6 8 (3.90%) TypeScript
7 5 (2.44%) T-SQL
8 4 (1.95%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.46%) Java
10 2 (0.98%) R
10 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.98%) XAML
11 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (6.34%) Degree
2 8 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.49%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.95%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.46%) HL7
2 3 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (5.37%) Docker
2 8 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.95%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 75 (36.59%) Kibana
2 12 (5.85%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 12 (5.85%) WSUS
3 4 (1.95%) Kubernetes
3 4 (1.95%) SCOM
4 3 (1.46%) Ansible
4 3 (1.46%) SCCM
5 1 (0.49%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 68 (33.17%) Microsoft
2 66 (32.20%) Google
3 18 (8.78%) DevExpress
4 12 (5.85%) Oracle
5 11 (5.37%) Xamarin
6 9 (4.39%) Solace
7 5 (2.44%) MuleSoft
8 4 (1.95%) Cisco
8 4 (1.95%) Dynatrace
8 4 (1.95%) IBM
9 3 (1.46%) Okta
9 3 (1.46%) SaltStack
9 3 (1.46%) TIBCO
9 3 (1.46%) VMware
10 2 (0.98%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.49%) 3PAR
11 1 (0.49%) HP