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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
UK
Rank 689 858 745
Rank change year-on-year +169 -113  
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 178 106 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.21% 0.10% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.52% 0.27% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 158 93 165
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £42,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £73,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +10.52%  

MSMQ is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33911 39617 40053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.35% 37.71%
Number of salaries quoted 28948 34112 33994
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

MSMQ
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing MSMQ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for MSMQ in the UK

MSMQ
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +170 178 £55,000 -1.78% 21
London +100 67 £62,500 - 8
South East +103 48 £57,500 +6.97% 3
North West +13 32 £62,500 +47.05% 5
Manchester -5 18 £25,000 -44.44% 2
Berkshire +42 15 £62,500 +13.63% 1
East of England +25 15 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Hertfordshire +18 14 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Cheshire - 14 £62,500 - 2
Warrington - 13 £62,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 12 £25,000 - 1
North East - 12 £25,000 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 12 £25,000 - 1
Hampshire - 12 £40,000 - 1
West Sussex +14 11 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Crawley +12 11 £50,000 -15.25% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £55,000 - 2
Slough +29 9 £62,500 +13.63% 1
City of London +57 7 £62,500 -43.18%
Kent +28 7 £57,500 -4.16%
Maidstone - 7 £57,500 -
Southampton - 7 £40,000 - 1
West Midlands +30 3 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Harpenden -8 3 £57,500 -
Bracknell - 3 £60,000 -
Reading - 3 £52,500 -
Surrey +34 2 £48,750 -7.14%
West Yorkshire +30 2 - - 1
Yorkshire +20 2 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £35,000 - 1

MSMQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 336 (96.28%) .NET
2 282 (80.80%) C#
3 258 (73.93%) Agile Software Development
4 227 (65.04%) SQL Server
5 226 (64.76%) ASP.NET
6 225 (64.47%) ASP.NET Web API
7 217 (62.18%) Microsoft Azure
8 216 (61.89%) MVC
9 202 (57.88%) TeamCity
10 200 (57.31%) AngularJS
11 190 (54.44%) Microsoft
12 186 (53.30%) TDD
13 169 (48.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 163 (46.70%) MongoDB
15 150 (42.98%) RESTful
16 145 (41.55%) KnockoutJS
17 139 (39.83%) RabbitMQ
18 138 (39.54%) Elasticsearch
18 138 (39.54%) OO
19 136 (38.97%) F#
20 135 (38.68%) WPF
21 133 (38.11%) Multithreading
21 133 (38.11%) JavaScript
22 132 (37.82%) WCF
23 131 (37.54%) SQL
23 131 (37.54%) Dependency Injection
24 125 (35.82%) Kanban
25 124 (35.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 120 (34.38%) Web Application Development
26 120 (34.38%) .NET Framework

MSMQ
Top Related 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
1 138 (39.54%) Elasticsearch
2 88 (25.21%) IIS
3 59 (16.91%) NServiceBus
4 36 (10.32%) WebSphere
5 26 (7.45%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.15%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.15%) MQSeries
6 4 (1.15%) Umbraco
7 3 (0.86%) Confluence
8 2 (0.57%) JBoss
8 2 (0.57%) Mule
9 1 (0.29%) Apache
Applications
1 53 (15.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 217 (62.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 86 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.86%) GitHub
3 3 (0.86%) IaaS
3 3 (0.86%) PaaS
4 2 (0.57%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 38 (10.89%) HTTP
2 25 (7.16%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.01%) Internet
4 4 (1.15%) Firewall
5 3 (0.86%) SAN
6 2 (0.57%) AMQP
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.29%) DNS
7 1 (0.29%) FTP
7 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.29%) SSL
7 1 (0.29%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 227 (65.04%) SQL Server
2 163 (46.70%) MongoDB
3 112 (32.09%) SQL Server 2014
4 81 (23.21%) NoSQL
5 42 (12.03%) Redis
6 41 (11.75%) Couchbase
7 31 (8.88%) Azure SQL Database
8 26 (7.45%) CouchDB
9 24 (6.88%) RavenDB
10 20 (5.73%) Apache Cassandra
10 20 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 19 (5.44%) Event Store
12 17 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
13 14 (4.01%) Crystal Reports
14 9 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (2.29%) Big Data
16 7 (2.01%) Relational Database
16 7 (2.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 6 (1.72%) Hadoop
17 6 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 202 (57.88%) TeamCity
2 48 (13.75%) Octopus Deploy
3 46 (13.18%) MSBuild
4 42 (12.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (10.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 37 (10.60%) Hudson
7 19 (5.44%) JSUnit
7 19 (5.44%) NUnit
8 16 (4.58%) Visual Studio
9 15 (4.30%) SpecFlow
10 11 (3.15%) Subversion
11 10 (2.87%) Jenkins
12 8 (2.29%) Git (software)
12 8 (2.29%) Moq
13 7 (2.01%) CruiseControl
13 7 (2.01%) Log4Net
13 7 (2.01%) Psake
13 7 (2.01%) Rhino Mocks
14 4 (1.15%) Artifactory
14 4 (1.15%) NuGet
General
1 83 (23.78%) Finance
2 54 (15.47%) Banking
3 51 (14.61%) Games
4 12 (3.44%) Back Office
5 9 (2.58%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.29%) Front Office
7 6 (1.72%) Marketing
8 4 (1.15%) Electronics
8 4 (1.15%) Manufacturing
8 4 (1.15%) Retail
8 4 (1.15%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.29%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 241 (69.05%) Developer
2 211 (60.46%) .NET Developer
3 77 (22.06%) C# Developer
3 77 (22.06%) Messaging Developer
4 55 (15.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 51 (14.61%) Junior
6 50 (14.33%) Junior Developer
7 45 (12.89%) Graduate
7 45 (12.89%) Graduate Developer
8 44 (12.61%) Graduate .NET Developer
8 44 (12.61%) Junior .NET Developer
9 37 (10.60%) Senior Developer
10 32 (9.17%) Architect
11 29 (8.31%) Applications Support
11 29 (8.31%) Senior C# Developer
12 26 (7.45%) Senior .NET Developer
13 22 (6.30%) DevOps Engineer
14 20 (5.73%) Applications Engineer
14 20 (5.73%) PowerShell Engineer
14 20 (5.73%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 336 (96.28%) .NET
2 226 (64.76%) ASP.NET
3 225 (64.47%) ASP.NET Web API
4 200 (57.31%) AngularJS
5 169 (48.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 150 (42.98%) RESTful
7 145 (41.55%) KnockoutJS
8 139 (39.83%) RabbitMQ
9 135 (38.68%) WPF
10 132 (37.82%) WCF
11 124 (35.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 120 (34.38%) .NET Framework
13 104 (29.80%) Entity Framework
14 93 (26.65%) HTML
15 90 (25.79%) CSS
16 83 (23.78%) Node.js
17 75 (21.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 70 (20.06%) Web Services
19 50 (14.33%) REST
20 47 (13.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 55 (15.76%) Computer Science
2 28 (8.02%) User Experience
3 18 (5.16%) Blog
3 18 (5.16%) Hedge funds
4 15 (4.30%) SWIFT
5 13 (3.72%) Fintech
6 7 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (2.01%) Social Media
7 6 (1.72%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.72%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.57%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
9 2 (0.57%) iPad
9 2 (0.57%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.57%) PlayStation
10 1 (0.29%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.29%) Fedwire
10 1 (0.29%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 113 (32.38%) Windows
2 73 (20.92%) Windows Server
3 22 (6.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (3.15%) Linux
5 10 (2.87%) Unix
6 3 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 258 (73.93%) Agile Software Development
2 216 (61.89%) MVC
3 186 (53.30%) TDD
4 138 (39.54%) OO
5 133 (38.11%) Multithreading
6 131 (37.54%) Dependency Injection
7 125 (35.82%) Kanban
8 120 (34.38%) Web Application Development
9 90 (25.79%) Continuous Integration
10 85 (24.36%) DevOps
11 83 (23.78%) Scrum
12 71 (20.34%) BDD
13 67 (19.20%) SOLID
14 58 (16.62%) Web Development
15 49 (14.04%) SDLC
16 47 (13.47%) SOA
17 42 (12.03%) Microservices
18 38 (10.89%) Domain-Driven Design
19 37 (10.60%) Unit Testing
20 36 (10.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 282 (80.80%) C#
2 136 (38.97%) F#
3 133 (38.11%) JavaScript
4 131 (37.54%) SQL
5 119 (34.10%) Ruby
6 78 (22.35%) PowerShell
7 57 (16.33%) T-SQL
8 26 (7.45%) TypeScript
9 12 (3.44%) Java
10 7 (2.01%) C++
11 5 (1.43%) Python
11 5 (1.43%) Shell Script
12 4 (1.15%) Go
12 4 (1.15%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.86%) C
13 3 (0.86%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.86%) Scala
14 2 (0.57%) Haskell
14 2 (0.57%) XPath
15 1 (0.29%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (2.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.30%) QA
2 6 (1.72%) SLA
3 3 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) SEPA
System Software
1 22 (6.30%) Docker
2 2 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 119 (34.10%) Kibana
2 75 (21.49%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 75 (21.49%) WSUS
3 62 (17.77%) Opscode Chef
4 61 (17.48%) Puppet
5 38 (10.89%) Ansible
6 33 (9.46%) Nagios
7 4 (1.15%) Mesos
8 1 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 190 (54.44%) Microsoft
2 45 (12.89%) Google
3 6 (1.72%) IBM
3 6 (1.72%) ServiceNow
4 4 (1.15%) Cognizant
4 4 (1.15%) Oracle
4 4 (1.15%) SAP
5 3 (0.86%) Actimize
6 2 (0.57%) Apple
6 2 (0.57%) Facebook
6 2 (0.57%) Fiserv
6 2 (0.57%) Sybase
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco
7 1 (0.29%) Intel
7 1 (0.29%) Murex
7 1 (0.29%) Perforce
7 1 (0.29%) Solace
7 1 (0.29%) Splunk
7 1 (0.29%) Tableau
7 1 (0.29%) Thunderhead
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HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market Standards
Posted: Yesterday
Birkenhead, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Competitive Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 60,000-65,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £49999 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
ShortList Recruitment Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-60K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Proactive Appointments
Posted: 11 days ago