Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Message Queuing (MSMQ)
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 989 832 862
Rank change year-on-year -157 +30 +154
Permanent jobs citing MSMQ 129 351 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.086% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.50% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 120 327 326
UK median annual salary £80,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +52.38% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £22,500 £23,125
90th Percentile £95,000 £80,000 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +33.33% -5.26% +5.56%

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 59,240 70,075 69,544
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.61% 40.48% 39.28%
Number of salaries quoted 48,491 58,799 60,091
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 -132 129 £80,000 +52.38% 28
UK excluding London -86 71 £60,000 +33.33% 16
London -16 56 £90,000 +33.33% 12
South East +25 40 £80,000 +60.00% 3
North of England -33 18 £47,500 -15.56% 7
Yorkshire +29 13 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Midlands +23 10 £47,500 +23.38% 3
East Midlands - 7 £47,500 - 3
North West -41 4 £48,750 -22.00% 5
West Midlands +30 3 £52,500 +36.36%
East of England -20 2 £48,750 +8.33% 2
South West +5 1 £50,000 +5.26% 1
North East - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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.

1 119 (92.25%) .NET
2 115 (89.15%) C#
3 99 (76.74%) SQL Server
4 91 (70.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 83 (64.34%) WCF
6 78 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
7 72 (55.81%) RESTful
8 68 (52.71%) MVC
9 63 (48.84%) Microsoft
10 62 (48.06%) SQL
11 60 (46.51%) ASP.NET
11 60 (46.51%) ASP.NET Web API
12 54 (41.86%) TDD
13 52 (40.31%) ASP.NET MVC
14 49 (37.98%) AngularJS
15 48 (37.21%) TeamCity
15 48 (37.21%) .NET Framework
16 47 (36.43%) Amazon AWS
16 47 (36.43%) Entity Framework
17 46 (35.66%) WPF
18 45 (34.88%) BDD
18 45 (34.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 45 (34.88%) IIS
19 44 (34.11%) Multithreading
20 43 (33.33%) XML
21 41 (31.78%) Google
22 40 (31.01%) SOA
22 40 (31.01%) SOLID
23 39 (30.23%) BizTalk Server
23 39 (30.23%) MongoDB

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 45 (34.88%) IIS
2 39 (30.23%) BizTalk Server
3 37 (28.68%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (5.43%) WebSphere
5 5 (3.88%) NServiceBus
6 3 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.55%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.78%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.78%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 91 (70.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (36.43%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (17.83%) Azure Functions
3 23 (17.83%) PaaS
3 23 (17.83%) Serverless
4 5 (3.88%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (3.88%) SaaS
5 2 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.78%) npm
6 1 (0.78%) NuGet
6 1 (0.78%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.88%) SMS
2 2 (1.55%) Firewall
3 1 (0.78%) LAN
3 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.78%) VLAN
3 1 (0.78%) VPN
3 1 (0.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (76.74%) SQL Server
2 39 (30.23%) MongoDB
3 38 (29.46%) SQL Server 2016
4 28 (21.71%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.88%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.88%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (3.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.10%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.33%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.55%) Cloud Spanner
9 2 (1.55%) Redis
10 1 (0.78%) MySQL
10 1 (0.78%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 48 (37.21%) TeamCity
2 30 (23.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (10.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (3.10%) MSBuild
4 4 (3.10%) NUnit
5 3 (2.33%) Artifactory
5 3 (2.33%) Bitbucket
5 3 (2.33%) Moq
5 3 (2.33%) NCrunch
5 3 (2.33%) ReSharper
5 3 (2.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.55%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.78%) gulp
7 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.78%) JIRA
7 1 (0.78%) jspm
7 1 (0.78%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 37 (28.68%) Games
2 17 (13.18%) Finance
3 13 (10.08%) Banking
4 3 (2.33%) Back Office
5 2 (1.55%) Front Office
6 1 (0.78%) Advertising
6 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 79 (61.24%) Developer
2 60 (46.51%) .NET Developer
3 31 (24.03%) C# Developer
4 26 (20.16%) Consultant
5 23 (17.83%) BizTalk Consultant
6 22 (17.05%) Azure Consultant
6 22 (17.05%) Principal Consultant
7 17 (13.18%) Senior Developer
8 15 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
9 13 (10.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (8.53%) Architect
10 11 (8.53%) Azure Architect
10 11 (8.53%) BizTalk Architect
11 10 (7.75%) Senior .NET Developer
12 8 (6.20%) Senior C# Developer
13 7 (5.43%) ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (5.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 6 (4.65%) Azure Developer
15 5 (3.88%) .NET Developer - Fintech
15 5 (3.88%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (92.25%) .NET
2 83 (64.34%) WCF
3 72 (55.81%) RESTful
4 60 (46.51%) ASP.NET
4 60 (46.51%) ASP.NET Web API
5 52 (40.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (37.98%) AngularJS
7 48 (37.21%) .NET Framework
8 47 (36.43%) Entity Framework
9 46 (35.66%) WPF
10 45 (34.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 43 (33.33%) XML
12 39 (30.23%) KnockoutJS
12 39 (30.23%) RabbitMQ
13 16 (12.40%) jQuery
14 13 (10.08%) HTML
15 11 (8.53%) REST
16 10 (7.75%) CSS
17 9 (6.98%) Angular 2
18 8 (6.20%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.85%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (5.43%) Fintech
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.55%) Replication
4 2 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.78%) Clustering
5 1 (0.78%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.78%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) SWIFT
5 1 (0.78%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.40%) Windows
2 5 (3.88%) Windows Server
3 4 (3.10%) Linux
4 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.33%) Unix
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (60.47%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (52.71%) MVC
3 54 (41.86%) TDD
4 45 (34.88%) BDD
5 44 (34.11%) Multithreading
6 40 (31.01%) SOA
6 40 (31.01%) SOLID
7 38 (29.46%) Kanban
8 37 (28.68%) Dependency Injection
8 37 (28.68%) Web Application Development
9 35 (27.13%) OO
10 32 (24.81%) Web Development
11 28 (21.71%) Continuous Integration
12 23 (17.83%) Line Management
12 23 (17.83%) Storage Management
13 21 (16.28%) SDLC
14 15 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (7.75%) Migration
16 9 (6.98%) Microservices
17 8 (6.20%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 115 (89.15%) C#
2 62 (48.06%) SQL
3 37 (28.68%) F#
3 37 (28.68%) Ruby
4 21 (16.28%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.20%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.10%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.10%) VB
7 1 (0.78%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.78%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (15.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.78%) HL7
1 1 (0.78%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) Docker
2 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.78%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 37 (28.68%) Kibana
2 4 (3.10%) SCOM
3 2 (1.55%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.78%) Ansible
4 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.78%) Nagios
4 1 (0.78%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.78%) SCCM
4 1 (0.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (48.84%) Microsoft
2 41 (31.78%) Google
3 8 (6.20%) Xamarin
4 6 (4.65%) Solace
5 5 (3.88%) TIBCO
6 4 (3.10%) Dynatrace
6 4 (3.10%) Oracle
7 3 (2.33%) Cisco
7 3 (2.33%) DevExpress
7 3 (2.33%) SAP
7 3 (2.33%) webMethods
8 2 (1.55%) VMware
9 1 (0.78%) Citrix
9 1 (0.78%) HP
9 1 (0.78%) IBM
9 1 (0.78%) McAfee
9 1 (0.78%) SaltStack
9 1 (0.78%) SolarWinds
9 1 (0.78%) Veeam
9 1 (0.78%) Veritas