Period
to 20 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WebSphere MQ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1009 995 944
Rank change year-on-year -14 -51 -177
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 171 217 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.098% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 0.30% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 116 170 288
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,250 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,625 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,990 £48,750
% change year-on-year +2.96% +4.59% -2.50%

WebSphere MQ 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 71,072 71,984 79,153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.60% 40.60% 39.00%
Number of salaries quoted 59,198 60,377 68,482
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,346
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.79% +3.37%

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ.

Salary trend for WebSphere MQ in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ over the 6 months to 20 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WebSphere MQ in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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 -12 157 £60,000 +9.09% 20
UK excluding London -18 84 £52,500 +2.96% 6
London -15 82 £68,000 +18.26% 14
South East +6 47 £53,250 -3.18% 3
South West -2 10 £52,500 +2.96%
Scotland -22 10 £62,350 -14.00%
North West +25 8 £47,000 -3.59% 2
North of England +13 8 £47,000 -14.55% 2
Midlands -19 5 £47,500 -
East of England +5 4 £75,000 +15.38% 1
West Midlands +5 3 £47,500 -
East Midlands +5 2 - -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 167 (97.66%) WebSphere
2 88 (51.46%) SQL
3 79 (46.20%) IBM
4 70 (40.94%) Oracle
5 66 (38.60%) Java
6 62 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
7 61 (35.67%) Finance
8 60 (35.09%) TDD
9 59 (34.50%) SQL Server
10 58 (33.92%) Middleware
11 47 (27.49%) Microsoft
11 47 (27.49%) Web Services
12 43 (25.15%) Windows
12 43 (25.15%) C#
13 42 (24.56%) Scrum
14 40 (23.39%) .NET
15 39 (22.81%) JMS
16 38 (22.22%) Linux
16 38 (22.22%) REST
17 37 (21.64%) Problem-Solving
18 36 (21.05%) SOA
18 36 (21.05%) WebLogic
19 35 (20.47%) OO
20 33 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
21 32 (18.71%) OOD
22 31 (18.13%) Unix
22 31 (18.13%) WCF
23 29 (16.96%) Banking
24 28 (16.37%) MSMQ
24 28 (16.37%) SDLC

WebSphere MQ
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
1 167 (97.66%) WebSphere
2 36 (21.05%) WebLogic
3 25 (14.62%) WebSphere Application Server
4 23 (13.45%) JBoss
5 20 (11.70%) BizTalk Server
6 18 (10.53%) Tomcat
7 16 (9.36%) NServiceBus
8 15 (8.77%) IIS
9 14 (8.19%) IBM Notes
10 11 (6.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 7 (4.09%) Oracle Application Server
12 6 (3.51%) Apache
13 5 (2.92%) CICS
13 5 (2.92%) Jetty
14 4 (2.34%) Confluence
14 4 (2.34%) GlassFish
14 4 (2.34%) MQSeries
14 4 (2.34%) OpenStack
14 4 (2.34%) SAS
15 3 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 16 (9.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (7.60%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.75%) Oracle BPM
3 2 (1.17%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (1.17%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
3 2 (1.17%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 24 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.68%) Office 365
4 3 (1.75%) Boomi
5 2 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
5 2 (1.17%) Datadog
5 2 (1.17%) IaaS
5 2 (1.17%) SaaS
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.58%) NuGet
6 1 (0.58%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (12.87%) LAN
1 22 (12.87%) WAN
2 16 (9.36%) HTTP
2 16 (9.36%) TCP/IP
3 12 (7.02%) SAN
4 11 (6.43%) Firewall
5 9 (5.26%) iSCSI
6 7 (4.09%) Internet
7 6 (3.51%) AMQP
7 6 (3.51%) SSL
8 5 (2.92%) DNS
8 5 (2.92%) VPN
9 3 (1.75%) MQTT
10 2 (1.17%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (1.17%) DHCP
10 2 (1.17%) FTP
10 2 (1.17%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (0.58%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (34.50%) SQL Server
2 33 (19.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (14.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (9.36%) Relational Database
5 13 (7.60%) MySQL
5 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 13 (7.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (6.43%) PowerCenter
7 9 (5.26%) Oracle Database
8 8 (4.68%) DB2
9 7 (4.09%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.09%) RDBMS
9 7 (4.09%) Redis
10 5 (2.92%) Couchbase
10 5 (2.92%) Hadoop
10 5 (2.92%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.92%) Riak
11 4 (2.34%) IBM InfoSphere
11 4 (2.34%) Infinispan
11 4 (2.34%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (11.70%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 17 (9.94%) Moq
3 17 (9.94%) NUnit
4 16 (9.36%) Artifactory
4 16 (9.36%) Bitbucket
4 16 (9.36%) NCrunch
4 16 (9.36%) ReSharper
5 13 (7.60%) Subversion
6 11 (6.43%) Eclipse
7 10 (5.85%) Ant
7 10 (5.85%) JIRA
7 10 (5.85%) JUnit
7 10 (5.85%) Maven
7 10 (5.85%) Selenium
7 10 (5.85%) SoapUI
8 7 (4.09%) Cucumber
8 7 (4.09%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.92%) FitNesse
9 5 (2.92%) Vagrant
General
1 61 (35.67%) Finance
2 29 (16.96%) Banking
3 7 (4.09%) Investment Banking
4 4 (2.34%) Front Office
5 3 (1.75%) Advertising
5 3 (1.75%) Back Office
5 3 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 3 (1.75%) Retail
6 2 (1.17%) French Language
6 2 (1.17%) German Language
6 2 (1.17%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.58%) Law
7 1 (0.58%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (42.69%) Developer
2 36 (21.05%) Analyst
3 30 (17.54%) Senior Developer
4 25 (14.62%) Support Analyst
5 24 (14.04%) Lead Developer
6 22 (12.87%) C# Developer
7 20 (11.70%) Java Developer
8 18 (10.53%) Consultant
8 18 (10.53%) Senior C# Developer
9 15 (8.77%) Applications Support
10 13 (7.60%) IT Analyst
10 13 (7.60%) IT Support
10 13 (7.60%) IT Support Analyst
10 13 (7.60%) Senior Consultant
10 13 (7.60%) Software Developer
11 12 (7.02%) BizTalk Developer
12 11 (6.43%) Applications Support Analyst
12 11 (6.43%) Architect
13 10 (5.85%) .NET Developer
13 10 (5.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (33.92%) Middleware
2 47 (27.49%) Web Services
3 40 (23.39%) .NET
4 39 (22.81%) JMS
5 38 (22.22%) REST
6 31 (18.13%) WCF
7 28 (16.37%) MSMQ
8 26 (15.20%) HTML
9 25 (14.62%) XML
10 24 (14.04%) RabbitMQ
10 24 (14.04%) XSLT
11 23 (13.45%) Spring
12 20 (11.70%) SOAP
13 19 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (11.11%) IBM Integration Bus
14 18 (10.53%) CSS
15 17 (9.94%) Hibernate
16 16 (9.36%) WinForms
16 16 (9.36%) WPF
17 15 (8.77%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (15.79%) Enterprise Software
2 26 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.19%) iSeries
4 9 (5.26%) AS400
5 8 (4.68%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (4.68%) Mainframe
6 6 (3.51%) Computer Science
6 6 (3.51%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (2.92%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.92%) Online Banking
7 5 (2.92%) User Experience
8 4 (2.34%) OTC Derivatives
8 4 (2.34%) SWIFT
9 3 (1.75%) Clustering
9 3 (1.75%) Fintech
10 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.17%) Replication
10 2 (1.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (25.15%) Windows
2 38 (22.22%) Linux
3 31 (18.13%) Unix
4 20 (11.70%) Solaris
5 17 (9.94%) AIX
6 16 (9.36%) Windows Server
7 13 (7.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (6.43%) HPUX
9 7 (4.09%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.75%) CentOS
10 3 (1.75%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.17%) Android
12 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (36.26%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.09%) TDD
3 42 (24.56%) Scrum
4 37 (21.64%) Problem-Solving
5 36 (21.05%) SOA
6 35 (20.47%) OO
7 32 (18.71%) OOD
8 28 (16.37%) SDLC
9 27 (15.79%) DevOps
10 23 (13.45%) Change Management
10 23 (13.45%) Software Engineering
11 22 (12.87%) Configuration Management
12 21 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
13 18 (10.53%) EAI
14 17 (9.94%) ETL
15 15 (8.77%) Release Management
15 15 (8.77%) UML
16 14 (8.19%) Mentoring
17 13 (7.60%) B2B
17 13 (7.60%) Business Activity Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 88 (51.46%) SQL
2 66 (38.60%) Java
3 43 (25.15%) C#
4 27 (15.79%) Python
5 25 (14.62%) JavaScript
6 17 (9.94%) Bash Shell
7 16 (9.36%) Shell Script
8 15 (8.77%) Ruby
9 12 (7.02%) COBOL
10 11 (6.43%) C
10 11 (6.43%) PL/SQL
11 10 (5.85%) PowerShell
12 9 (5.26%) C++
13 7 (4.09%) Perl
14 6 (3.51%) Jython
14 6 (3.51%) XPath
15 4 (2.34%) Groovy
15 4 (2.34%) T-SQL
15 4 (2.34%) VB
15 4 (2.34%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (5.85%) Degree
2 8 (4.68%) Security Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) AWS Certification
3 4 (2.34%) CTC Cleared
3 4 (2.34%) ISEB
3 4 (2.34%) ISTQB
3 4 (2.34%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.34%) PMP
4 3 (1.75%) RHCE
4 3 (1.75%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.17%) CISSP
5 2 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (1.17%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.58%) CISM
6 1 (0.58%) CRISC
6 1 (0.58%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (10.53%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.17%) SLA
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
3 1 (0.58%) GDPR
3 1 (0.58%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.85%) Docker
2 10 (5.85%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (5.26%) NFS
4 8 (4.68%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.68%) vSphere
5 7 (4.09%) iptables
5 7 (4.09%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.34%) ACF2
6 4 (2.34%) RACF
7 3 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (1.17%) KVM
8 2 (1.17%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.58%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.58%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (6.43%) Puppet
2 10 (5.85%) Ansible
3 9 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 8 (4.68%) SCOM
5 7 (4.09%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.92%) Control-M
6 5 (2.92%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.34%) HP ALM
8 3 (1.75%) CA Wily
8 3 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (1.17%) Consul
9 2 (1.17%) Grafana
9 2 (1.17%) HAProxy
9 2 (1.17%) Nagios
9 2 (1.17%) Prometheus
9 2 (1.17%) Terraform
10 1 (0.58%) QRadar
10 1 (0.58%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.58%) vRealize
Vendors
1 79 (46.20%) IBM
2 70 (40.94%) Oracle
3 47 (27.49%) Microsoft
4 22 (12.87%) TIBCO
5 21 (12.28%) Red Hat
6 16 (9.36%) Citrix
6 16 (9.36%) DevExpress
7 15 (8.77%) VMware
8 14 (8.19%) HP
8 14 (8.19%) Lotus
8 14 (8.19%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (6.43%) MuleSoft
10 10 (5.85%) EMC
11 9 (5.26%) Sybase
12 8 (4.68%) NetApp
12 8 (4.68%) Riverbed
12 8 (4.68%) ServiceNow
12 8 (4.68%) SolarWinds
13 7 (4.09%) Dell
13 7 (4.09%) WSO2