Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1035 928 857
Rank change year-on-year -107 -71 +66
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 159 251 469
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.14% 0.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.36% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 130 207 291
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £37,950 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £88,750 £73,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £47,304
% change year-on-year +1.94% +8.87% +11.30%

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 71,077 68,922 81,182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.80% 39.47% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 59,923 59,394 69,645
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -117 134 £60,000 +14.29% 15
London -63 89 £70,000 +33.33% 5
UK excluding London -15 70 £52,500 +1.94% 13
South East -19 19 £52,500 -2.33% 2
Scotland -25 15 £48,500 -7.62% 3
North of England +13 12 £60,000 +60.00% 2
North West -8 12 £60,000 +60.00% 1
South West +12 11 £60,000 - 3
Wales - 10 £42,500 -
Midlands -12 3 £40,000 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -1 2 £40,000 -17.95%
East Midlands +19 1 - - 2

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 128 (80.50%) WebSphere
2 88 (55.35%) SQL
3 77 (48.43%) Finance
4 72 (45.28%) Banking
5 60 (37.74%) IBM
6 59 (37.11%) Windows
6 59 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (35.85%) RabbitMQ
8 56 (35.22%) Linux
8 56 (35.22%) MSMQ
9 52 (32.70%) Java
10 47 (29.56%) QA
11 46 (28.93%) Windows Server
12 44 (27.67%) XML
13 42 (26.42%) Scrum
14 41 (25.79%) Selenium
14 41 (25.79%) SQL Server
14 41 (25.79%) Test Automation
15 39 (24.53%) Python
16 38 (23.90%) RESTful
17 37 (23.27%) JMS
18 36 (22.64%) Unix
19 35 (22.01%) Web Services
20 33 (20.75%) Spring
21 32 (20.13%) Bash Shell
21 32 (20.13%) DevOps
22 31 (19.50%) REST
22 31 (19.50%) IIS
23 30 (18.87%) Regression Testing
24 29 (18.24%) .NET

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
1 128 (80.50%) WebSphere
2 31 (19.50%) IIS
3 27 (16.98%) Tomcat
4 18 (11.32%) WebLogic
5 16 (10.06%) JBoss
6 15 (9.43%) Jetty
7 10 (6.29%) IBM HTTP Server
8 9 (5.66%) Apache
9 8 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
10 7 (4.40%) WebSphere Application Server
11 5 (3.14%) IBM Notes
12 2 (1.26%) Apache Spark
12 2 (1.26%) iPlanet
12 2 (1.26%) MQSeries
12 2 (1.26%) nginx
12 2 (1.26%) Oracle HTTP Server
13 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.63%) Mule
13 1 (0.63%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.63%) Tornado
Business Applications
1 5 (3.14%) BusinessWorks
1 5 (3.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (0.63%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.40%) PaaS
2 6 (3.77%) OpenShift
3 5 (3.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.26%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.26%) Office 365
5 1 (0.63%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.63%) Boomi
5 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.63%) IaaS
5 1 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.95%) HTTP
2 16 (10.06%) AMQP
3 13 (8.18%) DNS
4 11 (6.92%) DHCP
5 6 (3.77%) LAN
5 6 (3.77%) WAN
6 3 (1.89%) SAN
6 3 (1.89%) SSL
7 2 (1.26%) Firewall
7 2 (1.26%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.63%) FTP
8 1 (0.63%) Internet
8 1 (0.63%) Intranet
8 1 (0.63%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.63%) NAS
8 1 (0.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (25.79%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.21%) MongoDB
3 18 (11.32%) Hadoop
4 16 (10.06%) Couchbase
4 16 (10.06%) NoSQL
5 14 (8.81%) Redis
5 14 (8.81%) Riak
6 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.14%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.52%) Big Data
8 4 (2.52%) DB2
8 4 (2.52%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.26%) MySQL
9 2 (1.26%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 41 (25.79%) Selenium
2 25 (15.72%) HP UFT
2 25 (15.72%) SoapUI
3 17 (10.69%) Cucumber
4 16 (10.06%) FitNesse
4 16 (10.06%) Maven
5 14 (8.81%) TeamCity
5 14 (8.81%) Vagrant
6 12 (7.55%) Git (software)
7 11 (6.92%) Ant
7 11 (6.92%) Eclipse
8 9 (5.66%) MSBuild
8 9 (5.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (4.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 7 (4.40%) Hudson
10 5 (3.14%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.26%) JIRA
11 2 (1.26%) Subversion
12 1 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 77 (48.43%) Finance
2 72 (45.28%) Banking
3 21 (13.21%) Private Banking
4 7 (4.40%) Advertising
5 5 (3.14%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.52%) Financial Institution
7 2 (1.26%) Retail
8 1 (0.63%) Front Office
8 1 (0.63%) Law
Job Titles
1 38 (23.90%) Developer
2 32 (20.13%) Analyst
3 26 (16.35%) Test Analyst
4 25 (15.72%) Automation Test Analyst
4 25 (15.72%) Banking Analyst
4 25 (15.72%) Financial Analyst
4 25 (15.72%) QA Analyst
4 25 (15.72%) QA Automation Analyst
4 25 (15.72%) QA Test Analyst
4 25 (15.72%) XML Analyst
5 24 (15.09%) SQL Analyst
6 21 (13.21%) Finance Manager
7 20 (12.58%) Infrastructure Manager
8 14 (8.81%) IT Finance Manager
8 14 (8.81%) IT Manager
8 14 (8.81%) IT Risk Manager
8 14 (8.81%) Java Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Risk Manager
8 14 (8.81%) Senior Developer
8 14 (8.81%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (35.85%) RabbitMQ
2 56 (35.22%) MSMQ
3 44 (27.67%) XML
4 38 (23.90%) RESTful
5 37 (23.27%) JMS
6 35 (22.01%) Web Services
7 33 (20.75%) Spring
8 31 (19.50%) REST
9 29 (18.24%) .NET
10 27 (16.98%) IBM Integration Bus
11 26 (16.35%) HTML
11 26 (16.35%) Middleware
12 25 (15.72%) HTML5
13 18 (11.32%) Kafka
13 18 (11.32%) TIBCO EMS
14 17 (10.69%) Hibernate
15 16 (10.06%) AngularJS
16 15 (9.43%) JPA
17 12 (7.55%) CSS
17 12 (7.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.43%) iSeries
2 12 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.66%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (4.40%) DataPower
5 5 (3.14%) Fintech
6 4 (2.52%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.89%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.89%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.89%) Mainframe
8 2 (1.26%) Clustering
8 2 (1.26%) Online Banking
8 2 (1.26%) Replication
8 2 (1.26%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) AS400
9 1 (0.63%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.63%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.63%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 59 (37.11%) Windows
2 56 (35.22%) Linux
3 46 (28.93%) Windows Server
4 36 (22.64%) Unix
5 13 (8.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (6.92%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (6.29%) OS/400
8 9 (5.66%) Solaris
9 6 (3.77%) AIX
10 5 (3.14%) SUSE
11 2 (1.26%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.63%) Android
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (37.11%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (26.42%) Scrum
3 41 (25.79%) Test Automation
4 32 (20.13%) DevOps
5 30 (18.87%) Regression Testing
6 28 (17.61%) Software Engineering
7 26 (16.35%) TDD
8 25 (15.72%) API Integration
8 25 (15.72%) ITIL
9 23 (14.47%) Client Onboarding
10 22 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (13.21%) Data Protection
11 21 (13.21%) UML
12 20 (12.58%) Incident Management
12 20 (12.58%) Kanban
13 19 (11.95%) Mentoring
14 17 (10.69%) Multithreading
15 16 (10.06%) Configuration Management
16 15 (9.43%) BDD
17 14 (8.81%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (55.35%) SQL
2 52 (32.70%) Java
3 39 (24.53%) Python
4 32 (20.13%) Bash Shell
5 29 (18.24%) JavaScript
6 22 (13.84%) Ruby
7 15 (9.43%) Shell Script
8 14 (8.81%) C#
9 9 (5.66%) PowerShell
10 8 (5.03%) C++
11 6 (3.77%) Perl
12 5 (3.14%) C
12 5 (3.14%) Korn
12 5 (3.14%) XPath
13 2 (1.26%) COBOL
13 2 (1.26%) F#
13 2 (1.26%) Haskell
13 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.26%) Scala
13 2 (1.26%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 21 (13.21%) CISM
1 21 (13.21%) CISSP
1 21 (13.21%) CRISC
1 21 (13.21%) SANS
2 8 (5.03%) VCP5
2 8 (5.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (2.52%) Degree
4 1 (0.63%) RHCE
4 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (29.56%) QA
2 21 (13.21%) COBIT
2 21 (13.21%) GDPR
3 1 (0.63%) RosettaNet
3 1 (0.63%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (15.72%) Docker
2 9 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.14%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.26%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.63%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.63%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 25 (15.72%) Puppet
2 24 (15.09%) Opscode Chef
3 23 (14.47%) Ansible
4 16 (10.06%) Cobbler
5 8 (5.03%) Nagios
6 6 (3.77%) Kubernetes
7 5 (3.14%) Tivoli
8 3 (1.89%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.89%) CA Wily
8 3 (1.89%) SCOM
9 2 (1.26%) Netcool
10 1 (0.63%) BMC Marimba
10 1 (0.63%) Cacti
10 1 (0.63%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.63%) logstash
10 1 (0.63%) SCCM
10 1 (0.63%) Terraform
10 1 (0.63%) Tivoli Identity Manager
Vendors
1 60 (37.74%) IBM
2 25 (15.72%) TIBCO
3 21 (13.21%) Oracle
4 19 (11.95%) VMware
5 17 (10.69%) Microsoft
6 16 (10.06%) Red Hat
7 11 (6.92%) Splunk
8 9 (5.66%) Citrix
9 8 (5.03%) Informatica
10 6 (3.77%) MuleSoft
11 5 (3.14%) Lotus
11 5 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (3.14%) Symantec
12 4 (2.52%) EMC
13 3 (1.89%) CA
13 3 (1.89%) NetApp
14 2 (1.26%) Cognizant
14 2 (1.26%) Dell
14 2 (1.26%) Juniper
14 2 (1.26%) Veritas