Period
to 24 September 2017

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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1007 959 782
Rank change year-on-year -48 -177 +156
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 157 277 564
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.14% 0.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.37% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 106 232 327
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £73,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%

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 70109 74921 83496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.21% 38.87% 37.89%
Number of salaries quoted 58041 65025 71540
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

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 24 September 2017.

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 24 September 2017. 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 -87 139 £57,500 +15.00% 7
London -31 82 £65,000 +18.18% 6
UK excluding London -8 74 £52,500 +5.00% 2
South East +10 33 £52,500 +5.00%
Scotland +16 17 £72,500 +52.63% 1
Midlands +49 9 £40,000 -3.61%
North of England -1 7 £60,000 +41.18% 1
North West -10 7 £60,000 +45.45% 1
East Midlands +44 6 £40,000 -20.00%
South West +11 4 £45,000 -
East of England 0 4 - -
West Midlands +14 3 £42,000 +3.07%

For the 6 months to 24 September 2017, IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 154 (98.09%) WebSphere
2 84 (53.50%) IBM
3 78 (49.68%) Finance
4 74 (47.13%) SQL
5 69 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
6 64 (40.76%) Windows
7 59 (37.58%) Java
7 59 (37.58%) Banking
8 58 (36.94%) Linux
9 56 (35.67%) Unix
10 48 (30.57%) SQL Server
11 46 (29.30%) IBM Integration Bus
12 44 (28.03%) ITIL
13 42 (26.75%) Oracle
14 40 (25.48%) Puppet
14 40 (25.48%) Windows Server
15 39 (24.84%) Opscode Chef
16 37 (23.57%) Shell Script
17 36 (22.93%) DevOps
18 35 (22.29%) Ansible
18 35 (22.29%) .NET
19 34 (21.66%) PowerShell
20 33 (21.02%) IIS
20 33 (21.02%) MSMQ
21 32 (20.38%) RabbitMQ
22 30 (19.11%) TeamCity
22 30 (19.11%) Middleware
23 28 (17.83%) Python
24 26 (16.56%) Software Engineering
25 25 (15.92%) TIBCO

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
1 154 (98.09%) WebSphere
2 33 (21.02%) IIS
3 24 (15.29%) Tomcat
4 20 (12.74%) WebLogic
5 19 (12.10%) JBoss
6 13 (8.28%) Apache
6 13 (8.28%) MQSeries
7 12 (7.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 11 (7.01%) IBM HTTP Server
8 11 (7.01%) Oracle HTTP Server
8 11 (7.01%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (6.37%) Jetty
10 6 (3.82%) SharePoint
11 4 (2.55%) GlassFish
11 4 (2.55%) OpenStack
12 3 (1.91%) Confluence
13 1 (0.64%) nginx
13 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 9 (5.73%) BusinessWorks
2 8 (5.10%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 4 (2.55%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.64%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.64%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 23 (14.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (12.10%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (3.18%) IaaS
3 5 (3.18%) PaaS
4 4 (2.55%) AWS CloudFormation
5 3 (1.91%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.64%) Bluemix
6 1 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
6 1 (0.64%) Office 365
6 1 (0.64%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (14.65%) HTTP
2 15 (9.55%) Firewall
2 15 (9.55%) TCP/IP
3 14 (8.92%) DNS
4 12 (7.64%) AMQP
5 11 (7.01%) SAN
6 9 (5.73%) SSL
7 5 (3.18%) Intranet
8 4 (2.55%) Internet
8 4 (2.55%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (2.55%) VPN
9 3 (1.91%) SSH
10 2 (1.27%) DMZ
10 2 (1.27%) LAN
10 2 (1.27%) VLAN
10 2 (1.27%) WAN
11 1 (0.64%) DHCP
11 1 (0.64%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.64%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.64%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (30.57%) SQL Server
2 21 (13.38%) NoSQL
3 19 (12.10%) DB2
4 18 (11.46%) MongoDB
5 17 (10.83%) Couchbase
5 17 (10.83%) Redis
5 17 (10.83%) Riak
6 14 (8.92%) Oracle Database
7 13 (8.28%) Hadoop
8 6 (3.82%) Big Data
8 6 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (3.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (3.18%) Blockchain
9 5 (3.18%) CouchDB
9 5 (3.18%) MySQL
9 5 (3.18%) NewSQL
9 5 (3.18%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (3.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 30 (19.11%) TeamCity
2 22 (14.01%) MSBuild
2 22 (14.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (13.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 20 (12.74%) Hudson
5 19 (12.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (8.92%) Selenium
7 12 (7.64%) Cucumber
7 12 (7.64%) FitNesse
7 12 (7.64%) Git (software)
7 12 (7.64%) Vagrant
8 7 (4.46%) SpecFlow
9 6 (3.82%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.82%) JUnit
10 5 (3.18%) Ant
10 5 (3.18%) JIRA
10 5 (3.18%) Maven
10 5 (3.18%) NUnit
10 5 (3.18%) Visual Studio
11 4 (2.55%) Eclipse
General
1 78 (49.68%) Finance
2 59 (37.58%) Banking
3 12 (7.64%) Private Banking
4 10 (6.37%) Marketing
5 6 (3.82%) Front Office
6 5 (3.18%) Electronics
6 5 (3.18%) Financial Institution
6 5 (3.18%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.18%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.55%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.64%) Retail
8 1 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (21.02%) Developer
2 28 (17.83%) Applications Support
2 28 (17.83%) Architect
3 22 (14.01%) Analyst
4 17 (10.83%) Applications Support Analyst
5 16 (10.19%) Solutions Architect
5 16 (10.19%) Support Analyst
6 14 (8.92%) Integration Architect
7 13 (8.28%) Java Developer
8 11 (7.01%) .NET Developer
8 11 (7.01%) Applications Engineer
8 11 (7.01%) Senior Developer
9 10 (6.37%) DevOps Engineer
9 10 (6.37%) Support Engineer
10 9 (5.73%) Full Stack Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Lead Developer
10 9 (5.73%) Technical Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) CISSP Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) IT Engineer
11 8 (5.10%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.30%) IBM Integration Bus
2 35 (22.29%) .NET
3 33 (21.02%) MSMQ
4 32 (20.38%) RabbitMQ
5 30 (19.11%) Middleware
6 23 (14.65%) JMS
7 21 (13.38%) HTML
7 21 (13.38%) Spring
8 20 (12.74%) Web Services
9 15 (9.55%) RESTful
10 14 (8.92%) TIBCO EMS
11 13 (8.28%) HTML5
12 12 (7.64%) CSS
12 12 (7.64%) Hibernate
12 12 (7.64%) Kafka
13 10 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (6.37%) JPA
14 9 (5.73%) J2EE
14 9 (5.73%) REST
14 9 (5.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.10%) DataPower
2 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.37%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (6.37%) SWIFT
3 9 (5.73%) Mainframe
3 9 (5.73%) Replication
4 8 (5.10%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.10%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.46%) Linux Command Line
6 6 (3.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (3.18%) Clustering
8 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.55%) Fintech
8 4 (2.55%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.91%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.91%) Digital Currency
9 3 (1.91%) PKI
9 3 (1.91%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.27%) Derivative
11 1 (0.64%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 64 (40.76%) Windows
2 58 (36.94%) Linux
3 56 (35.67%) Unix
4 40 (25.48%) Windows Server
5 15 (9.55%) AIX
6 14 (8.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 11 (7.01%) Solaris
8 3 (1.91%) Android
9 2 (1.27%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.64%) SUSE
10 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (43.95%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (28.03%) ITIL
3 36 (22.93%) DevOps
4 26 (16.56%) Software Engineering
5 25 (15.92%) Multithreading
6 24 (15.29%) Change Management
6 24 (15.29%) Configuration Management
7 23 (14.65%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (14.65%) Scrum
7 23 (14.65%) Task Automation
8 22 (14.01%) BDD
9 20 (12.74%) RUP
9 20 (12.74%) SDLC
9 20 (12.74%) UML
10 19 (12.10%) TDD
11 17 (10.83%) SOA
12 16 (10.19%) Client Onboarding
12 16 (10.19%) Test Automation
13 14 (8.92%) Concurrent Programming
13 14 (8.92%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 74 (47.13%) SQL
2 59 (37.58%) Java
3 37 (23.57%) Shell Script
4 34 (21.66%) PowerShell
5 28 (17.83%) Python
6 25 (15.92%) Bash Shell
7 21 (13.38%) JavaScript
8 16 (10.19%) C++
9 15 (9.55%) C#
10 12 (7.64%) AWK
10 12 (7.64%) Ruby
11 10 (6.37%) Perl
12 9 (5.73%) Korn
13 8 (5.10%) sed
14 3 (1.91%) Jython
14 3 (1.91%) T-SQL
15 2 (1.27%) C
15 2 (1.27%) Clojure
15 2 (1.27%) Erlang
15 2 (1.27%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 24 (15.29%) Degree
2 11 (7.01%) CISM
2 11 (7.01%) CISSP
2 11 (7.01%) CRISC
2 11 (7.01%) SANS
3 6 (3.82%) Master's Degree
4 5 (3.18%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (3.18%) PhD
5 4 (2.55%) AWS Certification
5 4 (2.55%) RHCE
6 2 (1.27%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.64%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (13.38%) QA
2 15 (9.55%) SLA
3 11 (7.01%) COBIT
3 11 (7.01%) GDPR
4 6 (3.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.64%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (14.65%) Docker
2 8 (5.10%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 5 (3.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.55%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (1.91%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.91%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.27%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.64%) PowerHA
7 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.64%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (25.48%) Puppet
2 39 (24.84%) Opscode Chef
3 35 (22.29%) Ansible
4 20 (12.74%) Nagios
5 15 (9.55%) Tivoli
6 12 (7.64%) Cobbler
7 7 (4.46%) Control-M
8 3 (1.91%) BladeLogic
8 3 (1.91%) CA Wily
9 1 (0.64%) BMC Marimba
9 1 (0.64%) Cacti
9 1 (0.64%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.64%) OpenSSO
9 1 (0.64%) Terraform
9 1 (0.64%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 84 (53.50%) IBM
2 42 (26.75%) Oracle
3 25 (15.92%) TIBCO
4 18 (11.46%) Red Hat
5 16 (10.19%) Microsoft
6 15 (9.55%) VMware
7 9 (5.73%) Symantec
8 8 (5.10%) Ab Initio
9 7 (4.46%) SAP
10 5 (3.18%) Splunk
11 4 (2.55%) Citrix
11 4 (2.55%) EMC
11 4 (2.55%) Remedy
11 4 (2.55%) Veritas
12 3 (1.91%) BMC
12 3 (1.91%) CA
12 3 (1.91%) Dell
12 3 (1.91%) Juniper
12 3 (1.91%) Sybase
13 2 (1.27%) Embarcadero