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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 794 809 695
Rank change year-on-year +15 -114  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 80 126 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.090% 0.13% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.33% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 53 108 186
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £39,600
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 £50,250
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.98%  

WebSphere MQ 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 36222 38335 41749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.73% 38.96% 38.13%
Number of salaries quoted 30416 33328 35717
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere MQ in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 28 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 3 months to 28 June 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 +2 76 £53,000 +6.00% 15
London +26 40 £57,500 -17.85% 9
South East +10 17 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Berkshire +20 15 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Reading +25 9 £55,000 -
North West -38 5 £60,000 +45.45% 1
Cheshire - 5 £60,000 -
Scotland +20 4 £72,500 +45.00% 1
Hertfordshire +2 4 - -
East of England -11 4 - -
East Midlands - 4 £40,000 -
Glasgow - 4 £72,500 - 1
Watford - 4 - -
South West -10 3 £45,000 -
Bristol -24 3 £45,000 -
Coventry - 3 £42,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £42,000 -
Knutsford - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 3 £40,000 -
City of London +19 2 £55,000 -33.33% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £55,000 - 1
Wokingham - 2 £50,000 - 1
Hampshire +9 1 £50,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £48,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 - -
Corby - 1 - -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £48,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 166 (98.22%) WebSphere
2 100 (59.17%) Finance
3 83 (49.11%) IBM
4 79 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (45.56%) SQL
6 75 (44.38%) Banking
7 66 (39.05%) Windows
8 61 (36.09%) Java
9 56 (33.14%) PowerShell
10 54 (31.95%) .NET
11 52 (30.77%) Linux
12 51 (30.18%) Unix
13 50 (29.59%) Oracle
14 47 (27.81%) Middleware
15 46 (27.22%) SQL Server
16 39 (23.08%) TeamCity
16 39 (23.08%) Windows Server
17 36 (21.30%) Opscode Chef
18 35 (20.71%) IBM Integration Bus
18 35 (20.71%) Shell Script
19 34 (20.12%) ITIL
20 33 (19.53%) Puppet
21 32 (18.93%) DevOps
21 32 (18.93%) MSMQ
21 32 (18.93%) Spring
22 31 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
23 30 (17.75%) Hudson
23 30 (17.75%) MSBuild
23 30 (17.75%) Octopus Deploy
23 30 (17.75%) Task Automation

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
1 166 (98.22%) WebSphere
2 29 (17.16%) IIS
2 29 (17.16%) MQSeries
3 20 (11.83%) SharePoint
4 18 (10.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 15 (8.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 10 (5.92%) IBM HTTP Server
6 10 (5.92%) Tomcat
7 9 (5.33%) JBoss
8 8 (4.73%) Apache
8 8 (4.73%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 7 (4.14%) WebLogic
10 4 (2.37%) GlassFish
10 4 (2.37%) OpenStack
11 2 (1.18%) Confluence
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Service Bus
12 1 (0.59%) Mule
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 6 (3.55%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 3 (1.78%) Actimize
2 3 (1.78%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
2 3 (1.78%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 2 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.59%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.59%) SAP HR
4 1 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 26 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (13.61%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.37%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (2.37%) IaaS
4 3 (1.78%) PaaS
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.43%) HTTP
2 20 (11.83%) TCP/IP
3 15 (8.88%) Intranet
4 12 (7.10%) DNS
4 12 (7.10%) SSL
5 9 (5.33%) Firewall
6 7 (4.14%) SAN
7 6 (3.55%) FTP
7 6 (3.55%) HTTPS
7 6 (3.55%) LDAP
8 4 (2.37%) Internet
8 4 (2.37%) Reverse Proxy
8 4 (2.37%) VPN
9 3 (1.78%) DHCP
9 3 (1.78%) LAN
9 3 (1.78%) SSH
9 3 (1.78%) WAN
10 2 (1.18%) DMZ
10 2 (1.18%) VLAN
11 1 (0.59%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (27.22%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (8.88%) MongoDB
4 13 (7.69%) DB2
5 12 (7.10%) Oracle Database
5 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (4.73%) NoSQL
7 7 (4.14%) RDBMS
7 7 (4.14%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.55%) MySQL
9 4 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.37%) Big Data
9 4 (2.37%) Blockchain
9 4 (2.37%) Couchbase
9 4 (2.37%) CouchDB
9 4 (2.37%) NewSQL
9 4 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.37%) Redis
9 4 (2.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 39 (23.08%) TeamCity
2 30 (17.75%) Hudson
2 30 (17.75%) MSBuild
2 30 (17.75%) Octopus Deploy
3 28 (16.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 27 (15.98%) Team Foundation Server
5 25 (14.79%) Git (software)
6 18 (10.65%) Maven
7 16 (9.47%) Visual Studio
8 7 (4.14%) JUnit
9 6 (3.55%) Jenkins
9 6 (3.55%) Subversion
10 5 (2.96%) Ant
11 4 (2.37%) NUnit
11 4 (2.37%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.78%) Eclipse
12 3 (1.78%) Gradle
12 3 (1.78%) JIRA
13 2 (1.18%) ClearCase
13 2 (1.18%) Moq
General
1 100 (59.17%) Finance
2 75 (44.38%) Banking
3 10 (5.92%) Back Office
4 8 (4.73%) Financial Institution
5 7 (4.14%) Front Office
6 5 (2.96%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.96%) Marketing
7 3 (1.78%) Private Banking
7 3 (1.78%) Retail
8 2 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Electronics
9 1 (0.59%) Games
9 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.59%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (33.73%) Developer
2 30 (17.75%) Applications Support
3 28 (16.57%) Java Developer
4 20 (11.83%) .NET Developer
5 19 (11.24%) Architect
6 17 (10.06%) Senior Developer
7 15 (8.88%) Analyst
7 15 (8.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (8.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 15 (8.88%) SQL Developer
8 13 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
9 12 (7.10%) Applications Engineer
10 11 (6.51%) Applications Support Analyst
10 11 (6.51%) Middleware Engineer
10 11 (6.51%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.51%) Technical Specialist
11 9 (5.33%) WebSphere Specialist
12 8 (4.73%) Integration Architect
12 8 (4.73%) Solutions Architect
12 8 (4.73%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.95%) .NET
2 47 (27.81%) Middleware
3 35 (20.71%) IBM Integration Bus
4 32 (18.93%) MSMQ
4 32 (18.93%) Spring
5 29 (17.16%) HTML
6 27 (15.98%) CSS
7 26 (15.38%) Web Services
8 21 (12.43%) ASP.NET
9 19 (11.24%) J2EE
9 19 (11.24%) XML
10 18 (10.65%) JMS
11 17 (10.06%) ASP.NET Web API
11 17 (10.06%) RabbitMQ
12 16 (9.47%) XSLT
13 15 (8.88%) RESTful
14 10 (5.92%) Akka
14 10 (5.92%) Hibernate
14 10 (5.92%) SOAP
15 9 (5.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.43%) DataPower
2 10 (5.92%) Algorithms
3 8 (4.73%) Fintech
4 7 (4.14%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (3.55%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.55%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.55%) Replication
5 6 (3.55%) SWIFT
6 5 (2.96%) Mainframe
7 4 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (2.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (2.37%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.78%) Clustering
8 3 (1.78%) iPad
8 3 (1.78%) PKI
8 3 (1.78%) Virtual Team
9 2 (1.18%) Data Centre
9 2 (1.18%) Derivative
9 2 (1.18%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 66 (39.05%) Windows
2 52 (30.77%) Linux
3 51 (30.18%) Unix
4 39 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 14 (8.28%) AIX
6 9 (5.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (5.33%) Solaris
7 5 (2.96%) Android
7 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.59%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (46.75%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.12%) ITIL
3 32 (18.93%) DevOps
4 31 (18.34%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (17.75%) Task Automation
6 27 (15.98%) Configuration Management
7 25 (14.79%) Scrum
8 23 (13.61%) SDLC
9 22 (13.02%) Software Engineering
10 21 (12.43%) SOA
11 17 (10.06%) BDD
11 17 (10.06%) Client Onboarding
12 15 (8.88%) Change Management
13 14 (8.28%) TDD
14 13 (7.69%) Multithreading
15 12 (7.10%) Cryptography
15 12 (7.10%) Open Source
15 12 (7.10%) UML
16 11 (6.51%) Problem Management
17 10 (5.92%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 77 (45.56%) SQL
2 61 (36.09%) Java
3 56 (33.14%) PowerShell
4 35 (20.71%) Shell Script
5 29 (17.16%) C#
6 27 (15.98%) JavaScript
7 18 (10.65%) Python
8 15 (8.88%) C++
9 12 (7.10%) AWK
9 12 (7.10%) Bash Shell
10 10 (5.92%) Perl
11 8 (4.73%) Korn
11 8 (4.73%) sed
12 6 (3.55%) Jython
12 6 (3.55%) XPath
13 5 (2.96%) Scala
14 4 (2.37%) VB
15 3 (1.78%) Groovy
16 2 (1.18%) C
16 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (14.79%) Degree
2 6 (3.55%) ISEB
3 5 (2.96%) Oracle Certification
4 4 (2.37%) AWS Certification
4 4 (2.37%) Master's Degree
4 4 (2.37%) PhD
5 2 (1.18%) CISM
5 2 (1.18%) CISSP
5 2 (1.18%) CRISC
5 2 (1.18%) RHCE
5 2 (1.18%) SANS
6 1 (0.59%) CITP
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.28%) QA
2 8 (4.73%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) COBIT
3 2 (1.18%) GDPR
3 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.96%) Docker
3 5 (2.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (21.30%) Opscode Chef
2 33 (19.53%) Puppet
3 26 (15.38%) Ansible
3 26 (15.38%) Nagios
4 21 (12.43%) Control-M
5 10 (5.92%) Tivoli
6 6 (3.55%) CA Single Sign-On
7 3 (1.78%) BladeLogic
7 3 (1.78%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.59%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 83 (49.11%) IBM
2 50 (29.59%) Oracle
3 19 (11.24%) Microsoft
4 12 (7.10%) Red Hat
5 10 (5.92%) TIBCO
6 9 (5.33%) CA
7 8 (4.73%) Ab Initio
8 7 (4.14%) VMware
9 5 (2.96%) BT
9 5 (2.96%) Splunk
10 4 (2.37%) Sybase
11 3 (1.78%) BMC
11 3 (1.78%) SAP
11 3 (1.78%) Symantec
12 2 (1.18%) ATG
12 2 (1.18%) Embarcadero
12 2 (1.18%) hybris
12 2 (1.18%) Informatica
12 2 (1.18%) Remedy
12 2 (1.18%) Veritas
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
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