Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1022 971 895
Rank change year-on-year -51 -76 -101
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 155 216 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.13% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.22% 0.31% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 102 169 309
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 £41,250 £37,017
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,304
% change year-on-year - +10.98% +1.73%

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 70,968 68,670 77,689
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.81% 40.62% 38.70%
Number of salaries quoted 59,306 58,393 66,969
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -59 142 £60,000 +9.09% 26
UK excluding London -36 81 £52,500 - 12
London -31 72 £69,250 +20.43% 15
South East -15 41 £38,000 -30.91% 2
South West -19 13 £52,500 +2.96%
Scotland -48 12 £55,925 +6.52% 1
North of England -9 8 £47,000 +25.33% 4
North West -15 8 £47,000 +25.33% 2
Midlands -19 4 £40,000 -15.79% 4
East of England -9 3 £72,500 +11.54% 1
East Midlands -7 2 - - 3
West Midlands -8 2 £40,000 -15.79% 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 147 (94.84%) WebSphere
2 86 (55.48%) SQL
3 68 (43.87%) IBM
4 64 (41.29%) Java
5 63 (40.65%) Oracle
6 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
7 57 (36.77%) Finance
8 53 (34.19%) SQL Server
9 52 (33.55%) Windows
10 46 (29.68%) TDD
11 45 (29.03%) Linux
11 45 (29.03%) Middleware
12 41 (26.45%) Unix
13 40 (25.81%) Web Services
14 39 (25.16%) Scrum
15 38 (24.52%) .NET
15 38 (24.52%) JMS
16 35 (22.58%) WebLogic
16 35 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
17 34 (21.94%) XML
17 34 (21.94%) Banking
18 32 (20.65%) Python
18 32 (20.65%) REST
19 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
20 29 (18.71%) DevOps
21 28 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
21 28 (18.06%) MSMQ
22 27 (17.42%) C#
23 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
23 26 (16.77%) QA

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
1 147 (94.84%) WebSphere
2 35 (22.58%) WebLogic
3 20 (12.90%) IIS
3 20 (12.90%) JBoss
4 19 (12.26%) Tomcat
5 17 (10.97%) WebSphere Application Server
6 14 (9.03%) IBM Notes
7 13 (8.39%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (6.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 7 (4.52%) Oracle Application Server
10 6 (3.87%) NServiceBus
11 5 (3.23%) CICS
11 5 (3.23%) Jetty
12 4 (2.58%) MQSeries
13 3 (1.94%) Apache
13 3 (1.94%) Confluence
13 3 (1.94%) Elasticsearch
13 3 (1.94%) GlassFish
13 3 (1.94%) nginx
13 3 (1.94%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Markit EDM
2 3 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 17 (10.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.81%) Office 365
4 4 (2.58%) Boomi
4 4 (2.58%) OpenShift
4 4 (2.58%) PaaS
5 2 (1.29%) Datadog
5 2 (1.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
6 1 (0.65%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 22 (14.19%) LAN
1 22 (14.19%) WAN
2 17 (10.97%) TCP/IP
3 14 (9.03%) HTTP
4 11 (7.10%) SAN
5 9 (5.81%) Firewall
6 8 (5.16%) iSCSI
7 7 (4.52%) AMQP
8 5 (3.23%) SSL
9 4 (2.58%) DNS
10 3 (1.94%) DHCP
10 3 (1.94%) Internet
10 3 (1.94%) VPN
11 2 (1.29%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (1.29%) FTP
12 1 (0.65%) PuTTY
12 1 (0.65%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (34.19%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (8.39%) MySQL
4 12 (7.74%) PowerCenter
5 11 (7.10%) Relational Database
6 10 (6.45%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.81%) MongoDB
8 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (5.16%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (4.52%) Hadoop
9 7 (4.52%) NoSQL
9 7 (4.52%) Redis
10 6 (3.87%) DB2
11 5 (3.23%) Big Data
11 5 (3.23%) Couchbase
11 5 (3.23%) Riak
12 4 (2.58%) IBM InfoSphere
12 4 (2.58%) Infinispan
12 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (11.61%) Git (software)
2 14 (9.03%) Eclipse
2 14 (9.03%) Selenium
2 14 (9.03%) SoapUI
3 13 (8.39%) Ant
3 13 (8.39%) Maven
4 10 (6.45%) JUnit
5 9 (5.81%) Subversion
6 8 (5.16%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.52%) Cucumber
7 7 (4.52%) Moq
7 7 (4.52%) NUnit
8 6 (3.87%) Artifactory
8 6 (3.87%) Bitbucket
8 6 (3.87%) Jenkins
8 6 (3.87%) JIRA
8 6 (3.87%) NCrunch
8 6 (3.87%) ReSharper
9 5 (3.23%) FitNesse
9 5 (3.23%) Vagrant
General
1 57 (36.77%) Finance
2 34 (21.94%) Banking
3 9 (5.81%) Private Banking
4 7 (4.52%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.94%) Back Office
5 3 (1.94%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.29%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Front Office
7 1 (0.65%) German Language
7 1 (0.65%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 56 (36.13%) Developer
2 31 (20.00%) Analyst
3 24 (15.48%) Senior Developer
4 19 (12.26%) Java Developer
5 18 (11.61%) Consultant
6 16 (10.32%) Software Developer
7 14 (9.03%) Support Analyst
8 13 (8.39%) C# Developer
8 13 (8.39%) IT Analyst
8 13 (8.39%) IT Support
8 13 (8.39%) IT Support Analyst
8 13 (8.39%) Lead Developer
8 13 (8.39%) Senior Consultant
9 11 (7.10%) Software Engineer
10 10 (6.45%) Developer/Software Engineer
10 10 (6.45%) Lead Software Developer
10 10 (6.45%) Lead Software Engineer
10 10 (6.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 10 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
11 9 (5.81%) Finance Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.03%) Middleware
2 40 (25.81%) Web Services
3 38 (24.52%) .NET
3 38 (24.52%) JMS
4 34 (21.94%) XML
5 32 (20.65%) REST
6 28 (18.06%) MSMQ
7 24 (15.48%) RabbitMQ
8 23 (14.84%) HTML
9 22 (14.19%) Spring
10 19 (12.26%) SOAP
10 19 (12.26%) XSLT
11 16 (10.32%) IBM Integration Bus
11 16 (10.32%) RESTful
12 15 (9.68%) AngularJS
12 15 (9.68%) CSS
12 15 (9.68%) Hibernate
12 15 (9.68%) HTML5
12 15 (9.68%) XSD
13 14 (9.03%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.06%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (16.13%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (9.03%) iSeries
4 9 (5.81%) AS400
5 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Storage
6 7 (4.52%) Mainframe
7 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (3.23%) Fixed Income
8 4 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (2.58%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (2.58%) OTC Derivatives
9 3 (1.94%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (1.94%) User Experience
10 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.29%) Clustering
10 2 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.29%) Fintech
10 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.29%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (33.55%) Windows
2 45 (29.03%) Linux
3 41 (26.45%) Unix
4 25 (16.13%) Solaris
5 24 (15.48%) Windows Server
6 19 (12.26%) AIX
7 15 (9.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (7.10%) HPUX
9 7 (4.52%) Amazon Linux
10 3 (1.94%) Android
10 3 (1.94%) CentOS
10 3 (1.94%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.94%) SUSE
11 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (38.06%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (29.68%) TDD
3 39 (25.16%) Scrum
4 35 (22.58%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (18.71%) DevOps
6 26 (16.77%) Software Engineering
7 24 (15.48%) SOA
8 22 (14.19%) OO
9 21 (13.55%) OOD
10 20 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (12.90%) Mentoring
11 19 (12.26%) Configuration Management
12 16 (10.32%) SDLC
12 16 (10.32%) UML
13 15 (9.68%) ITIL
13 15 (9.68%) Kanban
14 14 (9.03%) Release Management
14 14 (9.03%) Test Automation
15 12 (7.74%) Change Management
15 12 (7.74%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 86 (55.48%) SQL
2 64 (41.29%) Java
3 32 (20.65%) Python
4 27 (17.42%) C#
5 24 (15.48%) JavaScript
6 18 (11.61%) Ruby
7 16 (10.32%) Bash Shell
8 13 (8.39%) C++
9 12 (7.74%) C
9 12 (7.74%) Shell Script
10 10 (6.45%) Perl
11 9 (5.81%) COBOL
12 6 (3.87%) XPath
13 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.58%) Groovy
14 4 (2.58%) Korn
15 3 (1.94%) PL/1
15 3 (1.94%) REXX
15 3 (1.94%) VB
15 3 (1.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (5.81%) CISM
1 9 (5.81%) CISSP
1 9 (5.81%) CRISC
1 9 (5.81%) SANS
2 8 (5.16%) Degree
3 7 (4.52%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) AWS Certification
4 3 (1.94%) CTC Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) ISEB
4 3 (1.94%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.94%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.94%) PMP
4 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) RHCE
6 1 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (16.77%) QA
2 9 (5.81%) COBIT
2 9 (5.81%) GDPR
3 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (8.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.10%) Docker
3 10 (6.45%) VMware ESXi
4 9 (5.81%) Active Directory
5 8 (5.16%) Hyper-V
5 8 (5.16%) NFS
6 7 (4.52%) iptables
6 7 (4.52%) VMware Server
6 7 (4.52%) vSphere
7 3 (1.94%) ACF2
7 3 (1.94%) RACF
7 3 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.94%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.29%) KVM
9 1 (0.65%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.65%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) SCOM
2 9 (5.81%) Ansible
2 9 (5.81%) Puppet
3 8 (5.16%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (5.16%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 7 (4.52%) Cobbler
5 5 (3.23%) Tivoli
6 4 (2.58%) Kubernetes
7 3 (1.94%) CA Wily
7 3 (1.94%) HP ALM
8 2 (1.29%) BladeLogic
8 2 (1.29%) Consul
8 2 (1.29%) Control-M
8 2 (1.29%) Grafana
8 2 (1.29%) Nagios
8 2 (1.29%) Netcool
8 2 (1.29%) Prometheus
8 2 (1.29%) Terraform
9 1 (0.65%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.65%) WebSphere Service Registry and Repository
Vendors
1 68 (43.87%) IBM
2 63 (40.65%) Oracle
3 31 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.48%) Red Hat
5 23 (14.84%) TIBCO
6 17 (10.97%) Citrix
7 14 (9.03%) Lotus
7 14 (9.03%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (8.39%) HP
8 13 (8.39%) VMware
9 10 (6.45%) EMC
10 9 (5.81%) CA
10 9 (5.81%) Sybase
11 8 (5.16%) Dell
11 8 (5.16%) Informatica
11 8 (5.16%) NetApp
11 8 (5.16%) Riverbed
11 8 (5.16%) ServiceNow
11 8 (5.16%) SolarWinds
12 7 (4.52%) WSO2