Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1014 937 795
Rank change year-on-year -77 -142 +151
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 192 307 533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.25%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.42% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 151 253 303
UK median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £40,300
90th Percentile £87,500 £72,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

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 72598 73664 82620
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.13% 39.00% 38.02%
Number of salaries quoted 60360 63976 70627
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere MQ in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 11 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 21 November 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 -114 163 £60,000 +18.81% 10
London -29 116 £65,000 +23.81% 9
UK excluding London -39 75 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South East -19 25 £52,500 +5.00%
Scotland -2 18 - - 2
North of England +14 11 £60,000 +50.00% 1
North West +8 11 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Wales - 10 £42,500 -
South West +17 7 £60,000 -
East Midlands +42 4 £57,500 +15.00%
Midlands +29 4 £57,500 +15.00%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 172 (89.58%) WebSphere
2 104 (54.17%) SQL
3 95 (49.48%) Finance
4 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
4 82 (42.71%) IBM
5 81 (42.19%) Windows
6 80 (41.67%) Banking
7 69 (35.94%) RabbitMQ
8 68 (35.42%) Linux
9 66 (34.38%) MSMQ
10 65 (33.85%) Windows Server
11 60 (31.25%) Java
12 55 (28.65%) SQL Server
13 54 (28.13%) DevOps
14 52 (27.08%) Puppet
15 50 (26.04%) Opscode Chef
16 49 (25.52%) Ansible
17 48 (25.00%) IIS
18 47 (24.48%) QA
19 45 (23.44%) Scrum
20 43 (22.40%) Test Automation
21 41 (21.35%) Selenium
21 41 (21.35%) Tomcat
22 40 (20.83%) Unix
22 40 (20.83%) .NET
23 38 (19.79%) Python
23 38 (19.79%) IBM Integration Bus
24 36 (18.75%) TeamCity
24 36 (18.75%) ITIL
25 35 (18.23%) JMS

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
1 172 (89.58%) WebSphere
2 48 (25.00%) IIS
3 41 (21.35%) Tomcat
4 23 (11.98%) JBoss
4 23 (11.98%) WebLogic
5 19 (9.90%) Jetty
6 18 (9.38%) Apache
7 13 (6.77%) IBM HTTP Server
7 13 (6.77%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (3.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (1.56%) Confluence
10 3 (1.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 2 (1.04%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.52%) Mule
12 1 (0.52%) nginx
12 1 (0.52%) Oracle Service Bus
Business Applications
1 12 (6.25%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (5.73%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
3 2 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.52%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.08%) OpenShift
3 4 (2.08%) PaaS
4 1 (0.52%) Bluemix
4 1 (0.52%) Boomi
4 1 (0.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.52%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (11.98%) HTTP
2 19 (9.90%) AMQP
3 14 (7.29%) DNS
4 10 (5.21%) DHCP
4 10 (5.21%) Firewall
5 6 (3.13%) TCP/IP
6 5 (2.60%) SAN
7 4 (2.08%) SSL
8 1 (0.52%) FTP
8 1 (0.52%) Internet
8 1 (0.52%) Intranet
8 1 (0.52%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.52%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.52%) LAN
8 1 (0.52%) NAS
8 1 (0.52%) SMTP
8 1 (0.52%) SSH
8 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (28.65%) SQL Server
2 28 (14.58%) NoSQL
3 27 (14.06%) MongoDB
4 26 (13.54%) Couchbase
5 24 (12.50%) Redis
5 24 (12.50%) Riak
6 22 (11.46%) Hadoop
7 8 (4.17%) DB2
8 7 (3.65%) MySQL
9 6 (3.13%) Big Data
9 6 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (2.60%) Blockchain
10 5 (2.60%) CouchDB
10 5 (2.60%) NewSQL
10 5 (2.60%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 41 (21.35%) Selenium
2 36 (18.75%) TeamCity
3 30 (15.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 29 (15.10%) MSBuild
5 28 (14.58%) Octopus Deploy
6 26 (13.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (13.54%) Hudson
7 21 (10.94%) Cucumber
7 21 (10.94%) FitNesse
8 20 (10.42%) HP UFT
8 20 (10.42%) SoapUI
9 19 (9.90%) Vagrant
10 12 (6.25%) Maven
11 10 (5.21%) Git (software)
11 10 (5.21%) Jenkins
12 7 (3.65%) Ant
12 7 (3.65%) Eclipse
12 7 (3.65%) SpecFlow
13 5 (2.60%) JIRA
13 5 (2.60%) NUnit
General
1 95 (49.48%) Finance
2 80 (41.67%) Banking
3 20 (10.42%) Private Banking
4 10 (5.21%) Marketing
5 7 (3.65%) Advertising
6 5 (2.60%) Electronics
6 5 (2.60%) Investment Banking
6 5 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.56%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.56%) Front Office
8 1 (0.52%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (21.35%) Analyst
2 38 (19.79%) Developer
3 31 (16.15%) Applications Support
4 26 (13.54%) Banking Analyst
4 26 (13.54%) Financial Analyst
5 25 (13.02%) SQL Analyst
6 24 (12.50%) Architect
7 20 (10.42%) Automation Test Analyst
7 20 (10.42%) QA Analyst
7 20 (10.42%) QA Automation Analyst
7 20 (10.42%) QA Test Analyst
7 20 (10.42%) Test Analyst
7 20 (10.42%) XML Analyst
8 19 (9.90%) Support Analyst
9 17 (8.85%) Applications Support Analyst
10 16 (8.33%) Java Developer
10 16 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
11 15 (7.81%) Full Stack Developer
11 15 (7.81%) Integration Architect
12 14 (7.29%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (35.94%) RabbitMQ
2 66 (34.38%) MSMQ
3 40 (20.83%) .NET
4 38 (19.79%) IBM Integration Bus
5 35 (18.23%) JMS
5 35 (18.23%) Spring
6 33 (17.19%) RESTful
7 32 (16.67%) XML
8 29 (15.10%) Middleware
9 27 (14.06%) HTML
10 25 (13.02%) HTML5
11 22 (11.46%) Web Services
12 21 (10.94%) Kafka
12 21 (10.94%) REST
12 21 (10.94%) TIBCO EMS
13 20 (10.42%) Hibernate
14 19 (9.90%) JPA
15 9 (4.69%) AngularJS
15 9 (4.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 8 (4.17%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.42%) DataPower
2 10 (5.21%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.21%) iSeries
3 9 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (4.17%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.17%) Mainframe
4 8 (4.17%) SWIFT
5 7 (3.65%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (3.13%) Fintech
7 3 (1.56%) Clustering
7 3 (1.56%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.56%) Replication
8 2 (1.04%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.52%) Equities
9 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.52%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 81 (42.19%) Windows
2 68 (35.42%) Linux
3 65 (33.85%) Windows Server
4 40 (20.83%) Unix
5 16 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (6.25%) AIX
6 12 (6.25%) Solaris
7 11 (5.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (5.21%) OS/400
9 3 (1.56%) Android
10 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
10 2 (1.04%) SUSE
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (42.71%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (28.13%) DevOps
3 45 (23.44%) Scrum
4 43 (22.40%) Test Automation
5 36 (18.75%) ITIL
6 31 (16.15%) Configuration Management
6 31 (16.15%) Software Engineering
7 30 (15.63%) Multithreading
8 29 (15.10%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (15.10%) TDD
8 29 (15.10%) UML
9 27 (14.06%) BDD
10 26 (13.54%) Task Automation
11 22 (11.46%) Change Management
11 22 (11.46%) Regression Testing
12 21 (10.94%) Concurrent Programming
13 20 (10.42%) API Integration
13 20 (10.42%) Kanban
14 19 (9.90%) Data Protection
14 19 (9.90%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 104 (54.17%) SQL
2 60 (31.25%) Java
3 38 (19.79%) Python
4 33 (17.19%) Bash Shell
5 32 (16.67%) PowerShell
6 28 (14.58%) Shell Script
7 27 (14.06%) JavaScript
8 21 (10.94%) Ruby
9 11 (5.73%) C#
10 9 (4.69%) C++
11 3 (1.56%) C
11 3 (1.56%) Jython
11 3 (1.56%) Perl
11 3 (1.56%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.56%) XPath
12 2 (1.04%) Clojure
12 2 (1.04%) Erlang
12 2 (1.04%) F#
12 2 (1.04%) Haskell
12 2 (1.04%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (9.90%) CISM
1 19 (9.90%) CISSP
1 19 (9.90%) CRISC
1 19 (9.90%) SANS
2 12 (6.25%) Degree
3 8 (4.17%) VCP5
3 8 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (2.60%) PhD
5 2 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.04%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.04%) RHCE
6 1 (0.52%) CITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (24.48%) QA
2 19 (9.90%) COBIT
2 19 (9.90%) GDPR
3 12 (6.25%) SLA
4 6 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.52%) RosettaNet
System Software
1 30 (15.63%) Docker
2 9 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.08%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.04%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.52%) PowerHA
6 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 52 (27.08%) Puppet
2 50 (26.04%) Opscode Chef
3 49 (25.52%) Ansible
4 27 (14.06%) Nagios
5 21 (10.94%) Cobbler
6 7 (3.65%) Tivoli
7 2 (1.04%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.04%) CA Wily
7 2 (1.04%) Control-M
7 2 (1.04%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.52%) BMC Marimba
8 1 (0.52%) Cacti
8 1 (0.52%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.52%) Terraform
8 1 (0.52%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 82 (42.71%) IBM
2 35 (18.23%) TIBCO
3 26 (13.54%) Oracle
4 24 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 22 (11.46%) VMware
6 19 (9.90%) Red Hat
7 11 (5.73%) Splunk
8 8 (4.17%) Symantec
9 6 (3.13%) SAP
10 5 (2.60%) Citrix
10 5 (2.60%) EMC
10 5 (2.60%) Informatica
11 4 (2.08%) Juniper
11 4 (2.08%) MuleSoft
12 3 (1.56%) Dell
12 3 (1.56%) NetApp
13 2 (1.04%) BMC
13 2 (1.04%) CA
13 2 (1.04%) Embarcadero
13 2 (1.04%) Veritas