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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
Rank 769 790 748
Rank change year-on-year +21 -42  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 88 158 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.15% 0.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.26% 0.40% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 78 110 147
Median salary £53,750 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,192 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% -5.00%  

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 33917 39483 39806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 39.92% 38.35% 37.67%
Number of salaries quoted 28958 33994 33773
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WebSphere MQ in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 27 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 24 March 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 +21 77 £55,000 +10.00% 12
London +82 49 £55,000 -15.38% 8
South East +23 18 £55,000 -
Scotland +29 11 £52,500 - 2
Hampshire +15 10 £52,500 +5.00%
Wimbledon - 7 £72,500 -
Glasgow +31 6 £61,500 - 2
Berkshire +16 6 £55,000 -
Basingstoke +15 6 £57,500 +15.00%
Edinburgh +2 5 £52,500 -
West Midlands +30 4 £51,500 - 1
Maidenhead +10 4 £55,000 -29.03%
Farnborough -6 4 £50,000 -
Manchester -18 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
North West -20 4 £37,500 -16.66% 2
Coventry - 4 £51,500 -
City of London +34 2 £65,000 -
Surrey +39 1 £55,000 +4.76%
Guildford +22 1 £55,000 +4.76%
East of England +15 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Hertfordshire +7 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Watford -13 1 £65,000 +23.80%
Oxford - 1 £75,000 -
Leeds - 1 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 1 £75,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £55,000 - 1

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 218 (96.89%) WebSphere
2 138 (61.33%) Finance
3 128 (56.89%) SQL
4 110 (48.89%) IBM
4 110 (48.89%) Banking
5 104 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (42.22%) Java
7 84 (37.33%) Linux
8 83 (36.89%) Middleware
9 74 (32.89%) Windows
9 74 (32.89%) .NET
10 69 (30.67%) Oracle
11 63 (28.00%) XML
11 63 (28.00%) PowerShell
12 61 (27.11%) Spring
13 52 (23.11%) JMS
14 47 (20.89%) J2EE
15 46 (20.44%) HTML
15 46 (20.44%) Web Services
15 46 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (19.56%) Windows Server
16 44 (19.56%) Scrum
16 44 (19.56%) SQL Server
17 42 (18.67%) C#
18 41 (18.22%) Unix
19 40 (17.78%) MQSeries
20 39 (17.33%) Configuration Management
20 39 (17.33%) TeamCity
20 39 (17.33%) IBM Integration Bus
21 38 (16.89%) DevOps

WebSphere MQ
Top Related 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
1 218 (96.89%) WebSphere
2 40 (17.78%) MQSeries
3 37 (16.44%) IIS
3 37 (16.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 34 (15.11%) SharePoint
5 15 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 14 (6.22%) Tomcat
7 13 (5.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 12 (5.33%) JBoss
9 9 (4.00%) Apache
10 5 (2.22%) GlassFish
10 5 (2.22%) WebSphere Process Server
11 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (1.33%) IBM HTTP Server
12 2 (0.89%) Confluence
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Service Bus
13 1 (0.44%) Mule
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
13 1 (0.44%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (3.11%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
2 4 (1.78%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.44%) Fredhopper
3 1 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
3 1 (0.44%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.78%) GitHub
4 3 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (12.44%) TCP/IP
2 23 (10.22%) Intranet
3 17 (7.56%) SSL
4 11 (4.89%) FTP
4 11 (4.89%) HTTP
4 11 (4.89%) LDAP
5 10 (4.44%) Firewall
6 9 (4.00%) HTTPS
7 7 (3.11%) DMZ
8 2 (0.89%) DHCP
8 2 (0.89%) DNS
8 2 (0.89%) LAN
8 2 (0.89%) WAN
9 1 (0.44%) Internet
9 1 (0.44%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (19.56%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 20 (8.89%) Relational Database
4 16 (7.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 14 (6.22%) Hadoop
7 11 (4.89%) LogicBlox
7 11 (4.89%) MongoDB
8 10 (4.44%) RDBMS
9 9 (4.00%) Oracle Database
10 8 (3.56%) DB2
11 6 (2.67%) Hazelcast
11 6 (2.67%) MySQL
12 3 (1.33%) Big Data
13 2 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.89%) Endeca
14 1 (0.44%) DataStage
14 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
14 1 (0.44%) Infinispan
14 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 39 (17.33%) TeamCity
2 37 (16.44%) Hudson
3 36 (16.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 36 (16.00%) MSBuild
3 36 (16.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 35 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 21 (9.33%) Maven
6 18 (8.00%) Visual Studio
7 17 (7.56%) Git (software)
8 11 (4.89%) Jenkins
9 10 (4.44%) Gradle
10 9 (4.00%) JUnit
11 5 (2.22%) Ant
11 5 (2.22%) Log4j
11 5 (2.22%) Subversion
12 4 (1.78%) Rational Application Developer
12 4 (1.78%) SonarQube
13 3 (1.33%) JIRA
14 2 (0.89%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.89%) SoapUI
General
1 138 (61.33%) Finance
2 110 (48.89%) Banking
3 23 (10.22%) Investment Banking
4 14 (6.22%) Back Office
5 9 (4.00%) Front Office
5 9 (4.00%) Retail
6 5 (2.22%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.89%) Games
8 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 94 (41.78%) Developer
2 46 (20.44%) Java Developer
3 29 (12.89%) SQL Developer
4 26 (11.56%) Applications Support
5 23 (10.22%) .NET Developer
6 20 (8.89%) Applications Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) DevOps Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Middleware Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) PowerShell Engineer
6 20 (8.89%) Windows Engineer
7 19 (8.44%) Senior Developer
7 19 (8.44%) SSIS Developer
8 18 (8.00%) ASP.NET Developer
9 16 (7.11%) Consultant
9 16 (7.11%) Senior Java Developer
9 16 (7.11%) Technical Specialist
10 15 (6.67%) WebSphere Specialist
11 14 (6.22%) Analyst
12 12 (5.33%) Support Analyst
12 12 (5.33%) WebSphere Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (36.89%) Middleware
2 74 (32.89%) .NET
3 63 (28.00%) XML
4 61 (27.11%) Spring
5 52 (23.11%) JMS
6 47 (20.89%) J2EE
7 46 (20.44%) HTML
7 46 (20.44%) Web Services
8 39 (17.33%) IBM Integration Bus
9 38 (16.89%) MSMQ
10 32 (14.22%) XSLT
11 30 (13.33%) SOAP
12 28 (12.44%) ASP.NET
12 28 (12.44%) CSS
13 26 (11.56%) Hibernate
14 20 (8.89%) Ajax
14 20 (8.89%) Java EE
15 18 (8.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (7.11%) JSF
16 16 (7.11%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.78%) DataPower
2 20 (8.89%) SWIFT
3 13 (5.78%) Clustering
3 13 (5.78%) Enterprise Software
4 11 (4.89%) Computer Science
5 8 (3.56%) Fintech
6 7 (3.11%) Algorithms
6 7 (3.11%) iSeries
6 7 (3.11%) N-Tier
7 6 (2.67%) iPad
8 5 (2.22%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.89%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (0.89%) Eurex
9 2 (0.89%) IVR
10 1 (0.44%) Derivative
10 1 (0.44%) Equities
10 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.44%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 84 (37.33%) Linux
2 74 (32.89%) Windows
3 44 (19.56%) Windows Server
4 41 (18.22%) Unix
5 25 (11.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (8.44%) AIX
7 12 (5.33%) Solaris
8 6 (2.67%) Android
9 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (1.33%) CentOS
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (46.22%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (20.44%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (19.56%) Scrum
4 39 (17.33%) Configuration Management
5 38 (16.89%) DevOps
6 35 (15.56%) SOA
7 30 (13.33%) ITIL
8 29 (12.89%) Software Engineering
9 26 (11.56%) SDLC
10 22 (9.78%) ETL
10 22 (9.78%) UML
11 21 (9.33%) Client Onboarding
11 21 (9.33%) Mentoring
12 20 (8.89%) Unit Testing
13 19 (8.44%) User Acceptance Testing
14 15 (6.67%) Change Management
14 15 (6.67%) Risk Management
15 14 (6.22%) System Testing
16 13 (5.78%) TDD
17 12 (5.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 128 (56.89%) SQL
2 95 (42.22%) Java
3 63 (28.00%) PowerShell
4 42 (18.67%) C#
5 35 (15.56%) JavaScript
6 32 (14.22%) Python
7 31 (13.78%) Shell Script
8 18 (8.00%) Perl
9 14 (6.22%) Jython
10 13 (5.78%) XPath
11 11 (4.89%) VB
12 10 (4.44%) PL/SQL
13 9 (4.00%) Bash Shell
13 9 (4.00%) C++
14 8 (3.56%) Scala
15 7 (3.11%) Groovy
16 6 (2.67%) Korn
16 6 (2.67%) RPG
16 6 (2.67%) RPG IV
17 3 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (9.33%) Degree
2 7 (3.11%) ISEB
3 4 (1.78%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.89%) IBM Certification
4 2 (0.89%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.89%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.44%) CITP
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (13.33%) QA
2 9 (4.00%) SLA
3 7 (3.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.44%) SEPA
System Software
1 7 (3.11%) Docker
2 5 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.89%) Firmware
4 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) iptables
5 1 (0.44%) PowerHA
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
5 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 36 (16.00%) Opscode Chef
1 36 (16.00%) Puppet
2 35 (15.56%) Control-M
3 34 (15.11%) Ansible
3 34 (15.11%) Nagios
4 7 (3.11%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (2.67%) Tivoli
6 4 (1.78%) Tivoli Identity Manager
7 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.44%) OpenSSO
8 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 110 (48.89%) IBM
2 69 (30.67%) Oracle
3 18 (8.00%) Microsoft
3 18 (8.00%) Red Hat
4 13 (5.78%) Solace
5 11 (4.89%) TIBCO
6 9 (4.00%) BT
7 8 (3.56%) CA
7 8 (3.56%) Sybase
8 7 (3.11%) Google
9 4 (1.78%) Software AG
9 4 (1.78%) Terracotta
9 4 (1.78%) VMware
10 3 (1.33%) Actimize
10 3 (1.33%) SAP
10 3 (1.33%) webMethods
11 2 (0.89%) ATG
11 2 (0.89%) hybris
11 2 (0.89%) Informatica
11 2 (0.89%) Sun
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Empiric Solutions
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warwickshire
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Outstanding + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
North West London
onezeero.
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 13 days ago