Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
UK
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 911 976 923
Rank change year-on-year +65 -53 -145
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 222 218 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.12% 0.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.35% 0.30% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 150 174 250
UK median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £41,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £86,375 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +13.17% +2.50% +5.26%

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 63,325 71,585 72,403
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.55% 40.10% 39.16%
Number of salaries quoted 52,111 59,621 62,684
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WebSphere MQ in the UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 13 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 10 December 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 +80 213 £70,000 +16.67% 15
London +118 145 £80,000 +18.52% 7
UK excluding London +35 74 £58,000 +13.17% 9
South East +25 29 £60,000 +14.29% 2
East of England - 16 £80,000 -
North of England +9 13 £43,750 -14.63% 2
North West +5 8 £42,500 -17.07% 1
Midlands +29 6 £47,500 - 3
Scotland -13 6 £49,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 - 1
East Midlands +7 4 - - 3
South West +4 4 £37,500 -37.50% 1
West Midlands +31 2 £47,500 -

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 181 (81.53%) WebSphere
2 113 (50.90%) Oracle
3 111 (50.00%) Web Services
4 110 (49.55%) Finance
5 98 (44.14%) Java
6 93 (41.89%) JMS
6 93 (41.89%) IBM
7 75 (33.78%) Middleware
8 74 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 70 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
10 68 (30.63%) Linux
10 68 (30.63%) DevOps
11 66 (29.73%) SQL
11 66 (29.73%) JavaScript
12 64 (28.83%) PowerShell
13 61 (27.48%) TDD
14 59 (26.58%) Git (software)
15 58 (26.13%) Banking
16 54 (24.32%) Scrum
17 53 (23.87%) Test Automation
18 51 (22.97%) Microservices
18 51 (22.97%) SOA
19 50 (22.52%) Windows
20 47 (21.17%) Oracle Database
20 47 (21.17%) JIRA
21 45 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
21 45 (20.27%) Microsoft
22 44 (19.82%) .NET
22 44 (19.82%) SDLC
23 42 (18.92%) C#

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
1 181 (81.53%) WebSphere
2 34 (15.32%) JBoss
3 29 (13.06%) WebSphere Application Server
4 25 (11.26%) Confluence
5 24 (10.81%) MQSeries
6 22 (9.91%) WebLogic
7 21 (9.46%) BizTalk Server
8 17 (7.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 15 (6.76%) GlassFish
9 15 (6.76%) OpenStack
10 13 (5.86%) NServiceBus
11 8 (3.60%) IIS
12 5 (2.25%) Apache
12 5 (2.25%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (2.25%) Tomcat
13 4 (1.80%) WebSphere Portal
14 2 (0.90%) CICS
14 2 (0.90%) SAS
15 1 (0.45%) Jetty
15 1 (0.45%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (5.86%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (7.66%) Payment Gateway
2 9 (4.05%) Markit EDM
3 6 (2.70%) BusinessWorks
4 4 (1.80%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
4 4 (1.80%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.45%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 28 (12.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.81%) SaaS
3 19 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (6.76%) AWS CloudFormation
4 15 (6.76%) IaaS
5 12 (5.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.45%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.45%) Office 365
6 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.45%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.91%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.66%) DNS
3 16 (7.21%) AMQP
3 16 (7.21%) Internet
3 16 (7.21%) SAN
4 15 (6.76%) VPN
5 14 (6.31%) Reverse Proxy
6 13 (5.86%) Firewall
7 11 (4.95%) HTTP
8 9 (4.05%) SSL
9 3 (1.35%) FTP
10 2 (0.90%) MQTT
10 2 (0.90%) SSH
11 1 (0.45%) DHCP
11 1 (0.45%) iSCSI
11 1 (0.45%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 47 (21.17%) Oracle Database
3 32 (14.41%) NoSQL
4 29 (13.06%) SQL Server 2008
5 28 (12.61%) Relational Database
6 24 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 22 (9.91%) RDBMS
8 12 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.25%) DB2
9 5 (2.25%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.80%) NonStop SQL
10 4 (1.80%) solidDB
11 3 (1.35%) Couchbase
11 3 (1.35%) Hadoop
11 3 (1.35%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.35%) Redis
11 3 (1.35%) Riak
12 2 (0.90%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.45%) Informix
Development Applications
1 59 (26.58%) Git (software)
2 47 (21.17%) JIRA
3 34 (15.32%) Subversion
4 21 (9.46%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (9.01%) Jenkins
6 17 (7.66%) TeamCity
7 13 (5.86%) Artifactory
7 13 (5.86%) Bitbucket
7 13 (5.86%) Maven
7 13 (5.86%) Moq
7 13 (5.86%) NCrunch
7 13 (5.86%) NUnit
7 13 (5.86%) ReSharper
8 4 (1.80%) Eclipse
8 4 (1.80%) Introscope
8 4 (1.80%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.80%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (1.80%) Visual Studio
9 3 (1.35%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 110 (49.55%) Finance
2 58 (26.13%) Banking
3 12 (5.41%) French Language
3 12 (5.41%) German Language
3 12 (5.41%) Swedish Language
4 10 (4.50%) Retail
5 9 (4.05%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.25%) Front Office
6 5 (2.25%) Marketing
7 4 (1.80%) Advertising
7 4 (1.80%) Law
8 3 (1.35%) Back Office
9 1 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 61 (27.48%) Developer
2 41 (18.47%) Architect
3 36 (16.22%) Analyst
4 35 (15.77%) Applications Support
4 35 (15.77%) Support Analyst
5 34 (15.32%) Applications Support Analyst
6 19 (8.56%) Integration Architect
7 18 (8.11%) Lead Developer
7 18 (8.11%) Senior Analyst
7 18 (8.11%) Senior Applications Support
7 18 (8.11%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
7 18 (8.11%) Senior Support Analyst
8 16 (7.21%) Java Developer
8 16 (7.21%) Senior Developer
9 15 (6.76%) Platform Engineer
10 14 (6.31%) Infrastructure Architect
11 13 (5.86%) C# Developer
11 13 (5.86%) Senior C# Developer
12 12 (5.41%) BizTalk Developer
13 11 (4.95%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (50.00%) Web Services
2 93 (41.89%) JMS
3 75 (33.78%) Middleware
4 44 (19.82%) .NET
5 35 (15.77%) HTML
6 33 (14.86%) IBM Integration Bus
7 31 (13.96%) CSS
7 31 (13.96%) REST
8 28 (12.61%) JSON
9 27 (12.16%) WCF
10 25 (11.26%) jQuery
10 25 (11.26%) RabbitMQ
10 25 (11.26%) Spring
11 22 (9.91%) Ajax
12 21 (9.46%) DHTML
12 21 (9.46%) Java EE
12 21 (9.46%) JSP
12 21 (9.46%) MSMQ
12 21 (9.46%) Servlets
12 21 (9.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (10.36%) CMDB
4 16 (7.21%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (6.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (6.76%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (6.31%) DataPower
6 14 (6.31%) Replication
7 13 (5.86%) Algorithms
8 12 (5.41%) SWIFT
9 10 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (4.50%) Mainframe
10 7 (3.15%) Management Information System
11 6 (2.70%) Fintech
12 5 (2.25%) Clustering
12 5 (2.25%) NHS
12 5 (2.25%) User Experience
13 4 (1.80%) Mobile App
13 4 (1.80%) Online Banking
13 4 (1.80%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 68 (30.63%) Linux
2 50 (22.52%) Windows
3 35 (15.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 32 (14.41%) Unix
5 30 (13.51%) Windows Server
6 24 (10.81%) CentOS
7 5 (2.25%) Solaris
8 4 (1.80%) AIX
9 1 (0.45%) HPUX
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (31.53%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.63%) DevOps
3 61 (27.48%) TDD
4 54 (24.32%) Scrum
5 53 (23.87%) Test Automation
6 51 (22.97%) Microservices
6 51 (22.97%) SOA
7 45 (20.27%) Continuous Integration
8 44 (19.82%) SDLC
9 40 (18.02%) Stakeholder Management
10 38 (17.12%) Deployment Automation
11 35 (15.77%) EAI
11 35 (15.77%) High Availability
12 33 (14.86%) ITIL
13 31 (13.96%) Analytical Thinking
14 29 (13.06%) Computer Science
14 29 (13.06%) Performance Tuning
15 23 (10.36%) Release Management
16 22 (9.91%) Multithreading
16 22 (9.91%) OO
Programming Languages
1 98 (44.14%) Java
2 66 (29.73%) JavaScript
2 66 (29.73%) SQL
3 64 (28.83%) PowerShell
4 42 (18.92%) C#
5 34 (15.32%) Shell Script
6 32 (14.41%) Python
7 28 (12.61%) PL/SQL
8 25 (11.26%) Bash Shell
9 13 (5.86%) AWK
10 9 (4.05%) Jython
11 8 (3.60%) Korn
12 7 (3.15%) C++
13 6 (2.70%) COBOL
13 6 (2.70%) VB.NET
13 6 (2.70%) VBScript
14 5 (2.25%) Perl
15 4 (1.80%) C
16 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.90%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (18.47%) Degree
2 27 (12.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (7.21%) Security Cleared
4 13 (5.86%) SC Cleared
5 9 (4.05%) AWS Certification
6 8 (3.60%) Master's Degree
7 6 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (1.35%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (1.35%) ISEB
9 2 (0.90%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.90%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.90%) PMP
10 1 (0.45%) CISSP
10 1 (0.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.60%) QA
2 5 (2.25%) HL7
3 3 (1.35%) SLA
4 2 (0.90%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.45%) MiFID
5 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (13.96%) Docker
2 14 (6.31%) VMware ESXi
3 11 (4.95%) Hyper-V
3 11 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.90%) ACF2
5 2 (0.90%) NFS
5 2 (0.90%) RACF
5 2 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.90%) vSphere
6 1 (0.45%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
6 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (18.47%) Puppet
2 40 (18.02%) Opscode Chef
3 31 (13.96%) Ansible
4 7 (3.15%) Control-M
5 5 (2.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 4 (1.80%) CA Wily
6 4 (1.80%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (1.80%) TIBCO Hawk
7 2 (0.90%) HP ALM
7 2 (0.90%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.90%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.45%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.45%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.45%) Oracle ZFS
8 1 (0.45%) QRadar
8 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.45%) vMotion
8 1 (0.45%) vRealize
Vendors
1 113 (50.90%) Oracle
2 93 (41.89%) IBM
3 45 (20.27%) Microsoft
4 31 (13.96%) Red Hat
5 28 (12.61%) MuleSoft
5 28 (12.61%) Splunk
5 28 (12.61%) TIBCO
6 20 (9.01%) VMware
7 15 (6.76%) SAP
7 15 (6.76%) Software AG
8 13 (5.86%) DevExpress
9 9 (4.05%) AppDynamics
10 6 (2.70%) HP
11 5 (2.25%) IBM Sterling
12 4 (1.80%) Bloomberg
12 4 (1.80%) Dynatrace
12 4 (1.80%) StreamBase
12 4 (1.80%) WorldPay
13 3 (1.35%) Reuters
14 2 (0.90%) Veritas