The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - - 211
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.097%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Median salary - - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% -13.33%  

MQSeries is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 665 1118 981
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 14.08% 18.17% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 551 919 816
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,600 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,300 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing MQSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for MQSeries in the West Midlands

MQSeries
Top 10 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (100.00%) Change Control
1 1 (100.00%) ITIL
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM