The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 - 221
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 3 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.058% - 0.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.15% - 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 12
Median salary £42,000 - £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 - £48,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,300 - £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £48,750 £50,250
% change year-on-year +12.82% -2.98%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2033 2107 2134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 39.57% 34.16% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9577 8832 9261
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing WebSphere MQ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WebSphere MQ in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for WebSphere MQ in the West Midlands

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 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
Coventry - 3 £42,000 -
WebSphere MQ
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 7 (100.00%) Linux
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
1 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (85.71%) DataPower
3 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 4 (57.14%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (28.57%) SOA
5 2 (28.57%) Finance

WebSphere MQ
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 7 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware Specialist
2 4 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) Middleware
2 4 (57.14%) IBM Integration Bus
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) DataPower
2 3 (42.86%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) High Availability
2 2 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (28.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) Red Hat