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 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)
England / West Midlands
Rank 206 236 212
Rank change year-on-year +30 -24  
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 4 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.085% 0.016% 0.099%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% 0.047% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
Median salary £51,500 - £52,500
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 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 1745 2124 1924
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 37.00% 34.66% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1553 1860 1721
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WebSphere MQ
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 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
Coventry - 4 £51,500 -
WebSphere MQ
England

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WebSphere MQ.

1 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 8 (80.00%) Middleware
4 7 (70.00%) DataPower
5 3 (30.00%) SOA
6 2 (20.00%) OOP
6 2 (20.00%) OO
6 2 (20.00%) JBoss
6 2 (20.00%) Apache
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) J2EE
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) DB2
6 2 (20.00%) JUnit
6 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (20.00%) SOAP
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) XML
6 2 (20.00%) Spring
6 2 (20.00%) Google
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Log4j
6 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
6 2 (20.00%) JAXB
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
6 2 (20.00%) Guava

WebSphere MQ
Top Related 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 10 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (20.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (10.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) DB2
1 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Log4j
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (70.00%) Middleware Specialist
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 7 (70.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Middleware
2 2 (20.00%) Apache OpenJPA
2 2 (20.00%) EclipseLink
2 2 (20.00%) Guava
2 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (20.00%) J2EE
2 2 (20.00%) Java EE
2 2 (20.00%) JAXB
2 2 (20.00%) JAX-RPC
2 2 (20.00%) JAX-RS
2 2 (20.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (20.00%) JMS
2 2 (20.00%) JPA
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Spring
2 2 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) SOA
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) OO
2 2 (20.00%) OOP
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) High Availability
3 1 (10.00%) ITIL
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) Java
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Google
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
Warwickshire
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
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