The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 98 98 92
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.074% 0.37% 0.088%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.34% 1.55% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £33,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
UK excluding London average salary £63,250 £45,500 £49,500
% change year-on-year
+39.01% -8.08%
MQSeries
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
290 322 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.37% 23.61% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 213 228 147
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Edinburgh region.

MQSeries Salary Trend in Edinburgh

MQSeries
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries.

1 9 (100.00%) Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Retail
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Online Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 5 (55.56%) CICS
2 5 (55.56%) Assembly Language
2 5 (55.56%) Internet
2 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
3 4 (44.44%) Change Management
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) UNIX
3 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
3 4 (44.44%) QA
3 4 (44.44%) SWIFT
3 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 4 (44.44%) Coaching

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing MQSeries also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MQSeries. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) CICS
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) Internet
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
1 9 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) CICS Programmer
1 5 (55.56%) Programmer
2 4 (44.44%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (44.44%) SWIFT Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) Middleware
2 4 (44.44%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (55.56%) Online Banking
2 5 (55.56%) Mainframe
3 4 (44.44%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Continuous Improvement
1 5 (55.56%) Migration
1 5 (55.56%) Service Delivery
2 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
2 4 (44.44%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Oracle