The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 106 78 91
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +13
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 4 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 0.84% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.11% 3.27% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Average salary £59,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.11% +16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +26.37%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
360 275 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 21.99% 25.56% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 235 170 215
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,900 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £49,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
MQSeries
Scotland

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

MQSeries Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 7 (77.78%) IBM
1 7 (77.78%) Middleware
1 7 (77.78%) Mainframe
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) zOS
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (55.56%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Banking
5 2 (22.22%) Pega
5 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
5 2 (22.22%) JMS
5 2 (22.22%) SOA
5 2 (22.22%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) J2EE
5 2 (22.22%) JUnit
5 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
5 2 (22.22%) Struts
5 2 (22.22%) XML
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (11.11%) Oracle
6 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
6 1 (11.11%) DB2
6 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
6 1 (11.11%) QA
6 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
6 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
6 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
6 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JUnit
General
1 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Middleware
2 5 (55.56%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (22.22%) JMS
3 2 (22.22%) J2EE
3 2 (22.22%) Struts
3 2 (22.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) UNIX
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Software Architecture
1 2 (22.22%) SOA
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
2 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Pega
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle