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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 90 93 82
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -11
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 14 4 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.93% 0.33% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.24% 1.61% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £31,200 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -0.95%
UK excluding London average salary £75,000 £42,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+76.47% -26.08%
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
330 249 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.01% 20.39% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 232 170 151
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 14 (93.33%) Change Management
2 14 (93.33%) Banking
2 14 (93.33%) Retail
2 14 (93.33%) QA
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (33.33%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) DB2
4 5 (33.33%) Linux
4 5 (33.33%) Migration
4 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
4 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
5 4 (26.67%) VSAM
5 4 (26.67%) ISPF
5 4 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 4 (26.67%) CICS
5 4 (26.67%) zOS
6 1 (6.67%) JMS
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) JUnit
6 1 (6.67%) Windows
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
6 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
6 1 (6.67%) Struts

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 6 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 6 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) CICS
3 1 (6.67%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 14 (93.33%) Banking
1 14 (93.33%) Retail
2 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (6.67%) Solutions Analyst
2 1 (6.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (26.67%) ISPF
3 1 (6.67%) JMS
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) Struts
3 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mainframe
1 4 (26.67%) VSAM
1 4 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (26.67%) zOS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (93.33%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (6.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
3 1 (6.67%) Process Management
3 1 (6.67%) Six Sigma
3 1 (6.67%) Lean Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 5 (33.33%) Java
1 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (93.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 4 (26.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) Pega