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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 91 103 88
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -15
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 7 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.52% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.34% 1.86% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Average salary £52,500 - £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 - £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 - £41,200
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-29.16% +4.34%
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
299 376 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.23% 24.38% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 210 257 176
Average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 5 (71.43%) QA
2 5 (71.43%) SWIFT
2 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
2 5 (71.43%) Coaching
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 5 (71.43%) UNIX
2 5 (71.43%) Linux
2 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (71.43%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) JCL
3 2 (28.57%) Middleware
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) CICS
3 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (71.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (28.57%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) SWIFT Specialist
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (28.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) SWIFT
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) UNIX
1 5 (71.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Kalman Filter
1 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
1 5 (71.43%) Coaching
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
1 5 (71.43%) Change Management
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JCL
1 2 (28.57%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle