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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 92 89 87
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 14 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.58% 0.085%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.95% 2.82% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £31,200 £47,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -34.86%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,783 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+40.24% -28.69%
Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
354 248 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 23.69% 20.45% 16.31%
Number of salaries quoted 253 176 139
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 17 (94.44%) UNIX
2 15 (83.33%) QA
3 14 (77.78%) Change Management
3 14 (77.78%) Banking
3 14 (77.78%) Retail
4 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (38.89%) WebSphere MQ
6 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
6 6 (33.33%) zOS
6 6 (33.33%) IBM
6 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (27.78%) Java
7 5 (27.78%) Linux
7 5 (27.78%) DB2
7 5 (27.78%) Migration
7 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
8 4 (22.22%) VSAM
8 4 (22.22%) CICS
8 4 (22.22%) ISPF
8 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (16.67%) Windows
10 2 (11.11%) JUnit
10 2 (11.11%) JMS
10 2 (11.11%) SOA
10 2 (11.11%) J2EE
10 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
10 2 (11.11%) Struts
10 2 (11.11%) XML
10 2 (11.11%) Middleware

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (22.22%) CICS
4 2 (11.11%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 14 (77.78%) Banking
1 14 (77.78%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (11.11%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (5.56%) Analyst
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.56%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (22.22%) ISPF
3 2 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) Struts
3 2 (11.11%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 4 (22.22%) VSAM
2 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 17 (94.44%) UNIX
2 6 (33.33%) zOS
3 5 (27.78%) Linux
4 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (77.78%) Change Management
2 5 (27.78%) Migration
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.56%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.56%) Process Management
4 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) Java
1 5 (27.78%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (83.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Oracle
1 6 (33.33%) IBM
2 2 (11.11%) Pega