The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 85 91 76
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 13 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.99% 0.85% 0.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.61% 2.25% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Average salary £33,000 £47,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.78% -1.05%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.50%
WebSphere MQ
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
498 533 391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.81% 37.64% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 343 350 280
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Edinburgh

WebSphere MQ
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (90.00%) Change Management
3 15 (75.00%) QA
4 14 (70.00%) Banking
4 14 (70.00%) Retail
4 14 (70.00%) Mentoring
4 14 (70.00%) Coaching
4 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (55.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 11 (55.00%) DB2
5 11 (55.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (50.00%) UNIX
6 10 (50.00%) Finance
7 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
9 4 (20.00%) Middleware
9 4 (20.00%) Oracle
9 4 (20.00%) SWIFT
10 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (5.00%) iSeries
10 1 (5.00%) Clustering
10 1 (5.00%) SSL
10 1 (5.00%) zOS
10 1 (5.00%) Windows

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (55.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 6 (30.00%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 4 (20.00%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) DB2
General
1 14 (70.00%) Banking
1 14 (70.00%) Retail
2 10 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Specialist
2 4 (20.00%) SWIFT Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (20.00%) SWIFT
3 1 (5.00%) iSeries
3 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) zOS
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (90.00%) Change Management
2 14 (70.00%) Mentoring
2 14 (70.00%) Coaching
3 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Oracle