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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 105 91 84
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -7
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 8 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.53% 0.91% 0.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.37% 2.59% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £33,000 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-49.23% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.78%
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
582 501 422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.65% 35.03% 34.68%
Number of salaries quoted 467 345 288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,846
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (68.75%) Change Management
3 10 (62.50%) Banking
3 10 (62.50%) Retail
4 9 (56.25%) Java
4 9 (56.25%) Oracle
4 9 (56.25%) UNIX
4 9 (56.25%) Linux
4 9 (56.25%) MQSeries
4 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
4 9 (56.25%) Coaching
4 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (56.25%) QA
5 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
6 5 (31.25%) Migration
7 4 (25.00%) GIAC
7 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
7 4 (25.00%) Scrum
7 4 (25.00%) Fedora
7 4 (25.00%) Information Security
7 4 (25.00%) HTML
7 4 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (25.00%) Subversion
7 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) HTTP
7 4 (25.00%) Dell
7 4 (25.00%) Apache
7 4 (25.00%) Tomcat

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (56.25%) MQSeries
3 6 (37.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (25.00%) Apache
4 4 (25.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (25.00%) JUnit
1 4 (25.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 3 (18.75%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (25.00%) SWIFT Specialist
2 3 (18.75%) Java Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Applications Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) HTML
1 4 (25.00%) CSS
1 4 (25.00%) Web Services
1 4 (25.00%) XML
1 4 (25.00%) Hibernate
1 4 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
1 4 (25.00%) Spring
1 4 (25.00%) jQuery
2 2 (12.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) UNIX
1 9 (56.25%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Fedora
2 4 (25.00%) CentOS
2 4 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Change Management
2 9 (56.25%) Mentoring
2 9 (56.25%) Coaching
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) Information Security
4 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 4 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (25.00%) SIEM
4 4 (25.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 5 (31.25%) Shell Script
3 4 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) GIAC
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (56.25%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 4 (25.00%) Dell