The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 106 81 91
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +10
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 8 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.48% 0.63% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.30% 1.66% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 6
Average salary £59,000 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.00% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
617 422 503
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 36.68% 37.68% 35.25%
Number of salaries quoted 436 277 414
Average salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WebSphere MQ
Scotland

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 16 April 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 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 11 (68.75%) Middleware
3 10 (62.50%) Mainframe
4 6 (37.50%) UNIX
4 6 (37.50%) Windows
4 6 (37.50%) AIX
4 6 (37.50%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) MQSeries
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) zOS
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Process Server
5 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (25.00%) DataPower
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
7 2 (12.50%) Finance
8 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
8 1 (6.25%) NAS
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
8 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
8 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
8 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (6.25%) Internet
8 1 (6.25%) Project Management
8 1 (6.25%) SAN
8 1 (6.25%) ITIL
8 1 (6.25%) .NET

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (87.50%) WebSphere
2 5 (31.25%) MQSeries
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Application Server
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Process Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) NAS
1 1 (6.25%) Internet
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
1 1 (6.25%) LAN
1 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (25.00%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Engineer
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Developer
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (12.50%) WebSphere Message Broker Developer
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.25%) WebSphere Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (68.75%) Middleware
2 5 (31.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (6.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) DataPower
3 1 (6.25%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
1 6 (37.50%) Windows
1 6 (37.50%) AIX
1 6 (37.50%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
3 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Project Management
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ERP
3 1 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle