The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 97 110 97
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -13
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 4 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.33% 0.074% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.48% 0.28% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £43,000 - £30,000
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 Glasgow region.

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
271 357 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 22.66% 26.29% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 171 229 140
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

MQSeries Salary Trend in Glasgow

MQSeries
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (40.00%) Middleware
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (40.00%) iSeries
2 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) RPG
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) AS400
3 1 (20.00%) MKS
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (20.00%) FTP
3 1 (20.00%) Sybase
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Derivative

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (60.00%) Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) AS400 Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) DBA
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Architect
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) iSeries
1 2 (40.00%) AS400
2 1 (20.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) RPG IV
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) RPG
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) MKS
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase