The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM MQSeries
Rank 148 150 179
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +29
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 12 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.42% 0.35% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.88% 1.61% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 2
Median salary - £50,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.04%
UK excluding London median salary £52,000 £52,500 £59,500
% change year-on-year
-0.95% -11.76%
MQSeries
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
637 685 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.31% 21.86% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 393 442 599
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing MQSeries as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

MQSeries Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

MQSeries Salary Trend in Scotland

MQSeries
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +2 10 - -
Edinburgh 0 1 - -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT jobs citing MQSeries also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 22 (75.86%) Java
3 18 (62.07%) Python
3 18 (62.07%) Relational Database
4 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (51.72%) Banking
5 15 (51.72%) Perl
5 15 (51.72%) Middleware
6 13 (44.83%) Degree
6 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (44.83%) BDD
7 12 (41.38%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
7 12 (41.38%) Complex Event Processing
7 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
7 12 (41.38%) Electronic Trading
7 12 (41.38%) System Testing
7 12 (41.38%) Market Risk
7 12 (41.38%) Refactoring
7 12 (41.38%) FIX Protocol
7 12 (41.38%) XPath
7 12 (41.38%) TDD
7 12 (41.38%) Back Office
7 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
7 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (41.38%) Fixed Income
7 12 (41.38%) Ruby
7 12 (41.38%) Derivative
7 12 (41.38%) XML Schema
7 12 (41.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (20.69%) GemFire
2 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
2 4 (13.79%) WebLogic
2 4 (13.79%) WebSphere
3 3 (10.34%) CICS
3 3 (10.34%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (3.45%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Internet
2 3 (10.34%) Kerberos
2 3 (10.34%) SAN
2 3 (10.34%) SSH
2 3 (10.34%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (62.07%) Relational Database
2 12 (41.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 12 (41.38%) BigTable
2 12 (41.38%) NoSQL
2 12 (41.38%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (24.14%) Oracle Database
4 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
5 3 (10.34%) DB2
5 3 (10.34%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
5 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Ant
1 6 (20.69%) Cucumber
1 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
1 6 (20.69%) JUnit
1 6 (20.69%) Maven
1 6 (20.69%) Selenium
1 6 (20.69%) Subversion
2 5 (17.24%) HP UFT
2 5 (17.24%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (51.72%) Banking
2 12 (41.38%) Back Office
3 8 (27.59%) Finance
4 6 (20.69%) Retail
5 5 (17.24%) Financial Institution
5 5 (17.24%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Developer
2 8 (27.59%) Python Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Technical Leader
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst
4 4 (13.79%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Applications Support
4 4 (13.79%) C++ Applications Developer
4 4 (13.79%) C++ Developer
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support
5 3 (10.34%) Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Designer
5 3 (10.34%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) Middleware
2 12 (41.38%) FIX Protocol
2 12 (41.38%) XML
2 12 (41.38%) XML Schema
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) Drools
3 6 (20.69%) Ehcache
3 6 (20.69%) Ext JS
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) J2EE
3 6 (20.69%) JMS
3 6 (20.69%) JSON
3 6 (20.69%) REST
3 6 (20.69%) SOAP
3 6 (20.69%) Spring
4 5 (17.24%) Web Services
5 4 (13.79%) TIBCO EMS
5 4 (13.79%) WebSphere MQ
5 4 (13.79%) ZeroMQ
6 1 (3.45%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) Derivative
1 12 (41.38%) Fixed Income
1 12 (41.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 12 (41.38%) Market Risk
2 10 (34.48%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (27.59%) Interest Rate Derivative
3 8 (27.59%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) PKI
5 1 (3.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 7 (24.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Unix
4 3 (10.34%) AIX
4 3 (10.34%) Solaris
4 3 (10.34%) Windows
4 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.34%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (44.83%) BDD
2 13 (44.83%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (41.38%) Analytics
3 12 (41.38%) Complex Event Processing
3 12 (41.38%) Electronic Trading
3 12 (41.38%) OO
3 12 (41.38%) Refactoring
3 12 (41.38%) Risk Analytics
3 12 (41.38%) Risk Management
3 12 (41.38%) System Testing
3 12 (41.38%) TDD
3 12 (41.38%) Unit Testing
4 10 (34.48%) Mentoring
4 10 (34.48%) Project Management
5 8 (27.59%) Market Making
6 7 (24.14%) People Management
6 7 (24.14%) SDLC
7 6 (20.69%) Release Management
7 6 (20.69%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 24 (82.76%) SQL
2 22 (75.86%) Java
3 18 (62.07%) Python
4 15 (51.72%) Perl
5 12 (41.38%) C#
5 12 (41.38%) C++
5 12 (41.38%) Ruby
5 12 (41.38%) XPath
6 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
6 6 (20.69%) Jython
6 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
7 4 (13.79%) Smalltalk
8 1 (3.45%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.45%) CLIST
8 1 (3.45%) JCL
8 1 (3.45%) REXX
8 1 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (44.83%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) RACF
1 3 (10.34%) VMware ESX
1 3 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (10.34%) XenDesktop
2 1 (3.45%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (3.45%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) zSecure
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Sybase
2 10 (34.48%) IBM
3 8 (27.59%) Oracle
4 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
5 4 (13.79%) Informatica
5 4 (13.79%) TIBCO
6 3 (10.34%) CA
6 3 (10.34%) Citrix
6 3 (10.34%) Dell
6 3 (10.34%) EMC
6 3 (10.34%) Microsoft
6 3 (10.34%) Symantec
6 3 (10.34%) VMware