The table below looks at the statistics for MQSeries skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 152 160 136
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 12 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.37% 0.12% 0.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.66% 0.57% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 12
Average salary - £40,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.26%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+23.45% -10.98%
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
725 701 616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.44% 20.98% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 485 477 444
Average salary £38,250 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.37% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

MQSeries
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MQSeries within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +7 9 - -
Glasgow +10 2 - -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (92.31%) Banking
1 24 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (88.46%) Retail
3 19 (73.08%) UNIX
4 18 (69.23%) Change Management
4 18 (69.23%) QA
4 18 (69.23%) Mentoring
4 18 (69.23%) Coaching
5 10 (38.46%) Migration
5 10 (38.46%) Linux
6 9 (34.62%) IBM
6 9 (34.62%) CICS
6 9 (34.62%) Oracle
6 9 (34.62%) WebSphere MQ
6 9 (34.62%) Mainframe
6 9 (34.62%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
7 8 (30.77%) Java
8 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
8 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
8 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
8 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
8 5 (19.23%) Middleware
8 5 (19.23%) Internet
8 5 (19.23%) Online Banking
8 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (15.38%) SWIFT
9 4 (15.38%) ISPF
9 4 (15.38%) VSAM

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 9 (34.62%) CICS
1 9 (34.62%) WebSphere
2 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (7.69%) Mule
3 2 (7.69%) GemFire
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) DB2
General
1 24 (92.31%) Banking
2 23 (88.46%) Retail
3 3 (11.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Programmer
2 5 (19.23%) CICS Programmer
3 4 (15.38%) SWIFT Specialist
4 2 (7.69%) Developer
4 2 (7.69%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (19.23%) Middleware
3 4 (15.38%) ISPF
4 2 (7.69%) J2EE
4 2 (7.69%) JDBC
4 2 (7.69%) JMS
4 2 (7.69%) Spring
4 2 (7.69%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 24 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (34.62%) Mainframe
2 9 (34.62%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (19.23%) Online Banking
4 4 (15.38%) SWIFT
4 4 (15.38%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) UNIX
2 10 (38.46%) Linux
3 4 (15.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (69.23%) Change Management
1 18 (69.23%) Mentoring
1 18 (69.23%) Coaching
2 10 (38.46%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (19.23%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.85%) TDD
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) Assembly Language
2 5 (19.23%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.85%) Perl
3 1 (3.85%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (69.23%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) MOM
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
1 9 (34.62%) IBM