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 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM MQSeries
Rank 153 165 153
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -12
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 9 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.28% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.31% 1.67% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Average salary £49,750 - £31,200
90% offered a salary of more than £44,950 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 - £42,550
UK excluding London average salary £49,750 £60,000 £53,250
% change year-on-year
-17.08% +12.67%
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
686 899 629
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 21.70% 23.76% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 451 606 399
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MQSeries across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

MQSeries Salary Histogram 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 30 June 2015. 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
Glasgow +1 5 £46,250 -
Edinburgh -1 4 £52,500 -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 8 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
3 6 (50.00%) Oracle
3 6 (50.00%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) SDLC
4 5 (41.67%) Change Management
4 5 (41.67%) QA
4 5 (41.67%) Retail
4 5 (41.67%) SWIFT
4 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
4 5 (41.67%) Coaching
4 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (33.33%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
6 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
6 2 (16.67%) JCL
6 2 (16.67%) CICS
6 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
7 1 (8.33%) Dell
7 1 (8.33%) EMC
7 1 (8.33%) Citrix

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, 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 8 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) CICS
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) DB2
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database 12c
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
1 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 5 (41.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) SWIFT Specialist
2 3 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) DBA
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AS400 Developer
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Support
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Designer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) SWIFT
1 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (8.33%) AS400
3 1 (8.33%) Derivative
3 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (41.67%) Mentoring
2 5 (41.67%) Coaching
2 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 2 (16.67%) Asset Management
3 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) Java
1 2 (16.67%) Assembly Language
1 2 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (8.33%) RPG IV
2 1 (8.33%) RPG
2 1 (8.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (41.67%) QA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Sybase
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Dell
2 1 (8.33%) EMC
2 1 (8.33%) Citrix
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec
2 1 (8.33%) MKS
2 1 (8.33%) VMware