The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 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 Application Platforms category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 175 142 147
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +5
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 5 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.12% 0.58% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.59% 2.60% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 10
Average salary £51,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,200 £41,600 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £46,900 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £57,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +35.29%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
847 693 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 20.87% 22.22% 19.16%
Number of salaries quoted 565 417 482
Average salary £39,000 £35,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.85% -1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
MQSeries
UK

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 17 April 2014.

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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -37 4 £59,000 +31.11%
Glasgow -16 1 £43,000 - 1
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (81.82%) Middleware
2 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
2 8 (72.73%) UNIX
3 7 (63.64%) IBM
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) zOS
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
5 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
6 3 (27.27%) J2EE
7 2 (18.18%) JUnit
7 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
7 2 (18.18%) Struts
7 2 (18.18%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) JMS
7 2 (18.18%) SOA
7 2 (18.18%) Pega
7 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
7 2 (18.18%) Banking
7 2 (18.18%) SSL
8 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
8 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
8 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
8 1 (9.09%) Process Management
8 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
8 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
8 1 (9.09%) QA
8 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
8 1 (9.09%) Multithreading

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) WebLogic
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) SSL
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) JUnit
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Middleware Specialist
2 1 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Java Developer
2 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (9.09%) Technical Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 1 (9.09%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (81.82%) Middleware
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 2 (18.18%) Struts
4 2 (18.18%) XML
4 2 (18.18%) JMS
5 1 (9.09%) .NET
5 1 (9.09%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) UNIX
2 6 (54.55%) Windows
3 5 (45.45%) zOS
4 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) SOA
1 2 (18.18%) Software Architecture
2 1 (9.09%) Six Sigma
2 1 (9.09%) Process Management
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Scrum
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) TDD
2 1 (9.09%) Pair Programming
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Operations Management
2 1 (9.09%) Lean Six Sigma
2 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) C#
1 1 (9.09%) C++
1 1 (9.09%) Java
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) IBM
2 2 (18.18%) Pega
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Intel
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