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 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
UK / Scotland
Rank 132 142 162
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +20
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 9 17 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.57% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.68% 2.44% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 0
Median salary £52,500 £46,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.90% -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £65,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year
-19.23% -13.33%

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
336 698 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 14.80% 23.50% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 217 438 364
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £62,500
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 23 February 2017. 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 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
Edinburgh - 8 £52,500 -
Glasgow +10 1 £50,500 +8.60% 3
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 10 (83.33%) Banking
3 9 (75.00%) WebSphere
3 9 (75.00%) Oracle
3 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 9 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (66.67%) QA
4 8 (66.67%) SWIFT
4 8 (66.67%) SDLC
5 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
6 4 (33.33%) Finance
7 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
7 3 (25.00%) Coaching
7 3 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (25.00%) CLIST
7 3 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 3 (25.00%) Retail
7 3 (25.00%) ISPF
7 3 (25.00%) Change Management
7 3 (25.00%) SQL
7 3 (25.00%) MS Office
7 3 (25.00%) zOS
7 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
7 3 (25.00%) JCL
7 3 (25.00%) Middleware
7 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
7 3 (25.00%) CA
7 3 (25.00%) REXX

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 9 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (25.00%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (83.33%) Banking
2 4 (33.33%) Finance
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
4 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) Linux Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) Oracle Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) SWIFT Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) Unix Specialist
2 5 (41.67%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Specialist
3 4 (33.33%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Principal Security Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (25.00%) ISPF
2 3 (25.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) SWIFT
2 3 (25.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) zOS
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Mac OS
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Solaris
4 1 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) SDLC
2 5 (41.67%) Service Delivery
2 5 (41.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (25.00%) Change Management
3 3 (25.00%) Coaching
3 3 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 2 (16.67%) Security Management
4 2 (16.67%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Service Design
5 1 (8.33%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
1 3 (25.00%) CLIST
1 3 (25.00%) JCL
1 3 (25.00%) REXX
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (66.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 3 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 3 (25.00%) CA
2 3 (25.00%) Sybase
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Dell
3 1 (8.33%) EMC
3 1 (8.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Symantec
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
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