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 22 July 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MQSeries
Rank 158 142 141
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 14 10 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.39% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 1.72% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 3
Average salary - £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £45,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
828 581 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 22.84% 17.87% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 530 366 465
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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
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 22 July 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 -3 14 - -
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 18 (90.00%) UNIX
2 15 (75.00%) Banking
2 15 (75.00%) QA
3 14 (70.00%) Retail
3 14 (70.00%) Change Management
4 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
5 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
6 6 (30.00%) Java
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle
6 6 (30.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) zOS
6 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
7 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (25.00%) DB2
7 5 (25.00%) Migration
8 4 (20.00%) VSAM
8 4 (20.00%) ISPF
8 4 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (20.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) CICS
8 4 (20.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) XML
9 3 (15.00%) Windows
9 3 (15.00%) J2EE
10 2 (10.00%) Struts
10 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
10 2 (10.00%) JUnit
10 2 (10.00%) JMS

MQSeries
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 10 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (35.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (20.00%) CICS
4 2 (10.00%) WebLogic
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JUnit
General
1 15 (75.00%) Banking
2 14 (70.00%) Retail
3 4 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Technical Specialist
2 2 (10.00%) Middleware Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (5.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Developer
3 1 (5.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (20.00%) ISPF
2 4 (20.00%) Middleware
3 3 (15.00%) XML
3 3 (15.00%) J2EE
4 2 (10.00%) Struts
4 2 (10.00%) JMS
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (5.00%) WSDL
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) SOAP
5 1 (5.00%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (20.00%) VSAM
2 4 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 18 (90.00%) UNIX
2 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) zOS
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (70.00%) Change Management
2 5 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (10.00%) SOA
3 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Management
4 1 (5.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.00%) Scrum
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) TDD
4 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
4 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle
1 6 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (10.00%) Pega