The table below looks at the statistics for WebSphere MQ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WebSphere MQ over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 153 150 142
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 15 4 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.40% 0.13% 0.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.07% 0.36% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Average salary £45,000 £57,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.73% +43.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £47,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £67,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £44,250 £47,250
% change year-on-year
-3.95% -6.34%
WebSphere MQ
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1408 1118 1224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.72% 36.15% 38.58%
Number of salaries quoted 928 770 844
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WebSphere MQ
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WebSphere MQ Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

WebSphere MQ
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Scotland region.

WebSphere MQ Salary Trend in Scotland

WebSphere MQ
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 -2 10 £47,500 -32.14%
Glasgow - 3 £42,500 -
Stirling - 2 - -
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ.

1 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 17 (60.71%) Java
3 11 (39.29%) Oracle
3 11 (39.29%) UNIX
3 11 (39.29%) Spring
3 11 (39.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 10 (35.71%) XML
4 10 (35.71%) Linux
4 10 (35.71%) SSL
4 10 (35.71%) Kofax
5 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
5 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
6 7 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
6 7 (25.00%) Banking
7 6 (21.43%) Finance
7 6 (21.43%) Retail
8 5 (17.86%) HTML
8 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
8 5 (17.86%) Perl
8 5 (17.86%) J2EE
8 5 (17.86%) JUnit
8 5 (17.86%) CSS
8 5 (17.86%) Web Services
8 5 (17.86%) Windows
8 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
8 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
8 5 (17.86%) Change Management
8 5 (17.86%) Migration
8 5 (17.86%) QA
8 5 (17.86%) jQuery

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing WebSphere MQ 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 WebSphere MQ. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 28 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 7 (25.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 5 (17.86%) Tomcat
3 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
4 4 (14.29%) TIBCO EMS
4 4 (14.29%) Mule
4 4 (14.29%) Apache
5 2 (7.14%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
6 1 (3.57%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (3.57%) WebLogic
6 1 (3.57%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (35.71%) SSL
2 4 (14.29%) HTTP
3 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (3.57%) DMZ
3 1 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) JUnit
2 4 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (3.57%) Selenium
3 1 (3.57%) Mockito
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (25.00%) Banking
2 6 (21.43%) Retail
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
3 3 (10.71%) Advertising
3 3 (10.71%) Front Office
4 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.57%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Developer
2 8 (28.57%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Messaging Specialist
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Java Analyst Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Software Developer
6 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.57%) Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Development Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Web Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Operations Support Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) Web Analyst
7 1 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) Spring
1 11 (39.29%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 10 (35.71%) XML
3 9 (32.14%) Hibernate
4 5 (17.86%) Web Services
4 5 (17.86%) HTML
4 5 (17.86%) J2EE
4 5 (17.86%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
5 4 (14.29%) Swing
5 4 (14.29%) JMS
5 4 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (7.14%) Spring MVC
7 1 (3.57%) Java SE
7 1 (3.57%) Java EE
7 1 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (3.57%) Dojo
7 1 (3.57%) Middleware
7 1 (3.57%) XSLT
7 1 (3.57%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.71%) Equities
3 1 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 1 (3.57%) DataPower
3 1 (3.57%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) UNIX
2 10 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (17.86%) Windows
4 4 (14.29%) Solaris
4 4 (14.29%) Fedora
4 4 (14.29%) CentOS
4 4 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Migration
1 5 (17.86%) Change Management
1 5 (17.86%) Web Application Development
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
2 4 (14.29%) Unit Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
2 4 (14.29%) SIEM
2 4 (14.29%) Scrum
2 4 (14.29%) Information Security
2 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (14.29%) OO
2 4 (14.29%) OOD
3 2 (7.14%) MVC
4 1 (3.57%) AOP
4 1 (3.57%) Use Case
4 1 (3.57%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.57%) B2B
4 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
4 1 (3.57%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) Shell Script
3 5 (17.86%) JavaScript
3 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 4 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) GIAC
1 4 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle
2 10 (35.71%) Kofax
3 4 (14.29%) JBoss
3 4 (14.29%) Dell
3 4 (14.29%) TIBCO
4 3 (10.71%) IBM