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

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM WebSphere MQ (WMQ)
Rank 138 161 152
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing WebSphere MQ 20 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.63% 0.45% 0.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.68% 1.17% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £41,700 £59,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.32% +18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,740 £53,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,660 £59,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.51% -2.63%
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
1189 1541 1256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.58% 38.12% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 732 1062 747
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WebSphere MQ across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

WebSphere MQ Salary Histogram 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 April 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
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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 +20 17 £33,000 -44.06%
Glasgow +4 3 £50,400 -4.00%
WebSphere MQ
UK

WebSphere MQ
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 18 (66.67%) Change Management
3 16 (59.26%) QA
3 16 (59.26%) Banking
4 15 (55.56%) Retail
4 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 15 (55.56%) Coaching
4 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (55.56%) UNIX
5 13 (48.15%) Finance
6 12 (44.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 11 (40.74%) DB2
7 11 (40.74%) WebSphere Application Server
8 10 (37.04%) Linux
8 10 (37.04%) Oracle
9 7 (25.93%) MQSeries
10 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
11 5 (18.52%) SWIFT
11 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (18.52%) Middleware
12 4 (14.81%) Symantec
12 4 (14.81%) IBM
12 4 (14.81%) Sun
12 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
12 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
12 4 (14.81%) VMware
12 4 (14.81%) Dell
12 4 (14.81%) EMC
12 4 (14.81%) SAN
12 4 (14.81%) Red Hat

WebSphere MQ
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 27 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (40.74%) WebSphere Application Server
3 7 (25.93%) MQSeries
4 6 (22.22%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) SAN
2 1 (3.70%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (40.74%) DB2
General
1 16 (59.26%) Banking
2 15 (55.56%) Retail
3 13 (48.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (18.52%) SWIFT Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
3 3 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.70%) Architect
5 1 (3.70%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (18.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (18.52%) SWIFT
3 1 (3.70%) Mainframe
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) UNIX
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.81%) AIX
3 4 (14.81%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows
4 1 (3.70%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (66.67%) Change Management
2 15 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 15 (55.56%) Coaching
3 5 (18.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.70%) Line Management
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) Perl
1 4 (14.81%) Shell Script
1 4 (14.81%) Korn
1 4 (14.81%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.11%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (59.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) vSphere
1 4 (14.81%) PowerHA
Systems Management
1 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 4 (14.81%) NetBackup
1 4 (14.81%) Puppet
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) IBM
2 4 (14.81%) Sun
2 4 (14.81%) Dell
2 4 (14.81%) EMC
2 4 (14.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (14.81%) Symantec
2 4 (14.81%) VMware
3 2 (7.41%) HP