The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for MQSeries skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MQSeries over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 98 98
Rank change year-on-year +6 0  
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.36% 0.074% 0.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.13% 0.33% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% -13.33%  

MQSeries is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 188 300 273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 16.82% 22.32% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 117 194 171
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing MQSeries as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for MQSeries in Edinburgh

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MQSeries in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for MQSeries in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 8 (100.00%) Oracle
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 8 (100.00%) QA
1 8 (100.00%) SWIFT
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 6 (75.00%) Banking
3 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (37.50%) Retail
4 3 (37.50%) Change Management
4 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
5 1 (12.50%) Finance

MQSeries
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 8 (100.00%) WebSphere
General
1 6 (75.00%) Banking
2 3 (37.50%) Retail
3 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (62.50%) Linux Specialist
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle Specialist
2 5 (62.50%) SWIFT Specialist
2 5 (62.50%) Unix Specialist
2 5 (62.50%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Specialist
3 4 (50.00%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) SDLC
2 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 5 (62.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (37.50%) Change Management
3 3 (37.50%) Coaching
3 3 (37.50%) IT Strategy
3 3 (37.50%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Oracle