The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM MQSeries
UK / Scotland
Rank 132 139 160
Rank change year-on-year +7 +21  
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 7 15 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.31% 0.52% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 2.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £57,250 £62,500
% change year-on-year -8.29% -8.40%  

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 338 657 565
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 14.86% 22.64% 18.39%
Number of salaries quoted 203 416 352
Median salary £45,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.05% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

MQSeries
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for MQSeries 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 22 March 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 +10 4 £52,500 -
Glasgow +10 3 £50,500 -19.20% 1
MQSeries
UK

MQSeries
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 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 Scotland region with a requirement for MQSeries.

1 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 10 (71.43%) Banking
3 9 (64.29%) WebSphere
3 9 (64.29%) Oracle
3 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 9 (64.29%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (57.14%) QA
4 8 (57.14%) SWIFT
4 8 (57.14%) SDLC
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (35.71%) zOS
6 5 (35.71%) JCL
6 5 (35.71%) Middleware
6 5 (35.71%) Mainframe
6 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
6 5 (35.71%) SAS
6 5 (35.71%) Assembly Language
6 5 (35.71%) CA
6 5 (35.71%) REXX
6 5 (35.71%) Sybase
6 5 (35.71%) DB2
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Time Sharing Option
6 5 (35.71%) CLIST
6 5 (35.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 5 (35.71%) ISPF
7 4 (28.57%) Security Management
7 4 (28.57%) Time Management
7 4 (28.57%) Project Planning

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 (64.29%) WebSphere
2 5 (35.71%) SAS
3 2 (14.29%) CICS
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
2 1 (7.14%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (71.43%) Banking
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (35.71%) Linux Specialist
2 5 (35.71%) Oracle Specialist
2 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) SWIFT Specialist
2 5 (35.71%) Unix Specialist
2 5 (35.71%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere MQ Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Principal Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 5 (35.71%) ISPF
2 5 (35.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) SWIFT
2 5 (35.71%) Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Unix
2 9 (64.29%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) zOS
4 1 (7.14%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (35.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 4 (28.57%) Security Management
3 4 (28.57%) Time Management
4 3 (21.43%) Change Management
4 3 (21.43%) Coaching
4 3 (21.43%) IT Strategy
4 3 (21.43%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (21.43%) Mentoring
5 2 (14.29%) Information Security
5 2 (14.29%) People Management
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Design
6 1 (7.14%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) Assembly Language
1 5 (35.71%) CLIST
1 5 (35.71%) JCL
1 5 (35.71%) REXX
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Perl
2 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 5 (35.71%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (14.29%) RACF
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) zSecure
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Oracle
2 5 (35.71%) CA
2 5 (35.71%) Sybase
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Dell
4 1 (7.14%) EMC
4 1 (7.14%) Red Hat
4 1 (7.14%) Symantec
4 1 (7.14%) VMware
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