Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MQSeries
UK > Scotland
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 203 234
Rank change year-on-year -23 +31 -5
Permanent jobs citing MQSeries 2 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.035% 0.14% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.22% 0.84% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Scotland median annual salary - £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +33.33% -
UK median annual salary £63,000 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +26.00% -20.00% +4.17%

MQSeries is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 910 837 1227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 16.13% 16.34% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 536 538 852
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £66,875 £64,125 £58,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

MQSeries
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing MQSeries as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -10 2 - -
MQSeries
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure

MQSeries
Co-occurring 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 2 (100.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Architect
1 2 (100.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (50.00%) Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Designer
2 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Solaris
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (100.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Java
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) Dell
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Symantec
1 2 (100.00%) VMware