The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 121 101 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 2 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.10% 0.82% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.24% 1.73% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 0
Average salary £36,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +27.38%
ISPF
North West

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 Cheshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
847 750 949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.18% 47.20% 44.10%
Number of salaries quoted 728 665 860
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,275 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

ISPF
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

ISPF Salary Trend in Cheshire

ISPF
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISPF across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

ISPF Salary Histogram in Cheshire

ISPF
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Knutsford -11 1 £45,000 -13.04%
Chester - 1 £28,500 -
ISPF
North West

ISPF
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing ISPF 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 ISPF.

1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) ChangeMan
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Perl

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing ISPF 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 ISPF. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) FIX Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) CA Endevor