The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
Rank 94 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing RACF 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% - -
As % of the System Software category 2.60% - -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -29.56%
RACF
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

System Software Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
154 185 230
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.51% 13.27% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 131 158 203
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing RACF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

RACF
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

RACF Salary Trend in Cheshire

RACF
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, IT jobs citing RACF 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for RACF.

1 6 (100.00%) IBM
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) ISPF
1 6 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
2 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (66.67%) SDLC
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) SNA
3 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (33.33%) zOS
3 2 (33.33%) MVS
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem

RACF
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) SNA
1 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Programmer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) MVS
1 2 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) IBM