The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - 48 -
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester - 0.43% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.68% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £48,250 £51,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.85% +28.12%
ISPF
Cheshire

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 Chester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
75 148 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 33.94% 64.35% 62.40%
Number of salaries quoted 60 122 191
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

ISPF
Salary Trend in Chester

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

ISPF Salary Trend in Chester

ISPF
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ChangeMan
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) CA Endevor
1 1 (100.00%) Finance

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) FIX Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) CA Endevor