The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Chester region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 42 33 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.39% 3.10% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.32% 7.55% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £28,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,250 -
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
76 106 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 29.69% 41.09% 44.27%
Number of salaries quoted 68 79 78
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ISPF
Cheshire

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 25 July 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%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) ChangeMan
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) CA Endevor

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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