The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA ACF2
Rank 312 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.16% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £57,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+73.33% -6.25%
ACF2
London

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

System Software Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
1268 1142 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 11.40% 9.39% 9.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1132 991 1074
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

ACF2
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 across the City of London region.

ACF2 Salary Trend in the City of London

ACF2
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing ACF2 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 ACF2.

1 7 (100.00%) RACF
2 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 6 (85.71%) CICS
2 6 (85.71%) zOS
2 6 (85.71%) Banking
3 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) IBM
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) Finance

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing ACF2 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 ACF2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (85.71%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
General
1 6 (85.71%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (28.57%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Technician
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Validation
1 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) IBM