The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF 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
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 110 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.067% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.17% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £34,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.00%
ISPF
Scotland

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 Edinburgh region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
572 492 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.13% 34.57% 35.15%
Number of salaries quoted 456 337 288
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

ISPF
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

ISPF Salary Trend in Edinburgh

ISPF
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 5 (100.00%) IBM
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
2 4 (80.00%) Coaching
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 4 (80.00%) VSAM
2 4 (80.00%) QA
2 4 (80.00%) zOS
2 4 (80.00%) Change Management
2 4 (80.00%) CICS
2 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 4 (80.00%) UNIX
2 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
3 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (20.00%) CA
3 1 (20.00%) REXX
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (80.00%) MQSeries
1 4 (80.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (80.00%) Banking
1 4 (80.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (80.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (80.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
1 4 (80.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Change Management
1 4 (80.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (80.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) REXX
1 1 (20.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) CA