The first table below looks at the demand for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 24 April 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 878 838 890
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +52
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 10 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.009% 0.018% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.045% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 7
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +15.60%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
44740 41913 49134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.34% 40.48% 41.90%
Number of salaries quoted 37964 36875 44025
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in England

ISPF
Salary Trend in England

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

ISPF Salary Trend in England

ISPF
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the England region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
South East -10 2 £55,000 -12.00%
London - 2 - -
North West - 1 £50,000 -
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 26 (96.30%) Mainframe
2 22 (81.48%) JCL
3 17 (62.96%) Finance
4 15 (55.56%) UNIX
4 15 (55.56%) Windows
5 14 (51.85%) AIX
5 14 (51.85%) Perl
5 14 (51.85%) SSL
5 14 (51.85%) Middleware
5 14 (51.85%) WebSphere MQ
5 14 (51.85%) WebSphere
5 14 (51.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 12 (44.44%) REXX
7 11 (40.74%) IBM
7 11 (40.74%) COBOL
8 10 (37.04%) Assembly Language
9 7 (25.93%) zOS
9 7 (25.93%) VSAM
10 6 (22.22%) CA Endevor
10 6 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
10 6 (22.22%) Tivoli
10 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
10 6 (22.22%) DB2
10 6 (22.22%) CICS
11 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 5 (18.52%) ACF2
11 5 (18.52%) RACF
11 5 (18.52%) Workflow
11 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
12 4 (14.81%) JSON

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 14 (51.85%) WebSphere
2 6 (22.22%) CICS
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (51.85%) SSL
2 1 (3.70%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (22.22%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 6 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (14.81%) Mainframe Developer
3 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Developer
3 4 (14.81%) Applications Developer
4 2 (7.41%) Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (7.41%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) Middleware
1 14 (51.85%) WebSphere MQ
1 14 (51.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (14.81%) JSON
2 4 (14.81%) XML
2 4 (14.81%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (96.30%) Mainframe
2 7 (25.93%) VSAM
3 6 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (55.56%) UNIX
1 15 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (51.85%) AIX
3 7 (25.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (22.22%) Configuration Management
2 5 (18.52%) Workflow
2 5 (18.52%) Problem Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Planning
4 2 (7.41%) Change Management
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) QMS
5 1 (3.70%) V-Model
5 1 (3.70%) Network Design
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) JCL
2 14 (51.85%) Perl
3 12 (44.44%) REXX
4 11 (40.74%) COBOL
5 10 (37.04%) Assembly Language
6 4 (14.81%) PL/1
6 4 (14.81%) Java
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) ACF2
1 5 (18.52%) RACF
2 1 (3.70%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 6 (22.22%) CA Endevor
1 6 (22.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) IBM