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 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 England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 856 813 -
Rank change year-on-year
-43 -
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 18 32 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.031% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.079% -
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 0
Average salary £47,985 £49,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,250 -
% change year-on-year
-8.62% -
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
42812 40622 46171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.09% 39.89% 41.50%
Number of salaries quoted 36722 35488 41099
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing ISPF across the England region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

ISPF Salary Histogram 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 25 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -37 9 £47,985 -24.72%
South East -11 4 £85,000 +76.16%
West Midlands - 2 £33,000 -
North East - 2 £42,500 -
North West -26 1 £28,500 -43.00%
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 18 (69.23%) Mainframe
2 17 (65.38%) COBOL
3 15 (57.69%) IBM
3 15 (57.69%) JCL
4 11 (42.31%) VSAM
4 11 (42.31%) CA Endevor
5 10 (38.46%) REXX
6 9 (34.62%) zOS
6 9 (34.62%) DB2
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
7 7 (26.92%) Change Management
7 7 (26.92%) UNIX
7 7 (26.92%) CICS
8 6 (23.08%) Assembly Language
8 6 (23.08%) SQL
9 5 (19.23%) Oracle
9 5 (19.23%) SAS
9 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
9 5 (19.23%) Tivoli
9 5 (19.23%) Workflow
9 5 (19.23%) Migration
9 5 (19.23%) RACF
9 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (19.23%) ChangeMan
9 5 (19.23%) Banking
9 5 (19.23%) Retail
9 5 (19.23%) QA
9 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
9 5 (19.23%) SWIFT
9 5 (19.23%) ACF2

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (26.92%) CICS
2 5 (19.23%) SAS
3 2 (7.69%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (15.38%) DHCP
1 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
1 4 (15.38%) DNS
1 4 (15.38%) Firewall
1 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) DB2
2 4 (15.38%) Oracle Database
2 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (19.23%) ChangeMan
2 4 (15.38%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (19.23%) Banking
1 5 (19.23%) Retail
2 4 (15.38%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (19.23%) Analyst
2 5 (19.23%) SWIFT Specialist
3 4 (15.38%) DB2 DBA
3 4 (15.38%) DBA
3 4 (15.38%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Administrator
4 2 (7.69%) Mainframe Operator
4 2 (7.69%) Mainframe DBA
5 1 (3.85%) FIX Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (3.85%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Applications Developer
5 1 (3.85%) Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) XML
1 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 18 (69.23%) Mainframe
2 11 (42.31%) VSAM
3 5 (19.23%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (19.23%) SWIFT
4 4 (15.38%) Data Conversion
4 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) zOS
2 7 (26.92%) UNIX
3 2 (7.69%) MVS
4 1 (3.85%) Windows
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Change Management
2 5 (19.23%) Configuration Management
2 5 (19.23%) Workflow
2 5 (19.23%) Migration
2 5 (19.23%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) COBOL
2 15 (57.69%) JCL
3 10 (38.46%) REXX
4 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 6 (23.08%) Assembly Language
5 1 (3.85%) Java
5 1 (3.85%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (19.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 5 (19.23%) QA
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) RACF
1 5 (19.23%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 11 (42.31%) CA Endevor
2 5 (19.23%) Tivoli
3 4 (15.38%) Control-M
4 2 (7.69%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (3.85%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (3.85%) OpenView
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) IBM
2 5 (19.23%) Oracle
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Tableau
4 2 (7.69%) Intel
4 2 (7.69%) BMC
4 2 (7.69%) Lotus
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) CA
5 1 (3.85%) SAP
5 1 (3.85%) HP