The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 871 928 901
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -27
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 6 10 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.010% 0.036%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.018% 0.026% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 29
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £48,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-23.07% +14.70%
ISPF
UK

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 England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
32985 38150 39518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.25% 38.48% 37.08%
Number of salaries quoted 28692 32969 34186
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing ISPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the England region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West -15 4 £37,500 +15.38%
South West - 4 £37,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing ISPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (88.89%) JCL
2 8 (88.89%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (77.78%) IBM
3 7 (77.78%) RACF
4 5 (55.56%) SDLC
5 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
5 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
5 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
5 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
5 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
5 4 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (44.44%) zOS
5 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
5 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
6 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
6 3 (33.33%) Finance
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) SNA
7 2 (22.22%) MVS
7 2 (22.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 1 (11.11%) COBOL
8 1 (11.11%) DB2
8 1 (11.11%) Fortran
8 1 (11.11%) REXX
8 1 (11.11%) CICS
8 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) SNA
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) DB2
1 1 (11.11%) Easytrieve
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Analyst
1 4 (44.44%) Test Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Programmer
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Programmer
3 1 (11.11%) Administrator
3 1 (11.11%) DBA
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe DBA
3 1 (11.11%) z/OS Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (44.44%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) zOS
2 2 (22.22%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) SDLC
2 4 (44.44%) Defect Management
2 4 (44.44%) Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Test Scripting
2 4 (44.44%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) JCL
2 3 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) COBOL
3 1 (11.11%) Fortran
3 1 (11.11%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) ISTQB
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Time Sharing Option
2 7 (77.78%) RACF
3 4 (44.44%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (22.22%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Tivoli
2 1 (11.11%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) IBM