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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 898 882 937
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +55
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 6 57 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.007% 0.056% 0.016%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.017% 0.15% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 3 42 13
Median salary £45,000 £38,533 £47,985
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.78% -19.69%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £34,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+30.43% -23.33%
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
35847 38960 43120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 39.10% 38.01% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31520 33543 37007
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 July 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
London +44 3 - -
North West - 2 £45,000 -
ISPF
UK

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 27 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 27 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 26 (96.30%) JCL
3 25 (92.59%) DB2
4 22 (81.48%) Banking
5 21 (77.78%) IBM
6 20 (74.07%) zOS
7 16 (59.26%) SDLC
8 15 (55.56%) COBOL
9 13 (48.15%) Mentoring
9 13 (48.15%) Coaching
9 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (48.15%) Retail
9 13 (48.15%) CA Endevor
9 13 (48.15%) QA
10 12 (44.44%) Finance
11 10 (37.04%) Tivoli
11 10 (37.04%) Assembly Language
12 9 (33.33%) SAP
13 8 (29.63%) REXX
14 7 (25.93%) BMC
14 7 (25.93%) Remedy
14 7 (25.93%) Remedy ITSM
14 7 (25.93%) IBM Mainframe
14 7 (25.93%) SWIFT
15 6 (22.22%) VSAM
15 6 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 6 (22.22%) Change Management
15 6 (22.22%) CA
16 5 (18.52%) SQL

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 3 (11.11%) CICS
Business Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SNA
1 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (92.59%) DB2
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
General
1 22 (81.48%) Banking
2 13 (48.15%) Retail
3 12 (44.44%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (25.93%) Technical Leader
3 5 (18.52%) DB2 DBA
3 5 (18.52%) DB2 Specialist
3 5 (18.52%) DBA
4 3 (11.11%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Mainframe Developer
5 2 (7.41%) Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Systems Programmer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Programmer
6 1 (3.70%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 13 (48.15%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.93%) IBM Mainframe
3 7 (25.93%) SWIFT
4 6 (22.22%) VSAM
5 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) zOS
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.41%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (59.26%) SDLC
2 13 (48.15%) Coaching
2 13 (48.15%) Mentoring
3 6 (22.22%) Change Management
4 5 (18.52%) Performance Analysis
4 5 (18.52%) Project Planning
5 3 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.41%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 26 (96.30%) JCL
2 15 (55.56%) COBOL
3 10 (37.04%) Assembly Language
4 8 (29.63%) REXX
5 5 (18.52%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) Java
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.41%) PL/1
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
System Software
1 27 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (22.22%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (11.11%) RACF
4 2 (7.41%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) CA Endevor
2 10 (37.04%) Tivoli
3 4 (14.81%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 4 (14.81%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) IBM
2 9 (33.33%) SAP
3 7 (25.93%) BMC
3 7 (25.93%) Remedy
4 6 (22.22%) CA