The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 866 902 929
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +27
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 12 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.033% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.033% 0.078% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 22
Median salary £35,000 £43,750 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -14.63%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -10.52%
VSAM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
36831 43359 43064
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.11% 42.55% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30351 35275 33917
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,783 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £78,264
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing VSAM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in England

VSAM
Salary Trend in England

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

VSAM Salary Trend in England

VSAM
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAM within the England region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 +14 10 - - 2
North East - 2 £35,000 -
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT jobs citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 48 (100.00%) COBOL
1 48 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 46 (95.83%) JCL
3 40 (83.33%) Finance
4 36 (75.00%) CICS
5 35 (72.92%) DB2
6 24 (50.00%) IBM
7 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
8 22 (45.83%) Cognizant
8 22 (45.83%) Banking
9 18 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
9 18 (37.50%) RAD
10 16 (33.33%) Degree
11 15 (31.25%) Financial Institution
12 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
12 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
12 13 (27.08%) REXX
13 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
14 11 (22.92%) QA
14 11 (22.92%) VisionPLUS
14 11 (22.92%) TDD
15 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
15 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
15 10 (20.83%) HP
15 10 (20.83%) Oracle
15 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
15 10 (20.83%) ISTQB
15 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
15 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
15 10 (20.83%) System Integration Testing

VSAM
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 36 (75.00%) CICS
2 9 (18.75%) IIS
3 2 (4.17%) MQSeries
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (22.92%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) Firewall
1 4 (8.33%) FTP
1 4 (8.33%) HTTP
1 4 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (72.92%) DB2
2 6 (12.50%) Data Mining
2 6 (12.50%) DataStage
2 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (8.33%) Easytrieve
3 4 (8.33%) MS Access
4 3 (6.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Fiddler
1 4 (8.33%) Firebug
1 4 (8.33%) JMeter
1 4 (8.33%) LoadRunner
1 4 (8.33%) The Grinder
1 4 (8.33%) Toad
1 4 (8.33%) XPEDITER
General
1 40 (83.33%) Finance
2 22 (45.83%) Banking
3 15 (31.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Developer
2 14 (29.17%) Mainframe Developer
3 6 (12.50%) CICS Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 6 (12.50%) QA Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Test Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Mainframe Software Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Test Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Test Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (2.08%) Java Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Systems Tester
8 1 (2.08%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) SOAP
2 2 (4.17%) .NET
2 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
2 2 (4.17%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 48 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 13 (27.08%) Computer Science
4 12 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.17%) AS400
6 2 (4.17%) DataPower
6 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
7 1 (2.08%) iSeries
7 1 (2.08%) Smartphone
7 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) Unix
2 3 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (47.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (37.50%) RAD
3 13 (27.08%) Waterfall
4 11 (22.92%) TDD
5 10 (20.83%) Automated Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Functional Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Integration Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Programme Management
5 10 (20.83%) Regression Testing
5 10 (20.83%) SDLC
5 10 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
5 10 (20.83%) Unit Testing
5 10 (20.83%) User Stories
6 8 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (16.67%) Performance Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Software Engineering
8 6 (12.50%) Data Management
8 6 (12.50%) ETL
8 6 (12.50%) Service Management
8 6 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) COBOL
2 46 (95.83%) JCL
3 13 (27.08%) REXX
4 9 (18.75%) CLIST
4 9 (18.75%) SQL
5 2 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (33.33%) Degree
2 10 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 9 (18.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.92%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (12.50%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (8.33%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (4.17%) Control-M
Vendors
1 24 (50.00%) IBM
2 22 (45.83%) Cognizant
3 10 (20.83%) HP
3 10 (20.83%) Oracle
4 9 (18.75%) TSYS
5 6 (12.50%) Informatica
6 4 (8.33%) Syncsort
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
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