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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 862 905 947
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +42
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 44 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.077% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 26 21 12
Median salary £42,750 £48,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.85% +12.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £46,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,750 £48,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
-11.85% +30.20%
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
38840 40467 46501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.23% 40.70% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 32016 32310 37524
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSAM across the England region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

VSAM Salary Histogram 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 31 May 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
South East +46 35 £42,750 -14.50%
London - 9 - - 1
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 70 (100.00%) COBOL
1 70 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 69 (98.57%) JCL
3 54 (77.14%) CICS
4 45 (64.29%) DB2
5 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
6 41 (58.57%) Finance
7 39 (55.71%) RAD
8 34 (48.57%) REXX
9 32 (45.71%) QA
10 29 (41.43%) VisionPLUS
11 27 (38.57%) Automated Testing
12 26 (37.14%) TSYS
12 26 (37.14%) CLIST
13 25 (35.71%) IBM
14 24 (34.29%) Banking
14 24 (34.29%) SDLC
15 23 (32.86%) Degree
16 22 (31.43%) Computer Science
17 18 (25.71%) TDD
18 17 (24.29%) Continuous Improvement
19 16 (22.86%) Waterfall
19 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
19 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
19 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
20 15 (21.43%) Integration Testing
20 15 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
20 15 (21.43%) Functional Testing
20 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
20 15 (21.43%) ISTQB

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 54 (77.14%) CICS
2 14 (20.00%) IIS
3 2 (2.86%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 29 (41.43%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (64.29%) DB2
2 6 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.43%) DataStage
4 1 (1.43%) Pentaho
General
1 41 (58.57%) Finance
2 24 (34.29%) Banking
3 12 (17.14%) Financial Institution
4 8 (11.43%) Retail
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Developer
2 18 (25.71%) CICS Engineer
3 17 (24.29%) Mainframe Developer
4 12 (17.14%) Software Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) QA Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (12.86%) Test Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Mainframe Software Engineer
6 8 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Senior Mainframe Developer
7 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.29%) Mainframe Tester
8 3 (4.29%) Systems Tester
8 3 (4.29%) Tester
9 2 (2.86%) COBOL Developer
9 2 (2.86%) Quality Engineer
10 1 (1.43%) Analyst
10 1 (1.43%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.43%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
10 1 (1.43%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.43%) ISPF
2 5 (7.14%) JSON
2 5 (7.14%) XML
3 2 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 70 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 22 (31.43%) Computer Science
3 16 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (12.86%) IBM Mainframe
5 8 (11.43%) Visualisation
6 6 (8.57%) Algorithms
7 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.86%) AS400
8 2 (2.86%) Social Media
9 1 (1.43%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.71%) zOS
2 4 (5.71%) Windows
2 4 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (55.71%) RAD
3 27 (38.57%) Automated Testing
4 24 (34.29%) SDLC
5 18 (25.71%) TDD
6 17 (24.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (22.86%) Mentoring
7 16 (22.86%) Unit Testing
7 16 (22.86%) Waterfall
8 15 (21.43%) Functional Testing
8 15 (21.43%) Integration Testing
8 15 (21.43%) Regression Testing
8 15 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 15 (21.43%) System Integration Testing
9 14 (20.00%) User Stories
10 8 (11.43%) Change Management
10 8 (11.43%) Coaching
10 8 (11.43%) Refactoring
11 6 (8.57%) OO
11 6 (8.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 70 (100.00%) COBOL
2 69 (98.57%) JCL
3 34 (48.57%) REXX
4 26 (37.14%) CLIST
5 8 (11.43%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.43%) Java
6 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (32.86%) Degree
2 15 (21.43%) ISTQB
3 14 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (45.71%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) Time Sharing Option
1 8 (11.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (14.29%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (11.43%) CA Endevor
2 8 (11.43%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.86%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 26 (37.14%) TSYS
2 25 (35.71%) IBM
3 10 (14.29%) Cognizant
3 10 (14.29%) HP
4 8 (11.43%) CA
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