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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 861 909 967
Rank change year-on-year
+48 +58
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 36 29 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.028% 0.012%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.094% 0.068% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 9
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +44.92%
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
38260 42823 46493
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.75% 41.39% 41.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31719 34300 37364
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 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +49 24 £45,000 -10.00%
London +38 12 - -
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 72 (100.00%) COBOL
1 72 (100.00%) JCL
1 72 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 52 (72.22%) CICS
3 51 (70.83%) DB2
4 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
5 44 (61.11%) Finance
6 39 (54.17%) RAD
7 37 (51.39%) REXX
8 28 (38.89%) IBM
8 28 (38.89%) VisionPLUS
9 27 (37.50%) QA
10 26 (36.11%) Automated Testing
11 25 (34.72%) Degree
11 25 (34.72%) TSYS
11 25 (34.72%) CLIST
12 24 (33.33%) Computer Science
12 24 (33.33%) Banking
13 23 (31.94%) SDLC
14 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (25.00%) TDD
15 18 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (25.00%) Waterfall
16 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
17 16 (22.22%) Financial Institution
17 16 (22.22%) User Stories
17 16 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
18 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
18 15 (20.83%) Integration Testing
18 15 (20.83%) Functional 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 52 (72.22%) CICS
2 14 (19.44%) IIS
3 4 (5.56%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 28 (38.89%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (70.83%) DB2
2 6 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.56%) Easytrieve
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.56%) XPEDITER
General
1 44 (61.11%) Finance
2 24 (33.33%) Banking
3 16 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 8 (11.11%) Retail
5 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (27.78%) Developer
2 18 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 17 (23.61%) CICS Engineer
4 14 (19.44%) Software Engineer
5 10 (13.89%) Mainframe Software Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) QA Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) QA Test Engineer
6 9 (12.50%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Senior Mainframe Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.17%) Mainframe Tester
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (4.17%) Systems Tester
8 3 (4.17%) Tester
9 2 (2.78%) COBOL Developer
9 2 (2.78%) Quality Engineer
10 1 (1.39%) Administrator
10 1 (1.39%) Java Developer
10 1 (1.39%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.11%) ISPF
2 4 (5.56%) JSON
2 4 (5.56%) Middleware
2 4 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 72 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 24 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 20 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (9.72%) Visualisation
6 6 (8.33%) Algorithms
7 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.78%) AS400
8 2 (2.78%) DataPower
8 2 (2.78%) Social Media
9 1 (1.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.28%) zOS
2 4 (5.56%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (54.17%) RAD
3 26 (36.11%) Automated Testing
4 23 (31.94%) SDLC
5 18 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (25.00%) TDD
5 18 (25.00%) Waterfall
6 17 (23.61%) Software Engineering
7 16 (22.22%) User Stories
8 15 (20.83%) Functional Testing
8 15 (20.83%) Integration Testing
8 15 (20.83%) Regression Testing
8 15 (20.83%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (20.83%) Unit Testing
9 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 9 (12.50%) Coaching
11 8 (11.11%) Change Management
12 7 (9.72%) Refactoring
13 6 (8.33%) OO
13 6 (8.33%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 72 (100.00%) COBOL
1 72 (100.00%) JCL
2 37 (51.39%) REXX
3 25 (34.72%) CLIST
4 8 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 3 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (1.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (34.72%) Degree
2 15 (20.83%) ISTQB
3 14 (19.44%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
1 8 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 10 (13.89%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (11.11%) CA Endevor
2 8 (11.11%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.78%) Control-M
3 2 (2.78%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 28 (38.89%) IBM
2 25 (34.72%) TSYS
3 14 (19.44%) Cognizant
4 10 (13.89%) HP
5 8 (11.11%) CA
6 4 (5.56%) Syncsort
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