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

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 881 921 952
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +31
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 46 27 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.048% 0.026% 0.019%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.11% 0.065% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 29 18 14
Median salary £45,000 £49,250 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.62% +7.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,750 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £55,950
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £49,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +5.91%
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
41042 41777 47144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.61% 40.59% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 33588 33277 37715
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 £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 3 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 3 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 +48 37 £45,000 -10.00% 1
London - 8 - -
North West +29 1 £47,500 +22.58%
VSAM
UK

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 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 68 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 67 (98.53%) COBOL
3 61 (89.71%) JCL
4 56 (82.35%) CICS
5 43 (63.24%) DB2
6 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (55.88%) RAD
8 35 (51.47%) QA
9 34 (50.00%) REXX
10 32 (47.06%) Finance
11 30 (44.12%) Automated Testing
12 29 (42.65%) VisionPLUS
13 26 (38.24%) TSYS
13 26 (38.24%) CLIST
14 25 (36.76%) IBM
15 24 (35.29%) SDLC
16 23 (33.82%) Degree
17 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
18 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
18 18 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 18 (26.47%) TDD
19 17 (25.00%) Banking
19 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
19 17 (25.00%) Mentoring
20 16 (23.53%) Waterfall
21 14 (20.59%) Functional Testing
21 14 (20.59%) User Stories
21 14 (20.59%) Integration Testing
21 14 (20.59%) ISTQB
21 14 (20.59%) 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 56 (82.35%) CICS
2 13 (19.12%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 29 (42.65%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (63.24%) DB2
2 7 (10.29%) DataStage
3 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.88%) Pentaho
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) ERwin
2 2 (2.94%) Subversion
2 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 32 (47.06%) Finance
2 17 (25.00%) Banking
3 8 (11.76%) Retail
4 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (26.47%) CICS Engineer
2 14 (20.59%) Software Engineer
3 13 (19.12%) Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Mainframe Developer
4 10 (14.71%) Mainframe Software Engineer
4 10 (14.71%) Senior Developer
5 9 (13.24%) Senior Mainframe Developer
6 8 (11.76%) QA Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) QA Test Engineer
6 8 (11.76%) Test Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) DB2 DBA
8 3 (4.41%) DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Development DBA
8 3 (4.41%) Mainframe Tester
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Tester
8 3 (4.41%) Tester
9 2 (2.94%) Quality Engineer
10 1 (1.47%) Analyst
10 1 (1.47%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.24%) ISPF
2 6 (8.82%) JSON
2 6 (8.82%) XML
3 2 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 68 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 22 (32.35%) Computer Science
3 9 (13.24%) Visualisation
4 8 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.76%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (8.82%) Algorithms
5 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.94%) AS400
6 2 (2.94%) Social Media
7 1 (1.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) zOS
2 4 (5.88%) Windows
2 4 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (61.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (55.88%) RAD
3 30 (44.12%) Automated Testing
4 24 (35.29%) SDLC
5 18 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (26.47%) TDD
5 18 (26.47%) Unit Testing
6 17 (25.00%) Mentoring
6 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
7 16 (23.53%) Waterfall
8 14 (20.59%) Functional Testing
8 14 (20.59%) Integration Testing
8 14 (20.59%) Regression Testing
8 14 (20.59%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (20.59%) User Stories
9 9 (13.24%) Refactoring
10 8 (11.76%) Change Management
10 8 (11.76%) Coaching
11 6 (8.82%) OOD
11 6 (8.82%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 67 (98.53%) COBOL
2 61 (89.71%) JCL
3 34 (50.00%) REXX
4 26 (38.24%) CLIST
5 8 (11.76%) Assembly Language
5 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 1 (1.47%) Java
6 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 23 (33.82%) Degree
2 14 (20.59%) ISTQB
3 13 (19.12%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (51.47%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.76%) Time Sharing Option
1 8 (11.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 1 (1.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (11.76%) CA Endevor
2 8 (11.76%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.94%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 26 (38.24%) TSYS
2 25 (36.76%) IBM
3 10 (14.71%) HP
4 8 (11.76%) CA
5 2 (2.94%) Cognizant
South East
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