The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 155
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
zOS
West Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
931 617 717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.44% 23.34% 25.29%
Number of salaries quoted 669 494 545
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

zOS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

zOS Salary Trend in Leeds

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing zOS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited zOS.

1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (66.67%) DB2
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
3 5 (55.56%) IBM
3 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
4 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
4 3 (33.33%) Java EE
4 3 (33.33%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 3 (33.33%) Grails
4 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
4 3 (33.33%) Groovy
4 3 (33.33%) Scala
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) JAXB
4 3 (33.33%) CICS
4 3 (33.33%) W3C
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) COBOL
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) Perl
4 3 (33.33%) JUnit
4 3 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Solaris
4 3 (33.33%) Linux
4 3 (33.33%) Apache

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing zOS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Apache
1 3 (33.33%) CICS
1 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 3 (33.33%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) JUnit
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) DBA
1 6 (66.67%) DB2 DBA
2 5 (55.56%) Administrator
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) Web Services
1 3 (33.33%) XML
1 3 (33.33%) WSDL
1 3 (33.33%) XML Schema
1 3 (33.33%) JAXB
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Java EE
1 3 (33.33%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Solaris
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (55.56%) Incident Management
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) COBOL
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 3 (33.33%) Perl
1 3 (33.33%) Python
1 3 (33.33%) Ruby
1 3 (33.33%) Groovy
1 3 (33.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) IBM