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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 175
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - - 0.031%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.56% +28.88%
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
691 921 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.55% 26.86% 25.91%
Number of salaries quoted 583 713 601
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,900 £19,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
1 5 (100.00%) CICS
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
4 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) SDLC
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) W3C
4 1 (20.00%) WSDL
4 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
4 1 (20.00%) JAXB
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) GlassFish
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) COBOL Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) Java EE
1 5 (100.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 1 (20.00%) JAXB
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) WSDL
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (20.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) Python
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle