The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
CA ACF2
Rank 626 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% - -
As % of the System Software category 0.019% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 - £52,500
ACF2
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

System Software Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
5265 4581 4699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 11.66% 10.07% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4629 4000 4138
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

ACF2
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 across the London region.

ACF2 Salary Trend in London

ACF2
Top 13 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing ACF2 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 ACF2.

1 9 (100.00%) RACF
2 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) zOS
3 7 (77.78%) DB2
3 7 (77.78%) CICS
4 6 (66.67%) IBM
5 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Validation

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing ACF2 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 ACF2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (77.78%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (55.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) DB2
General
1 8 (88.89%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Technical Leader
2 1 (11.11%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Technician
2 1 (11.11%) Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Validation
1 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) IBM