The table below looks at the statistics for MVS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MVS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM MVS
Rank 598 628 608
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Permanent jobs citing MVS 12 7 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.027% 0.015% 0.038%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.095% 0.055% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 15
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £52,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £33,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +10.00%
MVS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
12574 12715 13691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 28.29% 27.94% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 10780 10767 11942
Average salary £47,500 £49,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.06% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

MVS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

MVS Jobs Demand Trend in London

MVS
Salary Trend in London

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

MVS Salary Trend in London

MVS
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MVS across the London region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

MVS Salary Histogram in London

MVS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) CSS
3 8 (61.54%) SOA
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
4 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (46.15%) Web Development
4 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
4 6 (46.15%) Orchard CMS
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 6 (46.15%) N-Tier
4 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
4 6 (46.15%) .NET
4 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 6 (46.15%) CMS
4 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle
5 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
6 4 (30.77%) Linux
6 4 (30.77%) SSL
7 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (23.08%) Windows
7 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
7 3 (23.08%) IIS
7 3 (23.08%) OLAP
7 3 (23.08%) TIBCO

MVS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing MVS 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 MVS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) CMS
1 6 (46.15%) SharePoint
1 6 (46.15%) Orchard CMS
2 3 (23.08%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
3 2 (15.38%) WebSphere
3 2 (15.38%) nginx
3 2 (15.38%) Node.js
3 2 (15.38%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) SSL
2 2 (15.38%) Internet
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (15.38%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle Database
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle BI EE
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 10g
3 3 (23.08%) Spotfire
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle OLAP
3 3 (23.08%) QlikView
3 3 (23.08%) OLAP
3 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (15.38%) RDBMS
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
4 2 (15.38%) DB2
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (15.38%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (15.38%) Financial Institution
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Architect
2 5 (38.46%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Lead Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Lead PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Spotfire Developer
3 2 (15.38%) QlikView Developer
3 2 (15.38%) PHP Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Developer Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) TIBCO Developer
4 1 (7.69%) .NET Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Business Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (76.92%) HTML
2 8 (61.54%) CSS
2 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) J2EE
4 2 (15.38%) RESTful
4 2 (15.38%) Haml
4 2 (15.38%) Backbone.js
4 2 (15.38%) Sass
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) XML
4 2 (15.38%) LAMP
4 2 (15.38%) ISPF
4 2 (15.38%) JSON
4 2 (15.38%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) N-Tier
2 3 (23.08%) Visualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 2 (15.38%) Mainframe
4 1 (7.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) AIX
3 2 (15.38%) Solaris
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) SOA
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 6 (46.15%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (46.15%) Waterfall
3 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Data Modelling
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) High Availability
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (15.38%) Test Planning
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Shell Script
2 2 (15.38%) JCL
2 2 (15.38%) PHP5
2 2 (15.38%) CoffeeScript
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) Perl
2 2 (15.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) TIBCO
4 2 (15.38%) Business Objects
4 2 (15.38%) IBM
5 1 (7.69%) Cognos
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