The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank - 622 644
Permanent jobs citing OS/2 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London - 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.008% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £45,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -28.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £45,000
OS/2
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
12842 12247 13808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 27.28% 27.76% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11039 10460 12089
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,255 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OS/2 across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/2 Jobs Demand Trend in London

OS/2
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OS/2 across the London region.

OS/2 Salary Trend in London

OS/2
Top 21 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing OS/2 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 OS/2.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) XQuery
1 3 (100.00%) Fedora
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
1 3 (100.00%) SQLite
1 3 (100.00%) Aptana Studio
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (100.00%) Sencha
1 3 (100.00%) Sencha Touch

OS/2
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing OS/2 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 OS/2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (100.00%) Subversion
1 3 (100.00%) Aptana Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) XSLT
1 3 (100.00%) Sencha Touch
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Fedora
1 3 (100.00%) Android
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (100.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) XQuery
1 3 (100.00%) XPath
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sencha