The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF 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
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 189 - 188
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 4 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.095% - 0.072%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.23% - 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £54,000 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.72% +37.50%
ISPF
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1749 1912 2175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.57% 50.60% 51.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1496 1698 1996
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,363 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISPF across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ISPF
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

ISPF Salary Trend in Manchester

ISPF
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing ISPF 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 ISPF.

1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (100.00%) JCL
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (80.00%) Linux

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

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

Application Platforms
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) WebSphere Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 5 (100.00%) Middleware
1 5 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) UNIX
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) AIX
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Perl
1 5 (100.00%) JCL