The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 239 - 250
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.034% - 0.014%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.085% - 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £45,000 - £28,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £36,517 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+23.23% -18.85%
ISPF
England

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 North West region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2348 2679 3096
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.11% 40.68% 43.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2027 2251 2608
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing ISPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

ISPF
Salary Trend in the North West

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

ISPF Salary Trend in the North West

ISPF
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the North West region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
ISPF
England

ISPF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing ISPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SNA
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) MVS
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) CICS

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) SNA
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Systems Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) MVS
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Assembly Language
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM