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 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -
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
2153 2526 3171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.43% 40.90% 44.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 2116 2697
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) CICS
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option

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 2 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) IBM