The first table below looks at the demand for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 15 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
15 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank 247 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.028% - -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.060% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £51,250 - -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +25.00%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
3360 3675 3549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 46.82% 49.26% 49.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2876 3271 3185
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
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
England

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing ISPF across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the North West region over the 3 months to 15 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire - 2 £51,250 -
ISPF
England

ISPF
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) JCL
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 14 (93.33%) Perl
2 14 (93.33%) Middleware
2 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 14 (93.33%) AIX
2 14 (93.33%) SSL
2 14 (93.33%) WebSphere MQ
2 14 (93.33%) WebSphere
2 14 (93.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (6.67%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 1 (6.67%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) REXX
3 1 (6.67%) SAS
3 1 (6.67%) FTP
3 1 (6.67%) CA Endevor

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 15 April 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (93.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) SSL
2 1 (6.67%) FTP
General
1 15 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (93.33%) Middleware
1 14 (93.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 14 (93.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 14 (93.33%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) UNIX
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) JCL
2 14 (93.33%) Perl
3 1 (6.67%) REXX
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
1 1 (6.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM