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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
Rank - - 246
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.042%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - - 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% +2.00%
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
2612 3167 3561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.91% 45.86% 49.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2208 2702 3182
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) SSL
General
1 6 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Specialist
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (100.00%) Middleware
1 6 (100.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) UNIX
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) AIX
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Perl
1 6 (100.00%) JCL