The table below looks at the statistics for RACF skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
England / North West
Rank - - 252
Permanent jobs citing RACF 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.014%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £71,250 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +4.21%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

System Software Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
638 665 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 10.74% 11.74% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 494 547 627
Median salary £38,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.23% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%

RACF
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing RACF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

RACF Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

RACF
Salary Trend in the North West

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

RACF Salary Trend in the North West

RACF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing RACF 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 RACF.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management

RACF
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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM