The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited VSAM over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
Rank 410 469 478
Rank change year-on-year
+59 +9
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 38 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.20% 0.061% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.48% 0.16% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 1
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £49,250 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-8.62% +5.91%
VSAM
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7910 8195 9181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 40.95% 38.16% 38.84%
Number of salaries quoted 6504 6345 7207
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

VSAM
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing VSAM across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

VSAM Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

VSAM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSAM across the South East region.

VSAM Salary Trend in the South East

VSAM
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing VSAM across the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

VSAM Salary Histogram in the South East

VSAM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAM within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Sussex +14 28 £45,000 -10.00%
East Sussex +27 10 £55,000 +10.00%
VSAM
England

VSAM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing VSAM 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 VSAM.

1 43 (100.00%) JCL
1 43 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (97.67%) CICS
2 42 (97.67%) COBOL
3 39 (90.70%) RAD
4 30 (69.77%) VisionPLUS
5 29 (67.44%) Automated Testing
6 27 (62.79%) TSYS
6 27 (62.79%) DB2
6 27 (62.79%) REXX
6 27 (62.79%) CLIST
7 24 (55.81%) Finance
8 23 (53.49%) Degree
8 23 (53.49%) Computer Science
9 19 (44.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 18 (41.86%) TDD
11 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
12 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
12 14 (32.56%) QA
12 14 (32.56%) Unit Testing
12 14 (32.56%) Integration Testing
12 14 (32.56%) Functional Testing
12 14 (32.56%) User Stories
12 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
12 14 (32.56%) Waterfall
12 14 (32.56%) System Integration Testing
12 14 (32.56%) SDLC
13 13 (30.23%) ISEB
13 13 (30.23%) IIS

VSAM
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East region citing VSAM 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 VSAM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 42 (97.67%) CICS
2 13 (30.23%) IIS
Business Applications
1 30 (69.77%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (62.79%) DB2
2 6 (13.95%) Relational Database
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 3 (6.98%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) CICS Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Software Engineer
3 10 (23.26%) Mainframe Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) QA Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) Test Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Mainframe Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Systems Tester
5 3 (6.98%) Tester
6 2 (4.65%) Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Quality Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Java Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Lead Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Java Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) JSON
1 7 (16.28%) XML
2 1 (2.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 23 (53.49%) Computer Science
3 10 (23.26%) Visualisation
4 7 (16.28%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (13.95%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.65%) AS400
6 2 (4.65%) Social Media
7 1 (2.33%) IBM Mainframe
7 1 (2.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (90.70%) RAD
3 29 (67.44%) Automated Testing
4 19 (44.19%) Continuous Improvement
5 18 (41.86%) TDD
6 17 (39.53%) Software Engineering
7 14 (32.56%) Functional Testing
7 14 (32.56%) Integration Testing
7 14 (32.56%) Regression Testing
7 14 (32.56%) SDLC
7 14 (32.56%) System Integration Testing
7 14 (32.56%) Unit Testing
7 14 (32.56%) User Stories
7 14 (32.56%) Waterfall
8 10 (23.26%) Refactoring
9 7 (16.28%) SOA
10 6 (13.95%) Manual Testing
10 6 (13.95%) OO
10 6 (13.95%) OOD
11 5 (11.63%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) JCL
2 42 (97.67%) COBOL
3 27 (62.79%) CLIST
3 27 (62.79%) REXX
4 1 (2.33%) Java
4 1 (2.33%) Ruby
4 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (53.49%) Degree
2 14 (32.56%) ISTQB
3 13 (30.23%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (32.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 10 (23.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (62.79%) TSYS
2 10 (23.26%) HP
3 1 (2.33%) IBM
South East
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