The table below looks at the statistics for ACF2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
CA ACF2
UK
Rank - 926 944
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 0 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.003% 0.007%
As % of the System Software category - 0.025% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 6
Median salary - £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -34.61%
UK excluding London median salary - £42,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -34.61%

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

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
10223 11987 13103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.32% 12.01% 12.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8465 10163 11085
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,350 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

ACF2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ACF2 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

ACF2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ACF2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACF2 within the UK.

ACF2 Salary Trend in the UK

ACF2
Top 17 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing ACF2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ACF2.

1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (33.33%) iSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (33.33%) zSecure
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) IBM

ACF2
Top Related IT Skills 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 (66.67%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Lead Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Specialist
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) RACF Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) z/OS Systems Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) zSecure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM