The table below looks at the statistics for ISPF skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
UK
Rank 848 909 942
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +33
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 3 33 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.033% 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.085% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 8
Median salary £42,000 £38,533 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.99% -26.60%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £38,533 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+8.99% -22.93%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
33135 38630 39554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 39.41% 38.27% 37.52%
Number of salaries quoted 28409 33232 33785
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

ISPF
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing ISPF as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

ISPF Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

ISPF
Salary Trend

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

ISPF Salary Trend in the UK

ISPF
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the UK over the 3 months to 28 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Scotland +20 3 £42,000 - 2
Glasgow +26 2 £42,000 - 2
Clydebank - 1 £42,000 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -

ISPF
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, IT jobs citing ISPF 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 ISPF.

1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 13 (92.86%) JCL
2 13 (92.86%) Time Sharing Option
3 9 (64.29%) RACF
4 8 (57.14%) IBM
4 8 (57.14%) Assembly Language
4 8 (57.14%) CA
4 8 (57.14%) REXX
4 8 (57.14%) zOS
4 8 (57.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 6 (42.86%) Banking
5 6 (42.86%) Sybase
5 6 (42.86%) DB2
5 6 (42.86%) Finance
6 5 (35.71%) CICS
6 5 (35.71%) SQL
6 5 (35.71%) Middleware
6 5 (35.71%) Unix
6 5 (35.71%) MQSeries
6 5 (35.71%) SAS
6 5 (35.71%) CLIST
7 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
7 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
7 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
7 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (28.57%) SDLC
7 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
7 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting

ISPF
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 5 (35.71%) CICS
1 5 (35.71%) MQSeries
1 5 (35.71%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
2 3 (21.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) FTP
1 2 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 2 (14.29%) SSH
1 2 (14.29%) SSL
1 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) Easytrieve
General
1 6 (42.86%) Banking
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Security Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) DBA
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (14.29%) PKI
3 2 (14.29%) VSAM
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) zOS
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Defect Management
1 4 (28.57%) Integration Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Project Planning
1 4 (28.57%) SDLC
1 4 (28.57%) Security Management
1 4 (28.57%) Software Testing
1 4 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
1 4 (28.57%) Time Management
1 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Information Security
2 2 (14.29%) People Management
3 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) JCL
2 8 (57.14%) Assembly Language
2 8 (57.14%) REXX
3 5 (35.71%) CLIST
3 5 (35.71%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) COBOL
5 2 (14.29%) Perl
5 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
5 2 (14.29%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) ISTQB
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Time Sharing Option
2 9 (64.29%) RACF
3 8 (57.14%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 4 (28.57%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Tivoli
2 3 (21.43%) zSecure
3 2 (14.29%) OMEGAMON
4 1 (7.14%) CA Endevor
4 1 (7.14%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) CA
1 8 (57.14%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) Sybase
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