The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank 883 871 897
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +26
Permanent jobs citing OS/2 4 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.013% 0.007% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -23.40%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% -

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

Operating Systems Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
30664 29019 32879
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.88% 27.29% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25388 24748 28124
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OS/2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OS/2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OS/2 within the UK.

OS/2 Salary Trend in the UK

OS/2
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OS/2 within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
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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
Edinburgh - 3 £40,000 -
Scotland - 3 £40,000 -
Cardiff - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -

OS/2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/2 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 OS/2.

1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (42.86%) ZABBIX
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) SQLite
2 3 (42.86%) Aptana Studio
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Puppet
2 3 (42.86%) Sencha
2 3 (42.86%) Sencha Touch
2 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (42.86%) New Relic
2 3 (42.86%) SaltStack
2 3 (42.86%) Salt
2 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
2 3 (42.86%) OO
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
2 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) SLA
2 3 (42.86%) XQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Nagios
2 3 (42.86%) Java

OS/2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/2 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 OS/2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
1 3 (42.86%) Firewall
2 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQLite
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) Riak
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (42.86%) Aptana Studio
1 3 (42.86%) Eclipse
1 3 (42.86%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (28.57%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Sencha Touch
1 3 (42.86%) CSS
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) XSLT
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) Windows 7
2 3 (42.86%) Android
2 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Fedora
2 3 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Mentoring
1 3 (42.86%) OOA/OOD
1 3 (42.86%) OO
1 3 (42.86%) Workflow
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) MapReduce
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C
1 4 (57.14%) C++
2 3 (42.86%) Bash Shell
2 3 (42.86%) Python
2 3 (42.86%) XQuery
2 3 (42.86%) Shell Script
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) Ruby
2 3 (42.86%) XPath
3 1 (14.29%) Erlang
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) ZABBIX
1 3 (42.86%) Puppet
1 3 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (42.86%) Salt
1 3 (42.86%) Nagios
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Sencha
1 3 (42.86%) New Relic
1 3 (42.86%) SaltStack