The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank - - 978
Permanent jobs citing OS/2 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.001%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £36,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £36,000

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
21947 28307 31181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.54% 26.31% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 18431 23966 25979
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OS/2 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, IT jobs citing OS/2 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 OS/2.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) MCSA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
2 1 (50.00%) Qt
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MCP

OS/2
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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Mac Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Qt Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Image Processing
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSA
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Apple
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft