The table below looks at the statistics for OS/390 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/390 over the 3 months to 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
UK
Rank 852 946 948
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +2
Permanent jobs citing OS/390 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.005% 0.004% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Median salary £30,000 £60,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +166.66%
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 - £22,500

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
20070 26205 28903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.18% 26.11% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 16972 22113 24186
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 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OS/390 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Operating Systems category.

OS/390 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OS/390
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OS/390 within the UK.

OS/390 Salary Trend in the UK

OS/390
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OS/390 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 January 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
England +90 1 £30,000 -50.00%
Crawley - 1 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £30,000 -
South East - 1 £30,000 -

OS/390
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, IT jobs citing OS/390 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/390.

1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) zOS
3 10 (83.33%) Mainframe
4 9 (75.00%) CICS
4 9 (75.00%) JCL
4 9 (75.00%) SQL
4 9 (75.00%) DB2
4 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (75.00%) COBOL
5 3 (25.00%) Unix
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) AIX
6 2 (16.67%) Solaris
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
6 2 (16.67%) ITIL
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Tuxedo
6 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
6 2 (16.67%) Middleware
6 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
6 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
6 2 (16.67%) Release Management
6 2 (16.67%) QMS
6 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (16.67%) Change Management
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
7 1 (8.33%) AS400

OS/390
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 9 (75.00%) CICS
2 2 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 2 (16.67%) Tuxedo
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (16.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 9 (75.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) COBOL Developer
1 9 (75.00%) DB2 Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Lead Developer
2 2 (16.67%) Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (8.33%) AS400
2 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (8.33%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) zOS
2 3 (25.00%) Unix
2 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (16.67%) AIX
3 2 (16.67%) Solaris
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Management
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) ITIL
1 2 (16.67%) Problem Management
1 2 (16.67%) QMS
1 2 (16.67%) Release Management
1 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 9 (75.00%) COBOL
2 9 (75.00%) JCL
2 9 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) HNC
1 1 (8.33%) HND
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) IBM
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (16.67%) Oracle