The table below looks at the statistics for OS/390 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/390 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM OS/390 (OS390)
Rank - 908 880
Permanent jobs citing OS/390 0 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.002% 0.001%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.006% 0.003%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £24,250 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.47%
UK excluding London average salary - £24,250 £21,000
% change year-on-year
- +15.47%

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
28921 31206 29066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.06% 26.80% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 24450 25888 24723
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%

OS/390
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OS/390 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/390 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/390.

1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) MVS
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
2 1 (50.00%) JCL
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (50.00%) ISPF
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) COBOL
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Perl
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) CICS

OS/390
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing OS/390 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/390. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (50.00%) CICS
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (50.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) MVS
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) AIX
2 1 (50.00%) Solaris
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) COBOL
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) Perl
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) IBM