The first table below looks at the demand for REXX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
REXX
Rank 892 881 889
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +8
Permanent jobs citing REXX 9 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.015% 0.010% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 4
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -20.00%
Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
60331 57156 63037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.59% 52.57% 53.59%
Number of salaries quoted 51172 49005 55452
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

REXX
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing REXX within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

REXX Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

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Salary Trend

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

REXX Salary Trend in the UK

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Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England -27 5 £40,000 -
Scotland - 4 - -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Leeds - 2 £38,750 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £38,750 -
North East - 2 £42,500 -
South West - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £40,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £40,000 -
Dorset - 1 - -
Bournemouth - 1 - -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing REXX 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 REXX.

1 23 (95.83%) Mainframe
2 16 (66.67%) IBM
3 15 (62.50%) COBOL
3 15 (62.50%) DB2
4 13 (54.17%) zOS
5 12 (50.00%) CICS
5 12 (50.00%) JCL
6 11 (45.83%) ISPF
7 10 (41.67%) VSAM
7 10 (41.67%) CA Endevor
7 10 (41.67%) Assembly Language
7 10 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
8 8 (33.33%) Change Management
9 6 (25.00%) RACF
10 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
10 5 (20.83%) BMC
10 5 (20.83%) Tivoli
10 5 (20.83%) SQL
10 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
10 5 (20.83%) Workflow
10 5 (20.83%) ACF2
11 4 (16.67%) Finance
11 4 (16.67%) Release Management
11 4 (16.67%) QA
11 4 (16.67%) Banking
11 4 (16.67%) Retail
11 4 (16.67%) SAS
12 3 (12.50%) UNIX
12 3 (12.50%) CA

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing REXX 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 REXX. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (50.00%) CICS
2 4 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) DB2
2 2 (8.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
1 4 (16.67%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Marketing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
2 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (33.33%) DBA
2 8 (33.33%) DB2 DBA
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 2 (8.33%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Mainframe DBA
4 2 (8.33%) Developer
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX Specialist
5 1 (4.17%) IT Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) ISPF
2 2 (8.33%) EntireX
3 1 (4.17%) HTML
3 1 (4.17%) XML
3 1 (4.17%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (4.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 23 (95.83%) Mainframe
2 10 (41.67%) VSAM
2 10 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) zOS
2 3 (12.50%) UNIX
3 2 (8.33%) MVS
4 1 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
2 5 (20.83%) Problem Management
2 5 (20.83%) Workflow
3 4 (16.67%) Release Management
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) ITIL
5 1 (4.17%) Project Management
5 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) COBOL
2 12 (50.00%) JCL
3 10 (41.67%) Assembly Language
4 5 (20.83%) SQL
5 2 (8.33%) NATURAL
6 1 (4.17%) C
6 1 (4.17%) Java
6 1 (4.17%) PL/1
6 1 (4.17%) SELCOPY
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) RACF
2 5 (20.83%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) CA Endevor
2 5 (20.83%) Tivoli
3 2 (8.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) IBM
2 5 (20.83%) BMC
3 3 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Oracle
4 1 (4.17%) SAP