The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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Rank 855 866 883
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +17
Permanent jobs citing REXX 25 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.012% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.045% 0.023% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 4
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £45,600 £37,550
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £77,000 £51,550
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +31.42%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55675 57570 62467
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.39% 53.41% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 47760 48605 55147
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 15 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 24 December 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 +6 16 £50,000 -23.07%
London -8 6 - -
East of England -13 5 £50,000 -
Essex - 5 £50,000 -
Scotland +11 4 - -
Edinburgh 0 4 - -
Yorkshire -16 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Halifax - 2 - -
Nottinghamshire - 2 - -
West Yorkshire - 2 - -
Nottingham - 2 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £42,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £42,500 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 47 (88.68%) Mainframe
2 42 (79.25%) IBM
3 35 (66.04%) DB2
4 33 (62.26%) JCL
5 27 (50.94%) COBOL
6 21 (39.62%) SQL
6 21 (39.62%) Assembly Language
6 21 (39.62%) zOS
6 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
7 20 (37.74%) CA
7 20 (37.74%) ISPF
8 19 (35.85%) CICS
8 19 (35.85%) MVS
8 19 (35.85%) CA Endevor
9 16 (30.19%) Finance
9 16 (30.19%) OMEGAMON
9 16 (30.19%) IBM Mainframe
10 15 (28.30%) BMC
10 15 (28.30%) Banking
10 15 (28.30%) Degree
11 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
12 13 (24.53%) Change Management
12 13 (24.53%) Retail
12 13 (24.53%) QA
12 13 (24.53%) Coaching
13 11 (20.75%) UNIX
14 10 (18.87%) Java
15 9 (16.98%) Windows
15 9 (16.98%) SAS

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Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (35.85%) CICS
2 9 (16.98%) SAS
3 5 (9.43%) Node.js
4 4 (7.55%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.89%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (9.43%) DOC1
1 5 (9.43%) PrintSoft PReS
2 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.77%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Exstream
2 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (16.98%) ATM
2 1 (1.89%) SMTP
2 1 (1.89%) FTP
2 1 (1.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (66.04%) DB2
2 5 (9.43%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.66%) Adabas
4 2 (3.77%) OLAP
4 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.89%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.89%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) ERwin
2 1 (1.89%) ChangeMan
2 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 16 (30.19%) Finance
2 15 (28.30%) Banking
3 13 (24.53%) Retail
4 6 (11.32%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (41.51%) DBA
2 17 (32.08%) DB2 DBA
3 13 (24.53%) Technical Specialist
4 11 (20.75%) Mainframe DBA
5 9 (16.98%) Administrator
6 5 (9.43%) Consultant
7 4 (7.55%) Analyst
8 2 (3.77%) Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Mainframe Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Systems Programmer
8 2 (3.77%) Mainframe Programmer
9 1 (1.89%) Support Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Systems Administrator
9 1 (1.89%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Systems Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Oracle DBA
9 1 (1.89%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.89%) Technical Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (37.74%) ISPF
2 5 (9.43%) HTML5
2 5 (9.43%) HTML
3 2 (3.77%) XML
3 2 (3.77%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (1.89%) EntireX
4 1 (1.89%) Middleware
4 1 (1.89%) .NET
4 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (88.68%) Mainframe
2 21 (39.62%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (30.19%) IBM Mainframe
4 9 (16.98%) Chip Card
5 5 (9.43%) VSAM
5 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
6 4 (7.55%) SWIFT
7 2 (3.77%) Replication
8 1 (1.89%) Statistics
8 1 (1.89%) DTV
8 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.89%) DataPower
8 1 (1.89%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 21 (39.62%) zOS
2 19 (35.85%) MVS
3 11 (20.75%) UNIX
4 9 (16.98%) Windows
5 4 (7.55%) Linux
6 2 (3.77%) AIX
6 2 (3.77%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.42%) Disaster Recovery
1 14 (26.42%) Mentoring
2 13 (24.53%) Coaching
2 13 (24.53%) Change Management
3 9 (16.98%) Release Management
4 5 (9.43%) Information Management
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL
4 5 (9.43%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.55%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) Workflow
6 2 (3.77%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.77%) Data Modelling
6 2 (3.77%) Systems Analysis
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (3.77%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.89%) Waterfall
7 1 (1.89%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 33 (62.26%) JCL
2 27 (50.94%) COBOL
3 21 (39.62%) SQL
3 21 (39.62%) Assembly Language
4 10 (18.87%) Java
5 6 (11.32%) SELCOPY
6 5 (9.43%) Perl
6 5 (9.43%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.55%) PL/1
8 2 (3.77%) C++
9 1 (1.89%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.89%) NATURAL
9 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (28.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.53%) QA
2 1 (1.89%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (11.32%) RACF
2 2 (3.77%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 19 (35.85%) CA Endevor
2 16 (30.19%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (3.77%) Tivoli
3 2 (3.77%) MAINVIEW
4 1 (1.89%) Control-M
Vendors
1 42 (79.25%) IBM
2 20 (37.74%) CA
3 15 (28.30%) BMC
4 5 (9.43%) HP
4 5 (9.43%) Thunderhead
5 3 (5.66%) SAP
6 1 (1.89%) Oracle
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.89%) Pega
6 1 (1.89%) Syncsort