The table below looks at the statistics for REXX skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited REXX over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 912 933 978
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +45
Permanent jobs citing REXX 19 32 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.029% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.037% 0.056% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 13 29 4
Median salary £37,500 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,400 £62,500 £43,500
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +50.00%

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
51828 56642 59768
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.87% 51.36% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 44863 48209 50794
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing REXX as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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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Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing REXX over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 within the UK.

REXX Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +29 12 £35,000 -41.66% 3
South East +30 7 £53,000 -11.66%
Scotland - 7 £40,000 -
West Sussex -8 5 £53,000 +6.00%
South West - 5 £35,000 - 3
Cheshire +34 4 £35,000 +22.80%
North West +19 4 £35,000 -41.66%
Gloucestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 4 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury - 4 £35,000 -
East Sussex +2 2 £45,750 -26.80%
Brighton 0 2 £45,750 -23.75%
Burgess Hill -16 2 £55,250 -7.91%
Glasgow - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 3

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing REXX 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 REXX.

1 57 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 55 (96.49%) JCL
3 48 (84.21%) COBOL
4 46 (80.70%) DB2
5 39 (68.42%) VSAM
6 36 (63.16%) CICS
7 32 (56.14%) CLIST
8 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
9 26 (45.61%) RAD
9 26 (45.61%) TSYS
10 25 (43.86%) VisionPLUS
10 25 (43.86%) Finance
11 21 (36.84%) IBM
11 21 (36.84%) Automated Testing
12 19 (33.33%) zOS
13 18 (31.58%) Assembly Language
14 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
14 17 (29.82%) ISPF
14 17 (29.82%) Time Sharing Option
15 15 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
15 15 (26.32%) Degree
15 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
16 13 (22.81%) CA
17 10 (17.54%) User Stories
17 10 (17.54%) SDLC
17 10 (17.54%) Unix
18 9 (15.79%) Coaching
18 9 (15.79%) Time Management
19 8 (14.04%) CA Endevor
19 8 (14.04%) QA

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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 36 (63.16%) CICS
2 7 (12.28%) MQSeries
3 5 (8.77%) SAS
4 4 (7.02%) StreamWeaver
5 3 (5.26%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) MS Excel
1 5 (8.77%) MS Office
1 5 (8.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (43.86%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (5.26%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) Kerberos
1 4 (7.02%) SSH
1 4 (7.02%) SSL
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.75%) Network Security
3 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (80.70%) DB2
2 6 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.02%) Easytrieve
3 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) XPEDITER
2 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (43.86%) Finance
2 8 (14.04%) Banking
2 8 (14.04%) Retail
3 1 (1.75%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (24.56%) Software Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) CICS Engineer
3 10 (17.54%) Mainframe Software Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Security Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Mainframe Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Technical Specialist
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Security Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Mainframe Specialist
8 2 (3.51%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
9 1 (1.75%) Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) IT Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) IT Security Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) Network Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Security Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) ISPF
2 7 (12.28%) Middleware
3 4 (7.02%) JSON
3 4 (7.02%) XML
4 3 (5.26%) HTML
4 3 (5.26%) HTML5
5 1 (1.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 57 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 39 (68.42%) VSAM
3 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
4 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (12.28%) Visualisation
6 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
6 6 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (7.02%) PKI
8 2 (3.51%) AS400
8 2 (3.51%) DataPower
9 1 (1.75%) iSeries
9 1 (1.75%) Replication
9 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) zOS
2 10 (17.54%) Unix
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (45.61%) RAD
3 21 (36.84%) Automated Testing
4 17 (29.82%) Software Engineering
5 15 (26.32%) Continuous Improvement
6 10 (17.54%) SDLC
6 10 (17.54%) User Stories
7 9 (15.79%) Coaching
7 9 (15.79%) Time Management
8 8 (14.04%) Change Management
8 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
9 7 (12.28%) Project Planning
9 7 (12.28%) Refactoring
10 6 (10.53%) OO
10 6 (10.53%) OOD
11 5 (8.77%) Security Management
12 4 (7.02%) People Management
12 4 (7.02%) SOA
12 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
13 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) JCL
2 48 (84.21%) COBOL
3 32 (56.14%) CLIST
4 18 (31.58%) Assembly Language
5 8 (14.04%) SQL
6 4 (7.02%) Java
6 4 (7.02%) Perl
6 4 (7.02%) Shell Script
7 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.26%) PL/1
8 2 (3.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (26.32%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
System Software
1 17 (29.82%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (14.04%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (12.28%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 7 (12.28%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) CA Endevor
1 8 (14.04%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.02%) zSecure
3 2 (3.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) TSYS
2 21 (36.84%) IBM
3 13 (22.81%) CA
4 5 (8.77%) Sybase
5 4 (7.02%) Syncsort
6 3 (5.26%) HP
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