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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 909 960 996
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +36
Permanent jobs citing REXX 35 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.066% 0.023% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 2
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £43,350 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £53,400
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%

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
53341 56293 63680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.85% 51.02% 52.59%
Number of salaries quoted 46137 47837 53894
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.91%

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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 3 May 2016 within the UK.

REXX Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 12 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 3 May 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 +43 34 £55,000 +10.00% 1
South East +39 25 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Sussex +8 17 £55,000 +10.00%
East Sussex +26 7 £55,000 -
London - 6 - -
Cheshire +32 3 £32,500 +14.03%
North West +31 3 £32,500 +14.03%
Brighton +19 3 - -
Burgess Hill - 2 £66,000 -
Scotland +10 1 - - 1
Berkshire - 1 £55,000 -
Newbury - 1 £55,000 -

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 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 52 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 46 (88.46%) JCL
2 46 (88.46%) DB2
3 43 (82.69%) COBOL
4 34 (65.38%) CICS
4 34 (65.38%) VSAM
5 32 (61.54%) CLIST
6 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (50.00%) RAD
7 26 (50.00%) TSYS
7 26 (50.00%) VisionPLUS
8 23 (44.23%) Automated Testing
8 23 (44.23%) Finance
9 19 (36.54%) zOS
10 18 (34.62%) Assembly Language
11 17 (32.69%) IBM
12 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
13 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
14 14 (26.92%) Time Sharing Option
14 14 (26.92%) ISPF
14 14 (26.92%) Degree
14 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
15 12 (23.08%) CA
15 12 (23.08%) SDLC
16 9 (17.31%) Refactoring
16 9 (17.31%) Visualisation
17 8 (15.38%) CA Endevor
17 8 (15.38%) QA
17 8 (15.38%) User Stories
17 8 (15.38%) Mentoring

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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 34 (65.38%) CICS
2 4 (7.69%) MQSeries
2 4 (7.69%) SAS
3 3 (5.77%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 4 (7.69%) MS Office
1 4 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (50.00%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (5.77%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Kerberos
1 4 (7.69%) SSH
1 4 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (88.46%) DB2
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) Adabas
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.85%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 23 (44.23%) Finance
2 8 (15.38%) Banking
2 8 (15.38%) Retail
3 2 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) CICS Engineer
1 13 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) Mainframe Software Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) DBA
3 4 (7.69%) Mainframe DBA
3 4 (7.69%) Production DBA
3 4 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
3 4 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
4 2 (3.85%) Architect
4 2 (3.85%) Developer
4 2 (3.85%) IBM Technical Architect
4 2 (3.85%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (3.85%) Support Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
4 2 (3.85%) Unix Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) Unix Support
4 2 (3.85%) Unix Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) ISPF
2 6 (11.54%) JSON
2 6 (11.54%) XML
3 4 (7.69%) Middleware
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 52 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 34 (65.38%) VSAM
3 14 (26.92%) Computer Science
4 9 (17.31%) Visualisation
5 8 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
6 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (7.69%) PKI
8 3 (5.77%) IBM Mainframe
9 2 (3.85%) AS400
9 2 (3.85%) Life Science
9 2 (3.85%) Replication
10 1 (1.92%) iSeries
10 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (36.54%) zOS
2 6 (11.54%) Unix
3 4 (7.69%) Windows
3 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (50.00%) RAD
3 23 (44.23%) Automated Testing
4 16 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (23.08%) SDLC
7 9 (17.31%) Refactoring
8 8 (15.38%) Change Management
8 8 (15.38%) Coaching
8 8 (15.38%) Mentoring
8 8 (15.38%) User Stories
9 6 (11.54%) OO
9 6 (11.54%) OOD
9 6 (11.54%) Project Planning
9 6 (11.54%) SOA
10 4 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (7.69%) Information Security
10 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
10 4 (7.69%) Security Management
10 4 (7.69%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (88.46%) JCL
2 43 (82.69%) COBOL
3 32 (61.54%) CLIST
4 18 (34.62%) Assembly Language
5 8 (15.38%) SQL
6 4 (7.69%) Perl
6 4 (7.69%) PL/1
6 4 (7.69%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.85%) Java
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 14 (26.92%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (15.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (7.69%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 4 (7.69%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) CA Endevor
1 8 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 4 (7.69%) zSecure
Vendors
1 26 (50.00%) TSYS
2 17 (32.69%) IBM
3 12 (23.08%) CA
4 4 (7.69%) BMC
4 4 (7.69%) Sybase
5 3 (5.77%) HP