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 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 896 957 980
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +23
Permanent jobs citing REXX 18 25 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.023% 0.012%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.035% 0.045% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 11 20 6
Median salary £35,000 £60,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +41.17%
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £60,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +41.17%

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
51360 55978 59974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.57% 51.01% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44489 47727 50341
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 £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +24 11 £35,000 -41.66%
South West - 7 £35,000 -
Scotland - 5 £40,000 -
South East +16 4 £49,750 -17.08%
North West +11 4 £35,000 -41.66%
Cheshire - 4 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury - 4 £35,000 -
Knutsford - 4 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Bristol - 3 £42,500 -
Brighton +4 2 £45,750 -23.75%
West Sussex +2 2 £49,750 -0.50%
East Sussex -3 2 £45,750 -26.80%
Glasgow - 2 £40,000 -
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Burgess Hill -13 1 £53,000 -11.66%

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 47 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 44 (93.62%) JCL
3 36 (76.60%) CICS
4 35 (74.47%) COBOL
4 35 (74.47%) DB2
5 32 (68.09%) CLIST
6 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (57.45%) VSAM
7 25 (53.19%) Finance
8 22 (46.81%) RAD
8 22 (46.81%) TSYS
9 21 (44.68%) VisionPLUS
10 17 (36.17%) Automated Testing
11 16 (34.04%) IBM
12 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
13 13 (27.66%) zOS
14 11 (23.40%) RACF
14 11 (23.40%) Assembly Language
14 11 (23.40%) Unix
14 11 (23.40%) ISPF
14 11 (23.40%) Degree
14 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
14 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
14 11 (23.40%) Time Management
14 11 (23.40%) Time Sharing Option
15 10 (21.28%) User Stories
15 10 (21.28%) Project Planning
15 10 (21.28%) SQL
16 9 (19.15%) MQSeries
16 9 (19.15%) Middleware

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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 (76.60%) CICS
2 9 (19.15%) MQSeries
3 7 (14.89%) SAS
4 4 (8.51%) StreamWeaver
5 3 (6.38%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) MS Excel
1 7 (14.89%) MS Office
2 5 (10.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 21 (44.68%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (6.38%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.77%) Kerberos
1 6 (12.77%) SSH
1 6 (12.77%) SSL
2 3 (6.38%) SMTP
3 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (74.47%) DB2
2 6 (12.77%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.51%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) XPEDITER
2 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
General
1 25 (53.19%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (25.53%) Software Engineer
2 9 (19.15%) CICS Engineer
3 8 (17.02%) Developer
3 8 (17.02%) Mainframe Software Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Security Engineer
5 5 (10.64%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (8.51%) Mainframe Developer
7 3 (6.38%) Analyst
7 3 (6.38%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (4.26%) Applications Developer
8 2 (4.26%) Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Mainframe Consultant
8 2 (4.26%) Mainframe Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
8 2 (4.26%) Security Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) COBOL Developer
9 1 (2.13%) IT Consultant
9 1 (2.13%) Network Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) Network Security Engineer
9 1 (2.13%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.40%) ISPF
2 9 (19.15%) Middleware
3 3 (6.38%) HTML
3 3 (6.38%) HTML5
4 2 (4.26%) JSON
4 2 (4.26%) XML
5 1 (2.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 47 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 27 (57.45%) VSAM
3 11 (23.40%) Computer Science
4 7 (14.89%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (12.77%) Algorithms
5 6 (12.77%) PKI
6 5 (10.64%) Visualisation
7 2 (4.26%) AS400
7 2 (4.26%) DataPower
7 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (2.13%) iSeries
8 1 (2.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.66%) zOS
2 11 (23.40%) Unix
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) RAD
3 17 (36.17%) Automated Testing
4 15 (31.91%) Software Engineering
5 11 (23.40%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (23.40%) Time Management
6 10 (21.28%) Project Planning
6 10 (21.28%) User Stories
7 7 (14.89%) Security Management
8 6 (12.77%) OO
8 6 (12.77%) OOD
8 6 (12.77%) People Management
9 5 (10.64%) Information Security
9 5 (10.64%) Refactoring
10 4 (8.51%) Test Automation
11 3 (6.38%) BDD
11 3 (6.38%) TDD
11 3 (6.38%) Waterfall
12 2 (4.26%) Scrum
12 2 (4.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 44 (93.62%) JCL
2 35 (74.47%) COBOL
3 32 (68.09%) CLIST
4 11 (23.40%) Assembly Language
5 10 (21.28%) SQL
6 6 (12.77%) Perl
6 6 (12.77%) Shell Script
7 4 (8.51%) Java
8 3 (6.38%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.26%) PL/1
9 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) RACF
1 11 (23.40%) Time Sharing Option
2 9 (19.15%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 6 (12.77%) zSecure
2 2 (4.26%) Control-M
Vendors
1 22 (46.81%) TSYS
2 16 (34.04%) IBM
3 7 (14.89%) CA
3 7 (14.89%) Sybase
4 4 (8.51%) Syncsort
5 3 (6.38%) HP