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 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
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Rank 912 944 996
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +52
Permanent jobs citing REXX 24 31 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.028% 0.008%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.046% 0.054% 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 16 29 1
Median salary £45,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.50% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,750 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-8.50% +25.00%

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
51712 57110 62897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.82% 51.49% 52.22%
Number of salaries quoted 44802 48660 53726
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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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 30 June 2016 within the UK.

REXX Salary Histogram in the UK

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Top 15 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 30 June 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 19 £45,750 -8.50% 2
South East +36 14 £54,500 -9.16%
West Sussex -1 10 £55,000 +10.00%
South West - 5 £35,000 - 1
Scotland - 5 - - 1
Cheshire +45 4 £35,000 +22.80%
North West +21 4 £35,000 -41.66%
East Sussex +4 4 £45,750 -26.80%
Knutsford - 4 £35,000 -
Tewkesbury - 4 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Brighton +7 2 £45,750 -23.75%
Burgess Hill -16 2 £55,250 -7.91%
Edinburgh - 2 - -
Bristol - 1 - - 1

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Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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
3 48 (84.21%) DB2
4 38 (66.67%) CICS
5 37 (64.91%) VSAM
6 34 (59.65%) CLIST
7 31 (54.39%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (45.61%) RAD
8 26 (45.61%) TSYS
9 25 (43.86%) VisionPLUS
9 25 (43.86%) Finance
10 23 (40.35%) 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
15 15 (26.32%) CA
16 12 (21.05%) Unix
17 11 (19.30%) Time Management
18 10 (17.54%) User Stories
18 10 (17.54%) SDLC
18 10 (17.54%) SQL
19 9 (15.79%) MQSeries
19 9 (15.79%) 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 38 (66.67%) CICS
2 9 (15.79%) MQSeries
3 7 (12.28%) SAS
4 4 (7.02%) StreamWeaver
5 3 (5.26%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 7 (12.28%) MS Excel
1 7 (12.28%) MS Office
1 7 (12.28%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 25 (43.86%) VisionPLUS
2 3 (5.26%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) Kerberos
1 6 (10.53%) SSH
1 6 (10.53%) SSL
2 1 (1.75%) Network Security
2 1 (1.75%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (84.21%) 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 7 (12.28%) Security Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Senior Security Engineer
7 4 (7.02%) Analyst
7 4 (7.02%) Mainframe Developer
7 4 (7.02%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
10 1 (1.75%) Consultant
10 1 (1.75%) IT Consultant
10 1 (1.75%) IT Security Consultant
10 1 (1.75%) Network Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Network Security Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Operations Analyst
10 1 (1.75%) Security Consultant
10 1 (1.75%) Support Engineer
10 1 (1.75%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) ISPF
2 9 (15.79%) 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 37 (64.91%) 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
6 6 (10.53%) PKI
7 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
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 12 (21.05%) 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 11 (19.30%) Time Management
7 10 (17.54%) SDLC
7 10 (17.54%) User Stories
8 9 (15.79%) Coaching
8 9 (15.79%) Project Planning
9 8 (14.04%) Change Management
9 8 (14.04%) Mentoring
10 7 (12.28%) Refactoring
10 7 (12.28%) Security Management
11 6 (10.53%) OO
11 6 (10.53%) OOD
11 6 (10.53%) People Management
12 5 (8.77%) Information Security
13 4 (7.02%) SOA
13 4 (7.02%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 55 (96.49%) JCL
2 48 (84.21%) COBOL
3 34 (59.65%) CLIST
4 18 (31.58%) Assembly Language
5 10 (17.54%) SQL
6 6 (10.53%) Perl
6 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 4 (7.02%) Java
8 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
8 3 (5.26%) PL/1
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 6 (10.53%) zSecure
3 2 (3.51%) Control-M
Vendors
1 26 (45.61%) TSYS
2 23 (40.35%) IBM
3 15 (26.32%) CA
4 7 (12.28%) Sybase
5 4 (7.02%) Syncsort
6 3 (5.26%) HP
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