The table below looks at the statistics for OS/2 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OS/2 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM OS/2 (OS2)
Rank 96 - 85
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing OS/2 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.077% - 0.099%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.28% - 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £45,000
OS/2
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Operating Systems Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
355 344 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 27.18% 26.96% 29.39%
Number of salaries quoted 322 318 267
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.33% -

OS/2
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OS/2 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

OS/2 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

OS/2
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OS/2 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
South Wales - 1 - -
OS/2
UK

OS/2
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing OS/2 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 OS/2.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) Grid Computing
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Erlang
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
1 1 (100.00%) Riak
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database

OS/2
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing OS/2 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 OS/2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (100.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Riak
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) UNIX
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) MapReduce
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Erlang