The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank - - 191
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 0 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.30%
As % of the Operating Systems category - - 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 12
Average salary - - £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.56% +28.88%
zOS
Yorkshire

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

Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
946 1293 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.54% 27.38% 26.29%
Number of salaries quoted 801 1042 817
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

zOS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing zOS across the West Yorkshire region.

zOS Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing zOS 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 zOS.

1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 8 (72.73%) Linux
3 6 (54.55%) CICS
3 6 (54.55%) JCL
3 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
3 6 (54.55%) COBOL
3 6 (54.55%) Perl
3 6 (54.55%) Python
3 6 (54.55%) Spring
3 6 (54.55%) Java EE
4 5 (45.45%) Windows
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
4 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 5 (45.45%) IBM
4 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
5 4 (36.36%) Oracle
5 4 (36.36%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) J2SE
6 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 3 (27.27%) J2EE
6 3 (27.27%) Middleware
6 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
6 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
6 3 (27.27%) Change Management
6 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (27.27%) TIBCO EMS
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing zOS 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 zOS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (54.55%) CICS
2 5 (45.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Apache
3 1 (9.09%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) Oracle Database
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) JUnit
General
1 2 (18.18%) Banking
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) COBOL Developer
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Designer
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) Java EE
1 6 (54.55%) Spring
2 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 4 (36.36%) Web Services
4 3 (27.27%) J2EE
4 3 (27.27%) J2SE
4 3 (27.27%) Middleware
4 3 (27.27%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (27.27%) WebSphere MQ
5 2 (18.18%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (9.09%) Hibernate
6 1 (9.09%) JAXB
6 1 (9.09%) WSDL
6 1 (9.09%) XML
6 1 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Mainframe
2 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Online Banking
3 1 (9.09%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Linux
2 5 (45.45%) Windows
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (18.18%) AIX
4 2 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (27.27%) Change Management
1 3 (27.27%) Presales
2 2 (18.18%) SDLC
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Project Management
3 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
3 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) COBOL
2 6 (54.55%) JCL
2 6 (54.55%) Perl
2 6 (54.55%) Python
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) SQL
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 4 (36.36%) Oracle
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 3 (27.27%) TIBCO
4 2 (18.18%) HP
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