The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Operating Systems category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 199 174 169
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing zOS 7 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.14% 0.028% 0.12%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.55% 0.12% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +22.58%
Operating Systems Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1280 833 831
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 26.32% 23.60% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 976 669 667
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £21,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -
zOS
Yorkshire

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
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

zOS Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

zOS
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 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
Leeds - 6 £40,000 -
Halifax -10 1 - - 1
zOS
Yorkshire

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 20 (76.92%) IBM
2 19 (73.08%) Mainframe
3 17 (65.38%) Banking
4 14 (53.85%) DB2
5 13 (50.00%) Linux
5 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
6 12 (46.15%) Incident Management
7 8 (30.77%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) AIX
8 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 5 (19.23%) Online Banking
9 5 (19.23%) UNIX
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
11 3 (11.54%) Spring
11 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
11 3 (11.54%) Ruby
11 3 (11.54%) GlassFish
11 3 (11.54%) Groovy
11 3 (11.54%) Scala
11 3 (11.54%) Java EE
11 3 (11.54%) Degree
11 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
11 3 (11.54%) QA
11 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
11 3 (11.54%) Grails
11 3 (11.54%) WSDL
11 3 (11.54%) XML Schema

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, 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 13 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) GlassFish
2 3 (11.54%) Apache
2 3 (11.54%) MQSeries
2 3 (11.54%) CICS
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle Workflow
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (11.54%) JUnit
2 1 (3.85%) ClearCase
2 1 (3.85%) ClearQuest
General
1 17 (65.38%) Banking
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Administrator
2 11 (42.31%) DB2 DBA
2 11 (42.31%) DBA
3 5 (19.23%) WebSphere Specialist
4 4 (15.38%) WebSphere Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) WebSphere Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
3 3 (11.54%) Spring
3 3 (11.54%) Java EE
3 3 (11.54%) Grails
3 3 (11.54%) HTML
3 3 (11.54%) Web Services
3 3 (11.54%) XML
3 3 (11.54%) WSDL
3 3 (11.54%) XML Schema
3 3 (11.54%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 19 (73.08%) Mainframe
2 5 (19.23%) Online Banking
3 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 3 (11.54%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) AIX
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
3 5 (19.23%) Windows
4 3 (11.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (46.15%) Incident Management
3 3 (11.54%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow Management
4 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) C#
1 3 (11.54%) COBOL
1 3 (11.54%) Java
1 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
1 3 (11.54%) Perl
1 3 (11.54%) Python
1 3 (11.54%) Ruby
1 3 (11.54%) Groovy
1 3 (11.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) IBM
2 1 (3.85%) Oracle