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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank - 182 177
Permanent jobs citing zOS 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.027% 0.21%
As % of the Operating Systems category - 0.11% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
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
1290 914 965
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 25.27% 24.68% 25.51%
Number of salaries quoted 929 744 782
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.66% -

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 19 September 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 10 (71.43%) IBM
1 10 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
3 7 (50.00%) Banking
4 6 (42.86%) DB2
4 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (35.71%) Finance
5 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
6 3 (21.43%) Ruby
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Java EE
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) Grails
6 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 3 (21.43%) GlassFish
6 3 (21.43%) Groovy
6 3 (21.43%) Scala
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) WSDL
6 3 (21.43%) XML Schema
6 3 (21.43%) JAXB
6 3 (21.43%) CICS
6 3 (21.43%) W3C
6 3 (21.43%) JUnit
6 3 (21.43%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) UNIX

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 8 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (21.43%) GlassFish
2 3 (21.43%) Apache
2 3 (21.43%) CICS
3 1 (7.14%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) JUnit
General
1 7 (50.00%) Banking
2 5 (35.71%) Finance
3 1 (7.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Administrator
2 6 (42.86%) DB2 DBA
2 6 (42.86%) DBA
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Administrator
4 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior WebSphere Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior WebSphere Specialist
5 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) HTML
1 3 (21.43%) Web Services
1 3 (21.43%) XML
1 3 (21.43%) WSDL
1 3 (21.43%) XML Schema
1 3 (21.43%) JAXB
1 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
1 3 (21.43%) Spring
1 3 (21.43%) Java EE
1 3 (21.43%) Grails
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Mainframe
2 3 (21.43%) W3C
2 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) AIX
2 3 (21.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) C#
1 3 (21.43%) COBOL
1 3 (21.43%) Java
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
1 3 (21.43%) Perl
1 3 (21.43%) Python
1 3 (21.43%) Ruby
1 3 (21.43%) Groovy
1 3 (21.43%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) IBM