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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 191 205 173
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -32
Permanent jobs citing zOS 10 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.21% 0.12% 0.028%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.87% 0.48% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 0
Average salary £47,250 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.12% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+11.17% -8.10%
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
1154 1250 833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.16% 25.66% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 942 943 664
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.73% -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
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 31 July 2015. 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
Halifax -1 6 £53,250 - 2
Bradford - 4 £45,000 -
zOS
Yorkshire

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 14 (73.68%) IBM
2 12 (63.16%) JCL
2 12 (63.16%) COBOL
3 9 (47.37%) Linux
4 8 (42.11%) Adabas
4 8 (42.11%) DB2
4 8 (42.11%) NATURAL
4 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
4 8 (42.11%) Test Planning
5 6 (31.58%) MQSeries
6 5 (26.32%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) AIX
6 5 (26.32%) HP
6 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
7 4 (21.05%) Java EE
7 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (21.05%) SDLC
7 4 (21.05%) Spring
7 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) Change Management
7 4 (21.05%) CICS
7 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
7 4 (21.05%) Solaris
7 4 (21.05%) Python
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) Java
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) Perl
8 3 (15.79%) Project Management

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (31.58%) MQSeries
2 5 (26.32%) WebSphere
3 4 (21.05%) CICS
4 1 (5.26%) GlassFish
4 1 (5.26%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) DB2
1 8 (42.11%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) JUnit
General
1 4 (21.05%) Banking
2 3 (15.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (42.11%) Programmer
1 8 (42.11%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 8 (42.11%) COBOL Programmer
1 8 (42.11%) COBOL Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) COBOL Developer
2 6 (31.58%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst Developer
4 2 (10.53%) DB2 DBA
4 2 (10.53%) WebSphere Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) DBA
4 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 1 (5.26%) Database Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) DB2 Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) Spring
1 4 (21.05%) Java EE
2 3 (15.79%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (10.53%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.26%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) WSDL
4 1 (5.26%) XML Schema
4 1 (5.26%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Mainframe
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Linux
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 5 (26.32%) AIX
3 4 (21.05%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) Unit Testing
1 8 (42.11%) Test Planning
2 4 (21.05%) SDLC
2 4 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) COBOL
1 12 (63.16%) JCL
2 8 (42.11%) NATURAL
3 4 (21.05%) Python
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Perl
4 1 (5.26%) SQL
Vendors
1 14 (73.68%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) HP
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle