The table below looks at the statistics for zOS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited zOS over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM z/OS
Rank 241 243 224
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing zOS 10 21 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.14% 0.28% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.62% 1.06% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 10 15 1
Average salary £34,000 £48,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.89% -3.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £48,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
-29.89% +4.86%
zOS
England

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

Operating Systems Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
1617 1986 1468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 22.96% 26.80% 25.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1505 1112
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.17% -2.13%

zOS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

zOS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

zOS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

zOS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

zOS
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing zOS across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

zOS Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

zOS
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing zOS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 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
West Yorkshire +9 9 £34,000 -29.89%
South Yorkshire - 1 £31,000 -
zOS
England

zOS
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (90.91%) IBM
2 9 (81.82%) COBOL
2 9 (81.82%) NATURAL
2 9 (81.82%) Adabas
2 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
2 9 (81.82%) Test Planning
3 8 (72.73%) JCL
4 7 (63.64%) DB2
4 7 (63.64%) MQSeries
5 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
6 1 (9.09%) OS/390
6 1 (9.09%) Tandem
6 1 (9.09%) GIS
6 1 (9.09%) Finance
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (9.09%) Banking
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 7 (63.64%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) Adabas
2 7 (63.64%) DB2
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) COBOL Analyst
1 8 (72.73%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 8 (72.73%) COBOL Programmer
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst Programmer
1 8 (72.73%) Programmer
1 8 (72.73%) Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (27.27%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (9.09%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
2 1 (9.09%) Tandem
2 1 (9.09%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Unit Testing
1 9 (81.82%) Test Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) COBOL
1 9 (81.82%) NATURAL
2 8 (72.73%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) IBM