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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM z/OS
Rank 256 268 238
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Permanent jobs citing zOS 4 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.064% 0.014% 0.23%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.30% 0.053% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 13
Average salary - £22,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -50.54%
UK excluding London average salary £38,533 £58,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-33.56% +28.88%
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
1328 1889 1775
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.13% 26.49% 27.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1124 1517 1299
Average salary £39,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 9 (60.00%) Java
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 7 (46.67%) Middleware
4 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
4 6 (40.00%) Internet
4 6 (40.00%) JCL
4 6 (40.00%) HP
4 6 (40.00%) CICS
4 6 (40.00%) AIX
4 6 (40.00%) Solaris
4 6 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (40.00%) COBOL
4 6 (40.00%) Perl
4 6 (40.00%) Banking
4 6 (40.00%) Retail
4 6 (40.00%) Spring
4 6 (40.00%) Online Banking
4 6 (40.00%) Java EE
4 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
5 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (26.67%) Oracle
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management
7 3 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (40.00%) CICS
2 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (6.67%) Apache
3 1 (6.67%) GlassFish
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JUnit
General
1 6 (40.00%) Banking
1 6 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (33.33%) COBOL Developer
2 5 (33.33%) Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Designer
4 1 (6.67%) Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Middleware
2 6 (40.00%) Java EE
2 6 (40.00%) Spring
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) J2SE
5 3 (20.00%) TIBCO EMS
5 3 (20.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (13.33%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
7 1 (6.67%) JAXB
7 1 (6.67%) WSDL
7 1 (6.67%) XML
7 1 (6.67%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (40.00%) Mainframe
1 6 (40.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (6.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 6 (40.00%) AIX
3 6 (40.00%) Solaris
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 3 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (13.33%) SDLC
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.67%) Project Management
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Management
4 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (60.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) COBOL
2 6 (40.00%) JCL
2 6 (40.00%) Perl
2 6 (40.00%) Python
3 5 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) IBM
2 6 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Oracle
4 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 3 (20.00%) TIBCO
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