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

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM z/OS
Rank 263 215 212
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -3
Permanent jobs citing zOS 1 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.013% 0.11% 0.19%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.054% 0.44% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 1
Average salary £22,500 £38,750 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.93% +27.04%
UK excluding London average salary £43,750 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +5.26%
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
1859 1376 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 25.02% 25.90% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1406 1101 1204
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £21,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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
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 2 October 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
North Yorkshire -22 1 £22,500 -40.00%
zOS
England

zOS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 11 (84.62%) Mainframe
2 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) DB2
2 5 (38.46%) IBM
3 4 (30.77%) Linux
3 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
3 4 (30.77%) Banking
4 3 (23.08%) Solaris
4 3 (23.08%) Tandem
4 3 (23.08%) Java EE
4 3 (23.08%) Degree
4 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
4 3 (23.08%) Grails
4 3 (23.08%) GlassFish
4 3 (23.08%) Groovy
4 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
4 3 (23.08%) Scala
4 3 (23.08%) Apache
4 3 (23.08%) Python
4 3 (23.08%) WSDL
4 3 (23.08%) XML Schema
4 3 (23.08%) JAXB
4 3 (23.08%) CICS
4 3 (23.08%) JUnit
4 3 (23.08%) Web Services
4 3 (23.08%) XML
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) COBOL

zOS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 3 (23.08%) GlassFish
2 3 (23.08%) Apache
2 3 (23.08%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) DBA
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (23.08%) Operations Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere Administrator
3 1 (7.69%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) HTML
1 3 (23.08%) Web Services
1 3 (23.08%) XML
1 3 (23.08%) WSDL
1 3 (23.08%) XML Schema
1 3 (23.08%) JAXB
1 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
1 3 (23.08%) Spring
1 3 (23.08%) Java EE
1 3 (23.08%) Grails
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 11 (84.62%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) GIS
2 3 (23.08%) Tandem
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 3 (23.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Linux
2 3 (23.08%) OS/390
2 3 (23.08%) Solaris
3 1 (7.69%) UNIX
3 1 (7.69%) Windows
3 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C#
1 3 (23.08%) COBOL
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
1 3 (23.08%) Perl
1 3 (23.08%) Python
1 3 (23.08%) Ruby
1 3 (23.08%) Groovy
1 3 (23.08%) Scala
2 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) IBM