The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for ISPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISPF over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
UK / England
Rank - 897 901
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 0 25 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England - 0.026% 0.037%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.067% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 27
Median salary - £38,533 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -22.93%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £38,533 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.99% -22.93%  

ISPF is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31931 37239 37336
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 40.02% 38.59% 37.76%
Number of salaries quoted 27485 32390 31966
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

ISPF
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing ISPF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for ISPF in England

ISPF
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISPF in England.

Salary trend for ISPF in England

ISPF
Top 26 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing ISPF also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 6 (100.00%) JCL
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) IBM
2 5 (83.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
3 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) SDLC
3 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
3 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
3 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
3 4 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
3 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (66.67%) RACF
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve
4 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 1 (16.67%) REXX
4 1 (16.67%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (16.67%) Fortran

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Analyst
1 4 (66.67%) Test Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) DBA
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe DBA
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) SDLC
1 4 (66.67%) Software Testing
1 4 (66.67%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Test Scripting
1 4 (66.67%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) Fortran
2 1 (16.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) ISTQB
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (66.67%) RACF
2 4 (66.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) Tivoli
2 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) IBM