Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for MVS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MVS over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1158 1154 1232
Rank change year-on-year -4 +78 +12
Permanent jobs citing MVS 16 44 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.025% 0.024%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.038% 0.099% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 10 35 38
England median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.57% - +23.53%
10th Percentile £25,583 £21,200 £23,625
90th Percentile £41,000 £63,250 £63,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -28.57% - +23.53%

MVS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 41881 44259 54058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.70% 24.83% 26.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33963 37850 46068
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%

MVS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing MVS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for MVS in England

MVS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for MVS in England

MVS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MVS in England over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for MVS in England

MVS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the England region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +22 9 £37,500 -28.57%
South East +25 4 - - 1
North of England +11 2 £26,225 +21.98%
North West +3 2 £26,225 -41.72%
Midlands +35 1 - -
West Midlands +15 1 - -
MVS
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing MVS 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 MVS.

1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
1 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) .NET
2 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) C#
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) Ajax
2 8 (50.00%) Web Development
2 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 8 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 7 (43.75%) JCL
3 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
4 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
5 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
5 4 (25.00%) Replication
5 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

MVS
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) IBM Notes
1 1 (6.25%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (50.00%) .NET Web Developer
1 8 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
1 8 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 8 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Developer
1 8 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 4 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Data Centre Operator
4 1 (6.25%) Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) .NET
1 8 (50.00%) .NET Framework
1 8 (50.00%) Ajax
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 8 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 8 (50.00%) Entity Framework
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (6.25%) ISPF
2 1 (6.25%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Mainframe
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 4 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (25.00%) Replication
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (6.25%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 8 (50.00%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) TDD
2 8 (50.00%) Web Development
3 5 (31.25%) Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source
5 1 (6.25%) Open Source Development
5 1 (6.25%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JavaScript
2 8 (50.00%) C#
3 7 (43.75%) JCL
4 2 (12.50%) REXX
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) Google
3 1 (6.25%) Intel
3 1 (6.25%) Lotus
3 1 (6.25%) VMware