The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
England / North West
Rank - 239 -
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - 0.018% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.048% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £32,500 -
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 the North West with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2675 2101 2598
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 44.11% 37.19% 39.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2283 1821 2208
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

ISPF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

ISPF
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for ISPF in the North West

ISPF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 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 North West region with a requirement for ISPF.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
1 4 (100.00%) RACF
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management

ISPF
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Defect Management
1 4 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) SDLC
1 4 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 4 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 4 (100.00%) Test Scripting
1 4 (100.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) ISTQB
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) RACF
1 4 (100.00%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM