The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for RACF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited RACF over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Resource Access Control Facility (RACF)
England / North West
Rank - - 256
Permanent jobs citing RACF 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West - - 0.076%
As % of the System Software category - - 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Median salary - - -
UK excluding London median salary £72,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +45.00% +8.10%  

RACF is in the system software 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 system software skills.

System Software Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 643 639 683
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 10.47% 11.24% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 503 533 534
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,450 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +1.33%  

RACF
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing RACF as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for RACF in the North West

RACF
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for RACF in the North West

RACF
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing RACF 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 RACF.

1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
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%) ISPF
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

RACF
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
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ISPF
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%) Time Sharing Option
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM