Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Time Sharing Option skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Time Sharing Option over the 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Time Sharing Option (TSO)
England > North West
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 350 353 347
Rank change year-on-year +3 -6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Time Sharing Option 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.094% 0.041% 0.025%
As % of the System Software category 0.80% 0.35% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 9 3
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +15.38% -39.81%
10th Percentile £37,675 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £55,500 £39,550 £33,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,800
% change year-on-year +20.00% +4.75% -15.76%

Time Sharing Option is in the System Software category. The following 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.

All System Software Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 1,500 1,438 1,372
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.80% 11.66% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,216 1,188 1,054
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.29% -1.45%
10th Percentile £21,000 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Time Sharing Option
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Time Sharing Option as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Time Sharing Option in the North West

Time Sharing Option
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Time Sharing Option in the North West

Time Sharing Option
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Time Sharing Option in the North West over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Time Sharing Option in the North West

Time Sharing Option
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Time Sharing Option within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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
Cheshire -28 12 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Time Sharing Option
England

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, IT jobs citing Time Sharing Option 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 Time Sharing Option.

1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (91.67%) JCL
3 10 (83.33%) DB2
3 10 (83.33%) CICS
4 9 (75.00%) COBOL
4 9 (75.00%) IBM
5 7 (58.33%) Finance
5 7 (58.33%) CA
6 6 (50.00%) REXX
6 6 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
7 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (41.67%) SQL
8 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
8 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (33.33%) VSAM
9 3 (25.00%) Migration
9 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
9 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (25.00%) Easytrieve
10 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
10 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
10 2 (16.67%) Law
10 2 (16.67%) zOS
10 2 (16.67%) Banking
10 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
10 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
10 2 (16.67%) XPEDITER
10 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow
11 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
11 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization

Time Sharing Option
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (83.33%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) DMZ
1 1 (8.33%) HTTPS
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) Easytrieve
3 1 (8.33%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) XPEDITER
General
1 7 (58.33%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Law
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Programmer
1 6 (50.00%) Systems Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) DB2 Programmer
2 4 (33.33%) DB2 Systems Programmer
3 3 (25.00%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 2 (16.67%) CICS Programmer
4 2 (16.67%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) ISPF
1 1 (8.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 12 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (41.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (33.33%) VSAM
5 2 (16.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (8.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) zOS
2 1 (8.33%) AIX
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
2 1 (8.33%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
3 2 (16.67%) Wealth Management
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (8.33%) Structured Programming
4 1 (8.33%) Supplier Management
4 1 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) JCL
2 9 (75.00%) COBOL
3 6 (50.00%) REXX
4 5 (41.67%) SQL
5 3 (25.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) CA
3 2 (16.67%) ServiceNow