Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Time Sharing Option (TSO)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 367 349 376
Rank change year-on-year -18 +27 -3
Permanent jobs citing Time Sharing Option 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.053% 0.048% 0.015%
As % of the System Software category 0.46% 0.43% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 2
North West median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% -32.87%
10th Percentile £41,000 £36,250 £31,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £47,500 £41,625
England median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £37,100
% change year-on-year +33.33% +1.08% -12.71%

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 1513 1392 1396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 11.50% 11.17% 10.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1226 1180 1059
North West median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% +5.97%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £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
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 18 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
Cheshire -20 7 £50,000 +33.33%
Time Sharing Option
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, 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 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) JCL
3 5 (71.43%) COBOL
3 5 (71.43%) Finance
3 5 (71.43%) DB2
3 5 (71.43%) IBM
3 5 (71.43%) CICS
3 5 (71.43%) REXX
4 4 (57.14%) Assembly Language
4 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) CA
5 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
5 3 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
6 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (28.57%) Banking
6 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
6 2 (28.57%) XPEDITER
6 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 1 (14.29%) Law
7 1 (14.29%) Clustering
7 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
7 1 (14.29%) GIS
7 1 (14.29%) Middleware
7 1 (14.29%) zOS
7 1 (14.29%) DMZ
7 1 (14.29%) Shell Script

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 5 (71.43%) CICS
2 1 (14.29%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DMZ
1 1 (14.29%) HTTPS
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) GIS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) XPEDITER
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Banking
2 2 (28.57%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Programmer
1 5 (71.43%) Systems Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) DB2 Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) DB2 Systems Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) CICS Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ISPF
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (14.29%) Clustering
4 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) AIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (42.86%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Risk Management
3 2 (28.57%) Wealth Management
4 1 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (14.29%) Supplier Management
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) JCL
2 5 (71.43%) COBOL
2 5 (71.43%) REXX
3 4 (57.14%) Assembly Language
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) CA
3 2 (28.57%) ServiceNow