Period
to 18 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term VSAM in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited VSAM over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Virtual Storage Access Method (VSAM)
England > South East
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 545 - 591
Rank change year-on-year - +591 +48
Permanent jobs citing VSAM 3 0 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.010% - 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.025% - 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 35
South East median annual salary £45,000 - £46,500
10th Percentile £42,500 - £32,500
90th Percentile £47,500 - £60,750
England median annual salary £42,750 - £47,500

VSAM is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 12,204 11,606 16,094
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 40.23% 38.92% 42.11%
Number of salaries quoted 9,969 9,561 13,334
South East median annual salary £47,500 £44,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.95% -2.22% +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

VSAM
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing VSAM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for VSAM in the South East

VSAM
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing VSAM in the South East.

Salary trend for VSAM in the South East

VSAM
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing VSAM within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
VSAM
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 2018, IT jobs citing VSAM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for VSAM.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC

VSAM
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe Tester
1 3 (100.00%) Tester
2 2 (66.67%) Systems Tester
3 1 (33.33%) QA Tester
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Test Automation
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP