Period
to 27 January 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley with a requirement for MVS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited MVS over the 6 months to 27 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
South East > Thames Valley
6 months to
27 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 278 329 -
Rank change year-on-year +51 - +370
Permanent jobs citing MVS 15 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 0.17% 0.049% -
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.75% 0.21% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 1 0
Thames Valley median annual salary £52,500 £33,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +59.09% - -
South East median annual salary £52,500 £33,000 -
% change year-on-year +59.09% - -

MVS is in the Operating Systems category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Thames Valley with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
Thames Valley
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 1,999 2,409 3,250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley 22.90% 23.78% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,672 1,972 2,658
Thames Valley median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.16% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,006 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% -4.71%

MVS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Thames Valley

Job postings citing MVS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Thames Valley.

Job vacancy trend for MVS in the Thames Valley

MVS
Salary Trend in the Thames Valley

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MVS in the Thames Valley.

Salary trend for MVS in the Thames Valley

MVS
Job Locations in the Thames Valley

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the Thames Valley region over the 6 months to 27 January 2020. 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
Berkshire +52 15 £52,500 -
MVS
South East

For the 6 months to 27 January 2020, IT jobs citing MVS 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 Thames Valley region with a requirement for MVS.

1 15 (100.00%) COBOL
1 15 (100.00%) Java
1 15 (100.00%) DB2
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
1 15 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 15 (100.00%) CICS
1 15 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 10 (66.67%) JCL
2 10 (66.67%) Unix
2 10 (66.67%) AIX

MVS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Thames Valley 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 15 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 15 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 15 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst
1 15 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 15 (100.00%) COBOL Developer
1 15 (100.00%) COBOL Programmer
1 15 (100.00%) Developer
1 15 (100.00%) Programmer
2 10 (66.67%) Developer Analyst
3 5 (33.33%) Support Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) AIX
1 10 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) COBOL
1 15 (100.00%) Java
2 10 (66.67%) JCL
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) Job Entry Subsystem