The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ACF2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ACF2 over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

CA ACF2
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 934 962
Rank change year-on-year +61 +28  
Permanent jobs citing ACF2 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.001% 0.001%
As % of the System Software category 0.009% 0.008% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £80,000 - £51,495
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 - -

ACF2 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 with a requirement for system software skills.

System Software Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for system software skills 11500 12483 12809
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 12.93% 12.69% 11.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9776 10639 10603
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.52% +3.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +4.00%  

ACF2
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing ACF2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the System Software category.

Job vacancy trend for ACF2 in the UK

ACF2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ACF2.

Salary trend for ACF2 in the UK

ACF2
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ACF2 within the UK over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +49 1 £80,000 -
Woking - 1 £80,000 -
Surrey - 1 £80,000 -
South East - 1 £80,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing ACF2 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ACF2.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CICS
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

ACF2
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 1 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) ODBC
1 1 (100.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Command Line
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematical Modelling
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Release Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) REXX
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (100.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (100.00%) PMP
1 1 (100.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat