Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISPF skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISPF over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Interactive System Productivity Facility (ISPF)
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1164 1165 1260
Rank change year-on-year +1 +95 -7
Permanent jobs citing ISPF 3 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.004% 0.020% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 11
UK median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% +11.76%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £45,350 £60,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +8.70% -18.82%

ISPF is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 70,520 68,703 79,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.66% 39.36% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 59,208 59,369 68,450
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

ISPF
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISPF as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISPF in the UK

ISPF
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for ISPF in the UK

ISPF
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISPF within the UK over the 6 months to 22 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
England +17 3 £45,000 +20.00% 4
North West -4 2 £45,000 +20.00% 2
North of England -7 2 £45,000 +20.00% 4
UK excluding London -9 2 £45,000 +20.00% 5
London - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing ISPF 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 ISPF.

1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
2 2 (66.67%) Middleware
2 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 2 (66.67%) GIS
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 2 (66.67%) DMZ
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) RACF
3 1 (33.33%) AIX
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (33.33%) FTP
3 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Law
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (33.33%) JIRA
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

ISPF
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 (33.33%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DMZ
1 2 (66.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (33.33%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) GIS
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Investment Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) RACF Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Unix Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) AIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Information Security
2 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
2 1 (33.33%) Risk Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (33.33%) RACF