Period
to 18 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
UK
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1181 1150 1274
Rank change year-on-year -31 +124 -6
Permanent jobs citing MVS 13 28 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.031% 0.066% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 8 19 29
UK median annual salary £39,000 £52,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +50.00% -17.65%
10th Percentile £24,898 £19,750 £20,700
90th Percentile £42,650 £60,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £26,225 £52,500 £25,250
% change year-on-year -50.05% +107.92% -40.59%

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 with a requirement for operating system skills.

All Operating Systems
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for operating system skills 42,098 42,178 55,223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.16% 24.15% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34,554 35,530 46,628
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.58% +1.76%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,190 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.07% -2.03% +6.67%

MVS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for MVS in the UK

MVS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for MVS in the UK

MVS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing MVS over the 6 months to 18 February 2018.

Salary histogram for MVS in the UK

MVS
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MVS within the UK over the 6 months to 18 February 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 -25 13 £39,000 -25.71% 3
UK excluding London +4 7 £26,225 -50.05% 3
London -5 6 £39,500 -34.17%
South East +3 4 - -
North of England +10 3 £26,225 +21.98% 2
North West - 3 £26,225 - 1

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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 with a requirement for MVS.

1 7 (53.85%) Mainframe
2 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Scrum
2 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (46.15%) TDD
2 6 (46.15%) HTML
2 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) JCL
2 6 (46.15%) Ajax
2 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
3 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
3 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
3 4 (30.77%) Replication
3 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery

MVS
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 (7.69%) CICS
1 1 (7.69%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
1 6 (46.15%) .NET Web Developer
1 6 (46.15%) C# .NET Developer
1 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
1 6 (46.15%) C# Web Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Developer
1 6 (46.15%) Web Developer
2 4 (30.77%) Mainframe Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Programmer
2 4 (30.77%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) CICS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
1 6 (46.15%) .NET Framework
1 6 (46.15%) Ajax
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 6 (46.15%) Entity Framework
1 6 (46.15%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (53.85%) Mainframe
2 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (30.77%) Replication
3 2 (15.38%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (46.15%) Integration Testing
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
1 6 (46.15%) Scrum
1 6 (46.15%) TDD
1 6 (46.15%) Web Development
2 4 (30.77%) Data Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (30.77%) Mentoring
2 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C#
1 6 (46.15%) JavaScript
1 6 (46.15%) JCL
2 2 (15.38%) REXX
3 1 (7.69%) COBOL
3 1 (7.69%) PL/1
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) IBM
3 1 (7.69%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) Syncsort