Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM MVS
UK
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1177 1170 1241
Rank change year-on-year -7 +71 +28
Permanent jobs citing MVS 6 15 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.009% 0.018%
As % of the Operating Systems category 0.015% 0.036% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 34
UK median annual salary £43,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.33% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £38,600 £54,600 £21,000
90th Percentile £51,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary - £36,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year - -40.00% +14.29%

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 40,142 42,056 51,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.29% 24.40% 25.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32,449 35,035 44,025
UK median annual salary £46,000 £44,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.37% +1.14% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 20 June 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 6 £43,000 -28.33% 2
London -16 4 £43,000 -28.33% 1
UK excluding London -13 2 - - 1
South East -1 1 - -
North of England - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 4 (66.67%) HTML
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Ajax
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) Statistics
3 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (16.67%) CICS
3 1 (16.67%) PL/1
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL

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 (16.67%) CICS
1 1 (16.67%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Web Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Web Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (16.67%) CICS Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Computer Operator
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior .NET Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 4 (66.67%) Ajax
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 4 (66.67%) Entity Framework
1 4 (66.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 4 (66.67%) MVC
1 4 (66.67%) Problem-Solving
1 4 (66.67%) Scrum
1 4 (66.67%) TDD
1 4 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) C#
1 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL
2 1 (16.67%) PL/1
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Syncsort