Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for REXX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited REXX over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

REXX
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1193 1199 1251
Rank change year-on-year +6 +52 +26
Permanent jobs citing REXX 10 25 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.013% 0.019%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.010% 0.025% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 31
UK median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -31.82% +29.41%
10th Percentile £25,240 £32,500 £38,750
90th Percentile £61,000 £56,600 £63,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -31.82% +29.41%

REXX is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 99556 100452 113331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.26% 52.82% 51.68%
Number of salaries quoted 81931 86621 96869
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +1.27%

REXX
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for REXX in the UK

REXX
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for REXX in the UK

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Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing REXX over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for REXX in the UK

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Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing REXX within the UK over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +58 10 £45,000 +28.57%
UK excluding London +27 10 £45,000 +20.00%
North of England +4 8 £45,000 +28.57%
North West +1 8 £45,000 +28.57%
South East +35 1 £80,000 +50.94%
East of England - 1 £37,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing REXX 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 REXX.

1 9 (90.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (80.00%) JCL
2 8 (80.00%) IBM
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
4 6 (60.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (60.00%) COBOL
4 6 (60.00%) DB2
5 5 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (50.00%) CICS
5 5 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
7 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
7 3 (30.00%) CA
7 3 (30.00%) Windows
8 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (20.00%) VB
8 2 (20.00%) Unix
8 2 (20.00%) XPEDITER
8 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (20.00%) MVS
8 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
9 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (10.00%) QA
9 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
9 1 (10.00%) Release Management
9 1 (10.00%) SCCM
9 1 (10.00%) Time Management
9 1 (10.00%) PowerShell

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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 5 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) XPEDITER
2 1 (10.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner
2 1 (10.00%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Programmer
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) DB2 Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) DB2 Systems Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) CICS Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) CICS Systems Programmer
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) DBA
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL DBA
4 1 (10.00%) QA Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (60.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) MVS
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (10.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
3 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL
4 1 (10.00%) Matrix Organization
4 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (10.00%) Service Management
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JCL
2 6 (60.00%) COBOL
3 5 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (20.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) C
6 1 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) Tcl
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (10.00%) MCP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) BladeLogic
1 1 (10.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) IBM
2 3 (30.00%) CA
3 2 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat