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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

REXX
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 855 918 940
Rank change year-on-year +63 +22  
Permanent jobs citing REXX 9 31 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.030% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.019% 0.058% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 5
Median salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.80% +5.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -23.80% +5.00%  

REXX is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 46189 53333 54614
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 54.61% 51.57% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 39289 45960 46435
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

REXX
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing REXX as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for REXX in the UK

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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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Top 7 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Scotland - 7 £42,000 -
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Glasgow - 3 £42,000 -
England +63 2 £40,000 -23.80% 1
South East +55 2 £40,000 -27.27%
West Sussex -2 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Crawley - 2 £40,000 -

REXX
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (73.33%) Assembly Language
2 11 (73.33%) CA
3 10 (66.67%) zOS
3 10 (66.67%) DB2
4 9 (60.00%) SQL
4 9 (60.00%) IBM
5 8 (53.33%) JCL
5 8 (53.33%) ISPF
6 7 (46.67%) Unix
6 7 (46.67%) Time Sharing Option
6 7 (46.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
7 6 (40.00%) COBOL
7 6 (40.00%) Finance
8 5 (33.33%) Banking
8 5 (33.33%) Sybase
8 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
8 5 (33.33%) Middleware
8 5 (33.33%) SAS
8 5 (33.33%) CICS
8 5 (33.33%) CLIST
9 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (26.67%) DevOps
9 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 4 (26.67%) Flash
9 4 (26.67%) Cognizant
9 4 (26.67%) RACF
9 4 (26.67%) Security Management

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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 (33.33%) CICS
1 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 5 (33.33%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) Kerberos
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
1 2 (13.33%) SSL
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (66.67%) DB2
2 4 (26.67%) IMS/DB
3 1 (6.67%) Easytrieve
General
1 6 (40.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (13.33%) Investment Banking
4 1 (6.67%) French Language
4 1 (6.67%) German Language
4 1 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) DB2 DBA
2 4 (26.67%) DBA
2 4 (26.67%) Mainframe DBA
3 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Principal Security Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 1 (6.67%) Applications Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Support
5 1 (6.67%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) ISPF
2 5 (33.33%) Middleware
3 4 (26.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
3 2 (13.33%) PKI
3 2 (13.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) zOS
2 7 (46.67%) Unix
3 2 (13.33%) Linux
3 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (26.67%) DevOps
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (26.67%) Performance Tuning
1 4 (26.67%) Project Planning
1 4 (26.67%) Security Management
1 4 (26.67%) Time Management
2 2 (13.33%) Information Security
2 2 (13.33%) People Management
3 1 (6.67%) Migration
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) Assembly Language
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) JCL
4 6 (40.00%) COBOL
5 5 (33.33%) CLIST
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) C++
6 3 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (13.33%) Perl
7 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
7 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
8 1 (6.67%) Fortran
8 1 (6.67%) PL/1
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 7 (46.67%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (26.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (13.33%) zSecure
2 1 (6.67%) CA Endevor
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) CA
2 9 (60.00%) IBM
3 5 (33.33%) Sybase
4 4 (26.67%) Cognizant
5 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
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