The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 97 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 5 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.45% - 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.65% - 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 8
Median salary £40,500 - £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -
CICS
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
189 286 319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.83% 19.86% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 163 253 278
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £23,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CICS
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Cheshire region.

CICS Salary Trend in Cheshire

CICS
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Wilmslow - 1 £40,500 -
CICS
North West

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for CICS.

1 5 (100.00%) DB2
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (80.00%) Corporate Banking
3 3 (60.00%) IMS/DB
3 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (40.00%) SDLC
4 2 (40.00%) Java
4 2 (40.00%) SLA
4 2 (40.00%) IBM
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
4 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
5 1 (20.00%) BDD
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (20.00%) Subversion
5 1 (20.00%) VSAM
5 1 (20.00%) WebSphere

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 (20.00%) JBoss
1 1 (20.00%) WebLogic
1 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) DB2
2 3 (60.00%) IMS/DB
3 1 (20.00%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Corporate Banking
2 4 (80.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Support Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Support Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Designer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) EJB
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) JMS
1 1 (20.00%) JSP
1 1 (20.00%) Servlets
1 1 (20.00%) Struts
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) WSDL
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (60.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (20.00%) PMI
3 1 (20.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Risk Management
1 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL V3
2 2 (40.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) BDD
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) RUP
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (20.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) IBM
2 1 (20.00%) CA
2 1 (20.00%) Chordiant
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Sun