The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 114 75 83
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 13 52 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.75% 2.64% 2.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.86% 7.49% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 46 31
Average salary £47,500 £53,750 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.62% +0.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £34,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £60,000 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
Mainframe
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
698 694 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 40.28% 35.30% 35.07%
Number of salaries quoted 555 526 421
Average salary £41,250 £38,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.45% -1.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Cheshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester -5 1 - -
Knutsford -21 1 £38,500 -25.24%
Warrington - 1 £55,000 -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 20 (45.45%) SQL
3 19 (43.18%) UNIX
4 18 (40.91%) Oracle
5 17 (38.64%) Windows
6 16 (36.36%) COBOL
7 15 (34.09%) IBM
7 15 (34.09%) HP
8 13 (29.55%) C
8 13 (29.55%) Java
9 12 (27.27%) Linux
10 11 (25.00%) JCL
11 10 (22.73%) .NET
11 10 (22.73%) IBM Mainframe
12 9 (20.45%) Performance Testing
12 9 (20.45%) LoadRunner
12 9 (20.45%) Banking
13 8 (18.18%) Exstream
14 7 (15.91%) Exstream Dialogue
14 7 (15.91%) Papyrus
14 7 (15.91%) StreamWeaver
14 7 (15.91%) J2EE
14 7 (15.91%) ODBC
14 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
14 7 (15.91%) VB
14 7 (15.91%) C++
14 7 (15.91%) HTML
14 7 (15.91%) HTTP
14 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
14 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (15.91%) Papyrus
1 7 (15.91%) StreamWeaver
1 7 (15.91%) Exstream Dialogue
2 6 (13.64%) CICS
3 3 (6.82%) JBoss
4 2 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Informix
3 4 (9.09%) DB2
4 2 (4.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.55%) IMS/DB
5 1 (2.27%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 9 (20.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.27%) ProC
2 1 (2.27%) Toad
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (20.45%) Banking
3 6 (13.64%) Corporate Banking
4 4 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Test Manager
3 6 (13.64%) Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Applications Support
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Manager
4 5 (11.36%) Performance Test Manager
5 4 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Security Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (6.82%) Applications Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) COBOL Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Performance Test Leader
7 2 (4.55%) Testing Analyst
7 2 (4.55%) Tester
7 2 (4.55%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) .NET
2 7 (15.91%) J2EE
2 7 (15.91%) ODBC
2 7 (15.91%) HTML
3 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (13.64%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.82%) Tandem
3 3 (6.82%) Cryptography
3 3 (6.82%) PKI
4 1 (2.27%) VSAM
4 1 (2.27%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 19 (43.18%) UNIX
2 17 (38.64%) Windows
3 12 (27.27%) Linux
4 1 (2.27%) MVS
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
4 1 (2.27%) HPUX
4 1 (2.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) Performance Testing
2 7 (15.91%) Unit Testing
2 7 (15.91%) Time Management
2 7 (15.91%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (15.91%) Test Scripting
3 6 (13.64%) Cyber Security
3 6 (13.64%) Information Security
3 6 (13.64%) Matrix Management
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL
4 5 (11.36%) Service Management
5 4 (9.09%) SDLC
6 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.55%) Waterfall
8 1 (2.27%) System Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Migration
8 1 (2.27%) Scrum
8 1 (2.27%) Release Management
8 1 (2.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.27%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (45.45%) SQL
2 16 (36.36%) COBOL
3 13 (29.55%) Java
3 13 (29.55%) C
4 11 (25.00%) JCL
5 7 (15.91%) C++
5 7 (15.91%) VB
6 1 (2.27%) REXX
6 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.27%) Perl
6 1 (2.27%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.27%) SAS Macro
6 1 (2.27%) PROC SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.82%) ISEB
2 1 (2.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.82%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) CA Wily
2 1 (2.27%) Netcool
2 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (40.91%) Oracle
2 15 (34.09%) IBM
2 15 (34.09%) HP
3 6 (13.64%) Cisco
3 6 (13.64%) Sybase
3 6 (13.64%) Juniper
3 6 (13.64%) VMware
3 6 (13.64%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.27%) F5
4 1 (2.27%) Siebel
4 1 (2.27%) Sun
4 1 (2.27%) Citrix
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