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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 97 75 112
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +37
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 26 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.43% 2.21% 1.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.99% 6.28% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 25 26 14
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +22.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,700
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
651 557 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 35.77% 35.12% 33.42%
Number of salaries quoted 528 388 477
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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
Knutsford -18 4 £65,000 +39.78%
Warrington - 4 £61,215 -
Wilmslow - 1 £42,500 - 1
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 52 (81.25%) Finance
2 37 (57.81%) UNIX
3 33 (51.56%) Windows
3 33 (51.56%) Middleware
4 32 (50.00%) IBM
5 29 (45.31%) IBM Mainframe
6 26 (40.63%) Tandem
7 24 (37.50%) Problem Management
8 23 (35.94%) Risk Analysis
8 23 (35.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 20 (31.25%) Internet
10 15 (23.44%) COBOL
11 14 (21.88%) DB2
11 14 (21.88%) Linux
12 11 (17.19%) Java
13 10 (15.63%) SQL
13 10 (15.63%) CICS
13 10 (15.63%) WebSphere
14 9 (14.06%) JCL
14 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (12.50%) Banking
15 8 (12.50%) J2EE
15 8 (12.50%) Product Management
16 7 (10.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
16 7 (10.94%) ISPF
16 7 (10.94%) AIX
16 7 (10.94%) Perl
16 7 (10.94%) Migration
16 7 (10.94%) SSL
16 7 (10.94%) WebSphere MQ

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 10 (15.63%) CICS
1 10 (15.63%) WebSphere
2 6 (9.38%) JBoss
3 4 (6.25%) SAS
4 3 (4.69%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) MS Office
1 1 (1.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 20 (31.25%) Internet
2 7 (10.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (21.88%) DB2
2 4 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.25%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 4 (6.25%) Big Data
2 4 (6.25%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (4.69%) Subversion
General
1 52 (81.25%) Finance
2 8 (12.50%) Banking
3 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Designer
2 26 (40.63%) Architect
3 20 (31.25%) Infrastructure Designer
4 17 (26.56%) Infrastructure Architect
5 10 (15.63%) Consultant
5 10 (15.63%) Lead Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
7 7 (10.94%) Lead Designer
7 7 (10.94%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
9 3 (4.69%) Applications Architect
9 3 (4.69%) Developer
10 2 (3.13%) Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) Risk Analyst
10 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Specialist
10 2 (3.13%) WebSphere Consultant
10 2 (3.13%) COBOL Developer
11 1 (1.56%) Senior SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (51.56%) Middleware
2 8 (12.50%) J2EE
3 7 (10.94%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 7 (10.94%) ISPF
3 7 (10.94%) WebSphere MQ
4 6 (9.38%) WSDL
5 4 (6.25%) HTML
6 3 (4.69%) Hibernate
6 3 (4.69%) EJB
6 3 (4.69%) JSP
6 3 (4.69%) Servlets
6 3 (4.69%) Struts
6 3 (4.69%) Web Services
6 3 (4.69%) XML
6 3 (4.69%) XSD
7 1 (1.56%) jQuery
7 1 (1.56%) HTML5
7 1 (1.56%) CSS
7 1 (1.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 29 (45.31%) IBM Mainframe
2 26 (40.63%) Tandem
3 6 (9.38%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.25%) PKI
5 3 (4.69%) VUI
5 3 (4.69%) VSAM
5 3 (4.69%) IVR
6 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (57.81%) UNIX
2 33 (51.56%) Windows
3 14 (21.88%) Linux
4 7 (10.94%) AIX
5 4 (6.25%) VME
6 3 (4.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (37.50%) Problem Management
2 23 (35.94%) Risk Analysis
2 23 (35.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.06%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) Product Management
5 7 (10.94%) Migration
6 5 (7.81%) Waterfall
6 5 (7.81%) UML
7 4 (6.25%) Change Management
7 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (6.25%) Line Management
8 3 (4.69%) Scrum
8 3 (4.69%) TOGAF
8 3 (4.69%) Service Management
8 3 (4.69%) SOA
9 2 (3.13%) ITIL
9 2 (3.13%) Risk Management
10 1 (1.56%) Load Balancing
10 1 (1.56%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (23.44%) COBOL
2 11 (17.19%) Java
3 10 (15.63%) SQL
4 9 (14.06%) JCL
5 7 (10.94%) Perl
6 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 3 (4.69%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 1 (1.56%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 32 (50.00%) IBM
2 6 (9.38%) Oracle
3 4 (6.25%) Teradata
3 4 (6.25%) ICL
3 4 (6.25%) Fujitsu
4 3 (4.69%) HP
4 3 (4.69%) Citrix
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago