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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 85 108 103
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -5
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 28 17 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.64% 0.95% 1.66%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.49% 2.82% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 4 27
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £42,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,215 £47,750 £53,500
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
623 602 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.48% 33.50% 31.62%
Number of salaries quoted 476 388 430
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
Warrington - 3 £61,215 -
Wilmslow - 2 £32,875 - 2
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 44 (73.33%) Finance
2 28 (46.67%) UNIX
2 28 (46.67%) Windows
3 26 (43.33%) IBM
4 19 (31.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 18 (30.00%) COBOL
5 18 (30.00%) Middleware
6 17 (28.33%) SQL
7 16 (26.67%) Linux
8 15 (25.00%) HP
8 15 (25.00%) Oracle
8 15 (25.00%) JCL
9 14 (23.33%) Java
9 14 (23.33%) Tandem
10 12 (20.00%) Problem Management
11 10 (16.67%) WebSphere
11 10 (16.67%) HTML
11 10 (16.67%) J2EE
11 10 (16.67%) DB2
12 9 (15.00%) .NET
12 9 (15.00%) Cryptography
13 8 (13.33%) Exstream
13 8 (13.33%) Product Management
13 8 (13.33%) Migration
14 7 (11.67%) WebSphere MQ
14 7 (11.67%) CICS
14 7 (11.67%) LoadRunner
14 7 (11.67%) Perl
14 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
14 7 (11.67%) C

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 7 (11.67%) JBoss
2 7 (11.67%) CICS
3 4 (6.67%) Papyrus
3 4 (6.67%) StreamWeaver
3 4 (6.67%) Exstream Dialogue
4 3 (5.00%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) HTTP
1 7 (11.67%) SSL
2 5 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) DB2
2 7 (11.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 44 (73.33%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (18.33%) Designer
2 10 (16.67%) Architect
3 8 (13.33%) Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (11.67%) Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 6 (10.00%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (8.33%) Lead Architect
6 5 (8.33%) Performance Test Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Analyst Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Applications Support
7 4 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Support Specialist
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) Middleware
2 10 (16.67%) HTML
2 10 (16.67%) J2EE
3 9 (15.00%) .NET
4 7 (11.67%) ODBC
4 7 (11.67%) ISPF
4 7 (11.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 7 (11.67%) WebSphere MQ
5 6 (10.00%) WSDL
6 3 (5.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.00%) EJB
6 3 (5.00%) JSP
6 3 (5.00%) Servlets
6 3 (5.00%) Struts
6 3 (5.00%) Web Services
6 3 (5.00%) XML
6 3 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 19 (31.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 14 (23.33%) Tandem
3 9 (15.00%) Cryptography
4 7 (11.67%) PKI
5 4 (6.67%) VSAM
5 4 (6.67%) BYOD
6 3 (5.00%) VUI
6 3 (5.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 28 (46.67%) UNIX
1 28 (46.67%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Linux
3 7 (11.67%) AIX
4 4 (6.67%) VME
5 3 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 8 (13.33%) Migration
2 8 (13.33%) Product Management
3 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
4 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 6 (10.00%) Service Management
5 5 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (8.33%) ITIL
5 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.33%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (6.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (6.67%) Time Management
6 4 (6.67%) Scrum
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.67%) TOGAF
6 4 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (5.00%) SOA
8 2 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (30.00%) COBOL
2 17 (28.33%) SQL
3 15 (25.00%) JCL
4 14 (23.33%) Java
5 7 (11.67%) C
5 7 (11.67%) C++
5 7 (11.67%) Perl
5 7 (11.67%) VB
6 3 (5.00%) Assembly Language
6 3 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 26 (43.33%) IBM
2 15 (25.00%) HP
2 15 (25.00%) Oracle
3 4 (6.67%) Citrix
3 4 (6.67%) ICL
3 4 (6.67%) Fujitsu
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