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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 89 110 86
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -24
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 31 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.91% 0.47% 2.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.15% 1.45% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22 2 31
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,100 £42,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +9.19%
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
602 553 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 37.11% 32.21% 32.59%
Number of salaries quoted 470 370 429
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,021 £52,500 £52,500
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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Wilmslow - 4 £29,375 -
Chester +6 1 £42,500 -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 38 (65.52%) Finance
2 25 (43.10%) IBM
3 23 (39.66%) COBOL
4 18 (31.03%) SQL
4 18 (31.03%) HP
4 18 (31.03%) UNIX
5 17 (29.31%) Windows
5 17 (29.31%) IBM Mainframe
6 15 (25.86%) Oracle
7 14 (24.14%) Java
7 14 (24.14%) JCL
8 11 (18.97%) DB2
8 11 (18.97%) Exstream
9 10 (17.24%) Linux
9 10 (17.24%) HTML
9 10 (17.24%) J2EE
10 9 (15.52%) .NET
10 9 (15.52%) CICS
10 9 (15.52%) Cryptography
10 9 (15.52%) Tandem
11 8 (13.79%) Product Management
11 8 (13.79%) Migration
12 7 (12.07%) Service Management
12 7 (12.07%) LoadRunner
12 7 (12.07%) Middleware
12 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
12 7 (12.07%) C
12 7 (12.07%) C++
12 7 (12.07%) VB
12 7 (12.07%) JBoss

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (15.52%) CICS
2 7 (12.07%) JBoss
2 7 (12.07%) Papyrus
2 7 (12.07%) StreamWeaver
2 7 (12.07%) Exstream Dialogue
3 4 (6.90%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.17%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (18.97%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) HTTP
2 1 (1.72%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.97%) DB2
2 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.90%) Big Data
4 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (1.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.72%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) LoadRunner
2 3 (5.17%) Subversion
General
1 38 (65.52%) Finance
2 6 (10.34%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (20.69%) Analyst
2 8 (13.79%) Technical Specialist
3 7 (12.07%) Developer
4 6 (10.34%) Designer
4 6 (10.34%) Test Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Applications Support
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Test Manager
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (6.90%) Lead Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.17%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Support Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Solutions Designer
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (5.17%) Applications Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) HTML
1 10 (17.24%) J2EE
2 9 (15.52%) .NET
3 7 (12.07%) Middleware
3 7 (12.07%) ODBC
4 6 (10.34%) WSDL
5 3 (5.17%) Hibernate
5 3 (5.17%) EJB
5 3 (5.17%) JSP
5 3 (5.17%) Servlets
5 3 (5.17%) Struts
5 3 (5.17%) Web Services
5 3 (5.17%) XML
5 3 (5.17%) XSD
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 1 (1.72%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) IBM Mainframe
2 9 (15.52%) Cryptography
2 9 (15.52%) Tandem
3 7 (12.07%) PKI
4 4 (6.90%) VSAM
4 4 (6.90%) BYOD
5 3 (5.17%) VUI
5 3 (5.17%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.03%) UNIX
2 17 (29.31%) Windows
3 10 (17.24%) Linux
4 4 (6.90%) VME
5 3 (5.17%) zOS
6 1 (1.72%) MVS
6 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (13.79%) Product Management
1 8 (13.79%) Migration
2 7 (12.07%) Service Management
2 7 (12.07%) Time Management
2 7 (12.07%) Portfolio Management
2 7 (12.07%) Problem Management
2 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
2 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
3 6 (10.34%) Performance Testing
3 6 (10.34%) ITIL
4 5 (8.62%) Change Management
4 5 (8.62%) Incident Management
5 4 (6.90%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.90%) Scrum
5 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (5.17%) SOA
7 2 (3.45%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.72%) Line Management
8 1 (1.72%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (39.66%) COBOL
2 18 (31.03%) SQL
3 14 (24.14%) Java
3 14 (24.14%) JCL
4 7 (12.07%) C
4 7 (12.07%) C++
4 7 (12.07%) VB
5 3 (5.17%) Assembly Language
5 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.72%) REXX
6 1 (1.72%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (5.17%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 25 (43.10%) IBM
2 18 (31.03%) HP
3 15 (25.86%) Oracle
4 4 (6.90%) ICL
4 4 (6.90%) Fujitsu
4 4 (6.90%) Citrix
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 13 hours ago