The first 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 94 75 69
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 28 44 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 2.53% 3.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.63% 10.07% 12.44%
Number of salaries quoted 25 37 72
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £46,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £104,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,250 £43,125
% change year-on-year
-3.55% +14.20%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
497 437 603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 27.83% 25.17% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 377 347 526
Average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,600 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
North West

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 July 2014.

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 July 2014. 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 +14 17 £44,000 -17.75% 1
Chester -2 2 £51,750 -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 19 (42.22%) Banking
3 17 (37.78%) DB2
4 16 (35.56%) Java
4 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (33.33%) UNIX
6 13 (28.89%) Windows
7 12 (26.67%) COBOL
7 12 (26.67%) J2EE
7 12 (26.67%) UML
7 12 (26.67%) CICS
7 12 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
7 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 10 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
8 10 (22.22%) IBM
9 8 (17.78%) AIX
9 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
10 7 (15.56%) Linux
11 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
11 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
12 5 (11.11%) SQL
12 5 (11.11%) Tivoli
12 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
13 4 (8.89%) PMI
13 4 (8.89%) PMI Certification
13 4 (8.89%) .NET
13 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
13 4 (8.89%) Workflow
13 4 (8.89%) Legal

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 12 (26.67%) CICS
2 1 (2.22%) Gentran
2 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) ATM
1 2 (4.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) DB2
2 1 (2.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) ChangeMan
General
1 25 (55.56%) Finance
2 19 (42.22%) Banking
3 4 (8.89%) Legal
3 4 (8.89%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (37.78%) Architect
2 14 (31.11%) Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Designer
4 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Applications Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (11.11%) Test Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Specialist
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (8.89%) Security Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Lead Test Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
8 2 (4.44%) UAT Manager
9 1 (2.22%) FIX Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Head of Technology
9 1 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Head of Operations
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (8.89%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) Middleware
3 2 (4.44%) ISPF
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (2.22%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (8.89%) PMI
2 4 (8.89%) Tandem
2 4 (8.89%) Cryptography
2 4 (8.89%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) UNIX
2 13 (28.89%) Windows
3 8 (17.78%) AIX
4 7 (15.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 12 (26.67%) UML
2 12 (26.67%) Risk Analysis
2 12 (26.67%) Waterfall
3 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
5 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
6 4 (8.89%) Workflow
6 4 (8.89%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (8.89%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.89%) Release Management
6 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
7 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) Java
2 12 (26.67%) COBOL
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C
4 2 (4.44%) JCL
5 1 (2.22%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.89%) PMI Certification
2 4 (8.89%) MBA
2 4 (8.89%) CSQA
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (4.44%) BladeLogic
4 1 (2.22%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 10 (22.22%) IBM
2 3 (6.67%) Oracle
3 2 (4.44%) Teradata
4 1 (2.22%) Ab Initio
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