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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
North West / Cheshire
Rank 71 101 95
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 2 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.61% 0.15% 1.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.26% 0.44% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 26
Median salary £46,750 £24,830 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+88.27% -52.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,875 £24,294 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £25,366 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%

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
304 452 651
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 30.52% 34.82% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 197 384 525
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £46,750 - 3
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 14 (53.85%) Unix
3 12 (46.15%) Banking
4 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 11 (42.31%) Oracle
4 11 (42.31%) SDLC
5 10 (38.46%) Service Management
6 9 (34.62%) Java
7 8 (30.77%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) IBM
7 8 (30.77%) Financial Institution
7 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
8 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
8 7 (26.92%) Corporate Banking
8 7 (26.92%) IBM Mainframe
8 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
8 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
9 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
9 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (23.08%) DB2
9 6 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
9 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
10 5 (19.23%) EJB
10 5 (19.23%) JSP
10 5 (19.23%) Servlets
10 5 (19.23%) JMS
10 5 (19.23%) JCL
10 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (19.23%) Information Security
10 5 (19.23%) Degree

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) JBoss
1 4 (15.38%) WebLogic
1 4 (15.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (11.54%) CICS
3 1 (3.85%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) DNS
2 1 (3.85%) FTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (3.85%) LAN
2 1 (3.85%) Network Security
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 6 (23.08%) DB2
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.85%) Easytrieve
3 1 (3.85%) IMS/DB
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) ClearCase
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.85%) JIRA
2 1 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (69.23%) Finance
2 12 (46.15%) Banking
3 8 (30.77%) Financial Institution
4 7 (26.92%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (7.69%) Advertising
6 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Support Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Applications Specialist
2 6 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 6 (23.08%) Applications Support Specialist
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Product Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Information Security Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Integration Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Security Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Technical Support
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.85%) Software Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (19.23%) EJB
1 5 (19.23%) JMS
1 5 (19.23%) JSP
1 5 (19.23%) Servlets
2 4 (15.38%) Hibernate
2 4 (15.38%) ISPF
2 4 (15.38%) J2EE
2 4 (15.38%) Struts
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
2 4 (15.38%) WSDL
2 4 (15.38%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) XSD
3 1 (3.85%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (3.85%) IVR
4 1 (3.85%) PMI
4 1 (3.85%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Unix
2 8 (30.77%) Linux
3 3 (11.54%) Windows
4 2 (7.69%) AIX
5 1 (3.85%) Android
5 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.85%) HPUX
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) SDLC
2 10 (38.46%) Service Management
3 8 (30.77%) Risk Management
4 7 (26.92%) Incident Management
5 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (23.08%) Performance Management
6 5 (19.23%) Information Security
6 5 (19.23%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (19.23%) Waterfall
7 4 (15.38%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (15.38%) Defect Management
7 4 (15.38%) Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
7 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
7 4 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (15.38%) Test Scripting
7 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
8 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (11.54%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Java
3 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
4 5 (19.23%) JCL
5 3 (11.54%) COBOL
5 3 (11.54%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
6 1 (3.85%) Perl
6 1 (3.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.69%) CISM
3 2 (7.69%) CISSP
4 1 (3.85%) PMI Certification
4 1 (3.85%) Postgraduate
4 1 (3.85%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
1 2 (7.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (15.38%) RACF
2 4 (15.38%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (3.85%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (3.85%) Netcool
2 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 8 (30.77%) IBM
3 4 (15.38%) Chordiant
4 3 (11.54%) Teradata
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (7.69%) CA
5 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 2 (7.69%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.85%) Adobe
6 1 (3.85%) Cognizant
6 1 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (3.85%) Intel
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
6 1 (3.85%) Snow
6 1 (3.85%) Sun
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Tectre Limited
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 per year dependent on experience
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Salary: £50000 - £62000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
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