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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 85 90 117
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +27
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 6 31 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.55% 1.91% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 4.93% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 2
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +11.76%
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +2.10%
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
377 629 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 34.84% 38.78% 34.17%
Number of salaries quoted 303 491 389
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Chester -6 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Knutsford - 1 - -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, 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 4 (50.00%) HP
1 4 (50.00%) REXX
1 4 (50.00%) JCL
2 3 (37.50%) COBOL
2 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 3 (37.50%) Exstream
2 3 (37.50%) Exstream Dialogue
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 2 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
4 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
4 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (12.50%) Social Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) Intel
4 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
4 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 1 (12.50%) MVS
4 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (12.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) AIX
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MySQL
4 1 (12.50%) Oracle

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 3 (37.50%) Exstream Dialogue
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) GIS
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Computer Operator
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Django Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Mainframe Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Python Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Python/Django Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Django
1 1 (12.50%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Unix
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (12.50%) Demand Forecasting
2 1 (12.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Reverse Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Social Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) JCL
1 4 (50.00%) REXX
2 3 (37.50%) COBOL
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (12.50%) Ab Initio
3 1 (12.50%) ATG
3 1 (12.50%) Cognizant
3 1 (12.50%) Intel
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Yahoo!