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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 105 98 94
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 21 27 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.14% 1.45% 1.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.63% 5.66% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 7 23 31
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.60%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
454 477 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.63% 25.54% 25.74%
Number of salaries quoted 278 347 402
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Chester +14 5 - -
Knutsford -1 2 £42,500 +14.09% 7
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 37 (71.15%) UNIX
2 34 (65.38%) Windows
3 29 (55.77%) Finance
4 26 (50.00%) Middleware
5 25 (48.08%) SSL
6 22 (42.31%) IBM
6 22 (42.31%) AIX
7 14 (26.92%) WebSphere
7 14 (26.92%) IBM Mainframe
8 13 (25.00%) .NET
9 12 (23.08%) Java
9 12 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
10 10 (19.23%) Tandem
10 10 (19.23%) Linux
11 9 (17.31%) Legal
11 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
11 9 (17.31%) Release Management
11 9 (17.31%) Data Protection
11 9 (17.31%) PKI
11 9 (17.31%) Cryptography
11 9 (17.31%) Portfolio Management
11 9 (17.31%) Gentran
12 8 (15.38%) ISPF
12 8 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 8 (15.38%) JCL
12 8 (15.38%) MQSeries
12 8 (15.38%) Perl
13 7 (13.46%) Banking
14 6 (11.54%) JBoss
15 5 (9.62%) Tivoli

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 14 (26.92%) WebSphere
2 9 (17.31%) Gentran
3 8 (15.38%) MQSeries
4 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
4 3 (5.77%) Apache Solr
5 2 (3.85%) SAS
6 1 (1.92%) FileNet
6 1 (1.92%) IIS
6 1 (1.92%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 25 (48.08%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) DB2
2 2 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
General
1 29 (55.77%) Finance
2 9 (17.31%) Legal
3 7 (13.46%) Banking
4 5 (9.62%) Retail
5 2 (3.85%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.85%) Automotive
6 1 (1.92%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (11.54%) Consultant
2 5 (9.62%) Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Security Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere Specialist
2 5 (9.62%) Tivoli Specialist
3 4 (7.69%) Security Specialist
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Java Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Java Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (5.77%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 2 (3.85%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Middleware Specialist
5 2 (3.85%) Test Leader
5 2 (3.85%) UAT Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Test Architect
5 2 (3.85%) Architect
5 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Consultant
5 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (50.00%) Middleware
2 13 (25.00%) .NET
3 12 (23.08%) WebSphere MQ
4 8 (15.38%) ISPF
4 8 (15.38%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.69%) JSP
5 4 (7.69%) J2EE
6 3 (5.77%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.77%) HTML
6 3 (5.77%) Struts
6 3 (5.77%) CSS
6 3 (5.77%) Spring
7 1 (1.92%) EJB
7 1 (1.92%) JMS
7 1 (1.92%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.92%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (19.23%) Tandem
3 9 (17.31%) PKI
3 9 (17.31%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 37 (71.15%) UNIX
2 34 (65.38%) Windows
3 22 (42.31%) AIX
4 10 (19.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Service Delivery
1 9 (17.31%) Release Management
1 9 (17.31%) Data Protection
1 9 (17.31%) Portfolio Management
2 4 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (7.69%) Test Scripting
3 3 (5.77%) Scrum
3 3 (5.77%) RUP
3 3 (5.77%) Pair Programming
3 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
4 2 (3.85%) Test Strategy
4 2 (3.85%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
4 2 (3.85%) Manual Testing
4 2 (3.85%) Test Management
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL
4 2 (3.85%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (1.92%) Information Security
5 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (23.08%) Java
2 8 (15.38%) JCL
2 8 (15.38%) Perl
3 5 (9.62%) SQL
4 4 (7.69%) C#
5 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.85%) C
7 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.92%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (9.62%) Tivoli
2 3 (5.77%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (3.85%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 22 (42.31%) IBM
2 6 (11.54%) JBoss
3 3 (5.77%) Teradata
3 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) Dell
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Knutsford
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits & bonus
Posted: 11 days ago
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