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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 87 76 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 31 40 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.71% 2.35% 3.01%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.08% 9.24% 11.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 67
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 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £104,000 £64,200
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Miscellaneous Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
510 433 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 28.11% 25.49% 26.04%
Number of salaries quoted 389 346 517
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 £60,000 £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 1 August 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 1 August 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 +13 20 £55,000 +2.80%
Chester -3 2 £51,750 -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 21 (46.67%) Banking
3 19 (42.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (42.22%) DB2
4 18 (40.00%) Java
5 15 (33.33%) COBOL
6 14 (31.11%) J2EE
6 14 (31.11%) UML
6 14 (31.11%) CICS
6 14 (31.11%) Risk Analysis
6 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
7 12 (26.67%) UNIX
8 10 (22.22%) Windows
8 10 (22.22%) IBM
8 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
8 10 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
10 7 (15.56%) Linux
11 6 (13.33%) AIX
11 6 (13.33%) ISTQB
11 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
12 5 (11.11%) Retail
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%) Workflow
13 4 (8.89%) MBA
13 4 (8.89%) CSQA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (31.11%) CICS
2 1 (2.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (42.22%) 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 26 (57.78%) Finance
2 21 (46.67%) Banking
3 5 (11.11%) Retail
4 3 (6.67%) Legal
5 2 (4.44%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Architect
2 14 (31.11%) Designer
3 13 (28.89%) Analyst
4 11 (24.44%) Applications Architect
5 9 (20.00%) Test Analyst
6 7 (15.56%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (15.56%) Solutions Designer
7 5 (11.11%) Test Architect
7 5 (11.11%) Tivoli Specialist
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
7 5 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Security Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Lead Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Test Leader
9 2 (4.44%) UAT Manager
10 1 (2.22%) FIX Analyst
10 1 (2.22%) Head of Operations
10 1 (2.22%) Senior SAS Consultant
10 1 (2.22%) Head of Technology
10 1 (2.22%) Operations Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.11%) J2EE
2 3 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (2.22%) ISPF
3 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (8.89%) PMI
3 3 (6.67%) PKI
3 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 3 (6.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) UNIX
2 10 (22.22%) Windows
3 7 (15.56%) Linux
4 6 (13.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 14 (31.11%) UML
2 14 (31.11%) Risk Analysis
2 14 (31.11%) Waterfall
3 10 (22.22%) Test Scripting
4 8 (17.78%) Test Strategy
5 6 (13.33%) Integration Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Workflow
6 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
6 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.67%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (6.67%) Data Protection
7 3 (6.67%) Release Management
7 3 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 2 (4.44%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (4.44%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (40.00%) Java
2 15 (33.33%) COBOL
3 5 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (4.44%) C
5 1 (2.22%) JCL
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
Cheshire
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