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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
North West / Cheshire
Rank 76 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.57% 0.53% 1.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.23% 1.48% 3.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 27
Median salary £42,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,304 £34,496 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £64,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -14.00%

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
378 474 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 36.99% 35.77% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 261 394 633
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Mainframe Salary Histogram 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 19 January 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 +13 5 £46,750 -6.50%
Wilmslow -12 2 £33,673 +39.37%
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 11 (55.00%) Unix
3 10 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 9 (45.00%) Service Management
4 9 (45.00%) Banking
4 9 (45.00%) SDLC
5 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
5 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
5 7 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
5 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
5 7 (35.00%) Linux
5 7 (35.00%) IBM
6 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
6 6 (30.00%) Corporate Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Performance Management
7 5 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
7 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (25.00%) JCL
7 5 (25.00%) Java
7 5 (25.00%) DB2
8 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
8 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 4 (20.00%) RACF
8 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
8 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 4 (20.00%) ISPF

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 (15.00%) CICS
1 3 (15.00%) JBoss
1 3 (15.00%) WebLogic
1 3 (15.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DNS
1 1 (5.00%) FTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTP
1 1 (5.00%) HTTPS
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) Oracle Database
1 7 (35.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (25.00%) DB2
4 1 (5.00%) Easytrieve
4 1 (5.00%) IMS/DB
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) ClearCase
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) JIRA
2 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 7 (35.00%) Financial Institution
4 6 (30.00%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Support Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Applications Specialist
2 6 (30.00%) Applications Support
2 6 (30.00%) Applications Support Specialist
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) Product Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Malware Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Technical Support
7 1 (5.00%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Software Designer
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) ISPF
2 3 (15.00%) EJB
2 3 (15.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.00%) J2EE
2 3 (15.00%) JMS
2 3 (15.00%) JSP
2 3 (15.00%) Servlets
2 3 (15.00%) Struts
2 3 (15.00%) Web Services
2 3 (15.00%) WSDL
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (5.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) PMI
4 1 (5.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (55.00%) Unix
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) SDLC
1 9 (45.00%) Service Management
2 7 (35.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (30.00%) Performance Management
3 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
4 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (20.00%) Defect Management
5 4 (20.00%) Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 4 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Waterfall
6 3 (15.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Information Security
7 2 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (25.00%) Java
2 5 (25.00%) JCL
3 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (15.00%) COBOL
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) PMI Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (20.00%) RACF
2 4 (20.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Oracle
2 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 3 (15.00%) Chordiant
4 2 (10.00%) Teradata
5 1 (5.00%) Adobe
5 1 (5.00%) CA
5 1 (5.00%) Cognizant
5 1 (5.00%) HP
5 1 (5.00%) Intel
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Sun