The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 16 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 Chester region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 40 55 -
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.81% 0.47% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.35% 2.04% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £39,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.26%
Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
68 98 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 24.55% 22.90% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58 63 51
Average salary £31,250 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,350 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Mainframe
Cheshire

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Chester region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Chester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
3 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
3 5 (55.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 5 (55.56%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
4 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
4 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (33.33%) IBM
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 3 (33.33%) JBoss
4 3 (33.33%) RUP
4 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
4 3 (33.33%) C#
4 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 3 (33.33%) Java
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 3 (33.33%) J2EE
4 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (33.33%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) JSP
4 3 (33.33%) Struts
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Automotive

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 3 (33.33%) Apache Solr
1 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (11.11%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (11.11%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 5 (55.56%) Banking
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
3 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Java Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) SAS Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Senior SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) Spring
1 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) J2EE
1 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
1 3 (33.33%) JSP
1 3 (33.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) UNIX
3 5 (55.56%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Web Application Development
1 3 (33.33%) Scrum
1 3 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 3 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (11.11%) Project Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) C#
1 3 (33.33%) Java
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) IBM
1 3 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft