The 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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 49 44 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.35% 0.76% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 1.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £51,750 -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
Mainframe
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Miscellaneous Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
134 131 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 46.37% 49.62% 30.12%
Number of salaries quoted 70 59 52
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £29,450
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £48,500 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) PROC SQL
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) ETL
2 1 (50.00%) ProC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Macro
2 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Spreadsheet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mart
2 1 (50.00%) Base SAS
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) ProC
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) SAS Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ETL
1 1 (50.00%) Dimensional Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SAS Macro
2 1 (50.00%) PROC SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA