The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 279 336 320
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -16
Permanent jobs citing CICS 23 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.23% 0.047% 0.068%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.17% 0.23% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 3
Average salary £56,250 £45,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+2.15% -11.42%
CICS
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1974 2607 2147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.67% 20.64% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1699 2236 1895
Average salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

CICS
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the City of London region.

CICS Salary Trend in the City of London

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 50 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 43 (71.67%) Banking
3 42 (70.00%) DB2
4 32 (53.33%) COBOL
5 27 (45.00%) SOA
6 20 (33.33%) Finance
6 20 (33.33%) SWIFT
7 13 (21.67%) Java
8 12 (20.00%) .NET
8 12 (20.00%) WSDL
8 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 11 (18.33%) Change Management
9 11 (18.33%) Retail
9 11 (18.33%) FileNet
9 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (18.33%) Logistics
9 11 (18.33%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (18.33%) Pega
9 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (18.33%) Marketing
9 11 (18.33%) Project Planning
9 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
9 11 (18.33%) Load Balancing
9 11 (18.33%) Release Management
9 11 (18.33%) B2B
9 11 (18.33%) Documentum
9 11 (18.33%) ETL
9 11 (18.33%) FTP
9 11 (18.33%) zOS
9 11 (18.33%) RACF

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (18.33%) FileNet
1 11 (18.33%) Documentum
1 11 (18.33%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 11 (18.33%) FTP
2 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (70.00%) DB2
General
1 43 (71.67%) Banking
2 20 (33.33%) Finance
3 11 (18.33%) Retail
3 11 (18.33%) Marketing
4 5 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.67%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Designer
2 16 (26.67%) Solutions Designer
3 15 (25.00%) Programmer
4 13 (21.67%) Architect
5 10 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
6 9 (15.00%) Analyst
6 9 (15.00%) Senior Programmer
6 9 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (10.00%) Lead Designer
7 6 (10.00%) Systems Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) CICS Systems Programmer
8 5 (8.33%) CICS Programmer
9 3 (5.00%) AWS Architect
10 1 (1.67%) Systems Designer
10 1 (1.67%) Technical Designer
10 1 (1.67%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.67%) Lead Architect
10 1 (1.67%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) .NET
1 12 (20.00%) WSDL
2 11 (18.33%) .NET Framework
2 11 (18.33%) J2EE
2 11 (18.33%) Web Services
2 11 (18.33%) XML
2 11 (18.33%) XSD
3 2 (3.33%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 1 (1.67%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 50 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 20 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 6 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.33%) zOS
2 10 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.00%) SOA
2 12 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.33%) Change Management
3 11 (18.33%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.33%) Logistics
3 11 (18.33%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (18.33%) Continuous Integration
3 11 (18.33%) Project Planning
3 11 (18.33%) Load Balancing
3 11 (18.33%) Release Management
3 11 (18.33%) B2B
3 11 (18.33%) ETL
3 11 (18.33%) Project Management
3 11 (18.33%) UML
3 11 (18.33%) OOA/OOD
3 11 (18.33%) Data Modelling
3 11 (18.33%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 5 (8.33%) Validation
5 1 (1.67%) OWASP
Programming Languages
1 32 (53.33%) COBOL
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) RACF
2 6 (10.00%) ACF2
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Pega
2 9 (15.00%) Oracle
3 7 (11.67%) IBM
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