The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 770 824 800
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -24
Permanent jobs citing CICS 106 34 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.099% 0.033% 0.057%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 0.16% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 75 20 29
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% -
90% offered a salary of more than £39,200 £35,000 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +26.66%
CICS
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22424 21265 21648
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 21.03% 20.87% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18699 18150 18795
Average salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in England

CICS
Salary Trend in England

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

CICS Salary Trend in England

CICS
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

CICS Salary Histogram in England

CICS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the England region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
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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
North West +23 47 £52,500 -4.54%
London +39 33 £50,000 +3.09%
East Midlands +7 8 £43,250 +23.57% 2
East of England -16 7 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -36 7 £33,000 -31.25% 1
South East -11 2 £38,500 -
West Midlands -20 1 £40,000 -
South West -29 1 £45,000 -5.26%
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

1 166 (83.00%) Mainframe
2 164 (82.00%) DB2
3 144 (72.00%) COBOL
4 121 (60.50%) Banking
5 108 (54.00%) Finance
6 73 (36.50%) IBM
7 68 (34.00%) JCL
8 65 (32.50%) Java
9 58 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
10 57 (28.50%) J2EE
11 56 (28.00%) Risk Analysis
12 55 (27.50%) Waterfall
13 48 (24.00%) UML
14 46 (23.00%) Stakeholder Management
15 45 (22.50%) zOS
15 45 (22.50%) IBM Mainframe
16 39 (19.50%) Retail
17 37 (18.50%) UNIX
18 36 (18.00%) VSAM
19 31 (15.50%) CA Endevor
20 29 (14.50%) RACF
21 25 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (11.50%) Mentoring
22 23 (11.50%) Service Delivery
23 20 (10.00%) QA
24 19 (9.50%) SQL
25 18 (9.00%) Assembly Language
26 17 (8.50%) Oracle
26 17 (8.50%) Degree
27 16 (8.00%) Migration

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 12 (6.00%) MQSeries
2 11 (5.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (4.50%) CMS
4 8 (4.00%) SAS
5 3 (1.50%) GlassFish
5 3 (1.50%) Apache
6 1 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.50%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (4.50%) VisionPLUS
2 5 (2.50%) BASE24
3 1 (0.50%) Summit
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.50%) Internet
2 8 (4.00%) ATM
3 7 (3.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) SSL
4 1 (0.50%) SMS
4 1 (0.50%) SMTP
4 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 164 (82.00%) DB2
2 12 (6.00%) Adabas
3 5 (2.50%) Easytrieve
3 5 (2.50%) SQL Server
4 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (2.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.00%) OLAP
6 1 (0.50%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
6 1 (0.50%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 6 (3.00%) ClearCase
2 4 (2.00%) ChangeMan
2 4 (2.00%) JIRA
3 3 (1.50%) JUnit
4 2 (1.00%) ERwin
General
1 121 (60.50%) Banking
2 108 (54.00%) Finance
3 39 (19.50%) Retail
4 10 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.50%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.50%) Back Office
7 2 (1.00%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Legal
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (24.50%) Architect
2 47 (23.50%) Designer
3 30 (15.00%) Applications Architect
4 26 (13.00%) Solutions Architect
4 26 (13.00%) Programmer
5 23 (11.50%) Solutions Designer
6 19 (9.50%) Technical Specialist
7 18 (9.00%) Developer
8 15 (7.50%) Analyst
9 12 (6.00%) COBOL Programmer
9 12 (6.00%) COBOL Developer
9 12 (6.00%) CICS Programmer
10 11 (5.50%) Consultant
11 9 (4.50%) Analyst Programmer
11 9 (4.50%) VisionPLUS Consultant
11 9 (4.50%) Mainframe Developer
12 7 (3.50%) COBOL Analyst
12 7 (3.50%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
12 7 (3.50%) Senior Technician
13 5 (2.50%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (28.50%) J2EE
2 15 (7.50%) Middleware
3 13 (6.50%) Web Services
4 9 (4.50%) XML
5 7 (3.50%) ISPF
6 4 (2.00%) SOAP
6 4 (2.00%) HTML
7 3 (1.50%) .NET
7 3 (1.50%) Hibernate
7 3 (1.50%) WSDL
7 3 (1.50%) XML Schema
7 3 (1.50%) JAXB
7 3 (1.50%) WebSphere MQ
7 3 (1.50%) Spring
7 3 (1.50%) Java EE
7 3 (1.50%) Grails
8 2 (1.00%) JNDI
8 2 (1.00%) JMS
8 2 (1.00%) EntireX
8 2 (1.00%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 166 (83.00%) Mainframe
2 45 (22.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 36 (18.00%) VSAM
4 25 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (5.00%) Online Banking
6 8 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (4.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.50%) Contract for Difference
7 5 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.50%) AS400
8 4 (2.00%) Chip Card
8 4 (2.00%) Credit Risk
8 4 (2.00%) Data Conversion
8 4 (2.00%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.50%) W3C
10 1 (0.50%) HACMP
10 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 45 (22.50%) zOS
2 37 (18.50%) UNIX
3 9 (4.50%) AIX
4 7 (3.50%) Linux
5 6 (3.00%) Windows
6 3 (1.50%) Solaris
7 2 (1.00%) MVS
8 1 (0.50%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (29.00%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (28.00%) Risk Analysis
3 55 (27.50%) Waterfall
4 48 (24.00%) UML
5 46 (23.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (11.50%) Service Delivery
6 23 (11.50%) Mentoring
7 16 (8.00%) Change Management
7 16 (8.00%) Migration
8 14 (7.00%) Unit Testing
8 14 (7.00%) Coaching
9 13 (6.50%) Release Management
10 10 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (3.50%) Validation
11 7 (3.50%) ITIL
12 5 (2.50%) Business Analysis
12 5 (2.50%) Software Engineering
13 4 (2.00%) Data Modelling
13 4 (2.00%) Performance Tuning
14 3 (1.50%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 144 (72.00%) COBOL
2 68 (34.00%) JCL
3 65 (32.50%) Java
4 19 (9.50%) SQL
5 18 (9.00%) Assembly Language
6 12 (6.00%) REXX
7 10 (5.00%) NATURAL
8 4 (2.00%) C++
9 3 (1.50%) Ruby
9 3 (1.50%) Groovy
9 3 (1.50%) Scala
9 3 (1.50%) Python
9 3 (1.50%) C#
9 3 (1.50%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.50%) Perl
10 1 (0.50%) C
10 1 (0.50%) SELCOPY
10 1 (0.50%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 17 (8.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.50%) ISEB
4 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.00%) QA
2 3 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (14.50%) RACF
2 7 (3.50%) ACF2
3 1 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (15.50%) CA Endevor
2 4 (2.00%) Control-M
3 3 (1.50%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (1.00%) CA Wily
4 2 (1.00%) Unicenter
4 2 (1.00%) Tivoli NetView
4 2 (1.00%) MOM
4 2 (1.00%) MAINVIEW
4 2 (1.00%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.00%) HP SiteScope
5 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.50%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 73 (36.50%) IBM
2 17 (8.50%) Oracle
3 7 (3.50%) CA
4 6 (3.00%) SAP
5 4 (2.00%) BMC
5 4 (2.00%) Tableau
6 2 (1.00%) Cognizant
6 2 (1.00%) Teradata
6 2 (1.00%) Unisys
6 2 (1.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (1.00%) Sun
7 1 (0.50%) HP
7 1 (0.50%) EMC
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco
7 1 (0.50%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.50%) Computacenter
7 1 (0.50%) Splunk
7 1 (0.50%) NetApp
7 1 (0.50%) McAfee
7 1 (0.50%) VMware
Leicester
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £42000 - £46000 per annum + bonus + benefits + OT
Posted: 22 days ago