The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 840 808 888
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +80
Permanent jobs citing CICS 56 121 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.061% 0.12% 0.059%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.61% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44 101 37
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £54,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.00% +25.00%
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
16815 19837 22711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.26% 19.43% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14483 16608 19048
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 June 2016.

CICS Salary Histogram in England

CICS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
South East +71 45 £55,000 +10.00% 1
London -23 7 £67,500 +28.57% 1
West Midlands -19 2 £50,000 -4.76%
East of England - 1 - -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, IT jobs citing CICS 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 England region with a requirement for CICS.

1 110 (94.02%) Mainframe
2 101 (86.32%) COBOL
3 94 (80.34%) JCL
4 81 (69.23%) DB2
5 56 (47.86%) IBM
6 53 (45.30%) VSAM
7 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 50 (42.74%) Java
9 47 (40.17%) Finance
10 39 (33.33%) RAD
11 31 (26.50%) REXX
11 31 (26.50%) SDLC
12 30 (25.64%) XML
13 29 (24.79%) Automated Testing
13 29 (24.79%) Degree
14 28 (23.93%) Computer Science
14 28 (23.93%) VisionPLUS
14 28 (23.93%) SQL
15 27 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe
16 25 (21.37%) CLIST
16 25 (21.37%) TSYS
17 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
18 21 (17.95%) QA
19 20 (17.09%) User Stories
20 19 (16.24%) Banking
20 19 (16.24%) UML
21 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
21 18 (15.38%) SOA
21 18 (15.38%) TDD
21 18 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 14 (11.97%) IIS
2 11 (9.40%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.27%) FileNet
4 3 (2.56%) MTS
5 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 2 (1.71%) JBoss
5 2 (1.71%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.71%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 28 (23.93%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (69.23%) DB2
2 6 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (3.42%) Easytrieve
4 2 (1.71%) MySQL
4 2 (1.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.42%) XPEDITER
3 2 (1.71%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.85%) JIRA
General
1 47 (40.17%) Finance
2 19 (16.24%) Banking
3 5 (4.27%) Retail
4 4 (3.42%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 31 (26.50%) Developer
2 19 (16.24%) Software Engineer
3 18 (15.38%) COBOL Developer
3 18 (15.38%) DB2 Developer
4 17 (14.53%) CICS Engineer
5 15 (12.82%) Mainframe Software Engineer
6 14 (11.97%) Team Leader
6 14 (11.97%) Technical Leader
6 14 (11.97%) Technical Team Leader
7 11 (9.40%) Senior Developer
8 10 (8.55%) Architect
8 10 (8.55%) QA Engineer
8 10 (8.55%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (7.69%) Mainframe Developer
9 9 (7.69%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (7.69%) Test Engineer
10 7 (5.98%) Lead Developer
10 7 (5.98%) Programmer
10 7 (5.98%) Senior Software Engineer
11 5 (4.27%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (25.64%) XML
2 12 (10.26%) J2EE
2 12 (10.26%) Web Services
3 9 (7.69%) JSON
4 7 (5.98%) WSDL
5 6 (5.13%) Middleware
6 5 (4.27%) .NET
6 5 (4.27%) .NET Framework
6 5 (4.27%) Spring
6 5 (4.27%) XSD
7 4 (3.42%) ISPF
8 3 (2.56%) REST
9 2 (1.71%) HTML
9 2 (1.71%) HTML5
9 2 (1.71%) JMS
9 2 (1.71%) SAML
9 2 (1.71%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 110 (94.02%) Mainframe
2 53 (45.30%) VSAM
3 28 (23.93%) Computer Science
4 27 (23.08%) IBM Mainframe
5 9 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (5.98%) Visualisation
7 6 (5.13%) Algorithms
8 5 (4.27%) Data Structures
9 4 (3.42%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.42%) Social Media
10 2 (1.71%) AS400
10 2 (1.71%) DataPower
10 2 (1.71%) PKI
11 1 (0.85%) Cryptography
11 1 (0.85%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.97%) MVS
1 14 (11.97%) Unix
2 13 (11.11%) zOS
3 6 (5.13%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (33.33%) RAD
3 31 (26.50%) SDLC
4 29 (24.79%) Automated Testing
5 22 (18.80%) Software Engineering
6 20 (17.09%) User Stories
7 19 (16.24%) UML
8 18 (15.38%) Continuous Improvement
8 18 (15.38%) SOA
8 18 (15.38%) TDD
8 18 (15.38%) Waterfall
9 15 (12.82%) Functional Testing
9 15 (12.82%) Integration Testing
9 15 (12.82%) Regression Testing
9 15 (12.82%) System Integration Testing
9 15 (12.82%) Unit Testing
10 12 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (6.84%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.98%) Change Management
12 7 (5.98%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 101 (86.32%) COBOL
2 94 (80.34%) JCL
3 50 (42.74%) Java
4 31 (26.50%) REXX
5 28 (23.93%) SQL
6 25 (21.37%) CLIST
7 2 (1.71%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.71%) C#
7 2 (1.71%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.71%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 29 (24.79%) Degree
2 16 (13.68%) ISTQB
3 14 (11.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.95%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) SEPA
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.85%) RACF
Systems Management
1 10 (8.55%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.71%) Control-M
2 2 (1.71%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 56 (47.86%) IBM
2 25 (21.37%) TSYS
3 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
4 16 (13.68%) Oracle
5 10 (8.55%) HP
6 5 (4.27%) Pega
7 4 (3.42%) Syncsort
8 2 (1.71%) BEA
8 2 (1.71%) Cognizant
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Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
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Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
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Salary: From £18,212 to £20,400 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago