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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 850 858 827
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -31
Permanent jobs citing CICS 30 73 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.072% 0.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.19% 0.40% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 44 99
Median salary £42,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,950 £41,200
10% offered a salary of more than £106,000 £87,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,750 £44,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-15.16% -19.09%
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
16151 18430 21092
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.96% 18.23% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13728 15451 17217
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 27 September 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 27 September 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
East Midlands -1 12 - -
North West +11 11 - - 2
South West - 3 £42,500 -
London +17 2 £102,500 +86.36% 1
North East - 2 £35,000 - 1
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 79 (91.86%) Mainframe
2 69 (80.23%) COBOL
3 65 (75.58%) JCL
4 60 (69.77%) DB2
5 48 (55.81%) IBM
6 39 (45.35%) VSAM
7 36 (41.86%) Finance
8 33 (38.37%) Java
9 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (31.40%) Oracle
10 27 (31.40%) IBM Mainframe
11 26 (30.23%) SQL
12 21 (24.42%) RAD
13 20 (23.26%) Degree
14 19 (22.09%) XML
14 19 (22.09%) Unix
14 19 (22.09%) REXX
15 18 (20.93%) zOS
16 17 (19.77%) Banking
17 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
18 15 (17.44%) CLIST
19 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
19 14 (16.28%) VisionPLUS
19 14 (16.28%) MVS
19 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
19 14 (16.28%) UML
19 14 (16.28%) User Stories
20 13 (15.12%) Waterfall
20 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
21 12 (13.95%) TDD

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 9 (10.47%) IIS
2 4 (4.65%) MQSeries
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) JBoss
3 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.33%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (16.28%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.65%) Firewall
1 4 (4.65%) FTP
1 4 (4.65%) HTTP
1 4 (4.65%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.49%) SMTP
3 1 (1.16%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (69.77%) DB2
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.98%) Data Mining
3 6 (6.98%) DataStage
4 4 (4.65%) Easytrieve
4 4 (4.65%) MS Access
4 4 (4.65%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.33%) MySQL
6 1 (1.16%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (4.65%) Fiddler
2 4 (4.65%) Firebug
2 4 (4.65%) JMeter
2 4 (4.65%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.65%) The Grinder
2 4 (4.65%) Toad
2 4 (4.65%) XPEDITER
3 1 (1.16%) JIRA
General
1 36 (41.86%) Finance
2 17 (19.77%) Banking
3 5 (5.81%) Retail
4 4 (4.65%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.16%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (22.09%) Developer
2 15 (17.44%) COBOL Developer
3 14 (16.28%) Team Leader
3 14 (16.28%) Technical Leader
3 14 (16.28%) Technical Team Leader
4 12 (13.95%) DB2 Developer
5 11 (12.79%) Lead Developer
6 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
7 9 (10.47%) Mainframe Software Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) CICS Engineer
8 8 (9.30%) Programmer
9 7 (8.14%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) Analyst
10 6 (6.98%) CICS Programmer
10 6 (6.98%) Data Manager
10 6 (6.98%) QA Test Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) Test Engineer
10 6 (6.98%) Test Manager
11 5 (5.81%) CICS Systems Programmer
11 5 (5.81%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.09%) XML
2 6 (6.98%) SOAP
3 5 (5.81%) J2EE
3 5 (5.81%) Web Services
4 4 (4.65%) Middleware
4 4 (4.65%) REST
5 3 (3.49%) JSON
5 3 (3.49%) Spring
6 2 (2.33%) .NET
6 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.33%) JMS
6 2 (2.33%) SAML
6 2 (2.33%) WSDL
7 1 (1.16%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 79 (91.86%) Mainframe
2 39 (45.35%) VSAM
3 27 (31.40%) IBM Mainframe
4 16 (18.60%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (4.65%) Algorithms
7 3 (3.49%) Data Structures
7 3 (3.49%) Visualisation
8 2 (2.33%) AS400
8 2 (2.33%) DataPower
8 2 (2.33%) PKI
8 2 (2.33%) Social Media
9 1 (1.16%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.16%) iSeries
9 1 (1.16%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Unix
2 18 (20.93%) zOS
3 14 (16.28%) MVS
4 10 (11.63%) OS/390
5 1 (1.16%) Linux
5 1 (1.16%) Solaris
5 1 (1.16%) Windows
5 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.72%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (24.42%) RAD
3 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
3 14 (16.28%) UML
3 14 (16.28%) User Stories
4 13 (15.12%) Software Engineering
4 13 (15.12%) Waterfall
5 12 (13.95%) SDLC
5 12 (13.95%) TDD
6 10 (11.63%) Functional Testing
6 10 (11.63%) Integration Testing
6 10 (11.63%) Programme Management
6 10 (11.63%) Regression Testing
6 10 (11.63%) System Integration Testing
6 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
7 9 (10.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (9.30%) Performance Testing
9 7 (8.14%) Workflow
10 6 (6.98%) Data Management
10 6 (6.98%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 69 (80.23%) COBOL
2 65 (75.58%) JCL
3 33 (38.37%) Java
4 26 (30.23%) SQL
5 19 (22.09%) REXX
6 15 (17.44%) CLIST
7 4 (4.65%) C#
8 1 (1.16%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 11 (12.79%) ISTQB
3 9 (10.47%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.95%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.65%) RACF
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.16%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 6 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (4.65%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (2.33%) Control-M
Vendors
1 48 (55.81%) IBM
2 27 (31.40%) Oracle
3 14 (16.28%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.95%) TSYS
5 10 (11.63%) Cognizant
5 10 (11.63%) HP
6 6 (6.98%) Informatica
7 4 (4.65%) Syncsort
8 2 (2.33%) BEA
9 1 (1.16%) Pega
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