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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 859 884 836
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -48
Permanent jobs citing CICS 33 64 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.063% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.20% 0.34% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 50 90
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,250 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% -9.09%
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
16356 18937 21894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.11% 18.58% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 14036 15801 17869
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
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 August 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 August 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 +20 12 £60,000 - 3
North West +14 7 - - 2
East Midlands +2 6 - -
South West - 3 £42,500 -
London +25 2 £95,000 +72.72% 1
North East - 2 £35,000 -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 98 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 88 (83.81%) COBOL
3 82 (78.10%) JCL
4 72 (68.57%) DB2
5 52 (49.52%) IBM
6 51 (48.57%) VSAM
7 48 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (38.10%) Java
9 39 (37.14%) Finance
10 35 (33.33%) RAD
11 30 (28.57%) SQL
11 30 (28.57%) REXX
12 28 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
13 26 (24.76%) Degree
14 25 (23.81%) Automated Testing
15 24 (22.86%) VisionPLUS
15 24 (22.86%) XML
15 24 (22.86%) Computer Science
15 24 (22.86%) CLIST
16 22 (20.95%) Oracle
17 21 (20.00%) TSYS
18 20 (19.05%) User Stories
18 20 (19.05%) SDLC
18 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
19 18 (17.14%) TDD
19 18 (17.14%) Unix
19 18 (17.14%) Waterfall
20 17 (16.19%) zOS
20 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
21 16 (15.24%) ISTQB

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 (13.33%) IIS
2 6 (5.71%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.90%) Apache
3 2 (1.90%) JBoss
3 2 (1.90%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.90%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.95%) FileNet
Applications
1 3 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (22.86%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.86%) Firewall
1 3 (2.86%) FTP
1 3 (2.86%) HTTP
1 3 (2.86%) SMTP
1 3 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (68.57%) DB2
2 6 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.81%) Easytrieve
5 3 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 3 (2.86%) DataStage
5 3 (2.86%) MS Access
6 2 (1.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.81%) XPEDITER
3 3 (2.86%) Fiddler
3 3 (2.86%) Firebug
3 3 (2.86%) JMeter
3 3 (2.86%) LoadRunner
3 3 (2.86%) The Grinder
3 3 (2.86%) Toad
4 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.95%) JIRA
General
1 39 (37.14%) Finance
2 13 (12.38%) Banking
3 5 (4.76%) Retail
4 4 (3.81%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.95%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (23.81%) Developer
2 19 (18.10%) COBOL Developer
3 17 (16.19%) Software Engineer
4 16 (15.24%) CICS Engineer
5 15 (14.29%) DB2 Developer
6 14 (13.33%) Team Leader
6 14 (13.33%) Technical Leader
6 14 (13.33%) Technical Team Leader
7 13 (12.38%) Mainframe Software Engineer
8 10 (9.52%) QA Engineer
9 9 (8.57%) QA Test Engineer
9 9 (8.57%) Test Engineer
10 8 (7.62%) Lead Developer
10 8 (7.62%) Programmer
11 7 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
12 6 (5.71%) CICS Programmer
13 5 (4.76%) Analyst
13 5 (4.76%) CICS Systems Programmer
13 5 (4.76%) Mainframe Developer
13 5 (4.76%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) XML
2 8 (7.62%) J2EE
2 8 (7.62%) Web Services
3 7 (6.67%) JSON
4 5 (4.76%) Middleware
4 5 (4.76%) SOAP
4 5 (4.76%) Spring
5 3 (2.86%) .NET
5 3 (2.86%) ISPF
5 3 (2.86%) REST
5 3 (2.86%) WSDL
6 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (1.90%) HTML
6 2 (1.90%) HTML5
6 2 (1.90%) JMS
6 2 (1.90%) SAML
7 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.95%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 98 (93.33%) Mainframe
2 51 (48.57%) VSAM
3 28 (26.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 24 (22.86%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.71%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.76%) Data Structures
6 5 (4.76%) Visualisation
7 4 (3.81%) Social Media
8 2 (1.90%) AS400
8 2 (1.90%) DataPower
8 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.90%) PKI
9 1 (0.95%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.95%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 18 (17.14%) Unix
2 17 (16.19%) zOS
3 14 (13.33%) MVS
4 7 (6.67%) OS/390
5 1 (0.95%) Linux
5 1 (0.95%) Solaris
5 1 (0.95%) Windows
5 1 (0.95%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (45.71%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.33%) RAD
3 25 (23.81%) Automated Testing
4 20 (19.05%) SDLC
4 20 (19.05%) Software Engineering
4 20 (19.05%) User Stories
5 18 (17.14%) TDD
5 18 (17.14%) Waterfall
6 15 (14.29%) Functional Testing
6 15 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 15 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 15 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
6 15 (14.29%) UML
6 15 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 14 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (8.57%) SOA
9 8 (7.62%) Performance Testing
9 8 (7.62%) Systems Analysis
10 6 (5.71%) Manual Testing
10 6 (5.71%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (83.81%) COBOL
2 82 (78.10%) JCL
3 40 (38.10%) Java
4 30 (28.57%) REXX
4 30 (28.57%) SQL
5 24 (22.86%) CLIST
6 4 (3.81%) C#
7 2 (1.90%) Assembly Language
7 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.90%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 26 (24.76%) Degree
2 16 (15.24%) ISTQB
3 14 (13.33%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (15.24%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) RACF
2 3 (2.86%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (1.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (9.52%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (2.86%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (1.90%) Control-M
4 1 (0.95%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 52 (49.52%) IBM
2 22 (20.95%) Oracle
3 21 (20.00%) TSYS
4 17 (16.19%) Microsoft
5 13 (12.38%) HP
6 7 (6.67%) Cognizant
7 4 (3.81%) Syncsort
8 3 (2.86%) Informatica
9 2 (1.90%) BEA
10 1 (0.95%) Pega
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £46755 - £69425 per week
Posted: 12 days ago