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 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 793 800 780
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Permanent jobs citing CICS 85 97 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.083% 0.089% 0.075%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.41% 0.42% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 74 71 57
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
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
20781 23245 20894
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 20.32% 21.26% 20.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17461 19345 17795
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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
East Midlands +18 23 £45,000 +15.97% 4
London +25 22 £52,500 -4.54% 2
North West -18 16 £60,000 +4.34% 6
South East +7 11 £52,500 -38.23%
West Midlands -7 6 £52,500 +34.61%
Yorkshire +2 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
CICS
UK

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

1 186 (91.63%) Mainframe
2 168 (82.76%) DB2
3 133 (65.52%) COBOL
4 110 (54.19%) IBM
5 108 (53.20%) JCL
6 93 (45.81%) Banking
7 63 (31.03%) Java
8 60 (29.56%) Linux
9 55 (27.09%) Web Services
9 55 (27.09%) UNIX
10 54 (26.60%) Perl
10 54 (26.60%) SOA
11 50 (24.63%) Finance
11 50 (24.63%) SQL
12 49 (24.14%) Oracle
13 47 (23.15%) zOS
13 47 (23.15%) Retail
14 46 (22.66%) WebSphere
15 45 (22.17%) ISPF
16 44 (21.67%) IBM Mainframe
17 43 (21.18%) WebSphere Application Server
18 42 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
19 41 (20.20%) SDLC
20 39 (19.21%) RACF
21 35 (17.24%) MQSeries
22 34 (16.75%) BusinessObjects
22 34 (16.75%) MVS
23 33 (16.26%) Tivoli
23 33 (16.26%) AIX
23 33 (16.26%) Solaris

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 46 (22.66%) WebSphere
2 43 (21.18%) WebSphere Application Server
3 35 (17.24%) MQSeries
4 17 (8.37%) JBoss
5 10 (4.93%) Confluence
6 9 (4.43%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (0.99%) FileNet
7 2 (0.99%) Apache
7 2 (0.99%) Documentum
8 1 (0.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (3.94%) MS Office
1 8 (3.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.43%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 27 (13.30%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.40%) FTP
3 10 (4.93%) SSL
3 10 (4.93%) Internet
4 9 (4.43%) DNS
5 5 (2.46%) ATM
6 4 (1.97%) Firewall
7 1 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (82.76%) DB2
2 34 (16.75%) BusinessObjects
3 11 (5.42%) DataStage
3 11 (5.42%) Pentaho
3 11 (5.42%) Oracle Database
4 10 (4.93%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server
5 7 (3.45%) Easytrieve
5 7 (3.45%) IMS/DB
5 7 (3.45%) MS Access
6 3 (1.48%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.99%) Adabas
7 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.49%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.49%) OpenQM
8 1 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.49%) mvBase
Development Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Eclipse
1 10 (4.93%) JIRA
2 9 (4.43%) Hudson
2 9 (4.43%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.43%) HP UFT
2 9 (4.43%) LoadRunner
3 7 (3.45%) Toad
4 2 (0.99%) JUnit
5 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 93 (45.81%) Banking
2 50 (24.63%) Finance
3 47 (23.15%) Retail
4 17 (8.37%) Marketing
5 7 (3.45%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.96%) Private Banking
7 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.99%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.49%) Electronics
8 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (25.12%) Developer
2 34 (16.75%) Consultant
3 33 (16.26%) Technical Consultant
4 28 (13.79%) Mainframe Developer
5 22 (10.84%) Analyst
6 20 (9.85%) Solutions Designer
6 20 (9.85%) Designer
7 17 (8.37%) Technical Leader
7 17 (8.37%) Programmer
8 15 (7.39%) Architect
9 14 (6.90%) COBOL Developer
10 13 (6.40%) Environment Manager
11 12 (5.91%) Applications Developer
12 9 (4.43%) Analyst Programmer
12 9 (4.43%) Analyst Developer
13 8 (3.94%) Lead Designer
13 8 (3.94%) Technical Architect
14 7 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
14 7 (3.45%) Mainframe Architect
15 6 (2.96%) Database Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (27.09%) Web Services
2 45 (22.17%) ISPF
3 32 (15.76%) WebSphere MQ
4 19 (9.36%) HTML
5 16 (7.88%) Middleware
6 14 (6.90%) XML
6 14 (6.90%) Java EE
7 11 (5.42%) SOAP
8 10 (4.93%) JSON
8 10 (4.93%) .NET
9 5 (2.46%) Spring
10 4 (1.97%) WSDL
11 3 (1.48%) J2EE
11 3 (1.48%) HTML5
12 2 (0.99%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 2 (0.99%) .NET Framework
12 2 (0.99%) XSD
12 2 (0.99%) Hibernate
13 1 (0.49%) XML Schema
13 1 (0.49%) JAXB
Miscellaneous
1 186 (91.63%) Mainframe
2 44 (21.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 21 (10.34%) VSAM
4 19 (9.36%) SWIFT
5 18 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (8.37%) Management Information System
7 8 (3.94%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.96%) Credit Risk
8 6 (2.96%) PMI
9 2 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.99%) DataPower
10 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.49%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.49%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.49%) W3C
10 1 (0.49%) DTV
10 1 (0.49%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.56%) Linux
2 55 (27.09%) UNIX
3 47 (23.15%) zOS
4 34 (16.75%) MVS
5 33 (16.26%) AIX
5 33 (16.26%) Solaris
6 8 (3.94%) Windows
7 1 (0.49%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (26.60%) SOA
2 42 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (20.20%) SDLC
4 20 (9.85%) Change Management
5 17 (8.37%) Unit Testing
6 15 (7.39%) Configuration Management
7 12 (5.91%) Project Planning
7 12 (5.91%) Mentoring
8 11 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (4.93%) Line Management
9 10 (4.93%) Automated Testing
9 10 (4.93%) Validation
10 9 (4.43%) Workflow Management
10 9 (4.43%) Workflow
10 9 (4.43%) Performance Tuning
10 9 (4.43%) DevOps
10 9 (4.43%) Test Automation
10 9 (4.43%) Continuous Improvement
11 8 (3.94%) Waterfall
11 8 (3.94%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (65.52%) COBOL
2 108 (53.20%) JCL
3 63 (31.03%) Java
4 54 (26.60%) Perl
5 50 (24.63%) SQL
6 30 (14.78%) REXX
7 26 (12.81%) Assembly Language
8 16 (7.88%) PL/1
8 16 (7.88%) JavaScript
9 13 (6.40%) Python
10 9 (4.43%) Ruby
10 9 (4.43%) VB
11 6 (2.96%) Delphi
12 3 (1.48%) CLIST
13 2 (0.99%) NATURAL
13 2 (0.99%) VBA
14 1 (0.49%) Fortran
14 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (3.94%) Degree
2 6 (2.96%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.49%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.40%) QA
System Software
1 39 (19.21%) RACF
2 22 (10.84%) Time Sharing Option
3 19 (9.36%) ACF2
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 33 (16.26%) Tivoli
2 29 (14.29%) zSecure
3 15 (7.39%) CA Endevor
4 9 (4.43%) Puppet
4 9 (4.43%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.49%) Control-M
Vendors
1 110 (54.19%) IBM
2 49 (24.14%) Oracle
3 9 (4.43%) F5
3 9 (4.43%) New Relic
3 9 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.43%) Informatica
4 2 (0.99%) TOWER Software
4 2 (0.99%) Pega
4 2 (0.99%) TSYS
5 1 (0.49%) SAP
5 1 (0.49%) jBASE
5 1 (0.49%) Computacenter
5 1 (0.49%) Sun
5 1 (0.49%) Cognizant
5 1 (0.49%) CA
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