The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 11 17 9
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 23 10 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 12.04% 8.13% 16.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 32.86% 23.81% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 22 9 28
Average salary £53,750 £46,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.59% +30.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,800 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
Mainframe
Cheshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
70 42 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 36.65% 34.15% 34.30%
Number of salaries quoted 69 40 59
Average salary £47,250 £45,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £34,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Knutsford

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Knutsford

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe.

1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 15 (55.56%) DB2
3 13 (48.15%) COBOL
3 13 (48.15%) Banking
4 12 (44.44%) Java
4 12 (44.44%) CICS
4 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
4 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (44.44%) Waterfall
5 11 (40.74%) J2EE
5 11 (40.74%) UML
5 11 (40.74%) Risk Analysis
6 6 (22.22%) IBM
6 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
6 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
7 5 (18.52%) IBM Mainframe
8 4 (14.81%) UNIX
8 4 (14.81%) Windows
8 4 (14.81%) Workflow
8 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (11.11%) SQL
9 3 (11.11%) PMI
9 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
9 3 (11.11%) MBA
9 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
9 3 (11.11%) CSQA
9 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
9 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
10 2 (7.41%) C
10 2 (7.41%) Oracle

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Knutsford region citing Mainframe 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (44.44%) CICS
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.70%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (7.41%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (55.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) ClearCase
General
1 23 (85.19%) Finance
2 13 (48.15%) Banking
3 2 (7.41%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
4 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Architect
1 11 (40.74%) Designer
2 10 (37.04%) Applications Architect
2 10 (37.04%) Analyst
3 9 (33.33%) Test Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (18.52%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (14.81%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (7.41%) UAT Manager
6 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Specialist
6 2 (7.41%) Lead Test Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) COBOL Developer
7 1 (3.70%) DB2 Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Mainframe Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Middleware Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (40.74%) J2EE
2 2 (7.41%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (7.41%) Middleware
3 1 (3.70%) ISPF
3 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (11.11%) PMI
3 1 (3.70%) Tandem
3 1 (3.70%) Cryptography
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) UNIX
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (44.44%) Waterfall
2 11 (40.74%) Risk Analysis
2 11 (40.74%) UML
3 6 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 6 (22.22%) Integration Testing
4 4 (14.81%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (14.81%) Workflow
5 3 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Test Management
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL
6 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
6 2 (7.41%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Release Management
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) COBOL
2 12 (44.44%) Java
3 3 (11.11%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C
5 1 (3.70%) JCL
5 1 (3.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) PMI Certification
1 3 (11.11%) MBA
1 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
1 3 (11.11%) CSQA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (22.22%) IBM
2 2 (7.41%) Teradata
2 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 1 (3.70%) JBoss