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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 18 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 14 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.05% 4.57% 7.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 18.92% 17.31% 33.85%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 21
Average salary £54,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.05% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £50,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
74 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 42.53% 26.40% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 69 51 64
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £53,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (94.59%) Finance
2 23 (62.16%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (59.46%) Risk Analysis
4 16 (43.24%) IBM
5 15 (40.54%) COBOL
5 15 (40.54%) IBM Mainframe
6 14 (37.84%) Middleware
6 14 (37.84%) DB2
6 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (37.84%) UNIX
6 14 (37.84%) Windows
7 13 (35.14%) Java
7 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
7 13 (35.14%) CICS
8 12 (32.43%) J2EE
8 12 (32.43%) Banking
8 12 (32.43%) UML
9 11 (29.73%) Tandem
10 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
10 10 (27.03%) Internet
11 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (10.81%) SSL
11 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
11 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
11 4 (10.81%) WebSphere MQ
11 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
12 3 (8.11%) PMI
12 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
12 3 (8.11%) AIX
12 3 (8.11%) Workflow

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 13 (35.14%) CICS
2 4 (10.81%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) JBoss
3 1 (2.70%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.03%) Internet
2 4 (10.81%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (37.84%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
General
1 35 (94.59%) Finance
2 12 (32.43%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.70%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Designer
2 21 (56.76%) Architect
3 11 (29.73%) Applications Architect
4 10 (27.03%) Infrastructure Designer
5 9 (24.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 8 (21.62%) Analyst
7 7 (18.92%) Test Analyst
8 4 (10.81%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (10.81%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (10.81%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (10.81%) Senior Test Analyst
9 3 (8.11%) Lead Designer
9 3 (8.11%) Lead Architect
10 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Specialist
10 2 (5.41%) Consultant
10 2 (5.41%) Developer
11 1 (2.70%) Security Analyst
11 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Consultant
11 1 (2.70%) Mainframe Developer
11 1 (2.70%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (37.84%) Middleware
2 12 (32.43%) J2EE
3 4 (10.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 3 (8.11%) ISPF
4 3 (8.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 1 (2.70%) jQuery
5 1 (2.70%) HTML5
5 1 (2.70%) CSS
5 1 (2.70%) HTML
5 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) IBM Mainframe
2 11 (29.73%) Tandem
3 3 (8.11%) PMI
4 1 (2.70%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.70%) PKI
4 1 (2.70%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) UNIX
1 14 (37.84%) Windows
2 3 (8.11%) AIX
3 2 (5.41%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (62.16%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (59.46%) Risk Analysis
3 14 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (35.14%) Waterfall
5 12 (32.43%) UML
6 10 (27.03%) Problem Management
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (10.81%) Integration Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Test Scripting
8 3 (8.11%) Test Strategy
8 3 (8.11%) Workflow
8 3 (8.11%) Performance Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Release Management
9 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) COBOL
2 13 (35.14%) Java
3 3 (8.11%) Perl
3 3 (8.11%) JCL
4 1 (2.70%) SQL
4 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
1 3 (8.11%) MBA
1 3 (8.11%) ISTQB
1 3 (8.11%) CSQA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) IBM