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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 26 9 33
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +24
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.35% 13.95% 3.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.44% 34.29% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 7
Average salary £65,000 £46,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.78% +55.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
90 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 52.94% 40.70% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 53 25 51
Average salary £40,000 £46,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.97% +14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £41,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £44,500 £51,500
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 27 March 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 13 (72.22%) UNIX
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 13 (72.22%) Middleware
3 11 (61.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (61.11%) Tandem
3 11 (61.11%) Problem Management
3 11 (61.11%) Risk Analysis
3 11 (61.11%) IBM
4 10 (55.56%) Internet
4 10 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
5 3 (16.67%) Product Management
5 3 (16.67%) COBOL
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) Java
6 2 (11.11%) DB2
6 2 (11.11%) AIX
6 2 (11.11%) Linux
6 2 (11.11%) SSL
6 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (11.11%) JCL
6 2 (11.11%) Perl
6 2 (11.11%) CICS
6 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (11.11%) Banking
6 2 (11.11%) ISPF
6 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
6 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (5.56%) jQuery
7 1 (5.56%) Cryptography

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 2 (11.11%) CICS
1 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) Internet
2 2 (11.11%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 17 (94.44%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Designer
2 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Designer
2 10 (55.56%) Architect
3 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Designer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) ISPF
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
3 1 (5.56%) WSDL
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Tandem
2 10 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) UNIX
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) AIX
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) Problem Management
1 11 (61.11%) Risk Analysis
1 11 (61.11%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) COBOL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
2 2 (11.11%) JCL
3 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) IBM