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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 27 9 36
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +27
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.21% 14.17% 3.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.40% 43.59% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 17 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
91 39 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 50.28% 32.50% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 63 31 63
Average salary £48,500 £46,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.30% +14.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £41,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £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 5 March 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 5 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 5 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 Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
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%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Designer
2 10 (55.56%) Architect
2 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure Designer
3 9 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Architect
4 3 (16.67%) Lead Designer
5 2 (11.11%) Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (5.56%) UX Designer
6 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Risk Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) Middleware
2 2 (11.11%) HTML
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (11.11%) ISPF
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) HTML5
3 1 (5.56%) .NET
3 1 (5.56%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) WSDL
3 1 (5.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (61.11%) Tandem
2 10 (55.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
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%) Stakeholder Management
1 11 (61.11%) Problem Management
1 11 (61.11%) Risk Analysis
2 3 (16.67%) Product Management
3 2 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) UML
4 1 (5.56%) SOA
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) COBOL
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) JCL
2 2 (11.11%) Perl
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