The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Knutsford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 10 23 8
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 20 7 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 13.79% 4.19% 19.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 40.00% 36.84% 61.19%
Number of salaries quoted 19 7 41
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +25.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £48,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Miscellaneous Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
50 19 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 34.48% 11.38% 32.06%
Number of salaries quoted 47 17 66
Average salary £47,750 £52,500 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.04% +0.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £46,500 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £63,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
Cheshire

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 1 August 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Knutsford

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 13 (59.09%) DB2
3 12 (54.55%) Banking
4 11 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (50.00%) COBOL
4 11 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) J2EE
5 10 (45.45%) UML
5 10 (45.45%) CICS
5 10 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
5 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
6 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
6 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
7 4 (18.18%) Workflow
7 4 (18.18%) IBM
7 4 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
8 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
8 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
8 3 (13.64%) PMI
8 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
8 3 (13.64%) MBA
8 3 (13.64%) CSQA
8 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
9 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
9 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 2 (9.09%) C
9 2 (9.09%) Teradata

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 10 (45.45%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) DB2
General
1 18 (81.82%) Finance
2 12 (54.55%) Banking
3 2 (9.09%) Corporate Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Architect
1 10 (45.45%) Designer
2 9 (40.91%) Applications Architect
2 9 (40.91%) Analyst
2 9 (40.91%) Test Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Senior Test Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (9.09%) Lead Test Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) UAT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (13.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.09%) UNIX
1 2 (9.09%) Windows
1 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (45.45%) UML
2 10 (45.45%) Risk Analysis
2 10 (45.45%) Waterfall
3 6 (27.27%) Integration Testing
3 6 (27.27%) Test Scripting
4 4 (18.18%) Workflow
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Testing
5 3 (13.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.64%) Test Strategy
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 2 (9.09%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) COBOL
1 11 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (9.09%) C
2 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
1 3 (13.64%) MBA
1 3 (13.64%) CSQA
1 3 (13.64%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Teradata
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle