The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 159 158
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.071% 0.072%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.29% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £40,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+28.83% +8.66%
CICS
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
857 681 537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.59% 24.29% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 597 584 449
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,800 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CICS
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

CICS Salary Trend in Leeds

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 7 (100.00%) COBOL
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 4 (57.14%) NATURAL
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) Adabas
3 3 (42.86%) WSDL
3 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
3 3 (42.86%) JAXB
3 3 (42.86%) JUnit
3 3 (42.86%) Web Services
3 3 (42.86%) XML
3 3 (42.86%) zOS
3 3 (42.86%) W3C
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Apache
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) HTML
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
3 3 (42.86%) Java EE
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Grails
3 3 (42.86%) GlassFish
3 3 (42.86%) Groovy

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (57.14%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) GlassFish
2 3 (42.86%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Adabas
2 2 (28.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Adabas Natural Developer
3 1 (14.29%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) HTML
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) XML
1 3 (42.86%) WSDL
1 3 (42.86%) XML Schema
1 3 (42.86%) JAXB
1 3 (42.86%) Hibernate
1 3 (42.86%) Spring
1 3 (42.86%) Java EE
1 3 (42.86%) Grails
2 2 (28.57%) EntireX
3 1 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (42.86%) W3C
2 3 (42.86%) Computer Science
3 2 (28.57%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 3 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (42.86%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) COBOL
2 4 (57.14%) NATURAL
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Groovy
3 3 (42.86%) Scala
4 2 (28.57%) REXX
4 2 (28.57%) JCL
5 1 (14.29%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree