The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 of the Application Platforms category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 176 - 148
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 7 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% - 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.79% - 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 1
Average salary £40,000 - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £51,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.31% +7.89%
Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
886 558 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.13% 21.62% 21.12%
Number of salaries quoted 636 439 389
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
CICS
West Yorkshire

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 1 August 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 10 (100.00%) COBOL
2 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
3 6 (60.00%) Java
4 5 (50.00%) DB2
4 5 (50.00%) JCL
5 4 (40.00%) Adabas
5 4 (40.00%) UNIX
5 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
5 4 (40.00%) NATURAL
6 3 (30.00%) Ruby
6 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (30.00%) Groovy
6 3 (30.00%) Scala
6 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) Java EE
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
6 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (30.00%) Grails
6 3 (30.00%) GlassFish
6 3 (30.00%) Spring
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (30.00%) Service Management
6 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (30.00%) AIX
6 3 (30.00%) Solaris
6 3 (30.00%) Linux
6 3 (30.00%) Apache
6 3 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (30.00%) JUnit

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (30.00%) GlassFish
2 3 (30.00%) Apache
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) DB2
2 4 (40.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) JUnit
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Systems Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
3 1 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Natural/Adabas Developer
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) Java EE
1 3 (30.00%) Grails
1 3 (30.00%) Spring
1 3 (30.00%) Hibernate
1 3 (30.00%) Web Services
1 3 (30.00%) XML
1 3 (30.00%) HTML
1 3 (30.00%) WSDL
1 3 (30.00%) XML Schema
1 3 (30.00%) JAXB
2 2 (20.00%) EntireX
3 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (30.00%) W3C
3 2 (20.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) UNIX
2 3 (30.00%) AIX
2 3 (30.00%) Solaris
2 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (30.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Service Management
1 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (20.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (60.00%) Java
3 5 (50.00%) JCL
4 4 (40.00%) NATURAL
5 3 (30.00%) Ruby
5 3 (30.00%) Groovy
5 3 (30.00%) Scala
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) C#
5 3 (30.00%) C++
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
6 2 (20.00%) REXX
7 1 (10.00%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
1 3 (30.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Micro Focus