The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 650 604 692
Rank change year-on-year
-46 +88
Permanent jobs citing CICS 8 59 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.019% 0.13% 0.042%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.088% 0.62% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 39 13
Median salary £77,500 £52,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+47.61% +14.13%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
CICS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
9063 9579 11188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.51% 21.51% 22.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7935 8142 9372
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in London

CICS
Salary Trend in London

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

CICS Salary Trend in London

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing CICS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for CICS.

1 41 (95.35%) Mainframe
2 31 (72.09%) SDLC
3 30 (69.77%) COBOL
4 28 (65.12%) DB2
5 26 (60.47%) Banking
6 24 (55.81%) JCL
7 22 (51.16%) IBM
7 22 (51.16%) IBM Mainframe
8 21 (48.84%) Analytical Skills
9 19 (44.19%) Change Management
10 17 (39.53%) SOA
10 17 (39.53%) Java
10 17 (39.53%) Finance
11 12 (27.91%) MQSeries
11 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
12 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
12 10 (23.26%) Pega
12 10 (23.26%) Release Management
12 10 (23.26%) Performance Tuning
12 10 (23.26%) FileNet
12 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
12 10 (23.26%) B2B
12 10 (23.26%) WSDL
12 10 (23.26%) .NET
12 10 (23.26%) J2EE
12 10 (23.26%) Web Services
12 10 (23.26%) XML
12 10 (23.26%) XSD
12 10 (23.26%) UML
12 10 (23.26%) OOA/OOD

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.91%) MQSeries
2 10 (23.26%) FileNet
3 5 (11.63%) MTS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (65.12%) DB2
2 2 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.65%) IDMS
General
1 26 (60.47%) Banking
2 17 (39.53%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
4 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Architect
2 17 (39.53%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (25.58%) Designer
3 11 (25.58%) Solutions Designer
4 9 (20.93%) Subject Matter Expert
5 5 (11.63%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Lead Architect
6 4 (9.30%) Lead Designer
6 4 (9.30%) Mainframe Architect
7 3 (6.98%) Mainframe Expert
8 2 (4.65%) CICS Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) CICS Systems Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) Developer
8 2 (4.65%) IBM Technical Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Java Solutions Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Mainframe Designer
8 2 (4.65%) Mainframe Specialist
8 2 (4.65%) Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) SOA Architect
8 2 (4.65%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
1 10 (23.26%) .NET Framework
1 10 (23.26%) J2EE
1 10 (23.26%) Web Services
1 10 (23.26%) WSDL
1 10 (23.26%) XML
1 10 (23.26%) XSD
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (95.35%) Mainframe
2 22 (51.16%) IBM Mainframe
3 21 (48.84%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.63%) SWIFT
5 2 (4.65%) Life Science
5 2 (4.65%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (72.09%) SDLC
2 19 (44.19%) Change Management
3 17 (39.53%) SOA
4 12 (27.91%) Data Modelling
5 10 (23.26%) B2B
5 10 (23.26%) Capacity Planning
5 10 (23.26%) OOA/OOD
5 10 (23.26%) Performance Tuning
5 10 (23.26%) Release Management
5 10 (23.26%) UML
6 7 (16.28%) Risk Management
7 2 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.65%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) COBOL
2 24 (55.81%) JCL
3 17 (39.53%) Java
4 2 (4.65%) Assembly Language
4 2 (4.65%) CLIST
4 2 (4.65%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (2.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SEPA
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 22 (51.16%) IBM
2 10 (23.26%) Pega
3 8 (18.60%) TOWER Software
4 2 (4.65%) Cognizant
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago