The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 179 176 181
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 5 9 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.22% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.66% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 5
Average salary - £36,200 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.17%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,900 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.01%
IBM Mainframe
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1334 1357 1390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 34.54% 33.30% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1093 1076 1196
Average salary £38,500 £36,000 £34,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% +3.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in Manchester

IBM Mainframe
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 22 (100.00%) IBM
1 22 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (72.73%) Middleware
3 12 (54.55%) UNIX
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) Internet
3 12 (54.55%) Finance
3 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (54.55%) Tandem
3 12 (54.55%) Problem Management
3 12 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
4 10 (45.45%) Banking
4 10 (45.45%) Retail
5 9 (40.91%) DB2
5 9 (40.91%) CICS
5 9 (40.91%) zOS
6 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
6 5 (22.73%) RACF
6 5 (22.73%) ACF2
7 4 (18.18%) COBOL
7 4 (18.18%) SOAP
7 4 (18.18%) XML
7 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk
8 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (4.55%) DataStage
8 1 (4.55%) Teradata
8 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
8 1 (4.55%) Big Data

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (40.91%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) Internet
2 5 (22.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (40.91%) DB2
2 1 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.55%) DataStage
2 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.55%) Big Data
General
1 12 (54.55%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Banking
2 10 (45.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Architect
1 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Architect
1 12 (54.55%) Infrastructure Designer
1 12 (54.55%) Designer
2 5 (22.73%) Technical Leader
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Designer
4 2 (9.09%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Teradata Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) Middleware
2 4 (18.18%) SOAP
2 4 (18.18%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (54.55%) Tandem
3 4 (18.18%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) UNIX
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 9 (40.91%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Stakeholder Management
1 12 (54.55%) Problem Management
1 12 (54.55%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) COBOL
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) RACF
1 5 (22.73%) ACF2
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (4.55%) Teradata