The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 163 133 159
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +26
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 38 45 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.89% 1.20% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.80% 3.67% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 34
Average salary £52,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.04% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.89% +7.05%
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
1357 1226 1312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.88% 32.82% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1160 1006 1161
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Manchester

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 66 (86.84%) Finance
2 45 (59.21%) Banking
3 39 (51.32%) Risk Analysis
4 37 (48.68%) COBOL
5 36 (47.37%) DB2
5 36 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (44.74%) CICS
7 27 (35.53%) IBM
8 26 (34.21%) Java
9 24 (31.58%) UNIX
10 23 (30.26%) IBM Mainframe
11 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
12 21 (27.63%) Middleware
13 20 (26.32%) Waterfall
14 19 (25.00%) Windows
15 18 (23.68%) J2EE
15 18 (23.68%) UML
16 14 (18.42%) JCL
17 12 (15.79%) Internet
17 12 (15.79%) Tandem
17 12 (15.79%) Retail
17 12 (15.79%) Problem Management
18 11 (14.47%) VSAM
18 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
19 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
20 8 (10.53%) Perl
21 7 (9.21%) SQL
21 7 (9.21%) WebSphere MQ
21 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
21 7 (9.21%) WebSphere Message Broker

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 34 (44.74%) CICS
2 7 (9.21%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.63%) CMS
3 2 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.32%) MS Project
1 1 (1.32%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.79%) Internet
2 5 (6.58%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (47.37%) DB2
2 6 (7.89%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.58%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.58%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.58%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.58%) Big Data
4 4 (5.26%) Easytrieve
5 3 (3.95%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.95%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.95%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (2.63%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.63%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Subversion
1 2 (2.63%) ClearCase
General
1 66 (86.84%) Finance
2 45 (59.21%) Banking
3 12 (15.79%) Retail
4 3 (3.95%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.32%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 37 (48.68%) Architect
2 29 (38.16%) Designer
3 16 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (18.42%) Developer
5 13 (17.11%) Applications Architect
6 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (15.79%) Infrastructure Designer
7 8 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.58%) Mainframe Developer
9 4 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (5.26%) Integration Architect
9 4 (5.26%) Applications Developer
10 3 (3.95%) Consultant
10 3 (3.95%) WebSphere Specialist
10 3 (3.95%) SQL Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Lead Architect
11 2 (2.63%) Teradata DBA
11 2 (2.63%) Teradata Developer
11 2 (2.63%) Teradata Consultant
11 2 (2.63%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.63%) Middleware
2 18 (23.68%) J2EE
3 7 (9.21%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (9.21%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (6.58%) .NET
4 5 (6.58%) ISPF
5 4 (5.26%) SOAP
5 4 (5.26%) XML
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.63%) jQuery
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.63%) Ajax
6 2 (2.63%) Web Services
6 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.63%) CSS
6 2 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (15.79%) Tandem
3 11 (14.47%) VSAM
4 4 (5.26%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.26%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.63%) Data Extraction
6 1 (1.32%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 24 (31.58%) UNIX
2 19 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (6.58%) AIX
4 4 (5.26%) Linux
4 4 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (51.32%) Risk Analysis
2 36 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (28.95%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (26.32%) Waterfall
5 18 (23.68%) UML
6 12 (15.79%) Problem Management
7 11 (14.47%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.84%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.89%) ETL
10 4 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.95%) Information Security
11 3 (3.95%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.95%) Performance Testing
12 2 (2.63%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
12 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.63%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (2.63%) Time Management
12 2 (2.63%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.63%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (48.68%) COBOL
2 26 (34.21%) Java
3 14 (18.42%) JCL
4 8 (10.53%) Perl
5 7 (9.21%) SQL
6 5 (6.58%) C#
7 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.32%) VB
8 1 (1.32%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (7.89%) SC Cleared
1 6 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.32%) CISSP
2 1 (1.32%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.32%) MBA
2 1 (1.32%) CSQA
2 1 (1.32%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 27 (35.53%) IBM
2 6 (7.89%) Teradata
3 4 (5.26%) Veritas
4 1 (1.32%) Sybase
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Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago