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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 198 174 167
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -7
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 14 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.13% 0.39% 0.96%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.33% 1.06% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 35
Median salary £53,750 £46,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.84% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £32,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,750 £56,800 £66,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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
1525 1322 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.94% 36.76% 33.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1331 1048 1189
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 3 December 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 December 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) Banking
2 11 (78.57%) DB2
2 11 (78.57%) CICS
3 10 (71.43%) Cognizant
3 10 (71.43%) JCL
3 10 (71.43%) COBOL
3 10 (71.43%) Oracle
3 10 (71.43%) Programme Management
3 10 (71.43%) VSAM
4 8 (57.14%) Service Management
5 7 (50.00%) IBM
5 7 (50.00%) Unix
5 7 (50.00%) Workflow
6 6 (42.86%) Data Management
6 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
6 6 (42.86%) ETL
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 6 (42.86%) DataStage
6 6 (42.86%) Informatica
7 4 (28.57%) Validation
7 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
7 4 (28.57%) Firebug
7 4 (28.57%) Fiddler
7 4 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Stress Testing
7 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
7 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
7 4 (28.57%) MS Access

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 11 (78.57%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (28.57%) Firewall
1 4 (28.57%) FTP
1 4 (28.57%) HTTP
1 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) DB2
2 6 (42.86%) Data Mining
2 6 (42.86%) DataStage
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 4 (28.57%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Fiddler
1 4 (28.57%) Firebug
1 4 (28.57%) JMeter
1 4 (28.57%) LoadRunner
1 4 (28.57%) The Grinder
1 4 (28.57%) Toad
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 12 (85.71%) Finance
2 11 (78.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Test Manager
2 6 (42.86%) Data Manager
3 5 (35.71%) Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Performance Test Analyst
4 4 (28.57%) Test Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Banking Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Business IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Environment Manager
5 1 (7.14%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) IT Business Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) VSAM
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Programme Management
2 8 (57.14%) Service Management
3 7 (50.00%) Workflow
4 6 (42.86%) Data Management
4 6 (42.86%) ETL
5 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 4 (28.57%) Change Management
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (28.57%) Performance Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Stress Testing
5 4 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 4 (28.57%) Validation
6 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
6 2 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
7 1 (7.14%) Project Management
7 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) COBOL
1 10 (71.43%) JCL
2 4 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cognizant
1 10 (71.43%) Oracle
2 7 (50.00%) IBM
3 6 (42.86%) Informatica
4 4 (28.57%) HP