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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 143 141 141
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 39 38 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.96% 0.97% 1.05%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.01% 3.80% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 33 24
Average salary £52,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,000 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +13.09%
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
973 1000 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 24.00% 25.49% 28.34%
Number of salaries quoted 747 821 901
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 August 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 39 (65.00%) Finance
2 33 (55.00%) Banking
3 28 (46.67%) Java
4 25 (41.67%) COBOL
5 21 (35.00%) IBM
6 19 (31.67%) CICS
6 19 (31.67%) DB2
6 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 17 (28.33%) UNIX
9 16 (26.67%) J2EE
10 15 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
11 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
12 12 (20.00%) UML
13 11 (18.33%) Linux
13 11 (18.33%) Windows
14 10 (16.67%) Retail
15 8 (13.33%) JCL
15 8 (13.33%) Perl
15 8 (13.33%) Teradata
15 8 (13.33%) Tandem
16 6 (10.00%) ETL
17 5 (8.33%) AIX
17 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
18 4 (6.67%) Sophos
18 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
18 4 (6.67%) Change Management
18 4 (6.67%) Cryptography
18 4 (6.67%) Data Integration
18 4 (6.67%) Spring

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 19 (31.67%) CICS
2 4 (6.67%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.67%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
1 1 (1.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.67%) FTP
2 1 (1.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) DB2
2 5 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.33%) Big Data
4 2 (3.33%) DataStage
4 2 (3.33%) Easytrieve
5 1 (1.67%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
General
1 39 (65.00%) Finance
2 33 (55.00%) Banking
3 10 (16.67%) Retail
4 3 (5.00%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Architect
2 12 (20.00%) Developer
3 11 (18.33%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (18.33%) Designer
4 10 (16.67%) Applications Architect
5 9 (15.00%) Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (6.67%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.67%) UNIX Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) UNIX Support
7 4 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Integration Architect
7 4 (6.67%) Principle Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.00%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) DBA
8 3 (5.00%) Mainframe Developer
8 3 (5.00%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.00%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.67%) J2EE
2 4 (6.67%) HTML
2 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) CSS
2 4 (6.67%) JSP
2 4 (6.67%) Struts
2 4 (6.67%) Hibernate
2 4 (6.67%) Spring
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (3.33%) Web Services
4 2 (3.33%) ATL
5 1 (1.67%) Middleware
5 1 (1.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (13.33%) Tandem
3 4 (6.67%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.00%) VSAM
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) UNIX
2 11 (18.33%) Windows
2 11 (18.33%) Linux
3 5 (8.33%) AIX
4 4 (6.67%) HPUX
4 4 (6.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (25.00%) Risk Analysis
3 14 (23.33%) Waterfall
4 12 (20.00%) UML
5 6 (10.00%) ETL
6 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (6.67%) ITIL
6 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.67%) Change Management
6 4 (6.67%) Web Application Development
7 3 (5.00%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.00%) Service Delivery
8 2 (3.33%) Workflow
8 2 (3.33%) Asset Management
8 2 (3.33%) Data Management
8 2 (3.33%) Unit Testing
9 1 (1.67%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.67%) Technical Analysis
9 1 (1.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 25 (41.67%) COBOL
3 8 (13.33%) JCL
3 8 (13.33%) Perl
4 4 (6.67%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.67%) C
5 3 (5.00%) C#
6 1 (1.67%) VB
6 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.33%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.67%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.67%) MBA
3 1 (1.67%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.67%) CSQA
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.33%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.33%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.67%) Control-M
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 21 (35.00%) IBM
2 8 (13.33%) Teradata
3 4 (6.67%) Axway
3 4 (6.67%) Veritas
3 4 (6.67%) Sophos
3 4 (6.67%) JBoss
3 4 (6.67%) Unisys
4 2 (3.33%) CA
5 1 (1.67%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle
5 1 (1.67%) Sybase
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,500 to £19,500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rochdale
Agilisys
Salary: £17500 - £19500
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago