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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
North West / Manchester
Rank 205 162 181
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +19
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.026% 0.43% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.061% 1.12% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% -34.61%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.63% -12.00%

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
1649 1250 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.12% 38.38% 34.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1361 1003 1147
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £65,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
2 6 (66.67%) VSAM
2 6 (66.67%) COBOL
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 6 (66.67%) CICS
2 6 (66.67%) Cognizant
2 6 (66.67%) JCL
2 6 (66.67%) Service Management
3 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 4 (44.44%) Data Management
3 4 (44.44%) IBM
3 4 (44.44%) DataStage
3 4 (44.44%) Informatica
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Unix
3 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
3 4 (44.44%) ETL
4 2 (22.22%) FTP
4 2 (22.22%) HTTP
4 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Toad
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) AIX
4 2 (22.22%) MS Access
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) MS Office
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP

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 6 (66.67%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) Firewall
1 2 (22.22%) FTP
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
1 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) Data Mining
2 4 (44.44%) DataStage
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 2 (22.22%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Fiddler
1 2 (22.22%) Firebug
1 2 (22.22%) Jenkins
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
1 2 (22.22%) JMeter
1 2 (22.22%) LoadRunner
1 2 (22.22%) The Grinder
1 2 (22.22%) Toad
General
1 7 (77.78%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Test Manager
2 4 (44.44%) Data Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Test Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Test Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Environment Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) VSAM
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Programme Management
1 6 (66.67%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Data Management
2 4 (44.44%) ETL
2 4 (44.44%) Workflow
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Demand Forecasting
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Stress Testing
3 2 (22.22%) Test Scripting
3 2 (22.22%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (11.11%) Escalation Management
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) COBOL
1 6 (66.67%) JCL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Cognizant
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) Informatica
3 2 (22.22%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Snow