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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 146 144 138
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 40 36 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.97% 0.93% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.06% 3.72% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 23
Average salary £52,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.68% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,000 £33,900
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +16.07%
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
985 969 1065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.89% 25.01% 28.35%
Number of salaries quoted 762 803 891
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £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 2 September 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (65.57%) Finance
2 34 (55.74%) Banking
3 28 (45.90%) Java
4 26 (42.62%) COBOL
5 22 (36.07%) IBM
6 20 (32.79%) CICS
6 20 (32.79%) DB2
7 19 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
8 18 (29.51%) IBM Mainframe
9 17 (27.87%) UNIX
10 16 (26.23%) J2EE
10 16 (26.23%) Risk Analysis
11 14 (22.95%) Waterfall
12 12 (19.67%) UML
13 11 (18.03%) Linux
13 11 (18.03%) Windows
14 10 (16.39%) Retail
15 9 (14.75%) JCL
16 8 (13.11%) Perl
16 8 (13.11%) Tandem
16 8 (13.11%) Teradata
16 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
17 6 (9.84%) ETL
18 5 (8.20%) AIX
18 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
19 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
19 4 (6.56%) Change Management
19 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
19 4 (6.56%) Cryptography
19 4 (6.56%) Sophos

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (32.79%) CICS
2 4 (6.56%) Tomcat
2 4 (6.56%) Apache Solr
3 3 (4.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.64%) MS Project
1 1 (1.64%) MS Office
1 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) DB2
2 5 (8.20%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.92%) Easytrieve
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.28%) Big Data
4 2 (3.28%) DataStage
5 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
General
1 40 (65.57%) Finance
2 34 (55.74%) Banking
3 10 (16.39%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (27.87%) Architect
2 12 (19.67%) Developer
3 11 (18.03%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (18.03%) Designer
4 10 (16.39%) Applications Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Solutions Designer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) UNIX Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) UNIX Support
7 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Integration Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Principle Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Support Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) DBA
8 3 (4.92%) Mainframe Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) J2EE
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
2 4 (6.56%) .NET
2 4 (6.56%) CSS
2 4 (6.56%) JSP
2 4 (6.56%) Struts
2 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
2 4 (6.56%) Spring
3 3 (4.92%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (4.92%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
4 2 (3.28%) ATL
5 1 (1.64%) Middleware
5 1 (1.64%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (13.11%) Tandem
3 4 (6.56%) Cryptography
3 4 (6.56%) VSAM
3 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.87%) UNIX
2 11 (18.03%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
3 5 (8.20%) AIX
4 4 (6.56%) HPUX
4 4 (6.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (26.23%) Risk Analysis
3 14 (22.95%) Waterfall
4 12 (19.67%) UML
5 8 (13.11%) Mentoring
6 6 (9.84%) ETL
7 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.56%) Change Management
7 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.56%) ITIL
7 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
8 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
9 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
9 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
9 2 (3.28%) Data Management
9 2 (3.28%) Workflow
10 1 (1.64%) Quality Management
10 1 (1.64%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 28 (45.90%) Java
2 26 (42.62%) COBOL
3 9 (14.75%) JCL
4 8 (13.11%) Perl
5 4 (6.56%) SQL
5 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
5 4 (6.56%) C
6 3 (4.92%) C#
7 1 (1.64%) VB
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.64%) MBA
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) CSQA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.28%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.28%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.64%) Control-M
3 1 (1.64%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) IBM
2 8 (13.11%) Teradata
3 4 (6.56%) Axway
3 4 (6.56%) Veritas
3 4 (6.56%) Sophos
3 4 (6.56%) JBoss
3 4 (6.56%) Unisys
4 2 (3.28%) CA
5 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.64%) Oracle
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys
Salary: £17500 - £19500
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