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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 183 177 154
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -23
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 8 18 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.47% 0.90%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 1.28% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 34
Median salary £49,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.57%
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
1476 1407 1363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.03% 36.63% 33.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1272 1133 1020
Median salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 August 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 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Unix
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) DB2
4 7 (33.33%) Oracle
4 7 (33.33%) CICS
4 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (33.33%) Change Management
5 6 (28.57%) JCL
5 6 (28.57%) Project Management
5 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 6 (28.57%) Cognizant
5 6 (28.57%) IBM
5 6 (28.57%) COBOL
5 6 (28.57%) VSAM
6 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
6 5 (23.81%) SOAP
6 5 (23.81%) Service Management
6 5 (23.81%) Firewall
7 4 (19.05%) OS/2
7 4 (19.05%) Workflow
7 4 (19.05%) Migration
7 4 (19.05%) SQL
7 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
7 4 (19.05%) Data Centre Operations
7 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (14.29%) The Grinder
8 3 (14.29%) Asset Management

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 7 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (4.76%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Firewall
2 3 (14.29%) FTP
2 3 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (4.76%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) DB2
2 3 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 3 (14.29%) DataStage
2 3 (14.29%) MS Access
2 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Fiddler
1 3 (14.29%) Firebug
1 3 (14.29%) JMeter
1 3 (14.29%) LoadRunner
1 3 (14.29%) The Grinder
1 3 (14.29%) Toad
General
1 13 (61.90%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Test Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Data Centre Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Data Migration Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Migration Manager
3 4 (19.05%) Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Data Centre Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Data Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Data Migration Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Migration Project Manager
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Supply Chain Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) SOAP
2 2 (9.52%) REST
2 2 (9.52%) Web Services
2 2 (9.52%) XML
3 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
3 1 (4.76%) J2EE
3 1 (4.76%) Java EE
3 1 (4.76%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) VSAM
2 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) AS400
3 1 (4.76%) Cryptography
3 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.76%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) OS/2
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Solaris
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Change Management
1 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (28.57%) Programme Management
2 6 (28.57%) Project Management
3 5 (23.81%) Service Management
4 4 (19.05%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2
4 4 (19.05%) Workflow
5 3 (14.29%) Asset Management
5 3 (14.29%) Data Management
5 3 (14.29%) ETL
5 3 (14.29%) ITIL
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Stress Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 3 (14.29%) TOGAF
5 3 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) COBOL
1 6 (28.57%) JCL
2 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (9.52%) CISSP
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) COBIT
1 1 (4.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.76%) ISO27002
1 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 7 (33.33%) Oracle
2 6 (28.57%) Cognizant
2 6 (28.57%) IBM
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Informatica
4 1 (4.76%) Chordiant
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) VMware
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