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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 161 160 141
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -19
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 17 19 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.51% 0.49% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.40% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 48
Average salary £60,000 £46,250 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.72% +17.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +5.55%
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
1273 1355 1409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 38.38% 35.06% 34.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1066 1217
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £53,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 May 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Banking
3 12 (41.38%) UNIX
3 12 (41.38%) Windows
4 11 (37.93%) Java
4 11 (37.93%) IBM
5 10 (34.48%) Retail
6 8 (27.59%) IBM Mainframe
6 8 (27.59%) CICS
6 8 (27.59%) SQL
7 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
8 6 (20.69%) .NET
8 6 (20.69%) DB2
9 5 (17.24%) COBOL
9 5 (17.24%) HTML
9 5 (17.24%) zOS
9 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
9 5 (17.24%) RACF
9 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
9 5 (17.24%) Middleware
9 5 (17.24%) ACF2
9 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (17.24%) Degree
9 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
9 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
9 5 (17.24%) Firewall
10 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
10 4 (13.79%) J2EE
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 8 (27.59%) CICS
2 2 (6.90%) SAS
3 1 (3.45%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
2 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 3 (10.34%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) DB2
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server
3 2 (6.90%) Easytrieve
3 2 (6.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.45%) Subversion
2 1 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.45%) ClearCase
General
1 19 (65.52%) Finance
2 16 (55.17%) Banking
3 10 (34.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Architect
2 5 (17.24%) Technical Leader
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Developer
3 4 (13.79%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Test Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Programmer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.90%) .NET Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Analyst Developer
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Developer
5 2 (6.90%) Developer Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Mainframe Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) Middleware
2 5 (17.24%) HTML
3 4 (13.79%) J2EE
4 3 (10.34%) ODBC
5 2 (6.90%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) jQuery
5 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.90%) CSS
6 1 (3.45%) JSP
6 1 (3.45%) Servlets
6 1 (3.45%) Struts
6 1 (3.45%) EJB
6 1 (3.45%) Hibernate
6 1 (3.45%) WCF
6 1 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) JMS
6 1 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) IBM Mainframe
2 3 (10.34%) VSAM
3 2 (6.90%) Data Extraction
4 1 (3.45%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (3.45%) VUI
4 1 (3.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) UNIX
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (24.14%) Mentoring
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE2
2 5 (17.24%) PRINCE
2 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
2 5 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Testing
3 4 (13.79%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (13.79%) EAI
4 3 (10.34%) Test Scripting
5 2 (6.90%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.90%) Time Management
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Change Management
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
5 2 (6.90%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) Java
2 8 (27.59%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) COBOL
4 3 (10.34%) C++
4 3 (10.34%) C
4 3 (10.34%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.34%) VB
4 3 (10.34%) JCL
5 2 (6.90%) LINC
5 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
5 2 (6.90%) REXX
5 2 (6.90%) T-SQL
5 2 (6.90%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (17.24%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) ISEB
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) RACF
1 5 (17.24%) ACF2
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) IBM
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) HP
3 3 (10.34%) Unisys
4 2 (6.90%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.45%) Chordiant
5 1 (3.45%) CA
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