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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 140 151 148
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 40 30 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.98% 0.79% 1.03%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.15% 2.58% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 38 27 23
Average salary £52,500 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.13% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,600 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
1270 1162 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.27% 30.66% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 979 970 1073
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 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 42 (68.85%) Finance
2 38 (62.30%) Banking
3 31 (50.82%) COBOL
4 30 (49.18%) Java
5 25 (40.98%) DB2
5 25 (40.98%) CICS
6 22 (36.07%) IBM
6 22 (36.07%) Stakeholder Management
7 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (32.79%) Risk Analysis
9 19 (31.15%) J2EE
10 17 (27.87%) IBM Mainframe
10 17 (27.87%) Waterfall
11 15 (24.59%) UML
12 14 (22.95%) UNIX
13 10 (16.39%) Retail
14 9 (14.75%) JCL
14 9 (14.75%) Windows
14 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
15 8 (13.11%) Linux
16 7 (11.48%) Teradata
17 6 (9.84%) Tandem
17 6 (9.84%) Perl
18 5 (8.20%) ETL
18 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
18 5 (8.20%) VSAM
19 4 (6.56%) Spring
19 4 (6.56%) Cryptography
19 4 (6.56%) Hibernate
19 4 (6.56%) Apache Solr

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 25 (40.98%) 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
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) FTP
2 1 (1.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (40.98%) DB2
2 4 (6.56%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (6.56%) Easytrieve
3 3 (4.92%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.92%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
3 3 (4.92%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.28%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.28%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (3.28%) Big Data
5 1 (1.64%) DataStage
5 1 (1.64%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (3.28%) ClearCase
General
1 42 (68.85%) Finance
2 38 (62.30%) Banking
3 10 (16.39%) Retail
4 3 (4.92%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 20 (32.79%) Architect
2 14 (22.95%) Solutions Architect
2 14 (22.95%) Designer
3 13 (21.31%) Developer
4 10 (16.39%) Applications Architect
5 8 (13.11%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (9.84%) Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Integration Architect
7 4 (6.56%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Principle Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Java Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Mainframe Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Support Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Test Analyst
9 2 (3.28%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Consultant
9 2 (3.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) J2EE
2 4 (6.56%) HTML
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
3 3 (4.92%) .NET
4 2 (3.28%) ATL
4 2 (3.28%) Web Services
5 1 (1.64%) Middleware
5 1 (1.64%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.87%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (9.84%) Tandem
3 5 (8.20%) VSAM
4 4 (6.56%) Cryptography
4 4 (6.56%) Data Integration
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) UNIX
2 9 (14.75%) Windows
3 8 (13.11%) Linux
4 3 (4.92%) AIX
5 2 (3.28%) HPUX
5 2 (3.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (32.79%) Risk Analysis
4 17 (27.87%) Waterfall
5 15 (24.59%) UML
6 9 (14.75%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.20%) ETL
7 5 (8.20%) Service Delivery
8 4 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.56%) E-Commerce
8 4 (6.56%) Web Application Development
9 3 (4.92%) Integration Testing
9 3 (4.92%) Test Scripting
10 2 (3.28%) ITIL
10 2 (3.28%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.28%) Change Management
10 2 (3.28%) Workflow
10 2 (3.28%) Asset Management
10 2 (3.28%) Data Management
11 1 (1.64%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 31 (50.82%) COBOL
2 30 (49.18%) Java
3 9 (14.75%) JCL
4 6 (9.84%) 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%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.64%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
1 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
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
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) IBM
2 7 (11.48%) Teradata
3 4 (6.56%) Veritas
3 4 (6.56%) JBoss
3 4 (6.56%) Unisys
4 2 (3.28%) CA
4 2 (3.28%) Sophos
4 2 (3.28%) Axway
5 1 (1.64%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
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