The first 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 153 124 129
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 34 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.85% 1.24% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.29% 4.62% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 29 44 21
Average salary £52,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,600 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,100 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
Miscellaneous Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1035 1104 1067
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 25.78% 26.77% 28.03%
Number of salaries quoted 791 923 881
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
North West

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 28 July 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 26 (50.00%) Banking
3 23 (44.23%) Java
4 20 (38.46%) IBM
5 19 (36.54%) IBM Mainframe
6 17 (32.69%) COBOL
7 16 (30.77%) UNIX
8 15 (28.85%) Linux
9 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
10 13 (25.00%) J2EE
11 12 (23.08%) CICS
12 11 (21.15%) Windows
12 11 (21.15%) Teradata
13 10 (19.23%) Risk Analysis
13 10 (19.23%) DB2
14 9 (17.31%) UML
14 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
14 9 (17.31%) Tandem
15 8 (15.38%) Retail
15 8 (15.38%) JCL
15 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
15 8 (15.38%) ETL
15 8 (15.38%) Perl
16 5 (9.62%) Sophos
16 5 (9.62%) DataStage
16 5 (9.62%) ITIL
16 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
16 5 (9.62%) FTP
16 5 (9.62%) AIX
16 5 (9.62%) HPUX

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 12 (23.08%) CICS
2 4 (7.69%) Apache Solr
2 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.62%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) DB2
2 8 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (9.62%) DataStage
4 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
General
1 28 (53.85%) Finance
2 26 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (15.38%) Retail
4 3 (5.77%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.92%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (25.00%) Architect
2 12 (23.08%) Analyst
3 9 (17.31%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (15.38%) Designer
5 7 (13.46%) Applications Architect
6 6 (11.54%) DBA
6 6 (11.54%) Teradata DBA
6 6 (11.54%) Test Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) Developer
7 5 (9.62%) Support Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) UNIX Support Analyst
7 5 (9.62%) UNIX Support
8 4 (7.69%) Java Developer
8 4 (7.69%) Integration Architect
8 4 (7.69%) Principle Engineer
8 4 (7.69%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (7.69%) Administrator
9 3 (5.77%) Consultant
9 3 (5.77%) Integration Engineer
10 2 (3.85%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) J2EE
2 4 (7.69%) Spring
2 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 4 (7.69%) HTML
2 4 (7.69%) CSS
2 4 (7.69%) JSP
2 4 (7.69%) Struts
3 3 (5.77%) .NET
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (3.85%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) ATL
4 2 (3.85%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (36.54%) IBM Mainframe
2 9 (17.31%) Tandem
3 4 (7.69%) Cryptography
3 4 (7.69%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.92%) PMI
4 1 (1.92%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.77%) UNIX
2 15 (28.85%) Linux
3 11 (21.15%) Windows
4 5 (9.62%) AIX
4 5 (9.62%) HPUX
4 5 (9.62%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (19.23%) Risk Analysis
3 9 (17.31%) UML
3 9 (17.31%) Waterfall
4 8 (15.38%) ETL
5 5 (9.62%) ITIL
5 5 (9.62%) Change Management
6 4 (7.69%) Web Application Development
6 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (7.69%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.77%) Test Scripting
8 2 (3.85%) Data Management
8 2 (3.85%) Workflow
9 1 (1.92%) Quality Management
9 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.92%) ERP
9 1 (1.92%) CRM
9 1 (1.92%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.92%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 23 (44.23%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) COBOL
3 8 (15.38%) JCL
3 8 (15.38%) Perl
4 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.69%) C
5 2 (3.85%) C#
6 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (3.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.92%) CSQA
3 1 (1.92%) MBA
3 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Systems Management
1 4 (7.69%) NetBackup
2 2 (3.85%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (3.85%) CA Wily
2 2 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.92%) Control-M
3 1 (1.92%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 20 (38.46%) IBM
2 11 (21.15%) Teradata
3 5 (9.62%) Sophos
3 5 (9.62%) Axway
4 4 (7.69%) JBoss
4 4 (7.69%) Unisys
4 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 4 (7.69%) Veritas
5 2 (3.85%) CA
5 2 (3.85%) HP
6 1 (1.92%) Ab Initio
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Extensive Spec Detailed
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Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Neg. + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
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