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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 155 145 149
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 41 39 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.99% 1.02% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.18% 3.07% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 37
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £22,500 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £72,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +11.76%
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
1291 1270 1300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.07% 33.28% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1094 1061 1154
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,175
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 26 November 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 66 (82.50%) Finance
2 47 (58.75%) Banking
3 39 (48.75%) Risk Analysis
4 37 (46.25%) COBOL
5 36 (45.00%) DB2
5 36 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 34 (42.50%) CICS
7 30 (37.50%) IBM
8 26 (32.50%) IBM Mainframe
8 26 (32.50%) UNIX
9 25 (31.25%) Java
10 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (26.25%) Windows
11 21 (26.25%) Middleware
12 20 (25.00%) Waterfall
13 18 (22.50%) UML
13 18 (22.50%) J2EE
14 15 (18.75%) Tandem
14 15 (18.75%) Retail
15 14 (17.50%) JCL
16 12 (15.00%) Problem Management
16 12 (15.00%) Internet
17 11 (13.75%) VSAM
18 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
19 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
20 8 (10.00%) Perl
21 7 (8.75%) SQL
21 7 (8.75%) WebSphere MQ
21 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
21 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Message Broker

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 34 (42.50%) CICS
2 7 (8.75%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.25%) MS Project
1 1 (1.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.00%) Internet
2 5 (6.25%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (45.00%) DB2
2 6 (7.50%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.25%) Big Data
3 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server
4 4 (5.00%) Easytrieve
5 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.75%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.50%) DataStage
6 2 (2.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 66 (82.50%) Finance
2 47 (58.75%) Banking
3 15 (18.75%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (45.00%) Architect
2 29 (36.25%) Designer
3 15 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 14 (17.50%) Developer
5 13 (16.25%) Applications Architect
6 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 12 (15.00%) Infrastructure Designer
7 8 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.25%) Mainframe Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Applications Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (5.00%) Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Integration Architect
9 4 (5.00%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.75%) Consultant
10 3 (3.75%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.75%) WebSphere Specialist
11 2 (2.50%) COBOL Developer
11 2 (2.50%) Lead Architect
11 2 (2.50%) Teradata DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) Middleware
2 18 (22.50%) J2EE
3 7 (8.75%) WebSphere MQ
3 7 (8.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (6.25%) ISPF
4 5 (6.25%) .NET
5 4 (5.00%) XML
5 4 (5.00%) SOAP
6 2 (2.50%) Web Services
6 2 (2.50%) HTML
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.50%) CSS
6 2 (2.50%) Ajax
6 2 (2.50%) jQuery
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 26 (32.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 15 (18.75%) Tandem
3 11 (13.75%) VSAM
4 4 (5.00%) Credit Risk
4 4 (5.00%) Data Integration
5 3 (3.75%) Cryptography
6 2 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (2.50%) Data Extraction
6 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.25%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 26 (32.50%) UNIX
2 21 (26.25%) Windows
3 5 (6.25%) AIX
4 4 (5.00%) Linux
4 4 (5.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (48.75%) Risk Analysis
2 36 (45.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 22 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (25.00%) Waterfall
5 18 (22.50%) UML
6 12 (15.00%) Problem Management
7 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
8 9 (11.25%) Service Delivery
9 6 (7.50%) ETL
10 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (3.75%) Asset Management
11 3 (3.75%) Information Security
11 3 (3.75%) Performance Testing
11 3 (3.75%) Integration Testing
11 3 (3.75%) Test Scripting
12 2 (2.50%) Time Management
12 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
12 2 (2.50%) Unit Testing
12 2 (2.50%) Agile Project Management
12 2 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.25%) COBOL
2 25 (31.25%) Java
3 14 (17.50%) JCL
4 8 (10.00%) Perl
5 7 (8.75%) SQL
6 5 (6.25%) C#
7 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.25%) VB6
8 1 (1.25%) VB
8 1 (1.25%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) CISSP
2 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.25%) MBA
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.25%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.75%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 30 (37.50%) IBM
2 6 (7.50%) Teradata
3 4 (5.00%) Veritas
4 1 (1.25%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
JD Williams Group Ltd
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago