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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 167 152 173
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +21
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 14 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.36% 0.89% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 2.73% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 22 10
Average salary £66,250 £39,900 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.04% +2.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £43,050
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1269 1245 1309
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.76% 32.69% 32.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1068 976 1109
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £34,700
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,950 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,500 £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 4 March 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 42 (76.36%) Finance
2 31 (56.36%) Banking
3 25 (45.45%) Middleware
3 25 (45.45%) UNIX
3 25 (45.45%) Windows
4 24 (43.64%) Risk Analysis
5 23 (41.82%) IBM
6 21 (38.18%) IBM Mainframe
7 20 (36.36%) CICS
7 20 (36.36%) DB2
8 18 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (30.91%) COBOL
10 16 (29.09%) Retail
11 12 (21.82%) Tandem
11 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
11 12 (21.82%) Internet
12 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
13 10 (18.18%) JCL
13 10 (18.18%) Java
13 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
14 8 (14.55%) VSAM
15 7 (12.73%) zOS
16 6 (10.91%) UML
16 6 (10.91%) J2EE
16 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
17 5 (9.09%) Degree
17 5 (9.09%) SQL
17 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
17 5 (9.09%) PRINCE

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 20 (36.36%) CICS
2 4 (7.27%) SAS
2 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.64%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (21.82%) Internet
2 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 4 (7.27%) SSL
4 3 (5.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (36.36%) DB2
2 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.45%) Big Data
3 3 (5.45%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.64%) Easytrieve
4 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.64%) DataStage
4 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.82%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Subversion
General
1 42 (76.36%) Finance
2 31 (56.36%) Banking
3 16 (29.09%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 22 (40.00%) Architect
2 18 (32.73%) Designer
3 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Designer
3 12 (21.82%) Infrastructure Architect
4 9 (16.36%) Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Technical Specialist
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.27%) .NET Developer
8 3 (5.45%) Technical Leader
8 3 (5.45%) Solutions Designer
8 3 (5.45%) Applications Architect
9 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Designer
9 2 (3.64%) Lead Architect
9 2 (3.64%) WebSphere Specialist
9 2 (3.64%) Mainframe Developer
9 2 (3.64%) Teradata Developer
10 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (45.45%) Middleware
2 6 (10.91%) J2EE
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere MQ
3 4 (7.27%) .NET
3 4 (7.27%) HTML
3 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.27%) CSS
3 4 (7.27%) SOAP
3 4 (7.27%) XML
3 4 (7.27%) ISPF
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 4 (7.27%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) Ajax
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.18%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (21.82%) Tandem
3 8 (14.55%) VSAM
4 4 (7.27%) Credit Risk
4 4 (7.27%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (45.45%) UNIX
1 25 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (12.73%) zOS
3 4 (7.27%) AIX
3 4 (7.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Risk Analysis
2 18 (32.73%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (21.82%) Problem Management
4 11 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (18.18%) Mentoring
6 6 (10.91%) UML
6 6 (10.91%) Waterfall
7 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.09%) PRINCE
8 4 (7.27%) GAP Analysis
8 4 (7.27%) Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) EAI
8 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Testing
8 4 (7.27%) Time Management
8 4 (7.27%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (7.27%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.45%) Information Security
10 2 (3.64%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (30.91%) COBOL
2 10 (18.18%) JCL
2 10 (18.18%) Java
3 5 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (7.27%) C#
4 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.27%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) Perl
5 1 (1.82%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (7.27%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) ACF2
1 3 (5.45%) RACF
Vendors
1 23 (41.82%) IBM
2 2 (3.64%) Teradata
Wigan, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £230.62 per week
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 20 days ago