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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 170 131 175
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +44
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 13 48 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 1.28% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 4.05% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 12
Average salary £54,000 £39,900 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.33% +2.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £22,500 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £43,450
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
1268 1185 1362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 32.40% 31.57% 31.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1103 952 1174
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +10.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
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 29 January 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 50 (83.33%) Finance
2 31 (51.67%) Banking
3 29 (48.33%) Risk Analysis
4 26 (43.33%) DB2
5 25 (41.67%) COBOL
6 24 (40.00%) IBM
6 24 (40.00%) CICS
7 23 (38.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (36.67%) Middleware
9 21 (35.00%) UNIX
10 20 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
10 20 (33.33%) Windows
11 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (21.67%) JCL
12 13 (21.67%) Java
13 12 (20.00%) Internet
13 12 (20.00%) Tandem
13 12 (20.00%) Problem Management
14 11 (18.33%) Retail
14 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
15 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
15 10 (16.67%) VSAM
16 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
16 9 (15.00%) SQL
16 9 (15.00%) J2EE
16 9 (15.00%) UML
17 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
17 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
17 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
18 5 (8.33%) Big Data

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 24 (40.00%) CICS
2 5 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 4 (6.67%) SAS
4 2 (3.33%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.67%) MS Project
1 1 (1.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (20.00%) Internet
2 5 (8.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (43.33%) DB2
2 6 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 5 (8.33%) Big Data
3 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (6.67%) Easytrieve
4 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.33%) DataStage
6 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.33%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (3.33%) ClearCase
1 2 (3.33%) Subversion
General
1 50 (83.33%) Finance
2 31 (51.67%) Banking
3 11 (18.33%) Retail
4 1 (1.67%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 24 (40.00%) Architect
2 21 (35.00%) Designer
3 16 (26.67%) Developer
4 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 12 (20.00%) Infrastructure Designer
5 7 (11.67%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (10.00%) Applications Architect
7 5 (8.33%) Mainframe Developer
7 5 (8.33%) SQL Developer
7 5 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
8 4 (6.67%) Solutions Designer
8 4 (6.67%) .NET Developer
9 3 (5.00%) WebSphere Specialist
10 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Lead Designer
10 2 (3.33%) COBOL Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Teradata Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Lead Architect
11 1 (1.67%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (36.67%) Middleware
2 9 (15.00%) J2EE
3 5 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 5 (8.33%) ISPF
3 5 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
3 5 (8.33%) .NET
4 4 (6.67%) HTML
4 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.67%) CSS
4 4 (6.67%) SOAP
4 4 (6.67%) XML
4 4 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) Ajax
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 12 (20.00%) Tandem
3 10 (16.67%) VSAM
4 4 (6.67%) Credit Risk
4 4 (6.67%) Data Extraction
5 2 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (35.00%) UNIX
2 20 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (8.33%) AIX
4 4 (6.67%) Linux
4 4 (6.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (48.33%) Risk Analysis
2 23 (38.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 11 (18.33%) Waterfall
6 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
7 9 (15.00%) UML
8 4 (6.67%) Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Performance Testing
8 4 (6.67%) Time Management
8 4 (6.67%) Agile Project Management
8 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (5.00%) Asset Management
9 3 (5.00%) Information Security
10 2 (3.33%) GAP Analysis
10 2 (3.33%) Web Design
10 2 (3.33%) EAI
10 2 (3.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 25 (41.67%) COBOL
2 13 (21.67%) JCL
2 13 (21.67%) Java
3 9 (15.00%) SQL
4 5 (8.33%) C#
4 5 (8.33%) Perl
5 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) VB6
6 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 24 (40.00%) IBM
2 2 (3.33%) Teradata
3 1 (1.67%) Sybase
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