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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 151 163 125
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -38
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 22 20 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.51% 1.62%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.76% 1.48% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 61
Average salary £60,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -
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
1253 1351 1474
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 37.14% 34.30% 34.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1023 1026 1238
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 7 July 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 20 (50.00%) Banking
3 16 (40.00%) IBM
4 13 (32.50%) CICS
4 13 (32.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 12 (30.00%) UNIX
6 11 (27.50%) Windows
6 11 (27.50%) Java
6 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
7 10 (25.00%) Retail
7 10 (25.00%) COBOL
8 8 (20.00%) SQL
8 8 (20.00%) JCL
8 8 (20.00%) Unisys
8 8 (20.00%) VSAM
9 7 (17.50%) Easytrieve
9 7 (17.50%) Change Management
9 7 (17.50%) LINC
9 7 (17.50%) Assembly Language
9 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
9 7 (17.50%) REXX
9 7 (17.50%) MS Office
10 6 (15.00%) DB2
10 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
11 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
11 5 (12.50%) zOS
11 5 (12.50%) PRINCE
11 5 (12.50%) Middleware
11 5 (12.50%) RACF

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 13 (32.50%) CICS
2 2 (5.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (5.00%) SAS
3 1 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (2.50%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (7.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.50%) Easytrieve
2 6 (15.00%) DB2
3 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.50%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.50%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.50%) Subversion
2 1 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.50%) ClearCase
General
1 26 (65.00%) Finance
2 20 (50.00%) Banking
3 10 (25.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Architect
2 8 (20.00%) Developer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
2 8 (20.00%) Technical Architect
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst Programmer
3 7 (17.50%) Programmer
3 7 (17.50%) Analyst Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Developer Analyst
3 7 (17.50%) Mainframe Architect
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Leader
5 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Test Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Performance Test Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) .NET
1 5 (12.50%) Middleware
2 4 (10.00%) J2EE
2 4 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (7.50%) ODBC
4 2 (5.00%) JMS
4 2 (5.00%) jQuery
4 2 (5.00%) Web Services
5 1 (2.50%) XML
5 1 (2.50%) Java EE 5
5 1 (2.50%) REST
5 1 (2.50%) Spring Integration
5 1 (2.50%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (2.50%) Apache Camel
5 1 (2.50%) WSDL
5 1 (2.50%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.50%) EJB
5 1 (2.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (20.00%) VSAM
3 1 (2.50%) IVR
3 1 (2.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.50%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.00%) UNIX
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 5 (12.50%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (27.50%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.50%) Change Management
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 5 (12.50%) PRINCE
3 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) EAI
4 4 (10.00%) Performance Testing
5 3 (7.50%) SDLC
5 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
5 3 (7.50%) GAP Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITIL
6 2 (5.00%) Project Management
7 1 (2.50%) OOD
7 1 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.50%) OO
7 1 (2.50%) Scrum
7 1 (2.50%) Regression Testing
7 1 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 10 (25.00%) COBOL
3 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 8 (20.00%) JCL
4 7 (17.50%) LINC
4 7 (17.50%) Assembly Language
4 7 (17.50%) REXX
5 3 (7.50%) VB
5 3 (7.50%) C++
5 3 (7.50%) C
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) Degree
2 3 (7.50%) ISEB
3 1 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) RACF
1 5 (12.50%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) IBM
2 8 (20.00%) Unisys
3 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) HP
4 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 1 (2.50%) Chordiant
5 1 (2.50%) CA
Manchester
Net Talent
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago