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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 147 143 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -5
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 48 36 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.15% 0.96% 1.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.67% 2.87% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 40 29 37
Average salary £50,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,000 £30,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £72,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.85%
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
1309 1256 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 31.44% 33.60% 32.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1045 1044 1041
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 31 October 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 60 (73.17%) Finance
2 51 (62.20%) Banking
3 42 (51.22%) COBOL
4 36 (43.90%) DB2
4 36 (43.90%) CICS
4 36 (43.90%) Risk Analysis
5 34 (41.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 32 (39.02%) IBM
7 30 (36.59%) Java
8 28 (34.15%) IBM Mainframe
9 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
10 22 (26.83%) UNIX
11 20 (24.39%) Waterfall
12 19 (23.17%) J2EE
13 18 (21.95%) UML
14 17 (20.73%) Windows
14 17 (20.73%) Retail
15 15 (18.29%) Middleware
16 13 (15.85%) JCL
16 13 (15.85%) Tandem
17 11 (13.41%) VSAM
18 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
19 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
19 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
19 9 (10.98%) Internet
20 8 (9.76%) Teradata
21 7 (8.54%) SQL
22 6 (7.32%) ETL
22 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
23 5 (6.10%) Relational Database

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 36 (43.90%) CICS
2 4 (4.88%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.44%) SAS
3 2 (2.44%) CMS
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) MS Project
1 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.98%) Internet
2 2 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (43.90%) DB2
2 6 (7.32%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.10%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.10%) Big Data
3 5 (6.10%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
4 4 (4.88%) Easytrieve
5 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Cassandra
5 3 (3.66%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.44%) DataStage
6 2 (2.44%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (2.44%) ClearCase
1 2 (2.44%) Subversion
General
1 60 (73.17%) Finance
2 51 (62.20%) Banking
3 17 (20.73%) Retail
4 3 (3.66%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.22%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 32 (39.02%) Architect
2 26 (31.71%) Designer
3 15 (18.29%) Developer
4 14 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
5 13 (15.85%) Applications Architect
6 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Architect
6 9 (10.98%) Infrastructure Designer
7 8 (9.76%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.10%) Mainframe Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (4.88%) Applications Developer
9 4 (4.88%) Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Integration Architect
9 4 (4.88%) Test Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Consultant
10 3 (3.66%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.66%) Integration Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) IT Support Engineer
11 2 (2.44%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.44%) Lead Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.17%) J2EE
2 15 (18.29%) Middleware
3 5 (6.10%) .NET
4 4 (4.88%) SOAP
4 4 (4.88%) XML
4 4 (4.88%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (4.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (3.66%) CSS
5 3 (3.66%) HTML
6 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.44%) ATL
6 2 (2.44%) jQuery
6 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (2.44%) Ajax
6 2 (2.44%) ISPF
6 2 (2.44%) Web Services
7 1 (1.22%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.22%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 28 (34.15%) IBM Mainframe
2 13 (15.85%) Tandem
3 11 (13.41%) VSAM
4 4 (4.88%) Cryptography
4 4 (4.88%) Credit Risk
4 4 (4.88%) Data Integration
5 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.44%) Data Extraction
5 2 (2.44%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.22%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 22 (26.83%) UNIX
2 17 (20.73%) Windows
3 4 (4.88%) Linux
3 4 (4.88%) zOS
4 2 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (43.90%) Risk Analysis
2 34 (41.46%) Stakeholder Management
3 23 (28.05%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (24.39%) Waterfall
5 18 (21.95%) UML
6 10 (12.20%) Mentoring
7 9 (10.98%) Service Delivery
7 9 (10.98%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.32%) ETL
9 4 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.66%) Information Security
10 3 (3.66%) Asset Management
10 3 (3.66%) Performance Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Integration Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.44%) Time Management
11 2 (2.44%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.44%) Unit Testing
11 2 (2.44%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (2.44%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (51.22%) COBOL
2 30 (36.59%) Java
3 13 (15.85%) JCL
4 7 (8.54%) SQL
5 5 (6.10%) C#
5 5 (6.10%) Perl
6 4 (4.88%) C
7 3 (3.66%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.22%) VB
9 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.22%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
1 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.22%) CISSP
2 1 (1.22%) PMI Certification
2 1 (1.22%) MBA
2 1 (1.22%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.22%) CSQA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) SLA
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.44%) CA Wily
2 2 (2.44%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 32 (39.02%) IBM
2 8 (9.76%) Teradata
3 4 (4.88%) Veritas
3 4 (4.88%) Unisys
4 2 (2.44%) CA
5 1 (1.22%) Sybase
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + strong package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car
Posted: 16 days ago