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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 185 182 150
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -32
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 14 12 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.37% 0.31% 0.97%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.91% 0.87% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 37
Median salary £49,500 £60,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,900 £50,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,900 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
1537 1384 1327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.50% 35.85% 33.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1325 1107 1033
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Manchester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Banking
3 11 (57.89%) DB2
3 11 (57.89%) CICS
4 10 (52.63%) Cognizant
4 10 (52.63%) JCL
4 10 (52.63%) COBOL
4 10 (52.63%) Oracle
4 10 (52.63%) Programme Management
4 10 (52.63%) VSAM
5 9 (47.37%) Service Management
6 7 (36.84%) IBM
6 7 (36.84%) Unix
6 7 (36.84%) Workflow
7 6 (31.58%) Data Management
7 6 (31.58%) Data Mining
7 6 (31.58%) ETL
7 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
7 6 (31.58%) Informatica
7 6 (31.58%) DataStage
8 5 (26.32%) SOAP
9 4 (21.05%) MS Office
9 4 (21.05%) SQL
9 4 (21.05%) FTP
9 4 (21.05%) HTTP
9 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
9 4 (21.05%) Toad
9 4 (21.05%) MS Access
9 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
9 4 (21.05%) HP

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (57.89%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) Firewall
1 4 (21.05%) FTP
1 4 (21.05%) HTTP
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) DB2
2 6 (31.58%) Data Mining
2 6 (31.58%) DataStage
2 6 (31.58%) SQL Server
3 4 (21.05%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Fiddler
1 4 (21.05%) Firebug
1 4 (21.05%) JMeter
1 4 (21.05%) LoadRunner
1 4 (21.05%) The Grinder
1 4 (21.05%) Toad
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 14 (73.68%) Finance
2 12 (63.16%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) Test Manager
2 6 (31.58%) Analyst
2 6 (31.58%) Data Manager
3 5 (26.32%) Test Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Performance Test Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Supply Chain Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Banking Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Environment Manager
6 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Test Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Senior IT Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Services Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) SOAP
2 1 (5.26%) REST
2 1 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) VSAM
2 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Unix
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) AIX
3 2 (10.53%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) Solaris
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (52.63%) Programme Management
2 9 (47.37%) Service Management
3 7 (36.84%) Workflow
4 6 (31.58%) Data Management
4 6 (31.58%) ETL
5 4 (21.05%) Asset Management
5 4 (21.05%) Change Management
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Analysis
5 4 (21.05%) Performance Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Stress Testing
5 4 (21.05%) Test Scripting
5 4 (21.05%) Validation
6 3 (15.79%) ITIL
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
7 2 (10.53%) Project Management
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (52.63%) COBOL
1 10 (52.63%) JCL
2 4 (21.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 2 (10.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) QA
2 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) Cognizant
1 10 (52.63%) Oracle
2 7 (36.84%) IBM
3 6 (31.58%) Informatica
4 4 (21.05%) HP