The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 32 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CICS 1 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.52% - 1.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.26% - 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 5
Average salary £32,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
CICS
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 9.90% 15.94% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 27
Average salary £60,000 £21,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+179.06% -38.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £56,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

CICS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Midlands region.

CICS Salary Trend in the Midlands

CICS
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing CICS 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 CICS.

1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Fortran
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) jBASE
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) mvBase
1 1 (100.00%) OpenQM
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands region citing CICS 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 CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) mvBase
1 1 (100.00%) OpenQM
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Tester
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) CRM
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Testing
1 1 (100.00%) System Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Fortran
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) jBASE