The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 224 235 223
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -12
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 17 19 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.26% 0.27% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.79% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 27
Average salary £48,750 £60,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +51.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,525 £44,750 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £71,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.25%
IBM Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2304 2408 2409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 35.37% 34.22% 32.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 1877 1980
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the North West region.

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +12 11 £50,000 - 2
Manchester -3 6 £45,000 -10.00%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 31 (100.00%) IBM
1 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 24 (77.42%) Finance
3 16 (51.61%) Tandem
3 16 (51.61%) UNIX
3 16 (51.61%) Windows
4 14 (45.16%) Problem Management
5 9 (29.03%) Risk Analysis
5 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (29.03%) DB2
5 9 (29.03%) Middleware
5 9 (29.03%) Internet
6 8 (25.81%) CICS
7 7 (22.58%) Cryptography
7 7 (22.58%) Banking
7 7 (22.58%) PKI
8 5 (16.13%) ACF2
8 5 (16.13%) Retail
8 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.13%) RACF
8 5 (16.13%) zOS
8 5 (16.13%) Change Management
8 5 (16.13%) Linux
9 4 (12.90%) JBoss
9 4 (12.90%) Java
9 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 4 (12.90%) SQL
9 4 (12.90%) J2EE
9 4 (12.90%) Oracle

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) CICS
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
2 4 (12.90%) WebLogic
2 4 (12.90%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) Internet
2 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) ClearCase
General
1 24 (77.42%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 5 (16.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Designer
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Designer
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
2 9 (29.03%) Infrastructure Architect
3 5 (16.13%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.68%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (9.68%) Developer
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) Hibernate
2 4 (12.90%) WSDL
2 4 (12.90%) J2EE
2 4 (12.90%) EJB
2 4 (12.90%) JSP
2 4 (12.90%) Servlets
2 4 (12.90%) Struts
2 4 (12.90%) Web Services
2 4 (12.90%) XML
3 3 (9.68%) XSD
4 1 (3.23%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (51.61%) Tandem
3 7 (22.58%) Cryptography
3 7 (22.58%) PKI
4 4 (12.90%) VUI
4 4 (12.90%) IVR
5 3 (9.68%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) UNIX
1 16 (51.61%) Windows
2 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 5 (16.13%) zOS
3 1 (3.23%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Problem Management
2 9 (29.03%) Risk Analysis
2 9 (29.03%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (16.13%) Incident Management
3 5 (16.13%) Change Management
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.90%) Java
1 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
1 4 (12.90%) SQL
1 4 (12.90%) JCL
2 3 (9.68%) COBOL
3 1 (3.23%) REXX
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) RACF
1 5 (16.13%) ACF2
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (12.90%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Chordiant
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