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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 228 219 231
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 37 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.30% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.54% 0.93% 0.96%
Number of salaries quoted 31 16 20
Average salary £50,000 £37,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.13% -23.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,750 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -6.59%
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
2404 2146 2298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 31.96% 32.07% 32.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1961 1753 1962
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 0 20 £52,500 +23.52%
Manchester +2 16 £50,000 +38.88% 2
Merseyside +7 1 £35,000 +9.37%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 58 (100.00%) IBM
1 58 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 36 (62.07%) Finance
3 32 (55.17%) UNIX
4 31 (53.45%) Windows
5 29 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 29 (50.00%) Tandem
6 27 (46.55%) Middleware
7 23 (39.66%) Problem Management
7 23 (39.66%) Internet
8 21 (36.21%) Risk Analysis
9 15 (25.86%) Retail
10 12 (20.69%) CICS
10 12 (20.69%) DB2
11 11 (18.97%) Banking
12 10 (17.24%) COBOL
12 10 (17.24%) Java
13 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
13 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
14 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (10.34%) Cryptography
14 6 (10.34%) zOS
15 5 (8.62%) PMI
15 5 (8.62%) PMI Certification
15 5 (8.62%) MBA
15 5 (8.62%) CSQA
15 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
16 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
16 4 (6.90%) XML
16 4 (6.90%) .NET

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 12 (20.69%) CICS
2 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
3 1 (1.72%) JBoss
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.72%) Apache Solr
Communications & Networking
1 23 (39.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) DB2
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) IMS/DB
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) DataStage
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
General
1 36 (62.07%) Finance
2 15 (25.86%) Retail
3 11 (18.97%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.72%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (46.55%) Architect
2 25 (43.10%) Designer
3 23 (39.66%) Infrastructure Designer
4 20 (34.48%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (12.07%) Analyst
5 7 (12.07%) Lead Designer
6 6 (10.34%) Lead Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
7 5 (8.62%) Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
8 4 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (5.17%) Test Architect
10 2 (3.45%) IT Support
10 2 (3.45%) Teradata Developer
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Leader
10 2 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (46.55%) Middleware
2 4 (6.90%) XML
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
2 4 (6.90%) SOAP
3 3 (5.17%) J2EE
3 3 (5.17%) JSP
4 2 (3.45%) JNDI
4 2 (3.45%) JMS
4 2 (3.45%) JDBC
4 2 (3.45%) ATL
5 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
5 1 (1.72%) HTML
5 1 (1.72%) Struts
5 1 (1.72%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 58 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 29 (50.00%) Tandem
3 6 (10.34%) Cryptography
4 5 (8.62%) PMI
5 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
6 2 (3.45%) PKI
6 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) UNIX
2 31 (53.45%) Windows
3 6 (10.34%) zOS
4 3 (5.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 23 (39.66%) Problem Management
3 21 (36.21%) Risk Analysis
4 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
5 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.17%) ITIL
8 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.45%) Release Management
8 2 (3.45%) Service Management
9 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.72%) ITSM
9 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.72%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
9 1 (1.72%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.72%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (1.72%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) COBOL
1 10 (17.24%) Java
2 2 (3.45%) PL/1
2 2 (3.45%) JCL
3 1 (1.72%) C#
3 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.72%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.62%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.62%) MBA
2 5 (8.62%) CSQA
3 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) CA Wily
1 2 (3.45%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (3.45%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (6.90%) CA
2 4 (6.90%) Teradata
3 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
4 1 (1.72%) Sybase
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