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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / North West
Rank 240 233 224
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 6 4 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.10% 0.074% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.20% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 26
Median salary £37,500 £36,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% -26.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,107 £27,412 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £38,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%

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
2484 2032 2452
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.07% 37.35% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2035 1612 2107
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 16 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the North West region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +19 6 £37,500 +55.21%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing IBM 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 5 (71.43%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (71.43%) JCL
3 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
3 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
3 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
3 4 (57.14%) Tivoli
3 4 (57.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (57.14%) RACF
3 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
3 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
3 4 (57.14%) ISPF
4 3 (42.86%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) CICS
5 2 (28.57%) COBOL
5 2 (28.57%) DB2
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 1 (14.29%) ITIL
6 1 (14.29%) Unix
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) Sun
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Intel
6 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (28.57%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Easytrieve
2 1 (14.29%) IMS/DB
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Corporate Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Test Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Operator
2 1 (14.29%) Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Designer
2 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (14.29%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 4 (57.14%) Defect Management
2 4 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Software Testing
2 4 (57.14%) System Integration Testing
2 4 (57.14%) Test Scripting
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Creative Problem-Solving
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
3 1 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) ISTQB
2 1 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (57.14%) RACF
2 4 (57.14%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) CA
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Intel
2 1 (14.29%) Sun