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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 244 225 231
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +6
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 17 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.23% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.88% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 18 21
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% -16.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,800 £32,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £56,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
2411 2161 2311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.54% 31.52% 31.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1884 1787 1957
Average salary £39,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,700 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -9 11 £44,000 -9.74%
Manchester 0 5 £42,500 +10.38% 1
Merseyside +4 1 £35,000 +9.37%
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 36 (100.00%) IBM
1 36 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 17 (47.22%) Finance
3 13 (36.11%) Java
4 11 (30.56%) CICS
5 10 (27.78%) Retail
6 9 (25.00%) UNIX
7 8 (22.22%) Windows
7 8 (22.22%) DB2
7 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
8 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
9 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (16.67%) Tandem
9 6 (16.67%) Cryptography
9 6 (16.67%) Banking
9 6 (16.67%) ITIL
9 6 (16.67%) J2EE
9 6 (16.67%) JSP
9 6 (16.67%) COBOL
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
10 5 (13.89%) PMI
10 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
10 5 (13.89%) zOS
10 5 (13.89%) Service Management
10 5 (13.89%) MBA
10 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
10 5 (13.89%) CSQA
10 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
11 4 (11.11%) Apache Solr

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (30.56%) CICS
2 4 (11.11%) Apache Solr
2 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.56%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) DB2
2 2 (5.56%) IMS/DB
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.78%) Big Data
3 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.78%) DataStage
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 10 (27.78%) Retail
3 6 (16.67%) Banking
4 3 (8.33%) Advertising
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
6 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Developer
1 7 (19.44%) Analyst
1 7 (19.44%) Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Principle Engineer
2 4 (11.11%) Java Developer
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Test Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 4 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 3 (8.33%) Test Architect
4 2 (5.56%) IT Support
4 2 (5.56%) Designer
4 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Security Analyst
4 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Services Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Leader
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (16.67%) J2EE
1 6 (16.67%) JSP
2 4 (11.11%) Struts
2 4 (11.11%) CSS
2 4 (11.11%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) .NET
2 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.11%) Spring
3 2 (5.56%) JNDI
3 2 (5.56%) ATL
3 2 (5.56%) JDBC
3 2 (5.56%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (16.67%) Tandem
2 6 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 5 (13.89%) PMI
4 2 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.00%) UNIX
2 8 (22.22%) Windows
3 6 (16.67%) Linux
4 5 (13.89%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (19.44%) Test Strategy
3 6 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 6 (16.67%) ITIL
4 5 (13.89%) Service Management
4 5 (13.89%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.89%) Performance Testing
5 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.33%) ITSM
7 2 (5.56%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.56%) Release Management
8 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.78%) Portfolio Management
8 1 (2.78%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) Java
2 6 (16.67%) COBOL
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) JCL
5 2 (5.56%) PL/1
6 1 (2.78%) VB6
6 1 (2.78%) C#
6 1 (2.78%) SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) ISTQB
2 5 (13.89%) CSQA
2 5 (13.89%) PMI Certification
2 5 (13.89%) MBA
3 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (5.56%) CA Endevor
1 2 (5.56%) CA Wily
1 2 (5.56%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (11.11%) JBoss
2 4 (11.11%) CA
3 3 (8.33%) Teradata
4 2 (5.56%) Ab Initio
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.78%) Sybase
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