The first 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 218 207 204
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 22 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.31% 0.52% 0.64%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.15% 1.98% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 15 36 43
Average salary £44,000 £50,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £32,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £66,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
Miscellaneous Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1912 1915 2014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.72% 26.45% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1468 1589 1748
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £56,350
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
IBM Mainframe
England

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 30 July 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 30 July 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
Manchester -10 11 £47,000 +22.07%
Cheshire -14 7 £42,000 -23.63%
Lancashire - 2 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 £71,500 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 40 (100.00%) IBM
1 40 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 14 (35.00%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) CICS
4 11 (27.50%) Java
5 10 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) ITIL
6 9 (22.50%) UNIX
6 9 (22.50%) Windows
6 9 (22.50%) Service Management
6 9 (22.50%) Retail
6 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
7 8 (20.00%) zOS
8 7 (17.50%) JCL
8 7 (17.50%) Cryptography
8 7 (17.50%) Tandem
8 7 (17.50%) Teradata
8 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
8 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
9 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (12.50%) Banking
10 5 (12.50%) ITSM
10 5 (12.50%) Advertising
10 5 (12.50%) MBA
10 5 (12.50%) DataStage
10 5 (12.50%) PMI
10 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
10 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (12.50%) DB2
10 5 (12.50%) CSQA

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (30.00%) CICS
2 4 (10.00%) Apache Solr
2 4 (10.00%) Tomcat
3 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) DataStage
1 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (12.50%) DB2
2 2 (5.00%) IMS/DB
General
1 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Retail
3 5 (12.50%) Banking
3 5 (12.50%) Advertising
4 3 (7.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 6 (15.00%) Technical Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Technical Services Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Service Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (10.00%) Teradata DBA
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Principle Engineer
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) DBA
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Integration Engineer
5 3 (7.50%) Test Architect
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Spring
1 4 (10.00%) J2EE
1 4 (10.00%) HTML
1 4 (10.00%) CSS
1 4 (10.00%) JSP
1 4 (10.00%) Struts
1 4 (10.00%) Hibernate
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
3 2 (5.00%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (17.50%) Cryptography
2 7 (17.50%) Tandem
3 5 (12.50%) PMI
4 3 (7.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Linux
2 9 (22.50%) UNIX
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 8 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
1 9 (22.50%) Service Management
1 9 (22.50%) Problem Management
2 7 (17.50%) Test Strategy
3 6 (15.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (12.50%) ITSM
4 5 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 5 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.00%) Web Application Development
5 4 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.00%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.50%) Release Management
6 3 (7.50%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) Java
2 7 (17.50%) JCL
3 4 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (10.00%) COBOL
4 2 (5.00%) PL/1
5 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) ISTQB
2 5 (12.50%) MBA
2 5 (12.50%) PMI Certification
2 5 (12.50%) CSQA
3 4 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) NetBackup
2 2 (5.00%) CA Endevor
2 2 (5.00%) CA Wily
2 2 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (17.50%) Teradata
3 4 (10.00%) Oracle
3 4 (10.00%) JBoss
3 4 (10.00%) CA
4 2 (5.00%) Ab Initio
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