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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 215 225 237
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +12
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 38 23 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.51% 0.33% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.57% 1.02% 0.85%
Number of salaries quoted 34 18 19
Average salary £50,000 £35,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.84% -26.80%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £39,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+28.20% -19.58%
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
2417 2266 2472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 32.65% 32.94% 32.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2076 1843 2170
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 £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,000
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 27 November 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 27 November 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 +7 20 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Manchester -9 18 £50,000 +40.84% 1
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 43 (74.14%) Finance
3 38 (65.52%) UNIX
4 37 (63.79%) Windows
4 37 (63.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 37 (63.79%) Tandem
5 36 (62.07%) Middleware
6 32 (55.17%) Internet
7 30 (51.72%) Problem Management
7 30 (51.72%) Risk Analysis
8 13 (22.41%) Retail
9 10 (17.24%) Banking
9 10 (17.24%) DB2
10 9 (15.52%) COBOL
11 8 (13.79%) Java
12 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
12 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
13 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (10.34%) CICS
14 5 (8.62%) PMI
14 5 (8.62%) PMI Certification
14 5 (8.62%) CSQA
14 5 (8.62%) MBA
14 5 (8.62%) Cryptography
14 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
15 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
15 4 (6.90%) zOS
15 4 (6.90%) .NET
15 4 (6.90%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 6 (10.34%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (55.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) DB2
2 3 (5.17%) Hadoop
2 3 (5.17%) Big Data
3 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.45%) DataStage
4 1 (1.72%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
General
1 43 (74.14%) Finance
2 13 (22.41%) Retail
3 10 (17.24%) Banking
4 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 1 (1.72%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 36 (62.07%) Architect
2 34 (58.62%) Designer
3 32 (55.17%) Infrastructure Designer
4 29 (50.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 9 (15.52%) Lead Designer
6 8 (13.79%) Lead Architect
7 7 (12.07%) Analyst
8 5 (8.62%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (6.90%) Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Senior Test Analyst
9 4 (6.90%) Technical Specialist
9 4 (6.90%) Developer
10 3 (5.17%) Test Architect
10 3 (5.17%) Integration Engineer
11 2 (3.45%) Technical Solutions Architect
11 2 (3.45%) Security Analyst
11 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
11 2 (3.45%) Integration Architect
11 2 (3.45%) Teradata Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (62.07%) Middleware
2 4 (6.90%) SOAP
2 4 (6.90%) XML
2 4 (6.90%) .NET
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) JDBC
3 2 (3.45%) JSP
3 2 (3.45%) JMS
3 2 (3.45%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 58 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 37 (63.79%) Tandem
3 5 (8.62%) Cryptography
3 5 (8.62%) PMI
4 4 (6.90%) Credit Risk
5 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.45%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 38 (65.52%) UNIX
2 37 (63.79%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (63.79%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (51.72%) Problem Management
2 30 (51.72%) Risk Analysis
3 7 (12.07%) Test Strategy
4 6 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.62%) Performance Testing
6 2 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 2 (3.45%) Release Management
7 1 (1.72%) Portfolio Management
7 1 (1.72%) Load Balancing
7 1 (1.72%) ITIL
7 1 (1.72%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.52%) COBOL
2 8 (13.79%) Java
3 1 (1.72%) SQL
3 1 (1.72%) VB
3 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
3 1 (1.72%) VB6
3 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 7 (12.07%) ISTQB
2 5 (8.62%) CSQA
2 5 (8.62%) PMI Certification
2 5 (8.62%) MBA
Vendors
1 58 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.45%) Teradata
3 1 (1.72%) Sybase
3 1 (1.72%) Ab Initio
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