The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 215 203 216
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 18 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.81% 0.55%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 2.15% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 36 13
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £38,375 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
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
2266 2423 2549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.06% 37.71% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1921 1981
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the North West region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in the North West

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the North West

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 Mainframe within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Manchester -7 12 £55,000 -4.34% 1
Cheshire +6 6 £32,500 -31.57% 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, IT jobs citing 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 Mainframe.

1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 24 (48.00%) IBM
3 19 (38.00%) JCL
4 16 (32.00%) COBOL
5 14 (28.00%) Banking
6 13 (26.00%) CICS
7 11 (22.00%) Unix
8 10 (20.00%) ITIL
8 10 (20.00%) DB2
9 9 (18.00%) QA
10 8 (16.00%) VSAM
10 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (16.00%) Project Management
10 8 (16.00%) HP
10 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
11 7 (14.00%) IBM Mainframe
11 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
11 7 (14.00%) Middleware
11 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
12 6 (12.00%) Change Management
12 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
12 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
12 6 (12.00%) Degree
12 6 (12.00%) Windows
12 6 (12.00%) Linux
12 6 (12.00%) Oracle
12 6 (12.00%) Load Testing
13 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
13 5 (10.00%) Java
13 5 (10.00%) WebSphere

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 13 (26.00%) CICS
2 5 (10.00%) WebSphere
3 3 (6.00%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) WinSCP
2 3 (6.00%) Firewall
3 2 (4.00%) DMZ
3 2 (4.00%) SSL
4 1 (2.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (2.00%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.00%) Network Security
4 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (8.00%) MS Access
3 3 (6.00%) GIS
4 1 (2.00%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.00%) Big Data
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) HP UFT
1 4 (8.00%) LoadRunner
1 4 (8.00%) Toad
2 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) JIRA
General
1 30 (60.00%) Finance
2 14 (28.00%) Banking
3 4 (8.00%) Retail
4 3 (6.00%) Investment Banking
5 2 (4.00%) Legal
6 1 (2.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Developer
2 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 8 (16.00%) Mainframe Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Senior Mainframe Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Project Manager
5 5 (10.00%) COBOL Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Data Migration Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Migration Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Data Centre Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Mainframe Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Migration Project Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Service Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (14.00%) Middleware
2 4 (8.00%) ISPF
2 4 (8.00%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (6.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) Django
4 1 (2.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.00%) J2EE
4 1 (2.00%) Java EE
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) REST
4 1 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Struts
4 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) VSAM
2 7 (14.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (10.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.00%) Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) AS400
6 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.00%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (2.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Unix
2 6 (12.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) OS/2
4 3 (6.00%) AIX
5 2 (4.00%) zOS
6 1 (2.00%) MVS
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (20.00%) ITIL
2 8 (16.00%) Mentoring
2 8 (16.00%) Project Management
2 8 (16.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.00%) Change Management
4 6 (12.00%) Load Testing
4 6 (12.00%) Risk Management
4 6 (12.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (8.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.00%) Migration
5 4 (8.00%) Operational Acceptance Testing
5 4 (8.00%) Performance Management
5 4 (8.00%) Service Management
5 4 (8.00%) Validation
6 3 (6.00%) Escalation Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.00%) JCL
2 16 (32.00%) COBOL
3 5 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (8.00%) REXX
5 3 (6.00%) SQL
6 1 (2.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Degree
2 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (6.00%) PMI Certification
3 3 (6.00%) PMP
4 2 (4.00%) CISSP
4 2 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) SLA
3 1 (2.00%) COBIT
3 1 (2.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.00%) ISO27002
3 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) DameWare
1 4 (8.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (4.00%) Xymon
Vendors
1 24 (48.00%) IBM
2 8 (16.00%) HP
3 6 (12.00%) Oracle
4 4 (8.00%) LexisNexis
5 2 (4.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.00%) VMware
6 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
6 1 (2.00%) Apple
6 1 (2.00%) ATG
6 1 (2.00%) Chordiant
6 1 (2.00%) Cisco
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix
6 1 (2.00%) Cognizant
6 1 (2.00%) GFI Software
6 1 (2.00%) Intel
6 1 (2.00%) Intel Security
6 1 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.00%) Sophos
6 1 (2.00%) Symantec
6 1 (2.00%) Yahoo!
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