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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / North West
Rank 226 204 200
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 22 35 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.37% 0.63% 0.83%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 1.67% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 26 53
Median salary £37,500 £46,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.47% -14.81%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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
2468 2091 2472
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 42.06% 37.52% 36.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2031 1660 2126
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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%

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 21 January 2017.

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 21 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 +20 16 £42,750 -14.50% 1
Lancashire -15 5 £37,500 -18.91%
Manchester -25 1 £60,000 +30.43% 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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 32 (78.05%) Finance
2 21 (51.22%) SQL
3 18 (43.90%) Oracle
3 18 (43.90%) Banking
4 17 (41.46%) Unix
4 17 (41.46%) SDLC
5 16 (39.02%) Service Management
6 15 (36.59%) Relational Database
7 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
7 14 (34.15%) DB2
8 13 (31.71%) Windows
8 13 (31.71%) IBM
8 13 (31.71%) JCL
8 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
9 12 (29.27%) CICS
9 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
10 11 (26.83%) COBOL
10 11 (26.83%) SOAP
10 11 (26.83%) Web Services
11 9 (21.95%) Cognizant
11 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
11 9 (21.95%) VSAM
11 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
12 8 (19.51%) Ajax
12 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (19.51%) WCF
12 8 (19.51%) iSeries
12 8 (19.51%) RESTful
12 8 (19.51%) VB6
12 8 (19.51%) AS400

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 12 (29.27%) CICS
2 3 (7.32%) JBoss
2 3 (7.32%) WebLogic
2 3 (7.32%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) FTP
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
1 4 (9.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.32%) Firewall
3 1 (2.44%) DNS
3 1 (2.44%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (36.59%) Relational Database
2 14 (34.15%) DB2
2 14 (34.15%) SQL Server
3 8 (19.51%) RDBMS
3 8 (19.51%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (17.07%) Oracle Database
5 6 (14.63%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (12.20%) Data Mining
6 5 (12.20%) DataStage
7 3 (7.32%) MS Access
8 1 (2.44%) Easytrieve
8 1 (2.44%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) ClearCase
1 3 (7.32%) Fiddler
1 3 (7.32%) Firebug
1 3 (7.32%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.32%) JIRA
1 3 (7.32%) JMeter
1 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
1 3 (7.32%) Subversion
1 3 (7.32%) The Grinder
1 3 (7.32%) Toad
2 1 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (78.05%) Finance
2 18 (43.90%) Banking
3 8 (19.51%) Advertising
4 7 (17.07%) Financial Institution
5 6 (14.63%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
2 8 (19.51%) .NET Analyst Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) .NET Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) C# Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) VB Analyst Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) VB Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
2 8 (19.51%) VB6 Programmer
3 7 (17.07%) Support Specialist
3 7 (17.07%) Test Analyst
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Specialist
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Support
4 6 (14.63%) Applications Support Specialist
4 6 (14.63%) Test Manager
5 5 (12.20%) Data Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Performance Test Analyst
6 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) SOAP
1 11 (26.83%) Web Services
2 8 (19.51%) .NET
2 8 (19.51%) Ajax
2 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
2 8 (19.51%) CSS
2 8 (19.51%) HTML
2 8 (19.51%) RESTful
2 8 (19.51%) WCF
3 4 (9.76%) ISPF
4 3 (7.32%) EJB
4 3 (7.32%) Hibernate
4 3 (7.32%) J2EE
4 3 (7.32%) JMS
4 3 (7.32%) JSP
4 3 (7.32%) Servlets
4 3 (7.32%) Struts
4 3 (7.32%) WSDL
4 3 (7.32%) XML
4 3 (7.32%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) VSAM
2 8 (19.51%) AS400
2 8 (19.51%) iSeries
3 7 (17.07%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.44%) IVR
5 1 (2.44%) PMI
5 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 17 (41.46%) Unix
2 13 (31.71%) Windows
3 8 (19.51%) Linux
4 3 (7.32%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Android
5 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) SDLC
2 16 (39.02%) Service Management
3 13 (31.71%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (21.95%) Incident Management
5 8 (19.51%) Programme Management
6 7 (17.07%) Test Scripting
6 7 (17.07%) Workflow
7 6 (14.63%) Performance Management
7 6 (14.63%) Risk Management
8 5 (12.20%) Data Management
8 5 (12.20%) ETL
8 5 (12.20%) Software Testing
8 5 (12.20%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
9 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) ITIL
9 4 (9.76%) Project Management
9 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
9 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 4 (9.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) SQL
2 13 (31.71%) JCL
3 12 (29.27%) JavaScript
4 11 (26.83%) COBOL
5 8 (19.51%) C#
5 8 (19.51%) VB
5 8 (19.51%) VB6
6 5 (12.20%) Java
7 2 (4.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.44%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (14.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.44%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (9.76%) RACF
2 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
2 3 (7.32%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (43.90%) Oracle
2 13 (31.71%) IBM
3 9 (21.95%) Cognizant
3 9 (21.95%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) Informatica
5 4 (9.76%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Chordiant
7 2 (4.88%) Teradata
8 1 (2.44%) Adobe
8 1 (2.44%) CA
8 1 (2.44%) Intel
8 1 (2.44%) Sun
Wilmslow, Cheshire
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