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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 227 219 187
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -32
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 19 38 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.58% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.56% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 58
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,550 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,377 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -2.36%
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
2351 2442 2540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.98% 37.18% 35.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2000 1917 1958
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 28 July 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 28 July 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
Cheshire +35 8 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester -17 6 £56,250 -6.25% 1
Lancashire +22 5 £55,000 +41.02%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 19 (50.00%) Unix
2 13 (34.21%) Finance
3 12 (31.58%) JCL
4 10 (26.32%) Windows
4 10 (26.32%) COBOL
5 9 (23.68%) Linux
6 8 (21.05%) ITIL
6 8 (21.05%) Service Management
7 7 (18.42%) REXX
7 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (18.42%) Demand Forecasting
8 6 (15.79%) QA
8 6 (15.79%) Banking
8 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
8 6 (15.79%) Degree
8 6 (15.79%) IBM
9 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
9 5 (13.16%) Project Management
9 5 (13.16%) Change Management
9 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
9 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
10 4 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
10 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
10 4 (10.53%) Time Management
10 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 4 (10.53%) Migration
10 4 (10.53%) StreamWeaver
10 4 (10.53%) JIRA
10 4 (10.53%) Cognizant
10 4 (10.53%) OS/2

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 4 (10.53%) StreamWeaver
2 3 (7.89%) CICS
2 3 (7.89%) Exstream Dialogue
3 1 (2.63%) JBoss
3 1 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 2 (5.26%) FTP
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) SNA
4 1 (2.63%) DNS
4 1 (2.63%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.63%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (2.63%) Network Security
4 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) DB2
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Base SAS
3 1 (2.63%) Big Data
3 1 (2.63%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.63%) DataStage
3 1 (2.63%) GIS
3 1 (2.63%) MS Access
3 1 (2.63%) MySQL
3 1 (2.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (2.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.63%) SAS Visual Analytics
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Fiddler
2 1 (2.63%) Firebug
2 1 (2.63%) JMeter
2 1 (2.63%) LoadRunner
2 1 (2.63%) The Grinder
2 1 (2.63%) Toad
General
1 13 (34.21%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (21.05%) Analyst
1 8 (21.05%) Test Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Environment Manager
3 5 (13.16%) Test Environment Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Data Centre Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Data Migration Manager
4 4 (10.53%) Migration Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Supply Chain Manager
6 2 (5.26%) Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.26%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) SOAP
2 2 (5.26%) ISPF
2 2 (5.26%) REST
2 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) XML
3 1 (2.63%) Django
3 1 (2.63%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.63%) J2EE
3 1 (2.63%) Java EE
3 1 (2.63%) jQuery
3 1 (2.63%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.89%) VSAM
3 1 (2.63%) AS400
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.63%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 19 (50.00%) Unix
2 10 (26.32%) Windows
3 9 (23.68%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) AIX
4 4 (10.53%) OS/2
5 2 (5.26%) MVS
5 2 (5.26%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) ITIL
1 8 (21.05%) Service Management
2 7 (18.42%) Demand Forecasting
2 7 (18.42%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 5 (13.16%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (13.16%) Change Management
4 5 (13.16%) Configuration Management
4 5 (13.16%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (10.53%) Migration
5 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.53%) Time Management
6 3 (7.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.89%) Supplier Management
6 3 (7.89%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Information Security
7 2 (5.26%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Programme Management
7 2 (5.26%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (31.58%) JCL
2 10 (26.32%) COBOL
3 7 (18.42%) REXX
4 4 (10.53%) SQL
5 2 (5.26%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.63%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.26%) CISSP
3 2 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
2 2 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (2.63%) COBIT
3 1 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.63%) ISO27002
3 1 (2.63%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (5.26%) RACF
1 2 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) IBM
2 4 (10.53%) Cognizant
2 4 (10.53%) HP
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) VMware
4 1 (2.63%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.63%) ATG
4 1 (2.63%) Chordiant
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.63%) Yahoo!
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - £90,000 + Excellent Package
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