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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 236 207 187
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -20
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 22 37 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.60% 1.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.85% 1.68% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 74
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.76%
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
2594 2200 2578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.26% 35.85% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2139 1737 2186
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +19 11 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Lancashire -13 7 £37,500 -11.76%
Manchester -16 4 £53,750 +16.84%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 20 (44.44%) JCL
3 19 (42.22%) Unix
3 19 (42.22%) Windows
4 16 (35.56%) COBOL
4 16 (35.56%) IBM
5 15 (33.33%) Service Management
5 15 (33.33%) Banking
6 14 (31.11%) CICS
6 14 (31.11%) DB2
6 14 (31.11%) SDLC
7 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
7 13 (28.89%) SQL
8 12 (26.67%) Oracle
8 12 (26.67%) Cognizant
9 11 (24.44%) VSAM
9 11 (24.44%) SOAP
10 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
10 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
11 9 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
11 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
11 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
12 8 (17.78%) Web Services
12 8 (17.78%) Workflow
12 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
12 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
13 7 (15.56%) QA
13 7 (15.56%) WCF

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 14 (31.11%) CICS
2 3 (6.67%) StreamWeaver
3 1 (2.22%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (2.22%) JBoss
3 1 (2.22%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) MS Office
2 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) TCP/IP
2 6 (13.33%) FTP
2 6 (13.33%) HTTP
3 4 (8.89%) Firewall
4 2 (4.44%) DNS
4 2 (4.44%) HTTPS
4 2 (4.44%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) DB2
2 13 (28.89%) SQL Server
3 8 (17.78%) Relational Database
4 7 (15.56%) RDBMS
4 7 (15.56%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (13.33%) Data Mining
5 6 (13.33%) DataStage
6 4 (8.89%) MS Access
7 1 (2.22%) Easytrieve
7 1 (2.22%) IMS/DB
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Jenkins
1 6 (13.33%) JIRA
2 4 (8.89%) Fiddler
2 4 (8.89%) Firebug
2 4 (8.89%) JMeter
2 4 (8.89%) LoadRunner
2 4 (8.89%) The Grinder
2 4 (8.89%) Toad
3 1 (2.22%) ClearCase
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 28 (62.22%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) Banking
3 7 (15.56%) Advertising
4 5 (11.11%) Financial Institution
5 4 (8.89%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (40.00%) Analyst
2 12 (26.67%) Test Manager
3 9 (20.00%) Programmer
4 8 (17.78%) Test Analyst
5 7 (15.56%) .NET Analyst Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) .NET Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) Analyst Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) C# Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) VB Analyst Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) VB Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) VB6 Analyst Programmer
5 7 (15.56%) VB6 Programmer
6 6 (13.33%) Data Manager
6 6 (13.33%) Environment Manager
7 5 (11.11%) Test Environment Manager
8 4 (8.89%) Developer
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Analyst
8 4 (8.89%) Performance Test Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Senior Programmer
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (24.44%) SOAP
2 8 (17.78%) Web Services
3 7 (15.56%) .NET
3 7 (15.56%) Ajax
3 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET
3 7 (15.56%) CSS
3 7 (15.56%) HTML
3 7 (15.56%) RESTful
3 7 (15.56%) WCF
4 6 (13.33%) ISPF
5 1 (2.22%) EJB
5 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.22%) J2EE
5 1 (2.22%) JMS
5 1 (2.22%) JSP
5 1 (2.22%) Servlets
5 1 (2.22%) Struts
5 1 (2.22%) WSDL
5 1 (2.22%) XML
5 1 (2.22%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) VSAM
2 7 (15.56%) AS400
2 7 (15.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (15.56%) iSeries
3 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.22%) IVR
5 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.22%) PMI
5 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Unix
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) AIX
3 5 (11.11%) Linux
4 2 (4.44%) MVS
4 2 (4.44%) zOS
5 1 (2.22%) Android
5 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.22%) Solaris
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Service Management
2 14 (31.11%) SDLC
3 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 10 (22.22%) Programme Management
4 9 (20.00%) Demand Forecasting
5 8 (17.78%) Test Scripting
5 8 (17.78%) Workflow
6 7 (15.56%) ITIL
7 6 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
7 6 (13.33%) Configuration Management
7 6 (13.33%) Data Management
7 6 (13.33%) ETL
8 5 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Defect Management
9 4 (8.89%) Integration Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Analysis
9 4 (8.89%) Performance Testing
9 4 (8.89%) Stress Testing
9 4 (8.89%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (44.44%) JCL
2 16 (35.56%) COBOL
3 13 (28.89%) SQL
4 9 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.56%) C#
5 7 (15.56%) VB
5 7 (15.56%) VB6
6 3 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 3 (6.67%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.33%) Degree
3 4 (8.89%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.22%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.22%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Time Sharing Option
2 6 (13.33%) RACF
3 4 (8.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 2 (4.44%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) ServiceCenter
1 4 (8.89%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (35.56%) IBM
2 12 (26.67%) Cognizant
2 12 (26.67%) Oracle
3 9 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (13.33%) Informatica
5 5 (11.11%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (2.22%) CA
6 1 (2.22%) Chordiant
6 1 (2.22%) Intel
6 1 (2.22%) Sun
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