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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 239 216 170
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -46
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 21 39 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.58% 1.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 1.60% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 85
Median salary £49,750 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.73% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £63,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
2540 2441 2524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.94% 36.23% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2112 1960 1987
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,837 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +4.59%

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 September 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 September 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 -4 14 £49,500 -17.50%
Cheshire +20 5 £45,000 -5.26%
Lancashire +3 2 £56,250 +32.35%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 (52.78%) Unix
2 17 (47.22%) Finance
3 16 (44.44%) JCL
4 14 (38.89%) Service Management
4 14 (38.89%) COBOL
5 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 13 (36.11%) Cognizant
6 12 (33.33%) Banking
7 11 (30.56%) CICS
7 11 (30.56%) Oracle
7 11 (30.56%) DB2
8 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
8 10 (27.78%) VSAM
8 10 (27.78%) Demand Forecasting
9 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 9 (25.00%) IBM
10 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 8 (22.22%) ITIL
10 8 (22.22%) QA
11 7 (19.44%) Degree
11 7 (19.44%) JIRA
11 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
11 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (19.44%) Workflow
11 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
11 7 (19.44%) AIX
11 7 (19.44%) Linux
11 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
12 6 (16.67%) DataStage
12 6 (16.67%) Informatica

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 11 (30.56%) CICS
2 4 (11.11%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) MS Office
2 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) TCP/IP
2 6 (16.67%) FTP
2 6 (16.67%) HTTP
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
4 2 (5.56%) DNS
4 2 (5.56%) HTTPS
4 2 (5.56%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) DB2
2 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
3 6 (16.67%) Data Mining
3 6 (16.67%) DataStage
4 4 (11.11%) MS Access
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Jenkins
1 7 (19.44%) JIRA
2 4 (11.11%) Fiddler
2 4 (11.11%) Firebug
2 4 (11.11%) JMeter
2 4 (11.11%) LoadRunner
2 4 (11.11%) The Grinder
2 4 (11.11%) Toad
General
1 17 (47.22%) Finance
2 12 (33.33%) Banking
3 2 (5.56%) Retail
4 1 (2.78%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Test Manager
2 8 (22.22%) Analyst
3 6 (16.67%) Data Manager
3 6 (16.67%) Environment Manager
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Test Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Test Environment Manager
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Performance Test Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Malware Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Programmer
6 2 (5.56%) Supply Chain Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.78%) Service Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) SOAP
2 2 (5.56%) ISPF
3 1 (2.78%) Django
3 1 (2.78%) jQuery
3 1 (2.78%) REST
3 1 (2.78%) Web Services
3 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) VSAM
2 2 (5.56%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.78%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.78%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Unix
2 13 (36.11%) Windows
3 7 (19.44%) AIX
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 2 (5.56%) MVS
4 2 (5.56%) zOS
5 1 (2.78%) Solaris
5 1 (2.78%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Service Management
2 10 (27.78%) Demand Forecasting
2 10 (27.78%) Programme Management
3 9 (25.00%) Incident Management
4 8 (22.22%) ITIL
5 7 (19.44%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (19.44%) Configuration Management
5 7 (19.44%) Workflow
6 6 (16.67%) Data Management
6 6 (16.67%) ETL
7 4 (11.11%) Asset Management
7 4 (11.11%) Change Management
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
7 4 (11.11%) Performance Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Stress Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) Time Management
7 4 (11.11%) Validation
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (44.44%) JCL
2 14 (38.89%) COBOL
3 5 (13.89%) SQL
4 4 (11.11%) REXX
5 2 (5.56%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.78%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.78%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (19.44%) Degree
2 2 (5.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.56%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (5.56%) RACF
1 2 (5.56%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Cognizant
2 11 (30.56%) Oracle
3 9 (25.00%) IBM
4 6 (16.67%) Informatica
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.78%) Ab Initio
7 1 (2.78%) ATG
7 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (2.78%) VMware
7 1 (2.78%) Yahoo!
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