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

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 222 224 178
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -46
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 21 37 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.35% 0.55% 1.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 1.52% 3.45%
Number of salaries quoted 12 22 81
Median salary £47,250 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £39,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £69,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
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
2361 2436 2611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.23% 36.47% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1986 1945 1985
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 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +20 8 £35,000 -26.31% 1
Manchester +2 8 £49,500 -17.50% 5
Lancashire +8 5 £55,000 +30.95% 2
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (52.50%) Unix
2 15 (37.50%) JCL
2 15 (37.50%) Finance
3 13 (32.50%) COBOL
4 11 (27.50%) Windows
5 10 (25.00%) Linux
6 9 (22.50%) Service Management
6 9 (22.50%) Banking
7 8 (20.00%) Oracle
7 8 (20.00%) DB2
7 8 (20.00%) IBM
7 8 (20.00%) Cognizant
8 7 (17.50%) CICS
8 7 (17.50%) REXX
8 7 (17.50%) ITIL
8 7 (17.50%) Change Management
8 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.50%) Degree
8 7 (17.50%) Demand Forecasting
9 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
9 6 (15.00%) VSAM
9 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
9 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (15.00%) HP
9 6 (15.00%) Project Management
10 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
10 5 (12.50%) SQL
10 5 (12.50%) SOAP
10 5 (12.50%) Firewall
10 5 (12.50%) Data Centre

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 7 (17.50%) CICS
2 4 (10.00%) StreamWeaver
3 3 (7.50%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (2.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Office
2 1 (2.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.50%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 6 (15.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (10.00%) FTP
3 4 (10.00%) HTTP
4 2 (5.00%) SNA
5 1 (2.50%) DNS
5 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.50%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (2.50%) Network Security
5 1 (2.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) DB2
2 4 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) Data Mining
3 3 (7.50%) DataStage
3 3 (7.50%) MS Access
4 1 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (10.00%) JIRA
2 3 (7.50%) Fiddler
2 3 (7.50%) Firebug
2 3 (7.50%) JMeter
2 3 (7.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (7.50%) The Grinder
2 3 (7.50%) Toad
General
1 15 (37.50%) Finance
2 9 (22.50%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Analyst
2 10 (25.00%) Test Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Developer
3 5 (12.50%) Environment Manager
3 5 (12.50%) Test Environment Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Data Centre Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Data Migration Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Migration Manager
4 4 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Architect
5 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Data Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Performance Test Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.00%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) SOAP
2 2 (5.00%) ISPF
2 2 (5.00%) REST
2 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (2.50%) Django
3 1 (2.50%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.50%) J2EE
3 1 (2.50%) Java EE
3 1 (2.50%) jQuery
3 1 (2.50%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) VSAM
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) AS400
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.50%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (52.50%) Unix
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 10 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (10.00%) AIX
4 4 (10.00%) OS/2
5 2 (5.00%) MVS
5 2 (5.00%) zOS
6 1 (2.50%) Solaris
6 1 (2.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) Service Management
2 7 (17.50%) Change Management
2 7 (17.50%) Demand Forecasting
2 7 (17.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (15.00%) Incident Management
3 6 (15.00%) Programme Management
3 6 (15.00%) Project Management
4 5 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
5 4 (10.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 4 (10.00%) Migration
5 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (10.00%) Time Management
5 4 (10.00%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) ETL
6 3 (7.50%) Performance Analysis
6 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
6 3 (7.50%) Test Scripting
6 3 (7.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (37.50%) JCL
2 13 (32.50%) COBOL
3 7 (17.50%) REXX
4 5 (12.50%) SQL
5 2 (5.00%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 4 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.00%) CISSP
3 2 (5.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) COBIT
2 1 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.50%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.50%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (5.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (5.00%) RACF
1 2 (5.00%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Cognizant
1 8 (20.00%) IBM
1 8 (20.00%) Oracle
2 6 (15.00%) HP
3 3 (7.50%) Informatica
4 2 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (5.00%) VMware
5 1 (2.50%) Ab Initio
5 1 (2.50%) ATG
5 1 (2.50%) Chordiant
5 1 (2.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.50%) Yahoo!
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