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

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 217 207 223
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 15 48 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.75% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 2.00% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 30 27
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £36,775 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £60,000 £59,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.57% +0.52%
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
2228 2404 2526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.86% 37.40% 35.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 1914 1961
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 30 June 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 30 June 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 +24 7 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Manchester -2 5 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Lancashire +11 3 £55,000 +41.02% 3
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 17 (43.59%) Unix
2 15 (38.46%) Finance
3 13 (33.33%) JCL
4 12 (30.77%) COBOL
5 10 (25.64%) IBM
6 9 (23.08%) Linux
6 9 (23.08%) Banking
7 8 (20.51%) ITIL
7 8 (20.51%) REXX
8 7 (17.95%) Windows
8 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (17.95%) QA
9 5 (12.82%) Degree
9 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
9 5 (12.82%) Project Management
9 5 (12.82%) Service Management
9 5 (12.82%) CICS
9 5 (12.82%) Demand Forecasting
9 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
10 4 (10.26%) Data Centre Operations
10 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
10 4 (10.26%) OS/2
10 4 (10.26%) HP
10 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
10 4 (10.26%) Change Management
10 4 (10.26%) Migration
10 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
10 4 (10.26%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (10.26%) Time Management
10 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner

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 5 (12.82%) CICS
2 4 (10.26%) StreamWeaver
3 3 (7.69%) Exstream Dialogue
4 1 (2.56%) JBoss
4 1 (2.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Exstream
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 1 (2.56%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.56%) Network Security
2 1 (2.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.13%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) Base SAS
2 1 (2.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.56%) GIS
2 1 (2.56%) MySQL
2 1 (2.56%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (2.56%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Jenkins
1 2 (5.13%) JIRA
General
1 15 (38.46%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Banking
3 3 (7.69%) Retail
4 2 (5.13%) Legal
5 1 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Developer
2 7 (17.95%) Analyst
3 5 (12.82%) Test Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Data Centre Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Data Migration Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Mainframe Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Migration Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Senior Mainframe Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Data Centre Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Data Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Environment Manager
5 3 (7.69%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Migration Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.69%) Test Environment Manager
6 2 (5.13%) Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.13%) Middleware
1 2 (5.13%) REST
1 2 (5.13%) SOAP
1 2 (5.13%) Web Services
1 2 (5.13%) XML
2 1 (2.56%) Django
2 1 (2.56%) Hibernate
2 1 (2.56%) ISPF
2 1 (2.56%) J2EE
2 1 (2.56%) Java EE
2 1 (2.56%) jQuery
2 1 (2.56%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Data Centre
2 4 (10.26%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (10.26%) VSAM
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) AS400
3 1 (2.56%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (43.59%) Unix
2 9 (23.08%) Linux
3 7 (17.95%) Windows
4 4 (10.26%) OS/2
5 2 (5.13%) AIX
6 1 (2.56%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (12.82%) Demand Forecasting
3 5 (12.82%) Project Management
3 5 (12.82%) Risk Management
3 5 (12.82%) Service Management
4 4 (10.26%) Change Management
4 4 (10.26%) Data Centre Operations
4 4 (10.26%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
4 4 (10.26%) Migration
4 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2
4 4 (10.26%) Time Management
5 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 3 (7.69%) Supplier Management
5 3 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Functional Testing
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 13 (33.33%) JCL
2 12 (30.77%) COBOL
3 8 (20.51%) REXX
4 3 (7.69%) SQL
5 1 (2.56%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.13%) CISSP
3 2 (5.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) QA
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) COBIT
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) ISO27002
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Time Sharing Option
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (25.64%) IBM
2 4 (10.26%) HP
3 2 (5.13%) Cognizant
3 2 (5.13%) Oracle
3 2 (5.13%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.56%) ATG
4 1 (2.56%) Chordiant
4 1 (2.56%) Intel
4 1 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.56%) Yahoo!
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford
Cognizant
Posted: 27 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Cognizant
Posted: 26 days ago