The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 68 83 59
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -24
Permanent jobs citing CICS 15 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.69% 0.11% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.04% 0.53% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 15 0 6
Average salary £45,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.32%
CICS
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
166 188 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 18.74% 21.24% 21.86%
Number of salaries quoted 159 170 136
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,075 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

CICS
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the Northamptonshire region.

CICS Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

CICS
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton - 14 £45,000 -
CICS
East Midlands

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing CICS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CICS.

1 18 (100.00%) IBM
1 18 (100.00%) JCL
1 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (88.89%) UNIX
2 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 16 (88.89%) JBoss
2 16 (88.89%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Perl
2 16 (88.89%) DB2
3 11 (61.11%) COBOL
3 11 (61.11%) Web Services
4 9 (50.00%) XML
4 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 9 (50.00%) SOAP
4 9 (50.00%) VB
4 9 (50.00%) Oracle
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) FTP
4 9 (50.00%) DNS
4 9 (50.00%) SSL
4 9 (50.00%) Informatica
4 9 (50.00%) HP UFT
4 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
4 9 (50.00%) REXX
4 9 (50.00%) Internet
4 9 (50.00%) RACF
4 9 (50.00%) Middleware
4 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (50.00%) Workflow

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing CICS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CICS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (88.89%) JBoss
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 9 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 9 (50.00%) Confluence
2 9 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 9 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (50.00%) FTP
1 9 (50.00%) DNS
1 9 (50.00%) SSL
1 9 (50.00%) Internet
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) DB2
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) HP UFT
1 9 (50.00%) LoadRunner
1 9 (50.00%) JIRA
1 9 (50.00%) Hudson
1 9 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (50.00%) Finance
1 9 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Environment Manager
2 4 (22.22%) Environment Analyst
2 4 (22.22%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (61.11%) Web Services
2 9 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (50.00%) Middleware
2 9 (50.00%) Java EE
2 9 (50.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (38.89%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) UNIX
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 9 (50.00%) Workflow
1 9 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (50.00%) Workflow Management
1 9 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 9 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 9 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 9 (50.00%) DevOps
2 7 (38.89%) Test Management
3 5 (27.78%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) JCL
2 16 (88.89%) Java
2 16 (88.89%) Perl
3 11 (61.11%) COBOL
4 9 (50.00%) VB
4 9 (50.00%) Python
4 9 (50.00%) REXX
4 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (50.00%) Ruby
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) RACF
2 2 (11.11%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) CA Endevor
1 9 (50.00%) Puppet
1 9 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (50.00%) Informatica
2 9 (50.00%) F5
2 9 (50.00%) New Relic
2 9 (50.00%) Oracle