The first table below looks at the demand for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Sheffield region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 58 67
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield - 0.20% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.19% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £45,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +31.57%
Application Platforms Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
159 84 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 21.37% 16.87% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 139 77 144
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,550 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
CICS
South Yorkshire

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

CICS
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

CICS Salary Trend in Sheffield

CICS
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Legal
3 1 (33.33%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Exstream
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Private Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
3 1 (33.33%) System Testing

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Exstream
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Legal
2 1 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Private Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Development Specialist
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Wealth Management
1 1 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) HP