The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS 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
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 390 454 465
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +11
Permanent jobs citing CICS 42 14 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.23% 0.066% 0.043%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% 0.33% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 14 9
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,450 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +25.00%
CICS
England

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

Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3344 4218 4578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.34% 19.85% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 2918 3606 3813
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,325
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +1.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing CICS as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

CICS
Salary Trend in the South East

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

CICS Salary Trend in the South East

CICS
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016.

CICS Salary Histogram in the South East

CICS
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the South East 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
West Sussex +9 21 £45,750 -8.50%
Surrey - 14 £62,500 -
East Sussex +10 7 £54,000 -13.60%
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing CICS 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 South East region with a requirement for CICS.

1 68 (100.00%) COBOL
1 68 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 62 (91.18%) JCL
3 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (75.00%) DB2
5 46 (67.65%) VSAM
6 39 (57.35%) RAD
7 33 (48.53%) Finance
8 31 (45.59%) REXX
9 28 (41.18%) VisionPLUS
9 28 (41.18%) Automated Testing
9 28 (41.18%) Degree
9 28 (41.18%) Computer Science
10 25 (36.76%) TSYS
10 25 (36.76%) CLIST
10 25 (36.76%) IBM
11 23 (33.82%) XML
12 22 (32.35%) Java
12 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
13 21 (30.88%) IBM Mainframe
14 20 (29.41%) User Stories
15 18 (26.47%) TDD
15 18 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
15 18 (26.47%) Waterfall
16 17 (25.00%) SDLC
17 15 (22.06%) System Integration Testing
17 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
17 15 (22.06%) Integration Testing
17 15 (22.06%) QA
17 15 (22.06%) ISTQB

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 14 (20.59%) IIS
2 2 (2.94%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 28 (41.18%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (75.00%) DB2
2 6 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.88%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) XPEDITER
2 2 (2.94%) Eclipse
General
1 33 (48.53%) Finance
2 4 (5.88%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (27.94%) Software Engineer
2 17 (25.00%) CICS Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) Mainframe Software Engineer
4 14 (20.59%) Team Leader
4 14 (20.59%) Technical Leader
4 14 (20.59%) Technical Team Leader
5 9 (13.24%) QA Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) QA Test Engineer
5 9 (13.24%) Test Engineer
6 7 (10.29%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (8.82%) Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Mainframe Developer
9 3 (4.41%) Mainframe Tester
9 3 (4.41%) Systems Tester
9 3 (4.41%) Tester
10 2 (2.94%) Applications Developer
10 2 (2.94%) COBOL Developer
10 2 (2.94%) Quality Engineer
11 1 (1.47%) Analyst Programmer
11 1 (1.47%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.82%) XML
2 9 (13.24%) JSON
3 5 (7.35%) J2EE
3 5 (7.35%) Spring
3 5 (7.35%) Web Services
4 2 (2.94%) HTML
4 2 (2.94%) HTML5
4 2 (2.94%) ISPF
4 2 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 68 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 46 (67.65%) VSAM
3 28 (41.18%) Computer Science
4 21 (30.88%) IBM Mainframe
5 7 (10.29%) Visualisation
6 6 (8.82%) Algorithms
7 5 (7.35%) Data Structures
8 4 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (5.88%) Social Media
9 2 (2.94%) AS400
9 2 (2.94%) DataPower
10 1 (1.47%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) MVS
1 14 (20.59%) Unix
2 3 (4.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (57.35%) RAD
3 28 (41.18%) Automated Testing
4 22 (32.35%) Software Engineering
5 20 (29.41%) User Stories
6 18 (26.47%) Continuous Improvement
6 18 (26.47%) TDD
6 18 (26.47%) Waterfall
7 17 (25.00%) SDLC
8 15 (22.06%) Functional Testing
8 15 (22.06%) Integration Testing
8 15 (22.06%) Regression Testing
8 15 (22.06%) System Integration Testing
8 15 (22.06%) Unit Testing
9 14 (20.59%) UML
10 9 (13.24%) SOA
11 7 (10.29%) Refactoring
12 6 (8.82%) Manual Testing
12 6 (8.82%) OO
12 6 (8.82%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) COBOL
2 62 (91.18%) JCL
3 31 (45.59%) REXX
4 25 (36.76%) CLIST
5 22 (32.35%) Java
6 8 (11.76%) SQL
7 2 (2.94%) Assembly Language
7 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.94%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 28 (41.18%) Degree
2 15 (22.06%) ISTQB
3 14 (20.59%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.06%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (14.71%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.94%) Control-M
Vendors
1 25 (36.76%) IBM
1 25 (36.76%) TSYS
2 14 (20.59%) Oracle
3 10 (14.71%) HP
4 4 (5.88%) Syncsort