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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 447 455 431
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing CICS 5 1 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.026% 0.005% 0.049%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.12% 0.022% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 10
Average salary £55,000 £76,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.63% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £76,000 £54,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £76,000 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £57,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-17.39% +18.55%
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
4014 4471 4150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.84% 21.75% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3506 3831 3391
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CICS across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the South East region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
East Sussex - 3 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £55,000 -
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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%) COBOL
2 17 (94.44%) DB2
3 15 (83.33%) Mainframe
3 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (77.78%) JCL
5 12 (66.67%) Degree
5 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
6 11 (61.11%) Continuous Improvement
6 11 (61.11%) VSAM
6 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
6 11 (61.11%) RAD
7 10 (55.56%) REXX
7 10 (55.56%) VisionPLUS
7 10 (55.56%) Finance
7 10 (55.56%) CLIST
7 10 (55.56%) TSYS
8 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
8 9 (50.00%) SOA
9 7 (38.89%) Refactoring
9 7 (38.89%) JSON
9 7 (38.89%) XML
9 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
10 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
10 4 (22.22%) IBM
11 3 (16.67%) Java
11 3 (16.67%) SQL
11 3 (16.67%) Banking
12 2 (11.11%) User Stories
12 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 10 (55.56%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (94.44%) DB2
General
1 10 (55.56%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Mainframe Software Engineer
3 7 (38.89%) CICS Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Development Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Business Requirements Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Development Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Requirements Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Development Analyst
4 3 (16.67%) Software Development Business Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Mainframe Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (5.56%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) JSON
1 7 (38.89%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) J2EE
2 1 (5.56%) Spring
2 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (83.33%) Mainframe
2 12 (66.67%) Computer Science
3 11 (61.11%) VSAM
4 7 (38.89%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (38.89%) Visualisation
5 4 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (5.56%) Data Structures
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) Automated Testing
2 11 (61.11%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (61.11%) RAD
3 9 (50.00%) SOA
3 9 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (38.89%) Refactoring
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (11.11%) User Stories
6 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Software Delivery
6 1 (5.56%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) COBOL
2 14 (77.78%) JCL
3 10 (55.56%) CLIST
3 10 (55.56%) REXX
4 3 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) TSYS
2 4 (22.22%) IBM