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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 402 472 470
Rank change year-on-year
+70 -2
Permanent jobs citing CICS 46 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.047% 0.038%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.18% 0.22% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 36 9 9
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,800 £54,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,200 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.52%
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
3912 4469 4620
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.25% 20.81% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3476 3748 3834
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +2.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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
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 29 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the South East region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
West Sussex +16 33 £47,000 -6.00%
East Sussex - 10 £55,000 -
Surrey - 3 £62,500 - 1
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 52 (100.00%) COBOL
1 52 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 50 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (88.46%) JCL
4 42 (80.77%) VSAM
5 39 (75.00%) RAD
6 37 (71.15%) DB2
7 31 (59.62%) Automated Testing
8 30 (57.69%) VisionPLUS
8 30 (57.69%) Finance
9 29 (55.77%) Degree
9 29 (55.77%) Computer Science
9 29 (55.77%) REXX
10 27 (51.92%) TSYS
10 27 (51.92%) CLIST
11 21 (40.38%) Software Engineering
12 19 (36.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 19 (36.54%) User Stories
13 17 (32.69%) TDD
14 16 (30.77%) SDLC
15 14 (26.92%) System Integration Testing
15 14 (26.92%) Functional Testing
15 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
15 14 (26.92%) Regression Testing
15 14 (26.92%) QA
15 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
15 14 (26.92%) Integration Testing
15 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
16 13 (25.00%) ISEB
16 13 (25.00%) IIS

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (25.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 30 (57.69%) VisionPLUS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (71.15%) DB2
2 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Eclipse
General
1 30 (57.69%) Finance
2 3 (5.77%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) CICS Engineer
2 18 (34.62%) Software Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) Mainframe Software Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) QA Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) QA Test Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Mainframe Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Systems Tester
6 3 (5.77%) Tester
7 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Mainframe Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Quality Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
7 2 (3.85%) Technical Team Leader
8 1 (1.92%) COBOL Developer
8 1 (1.92%) z/OS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) XML
2 11 (21.15%) JSON
3 4 (7.69%) J2EE
3 4 (7.69%) Spring
3 4 (7.69%) Web Services
4 2 (3.85%) HTML
4 2 (3.85%) HTML5
4 2 (3.85%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 52 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 42 (80.77%) VSAM
3 29 (55.77%) Computer Science
4 10 (19.23%) Visualisation
5 7 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
5 7 (13.46%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
7 4 (7.69%) Data Structures
8 3 (5.77%) Social Media
9 2 (3.85%) AS400
10 1 (1.92%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) zOS
2 2 (3.85%) MVS
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (96.15%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (75.00%) RAD
3 31 (59.62%) Automated Testing
4 21 (40.38%) Software Engineering
5 19 (36.54%) Continuous Improvement
5 19 (36.54%) User Stories
6 17 (32.69%) TDD
7 16 (30.77%) SDLC
8 14 (26.92%) Functional Testing
8 14 (26.92%) Integration Testing
8 14 (26.92%) Regression Testing
8 14 (26.92%) System Integration Testing
8 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
8 14 (26.92%) Waterfall
9 13 (25.00%) SOA
10 10 (19.23%) Refactoring
11 8 (15.38%) OO
12 6 (11.54%) Manual Testing
12 6 (11.54%) OOD
13 5 (9.62%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) COBOL
2 46 (88.46%) JCL
3 29 (55.77%) REXX
4 27 (51.92%) CLIST
5 10 (19.23%) Java
6 6 (11.54%) SQL
7 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
7 2 (3.85%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) Degree
2 14 (26.92%) ISTQB
3 13 (25.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (26.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) TSYS
2 10 (19.23%) HP
2 10 (19.23%) IBM
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle
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