The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 774 841 817
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -24
Permanent jobs citing CICS 116 78 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.066% 0.076%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.51% 0.31% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 100 40 62
Average salary £52,500 £43,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,000 £67,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%

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

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
22656 24961 22573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.70% 21.22% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 18883 20808 19181
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CICS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CICS within the UK.

CICS Salary Trend in the UK

CICS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CICS over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 within the UK.

CICS Salary Histogram in the UK

CICS
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the UK over the 3 months to 7 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
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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
England +69 111 £52,500 +16.66% 6
London +49 38 £52,500 +5.00%
East Midlands +26 27 £45,000 +17.64% 2
Northamptonshire - 18 £45,000 -
City of London +55 17 £57,500 +21.05%
Northampton - 17 £45,000 -
North West +19 14 £60,000 +4.34% 3
South East +26 12 £51,250 -29.31% 1
Manchester +17 10 £60,000 +71.42% 1
West Midlands -11 10 £52,500 +34.61%
Birmingham -14 10 £52,500 +34.61%
West Sussex +5 7 £50,000 -31.03%
Nottinghamshire - 7 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham - 7 £42,500 - 1
Yorkshire +12 5 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire +6 5 £45,000 +12.50%
Scotland +6 5 £42,000 +35.48%
Edinburgh +2 4 £42,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £50,000 -
Bradford - 4 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 4 £40,000 - 2
Gloucester -6 3 - -
Gloucestershire -17 3 - -
South West -18 3 - -
East Sussex - 3 £62,500 - 1
Leicestershire +15 2 £37,100 -3.00% 1
Leicester +14 2 £37,100 -3.00% 1
Brighton - 2 £61,250 - 1
Crawley - 2 £51,250 -
Glasgow +5 1 - -

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 211 (92.95%) Mainframe
2 183 (80.62%) DB2
3 139 (61.23%) COBOL
4 121 (53.30%) IBM
5 110 (48.46%) JCL
6 108 (47.58%) Banking
7 67 (29.52%) Java
8 60 (26.43%) Web Services
8 60 (26.43%) Linux
8 60 (26.43%) Finance
9 59 (25.99%) SOA
10 58 (25.55%) UNIX
10 58 (25.55%) zOS
11 54 (23.79%) Perl
11 54 (23.79%) Retail
12 53 (23.35%) IBM Mainframe
13 52 (22.91%) Oracle
14 50 (22.03%) SQL
15 48 (21.15%) RACF
16 45 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
16 45 (19.82%) ISPF
17 44 (19.38%) WebSphere
18 43 (18.94%) WebSphere Application Server
19 41 (18.06%) MQSeries
19 41 (18.06%) SDLC
20 36 (15.86%) TCP/IP
21 34 (14.98%) MVS
21 34 (14.98%) Business Objects
22 33 (14.54%) AIX
22 33 (14.54%) Solaris

CICS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 44 (19.38%) WebSphere
2 43 (18.94%) WebSphere Application Server
3 41 (18.06%) MQSeries
4 17 (7.49%) JBoss
5 10 (4.41%) Confluence
6 9 (3.96%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (2.64%) FileNet
7 6 (2.64%) Documentum
8 2 (0.88%) Apache
9 1 (0.44%) SAS
9 1 (0.44%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (3.52%) MS Office
1 8 (3.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 36 (15.86%) TCP/IP
2 17 (7.49%) FTP
3 10 (4.41%) SSL
3 10 (4.41%) Internet
4 9 (3.96%) DNS
5 5 (2.20%) ATM
6 4 (1.76%) Firewall
7 1 (0.44%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 183 (80.62%) DB2
2 11 (4.85%) DataStage
2 11 (4.85%) Pentaho
2 11 (4.85%) Oracle Database
3 10 (4.41%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (3.08%) Easytrieve
4 7 (3.08%) MS Access
4 7 (3.08%) SQL Server
5 4 (1.76%) IMS/DB
6 3 (1.32%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.88%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.44%) PowerCenter
8 1 (0.44%) Adabas
8 1 (0.44%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 1 (0.44%) OpenQM
8 1 (0.44%) mvBase
Development Applications
1 10 (4.41%) Eclipse
1 10 (4.41%) JIRA
2 9 (3.96%) Hudson
2 9 (3.96%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.96%) HP UFT
2 9 (3.96%) LoadRunner
3 7 (3.08%) Toad
4 2 (0.88%) JUnit
5 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 108 (47.58%) Banking
2 60 (26.43%) Finance
3 54 (23.79%) Retail
4 20 (8.81%) Marketing
5 7 (3.08%) Retail Banking
6 6 (2.64%) Private Banking
7 5 (2.20%) Financial Institution
8 2 (0.88%) Automotive
9 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.44%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.44%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (21.15%) Developer
2 35 (15.42%) Consultant
3 33 (14.54%) Technical Consultant
4 27 (11.89%) Mainframe Developer
5 25 (11.01%) Analyst
6 22 (9.69%) Technical Leader
7 21 (9.25%) Programmer
8 19 (8.37%) Solutions Designer
8 19 (8.37%) Designer
9 18 (7.93%) Architect
10 13 (5.73%) Environment Manager
11 12 (5.29%) Applications Developer
12 10 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
13 9 (3.96%) COBOL Developer
14 8 (3.52%) Senior Programmer
14 8 (3.52%) Lead Designer
14 8 (3.52%) Technical Architect
14 8 (3.52%) Technical Specialist
14 8 (3.52%) Senior Analyst
15 7 (3.08%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (26.43%) Web Services
2 45 (19.82%) ISPF
3 32 (14.10%) WebSphere MQ
4 21 (9.25%) HTML
5 19 (8.37%) Middleware
6 18 (7.93%) XML
7 15 (6.61%) .NET
8 14 (6.17%) Java EE
9 10 (4.41%) JSON
9 10 (4.41%) SOAP
10 9 (3.96%) WSDL
11 7 (3.08%) J2EE
12 6 (2.64%) XSD
12 6 (2.64%) .NET Framework
13 5 (2.20%) Spring
14 3 (1.32%) HTML5
15 2 (0.88%) Hibernate
16 1 (0.44%) XML Schema
16 1 (0.44%) JAXB
16 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 211 (92.95%) Mainframe
2 53 (23.35%) IBM Mainframe
3 23 (10.13%) VSAM
4 22 (9.69%) SWIFT
4 22 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (7.49%) Management Information System
6 8 (3.52%) Computer Science
7 6 (2.64%) Credit Risk
7 6 (2.64%) PMI
8 2 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.44%) DataPower
9 1 (0.44%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.44%) W3C
9 1 (0.44%) Tandem
9 1 (0.44%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 60 (26.43%) Linux
2 58 (25.55%) zOS
2 58 (25.55%) UNIX
3 34 (14.98%) MVS
4 33 (14.54%) AIX
4 33 (14.54%) Solaris
5 8 (3.52%) Windows
6 1 (0.44%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (25.99%) SOA
2 45 (19.82%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (18.06%) SDLC
4 25 (11.01%) Change Management
5 17 (7.49%) Unit Testing
6 16 (7.05%) Project Planning
7 15 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (6.61%) Configuration Management
8 13 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
9 12 (5.29%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.29%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (5.29%) ETL
10 11 (4.85%) Project Management
10 11 (4.85%) Release Management
11 10 (4.41%) Line Management
11 10 (4.41%) Validation
11 10 (4.41%) Automated Testing
12 9 (3.96%) Workflow Management
12 9 (3.96%) Workflow
12 9 (3.96%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 139 (61.23%) COBOL
2 110 (48.46%) JCL
3 67 (29.52%) Java
4 54 (23.79%) Perl
5 50 (22.03%) SQL
6 30 (13.22%) Assembly Language
6 30 (13.22%) REXX
7 16 (7.05%) PL/1
7 16 (7.05%) JavaScript
8 13 (5.73%) Python
9 9 (3.96%) Ruby
9 9 (3.96%) VB
10 6 (2.64%) Delphi
11 2 (0.88%) VBA
12 1 (0.44%) Fortran
12 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.44%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 9 (3.96%) Degree
2 6 (2.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.73%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (21.15%) RACF
2 26 (11.45%) ACF2
3 1 (0.44%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 33 (14.54%) Tivoli
2 14 (6.17%) CA Endevor
3 9 (3.96%) Puppet
3 9 (3.96%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.44%) Control-M
Vendors
1 121 (53.30%) IBM
2 52 (22.91%) Oracle
3 34 (14.98%) Business Objects
4 9 (3.96%) F5
4 9 (3.96%) New Relic
4 9 (3.96%) Microsoft
4 9 (3.96%) Informatica
5 6 (2.64%) Pega
6 2 (0.88%) TSYS
6 2 (0.88%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.44%) CA
7 1 (0.44%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.44%) jBASE
7 1 (0.44%) Computacenter
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