The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 199 182 -
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -
Permanent jobs citing CICS 7 11 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.15% 0.26% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.69% 1.08% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 0
Average salary £33,000 £48,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.95% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.63% -3.00%
CICS
Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1011 1018 836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.00% 24.00% 20.85%
Number of salaries quoted 799 807 723
Average salary £40,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.08% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

CICS
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

CICS Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

CICS
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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
Halifax - 5 - -
Pontefract - 2 £33,000 -
Wakefield - 2 £33,000 -
CICS
Yorkshire

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 7 (70.00%) IBM
3 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 5 (50.00%) Migration
3 5 (50.00%) Internet
3 5 (50.00%) NATURAL
3 5 (50.00%) Assembly Language
3 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
3 5 (50.00%) Adabas
3 5 (50.00%) COBOL
3 5 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (50.00%) Online Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Middleware
3 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 3 (30.00%) VSAM
4 3 (30.00%) DB2
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) JCL
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (20.00%) CA Endevor
6 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) REXX
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (10.00%) EntireX

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 5 (50.00%) MQSeries
2 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) Adabas
2 3 (30.00%) DB2
General
1 7 (70.00%) Retail
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Programmer
1 7 (70.00%) CICS Programmer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
3 2 (20.00%) COBOL Programmer
3 2 (20.00%) DB2 Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (10.00%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Natural/Adabas Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) Middleware
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) Online Banking
2 5 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (30.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (50.00%) Migration
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) COBOL
1 5 (50.00%) Assembly Language
1 5 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 3 (30.00%) JCL
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) REXX
4 1 (10.00%) SELCOPY
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) IBM