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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - - 198
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - - 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.52%
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
923 1029 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 21.02% 21.79% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 745 845 773
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,661
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 9 (100.00%) COBOL
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JCL
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) zOS
2 6 (66.67%) Java EE
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle
4 4 (44.44%) JUnit
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
4 4 (44.44%) Apache
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (33.33%) JIRA
5 3 (33.33%) Confluence
5 3 (33.33%) NATURAL
5 3 (33.33%) Adabas
5 3 (33.33%) Linux
5 3 (33.33%) Change Management
5 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) SDLC

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) Apache
2 3 (33.33%) Confluence
2 3 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (11.11%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (33.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) JUnit
2 3 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) COBOL Developer
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) Spring
2 6 (66.67%) Java EE
3 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) Hibernate
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
4 4 (44.44%) XML
5 1 (11.11%) JAXB
5 1 (11.11%) WSDL
5 1 (11.11%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) zOS
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) Change Management
4 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Management
5 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) COBOL
1 9 (100.00%) Java
1 9 (100.00%) JCL
2 6 (66.67%) Perl
2 6 (66.67%) Python
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
5 3 (33.33%) NATURAL
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
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