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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 198 175
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire - 0.062% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.28% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 11
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £46,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+10.21% -7.00%
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
1047 1060 916
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.75% 21.73% 23.58%
Number of salaries quoted 852 811 755
Average salary £37,500 £35,581 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.39% +1.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 24 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Online Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (71.43%) Middleware
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
2 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Migration
2 5 (71.43%) Assembly Language
2 5 (71.43%) Internet
2 5 (71.43%) MQSeries
3 2 (28.57%) Adabas
3 2 (28.57%) COBOL
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) DB2
3 2 (28.57%) NATURAL
3 2 (28.57%) JCL
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
3 2 (28.57%) CA Endevor
3 2 (28.57%) VSAM
3 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (71.43%) MQSeries
2 2 (28.57%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) DB2
1 2 (28.57%) Adabas
General
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 5 (71.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Programmer
1 7 (100.00%) CICS Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) DB2 Developer
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL Programmer
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Online Banking
2 5 (71.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Service Delivery
1 5 (71.43%) Migration
1 5 (71.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) Assembly Language
2 2 (28.57%) NATURAL
2 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 2 (28.57%) COBOL
2 2 (28.57%) Java
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM