The table below looks at the statistics for CICS skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CICS over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank - 250 222
Permanent jobs citing CICS 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire - 0.068% 0.069%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.30% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -9.26%
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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1423 1694 1243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.16% 22.93% 21.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1106 1290 988
Average salary £37,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.63% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CICS
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

CICS Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

CICS
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

CICS Salary Trend in Yorkshire

CICS
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
1 1 (100.00%) JCL
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) COBOL
1 1 (100.00%) JCL