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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
Rank 263 224 216
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -8
Permanent jobs citing CICS 7 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.093% 0.19% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.43% 0.75% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 2
Average salary £33,000 £48,500 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.95% +52.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +34.75%
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
1634 1471 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 21.61% 24.83% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1134 959
Average salary £38,379 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.65% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 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
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
West Yorkshire -21 7 £33,000 -31.95%
CICS
England

CICS
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (61.54%) COBOL
3 7 (53.85%) IBM
3 7 (53.85%) Retail
4 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
5 5 (38.46%) Banking
5 5 (38.46%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (38.46%) Online Banking
5 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
5 5 (38.46%) Migration
5 5 (38.46%) Middleware
5 5 (38.46%) Assembly Language
5 5 (38.46%) Internet
5 5 (38.46%) NATURAL
5 5 (38.46%) MQSeries
5 5 (38.46%) Adabas
5 5 (38.46%) Java
6 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 3 (23.08%) Perl
6 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 3 (23.08%) JUnit
6 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 3 (23.08%) XML
6 3 (23.08%) UNIX
6 3 (23.08%) Solaris
6 3 (23.08%) Linux
6 3 (23.08%) Apache
6 3 (23.08%) Python

CICS
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (46.15%) WebSphere
2 5 (38.46%) MQSeries
3 3 (23.08%) Apache
3 3 (23.08%) GlassFish
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) Adabas
2 3 (23.08%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) JUnit
General
1 7 (53.85%) Retail
2 5 (38.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Programmer
1 7 (53.85%) CICS Programmer
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 2 (15.38%) COBOL Programmer
3 2 (15.38%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (15.38%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Natural/Adabas Developer
4 1 (7.69%) UNIX Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Middleware
2 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
2 3 (23.08%) Spring
2 3 (23.08%) Java EE
2 3 (23.08%) Grails
2 3 (23.08%) HTML
2 3 (23.08%) Web Services
2 3 (23.08%) XML
2 3 (23.08%) WSDL
2 3 (23.08%) XML Schema
2 3 (23.08%) JAXB
3 1 (7.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (7.69%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (38.46%) Online Banking
2 5 (38.46%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (23.08%) W3C
3 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 3 (23.08%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) UNIX
1 3 (23.08%) Solaris
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
1 3 (23.08%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Service Delivery
1 5 (38.46%) Migration
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 2 (15.38%) Business Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) COBOL
2 5 (38.46%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) NATURAL
2 5 (38.46%) Assembly Language
3 3 (23.08%) C#
3 3 (23.08%) JCL
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
3 3 (23.08%) Groovy
3 3 (23.08%) Scala
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) Perl
3 3 (23.08%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) SELCOPY
4 1 (7.69%) REXX
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM