The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
North West / Cheshire
Rank 70 96 88
Rank change year-on-year +26 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 21 6 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.99% 0.46% 1.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.00% 1.26% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 28
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% -38.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

Mainframe is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 350 475 604
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 33.14% 36.51% 34.81%
Number of salaries quoted 234 388 475
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £53,700 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Mainframe as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Cheshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Mainframe in Cheshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Cheshire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in Cheshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 5 £46,750 - 1
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 19 (52.78%) Banking
3 17 (47.22%) SDLC
4 14 (38.89%) Java
4 14 (38.89%) Unix
5 12 (33.33%) SQL
6 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
6 11 (30.56%) Oracle
7 10 (27.78%) JMS
7 10 (27.78%) EJB
7 10 (27.78%) JSP
7 10 (27.78%) Servlets
8 9 (25.00%) IBM
8 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (25.00%) Service Management
9 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
9 8 (22.22%) Financial Institution
9 8 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
9 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 8 (22.22%) DB2
10 7 (19.44%) Corporate Banking
10 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
10 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
11 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
11 6 (16.67%) Information Security
11 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 6 (16.67%) Degree
11 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.11%) CICS
1 4 (11.11%) JBoss
1 4 (11.11%) WebLogic
1 4 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (2.78%) DNS
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTP
2 1 (2.78%) HTTPS
2 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (2.78%) LAN
2 1 (2.78%) Network Security
2 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.78%) VPN
2 1 (2.78%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) DB2
2 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 7 (19.44%) Relational Database
3 6 (16.67%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (5.56%) IMS/DB
4 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (2.78%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 4 (11.11%) Subversion
2 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (72.22%) Finance
2 19 (52.78%) Banking
3 8 (22.22%) Financial Institution
4 7 (19.44%) Corporate Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Advertising
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.22%) Analyst
1 8 (22.22%) Integration Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Support Specialist
3 6 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 6 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 6 (16.67%) Applications Support Specialist
3 6 (16.67%) Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Integration Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (16.67%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Product Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Designer
7 2 (5.56%) Information Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
8 1 (2.78%) Malware Analyst
8 1 (2.78%) Senior Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) EJB
1 10 (27.78%) JMS
1 10 (27.78%) JSP
1 10 (27.78%) Servlets
2 4 (11.11%) Hibernate
2 4 (11.11%) ISPF
2 4 (11.11%) J2EE
2 4 (11.11%) Struts
2 4 (11.11%) Web Services
2 4 (11.11%) WSDL
2 4 (11.11%) XML
2 4 (11.11%) XSD
3 1 (2.78%) .NET
3 1 (2.78%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.78%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.78%) IVR
4 1 (2.78%) PMI
4 1 (2.78%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (38.89%) Unix
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
3 3 (8.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.78%) AIX
4 1 (2.78%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) HPUX
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) SDLC
2 9 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (25.00%) Service Management
3 8 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 8 (22.22%) Risk Management
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Incident Management
5 6 (16.67%) Information Security
5 6 (16.67%) Performance Management
6 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (13.89%) Waterfall
7 4 (11.11%) Creative Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.11%) Defect Management
7 4 (11.11%) Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Software Testing
7 4 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
7 4 (11.11%) Test Scripting
7 4 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (8.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (38.89%) Java
2 12 (33.33%) SQL
3 11 (30.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) JCL
5 4 (11.11%) COBOL
6 3 (8.33%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.78%) C#
7 1 (2.78%) Perl
7 1 (2.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 3 (8.33%) CISM
3 3 (8.33%) CISSP
4 1 (2.78%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.78%) Postgraduate
4 1 (2.78%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) PCI DSS
1 3 (8.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (13.89%) Time Sharing Option
2 4 (11.11%) RACF
2 4 (11.11%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.78%) IBM BigFix
2 1 (2.78%) Netcool
2 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) Oracle
2 9 (25.00%) IBM
3 4 (11.11%) Chordiant
4 3 (8.33%) Teradata
5 2 (5.56%) Avaya
5 2 (5.56%) CA
5 2 (5.56%) Cisco
5 2 (5.56%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.78%) Adobe
6 1 (2.78%) HP
6 1 (2.78%) Intel
6 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.78%) ServiceNow
6 1 (2.78%) Sun
Knutsford, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago