Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CICS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited CICS over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

IBM Customer Information Control System (CICS)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1119 1124 1098
Rank change year-on-year +5 -26 -13
Permanent jobs citing CICS 31 73 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.018% 0.041% 0.092%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.11% 0.23% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 20 43 141
England median annual salary £49,250 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.19% - -
10th Percentile £34,950 £38,950 £41,250
90th Percentile £55,000 £72,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £48,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -7.62% - -

CICS is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 29520 32289 38928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 17.52% 18.29% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 24066 27447 32594
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

CICS
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CICS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CICS in England

CICS
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CICS in England

CICS
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CICS in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CICS in England

CICS
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CICS within the England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +22 28 £50,000 +42.86% 6
North West +5 28 £50,000 - 5
East Midlands +16 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Midlands +1 2 £40,000 -5.88%
London -7 1 £47,500 -32.14% 1
CICS
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing CICS 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 England region with a requirement for CICS.

1 30 (96.77%) DB2
2 29 (93.55%) COBOL
3 27 (87.10%) Mainframe
4 18 (58.06%) Finance
5 17 (54.84%) Service Management
6 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
7 13 (41.94%) SDLC
7 13 (41.94%) Java
8 12 (38.71%) SQL
8 12 (38.71%) Assembly Language
8 12 (38.71%) Banking
8 12 (38.71%) IMS/DB
9 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
9 10 (32.26%) Project Management
9 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
9 10 (32.26%) Oracle
10 9 (29.03%) JBoss
10 9 (29.03%) J2EE
10 9 (29.03%) WebLogic
10 9 (29.03%) EJB
10 9 (29.03%) JSP
10 9 (29.03%) Servlets
10 9 (29.03%) Struts
10 9 (29.03%) Web Services
10 9 (29.03%) XML
10 9 (29.03%) XSD
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
10 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2

CICS
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 10 (32.26%) WebSphere
2 9 (29.03%) JBoss
2 9 (29.03%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (96.77%) DB2
2 12 (38.71%) IMS/DB
3 1 (3.23%) Adabas
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (29.03%) ClearCase
1 9 (29.03%) Subversion
2 2 (6.45%) XPEDITER
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (58.06%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Banking
3 6 (19.35%) Retail Banking
4 5 (16.13%) Investment Banking
4 5 (16.13%) Law
5 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (29.03%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Applications Support
2 5 (16.13%) Programmer
2 5 (16.13%) Systems Programmer
3 4 (12.90%) DB2 Support
3 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) Applications Support Specialist
4 3 (9.68%) DB2 Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) DB2 Systems Programmer
4 3 (9.68%) Designer
4 3 (9.68%) Mainframe Support
4 3 (9.68%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) CICS Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) CICS Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) CICS Systems Programmer
5 2 (6.45%) Software Designer
6 1 (3.23%) DB2 Developer
6 1 (3.23%) DB2 Specialist
6 1 (3.23%) Mainframe Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) EJB
1 9 (29.03%) Hibernate
1 9 (29.03%) J2EE
1 9 (29.03%) JMS
1 9 (29.03%) JSP
1 9 (29.03%) Servlets
1 9 (29.03%) Struts
1 9 (29.03%) Web Services
1 9 (29.03%) WSDL
1 9 (29.03%) XML
1 9 (29.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 27 (87.10%) Mainframe
2 8 (25.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (25.81%) PMI
3 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.23%) AS400
5 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.23%) DataPower
5 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) zOS
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Service Management
2 14 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) SDLC
3 13 (41.94%) Waterfall
4 10 (32.26%) Project Management
4 10 (32.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (29.03%) ITIL
5 9 (29.03%) PRINCE2
5 9 (29.03%) Risk Management
5 9 (29.03%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.81%) BDD
6 8 (25.81%) CMMI
6 8 (25.81%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (25.81%) PRINCE
6 8 (25.81%) RUP
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) Test Automation
7 6 (19.35%) Agile Project Management
8 5 (16.13%) Test Strategy
8 5 (16.13%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (93.55%) COBOL
2 13 (41.94%) Java
3 12 (38.71%) Assembly Language
3 12 (38.71%) SQL
4 10 (32.26%) JavaScript
5 6 (19.35%) JCL
6 5 (16.13%) REXX
7 1 (3.23%) C++
7 1 (3.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) PMI Certification
2 3 (9.68%) Degree
3 1 (3.23%) PMP
3 1 (3.23%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (16.13%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Oracle
2 9 (29.03%) Chordiant
2 9 (29.03%) IBM
3 3 (9.68%) CA
4 2 (6.45%) ServiceNow
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (3.23%) Sun