Period
to 25 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 6 months to 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
North West > Manchester
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 287 253
Rank change year-on-year +17 -34 -34
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 11 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.15% 0.11% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.39% 0.24% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 13
Manchester median annual salary £48,500 £53,750 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.77% +16.85% -10.24%
10th Percentile £26,250 £42,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,500 £57,200
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% -21.05% -12.04%

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

All Generic IT Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2,824 3,287 2,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 39.12% 43.32% 37.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,279 2,781 2,094
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £23,575
90th Percentile £68,250 £63,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Manchester

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Manchester

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in Manchester over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 5 (45.45%) DB2
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) COBOL
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
1 5 (45.45%) CICS
1 5 (45.45%) IMS/DB
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) HP
3 3 (27.27%) JIRA
3 3 (27.27%) QA
3 3 (27.27%) Finance
3 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
3 3 (27.27%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
3 3 (27.27%) HP ALM
4 2 (18.18%) Statistics
4 2 (18.18%) SAS EBI
4 2 (18.18%) SAS Visual Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
4 2 (18.18%) Banking
4 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
4 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (18.18%) Visual Analytics
4 2 (18.18%) Unix
4 2 (18.18%) Windows

Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (45.45%) CICS
2 2 (18.18%) SAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) DB2
1 5 (45.45%) IMS/DB
2 2 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (18.18%) Relational Database
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (18.18%) SAS EBI
2 2 (18.18%) SAS Visual Analytics
2 2 (18.18%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Bugzilla
1 3 (27.27%) JIRA
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
1 3 (27.27%) Retail
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (18.18%) Analyst
1 2 (18.18%) Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) SAS Consultant
1 2 (18.18%) Test Analyst
2 1 (9.09%) Head of Digital
2 1 (9.09%) Test Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Unix
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL V3
1 5 (45.45%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (18.18%) Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (18.18%) Creative Thinking
3 2 (18.18%) Data Analytics
3 2 (18.18%) ETL
3 2 (18.18%) Statistics
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Analytics
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Product Management
4 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) COBOL
2 4 (36.36%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (27.27%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) IBM
2 3 (27.27%) HP