Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 286 273 253
Rank change year-on-year -13 -20 -40
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 9 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.11% 0.20% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.28% 0.50% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 15
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% -17.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £33,600 £42,450 £43,000
90th Percentile £82,875 £62,350 £66,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year +33.33% -23.08% -7.14%

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 3194 2979 2692
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 40.16% 40.45% 36.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2632 2581 2140
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,775 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £61,375
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 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 4 (44.44%) COBOL
2 4 (44.44%) CICS
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
4 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (22.22%) Service Management
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) IMS/DB
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) IBM
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) PMI
5 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) JBoss
5 1 (11.11%) RUP
5 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
5 1 (11.11%) JMS
5 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
5 1 (11.11%) WSDL

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 4 (44.44%) CICS
2 1 (11.11%) JBoss
2 1 (11.11%) WebLogic
2 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
2 2 (22.22%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) JIRA
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) DB2 Support
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Head of Digital
2 1 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Support
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Mainframe Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) EJB
1 1 (11.11%) Hibernate
1 1 (11.11%) J2EE
1 1 (11.11%) JMS
1 1 (11.11%) JSP
1 1 (11.11%) Servlets
1 1 (11.11%) Struts
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
1 1 (11.11%) WSDL
1 1 (11.11%) XML
1 1 (11.11%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (11.11%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) CMMI
4 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) RUP
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
4 1 (11.11%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) COBOL
2 2 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) Chordiant
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle