Period
to 23 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IBM Mainframe
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 361 352 334
Rank change year-on-year -9 -18 -20
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 13 6 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.098% 0.048% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.25% 0.12% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 17
North West median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -11.76% -15.00%
10th Percentile £22,818 £33,832 £35,550
90th Percentile £55,000 £38,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £53,000 £52,875
% change year-on-year -15.09% +0.24% +5.75%

IBM 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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 5188 5035 4616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.16% 40.27% 35.61%
Number of salaries quoted 4050 4196 3670
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £61,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

IBM Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing IBM Mainframe as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for IBM Mainframe in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for IBM Mainframe in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe in the North West over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IBM Mainframe in the North West

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 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
Cheshire -24 11 £42,000 +12.00% 1
Manchester - 2 £49,250 - 1
IBM Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing IBM 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 North West region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (69.23%) Finance
3 7 (53.85%) CICS
3 7 (53.85%) COBOL
3 7 (53.85%) DB2
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
4 5 (38.46%) JCL
4 5 (38.46%) REXX
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) Unix
5 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
5 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
5 4 (30.77%) IMS/DB
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Time Sharing Option
6 3 (23.08%) Windows
6 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
6 3 (23.08%) Banking
6 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC
7 2 (15.38%) Service Management
7 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
7 2 (15.38%) Migration
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) CA
7 2 (15.38%) Middleware

IBM Mainframe
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 7 (53.85%) CICS
2 1 (7.69%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (7.69%) XPEDITER
General
1 9 (69.23%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Investment Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Programmer
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Architect
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 2 (15.38%) DB2 Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) DB2 Systems Programmer
2 2 (15.38%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.69%) CICS Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) CICS Systems Programmer
3 1 (7.69%) Computer Operator
3 1 (7.69%) Designer
3 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Middleware
2 1 (7.69%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (15.38%) Cloud Native
3 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
4 1 (7.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Unix
2 3 (23.08%) Windows
3 2 (15.38%) MVS
4 1 (7.69%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
1 4 (30.77%) Problem Management
1 4 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) IT Strategy
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL V3
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
3 2 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 2 (15.38%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
4 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Wealth Management
4 1 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) COBOL
2 5 (38.46%) JCL
2 5 (38.46%) REXX
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) CA
2 2 (15.38%) ServiceNow
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) Intel
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle