The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 248 223 212
Rank change year-on-year -25 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 27 14 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.40% 0.25% 0.72%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.99% 0.63% 1.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 9 30
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £34,000 £36,775
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% -2.06%  

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 the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2736 2220 2379
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.52% 39.68% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2199 1916 1909
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in the North West

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Mainframe in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Mainframe in the North West

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 Mainframe within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Cheshire -7 25 £50,000 +42.85%
Lancashire +4 1 £26,000 -52.72%
Manchester -27 1 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Mainframe
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 37 (68.52%) Banking
2 32 (59.26%) Finance
3 26 (48.15%) Java
3 26 (48.15%) SDLC
4 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
4 22 (40.74%) EJB
4 22 (40.74%) JSP
4 22 (40.74%) Servlets
4 22 (40.74%) JMS
5 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (31.48%) WebSphere
7 14 (25.93%) WSDL
7 14 (25.93%) Web Services
7 14 (25.93%) XML
7 14 (25.93%) XSD
7 14 (25.93%) WebLogic
7 14 (25.93%) JBoss
8 13 (24.07%) Service Management
8 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
9 12 (22.22%) TDD
9 12 (22.22%) Oracle
9 12 (22.22%) SQL
10 11 (20.37%) DB2
10 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (18.52%) Risk Management
11 10 (18.52%) Linux
11 10 (18.52%) Unix
11 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
11 10 (18.52%) BDD

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 17 (31.48%) WebSphere
2 14 (25.93%) JBoss
2 14 (25.93%) WebLogic
3 6 (11.11%) CICS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Firewall
2 3 (5.56%) SSH
3 2 (3.70%) Telepresence
3 2 (3.70%) VPN
4 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.85%) LAN
4 1 (1.85%) Network Security
4 1 (1.85%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.37%) DB2
2 2 (3.70%) IMS/DB
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (14.81%) ClearCase
1 8 (14.81%) Subversion
General
1 37 (68.52%) Banking
2 32 (59.26%) Finance
3 4 (7.41%) Advertising
3 4 (7.41%) Investment Banking
3 4 (7.41%) Retail
3 4 (7.41%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Corporate Banking
4 3 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (29.63%) Integration Engineer
2 13 (24.07%) Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Integration Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Consultant
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Integration Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Analyst
4 7 (12.96%) Developer
5 5 (9.26%) Designer
5 5 (9.26%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.41%) Analyst Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Software Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Applications Support
7 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Messaging Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Middleware Analyst
7 3 (5.56%) Product Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Support Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Applications Support Specialist
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Mainframe Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) EJB
1 22 (40.74%) JMS
1 22 (40.74%) JSP
1 22 (40.74%) Servlets
2 14 (25.93%) Web Services
2 14 (25.93%) WSDL
2 14 (25.93%) XML
2 14 (25.93%) XSD
3 9 (16.67%) J2EE
4 8 (14.81%) Hibernate
4 8 (14.81%) Middleware
4 8 (14.81%) Struts
5 3 (5.56%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (5.56%) WebSphere MQ
6 2 (3.70%) .NET
7 1 (1.85%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.85%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 4 (7.41%) PMI
3 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (5.56%) PKI
4 2 (3.70%) CMDB
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
1 10 (18.52%) Unix
2 9 (16.67%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) AIX
4 1 (1.85%) HPUX
4 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) SDLC
2 18 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (24.07%) Continuous Integration
3 13 (24.07%) Service Management
4 12 (22.22%) TDD
4 12 (22.22%) Test Automation
5 11 (20.37%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (18.52%) BDD
6 10 (18.52%) Risk Management
6 10 (18.52%) Waterfall
7 8 (14.81%) ITIL
8 7 (12.96%) Information Security
9 6 (11.11%) Incident Management
9 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
10 4 (7.41%) Agile Project Management
10 4 (7.41%) Creative Problem-Solving
10 4 (7.41%) Performance Management
10 4 (7.41%) PRINCE2
10 4 (7.41%) Time Management
10 4 (7.41%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) Java
2 22 (40.74%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
4 6 (11.11%) COBOL
5 5 (9.26%) Assembly Language
6 4 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.70%) C#
8 1 (1.85%) Perl
8 1 (1.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 4 (7.41%) CISM
2 4 (7.41%) CISSP
2 4 (7.41%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) PCI DSS
1 4 (7.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.85%) QA
3 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Netcool
1 4 (7.41%) SCOM
2 3 (5.56%) BladeLogic
2 3 (5.56%) CA Wily
2 3 (5.56%) Ganglia
2 3 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (3.70%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (1.85%) IBM BigFix
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 8 (14.81%) Chordiant
2 8 (14.81%) IBM
3 4 (7.41%) CA
3 4 (7.41%) Teradata
4 3 (5.56%) BMC
4 3 (5.56%) Snow
4 3 (5.56%) TOWER Software
5 2 (3.70%) Avaya
5 2 (3.70%) Cisco
5 2 (3.70%) Peregrine
5 2 (3.70%) Riverbed
5 2 (3.70%) Sun
6 1 (1.85%) ServiceNow
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