The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 89 91 97
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 3 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.30% 0.49% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.05% 1.37% 1.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £20,000 £52,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-61.90% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,200 £52,500 £42,900
10% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £52,500 £79,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +11.76%
Mainframe
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
287 366 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 28.36% 36.20% 28.53%
Number of salaries quoted 254 332 286
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,556
% change year-on-year
- +3.74%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 24 November 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Dunstable - 2 £19,500 -
Luton - 1 £27,000 -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe.

1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Structured Cabling
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
4 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) BASE24
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) SLA
5 1 (14.29%) HP

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Mainframe also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Structured Cabling
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Trainee
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Operator
3 2 (28.57%) Trainee Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
2 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) HP