The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 136 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.043% 0.094% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
IBM Mainframe
West Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
751 709 398
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 32.18% 33.36% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 635 648 347
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £27,500 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in Birmingham

IBM Mainframe
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) CICS
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
1 4 (100.00%) CA Endevor

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (100.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 4 (100.00%) Financial Institution
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL Programmer
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM