The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 108 112 112
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.88% 0.17% 0.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.86% 0.55% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 3
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
560 545 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 30.63% 30.13% 24.06%
Number of salaries quoted 444 489 358
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £60,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Birmingham

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 19 (95.00%) UNIX
1 19 (95.00%) IBM
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 15 (75.00%) AIX
3 15 (75.00%) Java
3 15 (75.00%) WebSphere
4 12 (60.00%) Oracle
4 12 (60.00%) DB2
5 11 (55.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 11 (55.00%) Business Objects
5 11 (55.00%) Perl
5 11 (55.00%) SQL
5 11 (55.00%) Solaris
5 11 (55.00%) Web Services
5 11 (55.00%) CICS
5 11 (55.00%) MQSeries
5 11 (55.00%) SOA
5 11 (55.00%) MVS
5 11 (55.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 11 (55.00%) Tivoli
5 11 (55.00%) JCL
5 11 (55.00%) ISPF
6 5 (25.00%) Control-M
7 4 (20.00%) HTTP
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) Windows
7 4 (20.00%) JBoss
7 4 (20.00%) Finance
7 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Birmingham 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 15 (75.00%) WebSphere
2 11 (55.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 11 (55.00%) MQSeries
2 11 (55.00%) CICS
3 4 (20.00%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Marketing
2 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Consultant
1 12 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
5 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) Web Services
1 11 (55.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 11 (55.00%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) UNIX
2 16 (80.00%) Linux
3 15 (75.00%) AIX
4 11 (55.00%) Solaris
4 11 (55.00%) MVS
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) SOA
2 4 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (10.00%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (5.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) Java
2 11 (55.00%) Perl
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 11 (55.00%) JCL
3 3 (15.00%) COBOL
4 1 (5.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) Tivoli
2 5 (25.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) IBM
2 12 (60.00%) Oracle
3 11 (55.00%) Business Objects
4 3 (15.00%) BMC
4 3 (15.00%) i2
5 2 (10.00%) Sitecore
6 1 (5.00%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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