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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 119 113 108
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 10 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 0.65% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.75% 2.55% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 10 14 2
Average salary £39,000 £30,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +13.09%
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
572 549 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 26.77% 25.48% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 461 511 350
Average salary £42,375 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.29% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £61,200
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 27 August 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) DB2
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 9 (56.25%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) COBOL
4 6 (37.50%) Oracle
5 5 (31.25%) CICS
5 5 (31.25%) JCL
5 5 (31.25%) IBM
5 5 (31.25%) CA Endevor
5 5 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
6 4 (25.00%) Internet
6 4 (25.00%) UNIX
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
7 3 (18.75%) Apache
7 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL
7 3 (18.75%) IIS
7 3 (18.75%) ERwin
7 3 (18.75%) Middleware
7 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (18.75%) Data Management
7 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
7 3 (18.75%) Data Governance
7 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
8 2 (12.50%) Analytics
8 2 (12.50%) Risk Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 5 (31.25%) CICS
2 3 (18.75%) IIS
2 3 (18.75%) Apache
2 3 (18.75%) Tomcat
3 2 (12.50%) SAS
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (12.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
4 1 (6.25%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) ERwin
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Analyst
2 5 (31.25%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (31.25%) Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) COBOL Programmer
3 4 (25.00%) COBOL Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Business Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Siebel Business Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Data Architect
6 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) Data Integration
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) UNIX
2 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
1 3 (18.75%) Data Modelling
1 3 (18.75%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) Data Management
1 3 (18.75%) Supplier Management
1 3 (18.75%) Data Governance
2 2 (12.50%) Analytics
2 2 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Security
2 2 (12.50%) Risk Management
2 2 (12.50%) Project Management
2 2 (12.50%) Process Management
2 2 (12.50%) ETL
3 1 (6.25%) CRM
3 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.25%) Service Management
3 1 (6.25%) Migration
3 1 (6.25%) Information Management
3 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
3 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) SQL
2 8 (50.00%) COBOL
3 5 (31.25%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) Oracle
2 5 (31.25%) IBM
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.25%) DataFlux
4 1 (6.25%) Business Objects
4 1 (6.25%) Siebel
4 1 (6.25%) Trillium
Birmingham
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago