The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 106 113 107
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 9 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.47% 0.55% 0.18%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 2.19% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 3
Average salary £52,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.25% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +10.85%
Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
470 502 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 24.49% 25.01% 24.32%
Number of salaries quoted 385 461 367
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £44,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,744 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £66,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
West Midlands

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 23 July 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 9 (75.00%) DB2
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) COBOL
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (41.67%) IBM
4 5 (41.67%) CICS
4 5 (41.67%) JCL
4 5 (41.67%) CA Endevor
4 5 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
6 3 (25.00%) Data Management
6 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (25.00%) ERwin
6 3 (25.00%) Oracle
6 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
6 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
6 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
7 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 2 (16.67%) ETL
7 2 (16.67%) SAS
7 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (16.67%) Process Management
7 2 (16.67%) Data Security
7 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
8 1 (8.33%) Data Migration

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (41.67%) CICS
2 2 (16.67%) SAS
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) DB2
2 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (8.33%) Base SAS
4 1 (8.33%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) ERwin
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 5 (41.67%) Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) COBOL Programmer
3 4 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Consultant
5 2 (16.67%) Architect
5 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Data Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Siebel Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) SAS Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Senior SAS Consultant
6 1 (8.33%) Data Architect
6 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) Data Integration
3 1 (8.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) Data Management
1 3 (25.00%) Data Governance
2 2 (16.67%) ETL
2 2 (16.67%) Process Management
2 2 (16.67%) Data Security
2 2 (16.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Data Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) CRM
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Project Management
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Insight
3 1 (8.33%) Business Analytics
3 1 (8.33%) Business Transformation
3 1 (8.33%) Information Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) COBOL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (8.33%) Siebel
3 1 (8.33%) Trillium
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) DataFlux