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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 115 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 13 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.56% 0.70% 0.058%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.66% 2.13% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 1
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +2.94%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
781 703 471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.56% 32.90% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 632 649 422
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 22 September 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) DB2
4 9 (47.37%) Oracle
5 8 (42.11%) COBOL
6 7 (36.84%) UNIX
7 6 (31.58%) ITIL
7 6 (31.58%) Internet
8 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (26.32%) Middleware
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) Apache
8 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
8 5 (26.32%) IIS
9 4 (21.05%) CICS
9 4 (21.05%) IBM
9 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
9 4 (21.05%) JCL
9 4 (21.05%) CA Endevor
9 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
10 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
10 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
10 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
10 3 (15.79%) Data Management
10 3 (15.79%) ERwin
10 3 (15.79%) Project Management
10 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
11 2 (10.53%) ETL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (26.32%) Apache
1 5 (26.32%) Tomcat
1 5 (26.32%) IIS
2 4 (21.05%) CICS
3 2 (10.53%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 6 (31.58%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (52.63%) DB2
2 3 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (10.53%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (5.26%) Base SAS
4 1 (5.26%) MarkLogic
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle OLAP
4 1 (5.26%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) ERwin
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.26%) Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 5 (26.32%) Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) COBOL Programmer
3 4 (21.05%) COBOL Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.53%) Architect
5 2 (10.53%) Support Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Testing Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Service Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Data Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Business Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Data Warehouse Architect
6 1 (5.26%) Siebel Business Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) Middleware
2 1 (5.26%) D-Bus
2 1 (5.26%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Data Integration
3 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) UNIX
2 5 (26.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Data Governance
2 3 (15.79%) Supplier Management
2 3 (15.79%) Data Management
2 3 (15.79%) Project Management
2 3 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (15.79%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.53%) ETL
3 2 (10.53%) Data Security
3 2 (10.53%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Process Management
3 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.53%) Analytics
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
4 1 (5.26%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.26%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) SQL
2 8 (42.11%) COBOL
3 4 (21.05%) JCL
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Oracle
2 4 (21.05%) IBM
3 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.26%) DataFlux
4 1 (5.26%) Siebel
4 1 (5.26%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.26%) Trillium