The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Blackburn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 2.94% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 6.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +11.11%
Mainframe
Lancashire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Blackburn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
15 17 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackburn 44.12% 20.73% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 6
Average salary £29,274 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.93% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,989 £29,100 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,250 £41,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Blackburn

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Blackburn

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Blackburn

Mainframe
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Blackburn

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Blackburn by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Blackburn 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 1 (33.33%) CICS
1 1 (33.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DB2 Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM