The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 138 133 153
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.080% 0.087% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.23% 0.28% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £70,000 £32,905 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+112.73% -37.32%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Mainframe
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
880 726 966
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 35.30% 31.59% 33.04%
Number of salaries quoted 647 589 784
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Peterborough +3 1 £70,000 +112.73% 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
2 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (57.14%) Unisys
2 4 (57.14%) UML
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (14.29%) LINC
5 1 (14.29%) WCF
5 1 (14.29%) LINQ
5 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
5 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
5 1 (14.29%) Splunk
5 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
5 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (14.29%) COBOL
5 1 (14.29%) BPEL
5 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
5 1 (14.29%) VMware

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Programmer
1 4 (57.14%) Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 3 (42.86%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Mainframe Programmer
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) BizTalk Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) SOAP
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) ODBC
1 1 (14.29%) WCF
1 1 (14.29%) LINQ
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) UML
1 4 (57.14%) Waterfall
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Management
3 1 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (14.29%) SOA
3 1 (14.29%) B2B
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) BPEL
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) LINC
3 1 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Unisys
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) BMC
2 1 (14.29%) Cognizant
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) Splunk
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle