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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - - 122
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £38,650
UK excluding London average salary £44,397 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +11.11%
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
940 986 936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 45.04% 43.67% 45.55%
Number of salaries quoted 673 732 782
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,365 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (75.00%) Unisys
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) UML
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) DB2
3 1 (25.00%) CICS
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
3 1 (25.00%) VSAM
3 1 (25.00%) IMS/DB
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (25.00%) PROIV

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (25.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (25.00%) DB2
2 1 (25.00%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) PROIV
General
1 3 (75.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Mainframe Programmer
1 3 (75.00%) Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Mainframe Analyst Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Mainframe Programmer
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Programme Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Assembler Developer
3 1 (25.00%) DB2 Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Assembler Developer
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (25.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
1 2 (50.00%) UML
1 2 (50.00%) Waterfall
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (25.00%) COBOL
3 1 (25.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Unisys