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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 265 316 349
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +33
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.057% 0.019% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.044% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
IBM Mainframe
London

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

Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
3348 4569 6018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.95% 43.06% 47.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2981 3764 4979
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £81,150
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in the City of London

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 May 2016, IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 21 (100.00%) IBM
1 21 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 19 (90.48%) Banking
3 17 (80.95%) JCL
3 17 (80.95%) CICS
3 17 (80.95%) COBOL
4 16 (76.19%) DB2
4 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (52.38%) SDLC
6 10 (47.62%) Finance
6 10 (47.62%) Change Management
7 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
7 6 (28.57%) TOWER Software
8 4 (19.05%) Middleware
8 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
8 4 (19.05%) Retail
8 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
8 4 (19.05%) Windows
8 4 (19.05%) AIX
8 4 (19.05%) Linux
8 4 (19.05%) MQSeries
8 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
8 4 (19.05%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (19.05%) DataPower
9 3 (14.29%) SWIFT
9 3 (14.29%) SEPA
10 2 (9.52%) Payment Gateway
10 2 (9.52%) MTS
11 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 17 (80.95%) CICS
2 4 (19.05%) MQSeries
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
2 4 (19.05%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (9.52%) MTS
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (76.19%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (4.76%) IDMS
General
1 19 (90.48%) Banking
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
3 4 (19.05%) Retail
4 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Subject Matter Expert
2 6 (28.57%) Designer
2 6 (28.57%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (19.05%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (14.29%) Mainframe Expert
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (4.76%) CICS Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (4.76%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Developer
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) IT Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Designer
5 1 (4.76%) Mainframe Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (76.19%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (19.05%) DataPower
4 3 (14.29%) SWIFT
5 1 (4.76%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) AIX
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) SDLC
2 10 (47.62%) Change Management
3 6 (28.57%) Risk Management
4 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
5 1 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) COBOL
1 17 (80.95%) JCL
2 1 (4.76%) Assembly Language
2 1 (4.76%) CLIST
2 1 (4.76%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SEPA
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (28.57%) TOWER Software