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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 312 - 328
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% - 0.008%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.022% - 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Average salary £55,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
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
4629 5660 6022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 44.32% 45.40% 49.66%
Number of salaries quoted 3798 4622 5266
Average salary £57,500 £57,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.87% -0.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,380 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 3 (100.00%) DB2
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) RACF
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) ACF2
2 2 (66.67%) zSecure
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
3 1 (33.33%) MTS
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
3 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) MTS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) SWIFT
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) RACF
1 2 (66.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) TOWER Software