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 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
IBM Mainframe
Rank 246 314 -
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 15 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.039% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.46% 0.088% -
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 0
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +18.75%
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
3240 4557 4969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 48.41% 44.68% 48.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2858 3865 4207
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the City of London region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) COBOL
1 39 (100.00%) IBM
1 39 (100.00%) CICS
1 39 (100.00%) JCL
1 39 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 38 (97.44%) DB2
3 37 (94.87%) Banking
4 33 (84.62%) SDLC
5 32 (82.05%) Finance
6 28 (71.79%) TOWER Software
6 28 (71.79%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (61.54%) MTS
8 23 (58.97%) SEPA
9 22 (56.41%) Change Management
10 15 (38.46%) SWIFT
11 14 (35.90%) Payment Gateway
12 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
12 12 (30.77%) Anti-Money Laundering
12 12 (30.77%) Middleware
13 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
14 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
14 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
14 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
14 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
14 1 (2.56%) REXX
14 1 (2.56%) Zachman Framework
14 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
14 1 (2.56%) Life Science
14 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 39 (100.00%) CICS
2 24 (61.54%) MTS
Business Applications
1 14 (35.90%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (97.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.56%) IDMS
General
1 37 (94.87%) Banking
2 32 (82.05%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 21 (53.85%) Developer
1 21 (53.85%) Lead Developer
1 21 (53.85%) Subject Matter Expert
2 6 (15.38%) Designer
2 6 (15.38%) Solutions Designer
3 3 (7.69%) Mainframe Expert
4 2 (5.13%) Applications Support
5 1 (2.56%) Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 1 (2.56%) CICS Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse Architect
5 1 (2.56%) DB2 Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) IBM Technical Architect
5 1 (2.56%) IT Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe Architect
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe Designer
5 1 (2.56%) Mainframe Specialist
5 1 (2.56%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 39 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 28 (71.79%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (38.46%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.56%) Life Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (84.62%) SDLC
2 22 (56.41%) Change Management
3 12 (30.77%) Anti-Money Laundering
3 12 (30.77%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (15.38%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.56%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (2.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
5 1 (2.56%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) COBOL
1 39 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (2.56%) Assembly Language
2 1 (2.56%) CLIST
2 1 (2.56%) REXX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (58.97%) SEPA
Vendors
1 39 (100.00%) IBM
2 28 (71.79%) TOWER Software