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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 256 302 359
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +57
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.061% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.023% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Median salary - £55,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £44,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.69% -6.84%
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
3131 4331 5982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.37% 43.16% 47.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2839 3568 4952
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 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
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 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 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 10 (100.00%) IBM
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (60.00%) CICS
2 6 (60.00%) JCL
2 6 (60.00%) COBOL
2 6 (60.00%) DB2
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) SDLC
4 4 (40.00%) Retail
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 4 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 4 (40.00%) DataPower
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) AIX
4 4 (40.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) MQSeries
4 4 (40.00%) Middleware
5 2 (20.00%) SEPA
6 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Management

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 6 (60.00%) CICS
2 4 (40.00%) MQSeries
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 4 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
General
1 10 (100.00%) Banking
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Subject Matter Expert
2 4 (40.00%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Expert
4 1 (10.00%) CICS Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) DB2 Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 4 (40.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (40.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) AIX
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) SDLC
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) COBOL
1 6 (60.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) TOWER Software