The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 279 295 292
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 35 42 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.34% 0.23%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.72% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 28 37 24
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £54,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +10.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £75,000 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
4375 5833 5481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.48% 46.98% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3623 4791 4739
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the City of London

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the City of London region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the City of London

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 56 (68.29%) CICS
2 53 (64.63%) Banking
3 38 (46.34%) Finance
3 38 (46.34%) DB2
4 34 (41.46%) COBOL
5 22 (26.83%) SOA
6 20 (24.39%) Java
7 18 (21.95%) UNIX
8 17 (20.73%) SWIFT
9 16 (19.51%) Oracle
9 16 (19.51%) Retail
9 16 (19.51%) Logistics
10 15 (18.29%) J2EE
10 15 (18.29%) Web Services
11 14 (17.07%) ETL
11 14 (17.07%) Data Modelling
12 13 (15.85%) Project Management
12 13 (15.85%) .NET
12 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (15.85%) Change Management
12 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (14.63%) .NET Framework
13 12 (14.63%) UML
14 11 (13.41%) RACF
14 11 (13.41%) zOS
14 11 (13.41%) FTP
14 11 (13.41%) WSDL
14 11 (13.41%) B2B
14 11 (13.41%) OOA/OOD
14 11 (13.41%) MQSeries

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 56 (68.29%) CICS
2 11 (13.41%) FileNet
2 11 (13.41%) MQSeries
2 11 (13.41%) Documentum
3 1 (1.22%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.10%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (3.66%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.44%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) FTP
2 6 (7.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (46.34%) DB2
2 7 (8.54%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.44%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.22%) MySQL
5 1 (1.22%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.22%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.22%) MS Access
5 1 (1.22%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) PROIV
General
1 53 (64.63%) Banking
2 38 (46.34%) Finance
3 16 (19.51%) Retail
4 11 (13.41%) Financial Institution
4 11 (13.41%) Marketing
5 5 (6.10%) Private Banking
6 2 (2.44%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (28.05%) Architect
2 22 (26.83%) Designer
3 14 (17.07%) Solutions Architect
4 12 (14.63%) Solutions Designer
4 12 (14.63%) Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) Programmer
6 9 (10.98%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (10.98%) Senior Programmer
7 7 (8.54%) Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Systems Designer
8 6 (7.32%) Consultant
8 6 (7.32%) Lead Designer
9 4 (4.88%) Lead Architect
10 3 (3.66%) AWS Architect
10 3 (3.66%) DBA
10 3 (3.66%) IT Auditor
10 3 (3.66%) Oracle DBA
10 3 (3.66%) Auditor
11 2 (2.44%) Senior Auditor
11 2 (2.44%) Platform Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.29%) J2EE
1 15 (18.29%) Web Services
2 13 (15.85%) .NET
3 12 (14.63%) .NET Framework
4 11 (13.41%) WSDL
4 11 (13.41%) XML
4 11 (13.41%) XSD
5 3 (3.66%) Spring
6 2 (2.44%) REST
6 2 (2.44%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.44%) JMS
6 2 (2.44%) SOAP
7 1 (1.22%) HTML
7 1 (1.22%) Java EE
7 1 (1.22%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.73%) SWIFT
2 10 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 6 (7.32%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.44%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.22%) iSeries
5 1 (1.22%) AS400
5 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.95%) UNIX
2 11 (13.41%) zOS
3 6 (7.32%) Linux
4 3 (3.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (26.83%) SOA
2 16 (19.51%) Logistics
3 14 (17.07%) ETL
3 14 (17.07%) Data Modelling
4 13 (15.85%) Project Management
4 13 (15.85%) Change Management
4 13 (15.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (15.85%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (14.63%) UML
6 11 (13.41%) OOA/OOD
6 11 (13.41%) B2B
6 11 (13.41%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (13.41%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (13.41%) Project Planning
6 11 (13.41%) Load Balancing
6 11 (13.41%) Release Management
6 11 (13.41%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (9.76%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.10%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (41.46%) COBOL
2 20 (24.39%) Java
3 9 (10.98%) SQL
4 5 (6.10%) PL/SQL
5 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.44%) Korn
6 2 (2.44%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.22%) VBA
7 1 (1.22%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (2.44%) PMP
1 2 (2.44%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.44%) CISA
1 2 (2.44%) QiCA
2 1 (1.22%) Degree
2 1 (1.22%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.66%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.44%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (13.41%) RACF
2 6 (7.32%) ACF2
3 3 (3.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.66%) vSphere
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Oracle
2 11 (13.41%) Pega
3 7 (8.54%) IBM
4 5 (6.10%) Hyperion
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 3 (3.66%) Red Hat
6 3 (3.66%) VMware
7 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.22%) Apigee
City of London
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £33000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago