The first 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 280 293 297
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 48 32 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.27% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.64% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 42 24 34
Average salary £60,000 £65,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.69% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,200 £49,650
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,250 £43,125
% change year-on-year
-3.55% +14.20%
Miscellaneous Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
4679 4992 5147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.58% 41.62% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3851 4354 4715
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
London

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 24 July 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the City of London

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 41 (45.56%) SQL
2 29 (32.22%) Finance
3 27 (30.00%) Oracle
4 22 (24.44%) Change Management
4 22 (24.44%) Banking
4 22 (24.44%) Portfolio Management
5 21 (23.33%) Information Management
6 19 (21.11%) Document Management
7 18 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 18 (20.00%) Web Services
8 16 (17.78%) UNIX
8 16 (17.78%) DB2
9 15 (16.67%) Java
9 15 (16.67%) Solaris
9 15 (16.67%) Linux
10 14 (15.56%) OOA/OOD
10 14 (15.56%) Workflow
10 14 (15.56%) CICS
11 13 (14.44%) UML
11 13 (14.44%) XML
11 13 (14.44%) XSLT
11 13 (14.44%) XML Schema
11 13 (14.44%) B2B
12 12 (13.33%) SOA
12 12 (13.33%) Apache
12 12 (13.33%) zOS
12 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
12 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
13 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (12.22%) RACF

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 14 (15.56%) CICS
2 12 (13.33%) Apache
3 9 (10.00%) uWSGI
3 9 (10.00%) nginx
4 8 (8.89%) Tomcat
5 7 (7.78%) GlassFish
6 6 (6.67%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (1.11%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
2 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.11%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.33%) Firewall
3 2 (2.22%) HTTP
3 2 (2.22%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.78%) DB2
2 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (10.00%) MySQL
5 7 (7.78%) BODI
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.11%) MS Access
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.22%) Subversion
2 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (32.22%) Finance
2 22 (24.44%) Banking
3 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) Marketing
5 2 (2.22%) Legal
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Front Office
6 1 (1.11%) Back Office
6 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Billing
6 1 (1.11%) Korean Language
6 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Analyst
2 23 (25.56%) Architect
3 20 (22.22%) Business Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
3 20 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
4 14 (15.56%) Security Architect
5 9 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 9 (10.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Senior Business Analyst
7 7 (7.78%) Software Engineer
7 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Architect
7 7 (7.78%) Python Software Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Senior Technician
9 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
10 4 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
11 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
11 3 (3.33%) Developer
12 2 (2.22%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.00%) Web Services
2 13 (14.44%) XML
2 13 (14.44%) XSLT
2 13 (14.44%) XML Schema
3 9 (10.00%) HTML
3 9 (10.00%) jQuery
3 9 (10.00%) Django
3 9 (10.00%) Ajax
3 9 (10.00%) Pylons
4 8 (8.89%) Middleware
5 7 (7.78%) CSS
5 7 (7.78%) .NET
6 6 (6.67%) JAX-WS
6 6 (6.67%) JSF
6 6 (6.67%) EJB
6 6 (6.67%) JAXB
6 6 (6.67%) JMX
7 5 (5.56%) J2EE
7 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
8 1 (1.11%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.00%) CESG
3 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
3 3 (3.33%) iSeries
4 2 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.11%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) UNIX
2 15 (16.67%) Solaris
2 15 (16.67%) Linux
3 12 (13.33%) zOS
4 11 (12.22%) Windows
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) Change Management
1 22 (24.44%) Portfolio Management
2 21 (23.33%) Information Management
3 19 (21.11%) Document Management
4 18 (20.00%) Risk Management
5 14 (15.56%) OOA/OOD
5 14 (15.56%) Workflow
6 13 (14.44%) UML
6 13 (14.44%) B2B
7 12 (13.33%) SOA
7 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
8 9 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
8 9 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
8 9 (10.00%) Web Application Development
9 7 (7.78%) Information Security
9 7 (7.78%) ETL
9 7 (7.78%) Software Engineering
10 6 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
10 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 41 (45.56%) SQL
2 15 (16.67%) Java
3 9 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (10.00%) Python
3 9 (10.00%) Ruby
4 3 (3.33%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.11%) COBOL
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) OCP
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) RACF
2 4 (4.44%) ACF2
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 9 (10.00%) Vagrant
1 9 (10.00%) Ansible
2 7 (7.78%) OpenSSO
3 2 (2.22%) Tivoli
4 1 (1.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (30.00%) Oracle
2 7 (7.78%) Informatica
2 7 (7.78%) Cognos
2 7 (7.78%) IBM
2 7 (7.78%) Sun
2 7 (7.78%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) Actimize
4 3 (3.33%) HP
4 3 (3.33%) Sybase
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.11%) BMC
6 1 (1.11%) Reuters
6 1 (1.11%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.11%) Unisys
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco
6 1 (1.11%) Compuware
6 1 (1.11%) Intel
6 1 (1.11%) Juniper
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