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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 287 281 293
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 33 45 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.29% 0.38% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.81% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 27 34 35
Average salary £58,000 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.40% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £26,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
5027 5522 6065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 43.65% 46.70% 48.12%
Number of salaries quoted 4137 4818 5547
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 37 (44.05%) SQL
2 29 (34.52%) Finance
3 27 (32.14%) Change Management
4 25 (29.76%) Banking
5 24 (28.57%) Information Management
5 24 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
6 20 (23.81%) Oracle
6 20 (23.81%) DB2
7 19 (22.62%) UNIX
8 18 (21.43%) CICS
8 18 (21.43%) Document Management
9 17 (20.24%) Workflow
10 15 (17.86%) Windows
10 15 (17.86%) Test Scripting
11 13 (15.48%) Middleware
12 12 (14.29%) zOS
12 12 (14.29%) RACF
12 12 (14.29%) Retail
13 10 (11.90%) Web Services
14 9 (10.71%) Java
14 9 (10.71%) IBM
15 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
15 7 (8.33%) WebSphere
15 7 (8.33%) QA
16 6 (7.14%) ACF2
16 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
16 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
16 6 (7.14%) Project Management
16 6 (7.14%) SOA

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 18 (21.43%) CICS
2 7 (8.33%) WebSphere
3 6 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 4 (4.76%) Apache
4 4 (4.76%) GlassFish
5 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (2.38%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.19%) WorkSite
6 1 (1.19%) MQSeries
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.19%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.19%) Oracle ERP
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.95%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.57%) HTTP
2 3 (3.57%) HTTPS
2 3 (3.57%) Firewall
3 1 (1.19%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.19%) WAN
3 1 (1.19%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.81%) DB2
2 6 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 5 (5.95%) Oracle Database 11g
3 5 (5.95%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (4.76%) BODI
5 3 (3.57%) MS Access
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.38%) MySQL
6 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 3 (3.57%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (34.52%) Finance
2 25 (29.76%) Banking
3 12 (14.29%) Retail
4 3 (3.57%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.57%) Marketing
5 2 (2.38%) Back Office
5 2 (2.38%) Legal
5 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.19%) Billing
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.19%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 27 (32.14%) Analyst
2 23 (27.38%) Business Analyst
2 23 (27.38%) Business Systems Analyst
2 23 (27.38%) Systems Analyst
3 18 (21.43%) Architect
4 9 (10.71%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (10.71%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 5 (5.95%) Technical Specialist
6 5 (5.95%) Senior Technician
7 4 (4.76%) Service Design Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
7 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (3.57%) Developer
8 3 (3.57%) Auditor
9 2 (2.38%) Technical Leader
9 2 (2.38%) Service Management Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.48%) Middleware
2 10 (11.90%) Web Services
3 5 (5.95%) J2EE
3 5 (5.95%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 4 (4.76%) .NET
5 3 (3.57%) EJB
5 3 (3.57%) XML
5 3 (3.57%) XSLT
5 3 (3.57%) XML Schema
5 3 (3.57%) JAX-WS
5 3 (3.57%) JAXB
5 3 (3.57%) JMX
5 3 (3.57%) JSF
6 1 (1.19%) Dojo
6 1 (1.19%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.19%) CGI
6 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (2.38%) SWIFT
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.38%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (2.38%) CESG
3 2 (2.38%) VSAM
3 2 (2.38%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (2.38%) iSeries
4 1 (1.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.62%) UNIX
2 15 (17.86%) Windows
3 12 (14.29%) zOS
4 6 (7.14%) Linux
5 5 (5.95%) Solaris
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.14%) Change Management
2 24 (28.57%) Information Management
2 24 (28.57%) Portfolio Management
3 18 (21.43%) Document Management
4 17 (20.24%) Workflow
5 15 (17.86%) Test Scripting
6 7 (8.33%) Risk Management
7 6 (7.14%) Project Management
7 6 (7.14%) UML
7 6 (7.14%) SOA
7 6 (7.14%) ETL
8 5 (5.95%) Service Delivery
8 5 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Architecture
8 5 (5.95%) Unit Testing
9 4 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.76%) Coaching
9 4 (4.76%) Information Security
9 4 (4.76%) Validation
9 4 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 37 (44.05%) SQL
2 9 (10.71%) Java
3 4 (4.76%) COBOL
4 3 (3.57%) VBA
5 1 (1.19%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.19%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.19%) JCL
5 1 (1.19%) C#
5 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (1.19%) MCP
2 1 (1.19%) OCP
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 12 (14.29%) RACF
2 6 (7.14%) ACF2
3 1 (1.19%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.19%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) Tivoli
2 4 (4.76%) SCOM
2 4 (4.76%) OpenSSO
3 1 (1.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 20 (23.81%) Oracle
2 9 (10.71%) IBM
3 5 (5.95%) Actimize
4 4 (4.76%) BMC
4 4 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 4 (4.76%) Business Objects
4 4 (4.76%) Cognos
4 4 (4.76%) Sun
4 4 (4.76%) Compuware
4 4 (4.76%) HP
4 4 (4.76%) Informatica
5 2 (2.38%) Adobe
5 2 (2.38%) Sybase
6 1 (1.19%) Unisys
6 1 (1.19%) Cisco
6 1 (1.19%) NetApp
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.19%) VMware
6 1 (1.19%) Intel
6 1 (1.19%) Juniper
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Posted: 3 days ago
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