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 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 250 266 271
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 50 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.39% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.83% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 33
Average salary £55,600 £47,500 £51,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.05% -6.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £77,000
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
4223 4929 4963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.38% 46.96% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3606 4163 4449
Average salary £55,000 £56,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% +1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 January 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 January 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 41 (55.41%) Banking
2 39 (52.70%) Finance
3 38 (51.35%) CICS
4 24 (32.43%) COBOL
5 22 (29.73%) DB2
6 18 (24.32%) Oracle
6 18 (24.32%) Java
6 18 (24.32%) SQL
7 17 (22.97%) UNIX
7 17 (22.97%) ETL
8 16 (21.62%) Change Management
9 15 (20.27%) SOA
9 15 (20.27%) Web Services
10 14 (18.92%) J2EE
10 14 (18.92%) Project Management
11 13 (17.57%) Retail
12 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
12 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
13 11 (14.86%) XML
13 11 (14.86%) UML
13 11 (14.86%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (14.86%) Performance Tuning
14 10 (13.51%) SWIFT
14 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (13.51%) Marketing
14 10 (13.51%) Load Balancing
14 10 (13.51%) Financial Institution
14 10 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
14 10 (13.51%) MQSeries

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 38 (51.35%) CICS
2 10 (13.51%) MQSeries
3 9 (12.16%) Documentum
3 9 (12.16%) FileNet
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) SAS
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.76%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.05%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.70%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) FTP
2 5 (6.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.35%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (29.73%) DB2
2 10 (13.51%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.76%) MS Access
3 5 (6.76%) MySQL
3 5 (6.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.35%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.35%) BODI
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.35%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 1 (1.35%) LoadRunner
General
1 41 (55.41%) Banking
2 39 (52.70%) Finance
3 13 (17.57%) Retail
4 10 (13.51%) Financial Institution
4 10 (13.51%) Marketing
5 5 (6.76%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.35%) Back Office
6 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Architect
2 16 (21.62%) Designer
3 12 (16.22%) Solutions Architect
4 11 (14.86%) Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Developer
6 9 (12.16%) Programmer
7 7 (9.46%) Systems Designer
7 7 (9.46%) Auditor
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Programmer
8 5 (6.76%) Solutions Designer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Business Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Business Systems Analyst
8 5 (6.76%) Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.05%) DBA
9 3 (4.05%) Oracle DBA
9 3 (4.05%) Lead Architect
9 3 (4.05%) Service Design Architect
9 3 (4.05%) IT Auditor
10 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.27%) Web Services
2 14 (18.92%) J2EE
3 11 (14.86%) XML
4 10 (13.51%) XSD
4 10 (13.51%) .NET
5 9 (12.16%) WSDL
5 9 (12.16%) .NET Framework
6 6 (8.11%) Middleware
7 2 (2.70%) XSLT
7 2 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (2.70%) REST
8 1 (1.35%) JAX-WS
8 1 (1.35%) HTML
8 1 (1.35%) EJB
8 1 (1.35%) JMX
8 1 (1.35%) Spring
8 1 (1.35%) JSF
8 1 (1.35%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.35%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.51%) SWIFT
2 5 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.70%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.70%) VSAM
4 2 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.35%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) UNIX
2 8 (10.81%) Windows
3 6 (8.11%) zOS
4 5 (6.76%) Linux
5 3 (4.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) AIX
6 1 (1.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) ETL
2 16 (21.62%) Change Management
3 15 (20.27%) SOA
4 14 (18.92%) Project Management
5 12 (16.22%) Data Modelling
5 12 (16.22%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (14.86%) UML
6 11 (14.86%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (14.86%) Performance Tuning
7 10 (13.51%) OOA/OOD
7 10 (13.51%) B2B
7 10 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (13.51%) Load Balancing
8 9 (12.16%) Release Management
8 9 (12.16%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (12.16%) Logistics
8 9 (12.16%) Project Planning
9 8 (10.81%) Asset Management
10 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.43%) COBOL
2 18 (24.32%) Java
2 18 (24.32%) SQL
3 5 (6.76%) VBA
3 5 (6.76%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.70%) Korn
4 2 (2.70%) Apex Code
4 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.70%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.35%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
2 2 (2.70%) PMP
2 2 (2.70%) PMI Certification
2 2 (2.70%) CISA
2 2 (2.70%) QiCA
3 1 (1.35%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) QA
2 2 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (8.11%) RACF
1 6 (8.11%) ACF2
2 4 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.05%) vSphere
4 1 (1.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Tivoli
1 3 (4.05%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.35%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 18 (24.32%) Oracle
2 9 (12.16%) Pega
3 6 (8.11%) IBM
4 5 (6.76%) Hyperion
5 4 (5.41%) VMware
6 3 (4.05%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.05%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.05%) Compuware
6 3 (4.05%) BMC
7 2 (2.70%) HP
7 2 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.35%) webMethods
8 1 (1.35%) Informatica
8 1 (1.35%) NetApp
8 1 (1.35%) Software AG
8 1 (1.35%) CA
8 1 (1.35%) Sun
8 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
8 1 (1.35%) Cognos
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