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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 290 290 270
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 24 52 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.22% 0.43% 0.47%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.91% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 44
Average salary £55,550 £53,750 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.34% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £79,250 £100,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £41,270
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +15.09%
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
4627 5743 5415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 42.03% 47.24% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3965 4910 4938
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 £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 33 (47.14%) Banking
2 30 (42.86%) Finance
3 26 (37.14%) CICS
4 25 (35.71%) SQL
5 18 (25.71%) DB2
6 16 (22.86%) COBOL
7 15 (21.43%) UNIX
7 15 (21.43%) Change Management
8 14 (20.00%) Information Management
9 13 (18.57%) Portfolio Management
10 12 (17.14%) Oracle
11 10 (14.29%) Document Management
11 10 (14.29%) Workflow
11 10 (14.29%) QA
11 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 9 (12.86%) Retail
12 9 (12.86%) Web Services
12 9 (12.86%) Windows
12 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (11.43%) J2EE
13 8 (11.43%) RACF
13 8 (11.43%) Middleware
13 8 (11.43%) zOS
14 7 (10.00%) Java
14 7 (10.00%) SWIFT
15 6 (8.57%) ACF2
15 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
15 6 (8.57%) Coaching
15 6 (8.57%) Project Management
15 6 (8.57%) IBM

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 26 (37.14%) CICS
2 5 (7.14%) WebSphere
3 3 (4.29%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.43%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.43%) SAS
5 1 (1.43%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.43%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.43%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (25.71%) DB2
2 9 (12.86%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (5.71%) MS Access
3 4 (5.71%) MySQL
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.43%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) BODI
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) LoadRunner
General
1 33 (47.14%) Banking
2 30 (42.86%) Finance
3 9 (12.86%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.86%) Back Office
5 1 (1.43%) Legal
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.71%) Architect
2 16 (22.86%) Designer
3 15 (21.43%) Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Business Systems Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Systems Analyst
4 13 (18.57%) Business Analyst
5 7 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (8.57%) Solutions Designer
6 6 (8.57%) Systems Designer
7 5 (7.14%) Auditor
7 5 (7.14%) Developer
8 4 (5.71%) Programmer
8 4 (5.71%) Technical Specialist
8 4 (5.71%) Service Design Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Enterprise Architect
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Systems Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Insurance Business Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Analyst
9 3 (4.29%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.86%) Web Services
2 8 (11.43%) J2EE
2 8 (11.43%) Middleware
3 5 (7.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) XSLT
5 1 (1.43%) XML Schema
5 1 (1.43%) JAXB
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (1.43%) XSD
5 1 (1.43%) EJB
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) JAX-WS
5 1 (1.43%) REST
5 1 (1.43%) JMX
5 1 (1.43%) JSF
5 1 (1.43%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.86%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.86%) CESG
3 2 (2.86%) VSAM
4 1 (1.43%) iSeries
4 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (21.43%) UNIX
2 9 (12.86%) Windows
3 8 (11.43%) zOS
4 3 (4.29%) Linux
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.43%) AIX
5 1 (1.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Change Management
2 14 (20.00%) Information Management
3 13 (18.57%) Portfolio Management
4 10 (14.29%) Document Management
4 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
4 10 (14.29%) Workflow
5 6 (8.57%) Project Management
5 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
5 6 (8.57%) Coaching
6 5 (7.14%) UML
6 5 (7.14%) SOA
6 5 (7.14%) ETL
6 5 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.71%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 4 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (4.29%) Risk Management
8 3 (4.29%) Migration
8 3 (4.29%) ITIL
9 2 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.71%) SQL
2 16 (22.86%) COBOL
3 7 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (5.71%) VBA
5 1 (1.43%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) JCL
5 1 (1.43%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 4 (5.71%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) MCP
2 1 (1.43%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 8 (11.43%) RACF
2 6 (8.57%) ACF2
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.71%) Tivoli
1 4 (5.71%) SCOM
2 1 (1.43%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.43%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 12 (17.14%) Oracle
2 6 (8.57%) IBM
3 4 (5.71%) Compuware
3 4 (5.71%) BMC
4 3 (4.29%) Actimize
5 2 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (1.43%) Software AG
6 1 (1.43%) Microsoft
6 1 (1.43%) Sun
6 1 (1.43%) Sybase
6 1 (1.43%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.43%) Cognos
6 1 (1.43%) Unisys
6 1 (1.43%) CA
6 1 (1.43%) Informatica
6 1 (1.43%) NetApp
6 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.43%) webMethods
6 1 (1.43%) VMware
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Annapurna
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago