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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 237 290 313
Rank change year-on-year
+53 +23
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 21 31 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.32% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.70% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 40
Median salary £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +5.26%
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
3092 4451 6037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.37% 43.24% 46.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2806 3667 4996
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the City of London

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 33 (80.49%) SDLC
2 24 (58.54%) SQL
3 22 (53.66%) Finance
4 21 (51.22%) Change Management
5 18 (43.90%) Windows
6 15 (36.59%) Banking
7 14 (34.15%) Unix
8 13 (31.71%) Risk Management
9 12 (29.27%) QA
9 12 (29.27%) Redback
9 12 (29.27%) Asset Management
9 12 (29.27%) Information Management
9 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
9 12 (29.27%) Advertising
9 12 (29.27%) MVC
9 12 (29.27%) HTML
9 12 (29.27%) VB
9 12 (29.27%) .NET
9 12 (29.27%) Oracle
9 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
9 12 (29.27%) IIS
9 12 (29.27%) MS Office
9 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
9 12 (29.27%) Web Services
9 12 (29.27%) XML
9 12 (29.27%) XSL
9 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
9 12 (29.27%) Portfolio Management
10 11 (26.83%) IBM
11 10 (24.39%) CICS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (29.27%) IIS
2 10 (24.39%) CICS
3 4 (9.76%) MQSeries
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere
3 4 (9.76%) WebSphere Application Server
4 3 (7.32%) MTS
Applications
1 12 (29.27%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (24.39%) DB2
General
1 22 (53.66%) Finance
2 15 (36.59%) Banking
3 12 (29.27%) Advertising
4 6 (14.63%) Retail
5 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) Business Systems Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) SQL Server Analyst
1 12 (29.27%) Systems Analyst
2 5 (12.20%) Subject Matter Expert
2 5 (12.20%) Technical Specialist
3 4 (9.76%) Architect
3 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Designer
4 2 (4.88%) Java Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Java Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Lead Solutions Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Mainframe Expert
4 2 (4.88%) SOA Architect
4 2 (4.88%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (2.44%) CICS Specialist
5 1 (2.44%) Regional Sales Director
5 1 (2.44%) Security Sales Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (29.27%) .NET
1 12 (29.27%) ASP.NET
1 12 (29.27%) HTML
1 12 (29.27%) Web Services
1 12 (29.27%) XML
1 12 (29.27%) XSL
2 4 (9.76%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (9.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (9.76%) DataPower
4 1 (2.44%) iSeries
4 1 (2.44%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
2 14 (34.15%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 4 (9.76%) AIX
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (80.49%) SDLC
2 21 (51.22%) Change Management
3 13 (31.71%) Risk Management
4 12 (29.27%) Asset Management
4 12 (29.27%) Information Management
4 12 (29.27%) MVC
4 12 (29.27%) Portfolio Management
4 12 (29.27%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) SOA
6 1 (2.44%) Data Security
6 1 (2.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (58.54%) SQL
2 12 (29.27%) VB
3 10 (24.39%) COBOL
4 6 (14.63%) JCL
5 4 (9.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (29.27%) QA
2 5 (12.20%) SEPA
3 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (29.27%) Microsoft
1 12 (29.27%) Oracle
1 12 (29.27%) Redback
2 11 (26.83%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.44%) TOWER Software
3 1 (2.44%) VMware
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