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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 283 297 288
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 48 29 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.39% 0.24% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.04% 0.58% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 31
Average salary £60,000 £63,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -8.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,000 £40,000
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
4627 4983 5141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 37.47% 41.72% 39.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3803 4353 4705
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £59,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.54%
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 29 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 29 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 38 (42.22%) SQL
2 30 (33.33%) Finance
3 26 (28.89%) Oracle
4 24 (26.67%) Banking
5 23 (25.56%) Change Management
6 22 (24.44%) Portfolio Management
7 21 (23.33%) Information Management
8 19 (21.11%) Document Management
9 18 (20.00%) Web Services
10 17 (18.89%) UNIX
10 17 (18.89%) Risk Management
11 16 (17.78%) DB2
12 15 (16.67%) Java
12 15 (16.67%) Solaris
13 14 (15.56%) OOA/OOD
13 14 (15.56%) Workflow
13 14 (15.56%) CICS
14 13 (14.44%) Linux
14 13 (14.44%) UML
14 13 (14.44%) XML
14 13 (14.44%) XSLT
14 13 (14.44%) XML Schema
14 13 (14.44%) B2B
15 12 (13.33%) SOA
15 12 (13.33%) zOS
15 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
15 12 (13.33%) Oracle Database
16 11 (12.22%) Oracle Database 11g
16 11 (12.22%) RACF
16 11 (12.22%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (11.11%) Apache
3 8 (8.89%) Tomcat
4 7 (7.78%) GlassFish
4 7 (7.78%) nginx
4 7 (7.78%) uWSGI
5 6 (6.67%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.22%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.11%) WorkSite
7 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle ERP
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%) HTTPS
3 2 (2.22%) HTTP
4 1 (1.11%) WAN
4 1 (1.11%) DNS
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 7 (7.78%) BODI
4 7 (7.78%) MySQL
4 7 (7.78%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.11%) MS Access
7 1 (1.11%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 7 (7.78%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.22%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.11%) Subversion
General
1 30 (33.33%) Finance
2 24 (26.67%) Banking
3 7 (7.78%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) Marketing
5 3 (3.33%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.22%) Legal
6 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.11%) Front Office
7 1 (1.11%) Back Office
7 1 (1.11%) Billing
7 1 (1.11%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (1.11%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Architect
1 24 (26.67%) Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) Business Systems Analyst
2 20 (22.22%) Systems Analyst
3 14 (15.56%) Security Architect
4 9 (10.00%) Insurance Business Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Senior Business Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 8 (8.89%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Senior Technician
8 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 4 (4.44%) Technical Specialist
10 3 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (2.22%) Service Analyst
11 2 (2.22%) 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 8 (8.89%) Middleware
4 7 (7.78%) Ajax
4 7 (7.78%) HTML
4 7 (7.78%) Django
4 7 (7.78%) jQuery
4 7 (7.78%) Pylons
5 6 (6.67%) JAX-WS
5 6 (6.67%) .NET
5 6 (6.67%) JMX
5 6 (6.67%) JSF
5 6 (6.67%) EJB
5 6 (6.67%) CSS
5 6 (6.67%) JAXB
6 5 (5.56%) J2EE
6 5 (5.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.11%) Management Information System
2 9 (10.00%) CESG
3 3 (3.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.22%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.22%) iSeries
4 2 (2.22%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.22%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.11%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.11%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.89%) UNIX
2 15 (16.67%) Solaris
3 13 (14.44%) Linux
4 12 (13.33%) zOS
5 11 (12.22%) Windows
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Change Management
2 22 (24.44%) Portfolio Management
3 21 (23.33%) Information Management
4 19 (21.11%) Document Management
5 17 (18.89%) Risk Management
6 14 (15.56%) Workflow
6 14 (15.56%) OOA/OOD
7 13 (14.44%) UML
7 13 (14.44%) B2B
8 12 (13.33%) SOA
8 12 (13.33%) Test Scripting
9 9 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (7.78%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (7.78%) Information Security
10 7 (7.78%) ETL
10 7 (7.78%) Web Application Development
11 6 (6.67%) Software Engineering
11 6 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
12 5 (5.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 38 (42.22%) SQL
2 15 (16.67%) Java
3 7 (7.78%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.78%) Python
3 7 (7.78%) Ruby
4 2 (2.22%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) COBOL
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) VB
5 1 (1.11%) VBA
5 1 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (3.33%) Degree
2 1 (1.11%) MCP
2 1 (1.11%) OCP
2 1 (1.11%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) QA
System Software
1 11 (12.22%) RACF
2 4 (4.44%) ACF2
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) OpenSSO
1 7 (7.78%) Vagrant
1 7 (7.78%) Ansible
2 3 (3.33%) Tivoli
3 2 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (28.89%) Oracle
2 7 (7.78%) IBM
2 7 (7.78%) Business Objects
2 7 (7.78%) Cognos
2 7 (7.78%) Sun
2 7 (7.78%) Informatica
3 5 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 5 (5.56%) Actimize
4 3 (3.33%) HP
5 2 (2.22%) Compuware
5 2 (2.22%) Adobe
5 2 (2.22%) Sybase
5 2 (2.22%) BMC
6 1 (1.11%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.11%) Pega
6 1 (1.11%) Unisys
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco
6 1 (1.11%) Intel
6 1 (1.11%) Juniper
6 1 (1.11%) Red Hat
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