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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 245 287 313
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +26
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 26 32 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.37% 0.30% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.70% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 35
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +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
3378 4553 5929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 47.96% 43.20% 47.46%
Number of salaries quoted 2995 3744 4896
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 April 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 April 2016, 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 44 (72.13%) SDLC
2 32 (52.46%) Finance
3 31 (50.82%) Change Management
4 29 (47.54%) Banking
5 25 (40.98%) COBOL
5 25 (40.98%) SQL
5 25 (40.98%) CICS
6 24 (39.34%) DB2
7 22 (36.07%) IBM
8 21 (34.43%) Risk Management
8 21 (34.43%) IBM Mainframe
9 18 (29.51%) Windows
10 17 (27.87%) JCL
11 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (22.95%) Unix
13 13 (21.31%) Oracle
13 13 (21.31%) Portfolio Management
13 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
13 13 (21.31%) Information Management
14 12 (19.67%) QA
14 12 (19.67%) MVC
14 12 (19.67%) Advertising
14 12 (19.67%) Redback
14 12 (19.67%) Asset Management
14 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
14 12 (19.67%) VB
14 12 (19.67%) .NET
14 12 (19.67%) HTML
14 12 (19.67%) IIS
14 12 (19.67%) MS Office

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 25 (40.98%) CICS
2 12 (19.67%) IIS
3 5 (8.20%) MTS
4 4 (6.56%) MQSeries
4 4 (6.56%) WebSphere
4 4 (6.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 12 (19.67%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) Firewall
1 1 (1.64%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (39.34%) DB2
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.64%) IDMS
3 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 29 (47.54%) Banking
3 12 (19.67%) Advertising
4 6 (9.84%) Retail
5 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Analyst
1 13 (21.31%) Business Systems Analyst
1 13 (21.31%) Systems Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Analyst
2 12 (19.67%) SQL Server Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Designer
3 11 (18.03%) Solutions Designer
4 10 (16.39%) Architect
5 9 (14.75%) Subject Matter Expert
6 8 (13.11%) Solutions Architect
7 6 (9.84%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Lead Architect
8 5 (8.20%) Lead Designer
8 5 (8.20%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.92%) Mainframe Architect
9 3 (4.92%) Mainframe Expert
9 3 (4.92%) Project Manager
10 2 (3.28%) Java Solutions Architect
10 2 (3.28%) Mainframe Project Manager
10 2 (3.28%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
1 12 (19.67%) ASP.NET
1 12 (19.67%) HTML
1 12 (19.67%) Web Services
1 12 (19.67%) XML
1 12 (19.67%) XSL
2 4 (6.56%) IBM Integration Bus
2 4 (6.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 21 (34.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 16 (26.23%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) DataPower
4 3 (4.92%) SWIFT
5 1 (1.64%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) iSeries
5 1 (1.64%) Life Science
5 1 (1.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (29.51%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Unix
3 5 (8.20%) Linux
4 4 (6.56%) AIX
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.64%) Solaris
5 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (72.13%) SDLC
2 31 (50.82%) Change Management
3 21 (34.43%) Risk Management
4 13 (21.31%) Information Management
4 13 (21.31%) Portfolio Management
4 13 (21.31%) Test Scripting
5 12 (19.67%) Asset Management
5 12 (19.67%) MVC
6 8 (13.11%) SOA
7 4 (6.56%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.92%) Project Management
9 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
10 1 (1.64%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (1.64%) Data Modelling
10 1 (1.64%) Data Security
10 1 (1.64%) ITIL
10 1 (1.64%) Migration
10 1 (1.64%) Service Management
10 1 (1.64%) TOGAF
10 1 (1.64%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 25 (40.98%) COBOL
1 25 (40.98%) SQL
2 17 (27.87%) JCL
3 12 (19.67%) VB
4 8 (13.11%) Java
5 1 (1.64%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.64%) CLIST
5 1 (1.64%) REXX
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) CISA
2 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (19.67%) QA
2 6 (9.84%) SEPA
3 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (36.07%) IBM
2 13 (21.31%) Oracle
3 12 (19.67%) Microsoft
3 12 (19.67%) Redback
4 6 (9.84%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.64%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.64%) VMware
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