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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 278 281 302
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +21
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 44 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.38% 0.32% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.78% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 29
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £26,750 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.04%
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
4295 4900 5310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 36.65% 41.44% 41.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3577 4306 4868
Average salary £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 36 (40.45%) SQL
2 29 (32.58%) Finance
3 27 (30.34%) Banking
3 27 (30.34%) Change Management
4 26 (29.21%) Oracle
5 24 (26.97%) Information Management
5 24 (26.97%) Portfolio Management
6 20 (22.47%) DB2
6 20 (22.47%) UNIX
7 19 (21.35%) Document Management
8 17 (19.10%) CICS
8 17 (19.10%) Workflow
9 16 (17.98%) Web Services
10 15 (16.85%) Windows
10 15 (16.85%) Java
10 15 (16.85%) Test Scripting
11 14 (15.73%) zOS
12 13 (14.61%) RACF
13 12 (13.48%) Middleware
13 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
13 12 (13.48%) SOA
13 12 (13.48%) UML
13 12 (13.48%) Oracle Database
14 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (12.36%) Solaris
14 11 (12.36%) Retail
15 10 (11.24%) OOA/OOD
16 9 (10.11%) XML
16 9 (10.11%) XSLT
16 9 (10.11%) XML Schema

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 17 (19.10%) CICS
2 7 (7.87%) Tomcat
2 7 (7.87%) WebSphere
3 5 (5.62%) Apache
3 5 (5.62%) GlassFish
4 2 (2.25%) WebSphere Application Server
4 2 (2.25%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.12%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) MS Office
2 1 (1.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.12%) RMDS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.37%) Firewall
2 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 3 (3.37%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
3 1 (1.12%) WAN
3 1 (1.12%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.47%) DB2
2 12 (13.48%) Oracle Database
3 11 (12.36%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (5.62%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.62%) BODI
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.25%) MS Access
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.12%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (3.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 29 (32.58%) Finance
2 27 (30.34%) Banking
3 11 (12.36%) Retail
4 3 (3.37%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.37%) Marketing
5 2 (2.25%) Legal
5 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Back Office
6 1 (1.12%) Front Office
6 1 (1.12%) Billing
6 1 (1.12%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.12%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 27 (30.34%) Analyst
2 24 (26.97%) Architect
3 23 (25.84%) Business Analyst
3 23 (25.84%) Business Systems Analyst
3 23 (25.84%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Senior Analyst
4 9 (10.11%) Security Architect
4 9 (10.11%) Insurance Business Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 8 (8.99%) Senior Business Analyst
6 6 (6.74%) Senior Technician
7 5 (5.62%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Service Design Architect
8 4 (4.49%) Technical Specialist
9 2 (2.25%) Designer
9 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Security Architect
9 2 (2.25%) Security Manager
9 2 (2.25%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.98%) Web Services
2 12 (13.48%) Middleware
3 9 (10.11%) XML
3 9 (10.11%) XSLT
3 9 (10.11%) XML Schema
4 5 (5.62%) J2EE
4 5 (5.62%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (4.49%) JAX-WS
5 4 (4.49%) JSF
5 4 (4.49%) JAXB
5 4 (4.49%) .NET
5 4 (4.49%) EJB
5 4 (4.49%) JMX
6 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.12%) CGI
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (1.12%) Dojo
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) CESG
2 6 (6.74%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.49%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.25%) SWIFT
4 2 (2.25%) iSeries
4 2 (2.25%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.47%) UNIX
2 15 (16.85%) Windows
3 14 (15.73%) zOS
4 11 (12.36%) Solaris
5 6 (6.74%) Linux
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) Change Management
2 24 (26.97%) Information Management
2 24 (26.97%) Portfolio Management
3 19 (21.35%) Document Management
4 17 (19.10%) Workflow
5 15 (16.85%) Test Scripting
6 12 (13.48%) Risk Management
6 12 (13.48%) SOA
6 12 (13.48%) UML
7 10 (11.24%) OOA/OOD
8 9 (10.11%) B2B
9 6 (6.74%) ETL
9 6 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.62%) Project Management
10 5 (5.62%) Unit Testing
10 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Architecture
11 4 (4.49%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (4.49%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) SQL
2 15 (16.85%) Java
3 2 (2.25%) VBA
3 2 (2.25%) COBOL
4 1 (1.12%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.12%) C#
4 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (3.37%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) MCP
2 1 (1.12%) OCP
2 1 (1.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.61%) RACF
2 6 (6.74%) ACF2
3 1 (1.12%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Tivoli
1 5 (5.62%) OpenSSO
2 4 (4.49%) SCOM
3 1 (1.12%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (29.21%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) IBM
3 5 (5.62%) Cognos
3 5 (5.62%) Business Objects
3 5 (5.62%) Informatica
3 5 (5.62%) Sun
3 5 (5.62%) Actimize
4 4 (4.49%) Compuware
4 4 (4.49%) HP
4 4 (4.49%) BMC
4 4 (4.49%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.25%) Adobe
5 2 (2.25%) Sybase
6 1 (1.12%) VMware
6 1 (1.12%) Reuters
6 1 (1.12%) Bloomberg
6 1 (1.12%) Unisys
6 1 (1.12%) Cisco
6 1 (1.12%) Intel
6 1 (1.12%) Juniper
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