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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 254 255 277
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 49 47 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.49% 0.46% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.18% 0.97% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 30
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,250 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £73,250 £71,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
4152 4843 4823
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.53% 47.23% 45.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3476 4023 4295
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £33,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 6 March 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the City of London

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 47 (65.28%) CICS
2 44 (61.11%) Banking
3 42 (58.33%) Finance
4 32 (44.44%) COBOL
5 29 (40.28%) DB2
6 19 (26.39%) Java
7 17 (23.61%) Oracle
7 17 (23.61%) UNIX
7 17 (23.61%) SOA
8 16 (22.22%) ETL
9 15 (20.83%) J2EE
10 14 (19.44%) Web Services
10 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
10 14 (19.44%) Logistics
11 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 13 (18.06%) Change Management
11 13 (18.06%) Project Management
12 12 (16.67%) XML
12 12 (16.67%) XSD
12 12 (16.67%) .NET
12 12 (16.67%) SQL
12 12 (16.67%) UML
12 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (16.67%) SWIFT
13 11 (15.28%) Pega
13 11 (15.28%) Capacity Planning
13 11 (15.28%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (15.28%) Retail
13 11 (15.28%) FileNet
13 11 (15.28%) Financial Institution

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 47 (65.28%) CICS
2 11 (15.28%) FileNet
2 11 (15.28%) MQSeries
2 11 (15.28%) Documentum
3 1 (1.39%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.94%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (6.94%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (4.17%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.78%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.28%) FTP
2 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (40.28%) DB2
2 7 (9.72%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (4.17%) MS Access
3 3 (4.17%) MySQL
3 3 (4.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.78%) Oracle BI EE
5 1 (1.39%) Hazelcast
5 1 (1.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.39%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 3 (4.17%) PROIV
General
1 44 (61.11%) Banking
2 42 (58.33%) Finance
3 11 (15.28%) Financial Institution
3 11 (15.28%) Retail
3 11 (15.28%) Marketing
4 5 (6.94%) Private Banking
5 1 (1.39%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Architect
1 21 (29.17%) Designer
2 13 (18.06%) Solutions Architect
3 11 (15.28%) Solutions Designer
4 10 (13.89%) Programmer
4 10 (13.89%) Analyst
5 8 (11.11%) Developer
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Senior Programmer
7 6 (8.33%) Lead Designer
7 6 (8.33%) Systems Designer
8 5 (6.94%) Auditor
9 4 (5.56%) Consultant
9 4 (5.56%) Lead Architect
10 3 (4.17%) IT Auditor
10 3 (4.17%) DBA
10 3 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
11 2 (2.78%) Oracle Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Analyst Developer
11 2 (2.78%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (20.83%) J2EE
2 14 (19.44%) Web Services
3 12 (16.67%) XML
3 12 (16.67%) XSD
3 12 (16.67%) .NET
4 11 (15.28%) WSDL
4 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
5 2 (2.78%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (2.78%) REST
5 2 (2.78%) SOAP
6 1 (1.39%) HTML
6 1 (1.39%) XSLT
6 1 (1.39%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) SWIFT
2 6 (8.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (6.94%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.78%) Data Extraction
4 2 (2.78%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.39%) iSeries
5 1 (1.39%) AS400
5 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.61%) UNIX
2 6 (8.33%) Linux
2 6 (8.33%) zOS
3 3 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows
4 1 (1.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.61%) SOA
2 16 (22.22%) ETL
3 14 (19.44%) Data Modelling
3 14 (19.44%) Logistics
4 13 (18.06%) Change Management
4 13 (18.06%) Stakeholder Management
4 13 (18.06%) Project Management
5 12 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (16.67%) UML
6 11 (15.28%) OOA/OOD
6 11 (15.28%) B2B
6 11 (15.28%) Project Planning
6 11 (15.28%) Load Balancing
6 11 (15.28%) Release Management
6 11 (15.28%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (15.28%) Capacity Planning
6 11 (15.28%) Performance Tuning
7 9 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 5 (6.94%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (44.44%) COBOL
2 19 (26.39%) Java
3 12 (16.67%) SQL
4 5 (6.94%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.17%) VBA
6 2 (2.78%) Assembly Language
6 2 (2.78%) Korn
6 2 (2.78%) Apex Code
6 2 (2.78%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.39%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (6.94%) VCP4
2 3 (4.17%) Degree
3 2 (2.78%) PMP
3 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
3 2 (2.78%) CISA
3 2 (2.78%) QiCA
4 1 (1.39%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
2 2 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.78%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) RACF
1 6 (8.33%) ACF2
2 3 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.17%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (23.61%) Oracle
2 11 (15.28%) Pega
3 7 (9.72%) IBM
4 5 (6.94%) Hyperion
5 4 (5.56%) Microsoft
6 3 (4.17%) Red Hat
6 3 (4.17%) VMware
7 2 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.39%) webMethods
8 1 (1.39%) HP
8 1 (1.39%) Software AG
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Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago