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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 285 296 280
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 29 30 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.27% 0.26% 0.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.56% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 39
Average salary £55,600 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.04% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £24,450 £35,800
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £93,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
4486 5370 5204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 41.66% 46.34% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 3867 4577 4710
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £85,000
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 24 December 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 24 December 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 33 (53.23%) CICS
2 32 (51.61%) Banking
3 29 (46.77%) Finance
4 20 (32.26%) DB2
5 19 (30.65%) COBOL
6 13 (20.97%) SQL
7 12 (19.35%) UNIX
7 12 (19.35%) Retail
8 11 (17.74%) Web Services
8 11 (17.74%) Change Management
9 10 (16.13%) Java
9 10 (16.13%) J2EE
9 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (16.13%) ETL
9 10 (16.13%) zOS
9 10 (16.13%) RACF
10 9 (14.52%) QA
11 8 (12.90%) Windows
11 8 (12.90%) SOA
11 8 (12.90%) Project Management
11 8 (12.90%) ACF2
12 7 (11.29%) Oracle
12 7 (11.29%) UML
12 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
12 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (11.29%) IBM
12 7 (11.29%) Middleware
12 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
12 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
13 6 (9.68%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 33 (53.23%) CICS
2 5 (8.06%) MQSeries
3 4 (6.45%) Documentum
3 4 (6.45%) FileNet
4 2 (3.23%) Apache
4 2 (3.23%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.61%) SAS
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.61%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.61%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.68%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) HTTP
3 1 (1.61%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.26%) DB2
2 10 (16.13%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (8.06%) MS Access
3 5 (8.06%) MySQL
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 1 (1.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.61%) BODI
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (51.61%) Banking
2 29 (46.77%) Finance
3 12 (19.35%) Retail
4 5 (8.06%) Marketing
5 3 (4.84%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 20 (32.26%) Architect
2 17 (27.42%) Designer
3 8 (12.90%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (11.29%) Systems Designer
4 7 (11.29%) Analyst
5 6 (9.68%) Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Solutions Designer
6 5 (8.06%) Business Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Business Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.06%) Programmer
6 5 (8.06%) Auditor
7 4 (6.45%) Service Design Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Senior Technician
8 2 (3.23%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
9 1 (1.61%) Service Management Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Senior Programmer
9 1 (1.61%) Service Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (17.74%) Web Services
2 10 (16.13%) J2EE
3 7 (11.29%) Middleware
4 6 (9.68%) XML
5 5 (8.06%) XSD
6 4 (6.45%) WSDL
6 4 (6.45%) .NET
6 4 (6.45%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.23%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (3.23%) XSLT
8 1 (1.61%) XML Schema
8 1 (1.61%) JAXB
8 1 (1.61%) EJB
8 1 (1.61%) SOAP
8 1 (1.61%) JAX-WS
8 1 (1.61%) REST
8 1 (1.61%) JMX
8 1 (1.61%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.68%) SWIFT
2 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.23%) VSAM
3 2 (3.23%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (1.61%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) UNIX
2 10 (16.13%) zOS
3 8 (12.90%) Windows
4 1 (1.61%) AIX
4 1 (1.61%) Solaris
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.74%) Change Management
2 10 (16.13%) ETL
3 8 (12.90%) SOA
3 8 (12.90%) Project Management
4 7 (11.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.29%) Data Modelling
4 7 (11.29%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.29%) UML
4 7 (11.29%) Mentoring
5 6 (9.68%) Coaching
5 6 (9.68%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (9.68%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.06%) Load Balancing
6 5 (8.06%) Workflow
6 5 (8.06%) Information Management
6 5 (8.06%) Document Management
6 5 (8.06%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (8.06%) B2B
6 5 (8.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (30.65%) COBOL
2 13 (20.97%) SQL
3 10 (16.13%) Java
4 5 (8.06%) VBA
5 1 (1.61%) Assembly Language
5 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.61%) JCL
5 1 (1.61%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 5 (8.06%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.13%) RACF
2 8 (12.90%) ACF2
3 3 (4.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.23%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (6.45%) Tivoli
1 4 (6.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.61%) OpenSSO
2 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (11.29%) Oracle
1 7 (11.29%) IBM
2 4 (6.45%) BMC
2 4 (6.45%) Compuware
2 4 (6.45%) Pega
3 3 (4.84%) VMware
4 2 (3.23%) HP
4 2 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.61%) Sun
5 1 (1.61%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.61%) Cognos
5 1 (1.61%) CA
5 1 (1.61%) Informatica
5 1 (1.61%) NetApp
5 1 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.61%) webMethods
5 1 (1.61%) Software AG
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