The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 85 79 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -35
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 1 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.22% 0.13% 2.68%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.59% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +15.47%
Mainframe
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Dorset region.

Miscellaneous Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
209 170 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.48% 22.55% 24.74%
Number of salaries quoted 151 118 79
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,300 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Dorset region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Dorset

Mainframe
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth - 1 - -
Mainframe
South West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 4 (40.00%) Maven
3 4 (40.00%) CA Endevor
3 4 (40.00%) QA
3 4 (40.00%) Release Management
3 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 4 (40.00%) Subversion
3 4 (40.00%) Ant
3 4 (40.00%) CA
3 4 (40.00%) Hudson
3 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
4 3 (30.00%) COBOL
4 3 (30.00%) Adabas
4 3 (30.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
5 2 (20.00%) NATURAL
5 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
6 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
6 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
6 1 (10.00%) Green Hat
6 1 (10.00%) RACF
6 1 (10.00%) JCL
6 1 (10.00%) REXX
6 1 (10.00%) HTTP

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (10.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (40.00%) Maven
1 4 (40.00%) Subversion
1 4 (40.00%) Ant
1 4 (40.00%) Hudson
1 4 (40.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (20.00%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (20.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (10.00%) Toad
3 1 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Environment Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) QA Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (20.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (10.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Natural/Adabas Developer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (20.00%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Release Management
2 1 (10.00%) Test Strategy
2 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (10.00%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) COBOL
2 2 (20.00%) NATURAL
3 1 (10.00%) JCL
3 1 (10.00%) REXX
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) CA Endevor
2 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) CA
3 3 (30.00%) HP
4 1 (10.00%) Green Hat