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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - 70 60
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 0.16% 3.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.47% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £75,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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
222 211 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 31.49% 33.87% 43.27%
Number of salaries quoted 154 184 181
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,800 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) Adabas
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) CICS
2 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
2 1 (33.33%) REXX
2 1 (33.33%) RACF
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) QA
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Test Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) QA Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) LoadRunner Test Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) COBOL
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) REXX
1 1 (33.33%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM
1 1 (33.33%) HP