The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Durham 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 - 24 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham - 0.93% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.63% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Mainframe
North East

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

Miscellaneous Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
52 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 50.49% 35.19% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 39 26 10
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +8.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,000 £129,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Durham

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Durham

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) COBOL
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) J2EE
2 4 (57.14%) Oracle
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 4 (57.14%) XML
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) ATM
2 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (57.14%) IBM
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) NCR
2 4 (57.14%) PL/1
2 4 (57.14%) EMV
2 4 (57.14%) JCL
2 4 (57.14%) Change Management
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) BASE24
2 4 (57.14%) ISO 8583
2 4 (57.14%) Tandem
2 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
2 4 (57.14%) QA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Durham 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.

Business Applications
1 4 (57.14%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) ATM
1 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 3 (42.86%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
General
1 7 (100.00%) Banking
1 7 (100.00%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (57.14%) J2EE
1 4 (57.14%) XML
2 3 (42.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) EMV
1 4 (57.14%) Tandem
1 4 (57.14%) Cryptography
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
2 4 (57.14%) Windows 7
3 3 (42.86%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Change Management
1 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
1 4 (57.14%) Coaching
2 3 (42.86%) PRINCE2
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
1 4 (57.14%) C++
1 4 (57.14%) COBOL
1 4 (57.14%) Java
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
1 4 (57.14%) PL/1
1 4 (57.14%) JCL
1 4 (57.14%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) ISO 8583
1 4 (57.14%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Oracle
1 4 (57.14%) IBM
1 4 (57.14%) HP
1 4 (57.14%) NCR
1 4 (57.14%) VocaLink