The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / East Midlands
Rank 158 136 140
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 40 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.17% 1.26% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.53% 3.10% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 12 11
Median salary £47,500 £37,100 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.03% -13.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £44,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -14.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
948 1290 1151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.50% 40.59% 36.31%
Number of salaries quoted 774 956 927
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northamptonshire +10 2 - - 1
Leicestershire -14 2 £47,500 +20.10%
Nottinghamshire -21 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 14 (70.00%) COBOL
1 14 (70.00%) zOS
2 12 (60.00%) JCL
3 11 (55.00%) Java
3 11 (55.00%) DB2
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
4 10 (50.00%) CICS
4 10 (50.00%) IBM
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (45.00%) OS/390
5 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (40.00%) SDLC
7 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
8 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
9 4 (20.00%) Time Management
9 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
9 4 (20.00%) Linux
9 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
9 4 (20.00%) Retail
9 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
9 4 (20.00%) QA
10 3 (15.00%) .NET
10 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
11 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) ISDN
1 1 (5.00%) PSTN
1 1 (5.00%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) DB2
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Hive
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Adabas
3 1 (5.00%) DTS
3 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (45.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (10.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) ChangeMan
General
1 5 (25.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Retail
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Corporate Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
3 1 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) COBOL Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) DB2 Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Lead Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Head of Support
3 4 (20.00%) Head of Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Adabas Natural Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Mainframe Support
5 1 (5.00%) Manual Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Web Applications Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 2 (10.00%) J2EE
2 2 (10.00%) JSON
2 2 (10.00%) REST
2 2 (10.00%) Spring
2 2 (10.00%) Spring MVC
2 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 1 (5.00%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) APACS
3 1 (5.00%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) EMV
3 1 (5.00%) Tandem
3 1 (5.00%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) zOS
2 9 (45.00%) OS/390
3 4 (20.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) SDLC
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 5 (25.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
4 4 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) BDD
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) MVC
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) OOP
6 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) COBOL
2 12 (60.00%) JCL
3 11 (55.00%) Java
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
6 1 (5.00%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) IBM
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) hybris
3 1 (5.00%) TOWER Software