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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 106 168 131
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -37
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 73 19 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.97% 0.50% 1.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.19% 1.50% 3.34%
Number of salaries quoted 43 16 34
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% +12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,500 £21,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,250 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
Mainframe
England

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
1407 1270 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 38.04% 33.53% 38.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1122 1027 1042
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Mainframe
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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
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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
Northamptonshire +32 38 £45,000 -8.16%
Nottinghamshire +23 29 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Leicestershire +15 5 £51,050 +70.16% 2
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 57 (47.50%) DB2
2 54 (45.00%) JCL
3 49 (40.83%) COBOL
4 48 (40.00%) UNIX
5 45 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 44 (36.67%) IBM
7 40 (33.33%) CICS
8 34 (28.33%) ITIL
9 27 (22.50%) Linux
9 27 (22.50%) IBM Mainframe
10 26 (21.67%) Java
11 25 (20.83%) SLA
11 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (20.83%) Incident Management
12 23 (19.17%) Data Centre
12 23 (19.17%) SDLC
12 23 (19.17%) DataStage
13 22 (18.33%) JBoss
13 22 (18.33%) Finance
14 21 (17.50%) Web Services
15 20 (16.67%) Configuration Management
16 19 (15.83%) Degree
16 19 (15.83%) VSAM
17 18 (15.00%) Marketing
17 18 (15.00%) Credit Risk
17 18 (15.00%) Line Management
17 18 (15.00%) ETL
17 18 (15.00%) Tivoli
18 17 (14.17%) Windows
18 17 (14.17%) WebSphere

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 40 (33.33%) CICS
2 22 (18.33%) JBoss
3 17 (14.17%) WebSphere
4 13 (10.83%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (7.50%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (7.50%) Confluence
6 3 (2.50%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.83%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.83%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.67%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.33%) Internet
2 9 (7.50%) FTP
2 9 (7.50%) DNS
2 9 (7.50%) SSL
3 4 (3.33%) Firewall
4 2 (1.67%) HTTP
5 1 (0.83%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (47.50%) DB2
2 23 (19.17%) DataStage
3 14 (11.67%) Pentaho
4 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.50%) Oracle Database 11g
5 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (3.33%) MySQL
7 3 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (1.67%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 9 (7.50%) HP UFT
1 9 (7.50%) LoadRunner
1 9 (7.50%) JIRA
1 9 (7.50%) Hudson
1 9 (7.50%) Jenkins
General
1 22 (18.33%) Finance
2 18 (15.00%) Marketing
3 13 (10.83%) Banking
4 6 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (31.67%) Analyst
2 18 (15.00%) Developer
3 14 (11.67%) Mainframe Developer
4 13 (10.83%) Applications Support
5 12 (10.00%) Environment Manager
6 11 (9.17%) Support Analyst
7 9 (7.50%) Mainframe Operator
8 7 (5.83%) Analyst Programmer
8 7 (5.83%) Programmer
8 7 (5.83%) Computer Operator
8 7 (5.83%) Analyst Developer
9 6 (5.00%) Team Leader
9 6 (5.00%) Data Centre Operator
10 5 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
11 4 (3.33%) Environment Analyst
12 3 (2.50%) Operations Manager
12 3 (2.50%) Project Manager
12 3 (2.50%) Service Manager
13 2 (1.67%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.50%) Web Services
2 13 (10.83%) Java EE
3 12 (10.00%) XML
4 10 (8.33%) Middleware
5 9 (7.50%) .NET
5 9 (7.50%) SOAP
6 4 (3.33%) JMS
6 4 (3.33%) Spring
7 3 (2.50%) ISPF
8 2 (1.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.67%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.67%) XSLT
8 2 (1.67%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 45 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (22.50%) IBM Mainframe
3 23 (19.17%) Data Centre
4 19 (15.83%) VSAM
5 18 (15.00%) Credit Risk
6 16 (13.33%) AS400
7 13 (10.83%) Management Information System
8 7 (5.83%) Computer Science
9 4 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.83%) CMDB
10 1 (0.83%) Clustering
10 1 (0.83%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.83%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 48 (40.00%) UNIX
2 27 (22.50%) Linux
3 17 (14.17%) Windows
4 4 (3.33%) AIX
5 1 (0.83%) Solaris
5 1 (0.83%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (28.33%) ITIL
2 25 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.83%) Incident Management
3 23 (19.17%) SDLC
4 20 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 18 (15.00%) ETL
5 18 (15.00%) Line Management
6 14 (11.67%) Time Management
7 12 (10.00%) DevOps
8 9 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 9 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.50%) Automated Testing
8 9 (7.50%) Workflow Management
8 9 (7.50%) Service Management
8 9 (7.50%) Workflow
9 8 (6.67%) Change Management
9 8 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (5.83%) Data Centre Operations
10 7 (5.83%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 54 (45.00%) JCL
2 49 (40.83%) COBOL
3 26 (21.67%) Java
4 16 (13.33%) Perl
4 16 (13.33%) SQL
5 15 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 12 (10.00%) REXX
7 11 (9.17%) VB
8 9 (7.50%) Python
8 9 (7.50%) Ruby
9 7 (5.83%) PL/1
10 6 (5.00%) Delphi
11 2 (1.67%) C#
11 2 (1.67%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.67%) NATURAL
11 2 (1.67%) VB6
12 1 (0.83%) C
12 1 (0.83%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.83%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (15.83%) Degree
2 15 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (5.00%) HNC
4 1 (0.83%) PMP
4 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (20.83%) SLA
2 7 (5.83%) QA
System Software
1 16 (13.33%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 9 (7.50%) RACF
3 3 (2.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (15.00%) Tivoli
2 9 (7.50%) CA Endevor
2 9 (7.50%) Puppet
2 9 (7.50%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.83%) Control-M
Vendors
1 44 (36.67%) IBM
2 13 (10.83%) Oracle
3 9 (7.50%) Informatica
3 9 (7.50%) F5
3 9 (7.50%) New Relic
4 7 (5.83%) Remedy
5 4 (3.33%) Citrix
6 3 (2.50%) Microsoft
7 2 (1.67%) SAP
7 2 (1.67%) CA
7 2 (1.67%) i2
7 2 (1.67%) TSYS
8 1 (0.83%) Computacenter
8 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.83%) BMC
8 1 (0.83%) Intel
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