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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 156 121 166
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +45
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 19 68 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.60% 1.92% 0.78%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.52% 5.19% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 31 21
Median salary £23,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.33% +12.50%
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £49,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.06% +3.68%
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
1252 1309 1366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.42% 36.91% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 986 1027 1098
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -20 13 £55,000 +25.71%
Leicestershire +4 4 - -
Northamptonshire -8 2 £23,250 -48.33%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 30 (54.55%) SQL
1 30 (54.55%) IBM
2 22 (40.00%) DB2
3 20 (36.36%) Java
4 19 (34.55%) COBOL
5 18 (32.73%) JCL
6 17 (30.91%) Unix
7 15 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
8 14 (25.45%) .NET
9 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
10 11 (20.00%) C#
10 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
10 11 (20.00%) CICS
11 10 (18.18%) zOS
11 10 (18.18%) XML
11 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
11 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (16.36%) Degree
12 9 (16.36%) JSON
12 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
12 9 (16.36%) MVC
12 9 (16.36%) ITIL
12 9 (16.36%) HTML
12 9 (16.36%) J2EE
13 8 (14.55%) MySQL
13 8 (14.55%) Windows
13 8 (14.55%) Web Services
13 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
13 8 (14.55%) SDLC

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 11 (20.00%) CICS
2 7 (12.73%) JBoss
2 7 (12.73%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) IIS
3 4 (7.27%) WebSphere
4 3 (5.45%) Apache
4 3 (5.45%) MQSeries
4 3 (5.45%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
Applications
1 4 (7.27%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.45%) LAN
1 3 (5.45%) Reverse Proxy
2 2 (3.64%) Firewall
2 2 (3.64%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (40.00%) DB2
2 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (14.55%) MySQL
4 6 (10.91%) Apache Hive
5 4 (7.27%) DataStage
5 4 (7.27%) RDBMS
5 4 (7.27%) Relational Database
6 3 (5.45%) Adabas
7 2 (3.64%) Pentaho
8 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (21.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (10.91%) JUnit
3 3 (5.45%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.64%) NetBeans
5 1 (1.82%) ERwin
5 1 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (10.91%) Retail
2 5 (9.09%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.91%) Analyst
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 9 (16.36%) COBOL Developer
3 9 (16.36%) DB2 Developer
4 8 (14.55%) Lead Developer
5 7 (12.73%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.91%) Mainframe Operator
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (9.09%) Support Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Analyst Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) DBA
8 4 (7.27%) Programmer
8 4 (7.27%) QA Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) QA Test Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Senior QA Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Senior QA Test Analyst
8 4 (7.27%) Support Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.27%) Technical Support Manager
8 4 (7.27%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (25.45%) .NET
2 10 (18.18%) XML
3 9 (16.36%) HTML
3 9 (16.36%) J2EE
3 9 (16.36%) JSON
4 8 (14.55%) Web Services
5 6 (10.91%) Ajax
5 6 (10.91%) CSS
5 6 (10.91%) jQuery
5 6 (10.91%) REST
5 6 (10.91%) Spring
5 6 (10.91%) Spring MVC
6 4 (7.27%) CSS3
6 4 (7.27%) HTML5
7 3 (5.45%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.45%) JAX-RS
7 3 (5.45%) JAX-WS
7 3 (5.45%) JDBC
7 3 (5.45%) JPA
7 3 (5.45%) JTA
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.27%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 7 (12.73%) AS400
4 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.45%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (5.45%) VSAM
6 1 (1.82%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.82%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 17 (30.91%) Unix
2 10 (18.18%) zOS
3 8 (14.55%) Windows
4 6 (10.91%) Linux
4 6 (10.91%) Windows Server
5 5 (9.09%) MVS
5 5 (9.09%) OS/390
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (16.36%) ITIL
2 9 (16.36%) MVC
2 9 (16.36%) Software Engineering
3 8 (14.55%) Mentoring
3 8 (14.55%) SDLC
3 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
4 6 (10.91%) BDD
4 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.91%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) OOD
4 6 (10.91%) OOP
4 6 (10.91%) Problem Management
4 6 (10.91%) Scrum
4 6 (10.91%) TDD
4 6 (10.91%) User Stories
5 5 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 4 (7.27%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.27%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.27%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) SQL
2 20 (36.36%) Java
3 19 (34.55%) COBOL
4 18 (32.73%) JCL
5 11 (20.00%) C#
6 3 (5.45%) JavaScript
6 3 (5.45%) REXX
6 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.64%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) C++
8 1 (1.82%) PL/1
8 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (16.36%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.91%) QA
2 5 (9.09%) SLA
3 1 (1.82%) ISO22301
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 4 (7.27%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (3.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) Tivoli
2 5 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 30 (54.55%) IBM
2 7 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 6 (10.91%) Oracle
4 3 (5.45%) BMC
4 3 (5.45%) Computacenter
4 3 (5.45%) EMC
4 3 (5.45%) F5
4 3 (5.45%) hybris
4 3 (5.45%) Intel Security
4 3 (5.45%) Remedy
4 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.64%) Citrix
5 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
5 2 (3.64%) Splunk
5 2 (3.64%) VMware