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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 140 178 130
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -48
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 27 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.84% 0.23% 0.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.62% 0.61% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -
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
1031 1321 1073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 32.19% 37.39% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 839 1039 936
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,170 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Nottinghamshire +26 21 £30,000 -29.41%
Leicestershire - 3 £43,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £45,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 19 (36.54%) DB2
2 18 (34.62%) Java
3 17 (32.69%) COBOL
3 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (30.77%) ITIL
5 14 (26.92%) Windows
6 13 (25.00%) JCL
7 12 (23.08%) UNIX
8 11 (21.15%) CICS
9 10 (19.23%) IBM
9 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
10 9 (17.31%) SLA
11 8 (15.38%) Linux
11 8 (15.38%) SQL
12 7 (13.46%) ETL
12 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
13 6 (11.54%) ISPF
13 6 (11.54%) Marketing
13 6 (11.54%) Degree
13 6 (11.54%) Retail
13 6 (11.54%) VSAM
13 6 (11.54%) Credit Risk
13 6 (11.54%) .NET
13 6 (11.54%) Oracle
13 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
14 5 (9.62%) Web Services
14 5 (9.62%) Finance
14 5 (9.62%) Project Management
14 5 (9.62%) REXX

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (21.15%) CICS
2 5 (9.62%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.85%) JBoss
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.92%) SAS
4 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.92%) CMS
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) SAN
2 1 (1.92%) LAN
2 1 (1.92%) SMS
2 1 (1.92%) FTP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) DB2
2 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.62%) DataStage
4 4 (7.69%) Adabas
5 3 (5.77%) MySQL
5 3 (5.77%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.77%) Pentaho
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.85%) OLAP
6 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.92%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) ChangeMan
2 2 (3.85%) Maven
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) ERwin
3 1 (1.92%) JUnit
3 1 (1.92%) NetBeans
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 6 (11.54%) Marketing
1 6 (11.54%) Retail
2 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.85%) Analyst
2 5 (9.62%) Developer
3 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 4 (7.69%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (7.69%) Team Leader
4 3 (5.77%) Tester
4 3 (5.77%) DBA
4 3 (5.77%) Web Tester
4 3 (5.77%) DB2 DBA
5 2 (3.85%) Software Configuration Manager
5 2 (3.85%) COBOL Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Software Manager
5 2 (3.85%) IT Support
5 2 (3.85%) Agile Tester
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Software Engineer
5 2 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 2 (3.85%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (3.85%) Java Developer
5 2 (3.85%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) ISPF
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
2 5 (9.62%) Web Services
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
4 3 (5.77%) XML
4 3 (5.77%) Middleware
4 3 (5.77%) Spring
5 2 (3.85%) Ajax
5 2 (3.85%) Java EE
5 2 (3.85%) CSS
5 2 (3.85%) JMS
6 1 (1.92%) Java RMI
6 1 (1.92%) Swing
6 1 (1.92%) MSMQ
6 1 (1.92%) XSD
6 1 (1.92%) XSLT
6 1 (1.92%) OSGi
6 1 (1.92%) CSS3
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (11.54%) VSAM
2 6 (11.54%) Credit Risk
3 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.77%) IBM Mainframe
4 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.92%) Open Source
5 1 (1.92%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.92%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.92%) Windows
2 12 (23.08%) UNIX
3 8 (15.38%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.69%) zOS
5 2 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (3.85%) AIX
6 1 (1.92%) Solaris
6 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Incident Management
3 7 (13.46%) ETL
3 7 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.46%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (9.62%) Project Management
4 5 (9.62%) Time Management
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
5 4 (7.69%) Analytics
5 4 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 4 (7.69%) Service Management
5 4 (7.69%) Change Management
5 4 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.77%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.77%) Data Modelling
6 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.77%) Scrum
6 3 (5.77%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) Java
2 17 (32.69%) COBOL
3 13 (25.00%) JCL
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 5 (9.62%) REXX
6 4 (7.69%) C#
7 3 (5.77%) C++
7 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (3.85%) NATURAL
8 2 (3.85%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (17.31%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.92%) RACF
1 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) CA Endevor
1 2 (3.85%) MAINVIEW
2 1 (1.92%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.92%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) IBM
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 4 (7.69%) HP
4 3 (5.77%) CA
4 3 (5.77%) Remedy
4 3 (5.77%) Citrix
5 2 (3.85%) VMware
5 2 (3.85%) BMC
6 1 (1.92%) Cognizant
6 1 (1.92%) NetApp
6 1 (1.92%) Software AG
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) Cisco
6 1 (1.92%) SAP
6 1 (1.92%) webMethods
6 1 (1.92%) McAfee
6 1 (1.92%) Splunk
6 1 (1.92%) Computacenter