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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 127 155 137
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 55 23 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.43% 0.62% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.62% 1.87% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 14 24
Average salary £43,750 £38,900 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.46% +17.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,700 £23,086
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,400 £71,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-1.05% -5.00%
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
1519 1233 1147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 39.36% 33.37% 36.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1162 960 963
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,725
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +5 26 £31,250 -21.87% 7
Northamptonshire +28 23 £45,000 -4.25% 2
Leicestershire +6 4 £65,000 +116.66%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 59 (47.20%) JCL
2 57 (45.60%) DB2
3 55 (44.00%) COBOL
3 55 (44.00%) IBM
4 47 (37.60%) UNIX
5 46 (36.80%) CICS
6 42 (33.60%) Analytical Skills
7 38 (30.40%) ITIL
8 34 (27.20%) IBM Mainframe
9 27 (21.60%) Linux
10 26 (20.80%) DataStage
11 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (20.00%) Data Centre
11 25 (20.00%) SDLC
12 24 (19.20%) VSAM
12 24 (19.20%) Configuration Management
12 24 (19.20%) Finance
12 24 (19.20%) Java
13 22 (17.60%) Tivoli
13 22 (17.60%) Incident Management
14 21 (16.80%) SLA
15 20 (16.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
15 20 (16.00%) AS400
16 19 (15.20%) JBoss
16 19 (15.20%) Web Services
17 18 (14.40%) SQL
17 18 (14.40%) Degree
18 17 (13.60%) Line Management
18 17 (13.60%) ITIL Certification
19 16 (12.80%) Perl

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 46 (36.80%) CICS
2 19 (15.20%) JBoss
3 15 (12.00%) WebSphere
4 10 (8.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 9 (7.20%) Oracle Workflow
5 9 (7.20%) Confluence
6 3 (2.40%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.60%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.20%) VisionPLUS
2 2 (1.60%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (7.20%) FTP
1 9 (7.20%) DNS
1 9 (7.20%) SSL
1 9 (7.20%) Internet
2 4 (3.20%) Firewall
3 2 (1.60%) HTTP
4 1 (0.80%) LAN
4 1 (0.80%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (45.60%) DB2
2 26 (20.80%) DataStage
3 16 (12.80%) Pentaho
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database
4 9 (7.20%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (3.20%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.40%) Adabas
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (7.20%) HP UFT
1 9 (7.20%) LoadRunner
1 9 (7.20%) JIRA
1 9 (7.20%) Hudson
1 9 (7.20%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.40%) ChangeMan
3 1 (0.80%) XPEDITER
General
1 24 (19.20%) Finance
2 15 (12.00%) Banking
2 15 (12.00%) Marketing
3 5 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 37 (29.60%) Analyst
2 23 (18.40%) Developer
3 17 (13.60%) Mainframe Developer
4 12 (9.60%) Environment Manager
4 12 (9.60%) Support Analyst
4 12 (9.60%) Applications Support
5 10 (8.00%) Computer Operator
5 10 (8.00%) Mainframe Operator
6 9 (7.20%) Data Centre Operator
6 9 (7.20%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (7.20%) Programmer
6 9 (7.20%) Analyst Developer
7 6 (4.80%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.20%) Technical Team Leader
8 4 (3.20%) COBOL Developer
8 4 (3.20%) Environment Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) COBOL Analyst
9 3 (2.40%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
9 3 (2.40%) COBOL Programmer
9 3 (2.40%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (15.20%) Web Services
2 13 (10.40%) XML
3 11 (8.80%) Middleware
4 10 (8.00%) Java EE
4 10 (8.00%) .NET
5 9 (7.20%) SOAP
6 3 (2.40%) ISPF
6 3 (2.40%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.60%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (1.60%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.60%) XSLT
8 1 (0.80%) JMS
8 1 (0.80%) HTML
8 1 (0.80%) WCF
8 1 (0.80%) Entity Framework
8 1 (0.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 42 (33.60%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (27.20%) IBM Mainframe
3 25 (20.00%) Data Centre
4 24 (19.20%) VSAM
5 20 (16.00%) AS400
6 15 (12.00%) Credit Risk
7 12 (9.60%) Management Information System
8 8 (6.40%) Computer Science
9 2 (1.60%) CMDB
10 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.80%) Mathematics
10 1 (0.80%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 47 (37.60%) UNIX
2 27 (21.60%) Linux
3 15 (12.00%) Windows
4 3 (2.40%) AIX
5 2 (1.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (30.40%) ITIL
2 25 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (20.00%) SDLC
3 24 (19.20%) Configuration Management
4 22 (17.60%) Incident Management
5 17 (13.60%) Line Management
6 16 (12.80%) ETL
7 13 (10.40%) DevOps
8 12 (9.60%) Time Management
9 10 (8.00%) Service Management
9 10 (8.00%) Change Management
10 9 (7.20%) Workflow Management
10 9 (7.20%) Automated Testing
10 9 (7.20%) Workflow
10 9 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (7.20%) Test Automation
10 9 (7.20%) Data Centre Operations
11 8 (6.40%) Waterfall
11 8 (6.40%) Unit Testing
12 7 (5.60%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (47.20%) JCL
2 55 (44.00%) COBOL
3 24 (19.20%) Java
4 18 (14.40%) SQL
5 16 (12.80%) Perl
6 12 (9.60%) JavaScript
6 12 (9.60%) REXX
7 11 (8.80%) VB
8 9 (7.20%) Python
8 9 (7.20%) Ruby
9 8 (6.40%) PL/1
10 6 (4.80%) Delphi
11 3 (2.40%) C#
11 3 (2.40%) NATURAL
12 2 (1.60%) VB6
12 2 (1.60%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.60%) C++
13 1 (0.80%) C
13 1 (0.80%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 18 (14.40%) Degree
2 17 (13.60%) ITIL Certification
3 5 (4.00%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (16.80%) SLA
2 9 (7.20%) QA
System Software
1 20 (16.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 10 (8.00%) Time Sharing Option
3 9 (7.20%) RACF
4 3 (2.40%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 22 (17.60%) Tivoli
2 10 (8.00%) CA Endevor
3 9 (7.20%) Puppet
3 9 (7.20%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.80%) Control-M
Vendors
1 55 (44.00%) IBM
2 11 (8.80%) F5
3 10 (8.00%) Oracle
4 9 (7.20%) New Relic
4 9 (7.20%) Informatica
5 6 (4.80%) Remedy
6 4 (3.20%) TSYS
7 2 (1.60%) McAfee
7 2 (1.60%) Computacenter
7 2 (1.60%) EMC
7 2 (1.60%) BMC
7 2 (1.60%) CA
7 2 (1.60%) i2
8 1 (0.80%) Intel
8 1 (0.80%) Citrix
8 1 (0.80%) SAP
8 1 (0.80%) Microsoft
8 1 (0.80%) Sitecore
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