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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 141 186 139
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -47
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 24 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.68% 0.19% 0.74%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.98% 0.54% 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 8
Average salary £44,000 £32,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.35% -13.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £23,150 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,000 £45,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
1213 1307 1125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 34.54% 36.12% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1058 986
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,969 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,662 £55,000 £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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +18 16 £41,250 +25.95%
Leicestershire - 5 £44,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £45,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 20 (40.82%) COBOL
2 18 (36.73%) Java
2 18 (36.73%) DB2
2 18 (36.73%) ITIL
3 16 (32.65%) JCL
4 15 (30.61%) Windows
5 14 (28.57%) CICS
6 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (26.53%) IBM
7 11 (22.45%) Linux
8 9 (18.37%) UNIX
9 8 (16.33%) SQL
10 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (14.29%) zOS
10 7 (14.29%) Service Management
10 7 (14.29%) Change Management
10 7 (14.29%) Finance
10 7 (14.29%) Retail
11 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
11 6 (12.24%) Middleware
11 6 (12.24%) VSAM
11 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (12.24%) Release Management
11 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
12 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
12 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (10.20%) Degree
12 5 (10.20%) .NET
12 5 (10.20%) ISPF
12 5 (10.20%) Incident Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 14 (28.57%) CICS
2 6 (12.24%) WebSphere
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) Internet
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.04%) SSL
3 1 (2.04%) SAN
3 1 (2.04%) NAS
3 1 (2.04%) SMS
3 1 (2.04%) FTP
3 1 (2.04%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (36.73%) DB2
2 5 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.20%) Adabas
3 3 (6.12%) DataStage
3 3 (6.12%) Pentaho
4 2 (4.08%) OLAP
4 2 (4.08%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.08%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.04%) MySQL
5 1 (2.04%) Couchbase
5 1 (2.04%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 3 (6.12%) ChangeMan
2 2 (4.08%) ERwin
2 2 (4.08%) Maven
2 2 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.04%) JUnit
3 1 (2.04%) NetBeans
3 1 (2.04%) Subversion
General
1 7 (14.29%) Finance
1 7 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Marketing
3 3 (6.12%) Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Developer
3 4 (8.16%) Configuration Manager
3 4 (8.16%) Release Analyst
3 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.12%) Support Analyst
4 3 (6.12%) DBA
4 3 (6.12%) Tester
4 3 (6.12%) DB2 DBA
4 3 (6.12%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (6.12%) Web Tester
5 2 (4.08%) Software Manager
5 2 (4.08%) Software Engineer
5 2 (4.08%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (4.08%) Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) Programmer
5 2 (4.08%) Java Developer
5 2 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (4.08%) COBOL Programmer
5 2 (4.08%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.24%) Middleware
2 5 (10.20%) ISPF
2 5 (10.20%) .NET
3 4 (8.16%) XML
4 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.12%) HTML
4 3 (6.12%) Web Services
5 1 (2.04%) CSS
5 1 (2.04%) J2EE
5 1 (2.04%) XSD
5 1 (2.04%) XSLT
5 1 (2.04%) Swing
5 1 (2.04%) MSMQ
5 1 (2.04%) Java RMI
5 1 (2.04%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (2.04%) JSON
5 1 (2.04%) RESTful
5 1 (2.04%) HTML5
5 1 (2.04%) OSGi
5 1 (2.04%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (26.53%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (12.24%) VSAM
3 4 (8.16%) Credit Risk
4 3 (6.12%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.04%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.04%) HACMP
6 1 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) Open Source
6 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (30.61%) Windows
2 11 (22.45%) Linux
3 9 (18.37%) UNIX
4 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (14.29%) zOS
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.08%) AIX
7 1 (2.04%) Solaris
7 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.73%) ITIL
2 7 (14.29%) Service Management
2 7 (14.29%) Change Management
3 6 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (12.24%) Release Management
3 6 (12.24%) Performance Tuning
4 5 (10.20%) Performance Management
4 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.20%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (10.20%) ETL
5 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (8.16%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.12%) Kanban
6 3 (6.12%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.12%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Time Management
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.12%) Scrum
6 3 (6.12%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 20 (40.82%) COBOL
2 18 (36.73%) Java
3 16 (32.65%) JCL
4 8 (16.33%) SQL
5 4 (8.16%) REXX
5 4 (8.16%) C++
6 3 (6.12%) NATURAL
6 3 (6.12%) C#
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
7 1 (2.04%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (10.20%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) RACF
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.12%) CA Endevor
2 2 (4.08%) MAINVIEW
3 1 (2.04%) Tivoli
3 1 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.04%) Puppet
3 1 (2.04%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (26.53%) IBM
2 5 (10.20%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.16%) HP
4 3 (6.12%) CA
5 2 (4.08%) BMC
5 2 (4.08%) Cognizant
5 2 (4.08%) VMware
6 1 (2.04%) Computacenter
6 1 (2.04%) Splunk
6 1 (2.04%) NetApp
6 1 (2.04%) webMethods
6 1 (2.04%) Remedy
6 1 (2.04%) McAfee
6 1 (2.04%) EMC
6 1 (2.04%) Citrix
6 1 (2.04%) Software AG
6 1 (2.04%) Business Objects
6 1 (2.04%) SAP
6 1 (2.04%) Cisco