The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 237 246 251
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 11 14 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.18% 0.19% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.45% 0.47% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 9
Median salary £62,500 £40,000 £95,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+56.25% -57.89%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2466 2998 2939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 40.16% 40.97% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1941 2488 2308
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in the East of England

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the East of England

Mainframe
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East of England region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
Essex +8 6 £62,500 +15.20%
Cambridgeshire 0 2 £38,250 -1.03%
Bedfordshire - 2 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire +18 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 of England region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 11 (52.38%) SQL
3 7 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (33.33%) SDLC
4 6 (28.57%) Spanish Language
4 6 (28.57%) Use Case
4 6 (28.57%) Unix
4 6 (28.57%) ITIL
5 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (23.81%) EMV
5 5 (23.81%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) VisionPLUS
5 5 (23.81%) Statistics
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
6 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
6 3 (14.29%) ATM
7 2 (9.52%) Unisys
7 2 (9.52%) Solaris
7 2 (9.52%) Oracle
7 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (9.52%) Back Office
7 2 (9.52%) Banking
7 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
8 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (4.76%) Line Management
8 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
8 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 1 (4.76%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (23.81%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 3 (14.29%) ATM
2 1 (4.76%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Crystal Reports
General
1 17 (80.95%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Spanish Language
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Back Office
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
5 1 (4.76%) Electronics
5 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
5 1 (4.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Applications Support
2 5 (23.81%) Computer Operator
2 5 (23.81%) Mainframe Support
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Customer Support
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Support
2 5 (23.81%) Trainee
2 5 (23.81%) Trainee Computer Operator
2 5 (23.81%) Trainee Operator
2 5 (23.81%) Unix Support
3 4 (19.05%) Mainframe Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Customer Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Customer Support Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Programmer
4 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 2 (9.52%) Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Mainframe Programmer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Mainframe Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) Web Services
1 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) EMV
1 5 (23.81%) Statistics
2 1 (4.76%) Fintech
2 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (33.33%) Programme Management
1 7 (33.33%) SDLC
2 6 (28.57%) ITIL
2 6 (28.57%) Use Case
3 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
4 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
4 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) SOA
4 1 (4.76%) Software Delivery
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) UML
4 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) COBOL
3 1 (4.76%) JCL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
1 5 (23.81%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
1 2 (9.52%) Unisys
2 1 (4.76%) IBM
2 1 (4.76%) SAP