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 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 240 247 232
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 15 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.20% 0.22% 0.22%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.52% 0.60% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 14
Average salary £39,325 £70,000 £71,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.82% -2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,475 £34,000 £32,240
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £95,000 £104,000
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 of England region.

Miscellaneous Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
2889 2811 2792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 38.88% 36.60% 39.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2375 2221 2324
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 31 August 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the East of England 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
Cambridgeshire +15 7 £38,575 -44.89%
Essex -10 6 £54,250 -42.89%
Bedfordshire +13 2 £19,500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
4 8 (32.00%) MS Office
4 8 (32.00%) SDLC
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
6 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (24.00%) Use Case
6 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
6 6 (24.00%) XML
7 4 (16.00%) Banking
7 4 (16.00%) ITIL
7 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (16.00%) Web Services
7 4 (16.00%) SOA
7 4 (16.00%) Unisys
8 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
8 3 (12.00%) ERP
8 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
8 3 (12.00%) UML
8 3 (12.00%) UNIX
8 3 (12.00%) Windows
8 3 (12.00%) BASE24
8 3 (12.00%) Workflow
8 3 (12.00%) VisionPLUS
8 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (12.00%) Confluence
8 3 (12.00%) Computer Science

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the East of England 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 3 (12.00%) Confluence
2 2 (8.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.00%) JBoss
3 1 (4.00%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (32.00%) MS Visio
1 8 (32.00%) MS Office
2 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (12.00%) BASE24
1 3 (12.00%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) TACACS
2 1 (4.00%) ATM
2 1 (4.00%) Firewall
2 1 (4.00%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.00%) DB2
2 1 (4.00%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 3 (12.00%) JIRA
2 1 (4.00%) PROIV
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 4 (16.00%) Banking
3 1 (4.00%) Back Office
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (68.00%) Analyst
2 10 (40.00%) Business Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Business Systems Analyst
3 6 (24.00%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (16.00%) Programmer
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Mainframe Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Trainee
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Analyst Programmer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (8.00%) Computer Operator
6 2 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (12.00%) Online Banking
2 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) VSAM
3 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) UNIX
1 3 (12.00%) Windows
2 2 (8.00%) AIX
2 2 (8.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (48.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (32.00%) SDLC
3 6 (24.00%) Business Analysis
3 6 (24.00%) Use Case
3 6 (24.00%) Waterfall
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) SOA
5 3 (12.00%) ERP
5 3 (12.00%) UML
5 3 (12.00%) Workflow
5 3 (12.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (12.00%) BPMN
5 3 (12.00%) Requirements Management
5 3 (12.00%) Software Delivery
6 2 (8.00%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (8.00%) DevOps
6 2 (8.00%) Line Management
6 2 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (8.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (8.00%) Java
4 1 (4.00%) JCL
4 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (4.00%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) CBAP
2 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
2 2 (8.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.00%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (16.00%) Unisys
2 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.00%) IBM
3 2 (8.00%) i2
4 1 (4.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Sitecore