The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the East Sussex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 86 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 0.38% 0.29% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.02% 0.74% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 0
Median salary £80,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+77.77% -
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Mainframe
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the East Sussex region.

Miscellaneous Category
East Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
391 406 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in East Sussex 36.99% 39.65% 31.95%
Number of salaries quoted 359 338 356
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,100 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in East Sussex

Mainframe
Salary Trend in East Sussex

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in East Sussex

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in East Sussex

For the 6 months to 27 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 Sussex region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 14 (93.33%) Finance
2 13 (86.67%) DB2
3 11 (73.33%) COBOL
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) Degree
4 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
4 10 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (60.00%) RAD
6 8 (53.33%) CICS
6 8 (53.33%) User Stories
7 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
7 7 (46.67%) VSAM
7 7 (46.67%) JCL
8 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (40.00%) Java
9 5 (33.33%) SOA
9 5 (33.33%) REXX
9 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (33.33%) VisionPLUS
9 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
9 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
10 4 (26.67%) User Experience
10 4 (26.67%) OWASP
10 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
10 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Content Management
10 4 (26.67%) Ab Initio
10 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
10 4 (26.67%) Content Management
10 4 (26.67%) WebSphere

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in East Sussex 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 8 (53.33%) CICS
2 4 (26.67%) SAS
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere
2 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (20.00%) IIS
4 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) DB2
2 6 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 4 (26.67%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (13.33%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Maven
1 2 (13.33%) Subversion
1 2 (13.33%) XPEDITER
2 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.67%) JMeter
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) LoadRunner
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (93.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Java Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Java Solutions Architect
1 4 (26.67%) SOA Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (26.67%) WebSphere Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Quality Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Mainframe Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Quality Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software QA Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Java EE
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML
3 1 (6.67%) HTML5
3 1 (6.67%) J2EE
3 1 (6.67%) JSON
3 1 (6.67%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 10 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 7 (46.67%) VSAM
3 5 (33.33%) Algorithms
4 4 (26.67%) User Experience
5 3 (20.00%) Visualisation
6 2 (13.33%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (13.33%) Social Media
7 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
7 1 (6.67%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Linux
1 4 (26.67%) zOS
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (60.00%) RAD
4 8 (53.33%) User Stories
5 7 (46.67%) Waterfall
6 6 (40.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (33.33%) SOA
7 5 (33.33%) Software Engineering
8 4 (26.67%) Content Management
8 4 (26.67%) Enterprise Content Management
8 4 (26.67%) OWASP
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
9 3 (20.00%) Functional Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Integration Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Manual Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Refactoring
9 3 (20.00%) SDLC
9 3 (20.00%) System Integration Testing
9 3 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) COBOL
2 7 (46.67%) JCL
3 6 (40.00%) Java
4 5 (33.33%) REXX
5 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 3 (20.00%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) ISEB
2 3 (20.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.67%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Ab Initio
1 4 (26.67%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) HP
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 3 (20.00%) TSYS
3 2 (13.33%) Informatica
3 2 (13.33%) Rally
3 2 (13.33%) Syncsort