The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 96 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 14 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.20% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.43% 0.57% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £38,250 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -20.83%
IBM Mainframe
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
577 523 362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 38.65% 34.96% 32.52%
Number of salaries quoted 380 345 214
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in Edinburgh

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 22 (100.00%) IBM
1 22 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 20 (90.91%) CICS
3 19 (86.36%) Banking
4 18 (81.82%) Retail
4 18 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (68.18%) DB2
6 14 (63.64%) Assembly Language
6 14 (63.64%) Change Management
7 13 (59.09%) QA
7 13 (59.09%) Mentoring
7 13 (59.09%) Coaching
8 12 (54.55%) CA Endevor
8 12 (54.55%) REXX
9 11 (50.00%) JCL
9 11 (50.00%) COBOL
10 9 (40.91%) MQSeries
10 9 (40.91%) SAS
10 9 (40.91%) Release Management
11 8 (36.36%) Finance
12 6 (27.27%) zOS
12 6 (27.27%) UNIX
13 5 (22.73%) Internet
13 5 (22.73%) Middleware
13 5 (22.73%) Chip Card
13 5 (22.73%) ATM
13 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
13 5 (22.73%) Migration
13 5 (22.73%) ISPF
13 5 (22.73%) Online Banking

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (90.91%) CICS
2 9 (40.91%) MQSeries
2 9 (40.91%) SAS
3 2 (9.09%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) ATM
1 5 (22.73%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) DB2
2 2 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (86.36%) Banking
2 18 (81.82%) Retail
3 8 (36.36%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Technical Specialist
2 5 (22.73%) CICS Programmer
2 5 (22.73%) Programmer
3 2 (9.09%) Administrator
3 2 (9.09%) Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) DBA
3 2 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) DB2 DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) Middleware
1 5 (22.73%) ISPF
2 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (81.82%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (22.73%) Online Banking
3 5 (22.73%) Chip Card
4 4 (18.18%) VSAM
5 2 (9.09%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
1 6 (27.27%) zOS
2 2 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) AIX
2 2 (9.09%) Solaris
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Change Management
2 13 (59.09%) Mentoring
2 13 (59.09%) Coaching
3 9 (40.91%) Release Management
4 5 (22.73%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (22.73%) Service Delivery
4 5 (22.73%) Migration
5 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Project Management
5 2 (9.09%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (63.64%) Assembly Language
2 12 (54.55%) REXX
3 11 (50.00%) JCL
3 11 (50.00%) COBOL
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (59.09%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 12 (54.55%) CA Endevor
2 2 (9.09%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 22 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (18.18%) CA
3 2 (9.09%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) BMC