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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 95 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 10 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.68% 0.61% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.82% 1.54% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 0
Average salary £46,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
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
549 584 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 37.35% 39.57% 37.78%
Number of salaries quoted 352 368 276
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

IBM Mainframe
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (43.75%) CICS
2 7 (43.75%) DB2
2 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
3 6 (37.50%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) Retail
4 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
4 5 (31.25%) ACF2
4 5 (31.25%) zOS
4 5 (31.25%) RACF
4 5 (31.25%) zSecure
5 4 (25.00%) JCL
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 2 (12.50%) Finance
6 2 (12.50%) COBOL
6 2 (12.50%) CA
6 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (6.25%) REXX
7 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
7 1 (6.25%) ISPF
7 1 (6.25%) CA Endevor

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 7 (43.75%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (37.50%) Banking
2 5 (31.25%) Retail
3 2 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Leader
2 4 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JCL
2 2 (12.50%) COBOL
3 1 (6.25%) REXX
System Software
1 5 (31.25%) RACF
1 5 (31.25%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) zSecure
2 1 (6.25%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) CA