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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 8 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.54% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.67% - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
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
478 366 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 32.34% 29.88% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 308 232 236
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (100.00%) DB2
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Retail
2 8 (88.89%) QA
2 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 8 (88.89%) CICS
3 5 (55.56%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
4 4 (44.44%) SAS
4 4 (44.44%) JCL
4 4 (44.44%) Assembly Language
4 4 (44.44%) REXX
4 4 (44.44%) zOS
4 4 (44.44%) COBOL
4 4 (44.44%) Release Management
4 4 (44.44%) ISPF
4 4 (44.44%) CA Endevor
4 4 (44.44%) VSAM
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) ABAP
5 1 (11.11%) SAP
5 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
5 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 8 (88.89%) CICS
2 4 (44.44%) MQSeries
2 4 (44.44%) SAS
3 1 (11.11%) NetWeaver
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 9 (100.00%) Banking
2 8 (88.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Support
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis Support
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) ISPF
2 1 (11.11%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (44.44%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Change Management
2 4 (44.44%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) COBOL
1 4 (44.44%) Assembly Language
1 4 (44.44%) REXX
1 4 (44.44%) JCL
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (88.89%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (11.11%) SAP