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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 91 113 -
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.31% 0.064% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £34,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-13.15% +20.25%
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
416 538 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.98% 34.20% 35.11%
Number of salaries quoted 252 313 219
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £55,000
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 20 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (100.00%) IBM
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (85.71%) CICS
2 6 (85.71%) DB2
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 5 (71.43%) zOS
3 5 (71.43%) RACF
3 5 (71.43%) Banking
3 5 (71.43%) Retail
3 5 (71.43%) ACF2
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) JCL
5 1 (14.29%) ISPF
5 1 (14.29%) CA Endevor
5 1 (14.29%) COBOL
5 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
5 1 (14.29%) CA
5 1 (14.29%) REXX
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 6 (85.71%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) DB2
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 5 (71.43%) Banking
1 5 (71.43%) Retail
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Technical Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) JCL
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL
2 1 (14.29%) REXX
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) RACF
1 5 (71.43%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (14.29%) CA