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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 105 97 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.27% 0.079% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
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
617 452 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.33% 35.73% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 413 305 239
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 September 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 13 (100.00%) DB2
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (92.31%) Retail
2 12 (92.31%) Change Management
2 12 (92.31%) QA
2 12 (92.31%) Mentoring
2 12 (92.31%) Coaching
2 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (92.31%) CICS
3 8 (61.54%) Assembly Language
3 8 (61.54%) REXX
3 8 (61.54%) JCL
3 8 (61.54%) COBOL
3 8 (61.54%) SAS
3 8 (61.54%) Release Management
3 8 (61.54%) CA Endevor
4 5 (38.46%) UNIX
5 4 (30.77%) MQSeries
5 4 (30.77%) ATM
5 4 (30.77%) Chip Card
5 4 (30.77%) zOS
5 4 (30.77%) ISPF
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) VSAM
6 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
6 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) ABAP

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 12 (92.31%) CICS
2 8 (61.54%) SAS
3 4 (30.77%) MQSeries
4 1 (7.69%) NetWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 13 (100.00%) Banking
2 12 (92.31%) Retail
3 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Support
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Support Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis Support
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Analyst
2 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) ISPF
2 1 (7.69%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (92.31%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (30.77%) Chip Card
3 4 (30.77%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (92.31%) Change Management
1 12 (92.31%) Mentoring
1 12 (92.31%) Coaching
2 8 (61.54%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) COBOL
1 8 (61.54%) Assembly Language
1 8 (61.54%) REXX
1 8 (61.54%) JCL
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (92.31%) QA
Systems Management
1 8 (61.54%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (7.69%) SAP