The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 92 82 86
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 3 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.24% 1.41% 1.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.58% 3.54% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 0 15 1
Median salary - £46,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -16.36%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.57%
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
513 621 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.47% 39.78% 39.76%
Number of salaries quoted 303 386 376
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
1 3 (50.00%) SAS
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Security Management
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) CA
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
2 2 (33.33%) zOS
2 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (33.33%) Sybase
2 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) ISPF
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 2 (33.33%) DataPower
2 2 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (33.33%) CLIST
2 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (16.67%) zSecure
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) SAS
2 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (16.67%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
1 2 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Kerberos
1 1 (16.67%) Network Security
1 1 (16.67%) SSH
1 1 (16.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Senior SAS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) ISPF
1 2 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) DataPower
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Architecture
1 2 (33.33%) Project Management
1 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 2 (33.33%) Security Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (16.67%) People Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Workflow Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) CLIST
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) JCL
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) zSecure
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) CA
1 2 (33.33%) Sybase
2 1 (16.67%) IBM