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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 95 76 110
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +34
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 19 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.39% 1.39% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.92% 3.93% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 2
Median salary £31,250 £50,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £14,250 £39,250 £46,400
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £55,000 £57,600
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +11.11%
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
544 483 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 41.94% 35.38% 31.57%
Number of salaries quoted 317 276 320
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £57,500
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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 19 (70.37%) Oracle
3 16 (59.26%) Banking
4 15 (55.56%) Java
5 13 (48.15%) Service Management
5 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
5 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
6 11 (40.74%) Problem Management
6 11 (40.74%) Change Management
7 10 (37.04%) DB2
7 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
7 10 (37.04%) Mobile Banking
7 10 (37.04%) Investment Banking
8 6 (22.22%) SQL
8 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (22.22%) Unix
8 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (18.52%) SAS
9 5 (18.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 5 (18.52%) Degree
9 5 (18.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
10 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
10 4 (14.81%) Teradata
11 3 (11.11%) Migration
11 3 (11.11%) Windows
11 3 (11.11%) DevOps
12 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
12 2 (7.41%) QA

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 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
2 5 (18.52%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.70%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.70%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Bluemix
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.70%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) DHCP
1 1 (3.70%) DNS
1 1 (3.70%) FirePass
1 1 (3.70%) Firewall
1 1 (3.70%) NAS
1 1 (3.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) DB2
2 6 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (18.52%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (18.52%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
4 4 (14.81%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (81.48%) Finance
2 16 (59.26%) Banking
3 10 (37.04%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Applications Support
1 10 (37.04%) DB2 Support
1 10 (37.04%) Mainframe Support
2 5 (18.52%) Consultant
2 5 (18.52%) SAS Consultant
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Applications Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Architect
4 3 (11.11%) Mainframe Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) Oracle Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Specialist
4 3 (11.11%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Oracle Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 10 (37.04%) Mobile App
1 10 (37.04%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (7.41%) DataPower
3 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.70%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Unix
2 3 (11.11%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Incident Management
1 13 (48.15%) Service Management
2 11 (40.74%) Change Management
2 11 (40.74%) Problem Management
3 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (11.11%) DevOps
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.41%) ITIL
5 2 (7.41%) Line Management
5 2 (7.41%) Matrix Management
5 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.70%) ERP
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Resource Management
6 1 (3.70%) SOA
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 6 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (7.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Teradata
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
4 1 (3.70%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.70%) Lotus
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) VMware