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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 77 98 76
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -22
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 20 7 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.57% 0.52% 2.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.22% 1.38% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 16
Average salary £10,000 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-69.23% -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £44,397 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +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
622 507 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 48.90% 37.64% 35.09%
Number of salaries quoted 417 299 296
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 25 (75.76%) Oracle
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 22 (66.67%) Banking
3 19 (57.58%) Service Management
3 19 (57.58%) Java
4 18 (54.55%) Incident Management
4 18 (54.55%) WebSphere
5 14 (42.42%) Change Management
6 13 (39.39%) Problem Management
6 13 (39.39%) DB2
7 11 (33.33%) Mobile App
7 11 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (33.33%) Investment Banking
8 7 (21.21%) Unix
9 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (15.15%) Teradata
10 5 (15.15%) Degree
10 5 (15.15%) SQL
10 5 (15.15%) SAS
10 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
10 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
10 5 (15.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 5 (15.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 3 (9.09%) ITIL
11 3 (9.09%) Migration
12 2 (6.06%) COBOL
12 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
12 2 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
12 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (54.55%) WebSphere
2 5 (15.15%) SAS
3 2 (6.06%) CICS
4 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.03%) Lync
4 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.03%) MTS
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle ERP
1 1 (3.03%) Primavera
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (39.39%) DB2
2 6 (18.18%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (15.15%) RDBMS
3 5 (15.15%) Relational Database
3 5 (15.15%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (15.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
General
1 25 (75.76%) Finance
2 22 (66.67%) Banking
3 11 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Applications Support
2 12 (36.36%) Mainframe Support
3 11 (33.33%) DB2 Support
4 7 (21.21%) Applications Specialist
4 7 (21.21%) Mainframe Specialist
4 7 (21.21%) Oracle Specialist
4 7 (21.21%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (21.21%) WebSphere Specialist
5 6 (18.18%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
6 5 (15.15%) Consultant
6 5 (15.15%) SAS Consultant
7 2 (6.06%) Applications Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Service Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Technical Leader
8 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Oracle Technical Architect
8 1 (3.03%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.03%) Support Specialist
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Middleware
2 1 (3.03%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) Mobile App
1 11 (33.33%) Mobile Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Unix
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Linux
3 1 (3.03%) Solaris
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) Service Management
2 18 (54.55%) Incident Management
3 14 (42.42%) Change Management
4 13 (39.39%) Problem Management
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
6 3 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (6.06%) DevOps
7 2 (6.06%) Matrix Management
7 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
7 2 (6.06%) SDLC
8 1 (3.03%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (3.03%) ERP
8 1 (3.03%) Line Management
8 1 (3.03%) Network Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Management
8 1 (3.03%) Project Planning
8 1 (3.03%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.03%) SOA
8 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 5 (15.15%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) COBOL
3 2 (6.06%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SEPA
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 25 (75.76%) Oracle
2 5 (15.15%) Teradata
3 2 (6.06%) IBM
4 1 (3.03%) Citrix
4 1 (3.03%) Hyperion
4 1 (3.03%) Lotus
4 1 (3.03%) TOWER Software
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago