The first 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Edinburgh region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 91 78 85
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.09% 1.31% 0.26%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.44% 4.30% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 2
Average salary - £53,750 £42,270
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +27.16%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
465 372 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 31.68% 30.34% 29.66%
Number of salaries quoted 301 227 241
Average salary £41,500 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
Scotland

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 13 (56.52%) Banking
2 10 (43.48%) DB2
2 10 (43.48%) IBM
3 9 (39.13%) IBM Mainframe
4 8 (34.78%) QA
4 8 (34.78%) Retail
4 8 (34.78%) Change Management
4 8 (34.78%) Finance
4 8 (34.78%) CICS
5 7 (30.43%) UNIX
6 6 (26.09%) zOS
7 5 (21.74%) SAS
7 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
7 5 (21.74%) Workflow
7 5 (21.74%) Project Management
7 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
8 4 (17.39%) ISPF
8 4 (17.39%) Release Management
8 4 (17.39%) VSAM
8 4 (17.39%) COBOL
8 4 (17.39%) Assembly Language
8 4 (17.39%) REXX
8 4 (17.39%) JCL
8 4 (17.39%) CA Endevor
9 3 (13.04%) Middleware
9 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
9 3 (13.04%) Java
9 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
9 3 (13.04%) AIX
9 3 (13.04%) Linux

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 8 (34.78%) CICS
2 5 (21.74%) SAS
2 5 (21.74%) MQSeries
3 3 (13.04%) WebSphere
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Process Server
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (4.35%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (56.52%) Banking
2 8 (34.78%) Retail
2 8 (34.78%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Marketing
3 2 (8.70%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (34.78%) Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Business Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Middleware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Web Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) DBA
5 1 (4.35%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Administrator
5 1 (4.35%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.35%) SAS Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Support Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Support
5 1 (4.35%) Developer
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server DBA
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) Middleware Specialist
5 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) ISPF
2 3 (13.04%) Middleware
2 3 (13.04%) WebSphere MQ
3 2 (8.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (8.70%) XSLT
3 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 1 (4.35%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (17.39%) VSAM
3 3 (13.04%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) UNIX
2 6 (26.09%) zOS
3 3 (13.04%) AIX
3 3 (13.04%) Linux
4 2 (8.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Change Management
2 5 (21.74%) Workflow
2 5 (21.74%) Project Management
2 5 (21.74%) Business Analysis
3 4 (17.39%) Release Management
4 3 (13.04%) System Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) COBOL
1 4 (17.39%) Assembly Language
1 4 (17.39%) REXX
1 4 (17.39%) JCL
2 3 (13.04%) Java
3 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.35%) SQL
4 1 (4.35%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (34.78%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) CA Endevor
2 1 (4.35%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) IBM
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Oracle
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