The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Mainframes
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 89 80
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 9 10 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.81% 0.74% 1.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.07% 1.67% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Median salary £55,000 £31,250 £39,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.00% -20.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,269 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.59% -10.00%  

Mainframe is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 435 599 467
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 38.91% 44.57% 34.85%
Number of salaries quoted 288 380 253
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +18.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £59,800 £68,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

Mainframe
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Mainframe as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Mainframe in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 5 (50.00%) SAS
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 4 (40.00%) CA
3 4 (40.00%) REXX
3 4 (40.00%) zOS
3 4 (40.00%) DB2
3 4 (40.00%) Flash
3 4 (40.00%) IMS/DB
3 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) DevOps
4 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (30.00%) Unix
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
5 2 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
5 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
6 1 (10.00%) R

Mainframe
Co-occurring 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 5 (50.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) DB2
1 4 (40.00%) IMS/DB
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (10.00%) Big Data
3 1 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) DB2 DBA
1 4 (40.00%) DBA
1 4 (40.00%) Mainframe DBA
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) SAS Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery Manager
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Business Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) SAS Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) Flash
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Credit Risk
4 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (10.00%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) zOS
2 3 (30.00%) Unix
3 1 (10.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
1 4 (40.00%) DevOps
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Analytics
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematical Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Resilience Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Scorecard
4 1 (10.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 9 (90.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) REXX
3 1 (10.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) C#
3 1 (10.00%) C++
3 1 (10.00%) Java
3 1 (10.00%) JCL
3 1 (10.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (10.00%) R
3 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (10.00%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) CA
2 4 (40.00%) Cognizant
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
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