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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 89 97 70
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -27
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 15 14 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.04% 0.90% 2.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.95% 2.43% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 18
Average salary £46,750 - £53,750
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 - £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 - £58,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -
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
509 576 445
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.20% 37.07% 38.33%
Number of salaries quoted 326 348 268
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 3 July 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 16 (47.06%) Banking
2 15 (44.12%) Finance
3 13 (38.24%) IBM
3 13 (38.24%) IBM Mainframe
4 10 (29.41%) CICS
4 10 (29.41%) DB2
4 10 (29.41%) Retail
5 8 (23.53%) Middleware
5 8 (23.53%) UNIX
6 7 (20.59%) Windows
6 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.59%) JCL
7 6 (17.65%) Degree
8 5 (14.71%) ACF2
8 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
8 5 (14.71%) Change Management
8 5 (14.71%) Firewall
8 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
8 5 (14.71%) zOS
8 5 (14.71%) PRINCE
8 5 (14.71%) RACF
9 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
9 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (8.82%) Project Management
10 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (8.82%) SQL
10 3 (8.82%) COBOL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 10 (29.41%) CICS
2 2 (5.88%) Lync
2 2 (5.88%) IBM Notes
2 2 (5.88%) MQSeries
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) MS Exchange
2 2 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 5 (14.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) DB2
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (5.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
General
1 16 (47.06%) Banking
2 15 (44.12%) Finance
3 10 (29.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Consultant
2 6 (17.65%) Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Leader
4 4 (11.76%) IT Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (5.88%) Business Analyst
5 2 (5.88%) Developer
5 2 (5.88%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Designer
6 1 (2.94%) Trainee
6 1 (2.94%) SAS BI Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) DBA
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Senior Project Manager
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.94%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) Middleware
2 2 (5.88%) HTML
2 2 (5.88%) SOAP
2 2 (5.88%) WSDL
2 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 1 (2.94%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (38.24%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) UNIX
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) zOS
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (14.71%) PRINCE2
1 5 (14.71%) PRINCE
1 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
1 5 (14.71%) Change Management
2 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (8.82%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (8.82%) Project Management
4 2 (5.88%) SOA
4 2 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.88%) Microservices
5 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
5 1 (2.94%) Workflow
5 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.94%) Business Development
5 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (20.59%) JCL
2 3 (8.82%) COBOL
2 3 (8.82%) SQL
3 2 (5.88%) Assembly Language
3 2 (5.88%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.94%) REXX
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) RACF
1 5 (14.71%) ACF2
2 2 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 13 (38.24%) IBM
2 2 (5.88%) Citrix
2 2 (5.88%) CA
2 2 (5.88%) Lotus
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Teradata
3 1 (2.94%) Informatica
3 1 (2.94%) BMC
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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