The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 851 869 909
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +40
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 33 54 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.036% 0.054% 0.050%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.087% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 19 43 34
Median salary £60,000 £52,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +21.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £24,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £53,500 £46,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+15.05% +9.41%
IBM Mainframe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
37896 42536 43717
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.33% 42.35% 40.23%
Number of salaries quoted 31404 34370 34335
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +3.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in England

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the England region.

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in England

IBM Mainframe
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in England

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the England region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +36 14 £60,000 +21.21%
London +34 12 - -
North East - 4 £37,750 -
South West - 3 £42,500 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing IBM 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 England region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 85 (100.00%) IBM
1 85 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 45 (52.94%) JCL
3 44 (51.76%) DB2
4 38 (44.71%) COBOL
5 34 (40.00%) Banking
6 29 (34.12%) Java
7 28 (32.94%) CICS
8 27 (31.76%) Retail
8 27 (31.76%) Finance
9 24 (28.24%) SQL
9 24 (28.24%) Unix
10 20 (23.53%) Financial Institution
10 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
11 18 (21.18%) VSAM
12 17 (20.00%) XML
13 16 (18.82%) MVS
14 15 (17.65%) Windows
14 15 (17.65%) Linux
14 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
15 14 (16.47%) UML
15 14 (16.47%) Oracle
15 14 (16.47%) QA
16 13 (15.29%) AIX
17 12 (14.12%) Cognizant
17 12 (14.12%) DataPower
17 12 (14.12%) SaaS
18 11 (12.94%) SDLC
18 11 (12.94%) Middleware
18 11 (12.94%) MQSeries

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 28 (32.94%) CICS
2 11 (12.94%) MQSeries
3 9 (10.59%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.59%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (9.41%) MS Office
2 4 (4.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.53%) SMTP
3 2 (2.35%) Firewall
3 2 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (51.76%) DB2
2 4 (4.71%) Easytrieve
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) XPEDITER
2 1 (1.18%) LoadRunner
General
1 34 (40.00%) Banking
2 27 (31.76%) Finance
2 27 (31.76%) Retail
3 20 (23.53%) Financial Institution
4 8 (9.41%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 16 (18.82%) Developer
3 15 (17.65%) Analyst
4 14 (16.47%) Team Leader
4 14 (16.47%) Technical Team Leader
5 13 (15.29%) Mainframe Developer
6 9 (10.59%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (9.41%) Banking Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) IT Analyst
7 8 (9.41%) Solutions Analyst
8 7 (8.24%) Architect
8 7 (8.24%) Integration Architect
8 7 (8.24%) Lead Architect
9 6 (7.06%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 6 (7.06%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (7.06%) Software Engineer
10 5 (5.88%) Middleware Specialist
10 5 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.71%) Senior Test Analyst
11 4 (4.71%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.00%) XML
2 11 (12.94%) Middleware
3 6 (7.06%) .NET
4 4 (4.71%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.53%) ISPF
5 3 (3.53%) J2EE
5 3 (3.53%) JSON
5 3 (3.53%) Spring
5 3 (3.53%) Web Services
6 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 85 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 20 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (21.18%) VSAM
4 12 (14.12%) DataPower
5 8 (9.41%) Online Banking
6 6 (7.06%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.71%) AS400
8 3 (3.53%) Data Structures
8 3 (3.53%) SWIFT
9 2 (2.35%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.35%) Management Information System
9 2 (2.35%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 24 (28.24%) Unix
2 16 (18.82%) MVS
3 15 (17.65%) Linux
3 15 (17.65%) Windows
4 13 (15.29%) AIX
5 7 (8.24%) zOS
6 4 (4.71%) Solaris
6 4 (4.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Mentoring
2 14 (16.47%) UML
3 11 (12.94%) SDLC
4 10 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.76%) SOA
5 9 (10.59%) Service Delivery
6 8 (9.41%) CRM
6 8 (9.41%) Wealth Management
7 7 (8.24%) ArchiMate
7 7 (8.24%) ETL
7 7 (8.24%) ITIL
7 7 (8.24%) Project Governance
7 7 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 7 (8.24%) TOGAF
7 7 (8.24%) Waterfall
8 6 (7.06%) Software Engineering
9 5 (5.88%) Presales
9 5 (5.88%) Test Scripting
9 5 (5.88%) User Stories
10 4 (4.71%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 45 (52.94%) JCL
2 38 (44.71%) COBOL
3 29 (34.12%) Java
4 24 (28.24%) SQL
5 7 (8.24%) REXX
6 4 (4.71%) Perl
6 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
6 4 (4.71%) VB
7 3 (3.53%) CLIST
8 2 (2.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (7.06%) Degree
2 2 (2.35%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (16.47%) QA
2 2 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.35%) ISO27002
2 2 (2.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (7.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (3.53%) RACF
2 3 (3.53%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) Tivoli
2 5 (5.88%) Control-M
3 3 (3.53%) CA Endevor
4 1 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (16.47%) Oracle
3 12 (14.12%) Cognizant
4 10 (11.76%) Microsoft
5 7 (8.24%) Ab Initio
5 7 (8.24%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (8.24%) Software AG
5 7 (8.24%) webMethods
6 4 (4.71%) BMC
6 4 (4.71%) CA
6 4 (4.71%) Syncsort
7 3 (3.53%) Remedy
8 2 (2.35%) VMware
9 1 (1.18%) Compuware
9 1 (1.18%) HP