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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 824 888 873
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -15
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 74 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.078% 0.037% 0.045%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.092% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 53 29 33
Average salary £52,000 £60,000 £39,900
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,700 £42,500 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +11.76%
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
40114 40244 40237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.47% 40.48% 41.13%
Number of salaries quoted 32645 32873 31747
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +38 32 £57,500 -4.16% 1
London +11 19 £55,000 -15.38% 1
East Midlands +9 9 £23,250 -48.33% 1
South West 0 7 £42,500 -51.42%
North West +23 6 £36,750 -22.63% 2
Yorkshire - 1 £31,250 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 151 (100.00%) IBM
1 151 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 85 (56.29%) DB2
3 77 (50.99%) COBOL
4 69 (45.70%) JCL
4 69 (45.70%) SDLC
5 67 (44.37%) Finance
6 64 (42.38%) CICS
7 49 (32.45%) Analytical Skills
8 42 (27.81%) Banking
9 30 (19.87%) TOWER Software
9 30 (19.87%) SQL
10 29 (19.21%) Windows
11 28 (18.54%) Linux
11 28 (18.54%) Java
11 28 (18.54%) zOS
12 25 (16.56%) Change Management
13 24 (15.89%) MTS
14 23 (15.23%) SEPA
14 23 (15.23%) Degree
14 23 (15.23%) Mathematics
15 21 (13.91%) Computer Science
16 20 (13.25%) VSAM
17 18 (11.92%) SWIFT
17 18 (11.92%) Unix
17 18 (11.92%) AS400
18 16 (10.60%) Firewall
18 16 (10.60%) VMware
18 16 (10.60%) Web Services
18 16 (10.60%) HTML

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (42.38%) CICS
2 24 (15.89%) MTS
3 5 (3.31%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.65%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.99%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.32%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.27%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.60%) Firewall
2 13 (8.61%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.65%) HTTP
4 3 (1.99%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.99%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.66%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (56.29%) DB2
2 15 (9.93%) DataStage
3 12 (7.95%) Pentaho
4 8 (5.30%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.64%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.31%) Big Data
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.99%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.32%) IDMS
9 1 (0.66%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (3.31%) Subversion
2 3 (1.99%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.99%) ERwin
2 3 (1.99%) JUnit
2 3 (1.99%) Maven
3 2 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (44.37%) Finance
2 42 (27.81%) Banking
3 11 (7.28%) Legal
4 4 (2.65%) Retail
5 2 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (32.45%) Developer
2 29 (19.21%) Lead Developer
3 21 (13.91%) Subject Matter Expert
4 18 (11.92%) Analyst
5 15 (9.93%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.61%) Security Analyst
7 11 (7.28%) Mainframe Programmer
7 11 (7.28%) Programmer
7 11 (7.28%) Senior Analyst
7 11 (7.28%) Senior Security Analyst
8 10 (6.62%) Mainframe Developer
8 10 (6.62%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
8 10 (6.62%) Systems Programmer
9 8 (5.30%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Designer
10 7 (4.64%) Java Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.64%) Senior Java Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.60%) HTML
1 16 (10.60%) Web Services
2 13 (8.61%) Middleware
3 10 (6.62%) .NET
4 8 (5.30%) .NET Framework
4 8 (5.30%) CSS
4 8 (5.30%) Entity Framework
4 8 (5.30%) WCF
5 5 (3.31%) J2EE
5 5 (3.31%) POSIX
5 5 (3.31%) XML
6 4 (2.65%) Java EE
6 4 (2.65%) JSP
6 4 (2.65%) RESTful
6 4 (2.65%) Servlets
6 4 (2.65%) SOAP
7 3 (1.99%) jQuery
8 2 (1.32%) ISPF
9 1 (0.66%) JSON
9 1 (0.66%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 151 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 49 (32.45%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (15.23%) Mathematics
4 21 (13.91%) Computer Science
5 20 (13.25%) VSAM
6 18 (11.92%) AS400
6 18 (11.92%) SWIFT
7 13 (8.61%) Management Information System
8 8 (5.30%) Data Centre
9 6 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.99%) User Experience
11 2 (1.32%) Life Science
12 1 (0.66%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.66%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (19.21%) Windows
2 28 (18.54%) Linux
2 28 (18.54%) zOS
3 18 (11.92%) Unix
4 4 (2.65%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.32%) AIX
5 2 (1.32%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (45.70%) SDLC
2 25 (16.56%) Change Management
3 14 (9.27%) TDD
4 13 (8.61%) Information Security
4 13 (8.61%) Migration
4 13 (8.61%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (8.61%) Security Management
5 12 (7.95%) Anti-Money Laundering
5 12 (7.95%) Business Intelligence
5 12 (7.95%) Kalman Filter
6 11 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (6.62%) Threat Management
8 8 (5.30%) Content Management
8 8 (5.30%) ITIL
8 8 (5.30%) Risk Management
8 8 (5.30%) Unit Testing
9 7 (4.64%) Line Management
9 7 (4.64%) Software Engineering
9 7 (4.64%) Waterfall
10 6 (3.97%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (50.99%) COBOL
2 69 (45.70%) JCL
3 30 (19.87%) SQL
4 28 (18.54%) Java
5 14 (9.27%) Ruby
6 11 (7.28%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.96%) REXX
8 8 (5.30%) C#
9 7 (4.64%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.31%) C
11 2 (1.32%) CLIST
12 1 (0.66%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 23 (15.23%) Degree
2 11 (7.28%) CISSP
3 3 (1.99%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (15.23%) SEPA
2 10 (6.62%) QA
3 5 (3.31%) ISO27002
3 5 (3.31%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.65%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.31%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.66%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (0.66%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (7.28%) CA Endevor
2 5 (3.31%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.32%) Xymon
4 1 (0.66%) Control-M
Vendors
1 151 (100.00%) IBM
2 30 (19.87%) TOWER Software
3 16 (10.60%) VMware
4 10 (6.62%) CA
5 5 (3.31%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.31%) Syncsort
6 4 (2.65%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.99%) Oracle
7 3 (1.99%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.99%) Splunk
8 2 (1.32%) Lotus
8 2 (1.32%) Remedy
9 1 (0.66%) BMC
9 1 (0.66%) HP
9 1 (0.66%) Intel
9 1 (0.66%) Software AG
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