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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
UK / England
Rank 791 822 871
Rank change year-on-year
+31 +49
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 22 77 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.082% 0.053%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.068% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 19 55 39
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,746 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%

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
32158 39830 40086
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.65% 42.67% 40.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26399 32426 32750
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +50 9 £52,500 -8.69%
London +51 8 £76,250 +35.55% 1
North West -15 5 £37,500 -2.59%
South West +9 2 £37,500 -11.76%
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) IBM
1 41 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 21 (51.22%) JCL
3 17 (41.46%) CICS
4 15 (36.59%) COBOL
5 14 (34.15%) DB2
6 13 (31.71%) Java
7 12 (29.27%) Oracle
7 12 (29.27%) Unix
8 11 (26.83%) SQL
8 11 (26.83%) ITIL
8 11 (26.83%) Finance
9 10 (24.39%) MVS
9 10 (24.39%) UML
9 10 (24.39%) SDLC
10 8 (19.51%) Retail
10 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
11 7 (17.07%) AS400
11 7 (17.07%) Banking
11 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
11 7 (17.07%) zOS
11 7 (17.07%) RACF
12 6 (14.63%) Financial Institution
13 5 (12.20%) Degree
13 5 (12.20%) Retail Banking
13 5 (12.20%) Online Banking
13 5 (12.20%) Wealth Management
13 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
13 5 (12.20%) Mentoring

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 17 (41.46%) CICS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) IaaS
1 4 (9.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (34.15%) DB2
2 2 (4.88%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.44%) IMS/DB
General
1 11 (26.83%) Finance
2 8 (19.51%) Retail
3 7 (17.07%) Banking
4 6 (14.63%) Financial Institution
5 5 (12.20%) Publishing
5 5 (12.20%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.44%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (46.34%) Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) CICS Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) COBOL Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Programmer
3 9 (21.95%) Analyst Programmer
3 9 (21.95%) CICS Programmer
3 9 (21.95%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 9 (21.95%) COBOL Programmer
3 9 (21.95%) DB2 Programmer
4 8 (19.51%) Architect
5 7 (17.07%) Mainframe Analyst
5 7 (17.07%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (14.63%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 6 (14.63%) Mainframe Architect
6 6 (14.63%) Mainframe Programmer
6 6 (14.63%) MVS Programmer
7 5 (12.20%) Banking Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) IT Analyst
7 5 (12.20%) Solutions Analyst
8 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) ISPF
2 2 (4.88%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 41 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (17.07%) AS400
3 5 (12.20%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.20%) Online Banking
4 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.76%) Private Cloud
5 3 (7.32%) iSeries
5 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 3 (7.32%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 12 (29.27%) Unix
2 10 (24.39%) MVS
3 7 (17.07%) zOS
4 5 (12.20%) Linux
4 5 (12.20%) Windows
5 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 10 (24.39%) SDLC
2 10 (24.39%) UML
3 8 (19.51%) Enterprise Architecture
4 5 (12.20%) CRM
4 5 (12.20%) ITIL V3
4 5 (12.20%) ITSM
4 5 (12.20%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Wealth Management
5 4 (9.76%) Defect Management
5 4 (9.76%) Information Security
5 4 (9.76%) Integration Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
5 4 (9.76%) System Integration Testing
5 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
5 4 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (7.32%) Risk Assessment
7 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) JCL
2 15 (36.59%) COBOL
3 13 (31.71%) Java
4 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 3 (7.32%) RPG
5 3 (7.32%) RPG IV
6 2 (4.88%) C#
6 2 (4.88%) CLIST
6 2 (4.88%) REXX
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.44%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) RACF
2 5 (12.20%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (9.76%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.44%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.44%) zSecure
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (29.27%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.20%) EMC
4 5 (12.20%) Hitachi
5 4 (9.76%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) CA
6 1 (2.44%) HP
6 1 (2.44%) Intel
6 1 (2.44%) Sun