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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 814 838 811
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 52 49 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.045% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 31 40
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -7.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
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
41806 42101 41099
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.09% 39.00% 40.99%
Number of salaries quoted 33948 33029 33465
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 2015.

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 3 September 2015. 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
East Midlands +29 20 £24,000 -37.25% 4
London +21 18 £55,000 +4.76% 2
South East +12 8 £49,500 -1.00% 1
North West -14 7 £60,000 +36.36% 9
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) IBM
1 113 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 60 (53.10%) JCL
3 52 (46.02%) DB2
4 43 (38.05%) CICS
5 42 (37.17%) COBOL
5 42 (37.17%) Banking
6 40 (35.40%) UNIX
7 39 (34.51%) Finance
8 31 (27.43%) SDLC
9 25 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (21.24%) Retail
10 24 (21.24%) Change Management
11 22 (19.47%) Data Centre
12 21 (18.58%) Tivoli
12 21 (18.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 21 (18.58%) AS400
13 17 (15.04%) Java
13 17 (15.04%) Mentoring
14 14 (12.39%) zOS
14 14 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
15 13 (11.50%) QA
16 12 (10.62%) CA Endevor
17 11 (9.73%) SWIFT
17 11 (9.73%) VSAM
17 11 (9.73%) REXX
17 11 (9.73%) Linux
17 11 (9.73%) Coaching
18 10 (8.85%) Windows
19 9 (7.96%) JBoss

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 43 (38.05%) CICS
2 9 (7.96%) JBoss
2 9 (7.96%) MTS
3 3 (2.65%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.65%) SAS
4 2 (1.77%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.42%) ATM
3 3 (2.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (46.02%) DB2
2 7 (6.19%) Easytrieve
3 4 (3.54%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.65%) Pentaho
4 3 (2.65%) DataStage
5 2 (1.77%) Base SAS
6 1 (0.88%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Subversion
2 3 (2.65%) Maven
2 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
General
1 42 (37.17%) Banking
2 39 (34.51%) Finance
3 24 (21.24%) Retail
4 4 (3.54%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Law
6 1 (0.88%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (16.81%) Developer
2 11 (9.73%) Mainframe Operator
3 10 (8.85%) Computer Operator
4 9 (7.96%) Data Centre Operator
5 8 (7.08%) Analyst
5 8 (7.08%) Architect
5 8 (7.08%) Environment Manager
5 8 (7.08%) Technical Leader
6 7 (6.19%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (6.19%) Applications Support
6 7 (6.19%) Technical Architect
6 7 (6.19%) Mainframe Architect
7 6 (5.31%) Lead Developer
7 6 (5.31%) Mainframe Developer
8 5 (4.42%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.54%) COBOL Developer
10 3 (2.65%) Applications Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Support Manager
10 3 (2.65%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (2.65%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.31%) ISPF
1 6 (5.31%) Middleware
2 4 (3.54%) HTML
3 3 (2.65%) .NET
3 3 (2.65%) CSS
4 2 (1.77%) Web Services
4 2 (1.77%) XML
5 1 (0.88%) JMS
5 1 (0.88%) WSDL
5 1 (0.88%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.88%) WCF
5 1 (0.88%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.88%) JSP
5 1 (0.88%) Servlets
5 1 (0.88%) Struts
5 1 (0.88%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) EJB
5 1 (0.88%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 113 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 25 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (19.47%) Data Centre
4 21 (18.58%) AS400
5 11 (9.73%) VSAM
5 11 (9.73%) SWIFT
6 3 (2.65%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.65%) User Experience
6 3 (2.65%) PKI
6 3 (2.65%) Tandem
6 3 (2.65%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.88%) IVR
7 1 (0.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.88%) VUI
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.40%) UNIX
2 14 (12.39%) zOS
3 11 (9.73%) Linux
4 10 (8.85%) Windows
5 3 (2.65%) AIX
6 2 (1.77%) Solaris
7 1 (0.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (27.43%) SDLC
2 24 (21.24%) Change Management
3 17 (15.04%) Mentoring
4 14 (12.39%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.73%) Coaching
6 9 (7.96%) Data Centre Operations
6 9 (7.96%) Release Management
7 8 (7.08%) Test Management
8 6 (5.31%) Waterfall
8 6 (5.31%) Kalman Filter
9 5 (4.42%) Software Delivery
9 5 (4.42%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.54%) Problem Management
11 3 (2.65%) Automated Testing
11 3 (2.65%) Migration
11 3 (2.65%) Service Management
11 3 (2.65%) Mobile Application Development
11 3 (2.65%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.77%) Vulnerability Management
12 2 (1.77%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (53.10%) JCL
2 42 (37.17%) COBOL
3 17 (15.04%) Java
4 11 (9.73%) REXX
5 8 (7.08%) Assembly Language
5 8 (7.08%) Perl
6 5 (4.42%) SQL
7 4 (3.54%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.77%) C#
8 2 (1.77%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.88%) R
9 1 (0.88%) VB6
9 1 (0.88%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) Degree
2 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
2 1 (0.88%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.50%) QA
System Software
1 21 (18.58%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 8 (7.08%) RACF
3 7 (6.19%) ACF2
3 7 (6.19%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.77%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (18.58%) Tivoli
2 12 (10.62%) CA Endevor
3 8 (7.08%) zSecure
4 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 113 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (7.96%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) TOWER Software
3 6 (5.31%) Oracle
3 6 (5.31%) Remedy
4 5 (4.42%) BMC
5 3 (2.65%) Fujitsu
6 2 (1.77%) VMware
6 2 (1.77%) CA
6 2 (1.77%) Lotus
7 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.88%) Sun
7 1 (0.88%) Intel
7 1 (0.88%) SAP
7 1 (0.88%) Chordiant
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