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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 801 832 794
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -38
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 69 46 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.065% 0.045% 0.072%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.11% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 48 28 49
Average salary £51,998 £37,500 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.66% -24.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £48,600 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £41,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+21.21% -17.50%
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
39912 40350 42590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.89% 39.41% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32448 32131 36015
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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
North West -3 40 £50,000 +42.85% 1
London +38 15 £65,000 - 1
Yorkshire -20 5 - -
South West - 4 £87,500 -
East Midlands +15 2 £45,000 -
South East -2 2 £57,500 +31.42%
West Midlands -3 1 £37,500 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 111 (100.00%) IBM
1 111 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 67 (60.36%) Finance
3 52 (46.85%) Stakeholder Management
4 48 (43.24%) UNIX
5 47 (42.34%) Middleware
6 43 (38.74%) Internet
7 39 (35.14%) Windows
7 39 (35.14%) Banking
8 38 (34.23%) CICS
9 36 (32.43%) DB2
10 34 (30.63%) Tandem
11 30 (27.03%) Retail
11 30 (27.03%) Problem Management
11 30 (27.03%) Risk Analysis
12 24 (21.62%) COBOL
13 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
14 16 (14.41%) Continuous Improvement
14 16 (14.41%) Java
14 16 (14.41%) Assembly Language
15 15 (13.51%) JCL
16 14 (12.61%) Migration
17 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
18 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
19 11 (9.91%) Change Management
19 11 (9.91%) MQSeries
19 11 (9.91%) SQL
20 10 (9.01%) .NET
20 10 (9.01%) zOS
20 10 (9.01%) Release Management

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 38 (34.23%) CICS
2 11 (9.91%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.60%) SAS
4 3 (2.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.80%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.90%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.90%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.90%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (0.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.90%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 43 (38.74%) Internet
2 8 (7.21%) ATM
3 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (2.70%) RTP
5 1 (0.90%) SSL
5 1 (0.90%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (32.43%) DB2
2 3 (2.70%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.70%) Big Data
3 2 (1.80%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.80%) DataStage
4 1 (0.90%) Easytrieve
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.90%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (0.90%) Subversion
1 1 (0.90%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (60.36%) Finance
2 39 (35.14%) Banking
3 30 (27.03%) Retail
4 6 (5.41%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.70%) French Language
5 3 (2.70%) German Language
5 3 (2.70%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.80%) Legal
7 1 (0.90%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 41 (36.94%) Architect
2 35 (31.53%) Designer
3 32 (28.83%) Infrastructure Designer
4 29 (26.13%) Infrastructure Architect
5 13 (11.71%) Programmer
6 12 (10.81%) Analyst
6 12 (10.81%) Technical Specialist
7 10 (9.01%) CICS Programmer
8 9 (8.11%) Lead Designer
8 9 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (7.21%) Lead Architect
10 7 (6.31%) Developer
11 4 (3.60%) Consultant
11 4 (3.60%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Analyst
11 4 (3.60%) Senior Test Analyst
12 3 (2.70%) Technical Architect
12 3 (2.70%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 3 (2.70%) Integration Engineer
12 3 (2.70%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (42.34%) Middleware
2 10 (9.01%) .NET
3 7 (6.31%) XML
4 6 (5.41%) J2EE
4 6 (5.41%) JSP
5 5 (4.50%) JDBC
5 5 (4.50%) JMS
5 5 (4.50%) JNDI
6 4 (3.60%) SOAP
7 2 (1.80%) Web Services
7 2 (1.80%) SAP Basis
8 1 (0.90%) ISPF
8 1 (0.90%) Struts
8 1 (0.90%) XSD
8 1 (0.90%) WSDL
8 1 (0.90%) WebSphere MQ
8 1 (0.90%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.90%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.90%) HTML
8 1 (0.90%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 111 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 34 (30.63%) Tandem
3 19 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (9.01%) Online Banking
5 8 (7.21%) PMI
6 4 (3.60%) Chip Card
6 4 (3.60%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.70%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.80%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.80%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.80%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.80%) PKI
9 1 (0.90%) AS400
9 1 (0.90%) IVR
9 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.90%) HACMP
9 1 (0.90%) VSAM
9 1 (0.90%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.90%) DataPower
9 1 (0.90%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 48 (43.24%) UNIX
2 39 (35.14%) Windows
3 10 (9.01%) zOS
4 5 (4.50%) Linux
5 4 (3.60%) AIX
6 2 (1.80%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (46.85%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (27.03%) Problem Management
2 30 (27.03%) Risk Analysis
3 16 (14.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (12.61%) Migration
5 13 (11.71%) Service Delivery
6 12 (10.81%) Mentoring
7 11 (9.91%) Change Management
8 10 (9.01%) Release Management
9 8 (7.21%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (7.21%) Project Management
9 8 (7.21%) Coaching
10 7 (6.31%) Test Strategy
10 7 (6.31%) Waterfall
11 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
12 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.50%) Performance Testing
13 4 (3.60%) TOGAF
13 4 (3.60%) SOA
13 4 (3.60%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (21.62%) COBOL
2 16 (14.41%) Java
2 16 (14.41%) Assembly Language
3 15 (13.51%) JCL
4 11 (9.91%) SQL
5 8 (7.21%) REXX
6 3 (2.70%) C#
7 1 (0.90%) C++
7 1 (0.90%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.90%) VB
7 1 (0.90%) VB6
7 1 (0.90%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (7.21%) PMI Certification
2 7 (6.31%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.31%) Degree
3 5 (4.50%) CSQA
3 5 (4.50%) MBA
4 3 (2.70%) ISEB
4 3 (2.70%) Sun Certification
4 3 (2.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (1.80%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (8.11%) RACF
2 5 (4.50%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 10 (9.01%) CA Endevor
2 4 (3.60%) Control-M
3 3 (2.70%) CA LISA
3 3 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (2.70%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.80%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.90%) OMEGAMON
5 1 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 111 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (5.41%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.50%) Oracle
3 5 (4.50%) SAP
4 4 (3.60%) Unisys
5 3 (2.70%) Sun
5 3 (2.70%) HP
5 3 (2.70%) BMC
5 3 (2.70%) CA
5 3 (2.70%) Green Hat
6 2 (1.80%) Lotus
6 2 (1.80%) Remedy
6 2 (1.80%) Ab Initio
6 2 (1.80%) Teradata
6 2 (1.80%) Intel
7 1 (0.90%) Avaya
7 1 (0.90%) Cisco
7 1 (0.90%) Sybase
7 1 (0.90%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.90%) Pega
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