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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 830 810 818
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 68 45 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.063% 0.043% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.11% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 42 30 42
Average salary £51,250 £39,000 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.41% -19.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £32,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -17.52%
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
40919 40930 42699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.83% 39.48% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 33287 33027 36093
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,905 £27,500 £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 28 November 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 28 November 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -1 38 £50,000 +38.88% 3
London +23 17 £65,000 +34.02% 1
Yorkshire -30 5 - -
South West -7 4 £87,500 +84.21% 1
South East -14 3 £50,000 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -5 1 £40,000 - 1
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 November 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.

1 119 (100.00%) IBM
1 119 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 67 (56.30%) Finance
3 57 (47.90%) UNIX
4 52 (43.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 47 (39.50%) Middleware
6 45 (37.82%) Banking
7 43 (36.13%) Internet
8 42 (35.29%) Windows
9 40 (33.61%) CICS
10 39 (32.77%) Retail
11 37 (31.09%) Tandem
11 37 (31.09%) DB2
12 30 (25.21%) Problem Management
12 30 (25.21%) Risk Analysis
13 29 (24.37%) COBOL
14 23 (19.33%) JCL
14 23 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (14.29%) Mentoring
15 17 (14.29%) CA Endevor
16 16 (13.45%) Change Management
16 16 (13.45%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (12.61%) SQL
17 15 (12.61%) Assembly Language
18 14 (11.76%) Release Management
19 13 (10.92%) QA
19 13 (10.92%) Java
19 13 (10.92%) Service Delivery
20 12 (10.08%) Migration
20 12 (10.08%) Coaching

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 40 (33.61%) CICS
2 11 (9.24%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.20%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.36%) SAS
5 2 (1.68%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.84%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.84%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (3.36%) BASE24
3 1 (0.84%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 43 (36.13%) Internet
2 8 (6.72%) ATM
3 4 (3.36%) RTP
4 2 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.84%) SSL
5 1 (0.84%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.09%) DB2
2 3 (2.52%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.52%) Big Data
3 2 (1.68%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.68%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.68%) DataStage
4 1 (0.84%) Easytrieve
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.84%) Adabas
4 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 67 (56.30%) Finance
2 45 (37.82%) Banking
3 39 (32.77%) Retail
4 6 (5.04%) Financial Institution
5 4 (3.36%) French Language
5 4 (3.36%) German Language
5 4 (3.36%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.68%) Legal
7 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (33.61%) Architect
2 34 (28.57%) Designer
3 32 (26.89%) Infrastructure Designer
4 29 (24.37%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (14.29%) Programmer
6 16 (13.45%) Analyst
6 16 (13.45%) Technical Specialist
7 10 (8.40%) CICS Programmer
8 9 (7.56%) Lead Designer
9 8 (6.72%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.72%) Lead Architect
10 6 (5.04%) Developer
10 6 (5.04%) Analyst Programmer
11 5 (4.20%) Consultant
11 5 (4.20%) Support Analyst
11 5 (4.20%) Technical Support
11 5 (4.20%) COBOL Analyst
12 4 (3.36%) Virtualisation Consultant
12 4 (3.36%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
12 4 (3.36%) COBOL Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (39.50%) Middleware
2 8 (6.72%) .NET
3 6 (5.04%) XML
4 5 (4.20%) Web Services
5 4 (3.36%) JMS
5 4 (3.36%) J2EE
5 4 (3.36%) JDBC
5 4 (3.36%) JSP
5 4 (3.36%) SOAP
5 4 (3.36%) JNDI
6 2 (1.68%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.84%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.84%) WebSphere MQ
7 1 (0.84%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 119 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 37 (31.09%) Tandem
3 23 (19.33%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.40%) Online Banking
5 7 (5.88%) PMI
6 6 (5.04%) AS400
7 5 (4.20%) Cryptography
8 4 (3.36%) Chip Card
8 4 (3.36%) Contract for Difference
8 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.36%) Credit Risk
9 2 (1.68%) PKI
9 2 (1.68%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.84%) VSAM
10 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.84%) HACMP
10 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.84%) DataPower
10 1 (0.84%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 57 (47.90%) UNIX
2 42 (35.29%) Windows
3 8 (6.72%) AIX
3 8 (6.72%) zOS
4 5 (4.20%) MVS
4 5 (4.20%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (43.70%) Stakeholder Management
2 30 (25.21%) Problem Management
2 30 (25.21%) Risk Analysis
3 17 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 16 (13.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 16 (13.45%) Change Management
5 14 (11.76%) Release Management
6 13 (10.92%) Service Delivery
7 12 (10.08%) Migration
7 12 (10.08%) Coaching
8 8 (6.72%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.88%) Project Management
9 7 (5.88%) Test Strategy
9 7 (5.88%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2
11 5 (4.20%) SOA
11 5 (4.20%) Performance Testing
11 5 (4.20%) Line Management
12 4 (3.36%) DevOps
12 4 (3.36%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 29 (24.37%) COBOL
2 23 (19.33%) JCL
3 15 (12.61%) SQL
3 15 (12.61%) Assembly Language
4 13 (10.92%) Java
5 7 (5.88%) REXX
6 2 (1.68%) C#
7 1 (0.84%) C++
7 1 (0.84%) NATURAL
7 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.84%) VB
7 1 (0.84%) VB6
7 1 (0.84%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 7 (5.88%) ISTQB
1 7 (5.88%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) CSQA
3 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.20%) MBA
4 2 (1.68%) ISEB
4 2 (1.68%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.92%) QA
2 4 (3.36%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (5.04%) RACF
2 2 (1.68%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 17 (14.29%) CA Endevor
2 6 (5.04%) Tivoli
2 6 (5.04%) Control-M
3 5 (4.20%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (3.36%) CA LISA
4 4 (3.36%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.84%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (5.04%) SAP
3 5 (4.20%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.20%) Intel
3 5 (4.20%) BMC
3 5 (4.20%) Lotus
3 5 (4.20%) Remedy
4 4 (3.36%) HP
4 4 (3.36%) CA
4 4 (3.36%) Unisys
4 4 (3.36%) Oracle
4 4 (3.36%) Teradata
4 4 (3.36%) Green Hat
5 2 (1.68%) Sun
5 2 (1.68%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.84%) webMethods
6 1 (0.84%) Cognizant
6 1 (0.84%) Avaya
6 1 (0.84%) Sybase
6 1 (0.84%) Business Objects
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