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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 801 810 840
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +30
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 51 53 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.051% 0.051% 0.022%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.13% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 21 35 17
Average salary £50,000 £39,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.58% -12.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £33,000 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,900 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +1.01%
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
38013 41801 39514
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.88% 40.11% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 30519 33090 32421
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 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 27 March 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 27 March 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
(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
London - 21 £60,000 - 6
North West -2 14 £50,000 - 1
South East -7 8 £60,000 +60.00%
South West -21 5 - -
West Midlands -32 2 £42,500 +28.78%
East Midlands +18 1 - - 1
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 119 (100.00%) IBM
1 119 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 54 (45.38%) Finance
3 52 (43.70%) Banking
4 50 (42.02%) Middleware
4 50 (42.02%) UNIX
5 48 (40.34%) CICS
6 47 (39.50%) Windows
7 44 (36.97%) DB2
8 42 (35.29%) Internet
9 41 (34.45%) Retail
10 38 (31.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (31.09%) Tandem
12 35 (29.41%) Problem Management
13 32 (26.89%) zOS
14 30 (25.21%) Risk Analysis
15 28 (23.53%) TCP/IP
16 23 (19.33%) RACF
16 23 (19.33%) ACF2
17 17 (14.29%) COBOL
17 17 (14.29%) Migration
18 16 (13.45%) JCL
19 14 (11.76%) Change Management
19 14 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
20 12 (10.08%) Service Delivery
20 12 (10.08%) Assembly Language
20 12 (10.08%) MQSeries
21 10 (8.40%) Cryptography
21 10 (8.40%) Online Banking

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 48 (40.34%) CICS
2 12 (10.08%) MQSeries
3 3 (2.52%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
3 3 (2.52%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.84%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 42 (35.29%) Internet
2 28 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.84%) SNA
3 1 (0.84%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (36.97%) DB2
2 5 (4.20%) MS Access
3 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.68%) DataStage
3 2 (1.68%) Easytrieve
3 2 (1.68%) IMS/DB
3 2 (1.68%) Hadoop
3 2 (1.68%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Subversion
2 2 (1.68%) XPEDITER
General
1 54 (45.38%) Finance
2 52 (43.70%) Banking
3 41 (34.45%) Retail
4 5 (4.20%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.84%) Law
5 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (30.25%) Architect
2 35 (29.41%) Designer
3 32 (26.89%) Infrastructure Designer
4 29 (24.37%) Infrastructure Architect
5 17 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 11 (9.24%) Programmer
7 10 (8.40%) 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 7 (5.88%) Developer
11 5 (4.20%) Network Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.20%) Information Specialist
12 4 (3.36%) Analyst
13 3 (2.52%) COBOL Developer
14 2 (1.68%) Project Manager
14 2 (1.68%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (42.02%) Middleware
2 7 (5.88%) XML
2 7 (5.88%) .NET
2 7 (5.88%) J2EE
2 7 (5.88%) JSP
3 5 (4.20%) Web Services
3 5 (4.20%) ISPF
4 4 (3.36%) JNDI
4 4 (3.36%) JMS
4 4 (3.36%) SOAP
4 4 (3.36%) JDBC
5 3 (2.52%) EJB
5 3 (2.52%) Struts
5 3 (2.52%) Servlets
5 3 (2.52%) WSDL
5 3 (2.52%) XSD
5 3 (2.52%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.68%) Velocity
7 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 119 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 37 (31.09%) Tandem
3 14 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.40%) Cryptography
4 10 (8.40%) Online Banking
5 6 (5.04%) PMI
6 5 (4.20%) PKI
7 4 (3.36%) Social Media
7 4 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.36%) Credit Risk
8 3 (2.52%) IVR
8 3 (2.52%) SWIFT
8 3 (2.52%) VUI
8 3 (2.52%) VSAM
9 2 (1.68%) DataPower
9 2 (1.68%) Open Source
9 2 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.68%) Replication
10 1 (0.84%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 50 (42.02%) UNIX
2 47 (39.50%) Windows
3 32 (26.89%) zOS
4 9 (7.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (31.93%) Stakeholder Management
2 35 (29.41%) Problem Management
3 30 (25.21%) Risk Analysis
4 17 (14.29%) Migration
5 14 (11.76%) Change Management
5 14 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 12 (10.08%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.56%) Waterfall
7 9 (7.56%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (5.04%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.20%) TOGAF
9 5 (4.20%) Incident Management
9 5 (4.20%) Project Management
9 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.36%) Coaching
10 4 (3.36%) PRINCE2
10 4 (3.36%) RAD
10 4 (3.36%) RUP
10 4 (3.36%) PRINCE
10 4 (3.36%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.29%) COBOL
2 16 (13.45%) JCL
3 12 (10.08%) Assembly Language
4 9 (7.56%) SQL
5 8 (6.72%) Java
6 4 (3.36%) REXX
7 3 (2.52%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.68%) SELCOPY
9 1 (0.84%) C#
9 1 (0.84%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Degree
2 6 (5.04%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.36%) ISEB
3 4 (3.36%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.04%) SLA
2 5 (4.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 23 (19.33%) RACF
1 23 (19.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (4.20%) Control-M
2 4 (3.36%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.84%) Tivoli NetView
Vendors
1 119 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (5.88%) Oracle
3 6 (5.04%) BMC
4 4 (3.36%) Remedy
4 4 (3.36%) Unisys
4 4 (3.36%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.36%) Sun
5 2 (1.68%) Teradata
5 2 (1.68%) Syncsort
6 1 (0.84%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.84%) webMethods
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