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 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 829 838 892
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +54
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 32 85 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.085% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.091% 0.20% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 61 43
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
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
35153 42542 43050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.83% 42.73% 40.51%
Number of salaries quoted 28881 34350 35054
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,433 £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 6 December 2016.

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 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
London +38 14 £75,000 +36.36%
South East +57 11 £52,500 -2.77%
North West -17 7 £37,500 -11.76%
South West - 4 £37,500 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 62 (100.00%) IBM
1 62 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 36 (58.06%) JCL
3 29 (46.77%) DB2
4 26 (41.94%) CICS
5 25 (40.32%) COBOL
6 23 (37.10%) Java
7 22 (35.48%) Finance
8 19 (30.65%) SQL
9 18 (29.03%) Retail
10 17 (27.42%) Unix
11 16 (25.81%) Oracle
12 15 (24.19%) ITIL
12 15 (24.19%) Banking
12 15 (24.19%) SDLC
13 14 (22.58%) UML
13 14 (22.58%) Financial Institution
13 14 (22.58%) MVS
14 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.13%) CRM
15 10 (16.13%) MS Office
15 10 (16.13%) VSAM
15 10 (16.13%) Online Banking
15 10 (16.13%) Retail Banking
15 10 (16.13%) Wealth Management
15 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
15 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
16 9 (14.52%) SaaS
16 9 (14.52%) zOS
17 8 (12.90%) RACF

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 26 (41.94%) CICS
2 2 (3.23%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (16.13%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (14.52%) SaaS
2 4 (6.45%) IaaS
3 1 (1.61%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) SMTP
2 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (46.77%) DB2
2 5 (8.06%) Easytrieve
3 1 (1.61%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 4 (6.45%) XPEDITER
General
1 22 (35.48%) Finance
2 18 (29.03%) Retail
3 15 (24.19%) Banking
4 14 (22.58%) Financial Institution
5 10 (16.13%) Retail Banking
6 5 (8.06%) Publishing
7 1 (1.61%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (38.71%) Analyst
2 13 (20.97%) Architect
3 10 (16.13%) Banking Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) CICS Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) COBOL Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) IT Analyst
3 10 (16.13%) Programmer
3 10 (16.13%) Solutions Analyst
4 9 (14.52%) Analyst Programmer
4 9 (14.52%) CICS Programmer
4 9 (14.52%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 9 (14.52%) COBOL Programmer
4 9 (14.52%) DB2 Programmer
5 7 (11.29%) Developer
5 7 (11.29%) Mainframe Analyst
5 7 (11.29%) Technical Analyst
6 6 (9.68%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 6 (9.68%) Mainframe Architect
6 6 (9.68%) Mainframe Programmer
6 6 (9.68%) MVS Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) ISPF
1 4 (6.45%) XML
2 2 (3.23%) .NET
2 2 (3.23%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 62 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (16.13%) Online Banking
2 10 (16.13%) VSAM
3 7 (11.29%) AS400
3 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.06%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.45%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.84%) iSeries
6 3 (4.84%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.23%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 17 (27.42%) Unix
2 14 (22.58%) MVS
3 9 (14.52%) zOS
4 5 (8.06%) Linux
4 5 (8.06%) Windows
4 5 (8.06%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.61%) AIX
5 1 (1.61%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
1 15 (24.19%) SDLC
2 14 (22.58%) UML
3 10 (16.13%) CRM
3 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
3 10 (16.13%) Wealth Management
4 8 (12.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (9.68%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.06%) ArchiMate
6 5 (8.06%) ETL
6 5 (8.06%) ITIL V3
6 5 (8.06%) ITSM
6 5 (8.06%) Project Governance
6 5 (8.06%) SOA
6 5 (8.06%) Test Scripting
6 5 (8.06%) TOGAF
7 4 (6.45%) Defect Management
7 4 (6.45%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.45%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 36 (58.06%) JCL
2 25 (40.32%) COBOL
3 23 (37.10%) Java
4 19 (30.65%) SQL
5 7 (11.29%) REXX
6 3 (4.84%) CLIST
6 3 (4.84%) RPG
6 3 (4.84%) RPG IV
7 2 (3.23%) C#
8 1 (1.61%) Perl
8 1 (1.61%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.61%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (12.90%) Degree
2 4 (6.45%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.61%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.06%) QA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) RACF
2 5 (8.06%) Time Sharing Option
2 5 (8.06%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (6.45%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.61%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Tivoli
2 2 (3.23%) Control-M
3 1 (1.61%) zSecure
Vendors
1 62 (100.00%) IBM
2 16 (25.81%) Oracle
3 12 (19.35%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.06%) Ab Initio
4 5 (8.06%) EMC
4 5 (8.06%) Hitachi
4 5 (8.06%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (8.06%) Software AG
4 5 (8.06%) webMethods
5 4 (6.45%) Syncsort
5 4 (6.45%) VMware
6 3 (4.84%) Cognizant
7 2 (3.23%) CA
8 1 (1.61%) HP
8 1 (1.61%) Intel
8 1 (1.61%) Sun