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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 821 835 795
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -40
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 59 64 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.058% 0.059% 0.056%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 47 37 53
Average salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% -22.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,750 £51,900 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%
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
41524 42849 41278
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.73% 39.35% 40.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33302 33908 33504
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
East Midlands +25 28 £52,500 +28.83% 1
North West -10 13 £60,000 +36.36% 1
South East +23 9 £52,500 +10.52% 4
London +21 9 £62,500 +19.04% 2
South West -20 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 114 (100.00%) IBM
1 114 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 51 (44.74%) DB2
3 49 (42.98%) JCL
4 45 (39.47%) Banking
5 44 (38.60%) CICS
6 42 (36.84%) UNIX
7 36 (31.58%) Finance
8 33 (28.95%) Retail
9 31 (27.19%) COBOL
10 22 (19.30%) Change Management
10 22 (19.30%) zOS
11 20 (17.54%) RACF
11 20 (17.54%) Data Centre
11 20 (17.54%) zSecure
12 19 (16.67%) Tivoli
12 19 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
12 19 (16.67%) AS400
12 19 (16.67%) ACF2
13 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
13 18 (15.79%) SDLC
14 17 (14.91%) Mentoring
15 16 (14.04%) Java
16 13 (11.40%) Windows
16 13 (11.40%) Linux
17 11 (9.65%) REXX
17 11 (9.65%) Coaching
17 11 (9.65%) QA

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 44 (38.60%) CICS
2 9 (7.89%) JBoss
3 3 (2.63%) SAS
4 2 (1.75%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.75%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.75%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (6.14%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.88%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.39%) ATM
3 3 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (44.74%) DB2
2 9 (7.89%) Easytrieve
3 3 (2.63%) IMS/DB
3 3 (2.63%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.75%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Subversion
2 2 (1.75%) Maven
2 2 (1.75%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.75%) XPEDITER
3 1 (0.88%) ClearCase
General
1 45 (39.47%) Banking
2 36 (31.58%) Finance
3 33 (28.95%) Retail
4 2 (1.75%) Law
4 2 (1.75%) Legal
4 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (14.91%) Technical Leader
2 10 (8.77%) Mainframe Operator
2 10 (8.77%) Architect
3 9 (7.89%) Computer Operator
4 8 (7.02%) Analyst
4 8 (7.02%) Environment Manager
4 8 (7.02%) Data Centre Operator
5 7 (6.14%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (6.14%) Mainframe Architect
5 7 (6.14%) Technical Architect
6 6 (5.26%) Developer
7 5 (4.39%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 4 (3.51%) Applications Support
9 3 (2.63%) Project Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Solutions Architect
9 3 (2.63%) Applications Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Support Manager
9 3 (2.63%) Operations Analyst
9 3 (2.63%) Applications Support Manager
10 2 (1.75%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) ISPF
2 4 (3.51%) .NET
2 4 (3.51%) Middleware
3 3 (2.63%) Web Services
4 2 (1.75%) XML
4 2 (1.75%) CSS
4 2 (1.75%) Velocity
4 2 (1.75%) HTML
5 1 (0.88%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.88%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.88%) J2EE
5 1 (0.88%) EJB
5 1 (0.88%) JSP
5 1 (0.88%) Servlets
5 1 (0.88%) Struts
5 1 (0.88%) JMS
5 1 (0.88%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 114 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 20 (17.54%) Data Centre
3 19 (16.67%) AS400
4 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.02%) VSAM
6 7 (6.14%) PKI
6 7 (6.14%) Tandem
6 7 (6.14%) Cryptography
7 5 (4.39%) SWIFT
8 4 (3.51%) Social Media
8 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.75%) Replication
10 2 (1.75%) DataPower
10 2 (1.75%) PMI
10 2 (1.75%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.75%) User Experience
11 1 (0.88%) VUI
11 1 (0.88%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 42 (36.84%) UNIX
2 22 (19.30%) zOS
3 13 (11.40%) Linux
3 13 (11.40%) Windows
4 3 (2.63%) AIX
5 2 (1.75%) Solaris
6 1 (0.88%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.30%) Change Management
2 18 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (15.79%) SDLC
3 17 (14.91%) Mentoring
4 11 (9.65%) Coaching
5 9 (7.89%) Incident Management
5 9 (7.89%) Release Management
5 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 8 (7.02%) Test Management
6 8 (7.02%) Problem Management
6 8 (7.02%) Data Centre Operations
7 5 (4.39%) Software Delivery
8 4 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (3.51%) Scrum
8 4 (3.51%) RAD
9 3 (2.63%) Service Management
9 3 (2.63%) Test Scripting
10 2 (1.75%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (1.75%) Open Source
10 2 (1.75%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 49 (42.98%) JCL
2 31 (27.19%) COBOL
3 16 (14.04%) Java
4 11 (9.65%) REXX
5 8 (7.02%) Assembly Language
5 8 (7.02%) Perl
6 5 (4.39%) SQL
7 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.75%) SELCOPY
8 2 (1.75%) SAS Macro
9 1 (0.88%) R
9 1 (0.88%) VB6
9 1 (0.88%) C#
9 1 (0.88%) VB
9 1 (0.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (6.14%) Degree
2 2 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.88%) CISA
3 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) QA
System Software
1 20 (17.54%) RACF
2 19 (16.67%) ACF2
2 19 (16.67%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 7 (6.14%) Time Sharing Option
4 2 (1.75%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (17.54%) zSecure
2 19 (16.67%) Tivoli
3 10 (8.77%) CA Endevor
4 3 (2.63%) Control-M
5 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.26%) Oracle
3 6 (5.26%) Remedy
4 5 (4.39%) BMC
5 2 (1.75%) VMware
5 2 (1.75%) Syncsort
6 1 (0.88%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.88%) SAP
6 1 (0.88%) Chordiant
6 1 (0.88%) Sun
6 1 (0.88%) Intel
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