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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 816 806 825
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +19
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 47 51 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.047% 0.052% 0.047%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 36
Average salary £51,495 £39,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.03% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,850 £30,582
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £70,400
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,900 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.20%
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
37714 39132 39045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.80% 39.92% 38.69%
Number of salaries quoted 30504 30675 32356
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 £29,000 £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 February 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 February 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
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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
London - 19 £65,000 - 3
North West -21 11 £47,500 +19.04% 10
South East -20 9 £60,000 +56.86% 3
East Midlands +28 3 £45,000 +20.00%
West Midlands -18 3 £42,500 +28.78%
South West -15 2 - - 2
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 61 (53.51%) Finance
3 54 (47.37%) UNIX
4 51 (44.74%) Middleware
5 47 (41.23%) Banking
6 46 (40.35%) Windows
7 45 (39.47%) CICS
8 42 (36.84%) Internet
9 40 (35.09%) DB2
10 38 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
11 37 (32.46%) Retail
12 36 (31.58%) Tandem
13 34 (29.82%) Problem Management
14 30 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
15 23 (20.18%) zOS
16 21 (18.42%) COBOL
16 21 (18.42%) JCL
17 18 (15.79%) TCP/IP
17 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
18 17 (14.91%) Change Management
19 16 (14.04%) Migration
19 16 (14.04%) Assembly Language
20 15 (13.16%) RACF
21 14 (12.28%) ACF2
21 14 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
22 13 (11.40%) MQSeries
23 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
24 11 (9.65%) SQL
25 10 (8.77%) REXX

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 45 (39.47%) CICS
2 13 (11.40%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.51%) SAS
3 4 (3.51%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.63%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (0.88%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) assyst
1 1 (0.88%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 42 (36.84%) Internet
2 18 (15.79%) TCP/IP
3 8 (7.02%) ATM
4 1 (0.88%) SMTP
4 1 (0.88%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (35.09%) DB2
2 5 (4.39%) MS Access
3 3 (2.63%) Easytrieve
4 2 (1.75%) IMS/DB
4 2 (1.75%) Hadoop
4 2 (1.75%) Big Data
4 2 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.75%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 3 (2.63%) Subversion
2 2 (1.75%) XPEDITER
General
1 61 (53.51%) Finance
2 47 (41.23%) Banking
3 37 (32.46%) Retail
4 6 (5.26%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Law
5 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 35 (30.70%) Architect
1 35 (30.70%) Designer
2 32 (28.07%) Infrastructure Designer
3 29 (25.44%) Infrastructure Architect
4 17 (14.91%) Technical Specialist
5 12 (10.53%) Programmer
6 10 (8.77%) CICS Programmer
7 9 (7.89%) Lead Designer
8 8 (7.02%) Lead Architect
8 8 (7.02%) Technical Leader
9 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.26%) Developer
11 5 (4.39%) Analyst
11 5 (4.39%) Network Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
11 5 (4.39%) Information Specialist
12 3 (2.63%) Software Engineer
13 2 (1.75%) Technical Project Manager
13 2 (1.75%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (44.74%) Middleware
2 8 (7.02%) XML
2 8 (7.02%) .NET
3 7 (6.14%) J2EE
3 7 (6.14%) JSP
4 6 (5.26%) Web Services
5 4 (3.51%) JMS
5 4 (3.51%) SOAP
5 4 (3.51%) JDBC
5 4 (3.51%) JNDI
6 3 (2.63%) EJB
6 3 (2.63%) Struts
6 3 (2.63%) Servlets
6 3 (2.63%) WSDL
6 3 (2.63%) XSD
6 3 (2.63%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.75%) ISPF
7 2 (1.75%) Velocity
8 1 (0.88%) XML Messaging
8 1 (0.88%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 114 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 36 (31.58%) Tandem
3 18 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (8.77%) Online Banking
5 9 (7.89%) Cryptography
6 6 (5.26%) PMI
7 4 (3.51%) Chip Card
7 4 (3.51%) PKI
7 4 (3.51%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.51%) Credit Risk
7 4 (3.51%) Social Media
8 3 (2.63%) VUI
8 3 (2.63%) DataPower
8 3 (2.63%) IVR
9 2 (1.75%) VSAM
9 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.75%) Replication
10 1 (0.88%) Open Source
10 1 (0.88%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 54 (47.37%) UNIX
2 46 (40.35%) Windows
3 23 (20.18%) zOS
4 8 (7.02%) Linux
5 4 (3.51%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 34 (29.82%) Problem Management
3 30 (26.32%) Risk Analysis
4 17 (14.91%) Change Management
5 16 (14.04%) Migration
6 14 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (10.53%) Service Delivery
8 10 (8.77%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.89%) Waterfall
9 9 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (7.02%) Release Management
10 8 (7.02%) Coaching
11 7 (6.14%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.39%) TOGAF
12 5 (4.39%) RAD
12 5 (4.39%) Project Management
13 4 (3.51%) PRINCE2
13 4 (3.51%) RUP
13 4 (3.51%) PRINCE
13 4 (3.51%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 21 (18.42%) COBOL
1 21 (18.42%) JCL
2 16 (14.04%) Assembly Language
3 11 (9.65%) SQL
4 10 (8.77%) REXX
5 9 (7.89%) Java
6 3 (2.63%) JavaScript
7 2 (1.75%) SELCOPY
8 1 (0.88%) C#
8 1 (0.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (7.02%) Degree
2 6 (5.26%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.51%) ISEB
3 4 (3.51%) Sun Certification
4 1 (0.88%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.02%) QA
2 6 (5.26%) SLA
3 5 (4.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (13.16%) RACF
2 14 (12.28%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) CA Endevor
2 6 (5.26%) Control-M
3 1 (0.88%) Tivoli NetView
3 1 (0.88%) OMEGAMON
3 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 114 (100.00%) IBM
2 7 (6.14%) Oracle
3 5 (4.39%) Microsoft
4 4 (3.51%) Sun
4 4 (3.51%) Unisys
5 3 (2.63%) BMC
5 3 (2.63%) Syncsort
6 2 (1.75%) Teradata
7 1 (0.88%) Pega
7 1 (0.88%) webMethods
7 1 (0.88%) Remedy
7 1 (0.88%) Ab Initio
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