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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 845 882 904
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +22
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 51 63 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.061% 0.062%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.15% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 51 39
Median salary £62,500 £52,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £24,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
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
38134 42842 44796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.54% 41.77% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 31613 34299 35706
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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
South East +40 23 £62,500 +25.00%
London +52 21 - - 1
South West +18 3 £42,500 - 1
North East - 3 £40,500 - 1
East Midlands -19 1 - -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 98 (100.00%) IBM
1 98 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 51 (52.04%) JCL
3 48 (48.98%) DB2
4 40 (40.82%) COBOL
5 36 (36.73%) Banking
6 32 (32.65%) Java
7 30 (30.61%) Finance
8 29 (29.59%) Retail
9 28 (28.57%) Unix
10 26 (26.53%) CICS
11 25 (25.51%) SQL
12 24 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
13 21 (21.43%) Windows
14 19 (19.39%) Linux
14 19 (19.39%) Mentoring
15 18 (18.37%) MVS
15 18 (18.37%) QA
15 18 (18.37%) Financial Institution
16 17 (17.35%) XML
17 16 (16.33%) VSAM
18 14 (14.29%) UML
18 14 (14.29%) Oracle
19 13 (13.27%) AIX
19 13 (13.27%) SDLC
20 12 (12.24%) DataPower
20 12 (12.24%) SaaS
20 12 (12.24%) Cognizant
21 11 (11.22%) Middleware
21 11 (11.22%) MQSeries

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 (26.53%) CICS
2 11 (11.22%) MQSeries
3 9 (9.18%) WebSphere
3 9 (9.18%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 6 (6.12%) MS Office
2 4 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (12.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.16%) Firewall
2 6 (6.12%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (6.12%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.06%) SMTP
4 2 (2.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (48.98%) DB2
2 4 (4.08%) Easytrieve
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.08%) XPEDITER
2 1 (1.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 36 (36.73%) Banking
2 30 (30.61%) Finance
3 29 (29.59%) Retail
4 18 (18.37%) Financial Institution
5 6 (6.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (21.43%) Technical Leader
2 17 (17.35%) Analyst
3 16 (16.33%) Developer
4 14 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 14 (14.29%) Technical Team Leader
5 13 (13.27%) Mainframe Developer
6 9 (9.18%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Analyst
8 7 (7.14%) Architect
8 7 (7.14%) Integration Architect
8 7 (7.14%) Lead Architect
9 6 (6.12%) Banking Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) IT Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Mainframe Software Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Security Analyst
9 6 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 6 (6.12%) Solutions Analyst
10 5 (5.10%) Mainframe Operator
10 5 (5.10%) Middleware Specialist
10 5 (5.10%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (17.35%) XML
2 11 (11.22%) Middleware
3 7 (7.14%) ISPF
4 4 (4.08%) .NET
4 4 (4.08%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (3.06%) J2EE
5 3 (3.06%) JSON
5 3 (3.06%) Spring
5 3 (3.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 98 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 24 (24.49%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (16.33%) VSAM
4 12 (12.24%) DataPower
5 11 (11.22%) Computer Science
6 10 (10.20%) AS400
7 7 (7.14%) SWIFT
8 6 (6.12%) Management Information System
8 6 (6.12%) Online Banking
9 5 (5.10%) Mathematics
10 4 (4.08%) Data Centre
10 4 (4.08%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 28 (28.57%) Unix
2 21 (21.43%) Windows
3 19 (19.39%) Linux
4 18 (18.37%) MVS
5 13 (13.27%) AIX
6 6 (6.12%) Windows Server
7 5 (5.10%) zOS
8 4 (4.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.39%) Mentoring
2 14 (14.29%) UML
3 13 (13.27%) SDLC
4 10 (10.20%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (10.20%) Coaching
4 10 (10.20%) SOA
5 9 (9.18%) ITIL
5 9 (9.18%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.14%) ArchiMate
6 7 (7.14%) ETL
6 7 (7.14%) Project Governance
6 7 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (7.14%) TOGAF
6 7 (7.14%) Waterfall
7 6 (6.12%) Information Security
7 6 (6.12%) Penetration Testing
7 6 (6.12%) Security Management
7 6 (6.12%) Software Engineering
7 6 (6.12%) Threat Management
7 6 (6.12%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (52.04%) JCL
2 40 (40.82%) COBOL
3 32 (32.65%) Java
4 25 (25.51%) SQL
5 7 (7.14%) REXX
6 5 (5.10%) Ruby
7 4 (4.08%) Perl
7 4 (4.08%) Shell Script
7 4 (4.08%) VB
8 3 (3.06%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 11 (11.22%) Degree
2 6 (6.12%) CISSP
3 2 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (18.37%) QA
2 4 (4.08%) ISO27002
2 4 (4.08%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.04%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.16%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 7 (7.14%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (4.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.06%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Tivoli
2 7 (7.14%) CA Endevor
2 7 (7.14%) Control-M
3 1 (1.02%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 98 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (14.29%) Oracle
3 12 (12.24%) Cognizant
4 8 (8.16%) BMC
4 8 (8.16%) VMware
5 7 (7.14%) Ab Initio
5 7 (7.14%) Remedy
5 7 (7.14%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (7.14%) Software AG
5 7 (7.14%) webMethods
6 6 (6.12%) Microsoft
7 4 (4.08%) CA
7 4 (4.08%) Syncsort
8 2 (2.04%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.04%) Splunk
9 1 (1.02%) Compuware
9 1 (1.02%) HP
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