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 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 867 873 924
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +51
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 15 64 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.017% 0.062% 0.039%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.041% 0.15% 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 7 47 23
Median salary £70,000 £52,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +19.31%
UK excluding London median salary £56,250 £45,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +4.04%
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
36550 43629 43013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.19% 42.58% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 30116 35459 33849
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 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 +31 6 - -
South East +38 4 £70,000 +50.53%
South West - 3 £42,500 -
North East - 2 £35,000 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 74 (100.00%) IBM
1 74 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 43 (58.11%) JCL
3 42 (56.76%) DB2
4 37 (50.00%) COBOL
5 32 (43.24%) Banking
6 28 (37.84%) Java
7 27 (36.49%) CICS
8 26 (35.14%) Finance
9 25 (33.78%) Retail
10 21 (28.38%) SQL
11 20 (27.03%) Unix
11 20 (27.03%) Financial Institution
12 18 (24.32%) VSAM
12 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
13 16 (21.62%) XML
14 14 (18.92%) MVS
14 14 (18.92%) UML
14 14 (18.92%) Oracle
14 14 (18.92%) Mentoring
15 12 (16.22%) QA
15 12 (16.22%) Cognizant
16 11 (14.86%) Windows
16 11 (14.86%) AIX
16 11 (14.86%) Linux
16 11 (14.86%) SaaS
16 11 (14.86%) SDLC
17 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
18 9 (12.16%) SOA
18 9 (12.16%) 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 27 (36.49%) CICS
2 9 (12.16%) MQSeries
3 7 (9.46%) WebSphere
3 7 (9.46%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 8 (10.81%) MS Office
2 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.05%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.41%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (56.76%) DB2
2 4 (5.41%) Easytrieve
3 2 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) XPEDITER
General
1 32 (43.24%) Banking
2 26 (35.14%) Finance
3 25 (33.78%) Retail
4 20 (27.03%) Financial Institution
5 8 (10.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (22.97%) Technical Leader
2 16 (21.62%) Developer
3 14 (18.92%) Team Leader
3 14 (18.92%) Technical Team Leader
4 13 (17.57%) Mainframe Developer
5 11 (14.86%) Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Banking Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) IT Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Solutions Analyst
7 7 (9.46%) Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Integration Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Lead Architect
7 7 (9.46%) Technical Specialist
8 5 (6.76%) Mainframe Software Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Software Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Consultant
9 4 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
10 3 (4.05%) IT Consultant
10 3 (4.05%) Middleware Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (21.62%) XML
2 9 (12.16%) Middleware
3 4 (5.41%) .NET
3 4 (5.41%) IBM Integration Bus
4 3 (4.05%) ISPF
5 2 (2.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.70%) J2EE
5 2 (2.70%) JSON
5 2 (2.70%) Spring
5 2 (2.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 74 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (24.32%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (24.32%) VSAM
3 9 (12.16%) DataPower
4 8 (10.81%) Online Banking
5 5 (6.76%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.05%) SWIFT
7 2 (2.70%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.03%) Unix
2 14 (18.92%) MVS
3 11 (14.86%) AIX
3 11 (14.86%) Linux
3 11 (14.86%) Windows
4 7 (9.46%) zOS
5 4 (5.41%) Solaris
5 4 (5.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.92%) Mentoring
1 14 (18.92%) UML
2 11 (14.86%) SDLC
3 9 (12.16%) SOA
4 8 (10.81%) CRM
4 8 (10.81%) Wealth Management
5 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (9.46%) ArchiMate
5 7 (9.46%) ETL
5 7 (9.46%) ITIL
5 7 (9.46%) Project Governance
5 7 (9.46%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (9.46%) TOGAF
6 5 (6.76%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.76%) Waterfall
7 4 (5.41%) Coaching
7 4 (5.41%) Presales
7 4 (5.41%) User Stories
8 3 (4.05%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 43 (58.11%) JCL
2 37 (50.00%) COBOL
3 28 (37.84%) Java
4 21 (28.38%) SQL
5 7 (9.46%) REXX
6 4 (5.41%) Perl
6 4 (5.41%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.41%) VB
7 3 (4.05%) CLIST
8 2 (2.70%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (6.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (16.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.41%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (4.05%) RACF
2 3 (4.05%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Tivoli
2 3 (4.05%) CA Endevor
3 2 (2.70%) Control-M
Vendors
1 74 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (18.92%) Oracle
3 12 (16.22%) Cognizant
4 10 (13.51%) Microsoft
5 7 (9.46%) Ab Initio
5 7 (9.46%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (9.46%) Software AG
5 7 (9.46%) webMethods
6 4 (5.41%) CA
6 4 (5.41%) Syncsort
7 3 (4.05%) BMC
7 3 (4.05%) Remedy