The table below looks at the statistics for the Mainframe Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframe Developer
Rank 847 840 874
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.003% 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% 0.007% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 1
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £32,100
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +71.33%
UK excluding London average salary - £55,000 £32,100
% change year-on-year
- +71.33%
Mainframe Developer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
93674 90433 98244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.80% 94.55% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 78627 73802 84913
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mainframe Developer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mainframe Developer
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer across the England region.

Mainframe Developer Salary Trend in England

Mainframe Developer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 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
London 0 3 £45,000 -
Mainframe Developer
UK

Mainframe Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Mainframe Developer in their job title 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 with Mainframe Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 13 (86.67%) COBOL
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) DB2
5 6 (40.00%) Java
5 6 (40.00%) SQL
5 6 (40.00%) CA Endevor
6 5 (33.33%) Music Industry
6 5 (33.33%) Marketing
6 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
6 5 (33.33%) Product Management
6 5 (33.33%) Micro Focus
6 5 (33.33%) Project Management
6 5 (33.33%) AS400
6 5 (33.33%) CICS
7 4 (26.67%) Assembly Language
7 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
7 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
7 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
7 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (20.00%) Banking
8 3 (20.00%) IBM
9 2 (13.33%) ETL
9 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
9 2 (13.33%) ITIL
9 2 (13.33%) REXX
9 2 (13.33%) zOS
9 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
9 2 (13.33%) RACF
9 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management

Mainframe Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Mainframe Developer in their job title 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 with Mainframe Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) WebSphere
1 5 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Pentaho
3 1 (6.67%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
General
1 9 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (33.33%) Music Industry
2 5 (33.33%) Marketing
3 3 (20.00%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) J2EE
1 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (33.33%) AS400
3 2 (13.33%) VSAM
4 1 (6.67%) Tandem
4 1 (6.67%) Cryptography
4 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Product Management
1 5 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
2 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) ETL
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Workflow
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
4 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) COBOL
2 6 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) Assembly Language
4 2 (13.33%) REXX
5 1 (6.67%) PL/1
5 1 (6.67%) C#
5 1 (6.67%) C++
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) RACF
1 2 (13.33%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) CA Endevor
2 2 (13.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Micro Focus
2 3 (20.00%) IBM
3 1 (6.67%) VocaLink
3 1 (6.67%) HP