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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframe Developer
Rank 836 890 861
Rank change year-on-year
+54 -29
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 33 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.001% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 27 1 3
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £60,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-16.66% +60.00%
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
97192 104489 96781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.68% 94.61% 94.71%
Number of salaries quoted 80393 85908 81520
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer across the England region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Mainframe Developer Salary Histogram 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 6 May 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
South East - 21 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 11 £42,500 - 3
Yorkshire - 1 £31,000 -
Mainframe Developer
UK

Mainframe Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 34 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 33 (97.06%) COBOL
3 31 (91.18%) DB2
4 21 (61.76%) CICS
5 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (44.12%) VSAM
6 15 (44.12%) JCL
7 13 (38.24%) PL/1
8 11 (32.35%) IBM
9 10 (29.41%) Web Services
9 10 (29.41%) SQL
10 9 (26.47%) zOS
11 8 (23.53%) Assembly Language
11 8 (23.53%) ISPF
12 7 (20.59%) Marketing
12 7 (20.59%) Project Planning
12 7 (20.59%) JSON
12 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
12 7 (20.59%) REXX
12 7 (20.59%) HTML
12 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
13 6 (17.65%) ETL
13 6 (17.65%) ITIL
13 6 (17.65%) Windows
13 6 (17.65%) Linux
13 6 (17.65%) Delphi
13 6 (17.65%) .NET
13 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
13 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
13 6 (17.65%) Finance

Mainframe Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 21 (61.76%) CICS
2 1 (2.94%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (91.18%) DB2
2 4 (11.76%) DataStage
2 4 (11.76%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.94%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (20.59%) Marketing
2 6 (17.65%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 1 (2.94%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (29.41%) Web Services
2 8 (23.53%) ISPF
3 7 (20.59%) JSON
3 7 (20.59%) HTML
4 6 (17.65%) .NET
5 4 (11.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 15 (44.12%) VSAM
3 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.65%) Credit Risk
3 6 (17.65%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (11.76%) Social Media
5 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (5.88%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (2.94%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) zOS
2 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (55.88%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Automated Testing
2 7 (20.59%) Project Planning
3 6 (17.65%) ITIL
3 6 (17.65%) ETL
3 6 (17.65%) Configuration Management
3 6 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (17.65%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (17.65%) Line Management
4 5 (14.71%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.88%) Scrum
5 2 (5.88%) Waterfall
6 1 (2.94%) Analytics
6 1 (2.94%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.94%) Product Management
6 1 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Project Management
6 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 33 (97.06%) COBOL
2 15 (44.12%) JCL
3 13 (38.24%) PL/1
4 10 (29.41%) SQL
5 8 (23.53%) Assembly Language
6 7 (20.59%) REXX
7 6 (17.65%) Delphi
8 2 (5.88%) Java
9 1 (2.94%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) IBM
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Micro Focus
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