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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframe Developer
Rank 866 892 852
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -40
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 12 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.012% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.005% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 3
Average salary £46,000 £38,750 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.70% -44.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,750 £57,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £39,750 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,750 -
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -
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
96460 103322 95939
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.34% 94.48% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 80662 85110 80222
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,375
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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
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 31 July 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 31 July 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
South East +7 7 £50,000 -
East Midlands +4 5 £42,500 - 2
Mainframe Developer
UK

Mainframe Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 41 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 40 (97.56%) COBOL
3 39 (95.12%) DB2
4 28 (68.29%) CICS
5 19 (46.34%) JCL
5 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (46.34%) VSAM
6 17 (41.46%) PL/1
6 17 (41.46%) SDLC
7 15 (36.59%) IBM
8 14 (34.15%) SQL
9 13 (31.71%) zOS
9 13 (31.71%) Time Sharing Option
10 11 (26.83%) Assembly Language
10 11 (26.83%) ISPF
11 10 (24.39%) Project Planning
11 10 (24.39%) JSON
11 10 (24.39%) REXX
11 10 (24.39%) Eclipse
11 10 (24.39%) Web Services
11 10 (24.39%) HTML
12 8 (19.51%) DataStage
12 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
13 7 (17.07%) Pentaho
13 7 (17.07%) Degree
13 7 (17.07%) Marketing
13 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
13 7 (17.07%) QA
13 7 (17.07%) Credit Risk
13 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing

Mainframe Developer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 28 (68.29%) CICS
2 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.44%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (95.12%) DB2
2 8 (19.51%) DataStage
3 7 (17.07%) Pentaho
4 2 (4.88%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 10 (24.39%) Eclipse
General
1 7 (17.07%) Marketing
2 6 (14.63%) Finance
3 3 (7.32%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) ISPF
2 10 (24.39%) JSON
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
2 10 (24.39%) Web Services
3 6 (14.63%) .NET
4 5 (12.20%) XML
5 1 (2.44%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 19 (46.34%) VSAM
3 7 (17.07%) Computer Science
3 7 (17.07%) Credit Risk
3 7 (17.07%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (14.63%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.76%) Social Media
6 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.88%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (31.71%) zOS
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 6 (14.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) SDLC
3 10 (24.39%) Project Planning
4 8 (19.51%) Unit Testing
5 7 (17.07%) Automated Testing
5 7 (17.07%) ETL
6 6 (14.63%) Configuration Management
6 6 (14.63%) ITIL
6 6 (14.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (14.63%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (14.63%) Line Management
7 2 (4.88%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (4.88%) Scrum
8 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
8 1 (2.44%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Test Planning
8 1 (2.44%) Analytics
8 1 (2.44%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (97.56%) COBOL
2 19 (46.34%) JCL
3 17 (41.46%) PL/1
4 14 (34.15%) SQL
5 11 (26.83%) Assembly Language
6 10 (24.39%) REXX
7 6 (14.63%) Delphi
8 2 (4.88%) Java
8 2 (4.88%) NATURAL
9 1 (2.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
System Software
1 13 (31.71%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
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Experian
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Posted: 12 days ago
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