The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 469 565 501
Rank change year-on-year
+96 -64
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 458 346 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.46% 0.32% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.19% 0.78% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 322 226 288
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,266 £34,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +9.19%
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
38530 44146 39902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.66% 40.26% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 30761 35563 32838
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in England

Mainframe
Salary Trend in England

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in England

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in England

Mainframe
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 within the England region over the 3 months to 22 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
London +82 160 £60,000 -12.40% 13
South East +16 82 £53,750 +13.15% 13
East Midlands +38 63 £45,000 +20.00% 5
North West +11 49 £47,500 -5.00% 11
West Midlands +26 39 £34,333 -27.72% 2
South West -1 31 £24,500 -56.44% 4
Yorkshire +6 20 £77,500 +72.22% 2
East of England +7 10 £57,000 +14.00%
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Mainframe also 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 that cited Mainframe.

1 355 (42.11%) Finance
2 339 (40.21%) DB2
3 311 (36.89%) IBM
4 231 (27.40%) Java
5 224 (26.57%) UNIX
6 209 (24.79%) SQL
6 209 (24.79%) Oracle
7 197 (23.37%) COBOL
8 196 (23.25%) Windows
9 193 (22.89%) CICS
10 187 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
11 181 (21.47%) Banking
12 180 (21.35%) Linux
13 162 (19.22%) JCL
14 141 (16.73%) WebSphere
15 137 (16.25%) Web Services
16 127 (15.07%) XML
17 121 (14.35%) Solaris
18 115 (13.64%) .NET
19 112 (13.29%) Retail
20 108 (12.81%) Middleware
20 108 (12.81%) SAN
21 107 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
22 106 (12.57%) HTML
23 105 (12.46%) SQL Server
24 103 (12.22%) SOA
25 96 (11.39%) IBM Mainframe
26 88 (10.44%) Degree
27 87 (10.32%) Cisco
28 86 (10.20%) JavaScript

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing Mainframe also 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 that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 193 (22.89%) CICS
2 141 (16.73%) WebSphere
3 80 (9.49%) Apache
4 61 (7.24%) IIS
5 60 (7.12%) Tomcat
6 57 (6.76%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 57 (6.76%) Oracle Coherence
7 46 (5.46%) MQSeries
8 40 (4.74%) WebSphere Application Server
9 34 (4.03%) SharePoint
10 30 (3.56%) SAS
11 25 (2.97%) JBoss
12 21 (2.49%) IBM Notes
13 19 (2.25%) FileNet
13 19 (2.25%) Documentum
14 11 (1.30%) StreamWeaver
15 8 (0.95%) WebLogic
15 8 (0.95%) PegaRULES
16 7 (0.83%) Papyrus
16 7 (0.83%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 32 (3.80%) MS Excel
2 20 (2.37%) MS Office
3 18 (2.14%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.24%) SPSS
4 2 (0.24%) MS Project
4 2 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 57 (6.76%) RMDS
2 11 (1.30%) Exstream
3 6 (0.71%) BASE24
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.59%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) ProductWriter
7 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.12%) assyst
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.73%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.19%) IaaS
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 108 (12.81%) SAN
2 76 (9.02%) HTTP
3 72 (8.54%) LAN
4 67 (7.95%) WAN
5 59 (7.00%) Multicast
5 59 (7.00%) NAS
6 57 (6.76%) FCoE
6 57 (6.76%) Fibre Channel
7 50 (5.93%) TCP/IP
8 29 (3.44%) Firewall
9 21 (2.49%) SMS
10 18 (2.14%) FTP
10 18 (2.14%) Internet
11 11 (1.30%) ATM
12 10 (1.19%) SSL
13 6 (0.71%) Wireless
13 6 (0.71%) VLAN
14 5 (0.59%) DNS
15 4 (0.47%) MPLS
15 4 (0.47%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (40.21%) DB2
2 105 (12.46%) SQL Server
3 57 (6.76%) Hadoop
3 57 (6.76%) HBase
4 38 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (3.32%) Relational Database
6 21 (2.49%) Ingres
7 20 (2.37%) DataStage
8 18 (2.14%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.78%) Pentaho
10 14 (1.66%) MS Access
10 14 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 9 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (1.07%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 9 (1.07%) SAS Data Integration Studio
12 9 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 9 (1.07%) Adabas
13 6 (0.71%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.02%) LoadRunner
2 15 (1.78%) Eclipse
3 8 (0.95%) Subversion
4 7 (0.83%) JIRA
4 7 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.83%) Toad
5 6 (0.71%) ClearCase
5 6 (0.71%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.59%) PROIV
6 5 (0.59%) Hudson
6 5 (0.59%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.59%) Rational Rose
6 5 (0.59%) QuickTest Pro
7 3 (0.36%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.24%) XPEDITER
8 2 (0.24%) JUnit
8 2 (0.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.24%) Maven
8 2 (0.24%) JMeter
8 2 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 355 (42.11%) Finance
2 181 (21.47%) Banking
3 112 (13.29%) Retail
4 42 (4.98%) Marketing
5 31 (3.68%) Financial Institution
6 22 (2.61%) Legal
7 14 (1.66%) Investment Banking
8 13 (1.54%) Telecoms
9 7 (0.83%) Private Banking
9 7 (0.83%) Back Office
10 6 (0.71%) International Banking
11 5 (0.59%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.36%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.24%) Spanish Language
13 2 (0.24%) Automotive
13 2 (0.24%) Law
13 2 (0.24%) Electronics
13 2 (0.24%) Billing
14 1 (0.12%) French Language
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 198 (23.49%) Architect
2 102 (12.10%) Analyst
3 91 (10.79%) Solutions Architect
4 79 (9.37%) Consultant
5 73 (8.66%) Developer
6 59 (7.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 58 (6.88%) Lead Architect
8 42 (4.98%) Technical Specialist
9 39 (4.63%) Technical Architect
10 37 (4.39%) Designer
11 36 (4.27%) Technical Consultant
12 35 (4.15%) Mainframe Developer
13 34 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
14 33 (3.91%) Project Manager
15 29 (3.44%) Lead Solutions Architect
16 25 (2.97%) Mainframe Operator
16 25 (2.97%) Development Manager
17 22 (2.61%) Applications Support
17 22 (2.61%) Software Engineer
17 22 (2.61%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (16.25%) Web Services
2 127 (15.07%) XML
3 115 (13.64%) .NET
4 108 (12.81%) Middleware
5 106 (12.57%) HTML
6 76 (9.02%) ISPF
7 69 (8.19%) J2EE
8 60 (7.12%) XSLT
9 57 (6.76%) Rendezvous
9 57 (6.76%) Ultra Messaging
10 34 (4.03%) WebSphere MQ
11 21 (2.49%) WSDL
12 19 (2.25%) .NET Framework
13 18 (2.14%) Java EE
14 16 (1.90%) XSD
14 16 (1.90%) JMS
15 15 (1.78%) SOAP
16 13 (1.54%) JSON
17 11 (1.30%) ODBC
18 10 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 107 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (11.39%) IBM Mainframe
3 60 (7.12%) Management Information System
4 45 (5.34%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.27%) VSAM
6 33 (3.91%) SWIFT
7 30 (3.56%) AS400
8 28 (3.32%) Social Media
9 23 (2.73%) Cryptography
10 22 (2.61%) Client/Server
11 17 (2.02%) Credit Risk
12 16 (1.90%) PMI
12 16 (1.90%) Tandem
13 15 (1.78%) Open Source
14 14 (1.66%) Data Extraction
15 13 (1.54%) Clustering
16 11 (1.30%) Data Structures
17 10 (1.19%) BYOD
17 10 (1.19%) Visualisation
18 8 (0.95%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 224 (26.57%) UNIX
2 196 (23.25%) Windows
3 180 (21.35%) Linux
4 121 (14.35%) Solaris
5 68 (8.07%) AIX
6 67 (7.95%) zOS
7 33 (3.91%) MVS
8 24 (2.85%) VMS
9 21 (2.49%) HPUX
10 9 (1.07%) Apple iOS
10 9 (1.07%) Android
11 8 (0.95%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.71%) Windows XP
12 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.47%) VME
15 3 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.24%) OS/390
17 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (22.18%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (12.22%) SOA
3 83 (9.85%) Performance Tuning
4 73 (8.66%) Mentoring
5 64 (7.59%) ITIL
6 63 (7.47%) Project Management
7 61 (7.24%) Change Management
8 58 (6.88%) Service Management
9 56 (6.64%) Benchmarking
10 52 (6.17%) Incident Management
11 50 (5.93%) Risk Management
12 49 (5.81%) ETL
13 46 (5.46%) Stakeholder Management
14 45 (5.34%) TOGAF
14 45 (5.34%) Business Intelligence
14 45 (5.34%) Waterfall
15 39 (4.63%) Continuous Improvement
16 36 (4.27%) Capacity Planning
16 36 (4.27%) Data Modelling
17 35 (4.15%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 231 (27.40%) Java
2 209 (24.79%) SQL
3 197 (23.37%) COBOL
4 162 (19.22%) JCL
5 86 (10.20%) JavaScript
6 41 (4.86%) Perl
7 40 (4.74%) C#
8 29 (3.44%) C
9 27 (3.20%) Assembly Language
10 23 (2.73%) REXX
11 22 (2.61%) VB
11 22 (2.61%) C++
12 20 (2.37%) PL/1
13 17 (2.02%) Shell Script
14 16 (1.90%) PL/SQL
15 12 (1.42%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.30%) VB.NET
17 10 (1.19%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.07%) Ruby
18 9 (1.07%) LINC
Qualifications
1 88 (10.44%) Degree
2 20 (2.37%) PMI Certification
3 18 (2.14%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.54%) ISEB
5 11 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.19%) SC Cleared
7 9 (1.07%) CISA
7 9 (1.07%) CISM
8 4 (0.47%) PMP
8 4 (0.47%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.47%) CBAP
9 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.36%) HNC
9 3 (0.36%) CISSP
10 2 (0.24%) QiCA
10 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.24%) CCNA
10 2 (0.24%) MCSE
11 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (7.95%) QA
2 55 (6.52%) SLA
3 11 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (1.07%) Data Quality
4 9 (1.07%) COBIT
5 8 (0.95%) PCI DSS
6 7 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.71%) ISO 8583
7 6 (0.71%) FATCA
8 4 (0.47%) PMBOK
System Software
1 59 (7.00%) Oracle RAC
2 57 (6.76%) NFS
2 57 (6.76%) SRDF
3 42 (4.98%) RACF
4 24 (2.85%) ACF2
5 15 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.83%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.83%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 5 (0.59%) XenApp
7 5 (0.59%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.59%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.47%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.36%) vSphere
9 3 (0.36%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.24%) Xen
10 2 (0.24%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 38 (4.51%) Tivoli
2 21 (2.49%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 20 (2.37%) CA Endevor
4 13 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 11 (1.30%) ServiceCenter
5 11 (1.30%) OpenView
6 9 (1.07%) Puppet
6 9 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.07%) Control-M
7 8 (0.95%) Backup Exec
8 5 (0.59%) OMEGAMON
9 4 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.47%) SCCM
10 2 (0.24%) Tivoli NetView
11 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 311 (36.89%) IBM
2 209 (24.79%) Oracle
3 87 (10.32%) Cisco
4 80 (9.49%) Intel
5 78 (9.25%) EMC
6 64 (7.59%) HP
7 58 (6.88%) Sybase
8 57 (6.76%) TIBCO
8 57 (6.76%) NetApp
8 57 (6.76%) DataSynapse
9 56 (6.64%) Microsoft
10 34 (4.03%) Business Objects
11 29 (3.44%) VMware
12 27 (3.20%) Citrix
13 26 (3.08%) Pega
14 21 (2.49%) Novell
14 21 (2.49%) Veritas
14 21 (2.49%) Lotus
15 18 (2.14%) SAP
16 16 (1.90%) Unisys
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £95000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £125,000 per annum Up to £125k + Excellent Bonus & Ben
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ifftner Solutions
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £48000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 - £34330 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago