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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 604 568 560
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 317 374 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.33% 0.38% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.79% 0.95% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 199 274 281
Average salary £50,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,397 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +11.11%
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
40242 39465 39436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.50% 40.47% 41.09%
Number of salaries quoted 32808 32188 31094
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 -63 121 £55,000 -15.38% 20
South East +30 89 £52,500 -12.50% 9
East Midlands +9 36 £33,500 -22.09% 12
North West -3 31 £46,000 -14.81% 3
South West -3 22 £39,500 -40.37% 5
West Midlands -19 6 £40,000 +21.21% 2
East of England -2 5 £55,000 +5.76%
Yorkshire -2 4 £48,125 +19.01% 8
North East +3 1 - -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 269 (38.05%) Finance
2 233 (32.96%) IBM
3 229 (32.39%) DB2
4 214 (30.27%) COBOL
5 160 (22.63%) CICS
6 157 (22.21%) SQL
7 155 (21.92%) SDLC
8 151 (21.36%) IBM Mainframe
9 149 (21.07%) Banking
10 147 (20.79%) Java
11 146 (20.65%) JCL
12 133 (18.81%) Unix
13 129 (18.25%) Windows
14 126 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
15 122 (17.26%) Web Services
16 115 (16.27%) ITIL
16 115 (16.27%) Linux
17 112 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
18 111 (15.70%) Degree
19 109 (15.42%) Oracle
20 107 (15.13%) SOA
21 105 (14.85%) Change Management
22 78 (11.03%) XML
23 71 (10.04%) Microsoft
23 71 (10.04%) Computer Science
23 71 (10.04%) QA
24 66 (9.34%) VSAM
25 63 (8.91%) .NET
26 60 (8.49%) zOS
27 58 (8.20%) Project Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 160 (22.63%) CICS
2 27 (3.82%) MTS
3 25 (3.54%) WebSphere
4 18 (2.55%) MQSeries
5 17 (2.40%) FileNet
5 17 (2.40%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 15 (2.12%) WebLogic
7 13 (1.84%) Apache
8 11 (1.56%) SAS
9 10 (1.41%) JBoss
10 9 (1.27%) IIS
10 9 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
10 9 (1.27%) WebSphere Application Server
11 7 (0.99%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 5 (0.71%) Confluence
12 5 (0.71%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.57%) Documentum
13 4 (0.57%) MS Exchange
13 4 (0.57%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 40 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 38 (5.37%) MS Office
3 22 (3.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (2.26%) VisionPLUS
2 14 (1.98%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.57%) Maximo
4 3 (0.42%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.28%) BASE24
5 2 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.28%) FLEXCUBE
5 2 (0.28%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.26%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (0.57%) SaaS
2 4 (0.57%) SuccessFactors
3 2 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.28%) GitHub
3 2 (0.28%) IaaS
3 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.14%) Force.com
4 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (5.66%) Firewall
2 28 (3.96%) Internet
3 24 (3.39%) Intrusion Detection
4 22 (3.11%) WAN
5 18 (2.55%) LAN
6 14 (1.98%) SAN
7 12 (1.70%) VLAN
7 12 (1.70%) Wireless
8 10 (1.41%) HTTP
9 7 (0.99%) MPLS
9 7 (0.99%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.71%) LDAP
10 5 (0.71%) VPN
10 5 (0.71%) Wireless Security
11 4 (0.57%) BGP
11 4 (0.57%) DMZ
11 4 (0.57%) Extranet
11 4 (0.57%) SSL
11 4 (0.57%) WinSCP
12 3 (0.42%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 229 (32.39%) DB2
2 41 (5.80%) SQL Server
3 32 (4.53%) Adabas
3 32 (4.53%) DataStage
4 24 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
5 20 (2.83%) Oracle Database
6 19 (2.69%) Informix
7 17 (2.40%) Relational Database
8 14 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
9 13 (1.84%) Pentaho
10 10 (1.41%) Oracle Database 10g
11 9 (1.27%) Big Data
11 9 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
12 8 (1.13%) GIS
13 7 (0.99%) MySQL
14 6 (0.85%) Data Mining
15 5 (0.71%) Apache Hive
15 5 (0.71%) MS Access
15 5 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
15 5 (0.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (3.68%) LoadRunner
2 19 (2.69%) JUnit
3 17 (2.40%) Subversion
4 15 (2.12%) JMeter
5 14 (1.98%) ChangeMan
5 14 (1.98%) HP UFT
6 13 (1.84%) Eclipse
7 10 (1.41%) Selenium
8 9 (1.27%) JIRA
8 9 (1.27%) Maven
8 9 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 7 (0.99%) Selenium IDE
9 7 (0.99%) WebDriver
10 6 (0.85%) Toad
11 5 (0.71%) Hudson
11 5 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
12 4 (0.57%) PVCS
13 3 (0.42%) ERwin
13 3 (0.42%) XPEDITER
14 2 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 269 (38.05%) Finance
2 149 (21.07%) Banking
3 52 (7.36%) Retail
4 21 (2.97%) Legal
4 21 (2.97%) Marketing
5 14 (1.98%) Investment Banking
6 11 (1.56%) Telecoms
7 10 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
8 8 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.99%) Manufacturing
10 5 (0.71%) Back Office
10 5 (0.71%) Front Office
10 5 (0.71%) Music Industry
11 4 (0.57%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.57%) Local Government
11 4 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.42%) Billing
13 2 (0.28%) Advertising
13 2 (0.28%) Games
13 2 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 152 (21.50%) Analyst
2 112 (15.84%) Developer
3 81 (11.46%) Architect
4 45 (6.36%) Solutions Architect
5 34 (4.81%) COBOL Developer
5 34 (4.81%) Lead Developer
5 34 (4.81%) Mainframe Developer
6 29 (4.10%) DBA
6 29 (4.10%) Project Manager
7 28 (3.96%) Business Analyst
8 27 (3.82%) Software Engineer
9 25 (3.54%) Consultant
9 25 (3.54%) Java Developer
10 24 (3.39%) Administrator
10 24 (3.39%) Support Analyst
11 22 (3.11%) Programmer
12 21 (2.97%) Subject Matter Expert
12 21 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
13 20 (2.83%) Security Analyst
13 20 (2.83%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (17.26%) Web Services
2 78 (11.03%) XML
3 63 (8.91%) .NET
4 53 (7.50%) Middleware
5 50 (7.07%) HTML
6 37 (5.23%) J2EE
7 24 (3.39%) Java EE
8 23 (3.25%) .NET Framework
8 23 (3.25%) WSDL
9 20 (2.83%) HTML5
9 20 (2.83%) ISPF
10 19 (2.69%) Spring
11 18 (2.55%) JSON
12 16 (2.26%) CSS
13 15 (2.12%) XSD
14 13 (1.84%) SOAP
15 12 (1.70%) WebSphere MQ
16 11 (1.56%) jQuery
17 10 (1.41%) Hibernate
18 9 (1.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 151 (21.36%) IBM Mainframe
2 126 (17.82%) Analytical Skills
3 71 (10.04%) Computer Science
4 66 (9.34%) VSAM
5 53 (7.50%) Management Information System
6 51 (7.21%) Data Centre
7 28 (3.96%) AS400
8 26 (3.68%) Mathematics
9 25 (3.54%) Client/Server
10 23 (3.25%) Enterprise Software
11 22 (3.11%) SWIFT
12 21 (2.97%) iSeries
13 20 (2.83%) Social Media
14 15 (2.12%) PMI
15 14 (1.98%) Replication
16 12 (1.70%) Visualisation
17 11 (1.56%) Tandem
18 9 (1.27%) Clustering
18 9 (1.27%) Mobile App
18 9 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 133 (18.81%) Unix
2 129 (18.25%) Windows
3 115 (16.27%) Linux
4 60 (8.49%) zOS
5 27 (3.82%) Solaris
6 23 (3.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (3.11%) Windows Server
8 17 (2.40%) AIX
8 17 (2.40%) Android
8 17 (2.40%) Apple iOS
9 16 (2.26%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.99%) HPUX
10 7 (0.99%) VMS
11 6 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 6 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (0.71%) Tru64
13 4 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.57%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.42%) Windows 10
15 2 (0.28%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (21.92%) SDLC
2 115 (16.27%) ITIL
3 112 (15.84%) Agile Software Development
4 107 (15.13%) SOA
5 105 (14.85%) Change Management
6 58 (8.20%) Project Management
7 56 (7.92%) Information Security
8 52 (7.36%) Continuous Improvement
9 51 (7.21%) Risk Management
10 50 (7.07%) Mentoring
11 49 (6.93%) Waterfall
12 45 (6.36%) Release Management
13 39 (5.52%) Incident Management
14 35 (4.95%) Data Modelling
15 33 (4.67%) Migration
16 32 (4.53%) Open Source
16 32 (4.53%) Penetration Testing
16 32 (4.53%) Scrum
16 32 (4.53%) Test Scripting
17 31 (4.38%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 214 (30.27%) COBOL
2 157 (22.21%) SQL
3 147 (20.79%) Java
4 146 (20.65%) JCL
5 31 (4.38%) REXX
6 24 (3.39%) C#
7 20 (2.83%) C
7 20 (2.83%) JavaScript
8 16 (2.26%) NATURAL
9 15 (2.12%) Assembly Language
9 15 (2.12%) Perl
10 14 (1.98%) Ruby
11 12 (1.70%) CLIST
11 12 (1.70%) Python
12 7 (0.99%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.85%) PL/1
13 6 (0.85%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.57%) Bash Shell
14 4 (0.57%) PHP
14 4 (0.57%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
Qualifications
1 111 (15.70%) Degree
2 40 (5.66%) CISSP
3 28 (3.96%) ITIL Certification
4 27 (3.82%) PMI Certification
5 19 (2.69%) CISM
6 16 (2.26%) CISA
6 16 (2.26%) ISEB
7 15 (2.12%) ISTQB
8 12 (1.70%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (1.70%) PMP
9 11 (1.56%) Security Cleared
10 9 (1.27%) SC Cleared
11 6 (0.85%) CEH
11 6 (0.85%) CGEIT
11 6 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.85%) MCAD
11 6 (0.85%) MCSD
12 5 (0.71%) CESG Certified Professional
12 5 (0.71%) CRISC
12 5 (0.71%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (10.04%) QA
2 30 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (4.24%) SLA
3 26 (3.68%) SEPA
4 25 (3.54%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 5 (0.71%) ISO19770
6 5 (0.71%) ISO27002
7 3 (0.42%) Basel II
7 3 (0.42%) COBIT
System Software
1 24 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (3.11%) Time Sharing Option
3 11 (1.56%) Active Directory
4 9 (1.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.42%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 3 (0.42%) vSphere
7 2 (0.28%) Firmware
7 2 (0.28%) NFS
7 2 (0.28%) pfSense
7 2 (0.28%) RACF
8 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 15 (2.12%) CA Endevor
2 13 (1.84%) Tivoli
3 10 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.99%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (0.99%) OMEGAMON
5 5 (0.71%) SCCM
5 5 (0.71%) ServiceCenter
5 5 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.71%) Tivoli NetView
6 4 (0.57%) DameWare
6 4 (0.57%) Tivoli Monitoring
7 3 (0.42%) Unicenter
8 2 (0.28%) CA Wily
8 2 (0.28%) CloudHub
8 2 (0.28%) Control-M
8 2 (0.28%) SCOM
8 2 (0.28%) Xymon
9 1 (0.14%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 233 (32.96%) IBM
2 109 (15.42%) Oracle
3 71 (10.04%) Microsoft
4 45 (6.36%) VMware
5 36 (5.09%) HP
6 31 (4.38%) SAP
7 30 (4.24%) TOWER Software
8 29 (4.10%) Citrix
9 26 (3.68%) Fujitsu
10 23 (3.25%) Red Hat
11 22 (3.11%) Sybase
12 21 (2.97%) Cisco
12 21 (2.97%) Remedy
13 19 (2.69%) Pega
14 17 (2.40%) BMC
15 15 (2.12%) CA
16 14 (1.98%) Juniper
17 13 (1.84%) F5
17 13 (1.84%) Fortinet
17 13 (1.84%) Rally
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Salary: 50,000 - 65,000 + Benefits
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Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 + excellent benefits
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City, London
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