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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 488 567 510
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -57
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 460 350 401
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.31% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.16% 0.78% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 290 222 294
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £71,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
39741 45111 41019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.51% 40.32% 38.98%
Number of salaries quoted 31692 35920 33663
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +72 184 £60,000 - 15
South East +29 74 £50,000 -2.43% 4
East Midlands +41 55 £43,000 +14.66% 12
North West +25 53 £50,000 - 9
South West -7 30 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Yorkshire -3 28 £80,000 +77.77%
West Midlands -8 26 £37,500 +13.63% 1
East of England +17 8 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North East - 3 £61,215 - 2
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 360 (42.55%) Finance
2 310 (36.64%) DB2
3 279 (32.98%) IBM
4 240 (28.37%) UNIX
5 215 (25.41%) Windows
5 215 (25.41%) Oracle
6 213 (25.18%) Java
6 213 (25.18%) SQL
7 198 (23.40%) Banking
8 187 (22.10%) COBOL
9 182 (21.51%) CICS
10 177 (20.92%) Linux
11 167 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
12 143 (16.90%) JCL
13 133 (15.72%) WebSphere
14 132 (15.60%) Web Services
15 120 (14.18%) Middleware
16 110 (13.00%) XML
17 109 (12.88%) .NET
17 109 (12.88%) Retail
18 108 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
19 107 (12.65%) Solaris
20 103 (12.17%) SQL Server
21 102 (12.06%) SAN
22 93 (10.99%) Degree
22 93 (10.99%) IBM Mainframe
23 90 (10.64%) HTML
23 90 (10.64%) SOA
24 82 (9.69%) Mentoring
25 77 (9.10%) J2EE

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 182 (21.51%) CICS
2 133 (15.72%) WebSphere
3 69 (8.16%) Apache
4 55 (6.50%) IIS
5 49 (5.79%) Tomcat
6 47 (5.56%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 47 (5.56%) Oracle Coherence
7 38 (4.49%) MQSeries
8 35 (4.14%) SharePoint
9 31 (3.66%) SAS
10 26 (3.07%) WebSphere Application Server
11 20 (2.36%) JBoss
12 17 (2.01%) IBM Notes
13 16 (1.89%) Documentum
13 16 (1.89%) FileNet
14 10 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (1.18%) OpenStack
15 8 (0.95%) StreamWeaver
16 7 (0.83%) PegaRULES
17 5 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 41 (4.85%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.13%) MS Office
3 17 (2.01%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.71%) SPSS
5 3 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.24%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 47 (5.56%) RMDS
2 8 (0.95%) Exstream
3 7 (0.83%) BASE24
4 5 (0.59%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.59%) Hyperion Enterprise
4 5 (0.59%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 1 (0.12%) VisionPLUS
7 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.12%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (0.71%) IaaS
3 4 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 102 (12.06%) SAN
2 66 (7.80%) HTTP
3 60 (7.09%) LAN
4 58 (6.86%) NAS
5 55 (6.50%) WAN
6 51 (6.03%) TCP/IP
7 49 (5.79%) Multicast
8 47 (5.56%) FCoE
8 47 (5.56%) Fibre Channel
9 25 (2.96%) Firewall
10 24 (2.84%) Internet
11 21 (2.48%) SMS
12 15 (1.77%) SSL
13 14 (1.65%) FTP
14 13 (1.54%) ATM
15 6 (0.71%) Wireless
16 4 (0.47%) Kerberos
17 3 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
17 3 (0.35%) VLAN
18 2 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 310 (36.64%) DB2
2 103 (12.17%) SQL Server
3 48 (5.67%) Data Warehouse
4 47 (5.56%) Hadoop
4 47 (5.56%) HBase
5 33 (3.90%) DataStage
6 30 (3.55%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.60%) Pentaho
8 21 (2.48%) Ingres
9 20 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 19 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (1.65%) Adabas
12 13 (1.54%) MS Access
13 10 (1.18%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 10 (1.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 9 (1.06%) Oracle Database
14 9 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.95%) Oracle Exadata
15 8 (0.95%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 13 (1.54%) Eclipse
2 12 (1.42%) Toad
2 12 (1.42%) LoadRunner
3 7 (0.83%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.71%) ClearCase
4 6 (0.71%) Visual Studio
4 6 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
4 6 (0.71%) Subversion
5 5 (0.59%) PROIV
5 5 (0.59%) Rational Rose
6 4 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.35%) JIRA
7 3 (0.35%) Selenium
8 2 (0.24%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.24%) Maven
8 2 (0.24%) JUnit
8 2 (0.24%) XPEDITER
8 2 (0.24%) JMeter
8 2 (0.24%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.24%) SpecFlow
General
1 360 (42.55%) Finance
2 198 (23.40%) Banking
3 109 (12.88%) Retail
4 50 (5.91%) Marketing
5 28 (3.31%) Financial Institution
6 18 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 13 (1.54%) Legal
8 9 (1.06%) International Banking
9 7 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.83%) Billing
10 5 (0.59%) Private Banking
10 5 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.35%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.35%) Music Industry
11 3 (0.35%) Retail Banking
11 3 (0.35%) Back Office
12 2 (0.24%) Electronics
12 2 (0.24%) Automotive
12 2 (0.24%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 195 (23.05%) Architect
2 101 (11.94%) Analyst
3 89 (10.52%) Solutions Architect
4 85 (10.05%) Consultant
5 79 (9.34%) Developer
6 60 (7.09%) Infrastructure Architect
7 58 (6.86%) Designer
8 53 (6.26%) Lead Architect
9 40 (4.73%) Technical Specialist
10 34 (4.02%) Technical Architect
11 33 (3.90%) Mainframe Developer
12 32 (3.78%) Infrastructure Manager
13 27 (3.19%) Project Manager
13 27 (3.19%) Technical Consultant
14 24 (2.84%) Lead Solutions Architect
15 23 (2.72%) Administrator
15 23 (2.72%) Technical Leader
16 22 (2.60%) Team Leader
17 21 (2.48%) Applications Support
17 21 (2.48%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (15.60%) Web Services
2 120 (14.18%) Middleware
3 110 (13.00%) XML
4 109 (12.88%) .NET
5 90 (10.64%) HTML
6 77 (9.10%) J2EE
7 70 (8.27%) ISPF
8 52 (6.15%) XSLT
9 47 (5.56%) Rendezvous
9 47 (5.56%) Ultra Messaging
10 36 (4.26%) WebSphere MQ
11 22 (2.60%) XSD
11 22 (2.60%) .NET Framework
12 21 (2.48%) WSDL
13 17 (2.01%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 16 (1.89%) JMS
15 12 (1.42%) ASP.NET
16 11 (1.30%) ODBC
16 11 (1.30%) JSON
17 10 (1.18%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 108 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 93 (10.99%) IBM Mainframe
3 60 (7.09%) Management Information System
4 41 (4.85%) Computer Science
5 36 (4.26%) VSAM
6 33 (3.90%) SWIFT
7 30 (3.55%) Social Media
8 28 (3.31%) AS400
9 27 (3.19%) Client/Server
9 27 (3.19%) Tandem
10 25 (2.96%) Cryptography
11 21 (2.48%) Clustering
12 19 (2.25%) Credit Risk
13 15 (1.77%) PMI
14 14 (1.65%) Data Extraction
15 12 (1.42%) Open Source
16 11 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
17 10 (1.18%) Mobile App
18 9 (1.06%) Visualisation
18 9 (1.06%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 240 (28.37%) UNIX
2 215 (25.41%) Windows
3 177 (20.92%) Linux
4 107 (12.65%) Solaris
5 74 (8.75%) AIX
6 58 (6.86%) zOS
7 24 (2.84%) MVS
7 24 (2.84%) VMS
8 22 (2.60%) HPUX
9 9 (1.06%) Android
9 9 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.06%) Windows 7
9 9 (1.06%) Apple iOS
10 7 (0.83%) Windows XP
11 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
12 5 (0.59%) VME
12 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000 Server
12 5 (0.59%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.59%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (19.74%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (10.64%) SOA
3 82 (9.69%) Mentoring
4 75 (8.87%) Performance Tuning
5 73 (8.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 69 (8.16%) ITIL
7 68 (8.04%) Project Management
7 68 (8.04%) Change Management
8 62 (7.33%) ETL
9 61 (7.21%) Service Management
10 55 (6.50%) Incident Management
11 54 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
12 51 (6.03%) TOGAF
13 48 (5.67%) Waterfall
14 47 (5.56%) Data Modelling
15 46 (5.44%) Benchmarking
16 43 (5.08%) Risk Management
17 40 (4.73%) Line Management
18 39 (4.61%) Continuous Improvement
19 37 (4.37%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 213 (25.18%) Java
1 213 (25.18%) SQL
2 187 (22.10%) COBOL
3 143 (16.90%) JCL
4 66 (7.80%) JavaScript
5 42 (4.96%) C#
6 37 (4.37%) Perl
7 27 (3.19%) Assembly Language
8 25 (2.96%) C++
9 22 (2.60%) PL/SQL
10 20 (2.36%) PL/1
10 20 (2.36%) Shell Script
11 18 (2.13%) C
11 18 (2.13%) REXX
12 17 (2.01%) VB
13 12 (1.42%) T-SQL
14 11 (1.30%) VB.NET
14 11 (1.30%) PowerShell
15 7 (0.83%) SELCOPY
15 7 (0.83%) LINC
Qualifications
1 93 (10.99%) Degree
2 19 (2.25%) PMI Certification
3 17 (2.01%) Security Cleared
4 15 (1.77%) ISEB
5 12 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
6 10 (1.18%) CISM
7 9 (1.06%) CISA
7 9 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 7 (0.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.83%) MCSE
9 4 (0.47%) CISSP
9 4 (0.47%) PMP
9 4 (0.47%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.47%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.35%) CBAP
10 3 (0.35%) HNC
11 2 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.24%) CCNA
11 2 (0.24%) QiCA
12 1 (0.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.16%) QA
2 54 (6.38%) SLA
3 12 (1.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (1.18%) COBIT
5 9 (1.06%) PCI DSS
5 9 (1.06%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.83%) ISO 8583
8 6 (0.71%) FATCA
9 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 49 (5.79%) Oracle RAC
2 47 (5.56%) SRDF
2 47 (5.56%) NFS
3 36 (4.26%) RACF
4 24 (2.84%) ACF2
5 19 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (1.18%) Active Directory
7 9 (1.06%) VMware ESX
8 6 (0.71%) Terminal Services
8 6 (0.71%) vCloud
9 5 (0.59%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.59%) ISA Server
9 5 (0.59%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.35%) vSphere
10 3 (0.35%) Tivoli Directory Server
11 2 (0.24%) Xen
11 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
12 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (2.96%) Tivoli
2 21 (2.48%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 16 (1.89%) CA Endevor
4 13 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
5 12 (1.42%) ServiceCenter
6 9 (1.06%) Control-M
7 8 (0.95%) OpenView
8 5 (0.59%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.59%) OMEGAMON
9 4 (0.47%) Puppet
9 4 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.47%) SCOrch
9 4 (0.47%) CA Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.35%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.24%) Tivoli NetView
11 2 (0.24%) SCOM
12 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 279 (32.98%) IBM
2 215 (25.41%) Oracle
3 74 (8.75%) Cisco
4 70 (8.27%) Intel
5 69 (8.16%) HP
5 69 (8.16%) EMC
6 67 (7.92%) Microsoft
7 48 (5.67%) Sybase
8 47 (5.56%) NetApp
8 47 (5.56%) TIBCO
8 47 (5.56%) DataSynapse
9 35 (4.14%) Business Objects
10 30 (3.55%) VMware
11 28 (3.31%) Citrix
12 25 (2.96%) SAP
13 24 (2.84%) Pega
14 21 (2.48%) Cognos
14 21 (2.48%) Veritas
14 21 (2.48%) Novell
15 19 (2.25%) Unisys
Glossop, Derbyshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: Yesterday
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Modis
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, Sussex
Disys Technical and Consulting Kft
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Proprius Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £39200 per annum + Bonus, Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000.00 - £550000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
East London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £85,000 to £125,000 per annum bonus & benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ComputaCenter
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £25000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago