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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 519 578 476
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -102
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 388 300 458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.37% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.98% 0.74% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 284 227 334
Average salary £57,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
39758 40327 42565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.85% 39.44% 39.04%
Number of salaries quoted 32355 32066 35999
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 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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 +66 146 £65,000 - 9
North West -3 74 £54,000 +31.70% 6
South East +29 54 £62,500 +4.16% 4
Yorkshire -31 33 £40,000 -15.78% 1
East Midlands +45 24 £44,000 +34.35%
East of England -12 20 £50,000 -4.76% 1
West Midlands -10 15 £33,000 -14.83%
South West -5 13 £70,000 +24.44%
North East -7 5 £36,250 +27.19%
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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.

1 398 (47.78%) Finance
2 291 (34.93%) UNIX
3 273 (32.77%) DB2
4 259 (31.09%) Banking
5 239 (28.69%) IBM
6 197 (23.65%) Windows
7 195 (23.41%) COBOL
8 186 (22.33%) SQL
9 183 (21.97%) CICS
10 177 (21.25%) Java
11 176 (21.13%) Oracle
12 144 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 134 (16.09%) Retail
14 124 (14.89%) JCL
15 123 (14.77%) Middleware
15 123 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
16 112 (13.45%) IBM Mainframe
17 107 (12.85%) J2EE
18 103 (12.36%) Linux
19 101 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
20 99 (11.88%) HP
21 97 (11.64%) Project Management
22 91 (10.92%) QA
23 89 (10.68%) Mentoring
24 87 (10.44%) Risk Analysis
25 78 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
26 77 (9.24%) ITIL
27 76 (9.12%) SQL Server
28 74 (8.88%) ETL
28 74 (8.88%) Web Services

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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
1 183 (21.97%) CICS
2 47 (5.64%) WebSphere
3 44 (5.28%) SAS
4 23 (2.76%) IBM Notes
5 18 (2.16%) MQSeries
6 16 (1.92%) IIS
7 15 (1.80%) Apache
8 14 (1.68%) Tomcat
8 14 (1.68%) OpenStack
9 10 (1.20%) SharePoint
10 5 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.60%) Oracle HTTP Server
11 4 (0.48%) FileNet
11 4 (0.48%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.48%) JBoss
11 4 (0.48%) Documentum
12 2 (0.24%) CMS
12 2 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 42 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 9 (1.08%) SPSS
3 9 (1.08%) MS Office
4 4 (0.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (2.16%) BASE24
2 6 (0.72%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.72%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (0.60%) RMDS
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (0.60%) Oracle General Ledger
4 2 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.24%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.12%) ProductWriter
5 1 (0.12%) Summit
5 1 (0.12%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 11 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.60%) IaaS
3 4 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 62 (7.44%) Internet
2 32 (3.84%) TCP/IP
3 27 (3.24%) ATM
4 26 (3.12%) SAN
5 25 (3.00%) LAN
6 24 (2.88%) SSL
7 20 (2.40%) NAS
8 15 (1.80%) WAN
9 14 (1.68%) Broadband
9 14 (1.68%) Firewall
10 12 (1.44%) Network Security
10 12 (1.44%) IPv6
11 11 (1.32%) HTTP
12 10 (1.20%) Wireless
13 9 (1.08%) VLAN
13 9 (1.08%) Multicast
13 9 (1.08%) FTP
14 8 (0.96%) VPN
15 7 (0.84%) FCoE
16 6 (0.72%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 273 (32.77%) DB2
2 78 (9.36%) Data Warehouse
3 76 (9.12%) SQL Server
4 50 (6.00%) DataStage
4 50 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 41 (4.92%) SQLPlus
6 39 (4.68%) RDBMS
6 39 (4.68%) Oracle Exadata
7 38 (4.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 38 (4.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (4.20%) Oracle ODI
9 19 (2.28%) Adabas
10 15 (1.80%) Oracle Database
11 14 (1.68%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 14 (1.68%) Pentaho
11 14 (1.68%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 11 (1.32%) Hadoop
13 7 (0.84%) NonStop SQL
14 6 (0.72%) Easytrieve
14 6 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 35 (4.20%) Toad
1 35 (4.20%) QuickTest Pro
2 9 (1.08%) ClearCase
2 9 (1.08%) ERwin
3 6 (0.72%) Subversion
4 4 (0.48%) LoadRunner
4 4 (0.48%) Oracle Forms
4 4 (0.48%) Eclipse
4 4 (0.48%) ChangeMan
5 3 (0.36%) JMeter
5 3 (0.36%) Rational Rose
5 3 (0.36%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.36%) Maven
6 2 (0.24%) JIRA
6 2 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.12%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.12%) Selenium
7 1 (0.12%) JUnit
General
1 398 (47.78%) Finance
2 259 (31.09%) Banking
3 134 (16.09%) Retail
4 37 (4.44%) Marketing
5 25 (3.00%) Investment Banking
6 22 (2.64%) Advertising
6 22 (2.64%) Telecoms
7 17 (2.04%) Financial Institution
8 11 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 10 (1.20%) General Ledger
10 9 (1.08%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.08%) Legal
11 8 (0.96%) International Banking
12 7 (0.84%) Billing
13 5 (0.60%) Music Industry
13 5 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
15 3 (0.36%) French Language
15 3 (0.36%) German Language
16 2 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 177 (21.25%) Architect
2 111 (13.33%) Designer
3 98 (11.76%) Analyst
4 81 (9.72%) Developer
5 79 (9.48%) Consultant
6 73 (8.76%) Solutions Architect
7 45 (5.40%) Infrastructure Architect
8 42 (5.04%) Test Manager
9 37 (4.44%) Solutions Designer
10 35 (4.20%) Technical Specialist
11 32 (3.84%) Infrastructure Designer
12 31 (3.72%) Applications Architect
13 26 (3.12%) Programmer
13 26 (3.12%) DBA
14 25 (3.00%) Administrator
15 23 (2.76%) Infrastructure Manager
16 19 (2.28%) DB2 DBA
16 19 (2.28%) Mainframe Developer
16 19 (2.28%) Test Analyst
16 19 (2.28%) Mainframe Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (14.77%) Middleware
2 107 (12.85%) J2EE
3 74 (8.88%) Web Services
4 73 (8.76%) XML
5 62 (7.44%) ISPF
6 61 (7.32%) .NET
7 23 (2.76%) XSD
8 21 (2.52%) HTML
9 20 (2.40%) WebSphere MQ
9 20 (2.40%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 18 (2.16%) XSLT
11 16 (1.92%) ASP.NET
11 16 (1.92%) JMS
12 10 (1.20%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.96%) CSS
13 8 (0.96%) SOAP
14 7 (0.84%) JDBC
14 7 (0.84%) JSP
15 6 (0.72%) WSDL
15 6 (0.72%) JNDI
Miscellaneous
1 112 (13.45%) IBM Mainframe
2 101 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 54 (6.48%) Tandem
4 48 (5.76%) Client/Server
5 30 (3.60%) Management Information System
6 28 (3.36%) VSAM
7 19 (2.28%) Clustering
8 18 (2.16%) Cryptography
9 16 (1.92%) Online Banking
9 16 (1.92%) CMDB
10 15 (1.80%) EMV
11 13 (1.56%) SWIFT
11 13 (1.56%) User Experience
12 12 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (1.32%) Open Source
14 9 (1.08%) PMI
15 8 (0.96%) Data Integration
15 8 (0.96%) Credit Risk
16 7 (0.84%) Mathematics
16 7 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 291 (34.93%) UNIX
2 197 (23.65%) Windows
3 103 (12.36%) Linux
4 68 (8.16%) zOS
5 38 (4.56%) AIX
6 28 (3.36%) MVS
7 24 (2.88%) Solaris
8 14 (1.68%) Windows XP
8 14 (1.68%) Windows 7
9 13 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 11 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
11 5 (0.60%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.60%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (0.36%) OS/390
13 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.24%) VME
14 1 (0.12%) CentOS
14 1 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (17.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 123 (14.77%) Agile Software Development
3 97 (11.64%) Project Management
4 89 (10.68%) Mentoring
5 87 (10.44%) Risk Analysis
6 77 (9.24%) ITIL
7 74 (8.88%) ETL
8 73 (8.76%) Waterfall
9 71 (8.52%) Business Intelligence
10 70 (8.40%) Change Management
10 70 (8.40%) Migration
11 59 (7.08%) UML
12 53 (6.36%) SOA
13 50 (6.00%) Service Delivery
14 45 (5.40%) Test Strategy
14 45 (5.40%) Problem Management
15 44 (5.28%) Validation
15 44 (5.28%) TOGAF
16 43 (5.16%) Coaching
17 42 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 195 (23.41%) COBOL
2 186 (22.33%) SQL
3 177 (21.25%) Java
4 124 (14.89%) JCL
5 44 (5.28%) C#
6 43 (5.16%) PL/SQL
7 39 (4.68%) JavaScript
7 39 (4.68%) REXX
8 30 (3.60%) Assembly Language
9 25 (3.00%) Perl
10 24 (2.88%) C++
11 20 (2.40%) PL/1
12 18 (2.16%) PowerShell
13 14 (1.68%) R
14 13 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.44%) VBA
16 9 (1.08%) XPath
16 9 (1.08%) NATURAL
16 9 (1.08%) C
17 6 (0.72%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 74 (8.88%) Degree
2 21 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 16 (1.92%) SC Cleared
4 14 (1.68%) ISEB
5 13 (1.56%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 9 (1.08%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.60%) CSQA
7 5 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.60%) MBA
7 5 (0.60%) MCSE
8 4 (0.48%) CCNP
8 4 (0.48%) CCNA
8 4 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.48%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.36%) CBAP
9 3 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.24%) CISSP
11 1 (0.12%) CISA
11 1 (0.12%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (10.92%) QA
2 43 (5.16%) SLA
3 14 (1.68%) ISO 8583
4 8 (0.96%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.12%) COBIT
6 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 33 (3.96%) RACF
2 24 (2.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.56%) ACF2
4 10 (1.20%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.08%) Active Directory
5 9 (1.08%) vCloud
6 7 (0.84%) NFS
6 7 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (0.72%) Oracle RAC
7 6 (0.72%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.72%) Terminal Services
7 6 (0.72%) ISA Server
8 5 (0.60%) SRDF
9 2 (0.24%) vSphere
9 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (4.08%) CA Endevor
2 24 (2.88%) OMEGAMON
3 19 (2.28%) ServiceCenter
4 13 (1.56%) OpenView
5 11 (1.32%) Tivoli
6 7 (0.84%) SCOM
6 7 (0.84%) Control-M
7 6 (0.72%) Tivoli NetView
7 6 (0.72%) MOM
7 6 (0.72%) Unicenter
7 6 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
8 5 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.60%) BladeLogic
8 5 (0.60%) Puppet
8 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 4 (0.48%) CA SiteMinder
9 4 (0.48%) BMC PATROL
9 4 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (0.48%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.36%) CA LISA
Vendors
1 239 (28.69%) IBM
2 176 (21.13%) Oracle
3 99 (11.88%) HP
4 58 (6.96%) Microsoft
5 54 (6.48%) Cognos
6 49 (5.88%) Business Objects
7 45 (5.40%) VMware
8 37 (4.44%) BMC
9 34 (4.08%) Intel
10 29 (3.48%) SAP
11 23 (2.76%) CA
11 23 (2.76%) Lotus
11 23 (2.76%) InterSystems
12 22 (2.64%) Teradata
13 19 (2.28%) Sun
14 15 (1.80%) VocaLink
15 14 (1.68%) Remedy
15 14 (1.68%) NCR
16 13 (1.56%) Citrix
16 13 (1.56%) Unisys
Bracknell
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + competitive Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £41990 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
HFG
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
City, London
Santander
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago