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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 681 610 573
Rank change year-on-year
-71 -37
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 198 348 437
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.22% 0.34% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.54% 0.80% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 143 235 298
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £38,580 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £67,975
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
36765 43470 43070
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.13% 42.59% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30259 35357 33939
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in England

Mainframe
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the England region over the 3 months to 29 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 78 £63,000 +9.56% 5
South East +40 49 £57,750 +10.00% 6
North West -16 21 £49,750 +4.73% 3
East Midlands -17 16 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Yorkshire +21 12 £43,500 +8.75% 1
East of England +12 11 £62,500 +56.25%
South West -20 8 £21,264 -54.14% 1
North East +8 2 £35,000 - 3
West Midlands -21 1 - -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 198 (45.94%) Finance
2 133 (30.86%) COBOL
3 131 (30.39%) IBM
4 129 (29.93%) DB2
5 126 (29.23%) Java
6 125 (29.00%) SQL
7 119 (27.61%) Unix
8 98 (22.74%) Windows
9 94 (21.81%) JCL
10 91 (21.11%) SDLC
11 85 (19.72%) Oracle
12 84 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
13 81 (18.79%) Degree
14 74 (17.17%) CICS
15 72 (16.71%) IBM Mainframe
16 67 (15.55%) Microsoft
17 63 (14.62%) ITIL
18 60 (13.92%) Banking
19 58 (13.46%) Linux
20 53 (12.30%) QA
21 52 (12.06%) HTML
22 51 (11.83%) XML
23 48 (11.14%) VSAM
24 45 (10.44%) Computer Science
25 44 (10.21%) Enterprise Software
26 40 (9.28%) IIS
26 40 (9.28%) Web Services
27 38 (8.82%) MS Office
27 38 (8.82%) SQL Server
27 38 (8.82%) zOS

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 74 (17.17%) CICS
2 40 (9.28%) IIS
3 18 (4.18%) WebSphere
4 14 (3.25%) SAS
5 11 (2.55%) WebSphere Application Server
6 10 (2.32%) MQSeries
7 4 (0.93%) JBoss
7 4 (0.93%) Jetty
7 4 (0.93%) PegaRULES
7 4 (0.93%) StreamWeaver
7 4 (0.93%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.93%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.46%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.46%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.46%) Mule
8 2 (0.46%) Mule ESB
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle Service Bus
8 2 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.46%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.23%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 38 (8.82%) MS Office
2 27 (6.26%) MS Excel
3 8 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (1.16%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.94%) VisionPLUS
2 4 (0.93%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.70%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.48%) SaaS
2 10 (2.32%) GitHub
3 2 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.46%) Force.com
3 2 (0.46%) IaaS
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.18%) SAN
2 17 (3.94%) LAN
3 15 (3.48%) Firewall
4 14 (3.25%) WAN
5 13 (3.02%) HTTP
6 12 (2.78%) TCP/IP
7 11 (2.55%) NAS
7 11 (2.55%) Network Security
8 10 (2.32%) Internet
9 9 (2.09%) DNS
10 8 (1.86%) VPN
11 7 (1.62%) ATM
11 7 (1.62%) FTP
11 7 (1.62%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (1.62%) MPLS
12 3 (0.70%) SMTP
13 2 (0.46%) HTTPS
13 2 (0.46%) SNA
13 2 (0.46%) Wireless
13 2 (0.46%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (29.93%) DB2
2 38 (8.82%) SQL Server
3 17 (3.94%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (2.09%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.62%) DataStage
6 7 (1.62%) Oracle Database
6 7 (1.62%) SAS EBI
7 6 (1.39%) Data Mining
7 6 (1.39%) MS Access
8 5 (1.16%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (0.93%) Easytrieve
9 4 (0.93%) MySQL
10 3 (0.70%) Apache Hive
11 2 (0.46%) Adabas
11 2 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.23%) GIS
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (4.87%) JIRA
2 18 (4.18%) Jenkins
3 13 (3.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (2.32%) JMeter
4 10 (2.32%) LoadRunner
5 8 (1.86%) JUnit
6 6 (1.39%) Eclipse
6 6 (1.39%) Selenium
6 6 (1.39%) Selenium IDE
6 6 (1.39%) WebDriver
7 5 (1.16%) Maven
8 4 (0.93%) Fiddler
8 4 (0.93%) Firebug
8 4 (0.93%) The Grinder
8 4 (0.93%) Toad
8 4 (0.93%) XPEDITER
9 3 (0.70%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (0.70%) Subversion
10 2 (0.46%) SpecFlow
General
1 198 (45.94%) Finance
2 60 (13.92%) Banking
3 37 (8.58%) Retail
4 28 (6.50%) Financial Institution
5 12 (2.78%) Advertising
5 12 (2.78%) Back Office
6 10 (2.32%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.86%) Retail Banking
8 7 (1.62%) Spanish Language
9 6 (1.39%) Front Office
9 6 (1.39%) Manufacturing
10 4 (0.93%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.93%) Marketing
11 2 (0.46%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.46%) Legal
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 83 (19.26%) Developer
2 67 (15.55%) Analyst
3 47 (10.90%) Architect
4 36 (8.35%) Java Developer
5 35 (8.12%) COBOL Developer
6 30 (6.96%) DB2 Developer
7 24 (5.57%) Mainframe Developer
7 24 (5.57%) Systems Analyst
8 21 (4.87%) Business Systems Analyst
8 21 (4.87%) Team Leader
9 19 (4.41%) Solutions Architect
9 19 (4.41%) Technical Leader
10 17 (3.94%) Consultant
10 17 (3.94%) Test Manager
11 16 (3.71%) Banking Analyst
12 15 (3.48%) IT Manager
12 15 (3.48%) SQL Analyst
13 14 (3.25%) Computer Operator
13 14 (3.25%) Trainee Computer Operator
13 14 (3.25%) Trainee Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (12.06%) HTML
2 51 (11.83%) XML
3 40 (9.28%) Web Services
4 32 (7.42%) .NET
5 26 (6.03%) Spring
6 24 (5.57%) ASP.NET
6 24 (5.57%) JSP
7 22 (5.10%) Middleware
8 20 (4.64%) XSL
9 15 (3.48%) J2EE
10 9 (2.09%) AngularJS
10 9 (2.09%) Hibernate
10 9 (2.09%) HTML5
10 9 (2.09%) JMS
10 9 (2.09%) REST
10 9 (2.09%) SOAP
11 8 (1.86%) Servlets
12 7 (1.62%) EJB
12 7 (1.62%) Java RMI
12 7 (1.62%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.71%) IBM Mainframe
2 48 (11.14%) VSAM
3 45 (10.44%) Computer Science
4 44 (10.21%) Enterprise Software
5 32 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
6 31 (7.19%) Data Centre
7 21 (4.87%) Management Information System
8 12 (2.78%) Client/Server
9 11 (2.55%) iSeries
10 10 (2.32%) Mathematics
11 9 (2.09%) Credit Risk
11 9 (2.09%) Data Structures
11 9 (2.09%) DataPower
12 8 (1.86%) Online Banking
12 8 (1.86%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.86%) Statistics
13 7 (1.62%) Reference Data
14 6 (1.39%) Clustering
14 6 (1.39%) Replication
14 6 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 119 (27.61%) Unix
2 98 (22.74%) Windows
3 58 (13.46%) Linux
4 38 (8.82%) zOS
5 30 (6.96%) AIX
6 22 (5.10%) MVS
7 19 (4.41%) Windows Server
8 12 (2.78%) Solaris
9 11 (2.55%) OS/390
10 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (1.62%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (1.39%) Android
11 6 (1.39%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.23%) HPUX
12 1 (0.23%) OS/2
12 1 (0.23%) VME
12 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (21.11%) SDLC
2 84 (19.49%) Agile Software Development
3 63 (14.62%) ITIL
4 35 (8.12%) Waterfall
5 34 (7.89%) SOA
6 32 (7.42%) Risk Management
6 32 (7.42%) Service Management
7 30 (6.96%) Software Engineering
7 30 (6.96%) TOGAF
8 28 (6.50%) RAD
9 27 (6.26%) Change Management
9 27 (6.26%) Mentoring
10 26 (6.03%) TDD
11 25 (5.80%) MVC
11 25 (5.80%) Test Scripting
12 24 (5.57%) Information Security
12 24 (5.57%) Project Management
12 24 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
13 22 (5.10%) Capacity Planning
14 21 (4.87%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (30.86%) COBOL
2 126 (29.23%) Java
3 125 (29.00%) SQL
4 94 (21.81%) JCL
5 33 (7.66%) JavaScript
6 23 (5.34%) VB
7 21 (4.87%) C
7 21 (4.87%) C#
7 21 (4.87%) REXX
8 13 (3.02%) CLIST
9 11 (2.55%) Python
10 4 (0.93%) Assembly Language
10 4 (0.93%) Perl
10 4 (0.93%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.46%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.46%) C++
11 2 (0.46%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.46%) VBA
12 1 (0.23%) PHP
12 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 81 (18.79%) Degree
2 19 (4.41%) ISTQB
3 15 (3.48%) ISEB
4 8 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (1.62%) SC Cleared
5 7 (1.62%) Security Cleared
6 6 (1.39%) CISM
6 6 (1.39%) CISSP
6 6 (1.39%) SAS Certification
7 4 (0.93%) PhD
8 2 (0.46%) CBAP
8 2 (0.46%) CCNA
8 2 (0.46%) CISA
8 2 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.23%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.23%) MCP
9 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (12.30%) QA
2 13 (3.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.09%) COBIT
4 8 (1.86%) SLA
5 7 (1.62%) PMBOK
6 5 (1.16%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.46%) ISO 8583
7 2 (0.46%) ISO20022
7 2 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (2.32%) Time Sharing Option
3 7 (1.62%) XenApp
3 7 (1.62%) XenDesktop
4 6 (1.39%) RACF
5 5 (1.16%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.93%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.70%) ACF2
8 2 (0.46%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (0.23%) HDFS
9 1 (0.23%) NFS
9 1 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.23%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 15 (3.48%) SCCM
2 12 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (1.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (1.39%) Puppet
5 4 (0.93%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (0.93%) Tivoli
6 3 (0.70%) CA Endevor
7 2 (0.46%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (0.46%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.46%) Control-M
7 2 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.23%) Oozie
8 1 (0.23%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 131 (30.39%) IBM
2 85 (19.72%) Oracle
3 67 (15.55%) Microsoft
4 36 (8.35%) Cognizant
5 20 (4.64%) VMware
6 19 (4.41%) Ab Initio
7 18 (4.18%) HP
7 18 (4.18%) Redback
8 14 (3.25%) Citrix
8 14 (3.25%) Salesforce.com
9 12 (2.78%) CA
9 12 (2.78%) webMethods
10 10 (2.32%) Cisco
10 10 (2.32%) TSYS
11 9 (2.09%) Software AG
12 8 (1.86%) Informatica
13 7 (1.62%) Sybase
14 6 (1.39%) Cognos
14 6 (1.39%) Red Hat
15 5 (1.16%) BMC
Croydon, Surrey
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary , variable , benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £63000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Easton Haines Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 - 80,000k + 8-11% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
2i Resourcing
Salary: Competitive base salary + attractive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Experian
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus health, life, pension, bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
LV
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000,000 per annum Competitive Salary - Excellent
Posted: 21 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Quadratek People Limited
Salary: Unspecified Excellent salary plus bonus plus extensive benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum includes Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago