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

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 472 551 490
Rank change year-on-year
+79 -61
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 461 399 441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.45% 0.36% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.13% 0.89% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 347 264 355
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,665 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
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
40939 44808 41481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.21% 39.99% 40.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32777 35854 33999
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +32 155 £62,500 -10.71% 9
South East -7 71 £55,000 +15.78% 3
East Midlands +58 70 £45,000 +13.92% 6
North West +1 48 £47,500 +13.09% 7
South West -5 39 £43,000 -21.81% 9
West Midlands +12 37 £34,500 -11.53%
Yorkshire +16 31 £45,000 +13.92% 2
East of England +5 11 £51,750 +6.70%
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 380 (41.90%) Finance
2 350 (38.59%) IBM
3 346 (38.15%) DB2
4 245 (27.01%) UNIX
5 242 (26.68%) Java
6 217 (23.93%) COBOL
7 207 (22.82%) Oracle
8 206 (22.71%) SQL
8 206 (22.71%) JCL
9 204 (22.49%) Banking
10 199 (21.94%) CICS
10 199 (21.94%) Windows
11 196 (21.61%) Linux
12 192 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
13 154 (16.98%) WebSphere
14 144 (15.88%) Web Services
15 137 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
16 129 (14.22%) SDLC
17 125 (13.78%) XML
18 124 (13.67%) Solaris
19 118 (13.01%) Middleware
20 116 (12.79%) IBM Mainframe
21 115 (12.68%) Retail
22 112 (12.35%) SQL Server
22 112 (12.35%) HTML
23 109 (12.02%) SAN
24 101 (11.14%) SOA
25 100 (11.03%) .NET
26 97 (10.69%) ISPF
27 94 (10.36%) Cisco

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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
1 199 (21.94%) CICS
2 154 (16.98%) WebSphere
3 84 (9.26%) Apache
4 64 (7.06%) IIS
5 63 (6.95%) Tomcat
6 60 (6.62%) Oracle Coherence
6 60 (6.62%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 47 (5.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 43 (4.74%) MQSeries
9 34 (3.75%) JBoss
10 33 (3.64%) SharePoint
11 29 (3.20%) IBM Notes
12 25 (2.76%) SAS
13 15 (1.65%) FileNet
14 14 (1.54%) Documentum
15 11 (1.21%) StreamWeaver
16 10 (1.10%) Confluence
17 9 (0.99%) Oracle Workflow
18 8 (0.88%) PegaRULES
19 7 (0.77%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 31 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.87%) MS Office
3 19 (2.09%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 60 (6.62%) RMDS
2 9 (0.99%) Exstream
3 5 (0.55%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.55%) Hyperion Enterprise
3 5 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.55%) BASE24
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.22%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 2 (0.22%) VisionPLUS
5 2 (0.22%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.11%) Summit
6 1 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.11%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 29 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
2 11 (1.21%) IaaS
3 3 (0.33%) SaaS
4 2 (0.22%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 109 (12.02%) SAN
2 80 (8.82%) HTTP
3 78 (8.60%) LAN
4 73 (8.05%) WAN
5 62 (6.84%) Multicast
6 60 (6.62%) NAS
6 60 (6.62%) FCoE
6 60 (6.62%) Fibre Channel
7 41 (4.52%) TCP/IP
8 33 (3.64%) Firewall
9 21 (2.32%) Internet
10 20 (2.21%) SMS
11 17 (1.87%) FTP
12 11 (1.21%) ATM
12 11 (1.21%) SSL
13 9 (0.99%) DNS
14 6 (0.66%) VPN
14 6 (0.66%) MPLS
14 6 (0.66%) VLAN
15 4 (0.44%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 346 (38.15%) DB2
2 112 (12.35%) SQL Server
3 62 (6.84%) Hadoop
4 60 (6.62%) HBase
5 26 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (2.65%) Relational Database
7 23 (2.54%) DataStage
8 21 (2.32%) Oracle Database
9 20 (2.21%) Ingres
10 14 (1.54%) Pentaho
10 14 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.32%) MS Access
13 11 (1.21%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (1.10%) Easytrieve
15 9 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 7 (0.77%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.66%) OLTP
17 6 (0.66%) OLAP
17 6 (0.66%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 21 (2.32%) LoadRunner
2 14 (1.54%) Eclipse
3 13 (1.43%) JIRA
4 9 (0.99%) HP UFT
4 9 (0.99%) Hudson
4 9 (0.99%) Jenkins
5 7 (0.77%) Toad
6 5 (0.55%) PROIV
6 5 (0.55%) Subversion
7 4 (0.44%) JUnit
8 3 (0.33%) Visual Studio
8 3 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.33%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.33%) Selenium
8 3 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (0.22%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.22%) Rational Rose
9 2 (0.22%) XPEDITER
9 2 (0.22%) JMeter
9 2 (0.22%) Selenium IDE
General
1 380 (41.90%) Finance
2 204 (22.49%) Banking
3 115 (12.68%) Retail
4 34 (3.75%) Marketing
5 28 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 23 (2.54%) Telecoms
7 22 (2.43%) Legal
8 11 (1.21%) Private Banking
8 11 (1.21%) Investment Banking
9 10 (1.10%) Back Office
10 9 (0.99%) Retail Banking
11 6 (0.66%) Law
12 4 (0.44%) Front Office
13 2 (0.22%) Electronics
13 2 (0.22%) Automotive
13 2 (0.22%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.22%) International Banking
13 2 (0.22%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.11%) French Language
14 1 (0.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 184 (20.29%) Architect
2 118 (13.01%) Analyst
3 81 (8.93%) Developer
4 80 (8.82%) Solutions Architect
5 67 (7.39%) Consultant
6 66 (7.28%) Infrastructure Architect
7 58 (6.39%) Lead Architect
8 55 (6.06%) Technical Specialist
9 42 (4.63%) Technical Architect
10 41 (4.52%) Project Manager
11 39 (4.30%) Mainframe Developer
12 37 (4.08%) Mainframe Operator
13 36 (3.97%) Designer
13 36 (3.97%) Lead Solutions Architect
13 36 (3.97%) Technical Consultant
14 32 (3.53%) Applications Support
15 30 (3.31%) Infrastructure Manager
16 27 (2.98%) Development Manager
16 27 (2.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
17 24 (2.65%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (15.88%) Web Services
2 125 (13.78%) XML
3 118 (13.01%) Middleware
4 112 (12.35%) HTML
5 100 (11.03%) .NET
6 97 (10.69%) ISPF
7 63 (6.95%) XSLT
8 60 (6.62%) Rendezvous
8 60 (6.62%) Ultra Messaging
9 49 (5.40%) J2EE
10 38 (4.19%) WebSphere MQ
11 29 (3.20%) Java EE
12 19 (2.09%) SOAP
13 16 (1.76%) JSON
14 15 (1.65%) WSDL
15 14 (1.54%) Spring
15 14 (1.54%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.21%) JMS
16 11 (1.21%) ODBC
17 10 (1.10%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 137 (15.10%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (12.79%) IBM Mainframe
3 87 (9.59%) Data Centre
4 63 (6.95%) Management Information System
5 47 (5.18%) VSAM
6 43 (4.74%) Computer Science
7 38 (4.19%) AS400
8 34 (3.75%) SWIFT
9 28 (3.09%) Social Media
10 22 (2.43%) Client/Server
11 21 (2.32%) Cryptography
12 18 (1.98%) Credit Risk
13 15 (1.65%) Tandem
14 14 (1.54%) Visualisation
14 14 (1.54%) Data Structures
15 13 (1.43%) BYOD
15 13 (1.43%) PMI
16 12 (1.32%) Data Extraction
16 12 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (1.21%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 245 (27.01%) UNIX
2 199 (21.94%) Windows
3 196 (21.61%) Linux
4 124 (13.67%) Solaris
5 75 (8.27%) zOS
6 70 (7.72%) AIX
7 37 (4.08%) MVS
8 23 (2.54%) VMS
9 20 (2.21%) HPUX
10 11 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (0.99%) Android
11 9 (0.99%) Apple iOS
12 7 (0.77%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.77%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.55%) Windows XP
14 4 (0.44%) VME
15 3 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.22%) OS/390
17 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (21.17%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (14.22%) SDLC
3 101 (11.14%) SOA
4 80 (8.82%) ITIL
5 78 (8.60%) Performance Tuning
5 78 (8.60%) Mentoring
6 73 (8.05%) Change Management
7 70 (7.72%) Incident Management
8 63 (6.95%) Service Management
9 60 (6.62%) Benchmarking
10 57 (6.28%) Risk Management
11 52 (5.73%) Project Management
12 48 (5.29%) ETL
13 44 (4.85%) Waterfall
14 43 (4.74%) Continuous Improvement
15 42 (4.63%) Stakeholder Management
16 37 (4.08%) Business Intelligence
17 35 (3.86%) Unit Testing
17 35 (3.86%) Time Management
17 35 (3.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 242 (26.68%) Java
2 217 (23.93%) COBOL
3 206 (22.71%) SQL
3 206 (22.71%) JCL
4 92 (10.14%) JavaScript
5 55 (6.06%) Perl
6 34 (3.75%) C
7 33 (3.64%) REXX
8 32 (3.53%) C#
9 31 (3.42%) Assembly Language
10 25 (2.76%) VB
11 24 (2.65%) PL/1
12 20 (2.21%) C++
13 16 (1.76%) LINC
14 14 (1.54%) PL/SQL
15 13 (1.43%) VB.NET
15 13 (1.43%) Python
16 10 (1.10%) Ruby
16 10 (1.10%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.10%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 87 (9.59%) Degree
2 18 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (1.87%) PMI Certification
3 17 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 11 (1.21%) SC Cleared
4 11 (1.21%) ISEB
5 9 (0.99%) CISA
5 9 (0.99%) CISM
6 6 (0.66%) HNC
7 4 (0.44%) MCP
7 4 (0.44%) PMP
7 4 (0.44%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.33%) CISSP
9 2 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (0.22%) CCNA
9 2 (0.22%) MCSE
9 2 (0.22%) QiCA
9 2 (0.22%) CBAP
10 1 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (8.60%) QA
2 66 (7.28%) SLA
3 17 (1.87%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 10 (1.10%) COBIT
6 9 (0.99%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.66%) FATCA
7 6 (0.66%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.55%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 63 (6.95%) SRDF
2 60 (6.62%) NFS
2 60 (6.62%) Oracle RAC
3 43 (4.74%) RACF
4 21 (2.32%) ACF2
5 16 (1.76%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 13 (1.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (1.21%) Active Directory
8 7 (0.77%) XenApp
9 6 (0.66%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.22%) VMware ESX
10 2 (0.22%) Xen
11 1 (0.11%) Hyper-V
11 1 (0.11%) vSphere
11 1 (0.11%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 51 (5.62%) Tivoli
2 30 (3.31%) CA Endevor
3 20 (2.21%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 15 (1.65%) OpenView
4 15 (1.65%) ServiceCenter
5 14 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
6 9 (0.99%) Puppet
6 9 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.99%) Control-M
7 8 (0.88%) Backup Exec
8 7 (0.77%) SCCM
9 5 (0.55%) OMEGAMON
10 1 (0.11%) Nagios
10 1 (0.11%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 350 (38.59%) IBM
2 207 (22.82%) Oracle
3 94 (10.36%) Cisco
4 91 (10.03%) Intel
5 84 (9.26%) EMC
6 64 (7.06%) HP
6 64 (7.06%) Microsoft
7 61 (6.73%) Sybase
8 60 (6.62%) NetApp
8 60 (6.62%) TIBCO
8 60 (6.62%) DataSynapse
9 37 (4.08%) Citrix
10 34 (3.75%) Business Objects
11 29 (3.20%) Lotus
11 29 (3.20%) VMware
12 26 (2.87%) Unisys
13 21 (2.32%) Pega
14 20 (2.21%) SAP
14 20 (2.21%) Novell
14 20 (2.21%) Veritas
Manchester, Lancashire
Ifftner Solutions
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £48861 - £62434 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 43k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £40721 - £52032 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £78000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Great benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Nissan
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 27 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 27 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 27 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 27 days ago