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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 472 515 458
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -57
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 453 380 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.34% 1.11% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 309 321 351
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% +12.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £29,655 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £95,000 £76,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
33738 34138 37765
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.31% 33.43% 33.62%
Number of salaries quoted 26723 27748 32126
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +48 152 £60,000 -11.11% 18
South East +14 89 £57,500 -4.16% 4
North West -24 85 £52,500 +12.90% 12
West Midlands +11 27 £33,000 +10.00% 3
South West +11 26 £45,000 -5.26%
East Midlands -26 23 £38,900 +11.14%
Yorkshire -49 19 £37,500 - 13
East of England 0 17 £52,500 -30.00% 5
North East -1 9 £42,500 +49.12% 2
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 292 (35.96%) Finance
2 243 (29.93%) DB2
3 221 (27.22%) UNIX
3 221 (27.22%) IBM
4 208 (25.62%) Oracle
4 208 (25.62%) Banking
5 161 (19.83%) Java
6 158 (19.46%) Windows
7 150 (18.47%) SQL
8 129 (15.89%) CICS
9 121 (14.90%) ITIL
10 111 (13.67%) COBOL
10 111 (13.67%) IBM Mainframe
11 101 (12.44%) zOS
11 101 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 96 (11.82%) Retail
13 95 (11.70%) Linux
14 81 (9.98%) SQL Server
14 81 (9.98%) HP
15 79 (9.73%) Web Services
16 77 (9.48%) Change Management
17 76 (9.36%) UML
18 73 (8.99%) Project Management
19 69 (8.50%) JCL
20 68 (8.37%) SOA
20 68 (8.37%) Degree
21 67 (8.25%) Microsoft
22 63 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
22 63 (7.76%) QA
23 61 (7.51%) XML

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
1 129 (15.89%) CICS
2 39 (4.80%) WebSphere
3 28 (3.45%) Tomcat
4 26 (3.20%) SAS
5 19 (2.34%) Apache
6 18 (2.22%) GlassFish
7 12 (1.48%) IBM Notes
8 11 (1.35%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.23%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.11%) MQSeries
11 7 (0.86%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.62%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.49%) CMS
13 4 (0.49%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.37%) Mule
15 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.25%) FileNet
15 2 (0.25%) NetWeaver
15 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 51 (6.28%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.85%) MS Office
3 12 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.99%) SPSS
5 5 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 16 (1.97%) BASE24
2 7 (0.86%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (0.62%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Financials
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle General Ledger
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Payables
4 4 (0.49%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (0.37%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.12%) INSURE/90
7 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.12%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.86%) SaaS
3 3 (0.37%) PaaS
4 2 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (4.93%) LAN
2 23 (2.83%) IPv6
2 23 (2.83%) Network Security
3 22 (2.71%) Internet
4 21 (2.59%) Firewall
5 17 (2.09%) 3G
5 17 (2.09%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.72%) WAN
6 14 (1.72%) Broadband
7 13 (1.60%) SSL
8 11 (1.35%) FTP
9 9 (1.11%) DNS
10 8 (0.99%) SAN
10 8 (0.99%) VLAN
10 8 (0.99%) NAS
11 7 (0.86%) HTTP
12 6 (0.74%) LDAP
13 5 (0.62%) VPN
14 4 (0.49%) RTP
14 4 (0.49%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 243 (29.93%) DB2
2 81 (9.98%) SQL Server
3 51 (6.28%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (6.03%) Relational Database
5 46 (5.67%) Oracle Database
6 38 (4.68%) Oracle ODI
7 34 (4.19%) RDBMS
8 26 (3.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 25 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 24 (2.96%) DataStage
10 24 (2.96%) SQLPlus
11 22 (2.71%) Oracle Exadata
12 17 (2.09%) BODI
13 14 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (1.48%) Adabas
15 9 (1.11%) NonStop SQL
16 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
16 7 (0.86%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.62%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 29 (3.57%) ERwin
2 22 (2.71%) QuickTest Pro
3 21 (2.59%) Toad
4 11 (1.35%) Subversion
5 7 (0.86%) ChangeMan
6 5 (0.62%) Git (software)
6 5 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.62%) Jenkins
6 5 (0.62%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.49%) Ant
7 4 (0.49%) Hudson
7 4 (0.49%) Maven
8 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.37%) JUnit
9 2 (0.25%) ClearCase
9 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.25%) ClearQuest
9 2 (0.25%) JIRA
General
1 292 (35.96%) Finance
2 208 (25.62%) Banking
3 96 (11.82%) Retail
4 38 (4.68%) Marketing
5 37 (4.56%) Telecoms
6 28 (3.45%) Advertising
7 18 (2.22%) Back Office
8 16 (1.97%) Investment Banking
9 14 (1.72%) Financial Institution
10 10 (1.23%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.74%) Legal
13 5 (0.62%) International Banking
14 4 (0.49%) French Language
14 4 (0.49%) German Language
14 4 (0.49%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.49%) General Ledger
15 3 (0.37%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 187 (23.03%) Analyst
2 144 (17.73%) Architect
3 64 (7.88%) Consultant
4 60 (7.39%) Solutions Architect
4 60 (7.39%) Business Analyst
5 51 (6.28%) Developer
6 42 (5.17%) Test Analyst
6 42 (5.17%) Designer
7 36 (4.43%) Senior Analyst
8 35 (4.31%) Technical Specialist
9 33 (4.06%) Applications Architect
10 30 (3.69%) DBA
11 28 (3.45%) Test Manager
11 28 (3.45%) Administrator
12 26 (3.20%) Support Analyst
12 26 (3.20%) Systems Analyst
12 26 (3.20%) DB2 DBA
13 23 (2.83%) Business Systems Analyst
13 23 (2.83%) Programmer
13 23 (2.83%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.73%) Web Services
2 61 (7.51%) XML
2 61 (7.51%) .NET
2 61 (7.51%) J2EE
3 45 (5.54%) Middleware
4 31 (3.82%) XSLT
5 28 (3.45%) ISPF
6 26 (3.20%) XML Schema
7 21 (2.59%) HTML
8 19 (2.34%) JAXB
8 19 (2.34%) Spring
9 18 (2.22%) CGI
10 17 (2.09%) SOAP
11 16 (1.97%) EJB
11 16 (1.97%) JMX
11 16 (1.97%) JSF
11 16 (1.97%) WebSphere Message Broker
11 16 (1.97%) JAX-WS
12 14 (1.72%) WCF
13 13 (1.60%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 43 (5.30%) Client/Server
3 24 (2.96%) Tandem
4 22 (2.71%) Management Information System
5 21 (2.59%) VSAM
5 21 (2.59%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.97%) Computer Science
7 15 (1.85%) SWIFT
8 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Storage
8 13 (1.60%) Cryptography
8 13 (1.60%) AS400
9 12 (1.48%) Replication
10 9 (1.11%) CESG
11 8 (0.99%) Data Integration
11 8 (0.99%) Grid Computing
12 7 (0.86%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.74%) PKI
13 6 (0.74%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.74%) Equities
13 6 (0.74%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 221 (27.22%) UNIX
2 158 (19.46%) Windows
3 101 (12.44%) zOS
4 95 (11.70%) Linux
5 42 (5.17%) Solaris
6 31 (3.82%) AIX
7 17 (2.09%) MVS
8 14 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 14 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.74%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.62%) HPUX
10 5 (0.62%) Windows XP
11 4 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.25%) OS/390
12 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.25%) CentOS
12 2 (0.25%) VME
12 2 (0.25%) Android
13 1 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (14.90%) ITIL
2 101 (12.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (9.48%) Change Management
4 76 (9.36%) UML
5 73 (8.99%) Project Management
6 68 (8.37%) SOA
7 63 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
8 58 (7.14%) ETL
9 49 (6.03%) Migration
10 48 (5.91%) Data Management
11 47 (5.79%) Waterfall
12 46 (5.67%) Data Modelling
13 39 (4.80%) Service Delivery
13 39 (4.80%) Workflow
14 36 (4.43%) Data Analysis
14 36 (4.43%) CRM
14 36 (4.43%) Portfolio Management
15 35 (4.31%) PRINCE2
15 35 (4.31%) B2B
16 34 (4.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 161 (19.83%) Java
2 150 (18.47%) SQL
3 111 (13.67%) COBOL
4 69 (8.50%) JCL
5 36 (4.43%) C#
6 29 (3.57%) JavaScript
7 25 (3.08%) PL/SQL
8 19 (2.34%) Perl
9 18 (2.22%) REXX
10 14 (1.72%) T-SQL
11 13 (1.60%) C
12 12 (1.48%) PL/1
13 11 (1.35%) Assembly Language
14 10 (1.23%) NATURAL
15 8 (0.99%) C++
16 6 (0.74%) XPath
17 5 (0.62%) Korn
17 5 (0.62%) PowerShell
17 5 (0.62%) Shell Script
18 4 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 68 (8.37%) Degree
2 30 (3.69%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (2.22%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.09%) ISEB
5 12 (1.48%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 8 (0.99%) MBA
7 7 (0.86%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.74%) PMP
8 6 (0.74%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.62%) CCNA
9 5 (0.62%) CSQA
10 4 (0.49%) IIBA
10 4 (0.49%) CBAP
11 3 (0.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.37%) MCP
11 3 (0.37%) CCNP
12 1 (0.12%) CCDA
12 1 (0.12%) OCP
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (7.76%) QA
2 27 (3.33%) Data Quality
3 11 (1.35%) SLA
3 11 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.62%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 45 (5.54%) RACF
2 18 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (1.72%) ACF2
4 11 (1.35%) vCloud
5 8 (0.99%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.49%) NFS
8 3 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.12%) vSphere
10 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.12%) KVM
10 1 (0.12%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 40 (4.93%) Tivoli
2 32 (3.94%) CA Endevor
3 15 (1.85%) OpenSSO
4 12 (1.48%) Control-M
5 8 (0.99%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (0.62%) SCOM
6 5 (0.62%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (0.62%) BMC PATROL
6 5 (0.62%) OpenView
7 4 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
7 4 (0.49%) CA LISA
8 3 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
8 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
10 1 (0.12%) Ansible
10 1 (0.12%) YUM
10 1 (0.12%) Cobbler
Vendors
1 221 (27.22%) IBM
2 208 (25.62%) Oracle
3 81 (9.98%) HP
4 67 (8.25%) Microsoft
5 48 (5.91%) Cognos
6 47 (5.79%) Business Objects
7 28 (3.45%) BMC
8 27 (3.33%) SAP
9 25 (3.08%) VMware
9 25 (3.08%) Teradata
10 23 (2.83%) Siebel
10 23 (2.83%) Unisys
10 23 (2.83%) CA
11 22 (2.71%) Trillium
12 18 (2.22%) Informatica
12 18 (2.22%) Ab Initio
13 17 (2.09%) Sun
14 16 (1.97%) Cognizant
15 15 (1.85%) Intel
15 15 (1.85%) Huawei
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: From £17,500 to £19,500 per annum
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire
ARM Technology
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Havant, Hampshire
SSE
Salary: From £47,127 to £60,239 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Rochdale
Agilisys
Salary: £17500 - £19500
Posted: Yesterday
Folkestone, Kent
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North West
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: On Application + Excellent Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Incentives
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Steria
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Flexible Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
England
Test Direct
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
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Salary: £40 - £50 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: Competitive
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West Midlands
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
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