The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 476 495 473
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -22
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 458 397 478
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.39% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.18% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 315 321 377
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +7.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,905 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £92,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,000 £43,125
% change year-on-year
-1.04% +11.30%
Miscellaneous Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
34783 33702 37066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.76% 33.09% 33.31%
Number of salaries quoted 27858 27502 31626
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 0 163 £60,000 -7.69% 13
South East -4 90 £57,500 -4.16% 3
North West -31 73 £50,000 +5.26% 11
South West +17 33 £51,500 +8.42% 2
East Midlands -19 23 £39,000 +11.42% 3
Yorkshire -35 23 £37,500 +31.57% 3
West Midlands 0 21 £39,000 -2.50%
East of England +4 19 £52,500 -49.51% 5
North East +2 7 £29,000 +1.75% 1
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 284 (35.68%) Finance
2 228 (28.64%) IBM
3 219 (27.51%) DB2
4 210 (26.38%) UNIX
5 203 (25.50%) Oracle
6 199 (25.00%) Banking
7 156 (19.60%) Java
8 153 (19.22%) SQL
9 150 (18.84%) Windows
10 118 (14.82%) IBM Mainframe
11 115 (14.45%) ITIL
12 113 (14.20%) CICS
13 104 (13.07%) Linux
14 103 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
15 101 (12.69%) COBOL
15 101 (12.69%) zOS
16 92 (11.56%) Retail
17 79 (9.92%) SQL Server
17 79 (9.92%) Web Services
18 72 (9.05%) Change Management
19 71 (8.92%) SOA
19 71 (8.92%) HP
20 69 (8.67%) UML
21 68 (8.54%) Degree
22 66 (8.29%) .NET
23 64 (8.04%) Microsoft
24 63 (7.91%) JCL
25 59 (7.41%) XML
26 58 (7.29%) Project Management
27 57 (7.16%) ETL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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
1 113 (14.20%) CICS
2 50 (6.28%) WebSphere
3 27 (3.39%) Tomcat
4 25 (3.14%) Apache
5 23 (2.89%) SAS
6 19 (2.39%) GlassFish
7 18 (2.26%) WebSphere Application Server
8 14 (1.76%) MQSeries
9 10 (1.26%) IBM Notes
10 9 (1.13%) nginx
10 9 (1.13%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.13%) uWSGI
11 7 (0.88%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.50%) CMS
13 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.38%) Mule
14 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Portal
14 3 (0.38%) WebSphere Process Server
14 3 (0.38%) FileNet
Applications
1 53 (6.66%) MS Excel
2 17 (2.14%) MS Office
3 13 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.88%) SPSS
5 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.38%) PrintSoft PReS
7 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.76%) BASE24
2 7 (0.88%) Oracle BPM
3 6 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.63%) Oracle Retail
5 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (0.13%) INSURE/90
6 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) RMDS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 13 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.88%) SaaS
3 3 (0.38%) PaaS
4 2 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (4.65%) LAN
2 19 (2.39%) Internet
3 18 (2.26%) IPv6
3 18 (2.26%) Network Security
4 17 (2.14%) 3G
5 16 (2.01%) Firewall
6 15 (1.88%) HTTP
6 15 (1.88%) TCP/IP
7 14 (1.76%) WAN
8 11 (1.38%) FTP
8 11 (1.38%) SSL
9 9 (1.13%) Broadband
9 9 (1.13%) DNS
10 8 (1.01%) VLAN
11 7 (0.88%) NAS
11 7 (0.88%) SAN
12 6 (0.75%) LDAP
12 6 (0.75%) ATM
13 5 (0.63%) HTTPS
14 4 (0.50%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 219 (27.51%) DB2
2 79 (9.92%) SQL Server
3 48 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
4 46 (5.78%) Relational Database
5 44 (5.53%) Oracle Database
6 35 (4.40%) Oracle ODI
7 31 (3.89%) RDBMS
8 26 (3.27%) Oracle Database 11g
9 23 (2.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 23 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 23 (2.89%) DataStage
10 19 (2.39%) BODI
11 18 (2.26%) SQLPlus
12 17 (2.14%) Oracle Exadata
13 16 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
14 12 (1.51%) Adabas
15 11 (1.38%) MySQL
16 9 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
17 8 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
17 8 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (3.39%) ERwin
2 20 (2.51%) QuickTest Pro
3 18 (2.26%) Toad
4 13 (1.63%) Git (software)
5 12 (1.51%) Subversion
6 6 (0.75%) Maven
6 6 (0.75%) ChangeMan
7 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (0.63%) Ant
8 4 (0.50%) Eclipse
8 4 (0.50%) LoadRunner
8 4 (0.50%) Hudson
9 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 3 (0.38%) JIRA
9 3 (0.38%) JUnit
10 2 (0.25%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.25%) ClearQuest
11 1 (0.13%) XMLSpy
11 1 (0.13%) PhoneGap
General
1 284 (35.68%) Finance
2 199 (25.00%) Banking
3 92 (11.56%) Retail
4 36 (4.52%) Marketing
5 31 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 26 (3.27%) Advertising
7 18 (2.26%) Investment Banking
8 16 (2.01%) Financial Institution
8 16 (2.01%) Back Office
9 11 (1.38%) Manufacturing
10 9 (1.13%) International Banking
11 7 (0.88%) Legal
12 5 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
13 4 (0.50%) French Language
13 4 (0.50%) German Language
13 4 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
14 3 (0.38%) Electronics
15 2 (0.25%) Front Office
15 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 189 (23.74%) Analyst
2 139 (17.46%) Architect
3 60 (7.54%) Consultant
3 60 (7.54%) Solutions Architect
4 58 (7.29%) Business Analyst
5 50 (6.28%) Developer
6 42 (5.28%) Test Analyst
7 41 (5.15%) Senior Analyst
8 38 (4.77%) DBA
9 35 (4.40%) Technical Specialist
10 34 (4.27%) Administrator
11 30 (3.77%) DB2 DBA
12 27 (3.39%) Designer
12 27 (3.39%) Test Manager
13 26 (3.27%) Applications Architect
14 25 (3.14%) Programmer
15 23 (2.89%) Systems Analyst
16 22 (2.76%) Support Analyst
17 21 (2.64%) Business Systems Analyst
18 20 (2.51%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.92%) Web Services
2 66 (8.29%) .NET
3 59 (7.41%) XML
4 47 (5.90%) J2EE
5 31 (3.89%) HTML
5 31 (3.89%) Middleware
6 30 (3.77%) XSLT
7 28 (3.52%) XML Schema
8 21 (2.64%) JAXB
8 21 (2.64%) CSS
9 19 (2.39%) Spring
10 18 (2.26%) JSF
10 18 (2.26%) ISPF
10 18 (2.26%) JMX
10 18 (2.26%) CGI
10 18 (2.26%) EJB
10 18 (2.26%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 18 (2.26%) JAX-WS
11 17 (2.14%) SOAP
12 15 (1.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 118 (14.82%) IBM Mainframe
2 40 (5.03%) Client/Server
3 25 (3.14%) Tandem
4 21 (2.64%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.39%) VSAM
5 19 (2.39%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.26%) SWIFT
7 16 (2.01%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.63%) Cryptography
8 13 (1.63%) AS400
8 13 (1.63%) Enterprise Storage
9 10 (1.26%) Replication
10 9 (1.13%) CESG
11 8 (1.01%) Grid Computing
12 7 (0.88%) PKI
12 7 (0.88%) Data Integration
13 6 (0.75%) Clustering
13 6 (0.75%) Equities
13 6 (0.75%) BBC
13 6 (0.75%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 210 (26.38%) UNIX
2 150 (18.84%) Windows
3 104 (13.07%) Linux
4 101 (12.69%) zOS
5 45 (5.65%) Solaris
6 35 (4.40%) AIX
7 13 (1.63%) MVS
7 13 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.75%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.63%) HPUX
9 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.25%) OS/390
11 2 (0.25%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.25%) CentOS
11 2 (0.25%) VME
11 2 (0.25%) Android
12 1 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (14.45%) ITIL
2 103 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
3 72 (9.05%) Change Management
4 71 (8.92%) SOA
5 69 (8.67%) UML
6 58 (7.29%) Project Management
7 57 (7.16%) ETL
8 54 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
9 47 (5.90%) Data Management
10 43 (5.40%) Data Modelling
11 41 (5.15%) Waterfall
12 39 (4.90%) Test Scripting
13 38 (4.77%) Migration
14 37 (4.65%) Workflow
14 37 (4.65%) Data Analysis
14 37 (4.65%) CRM
14 37 (4.65%) Service Management
14 37 (4.65%) Portfolio Management
15 34 (4.27%) Service Delivery
15 34 (4.27%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 156 (19.60%) Java
2 153 (19.22%) SQL
3 101 (12.69%) COBOL
4 63 (7.91%) JCL
5 36 (4.52%) C#
6 27 (3.39%) JavaScript
7 19 (2.39%) PL/SQL
8 18 (2.26%) T-SQL
9 16 (2.01%) Perl
9 16 (2.01%) REXX
10 12 (1.51%) PL/1
10 12 (1.51%) Python
10 12 (1.51%) C
10 12 (1.51%) Ruby
11 11 (1.38%) Assembly Language
12 10 (1.26%) NATURAL
13 8 (1.01%) C++
14 6 (0.75%) Shell Script
15 5 (0.63%) VB
15 5 (0.63%) Korn
Qualifications
1 68 (8.54%) Degree
2 31 (3.89%) ITIL Certification
3 19 (2.39%) ISEB
4 18 (2.26%) Security Cleared
5 12 (1.51%) PMI Certification
5 12 (1.51%) SC Cleared
6 8 (1.01%) MBA
7 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.75%) PMP
8 6 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (0.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 5 (0.63%) CCNA
9 5 (0.63%) CSQA
10 4 (0.50%) IIBA
10 4 (0.50%) CBAP
11 3 (0.38%) MCP
11 3 (0.38%) CCNP
12 1 (0.13%) CCDA
12 1 (0.13%) OCP
12 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.66%) QA
2 27 (3.39%) Data Quality
3 8 (1.01%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (0.88%) SLA
5 5 (0.63%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 40 (5.03%) RACF
2 13 (1.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.38%) ACF2
4 10 (1.26%) vCloud
5 6 (0.75%) Active Directory
5 6 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 2 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.25%) NFS
7 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
7 1 (0.13%) KVM
7 1 (0.13%) GPFS
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (4.77%) Tivoli
2 32 (4.02%) CA Endevor
3 15 (1.88%) OpenSSO
4 13 (1.63%) Control-M
5 9 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.13%) Vagrant
5 9 (1.13%) Ansible
6 6 (0.75%) BMC PATROL
7 5 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (0.50%) NetBackup
8 4 (0.50%) CA LISA
9 3 (0.38%) BladeLogic
9 3 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
10 2 (0.25%) OMEGAMON
10 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
10 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.25%) OpenView
10 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
10 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
11 1 (0.13%) YUM
Vendors
1 228 (28.64%) IBM
2 203 (25.50%) Oracle
3 71 (8.92%) HP
4 64 (8.04%) Microsoft
5 47 (5.90%) Business Objects
6 46 (5.78%) Cognos
7 27 (3.39%) SAP
8 26 (3.27%) Teradata
9 25 (3.14%) BMC
10 24 (3.02%) Unisys
11 23 (2.89%) Siebel
12 22 (2.76%) Trillium
13 20 (2.51%) Informatica
14 18 (2.26%) CA
14 18 (2.26%) Sun
15 17 (2.14%) VMware
16 16 (2.01%) Cisco
17 15 (1.88%) Cognizant
17 15 (1.88%) Ab Initio
18 11 (1.38%) Intel
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Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
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Hertfordshire
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Bristol, Avon
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City of London
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Salary: £300.00 - £320.00 per annum
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Leeds
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Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
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North West
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Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
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London
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Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum Extensive Spec Detailed
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
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London
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
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City of London
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
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North West England
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