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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 619 515 626
Rank change year-on-year
-104 +111
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 286 458 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.31% 0.46% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 1.13% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 185 322 226
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £33,266 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +2.10%
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
39047 40527 45757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 42.30% 40.65% 41.70%
Number of salaries quoted 32155 32357 36936
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
South East +42 107 £52,500 -2.32% 9
London -62 96 £70,000 +16.66% 14
Yorkshire +7 22 £22,500 -70.96% 3
North West -13 19 £55,000 +15.78% 1
East Midlands -33 19 £23,250 -48.33%
East of England +32 10 £37,500 -34.21% 4
North East - 7 £40,500 - 8
South West -16 4 £35,994 +46.91% 1
West Midlands -57 2 £65,000 +89.32%
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 237 (38.79%) Finance
2 203 (33.22%) IBM
3 196 (32.08%) SQL
4 190 (31.10%) COBOL
5 184 (30.11%) DB2
6 153 (25.04%) JCL
7 140 (22.91%) Java
8 134 (21.93%) Windows
9 131 (21.44%) Unix
10 125 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
11 120 (19.64%) SDLC
12 116 (18.99%) Degree
13 114 (18.66%) IBM Mainframe
14 112 (18.33%) CICS
15 104 (17.02%) QA
16 101 (16.53%) Linux
17 98 (16.04%) XML
18 96 (15.71%) Web Services
19 95 (15.55%) Banking
20 94 (15.38%) Oracle
21 75 (12.27%) ITIL
22 74 (12.11%) Computer Science
23 73 (11.95%) Microsoft
24 69 (11.29%) VSAM
25 68 (11.13%) .NET
26 66 (10.80%) SOA
27 63 (10.31%) zOS
27 63 (10.31%) Retail
28 61 (9.98%) Change Management
29 60 (9.82%) HTML

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
1 112 (18.33%) CICS
2 47 (7.69%) IIS
3 31 (5.07%) WebSphere
4 22 (3.60%) MQSeries
5 20 (3.27%) Tomcat
6 15 (2.45%) JBoss
7 13 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 13 (2.13%) WebSphere Application Server
8 12 (1.96%) Apache
9 11 (1.80%) Oracle Service Bus
10 10 (1.64%) SAS
11 9 (1.47%) FileNet
11 9 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.65%) Mule
12 4 (0.65%) Mule ESB
12 4 (0.65%) Tuxedo
13 3 (0.49%) Documentum
13 3 (0.49%) MTS
13 3 (0.49%) SharePoint
Applications
1 49 (8.02%) MS Office
2 35 (5.73%) MS Excel
3 12 (1.96%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (4.75%) VisionPLUS
2 6 (0.98%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.65%) Maximo
4 3 (0.49%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.49%) Exstream
5 2 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.33%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (2.13%) SaaS
2 4 (0.65%) GitHub
2 4 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
3 3 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.49%) Office 365
4 2 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.16%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 35 (5.73%) Firewall
2 29 (4.75%) Internet
3 26 (4.26%) Intrusion Detection
4 19 (3.11%) LAN
5 17 (2.78%) WAN
6 13 (2.13%) SAN
7 9 (1.47%) TCP/IP
8 7 (1.15%) HTTP
8 7 (1.15%) Wireless
9 6 (0.98%) VPN
10 5 (0.82%) LDAP
11 4 (0.65%) NAS
12 3 (0.49%) ATM
12 3 (0.49%) MPLS
12 3 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
12 3 (0.49%) WinSCP
13 2 (0.33%) 802.11
13 2 (0.33%) Multicast
13 2 (0.33%) VLAN
13 2 (0.33%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (30.11%) DB2
2 53 (8.67%) SQL Server
3 25 (4.09%) Adabas
4 22 (3.60%) Relational Database
5 20 (3.27%) Oracle Database
6 14 (2.29%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (1.80%) MySQL
8 10 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
9 9 (1.47%) Big Data
10 8 (1.31%) GIS
10 8 (1.31%) Oracle Database 10g
10 8 (1.31%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.15%) DataStage
12 6 (0.98%) Apache Hive
13 4 (0.65%) Oracle Database 12c
13 4 (0.65%) Oracle ODI
14 3 (0.49%) Base SAS
14 3 (0.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 3 (0.49%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 29 (4.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (2.78%) Subversion
3 13 (2.13%) JUnit
4 11 (1.80%) JIRA
4 11 (1.80%) Maven
5 9 (1.47%) LoadRunner
6 8 (1.31%) Eclipse
7 7 (1.15%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.98%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.98%) SpecFlow
9 4 (0.65%) JMeter
9 4 (0.65%) PVCS
9 4 (0.65%) Selenium
9 4 (0.65%) Selenium IDE
9 4 (0.65%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.49%) HP UFT
10 3 (0.49%) Hudson
10 3 (0.49%) Toad
11 2 (0.33%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 237 (38.79%) Finance
2 95 (15.55%) Banking
3 63 (10.31%) Retail
4 18 (2.95%) Marketing
5 16 (2.62%) Advertising
6 11 (1.80%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.31%) Music Industry
8 7 (1.15%) Spanish Language
9 6 (0.98%) Investment Banking
10 5 (0.82%) Games
10 5 (0.82%) Retail Banking
11 4 (0.65%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.65%) Local Government
12 3 (0.49%) Back Office
12 3 (0.49%) Billing
12 3 (0.49%) Legal
12 3 (0.49%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.33%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 102 (16.69%) Analyst
2 98 (16.04%) Developer
3 49 (8.02%) Architect
4 44 (7.20%) COBOL Developer
5 33 (5.40%) Administrator
5 33 (5.40%) DB2 Developer
6 32 (5.24%) Software Engineer
7 29 (4.75%) Java Developer
8 27 (4.42%) Mainframe Developer
9 25 (4.09%) DBA
9 25 (4.09%) Project Manager
10 24 (3.93%) Lead Developer
10 24 (3.93%) Systems Analyst
11 23 (3.76%) Business Systems Analyst
11 23 (3.76%) IT Manager
12 21 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
13 19 (3.11%) Mainframe Software Engineer
13 19 (3.11%) Tester
14 18 (2.95%) CICS Engineer
14 18 (2.95%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 98 (16.04%) XML
2 96 (15.71%) Web Services
3 68 (11.13%) .NET
4 60 (9.82%) HTML
5 34 (5.56%) Middleware
6 31 (5.07%) ASP.NET
7 30 (4.91%) ISPF
8 25 (4.09%) XSL
9 23 (3.76%) HTML5
10 21 (3.44%) J2EE
11 20 (3.27%) JSON
12 18 (2.95%) CSS
13 15 (2.45%) Spring
14 13 (2.13%) jQuery
14 13 (2.13%) REST
14 13 (2.13%) WSDL
15 12 (1.96%) .NET Framework
16 11 (1.80%) WebSphere MQ
17 9 (1.47%) CSS3
17 9 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 114 (18.66%) IBM Mainframe
2 74 (12.11%) Computer Science
3 69 (11.29%) VSAM
4 60 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
5 42 (6.87%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (6.06%) Data Centre
7 34 (5.56%) AS400
7 34 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 25 (4.09%) Mathematics
8 25 (4.09%) Statistics
9 18 (2.95%) Social Media
10 11 (1.80%) Algorithms
10 11 (1.80%) Clustering
10 11 (1.80%) DataPower
10 11 (1.80%) iSeries
11 10 (1.64%) PMI
11 10 (1.64%) Replication
12 8 (1.31%) Visualisation
13 6 (0.98%) Private Cloud
13 6 (0.98%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 134 (21.93%) Windows
2 131 (21.44%) Unix
3 101 (16.53%) Linux
4 63 (10.31%) zOS
5 25 (4.09%) AIX
5 25 (4.09%) Solaris
6 24 (3.93%) Windows Server
7 23 (3.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (2.62%) OS/390
9 15 (2.45%) MVS
9 15 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (1.64%) Android
10 10 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 5 (0.82%) OS/2
11 5 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.49%) VMS
13 2 (0.33%) Debian
13 2 (0.33%) Gentoo
13 2 (0.33%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (20.46%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (19.64%) SDLC
3 75 (12.27%) ITIL
4 66 (10.80%) SOA
5 61 (9.98%) Change Management
6 58 (9.49%) RAD
7 55 (9.00%) Waterfall
8 53 (8.67%) Mentoring
9 47 (7.69%) Software Engineering
10 42 (6.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 41 (6.71%) Project Management
11 41 (6.71%) Risk Management
11 41 (6.71%) TDD
12 40 (6.55%) Automated Testing
12 40 (6.55%) MVC
13 37 (6.06%) Information Security
14 36 (5.89%) Line Management
15 33 (5.40%) Test Scripting
16 32 (5.24%) UML
16 32 (5.24%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 196 (32.08%) SQL
2 190 (31.10%) COBOL
3 153 (25.04%) JCL
4 140 (22.91%) Java
5 45 (7.36%) REXX
6 31 (5.07%) C#
7 27 (4.42%) CLIST
8 26 (4.26%) VB
9 24 (3.93%) JavaScript
10 16 (2.62%) Assembly Language
11 15 (2.45%) Ruby
12 12 (1.96%) NATURAL
13 11 (1.80%) C
14 6 (0.98%) T-SQL
15 4 (0.65%) PL/1
15 4 (0.65%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.65%) WebLogic Scripting Tool
16 3 (0.49%) Perl
16 3 (0.49%) PowerShell
17 2 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 116 (18.99%) Degree
2 23 (3.76%) CISSP
3 22 (3.60%) ISTQB
4 18 (2.95%) ISEB
5 13 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (1.80%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.15%) CISM
8 6 (0.98%) CEH
8 6 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.82%) Security Cleared
10 4 (0.65%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (0.65%) CREST Certified
11 3 (0.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.49%) OSCP
12 2 (0.33%) CISMP
12 2 (0.33%) GCIH
12 2 (0.33%) GPEN
12 2 (0.33%) GWAPT
12 2 (0.33%) OSCE
12 2 (0.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (17.02%) QA
2 30 (4.91%) SLA
3 22 (3.60%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.47%) ISO27002
6 5 (0.82%) SEPA
7 2 (0.33%) COBIT
8 1 (0.16%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.16%) ISO20022
8 1 (0.16%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (5.73%) Time Sharing Option
2 20 (3.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.62%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 8 (1.31%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.65%) vSphere
6 2 (0.33%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 2 (0.33%) pfSense
6 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.16%) NFS
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.16%) SRDF
7 1 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
7 1 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (3.44%) HP Quality Center
1 21 (3.44%) Tivoli
2 14 (2.29%) CA Endevor
3 8 (1.31%) SCCM
4 7 (1.15%) CA Single Sign-On
4 7 (1.15%) Control-M
5 6 (0.98%) OMEGAMON
6 5 (0.82%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 5 (0.82%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (0.65%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.65%) ServiceCenter
8 3 (0.49%) DameWare
9 2 (0.33%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.33%) Nessus
9 2 (0.33%) Nmap
9 2 (0.33%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.33%) SCOM
9 2 (0.33%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.33%) WebInspect
9 2 (0.33%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 203 (33.22%) IBM
2 94 (15.38%) Oracle
3 73 (11.95%) Microsoft
4 48 (7.86%) VMware
5 34 (5.56%) HP
6 27 (4.42%) TSYS
7 26 (4.26%) Red Hat
8 25 (4.09%) Cognizant
9 23 (3.76%) Redback
10 21 (3.44%) SAP
11 20 (3.27%) Fujitsu
12 17 (2.78%) BMC
12 17 (2.78%) Citrix
12 17 (2.78%) Remedy
13 14 (2.29%) Rally
14 13 (2.13%) CA
14 13 (2.13%) Pega
15 11 (1.80%) Informatica
16 9 (1.47%) Ab Initio
16 9 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
Egham, Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Searchability
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + BONUS + BENS
Posted: 20 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £58000 - £61000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Computer People
Salary: £32000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Bonus & Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
South East
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EXCELerate
Salary: £45,000 per annum Health, Life, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
SPS Resourcing
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Training, Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Business Decision
Salary: Competitive salary and excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 12 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Allianz
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus excellent benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
City of London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluebird IT Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £54720 - £63839 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 19 days ago
North East
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 19 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
TSYS Europe
Salary: From £17,654 to £25,298 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Poole, Dorset
LV
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 27 days ago