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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 489 518 441
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -77
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 445 365 500
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.32% 1.08% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 316 310 352
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 £33,000 £29,175 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £99,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +16.07%
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
33639 33692 37209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 31.17% 33.53% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 26649 27467 31612
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,350 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +23 129 £60,000 -4.00% 19
North West -14 97 £52,500 +15.38% 3
South East +5 87 £57,500 -4.16% 8
West Midlands +9 26 £33,000 -17.50% 3
East Midlands -2 25 £38,900 +17.87% 1
South West -8 25 £47,500 -
East of England -19 18 £82,500 +10.00% 3
Yorkshire -65 16 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North East +3 15 £42,500 +49.12% 5
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 293 (36.67%) Finance
2 253 (31.66%) DB2
3 219 (27.41%) UNIX
4 217 (27.16%) IBM
5 206 (25.78%) Banking
6 201 (25.16%) Oracle
7 165 (20.65%) SQL
8 160 (20.03%) Java
9 157 (19.65%) Windows
10 137 (17.15%) CICS
11 126 (15.77%) COBOL
12 117 (14.64%) ITIL
13 111 (13.89%) IBM Mainframe
14 101 (12.64%) Retail
14 101 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
15 99 (12.39%) zOS
16 91 (11.39%) Linux
17 79 (9.89%) SQL Server
18 78 (9.76%) HP
19 77 (9.64%) Project Management
20 75 (9.39%) Change Management
21 74 (9.26%) JCL
22 73 (9.14%) Degree
23 71 (8.89%) UML
24 66 (8.26%) Web Services
24 66 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
25 62 (7.76%) J2EE
25 62 (7.76%) QA
26 57 (7.13%) Mentoring
27 56 (7.01%) SOA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 137 (17.15%) CICS
2 36 (4.51%) WebSphere
3 27 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 23 (2.88%) SAS
5 20 (2.50%) Apache
6 15 (1.88%) GlassFish
7 12 (1.50%) IBM Notes
8 11 (1.38%) WebSphere Application Server
9 10 (1.25%) OpenStack
10 9 (1.13%) MQSeries
11 6 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.63%) SharePoint
13 4 (0.50%) CMS
13 4 (0.50%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.38%) Mule
14 3 (0.38%) IIS
15 2 (0.25%) MS Exchange
15 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.25%) NetWeaver
15 2 (0.25%) FileNet
Applications
1 41 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.88%) MS Office
3 12 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (1.00%) SPSS
5 5 (0.63%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.25%) MS Project
6 2 (0.25%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (2.13%) BASE24
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle Financials
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle General Ledger
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle Payables
2 6 (0.75%) Oracle Assets
3 5 (0.63%) Oracle iProcurement
3 5 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
5 3 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.13%) INSURE/90
6 1 (0.13%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.13%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.88%) SaaS
3 3 (0.38%) PaaS
4 2 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.75%) LAN
2 23 (2.88%) IPv6
2 23 (2.88%) Network Security
3 21 (2.63%) Internet
4 19 (2.38%) Firewall
5 17 (2.13%) 3G
5 17 (2.13%) TCP/IP
6 14 (1.75%) Broadband
7 13 (1.63%) SSL
8 9 (1.13%) FTP
9 8 (1.00%) DNS
9 8 (1.00%) WAN
9 8 (1.00%) SAN
9 8 (1.00%) VLAN
9 8 (1.00%) NAS
10 6 (0.75%) HTTP
11 5 (0.63%) VPN
11 5 (0.63%) LDAP
12 4 (0.50%) RTP
12 4 (0.50%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (31.66%) DB2
2 79 (9.89%) SQL Server
3 52 (6.51%) Relational Database
4 50 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
5 42 (5.26%) Oracle Database
6 41 (5.13%) Oracle ODI
7 37 (4.63%) RDBMS
8 29 (3.63%) SQLPlus
9 28 (3.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 28 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 26 (3.25%) DataStage
11 25 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
12 21 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
13 12 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (1.38%) BODI
14 11 (1.38%) Adabas
15 10 (1.25%) NonStop SQL
16 7 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
17 5 (0.63%) Oracle9i Database
17 5 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (3.75%) ERwin
2 24 (3.00%) Toad
2 24 (3.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 11 (1.38%) Subversion
4 6 (0.75%) ChangeMan
4 6 (0.75%) ClearCase
5 5 (0.63%) LoadRunner
5 5 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 4 (0.50%) Maven
6 4 (0.50%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.50%) Hudson
6 4 (0.50%) Ant
7 3 (0.38%) JUnit
7 3 (0.38%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.25%) JIRA
8 2 (0.25%) Eclipse
General
1 293 (36.67%) Finance
2 206 (25.78%) Banking
3 101 (12.64%) Retail
4 37 (4.63%) Telecoms
5 34 (4.26%) Marketing
6 29 (3.63%) Advertising
7 18 (2.25%) Back Office
8 15 (1.88%) Financial Institution
9 14 (1.75%) Investment Banking
10 10 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.75%) General Ledger
13 5 (0.63%) Legal
14 4 (0.50%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.50%) French Language
14 4 (0.50%) German Language
15 3 (0.38%) Electronics
15 3 (0.38%) Retail Banking
15 3 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.38%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 183 (22.90%) Analyst
2 131 (16.40%) Architect
3 60 (7.51%) Business Analyst
4 59 (7.38%) Developer
5 58 (7.26%) Consultant
6 57 (7.13%) Solutions Architect
7 44 (5.51%) Designer
8 41 (5.13%) Test Analyst
9 38 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
10 34 (4.26%) Technical Specialist
11 33 (4.13%) Applications Architect
12 30 (3.75%) DBA
13 29 (3.63%) Test Manager
14 28 (3.50%) Support Analyst
15 27 (3.38%) Programmer
15 27 (3.38%) DB2 DBA
16 26 (3.25%) Administrator
16 26 (3.25%) Systems Analyst
17 25 (3.13%) Solutions Designer
18 23 (2.88%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (8.26%) Web Services
2 62 (7.76%) J2EE
3 55 (6.88%) .NET
4 51 (6.38%) XML
5 50 (6.26%) Middleware
6 32 (4.01%) ISPF
7 23 (2.88%) XSLT
8 20 (2.50%) HTML
9 19 (2.38%) Spring
10 18 (2.25%) CGI
11 17 (2.13%) XML Schema
12 14 (1.75%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 13 (1.63%) JAXB
13 13 (1.63%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.50%) JMS
14 12 (1.50%) ASP.NET
14 12 (1.50%) CSS
14 12 (1.50%) SOAP
15 10 (1.25%) XSD
15 10 (1.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 111 (13.89%) IBM Mainframe
2 44 (5.51%) Client/Server
3 24 (3.00%) Tandem
4 23 (2.88%) VSAM
5 21 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
6 20 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 16 (2.00%) Computer Science
8 13 (1.63%) Cryptography
8 13 (1.63%) SWIFT
9 12 (1.50%) Replication
10 10 (1.25%) AS400
11 8 (1.00%) Data Integration
12 7 (0.88%) Mathematics
13 6 (0.75%) CESG
13 6 (0.75%) PKI
13 6 (0.75%) Online Banking
13 6 (0.75%) BBC
13 6 (0.75%) PMI
13 6 (0.75%) Open Source
14 5 (0.63%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 219 (27.41%) UNIX
2 157 (19.65%) Windows
3 99 (12.39%) zOS
4 91 (11.39%) Linux
5 32 (4.01%) Solaris
6 29 (3.63%) AIX
7 21 (2.63%) MVS
8 13 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.63%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.50%) HPUX
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
1 117 (14.64%) ITIL
2 101 (12.64%) Stakeholder Management
3 77 (9.64%) Project Management
4 75 (9.39%) Change Management
5 71 (8.89%) UML
6 66 (8.26%) Business Intelligence
7 57 (7.13%) Mentoring
8 56 (7.01%) SOA
8 56 (7.01%) ETL
9 54 (6.76%) Waterfall
10 48 (6.01%) Migration
11 45 (5.63%) Data Management
11 45 (5.63%) Data Modelling
12 43 (5.38%) Service Delivery
13 39 (4.88%) Workflow
13 39 (4.88%) Risk Analysis
14 38 (4.76%) PRINCE2
15 37 (4.63%) Data Migration
16 36 (4.51%) Data Analysis
17 35 (4.38%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 165 (20.65%) SQL
2 160 (20.03%) Java
3 126 (15.77%) COBOL
4 74 (9.26%) JCL
5 34 (4.26%) C#
6 32 (4.01%) JavaScript
7 30 (3.75%) PL/SQL
8 21 (2.63%) REXX
9 18 (2.25%) Perl
10 14 (1.75%) T-SQL
11 12 (1.50%) C
11 12 (1.50%) PL/1
12 11 (1.38%) Assembly Language
13 9 (1.13%) C++
14 8 (1.00%) NATURAL
15 7 (0.88%) XPath
16 5 (0.63%) Korn
16 5 (0.63%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.63%) R
17 4 (0.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 73 (9.14%) Degree
2 25 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 17 (2.13%) ISEB
5 12 (1.50%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.38%) SC Cleared
7 8 (1.00%) MBA
8 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
9 6 (0.75%) PMP
9 6 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (0.63%) CCNA
10 5 (0.63%) CSQA
11 4 (0.50%) IIBA
11 4 (0.50%) CBAP
12 3 (0.38%) MCP
12 3 (0.38%) CCNP
13 1 (0.13%) CCDA
13 1 (0.13%) OCP
13 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.13%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (7.76%) QA
2 27 (3.38%) Data Quality
3 12 (1.50%) SLA
4 11 (1.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.63%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 40 (5.01%) RACF
2 18 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.63%) ACF2
4 11 (1.38%) vCloud
5 7 (0.88%) Active Directory
6 6 (0.75%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 4 (0.50%) NFS
8 3 (0.38%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.25%) Hyper-V
9 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.13%) vSphere
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.13%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.13%) KVM
10 1 (0.13%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 40 (5.01%) Tivoli
2 39 (4.88%) CA Endevor
3 12 (1.50%) Control-M
3 12 (1.50%) OpenSSO
4 10 (1.25%) OMEGAMON
5 8 (1.00%) ServiceCenter
6 5 (0.63%) SCOM
6 5 (0.63%) OpenView
6 5 (0.63%) BMC PATROL
7 4 (0.50%) CA LISA
8 3 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.25%) CA Wily
9 2 (0.25%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 2 (0.25%) Data Guard
9 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
10 1 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 1 (0.13%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 217 (27.16%) IBM
2 201 (25.16%) Oracle
3 78 (9.76%) HP
4 54 (6.76%) Microsoft
5 44 (5.51%) Business Objects
6 42 (5.26%) Cognos
7 31 (3.88%) BMC
8 27 (3.38%) SAP
9 26 (3.25%) CA
10 25 (3.13%) VMware
11 23 (2.88%) Unisys
12 22 (2.75%) Siebel
12 22 (2.75%) Trillium
13 21 (2.63%) Teradata
14 18 (2.25%) Ab Initio
15 15 (1.88%) InterSystems
15 15 (1.88%) Huawei
15 15 (1.88%) Intel
16 14 (1.75%) Cisco
17 12 (1.50%) Sun
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £33,000 per annum basic + bonus + pension + bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
SQS Group Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Rochdale, Lancashire
Agilisys
Salary: £17500 - £19500
Posted: Yesterday
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £25,926 to £28,389 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + medical insurance,pension,Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £50505 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Copley, County Durham
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44675 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £61215 per annum + car,pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £85,000 to £140,000 per annum Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £85,000 to £140,000 per annum Car, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago