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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 502 481 499
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 390 425 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.40% 0.43% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.06% 1.08% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 268 307 309
Average salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
36934 39341 37343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.77% 40.02% 38.56%
Number of salaries quoted 29780 30948 30793
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 +51 194 £65,000 +13.04% 10
South East -16 66 £50,000 -16.66% 6
North West -27 44 £55,608 +30.84% 13
East Midlands +38 28 £44,250 +8.92% 9
Yorkshire -34 26 £61,215 +44.03%
South West -27 19 £35,000 -36.36% 7
West Midlands -31 7 £52,500 +61.53% 1
North East - 4 £61,215 -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 391 (49.24%) Finance
2 279 (35.14%) IBM
3 258 (32.49%) UNIX
4 253 (31.86%) DB2
5 225 (28.34%) Banking
6 209 (26.32%) Windows
7 188 (23.68%) Oracle
8 182 (22.92%) SQL
9 174 (21.91%) Java
10 168 (21.16%) COBOL
11 160 (20.15%) CICS
12 143 (18.01%) Middleware
13 139 (17.51%) Linux
14 133 (16.75%) Retail
15 124 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
16 121 (15.24%) JCL
17 119 (14.99%) IBM Mainframe
18 105 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
19 102 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
20 95 (11.96%) WebSphere
21 93 (11.71%) Web Services
22 92 (11.59%) Mentoring
23 87 (10.96%) XML
24 84 (10.58%) Project Management
24 84 (10.58%) Degree
25 80 (10.08%) Change Management
25 80 (10.08%) J2EE
26 79 (9.95%) SQL Server
27 78 (9.82%) SAN
28 77 (9.70%) QA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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
1 160 (20.15%) CICS
2 95 (11.96%) WebSphere
3 50 (6.30%) Apache
4 42 (5.29%) SAS
5 39 (4.91%) IIS
6 34 (4.28%) Tomcat
7 33 (4.16%) MQSeries
8 29 (3.65%) Oracle Coherence
8 29 (3.65%) Oracle HTTP Server
9 26 (3.27%) SharePoint
10 15 (1.89%) IBM Notes
11 13 (1.64%) FileNet
11 13 (1.64%) Documentum
11 13 (1.64%) WebSphere Application Server
12 11 (1.39%) OpenStack
13 10 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.26%) JBoss
14 6 (0.76%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.38%) CMS
16 2 (0.25%) PegaRULES
Applications
1 37 (4.66%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (0.88%) SPSS
4 6 (0.76%) MS Office
5 4 (0.50%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (3.65%) RMDS
2 17 (2.14%) BASE24
3 6 (0.76%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.63%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 4 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.38%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.38%) Exstream
7 2 (0.25%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.13%) ProductWriter
8 1 (0.13%) Summit
8 1 (0.13%) assyst
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 6 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (0.63%) IaaS
3 4 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.25%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 78 (9.82%) SAN
2 51 (6.42%) Internet
3 49 (6.17%) TCP/IP
4 42 (5.29%) NAS
4 42 (5.29%) LAN
5 37 (4.66%) WAN
6 32 (4.03%) Multicast
7 31 (3.90%) HTTP
8 29 (3.65%) FCoE
8 29 (3.65%) Fibre Channel
9 26 (3.27%) ATM
10 20 (2.52%) Firewall
11 19 (2.39%) SMS
12 16 (2.02%) SSL
13 15 (1.89%) FTP
14 9 (1.13%) Wireless
15 4 (0.50%) Kerberos
16 3 (0.38%) VPN
16 3 (0.38%) WLAN
16 3 (0.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 253 (31.86%) DB2
2 79 (9.95%) SQL Server
3 55 (6.93%) Data Warehouse
4 32 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 32 (4.03%) Hadoop
5 31 (3.90%) DataStage
6 29 (3.65%) HBase
7 19 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 18 (2.27%) Ingres
9 17 (2.14%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.02%) Adabas
10 16 (2.02%) Oracle Exadata
11 15 (1.89%) Oracle ODI
11 15 (1.89%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 15 (1.89%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 15 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 14 (1.76%) SQLPlus
13 13 (1.64%) Pentaho
14 12 (1.51%) MS Access
15 10 (1.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (1.89%) Toad
2 13 (1.64%) QuickTest Pro
3 8 (1.01%) Eclipse
4 7 (0.88%) Subversion
4 7 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
5 6 (0.76%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.63%) ClearCase
6 5 (0.63%) Rational Rose
7 4 (0.50%) LoadRunner
7 4 (0.50%) Maven
7 4 (0.50%) JMeter
7 4 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.38%) PROIV
8 3 (0.38%) JIRA
9 2 (0.25%) XPEDITER
9 2 (0.25%) JUnit
9 2 (0.25%) ChangeMan
9 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.25%) Selenium
10 1 (0.13%) WebDriver
General
1 391 (49.24%) Finance
2 225 (28.34%) Banking
3 133 (16.75%) Retail
4 39 (4.91%) Marketing
5 26 (3.27%) Investment Banking
6 25 (3.15%) Financial Institution
7 11 (1.39%) International Banking
8 9 (1.13%) Legal
8 9 (1.13%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.88%) Manufacturing
9 7 (0.88%) Billing
10 6 (0.76%) Advertising
11 5 (0.63%) General Ledger
11 5 (0.63%) Private Banking
11 5 (0.63%) Music Industry
12 4 (0.50%) Telecoms
13 3 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.25%) Automotive
14 2 (0.25%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) French Language
Job Titles
1 192 (24.18%) Architect
2 85 (10.71%) Designer
3 84 (10.58%) Solutions Architect
4 80 (10.08%) Analyst
5 70 (8.82%) Consultant
6 66 (8.31%) Infrastructure Architect
7 65 (8.19%) Developer
8 58 (7.30%) Technical Specialist
9 40 (5.04%) Lead Architect
10 39 (4.91%) Infrastructure Manager
11 34 (4.28%) Infrastructure Designer
12 27 (3.40%) Programmer
13 24 (3.02%) Administrator
13 24 (3.02%) Project Manager
14 23 (2.90%) Operations Manager
15 21 (2.64%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
16 20 (2.52%) Technical Architect
16 20 (2.52%) Solutions Designer
17 19 (2.39%) Test Manager
18 18 (2.27%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (18.01%) Middleware
2 93 (11.71%) Web Services
3 87 (10.96%) XML
4 80 (10.08%) J2EE
5 76 (9.57%) .NET
6 62 (7.81%) HTML
7 52 (6.55%) ISPF
8 33 (4.16%) XSLT
9 29 (3.65%) Rendezvous
10 24 (3.02%) XSD
11 21 (2.64%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 20 (2.52%) WSDL
12 20 (2.52%) WebSphere MQ
13 19 (2.39%) .NET Framework
14 14 (1.76%) JMS
15 13 (1.64%) SOAP
15 13 (1.64%) ASP.NET
16 9 (1.13%) REST
16 9 (1.13%) CSS
17 8 (1.01%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 119 (14.99%) IBM Mainframe
2 105 (13.22%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (7.18%) Tandem
4 43 (5.42%) Management Information System
5 36 (4.53%) Client/Server
6 28 (3.53%) Cryptography
7 27 (3.40%) VSAM
8 25 (3.15%) AS400
8 25 (3.15%) SWIFT
9 24 (3.02%) Computer Science
10 21 (2.64%) Clustering
11 17 (2.14%) EMV
12 16 (2.02%) Social Media
13 14 (1.76%) CMDB
14 13 (1.64%) Credit Risk
15 10 (1.26%) Online Banking
15 10 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (1.26%) Mobile App
16 9 (1.13%) Open Source
17 7 (0.88%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 258 (32.49%) UNIX
2 209 (26.32%) Windows
3 139 (17.51%) Linux
4 74 (9.32%) Solaris
5 55 (6.93%) AIX
6 54 (6.80%) zOS
7 19 (2.39%) HPUX
8 18 (2.27%) VMS
9 17 (2.14%) Windows 7
9 17 (2.14%) MVS
10 16 (2.02%) Windows XP
11 8 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
12 6 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 6 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
12 6 (0.76%) VME
12 6 (0.76%) Android
13 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000 Server
13 5 (0.63%) Windows NT
13 5 (0.63%) Windows 2000
13 5 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (15.62%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
3 92 (11.59%) Mentoring
4 84 (10.58%) Project Management
5 80 (10.08%) Change Management
6 67 (8.44%) SOA
7 57 (7.18%) Performance Tuning
8 54 (6.80%) ETL
9 52 (6.55%) Waterfall
9 52 (6.55%) Problem Management
10 51 (6.42%) Service Delivery
11 50 (6.30%) Migration
12 46 (5.79%) Risk Analysis
13 44 (5.54%) Business Intelligence
13 44 (5.54%) Service Management
14 43 (5.42%) ITIL
14 43 (5.42%) Coaching
15 42 (5.29%) Incident Management
16 41 (5.16%) TOGAF
16 41 (5.16%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 182 (22.92%) SQL
2 174 (21.91%) Java
3 168 (21.16%) COBOL
4 121 (15.24%) JCL
5 54 (6.80%) JavaScript
6 51 (6.42%) C#
7 36 (4.53%) Assembly Language
8 31 (3.90%) REXX
9 27 (3.40%) C++
10 24 (3.02%) Perl
11 23 (2.90%) PL/1
12 21 (2.64%) PL/SQL
13 20 (2.52%) PowerShell
14 18 (2.27%) Shell Script
15 12 (1.51%) VBA
16 8 (1.01%) R
17 7 (0.88%) SELCOPY
17 7 (0.88%) LINC
17 7 (0.88%) VB.NET
17 7 (0.88%) C
Qualifications
1 84 (10.58%) Degree
2 20 (2.52%) Security Cleared
3 18 (2.27%) VCP4
4 11 (1.39%) SC Cleared
5 10 (1.26%) ISEB
6 9 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.13%) PMI Certification
7 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (0.76%) MCSE
7 6 (0.76%) CISA
8 4 (0.50%) Sun Certification
8 4 (0.50%) CISM
9 3 (0.38%) CBAP
9 3 (0.38%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.38%) PMP
10 2 (0.25%) CCNA
10 2 (0.25%) CISSP
10 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.25%) QiCA
11 1 (0.13%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 77 (9.70%) QA
2 55 (6.93%) SLA
3 16 (2.02%) ISO 8583
4 9 (1.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.76%) COBIT
5 6 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.76%) FATCA
6 4 (0.50%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.13%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 31 (3.90%) Oracle RAC
2 29 (3.65%) SRDF
2 29 (3.65%) NFS
3 24 (3.02%) RACF
4 20 (2.52%) ACF2
4 20 (2.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (1.13%) VMware ESX
5 9 (1.13%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.88%) vCloud
7 6 (0.76%) Terminal Services
8 5 (0.63%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.63%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.38%) vSphere
9 3 (0.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
10 2 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (2.90%) CA Endevor
2 21 (2.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 14 (1.76%) OMEGAMON
4 12 (1.51%) ServiceCenter
5 10 (1.26%) Tivoli
6 9 (1.13%) Control-M
7 8 (1.01%) OpenView
7 8 (1.01%) Tivoli NetView
8 6 (0.76%) MOM
8 6 (0.76%) Unicenter
8 6 (0.76%) HP SiteScope
9 5 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (0.63%) Puppet
9 5 (0.63%) BladeLogic
10 4 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.50%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 2 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
12 2 (0.25%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 279 (35.14%) IBM
2 188 (23.68%) Oracle
3 74 (9.32%) HP
4 54 (6.80%) Cisco
5 52 (6.55%) Microsoft
6 50 (6.30%) EMC
6 50 (6.30%) Intel
7 34 (4.28%) VMware
8 31 (3.90%) Cognos
9 30 (3.78%) NetApp
9 30 (3.78%) Sybase
10 29 (3.65%) 29West
10 29 (3.65%) Business Objects
10 29 (3.65%) TIBCO
10 29 (3.65%) DataSynapse
11 27 (3.40%) SAP
12 25 (3.15%) Citrix
13 24 (3.02%) Unisys
14 18 (2.27%) Novell
14 18 (2.27%) Veritas
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Posted: 14 hours ago
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Salary: competitive + benefits
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Scunthorpe, South Humberside
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London
AMS - Santander
Posted: Yesterday
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experian
Salary: £competitive + Benefits + shift
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + generous package and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: exceptional benefits package and excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Cognizant
Posted: 7 days ago