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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 488 532 445
Rank change year-on-year
+44 -87
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 445 346 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.42% 0.35% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.10% 0.88% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 308 285 357
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,380 £90,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
40537 39288 43034
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 37.90% 39.37% 39.36%
Number of salaries quoted 31905 32189 36486
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 19 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 19 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 -15 120 £60,000 - 21
North West +3 100 £52,500 +23.52% 10
South East +19 93 £57,500 -4.16% 8
West Midlands -1 28 £35,750 -18.28% 3
East Midlands +13 25 £38,800 +15.82%
South West -15 21 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North East +11 20 £42,500 +13.33% 4
East of England -20 18 £95,000 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire -61 12 £37,500 -37.50% 7
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 334 (40.44%) Finance
2 278 (33.66%) DB2
3 238 (28.81%) IBM
3 238 (28.81%) Banking
4 227 (27.48%) UNIX
5 209 (25.30%) Oracle
6 183 (22.15%) SQL
7 174 (21.07%) Java
8 160 (19.37%) COBOL
9 155 (18.77%) Windows
9 155 (18.77%) CICS
10 130 (15.74%) Retail
11 115 (13.92%) ITIL
12 111 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
13 109 (13.20%) IBM Mainframe
14 106 (12.83%) JCL
15 100 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
16 98 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
17 96 (11.62%) Change Management
17 96 (11.62%) zOS
18 95 (11.50%) Linux
19 93 (11.26%) HP
20 86 (10.41%) QA
21 83 (10.05%) SQL Server
22 82 (9.93%) Mentoring
23 79 (9.56%) J2EE
24 77 (9.32%) Degree
25 75 (9.08%) Project Management
26 71 (8.60%) UML
27 69 (8.35%) Business Intelligence

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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
1 155 (18.77%) CICS
2 40 (4.84%) WebSphere
3 30 (3.63%) SAS
4 29 (3.51%) Tomcat
5 22 (2.66%) Apache
6 16 (1.94%) IBM Notes
7 15 (1.82%) GlassFish
8 12 (1.45%) WebSphere Application Server
9 11 (1.33%) MQSeries
10 10 (1.21%) OpenStack
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.61%) SharePoint
12 5 (0.61%) IIS
13 4 (0.48%) CMS
13 4 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 3 (0.36%) Mule
15 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.24%) NetWeaver
15 2 (0.24%) FileNet
15 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 41 (4.96%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.69%) MS Office
3 13 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.97%) SPSS
5 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.24%) MS Project
6 2 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 26 (3.15%) BASE24
2 7 (0.85%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (0.73%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.61%) Oracle iProcurement
5 3 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.12%) INSURE/90
6 1 (0.12%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (0.85%) SaaS
3 3 (0.36%) PaaS
3 3 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.39%) TCP/IP
2 27 (3.27%) LAN
3 24 (2.91%) Internet
4 21 (2.54%) IPv6
4 21 (2.54%) Network Security
5 19 (2.30%) ATM
6 18 (2.18%) Firewall
7 15 (1.82%) 3G
8 14 (1.69%) SSL
9 12 (1.45%) Broadband
10 9 (1.09%) WAN
10 9 (1.09%) DNS
10 9 (1.09%) SAN
10 9 (1.09%) VLAN
10 9 (1.09%) NAS
11 8 (0.97%) FTP
12 7 (0.85%) HTTP
13 6 (0.73%) VPN
13 6 (0.73%) LDAP
14 4 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 278 (33.66%) DB2
2 83 (10.05%) SQL Server
3 59 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (5.93%) Relational Database
5 43 (5.21%) Oracle ODI
6 41 (4.96%) RDBMS
7 35 (4.24%) Oracle Database
8 34 (4.12%) SQLPlus
9 33 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 33 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 30 (3.63%) DataStage
10 30 (3.63%) Oracle Exadata
11 16 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.69%) Adabas
13 11 (1.33%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.21%) NonStop SQL
14 10 (1.21%) BODI
15 7 (0.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 7 (0.85%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 6 (0.73%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 31 (3.75%) ERwin
2 28 (3.39%) QuickTest Pro
3 27 (3.27%) Toad
4 9 (1.09%) Subversion
5 6 (0.73%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.48%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.36%) ChangeMan
7 3 (0.36%) JUnit
7 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.24%) Hudson
8 2 (0.24%) Maven
8 2 (0.24%) JIRA
8 2 (0.24%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.24%) Ant
8 2 (0.24%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.12%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 334 (40.44%) Finance
2 238 (28.81%) Banking
3 130 (15.74%) Retail
4 36 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 33 (4.00%) Marketing
6 30 (3.63%) Advertising
7 18 (2.18%) Back Office
8 17 (2.06%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.82%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.33%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.73%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.73%) Retail Banking
13 5 (0.61%) Legal
14 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.48%) French Language
14 4 (0.48%) German Language
15 3 (0.36%) Electronics
15 3 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
15 3 (0.36%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 165 (19.98%) Analyst
2 132 (15.98%) Architect
3 65 (7.87%) Solutions Architect
4 63 (7.63%) Developer
5 59 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 59 (7.14%) Consultant
6 52 (6.30%) Technical Specialist
7 50 (6.05%) Designer
8 40 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
9 36 (4.36%) Test Analyst
10 34 (4.12%) Test Manager
11 33 (4.00%) Applications Architect
12 30 (3.63%) Solutions Designer
13 28 (3.39%) Programmer
14 27 (3.27%) DBA
14 27 (3.27%) Infrastructure Manager
15 26 (3.15%) Support Analyst
16 25 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
16 25 (3.03%) DB2 DBA
17 23 (2.78%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (9.56%) J2EE
2 67 (8.11%) Web Services
3 57 (6.90%) Middleware
4 55 (6.66%) XML
5 50 (6.05%) .NET
6 42 (5.08%) ISPF
7 21 (2.54%) HTML
8 19 (2.30%) Spring
9 18 (2.18%) XSLT
10 16 (1.94%) CGI
11 14 (1.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 13 (1.57%) JMS
12 13 (1.57%) Hibernate
12 13 (1.57%) CSS
13 12 (1.45%) SOAP
13 12 (1.45%) ASP.NET
13 12 (1.45%) JAXB
13 12 (1.45%) XML Schema
14 11 (1.33%) WebSphere MQ
15 10 (1.21%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 109 (13.20%) IBM Mainframe
2 98 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
3 45 (5.45%) Client/Server
4 30 (3.63%) Tandem
5 26 (3.15%) VSAM
6 23 (2.78%) Management Information System
7 21 (2.54%) Cryptography
7 21 (2.54%) User Experience
8 19 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (2.06%) Computer Science
10 14 (1.69%) SWIFT
11 12 (1.45%) Replication
12 10 (1.21%) AS400
13 9 (1.09%) EMV
13 9 (1.09%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.85%) Mathematics
15 6 (0.73%) CMDB
15 6 (0.73%) PKI
15 6 (0.73%) Online Banking
15 6 (0.73%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 227 (27.48%) UNIX
2 155 (18.77%) Windows
3 96 (11.62%) zOS
4 95 (11.50%) Linux
5 26 (3.15%) AIX
6 25 (3.03%) MVS
6 25 (3.03%) Solaris
7 14 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 14 (1.69%) Windows XP
8 12 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.24%) CentOS
10 2 (0.24%) OS/390
10 2 (0.24%) VME
10 2 (0.24%) Android
10 2 (0.24%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (13.92%) ITIL
2 111 (13.44%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (12.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 96 (11.62%) Change Management
5 82 (9.93%) Mentoring
6 75 (9.08%) Project Management
7 71 (8.60%) UML
8 69 (8.35%) Business Intelligence
9 60 (7.26%) ETL
10 59 (7.14%) Waterfall
11 55 (6.66%) Coaching
12 54 (6.54%) SOA
13 53 (6.42%) Migration
14 47 (5.69%) Risk Analysis
15 46 (5.57%) Data Modelling
16 45 (5.45%) Data Management
17 44 (5.33%) Service Delivery
18 40 (4.84%) Root Cause Analysis
19 39 (4.72%) Test Strategy
19 39 (4.72%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 183 (22.15%) SQL
2 174 (21.07%) Java
3 160 (19.37%) COBOL
4 106 (12.83%) JCL
5 43 (5.21%) C#
6 35 (4.24%) JavaScript
6 35 (4.24%) PL/SQL
7 28 (3.39%) REXX
8 22 (2.66%) PL/1
9 20 (2.42%) C++
10 17 (2.06%) Perl
11 15 (1.82%) Assembly Language
12 14 (1.69%) PowerShell
13 13 (1.57%) T-SQL
13 13 (1.57%) C
14 10 (1.21%) NATURAL
15 7 (0.85%) XPath
16 6 (0.73%) R
16 6 (0.73%) VBA
17 5 (0.61%) Korn
Qualifications
1 77 (9.32%) Degree
2 25 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
3 20 (2.42%) Security Cleared
4 13 (1.57%) ISEB
4 13 (1.57%) SC Cleared
5 12 (1.45%) PMI Certification
6 7 (0.85%) MBA
6 7 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.73%) PMP
8 5 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.61%) CSQA
8 5 (0.61%) CCNA
9 4 (0.48%) IIBA
9 4 (0.48%) CBAP
9 4 (0.48%) CCNP
10 3 (0.36%) MCP
11 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.12%) OCP
12 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
12 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (10.41%) QA
2 29 (3.51%) Data Quality
3 23 (2.78%) SLA
4 14 (1.69%) ISO 8583
5 9 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 39 (4.72%) RACF
2 18 (2.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.33%) vCloud
3 11 (1.33%) ACF2
4 7 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.48%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 4 (0.48%) NFS
6 3 (0.36%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.12%) vSphere
8 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.12%) Platform Symphony
8 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 44 (5.33%) CA Endevor
2 33 (4.00%) Tivoli
3 20 (2.42%) OMEGAMON
4 12 (1.45%) OpenSSO
5 10 (1.21%) Control-M
5 10 (1.21%) ServiceCenter
6 7 (0.85%) BMC PATROL
6 7 (0.85%) OpenView
7 6 (0.73%) Unicenter
7 6 (0.73%) Tivoli NetView
7 6 (0.73%) HP SiteScope
7 6 (0.73%) MOM
8 5 (0.61%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 5 (0.61%) SCOM
9 4 (0.48%) CA LISA
10 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
11 2 (0.24%) MAINVIEW
11 2 (0.24%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 238 (28.81%) IBM
2 209 (25.30%) Oracle
3 93 (11.26%) HP
4 55 (6.66%) Microsoft
5 47 (5.69%) Business Objects
6 46 (5.57%) Cognos
7 40 (4.84%) BMC
8 30 (3.63%) VMware
9 28 (3.39%) Unisys
10 27 (3.27%) SAP
10 27 (3.27%) CA
11 24 (2.91%) Teradata
11 24 (2.91%) Trillium
12 22 (2.66%) Siebel
13 21 (2.54%) Intel
14 18 (2.18%) Ab Initio
15 17 (2.06%) InterSystems
15 17 (2.06%) Sun
16 16 (1.94%) Lotus
17 14 (1.69%) NCR
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Hays - Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum 5% cash/benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + strong package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Steria
Salary: Package
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Steria
Salary: Package
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
South East
EXCELerate
Salary: Circa £85k OTE £140K, Car Allowance, Health, Pension, Life
Posted: 6 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £4955 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £42415 - £52395 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 12 days ago
East London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago