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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 506 531 449
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -82
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 438 337 539
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.41% 0.34% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.85% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 301 266 361
Average salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £79,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.31% +11.76%
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
40604 39679 43844
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.09% 39.69% 39.72%
Number of salaries quoted 32020 32472 37044
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 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £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 30 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 30 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 -3 120 £60,000 -1.63% 15
North West +16 92 £53,750 +26.47% 6
South East +21 89 £57,500 - 7
West Midlands -1 28 £33,000 +10.00% 2
East Midlands +4 24 £43,750 +27.73% 2
North East +13 23 £42,500 +49.12%
South West -14 20 £45,000 -5.26% 4
East of England -10 18 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Yorkshire -62 16 £37,500 -37.50% 10
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 341 (40.94%) Finance
2 287 (34.45%) DB2
3 246 (29.53%) IBM
4 244 (29.29%) Banking
5 227 (27.25%) UNIX
6 210 (25.21%) Oracle
7 191 (22.93%) SQL
8 180 (21.61%) Java
9 167 (20.05%) COBOL
10 157 (18.85%) Windows
11 155 (18.61%) CICS
12 141 (16.93%) Retail
13 116 (13.93%) JCL
14 112 (13.45%) ITIL
15 111 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
16 110 (13.21%) IBM Mainframe
17 101 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
18 99 (11.88%) HP
19 98 (11.76%) Change Management
20 97 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
21 93 (11.16%) zOS
21 93 (11.16%) Linux
22 92 (11.04%) QA
23 89 (10.68%) SQL Server
24 87 (10.44%) Mentoring
25 83 (9.96%) J2EE
26 79 (9.48%) Degree
27 76 (9.12%) Project Management
28 71 (8.52%) UML
29 70 (8.40%) Web Services

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 (18.61%) CICS
2 37 (4.44%) WebSphere
3 33 (3.96%) SAS
4 31 (3.72%) Tomcat
5 23 (2.76%) Apache
6 19 (2.28%) IBM Notes
7 15 (1.80%) GlassFish
8 10 (1.20%) WebSphere Application Server
9 9 (1.08%) MQSeries
9 9 (1.08%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.84%) SharePoint
11 6 (0.72%) IIS
11 6 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.60%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.48%) Mule
13 4 (0.48%) CMS
14 2 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.24%) NetWeaver
14 2 (0.24%) FileNet
14 2 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 44 (5.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.68%) MS Office
2 14 (1.68%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.96%) SPSS
4 3 (0.36%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.24%) MS Project
5 2 (0.24%) PrintSoft PReS
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (3.48%) BASE24
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (0.72%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (0.72%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (0.72%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (0.60%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.60%) 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
6 1 (0.12%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (0.72%) SaaS
3 3 (0.36%) IaaS
4 2 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.72%) TCP/IP
2 28 (3.36%) LAN
3 24 (2.88%) ATM
3 24 (2.88%) Internet
4 20 (2.40%) IPv6
4 20 (2.40%) Network Security
5 17 (2.04%) Firewall
6 14 (1.68%) 3G
6 14 (1.68%) SSL
7 12 (1.44%) Broadband
8 11 (1.32%) WAN
9 9 (1.08%) DNS
9 9 (1.08%) SAN
9 9 (1.08%) NAS
9 9 (1.08%) VLAN
10 8 (0.96%) HTTP
11 6 (0.72%) VPN
11 6 (0.72%) LDAP
11 6 (0.72%) FTP
11 6 (0.72%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 287 (34.45%) DB2
2 89 (10.68%) SQL Server
3 62 (7.44%) Data Warehouse
4 49 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 43 (5.16%) Oracle ODI
6 41 (4.92%) RDBMS
7 35 (4.20%) SQLPlus
7 35 (4.20%) Oracle Database
8 34 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (4.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 32 (3.84%) DataStage
10 31 (3.72%) Oracle Exadata
11 17 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
12 14 (1.68%) Adabas
13 11 (1.32%) BODI
13 11 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
14 10 (1.20%) NonStop SQL
15 7 (0.84%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 7 (0.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
16 6 (0.72%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 29 (3.48%) QuickTest Pro
2 28 (3.36%) Toad
3 27 (3.24%) ERwin
4 9 (1.08%) Subversion
5 6 (0.72%) ClearCase
6 4 (0.48%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.36%) ChangeMan
7 3 (0.36%) JUnit
7 3 (0.36%) Maven
7 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.36%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.24%) Hudson
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
1 341 (40.94%) Finance
2 244 (29.29%) Banking
3 141 (16.93%) Retail
4 36 (4.32%) Telecoms
5 34 (4.08%) Marketing
6 28 (3.36%) Advertising
7 18 (2.16%) Back Office
8 17 (2.04%) Investment Banking
9 15 (1.80%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.32%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.72%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.72%) Retail Banking
13 4 (0.48%) Legal
13 4 (0.48%) French Language
13 4 (0.48%) German Language
13 4 (0.48%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.36%) Electronics
15 2 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
15 2 (0.24%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 161 (19.33%) Analyst
2 133 (15.97%) Architect
3 68 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
4 66 (7.92%) Developer
5 57 (6.84%) Consultant
6 55 (6.60%) Business Analyst
6 55 (6.60%) Technical Specialist
7 50 (6.00%) Designer
8 40 (4.80%) Senior Analyst
9 35 (4.20%) Test Manager
9 35 (4.20%) Test Analyst
10 33 (3.96%) Applications Architect
11 30 (3.60%) Solutions Designer
12 28 (3.36%) Programmer
12 28 (3.36%) DBA
13 27 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
14 26 (3.12%) DB2 DBA
15 25 (3.00%) Systems Analyst
16 24 (2.88%) Support Analyst
17 23 (2.76%) Business Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (9.96%) J2EE
2 70 (8.40%) Web Services
3 61 (7.32%) XML
4 57 (6.84%) Middleware
5 50 (6.00%) .NET
6 46 (5.52%) ISPF
7 23 (2.76%) HTML
8 19 (2.28%) XSLT
8 19 (2.28%) Spring
9 15 (1.80%) CGI
10 14 (1.68%) CSS
11 13 (1.56%) JAXB
11 13 (1.56%) JMS
11 13 (1.56%) Hibernate
11 13 (1.56%) XML Schema
12 12 (1.44%) WebSphere Message Broker
12 12 (1.44%) SOAP
12 12 (1.44%) ASP.NET
13 10 (1.20%) EJB
13 10 (1.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 110 (13.21%) IBM Mainframe
2 101 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 44 (5.28%) Client/Server
4 32 (3.84%) Tandem
5 24 (2.88%) Cryptography
5 24 (2.88%) Management Information System
6 23 (2.76%) VSAM
7 20 (2.40%) User Experience
8 18 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.92%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.80%) SWIFT
11 12 (1.44%) Replication
11 12 (1.44%) EMV
12 10 (1.20%) AS400
12 10 (1.20%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.84%) Mathematics
13 7 (0.84%) CMDB
13 7 (0.84%) Open Source
14 6 (0.72%) PKI
14 6 (0.72%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 227 (27.25%) UNIX
2 157 (18.85%) Windows
3 93 (11.16%) Linux
3 93 (11.16%) zOS
4 28 (3.36%) MVS
5 25 (3.00%) Solaris
6 23 (2.76%) AIX
7 17 (2.04%) Windows XP
7 17 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 12 (1.44%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.44%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.36%) VME
10 3 (0.36%) OS/390
11 2 (0.24%) Android
11 2 (0.24%) CentOS
11 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (13.45%) ITIL
2 111 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 98 (11.76%) Change Management
4 97 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
5 87 (10.44%) Mentoring
6 76 (9.12%) Project Management
7 71 (8.52%) UML
8 69 (8.28%) Business Intelligence
9 65 (7.80%) ETL
10 60 (7.20%) Waterfall
10 60 (7.20%) Coaching
11 55 (6.60%) SOA
12 51 (6.12%) Migration
13 47 (5.64%) Risk Analysis
14 45 (5.40%) Service Delivery
15 42 (5.04%) Data Modelling
16 41 (4.92%) Data Management
16 41 (4.92%) Test Strategy
17 40 (4.80%) Validation
18 37 (4.44%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 191 (22.93%) SQL
2 180 (21.61%) Java
3 167 (20.05%) COBOL
4 116 (13.93%) JCL
5 46 (5.52%) C#
6 36 (4.32%) JavaScript
6 36 (4.32%) PL/SQL
7 30 (3.60%) REXX
8 26 (3.12%) PL/1
9 24 (2.88%) C++
10 17 (2.04%) PowerShell
11 15 (1.80%) Assembly Language
11 15 (1.80%) Perl
12 14 (1.68%) C
13 12 (1.44%) T-SQL
14 10 (1.20%) NATURAL
15 8 (0.96%) VBA
16 7 (0.84%) XPath
16 7 (0.84%) R
17 5 (0.60%) Korn
Qualifications
1 79 (9.48%) Degree
2 23 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
4 15 (1.80%) SC Cleared
5 13 (1.56%) ISEB
6 12 (1.44%) PMI Certification
7 7 (0.84%) MBA
7 7 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.72%) PMP
9 5 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (0.60%) CSQA
9 5 (0.60%) CCNA
10 4 (0.48%) IIBA
10 4 (0.48%) CBAP
10 4 (0.48%) CCNP
11 3 (0.36%) MCP
12 2 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 1 (0.12%) OCP
13 1 (0.12%) Oracle Certification
13 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (11.04%) QA
2 27 (3.24%) SLA
3 26 (3.12%) Data Quality
4 17 (2.04%) ISO 8583
5 7 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 37 (4.44%) RACF
2 17 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (1.20%) vCloud
4 9 (1.08%) ACF2
5 7 (0.84%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.48%) NFS
7 3 (0.36%) VMware ESX
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (0.24%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 2 (0.24%) Hyper-V
8 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.12%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 46 (5.52%) CA Endevor
2 28 (3.36%) Tivoli
3 23 (2.76%) OMEGAMON
4 12 (1.44%) ServiceCenter
4 12 (1.44%) OpenSSO
5 10 (1.20%) Control-M
6 9 (1.08%) OpenView
7 7 (0.84%) BMC PATROL
8 6 (0.72%) Tivoli NetView
8 6 (0.72%) Unicenter
8 6 (0.72%) HP SiteScope
8 6 (0.72%) MOM
9 5 (0.60%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 5 (0.60%) SCOM
10 4 (0.48%) CA LISA
11 3 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
11 3 (0.36%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
12 2 (0.24%) Data Guard
12 2 (0.24%) MAINVIEW
Vendors
1 246 (29.53%) IBM
2 210 (25.21%) Oracle
3 99 (11.88%) HP
4 57 (6.84%) Microsoft
5 49 (5.88%) Business Objects
6 48 (5.76%) Cognos
7 42 (5.04%) BMC
8 31 (3.72%) VMware
9 30 (3.60%) CA
10 27 (3.24%) Unisys
10 27 (3.24%) SAP
11 26 (3.12%) Teradata
12 24 (2.88%) Intel
13 21 (2.52%) Trillium
14 19 (2.28%) Ab Initio
14 19 (2.28%) Lotus
15 18 (2.16%) Siebel
16 17 (2.04%) Sun
16 17 (2.04%) NCR
16 17 (2.04%) InterSystems
Bedfordshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum bonus, pension, share option ++
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
AMS - Santander
Salary: Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 4 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £84000 - £90000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £33000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Steria
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £36125 - £44625 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 15 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £4955 - £61215 per annum + car,benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol
Lloyds Banking Group
Posted: 21 days ago
East London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago
City, London
Royal Bank Of Scotland
Salary: £Competitive plus cash and benefits package
Posted: 25 days ago