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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 664 528 624
Rank change year-on-year
-136 +96
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 236 464 388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.26% 0.45% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 1.10% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 165 346 252
Median salary £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £33,665 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £79,100 £77,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-0.52% +0.52%
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
38506 42154 46624
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 41.78% 41.31% 41.30%
Number of salaries quoted 31941 33800 37481
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 £29,000
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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +69 98 £55,000 -2.22% 5
London -55 72 £70,000 +12.00% 7
North West -18 14 £45,000 - 5
Yorkshire +15 13 £22,500 -52.12%
North East - 13 £45,000 - 1
East of England +36 10 £36,000 -30.43% 2
East Midlands -46 10 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South West -14 8 £35,000 -14.26% 2
West Midlands -51 1 - -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 229 (38.95%) Finance
2 194 (32.99%) COBOL
3 191 (32.48%) SQL
4 190 (32.31%) IBM
5 177 (30.10%) DB2
6 158 (26.87%) JCL
7 145 (24.66%) Unix
8 135 (22.96%) Windows
9 128 (21.77%) Java
10 114 (19.39%) SDLC
11 112 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
12 111 (18.88%) IBM Mainframe
13 110 (18.71%) CICS
14 104 (17.69%) Degree
15 103 (17.52%) QA
16 101 (17.18%) Linux
17 88 (14.97%) XML
17 88 (14.97%) Oracle
17 88 (14.97%) Banking
18 81 (13.78%) Web Services
19 76 (12.93%) ITIL
20 73 (12.41%) VSAM
21 72 (12.24%) Microsoft
22 63 (10.71%) Computer Science
23 62 (10.54%) .NET
24 60 (10.20%) Retail
25 56 (9.52%) SQL Server
25 56 (9.52%) Change Management
26 55 (9.35%) zOS
26 55 (9.35%) RAD

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
1 110 (18.71%) CICS
2 46 (7.82%) IIS
3 23 (3.91%) MQSeries
3 23 (3.91%) WebSphere
4 12 (2.04%) Tomcat
5 11 (1.87%) SAS
6 9 (1.53%) JBoss
6 9 (1.53%) WebSphere Application Server
7 8 (1.36%) Apache
7 8 (1.36%) FileNet
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle Service Bus
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 5 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 4 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.68%) Mule
9 4 (0.68%) Mule ESB
10 3 (0.51%) Documentum
10 3 (0.51%) Exstream Dialogue
10 3 (0.51%) MTS
10 3 (0.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (7.31%) MS Office
2 33 (5.61%) MS Excel
3 9 (1.53%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 29 (4.93%) VisionPLUS
2 7 (1.19%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.51%) Exstream
4 2 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.55%) SaaS
2 4 (0.68%) GitHub
3 3 (0.51%) Office 365
4 2 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.78%) Firewall
2 27 (4.59%) Internet
3 26 (4.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 21 (3.57%) LAN
5 19 (3.23%) WAN
6 14 (2.38%) SAN
7 11 (1.87%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.36%) Wireless
9 6 (1.02%) NAS
9 6 (1.02%) VPN
10 5 (0.85%) HTTP
10 5 (0.85%) Network Security
11 4 (0.68%) ATM
12 3 (0.51%) LDAP
12 3 (0.51%) MPLS
12 3 (0.51%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.34%) 802.11
13 2 (0.34%) Multicast
13 2 (0.34%) Wireless Security
13 2 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (30.10%) DB2
2 56 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 18 (3.06%) Relational Database
4 12 (2.04%) Adabas
5 10 (1.70%) MySQL
5 10 (1.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
7 8 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.85%) Apache Hive
8 5 (0.85%) GIS
8 5 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (0.85%) RDBMS
9 4 (0.68%) Big Data
9 4 (0.68%) DataStage
9 4 (0.68%) Easytrieve
10 3 (0.51%) Base SAS
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.51%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 3 (0.51%) SAS EBI
10 3 (0.51%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 24 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (2.38%) JIRA
3 13 (2.21%) Jenkins
4 12 (2.04%) Subversion
5 11 (1.87%) Maven
6 8 (1.36%) JUnit
7 7 (1.19%) Eclipse
8 6 (1.02%) Git (software)
8 6 (1.02%) SpecFlow
9 5 (0.85%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.68%) XPEDITER
11 3 (0.51%) JMeter
11 3 (0.51%) Selenium
11 3 (0.51%) Selenium IDE
11 3 (0.51%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.34%) AppScan
12 2 (0.34%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.34%) NetBeans
12 2 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.34%) Paros
General
1 229 (38.95%) Finance
2 88 (14.97%) Banking
3 60 (10.20%) Retail
4 20 (3.40%) Financial Institution
5 18 (3.06%) Marketing
6 16 (2.72%) Advertising
7 9 (1.53%) Spanish Language
8 8 (1.36%) Music Industry
9 7 (1.19%) Retail Banking
10 5 (0.85%) Games
10 5 (0.85%) Investment Banking
11 4 (0.68%) Back Office
11 4 (0.68%) General Ledger
11 4 (0.68%) Legal
11 4 (0.68%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.34%) Billing
12 2 (0.34%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.17%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 102 (17.35%) Developer
2 89 (15.14%) Analyst
3 46 (7.82%) Architect
4 41 (6.97%) COBOL Developer
5 33 (5.61%) Mainframe Developer
6 30 (5.10%) DB2 Developer
7 27 (4.59%) Java Developer
8 26 (4.42%) Software Engineer
8 26 (4.42%) Systems Analyst
9 25 (4.25%) Administrator
9 25 (4.25%) Business Systems Analyst
10 23 (3.91%) IT Manager
10 23 (3.91%) Technical Leader
11 22 (3.74%) Solutions Architect
12 21 (3.57%) Project Manager
13 19 (3.23%) Senior Analyst
13 19 (3.23%) Support Engineer
13 19 (3.23%) Tester
14 18 (3.06%) Lead Developer
14 18 (3.06%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (14.97%) XML
2 81 (13.78%) Web Services
3 62 (10.54%) .NET
4 47 (7.99%) HTML
5 31 (5.27%) ASP.NET
6 29 (4.93%) ISPF
7 28 (4.76%) Middleware
8 25 (4.25%) XSL
9 19 (3.23%) J2EE
10 18 (3.06%) JSON
11 16 (2.72%) HTML5
12 14 (2.38%) Spring
13 12 (2.04%) REST
14 11 (1.87%) .NET Framework
14 11 (1.87%) CSS
15 8 (1.36%) Hibernate
15 8 (1.36%) WSDL
16 7 (1.19%) JMS
16 7 (1.19%) jQuery
17 6 (1.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 111 (18.88%) IBM Mainframe
2 73 (12.41%) VSAM
3 63 (10.71%) Computer Science
4 49 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 43 (7.31%) Enterprise Software
6 41 (6.97%) Data Centre
7 35 (5.95%) Management Information System
8 33 (5.61%) AS400
9 27 (4.59%) Statistics
10 13 (2.21%) Clustering
10 13 (2.21%) DataPower
11 12 (2.04%) iSeries
11 12 (2.04%) Mathematics
11 12 (2.04%) Replication
12 11 (1.87%) Algorithms
12 11 (1.87%) Social Media
13 8 (1.36%) Private Cloud
14 7 (1.19%) PMI
14 7 (1.19%) SWIFT
14 7 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 145 (24.66%) Unix
2 135 (22.96%) Windows
3 101 (17.18%) Linux
4 55 (9.35%) zOS
5 35 (5.95%) AIX
6 27 (4.59%) Windows Server
7 24 (4.08%) Solaris
8 23 (3.91%) MVS
9 21 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 16 (2.72%) OS/390
11 10 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (1.02%) Android
12 6 (1.02%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (0.85%) OS/2
14 3 (0.51%) VMS
15 2 (0.34%) Debian
15 2 (0.34%) Gentoo
15 2 (0.34%) Windows NT
15 2 (0.34%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (19.39%) SDLC
2 112 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (12.93%) ITIL
4 56 (9.52%) Change Management
5 55 (9.35%) RAD
6 50 (8.50%) Waterfall
7 48 (8.16%) SOA
8 47 (7.99%) Mentoring
9 43 (7.31%) Risk Management
9 43 (7.31%) Software Engineering
10 41 (6.97%) Project Management
11 38 (6.46%) Automated Testing
11 38 (6.46%) Information Security
12 37 (6.29%) Continuous Improvement
13 36 (6.12%) Line Management
13 36 (6.12%) MVC
14 32 (5.44%) Stakeholder Management
14 32 (5.44%) TDD
14 32 (5.44%) Test Scripting
14 32 (5.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 194 (32.99%) COBOL
2 191 (32.48%) SQL
3 158 (26.87%) JCL
4 128 (21.77%) Java
5 48 (8.16%) REXX
6 28 (4.76%) VB
7 26 (4.42%) C#
7 26 (4.42%) CLIST
8 17 (2.89%) JavaScript
9 13 (2.21%) C
10 12 (2.04%) Assembly Language
11 8 (1.36%) Ruby
12 6 (1.02%) NATURAL
12 6 (1.02%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.85%) Perl
14 4 (0.68%) PL/1
14 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.51%) PowerShell
16 2 (0.34%) PHP
16 2 (0.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 104 (17.69%) Degree
2 24 (4.08%) CISSP
3 22 (3.74%) ISTQB
4 17 (2.89%) ISEB
5 16 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (1.36%) CISM
7 7 (1.19%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.19%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 5 (0.85%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.68%) CEH
11 3 (0.51%) CISA
11 3 (0.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 3 (0.51%) OSCP
11 3 (0.51%) SAS Certification
12 2 (0.34%) CESG Certified Professional
12 2 (0.34%) CREST Certified
12 2 (0.34%) GPEN
12 2 (0.34%) GWAPT
12 2 (0.34%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (17.52%) QA
2 23 (3.91%) SLA
3 21 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 15 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.53%) ISO27002
6 6 (1.02%) COBIT
7 4 (0.68%) SEPA
8 2 (0.34%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.17%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.17%) ISO20022
9 1 (0.17%) ISO22301
9 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 34 (5.78%) Time Sharing Option
2 23 (3.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (2.89%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 7 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (0.85%) Active Directory
6 4 (0.68%) vSphere
7 3 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.34%) pfSense
8 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) XenApp
8 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.17%) NFS
9 1 (0.17%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.17%) RACF
9 1 (0.17%) SRDF
9 1 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 22 (3.74%) Tivoli
2 20 (3.40%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (2.55%) CA Endevor
4 11 (1.87%) SCCM
5 9 (1.53%) Control-M
6 5 (0.85%) Tivoli Monitoring
6 5 (0.85%) Tivoli NetView
7 4 (0.68%) CloudHub
7 4 (0.68%) Puppet
8 3 (0.51%) CA Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.34%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.34%) Nessus
9 2 (0.34%) Nmap
9 2 (0.34%) OMEGAMON
9 2 (0.34%) OpenSSO
9 2 (0.34%) SCOM
9 2 (0.34%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.34%) WebInspect
10 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 190 (32.31%) IBM
2 88 (14.97%) Oracle
3 72 (12.24%) Microsoft
4 53 (9.01%) VMware
5 37 (6.29%) Cognizant
6 30 (5.10%) HP
7 26 (4.42%) TSYS
8 24 (4.08%) Red Hat
9 23 (3.91%) Redback
10 19 (3.23%) CA
10 19 (3.23%) Citrix
11 17 (2.89%) SAP
12 15 (2.55%) Ab Initio
13 12 (2.04%) Fujitsu
13 12 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (1.87%) Informatica
14 11 (1.87%) Pega
14 11 (1.87%) Rally
14 11 (1.87%) Remedy
15 9 (1.53%) BMC
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Devonshire
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IntaPeople
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Cognizant
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £95000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 plus exceptional benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car, PMI, Flexible benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £competitive + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Cognizant
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford
Cognizant
Posted: 24 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Bluebird IT Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum Competitive plus Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Rickmansworth
People Source Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £62000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 25 days ago