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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 516 499 515
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 397 459 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.39% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 1.06% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 306 316 321
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,665 £30,000 £29,905
10% offered a salary of more than £75,250 £75,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -5.00%
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
41501 43223 41447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 40.55% 39.49% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 33240 34281 33664
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 July 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 30 July 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 -5 124 £62,500 +4.16% 18
East Midlands +40 64 £45,000 +15.38% 7
South East -25 58 £52,500 -8.69% 4
South West +1 47 £46,377 -9.94% 3
North West -38 37 £50,000 - 8
West Midlands +10 29 £34,500 -4.16% 2
Yorkshire +7 28 £45,000 +20.00% 4
East of England -4 9 £33,375 -36.42% 1
North East -19 3 - - 1
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 341 (39.47%) IBM
2 331 (38.31%) Finance
3 314 (36.34%) DB2
4 238 (27.55%) UNIX
5 223 (25.81%) Java
6 218 (25.23%) COBOL
6 218 (25.23%) JCL
7 189 (21.88%) SQL
8 187 (21.64%) Banking
9 186 (21.53%) CICS
10 185 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
10 185 (21.41%) Windows
11 184 (21.30%) Oracle
12 174 (20.14%) Linux
13 149 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
14 144 (16.67%) WebSphere
15 142 (16.44%) Web Services
16 133 (15.39%) SDLC
17 122 (14.12%) Retail
18 114 (13.19%) IBM Mainframe
19 111 (12.85%) Middleware
20 110 (12.73%) XML
21 109 (12.62%) Solaris
22 104 (12.04%) SQL Server
22 104 (12.04%) ISPF
23 100 (11.57%) HTML
24 99 (11.46%) SAN
25 92 (10.65%) Degree
26 91 (10.53%) .NET
27 89 (10.30%) Data Centre

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 186 (21.53%) CICS
2 144 (16.67%) WebSphere
3 71 (8.22%) Apache
4 59 (6.83%) Tomcat
5 57 (6.60%) IIS
6 52 (6.02%) Oracle Coherence
6 52 (6.02%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 46 (5.32%) WebSphere Application Server
8 38 (4.40%) MQSeries
9 32 (3.70%) SharePoint
10 31 (3.59%) JBoss
11 30 (3.47%) IBM Notes
12 25 (2.89%) SAS
13 11 (1.27%) StreamWeaver
14 10 (1.16%) Confluence
14 10 (1.16%) FileNet
15 9 (1.04%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (1.04%) Documentum
16 8 (0.93%) PegaRULES
17 7 (0.81%) Exstream Dialogue
Applications
1 30 (3.47%) MS Excel
2 26 (3.01%) MS Office
3 19 (2.20%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.23%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 52 (6.02%) RMDS
2 8 (0.93%) Exstream
3 5 (0.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.58%) Sentinel
4 4 (0.46%) BASE24
5 2 (0.23%) VisionPLUS
5 2 (0.23%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 1 (0.12%) Summit
6 1 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.12%) ProductWriter
6 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (1.62%) IaaS
3 3 (0.35%) SaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 99 (11.46%) SAN
2 74 (8.56%) HTTP
3 69 (7.99%) LAN
4 66 (7.64%) WAN
5 52 (6.02%) NAS
5 52 (6.02%) FCoE
5 52 (6.02%) Fibre Channel
5 52 (6.02%) Multicast
6 34 (3.94%) TCP/IP
7 30 (3.47%) Firewall
8 22 (2.55%) Internet
9 15 (1.74%) SMS
10 12 (1.39%) FTP
11 11 (1.27%) SSL
12 10 (1.16%) ATM
13 9 (1.04%) DNS
14 7 (0.81%) VPN
14 7 (0.81%) MPLS
14 7 (0.81%) VLAN
15 4 (0.46%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 314 (36.34%) DB2
2 104 (12.04%) SQL Server
3 54 (6.25%) Hadoop
4 52 (6.02%) HBase
5 34 (3.94%) BusinessObjects
6 23 (2.66%) Relational Database
7 22 (2.55%) DataStage
7 22 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
8 18 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 15 (1.74%) Ingres
10 14 (1.62%) Pentaho
11 13 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (1.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 11 (1.27%) Oracle Database 11g
13 11 (1.27%) Easytrieve
14 9 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (0.93%) OLTP
15 8 (0.93%) MS Access
16 7 (0.81%) RDBMS
17 6 (0.69%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 27 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 16 (1.85%) Eclipse
3 15 (1.74%) JIRA
4 10 (1.16%) Jenkins
5 9 (1.04%) HP UFT
5 9 (1.04%) Hudson
6 7 (0.81%) Toad
7 5 (0.58%) PROIV
7 5 (0.58%) Subversion
8 4 (0.46%) JUnit
9 3 (0.35%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.35%) ClearCase
9 3 (0.35%) Maven
9 3 (0.35%) Selenium
10 2 (0.23%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.23%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.23%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.23%) XPEDITER
10 2 (0.23%) JMeter
10 2 (0.23%) Selenium IDE
General
1 331 (38.31%) Finance
2 187 (21.64%) Banking
3 122 (14.12%) Retail
4 28 (3.24%) Marketing
5 26 (3.01%) Legal
5 26 (3.01%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 10 (1.16%) Law
8 9 (1.04%) Back Office
8 9 (1.04%) Retail Banking
9 7 (0.81%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.69%) Private Banking
11 4 (0.46%) Front Office
12 3 (0.35%) French Language
13 2 (0.23%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.12%) German Language
14 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
14 1 (0.12%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.12%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 170 (19.68%) Architect
2 104 (12.04%) Analyst
3 83 (9.61%) Developer
4 69 (7.99%) Solutions Architect
5 64 (7.41%) Consultant
6 56 (6.48%) Infrastructure Architect
7 52 (6.02%) Lead Architect
8 50 (5.79%) Technical Specialist
9 44 (5.09%) Technical Architect
10 41 (4.75%) Mainframe Developer
11 39 (4.51%) Mainframe Operator
12 35 (4.05%) Project Manager
12 35 (4.05%) Technical Consultant
13 33 (3.82%) Lead Solutions Architect
14 32 (3.70%) Applications Support
15 31 (3.59%) Designer
16 27 (3.13%) Development Manager
16 27 (3.13%) Programmer
17 25 (2.89%) Computer Operator
17 25 (2.89%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (16.44%) Web Services
2 111 (12.85%) Middleware
3 110 (12.73%) XML
4 104 (12.04%) ISPF
5 100 (11.57%) HTML
6 91 (10.53%) .NET
7 55 (6.37%) XSLT
8 52 (6.02%) Ultra Messaging
8 52 (6.02%) Rendezvous
9 44 (5.09%) J2EE
10 41 (4.75%) WebSphere MQ
11 28 (3.24%) Java EE
12 17 (1.97%) SOAP
13 15 (1.74%) JSON
14 14 (1.62%) Spring
15 12 (1.39%) JMS
16 11 (1.27%) ODBC
17 10 (1.16%) .NET Framework
18 8 (0.93%) REST
18 8 (0.93%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 149 (17.25%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (13.19%) IBM Mainframe
3 89 (10.30%) Data Centre
4 53 (6.13%) Management Information System
5 47 (5.44%) VSAM
6 42 (4.86%) Computer Science
7 37 (4.28%) AS400
8 30 (3.47%) SWIFT
9 27 (3.13%) Social Media
10 21 (2.43%) Client/Server
11 18 (2.08%) Visualisation
12 17 (1.97%) Credit Risk
13 14 (1.62%) Cryptography
13 14 (1.62%) PMI
13 14 (1.62%) Data Structures
14 12 (1.39%) BYOD
14 12 (1.39%) Tandem
15 11 (1.27%) PKI
16 10 (1.16%) Data Extraction
17 9 (1.04%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 238 (27.55%) UNIX
2 185 (21.41%) Windows
3 174 (20.14%) Linux
4 109 (12.62%) Solaris
5 72 (8.33%) zOS
6 65 (7.52%) AIX
7 38 (4.40%) MVS
8 18 (2.08%) VMS
9 15 (1.74%) HPUX
10 14 (1.62%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.81%) Android
12 7 (0.81%) Apple iOS
13 6 (0.69%) Windows 7
14 5 (0.58%) VME
15 4 (0.46%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.23%) OS/390
16 2 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (15.39%) SDLC
3 87 (10.07%) SOA
4 84 (9.72%) ITIL
5 83 (9.61%) Mentoring
6 68 (7.87%) Change Management
7 66 (7.64%) Incident Management
8 64 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
9 60 (6.94%) Service Management
10 52 (6.02%) Benchmarking
11 48 (5.56%) Risk Management
12 46 (5.32%) Project Management
12 46 (5.32%) Waterfall
13 45 (5.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 41 (4.75%) Stakeholder Management
15 40 (4.63%) ETL
16 34 (3.94%) Unit Testing
16 34 (3.94%) Time Management
17 33 (3.82%) Coaching
18 31 (3.59%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 223 (25.81%) Java
2 218 (25.23%) COBOL
2 218 (25.23%) JCL
3 189 (21.88%) SQL
4 80 (9.26%) JavaScript
5 55 (6.37%) Perl
6 38 (4.40%) C
7 34 (3.94%) REXX
8 28 (3.24%) Assembly Language
9 26 (3.01%) PL/1
10 25 (2.89%) VB
11 24 (2.78%) C#
12 19 (2.20%) C++
13 17 (1.97%) LINC
14 13 (1.50%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.50%) Python
15 12 (1.39%) T-SQL
16 11 (1.27%) VB.NET
17 10 (1.16%) VBA
17 10 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (10.65%) Degree
2 19 (2.20%) Security Cleared
2 19 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
3 18 (2.08%) SC Cleared
4 16 (1.85%) PMI Certification
5 11 (1.27%) CISM
6 10 (1.16%) ISEB
7 9 (1.04%) CISA
8 6 (0.69%) HNC
9 5 (0.58%) CISSP
9 5 (0.58%) MCP
10 4 (0.46%) ISTQB
11 3 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.23%) MCSE
12 2 (0.23%) CCNP
12 2 (0.23%) CCNA
12 2 (0.23%) PMP
12 2 (0.23%) CBAP
13 1 (0.12%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (9.26%) QA
2 61 (7.06%) SLA
3 19 (2.20%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.04%) Data Quality
6 8 (0.93%) COBIT
7 7 (0.81%) PMBOK
8 5 (0.58%) FATCA
9 4 (0.46%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 81 (9.38%) Time Sharing Option
2 56 (6.48%) SRDF
3 52 (6.02%) NFS
3 52 (6.02%) Oracle RAC
4 40 (4.63%) RACF
5 30 (3.47%) Job Entry Subsystem
6 19 (2.20%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 19 (2.20%) ACF2
7 12 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (1.16%) Active Directory
9 8 (0.93%) XenApp
10 7 (0.81%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.23%) VMware ESX
12 1 (0.12%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.12%) vSphere
12 1 (0.12%) Tivoli Directory Server
12 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 54 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 38 (4.40%) CA Endevor
3 31 (3.59%) zSecure
4 15 (1.74%) ServiceCenter
4 15 (1.74%) OpenView
4 15 (1.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 14 (1.62%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (1.04%) Puppet
7 9 (1.04%) OMEGAMON
8 8 (0.93%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.93%) SCCM
9 7 (0.81%) Control-M
10 1 (0.12%) Nagios
10 1 (0.12%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 341 (39.47%) IBM
2 184 (21.30%) Oracle
3 84 (9.72%) Intel
4 81 (9.38%) Cisco
5 73 (8.45%) EMC
6 68 (7.87%) Microsoft
7 64 (7.41%) HP
8 54 (6.25%) TIBCO
9 53 (6.13%) NetApp
9 53 (6.13%) Sybase
10 52 (6.02%) DataSynapse
11 35 (4.05%) Citrix
12 32 (3.70%) Unisys
13 30 (3.47%) Lotus
14 28 (3.24%) VMware
15 25 (2.89%) SAP
16 17 (1.97%) Informatica
17 16 (1.85%) BMC
17 16 (1.85%) Pega
18 15 (1.74%) Novell
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + good benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Volaris Exec
Salary: £90000 - £125000 per annum + 50% bonus + stock options
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Aldershot, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Project Practice
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: £Competitive + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Chester, Leeds
Ripe4
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 43k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
North Yorkshire Police
Salary: From £27,246 to £31,620 per annum (SCALE SO1/SO2)
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
Experian
Salary: Standard
Posted: 10 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £61220 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago