The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 95 85
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex - 0.47% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.15% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 1
Average salary - £52,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.47%
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +11.11%
Mainframe
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Essex region.

Miscellaneous Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
599 524 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.34% 41.10% 35.04%
Number of salaries quoted 433 404 239
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,325 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Essex region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Essex

Mainframe
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
2 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (33.33%) BASE24
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) BASE24
1 1 (33.33%) VisionPLUS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Business Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Service Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Use Case
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) BPMN
2 1 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft