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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 74 88 93
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +5
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 6 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.54% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.38% 0.62% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £95,000 £52,815 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+79.87% +11.18%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +13.09%
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
252 323 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.85% 29.47% 31.70%
Number of salaries quoted 191 267 266
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,250 £25,295
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Essex region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Brentwood - 3 - -
Mainframe
East of England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) Middleware
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) BASE24
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XSD
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) HP
2 3 (37.50%) NonStop SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (12.50%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Change Management
4 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
4 1 (12.50%) ICL
4 1 (12.50%) OpenROAD
4 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 1 (12.50%) DTS
4 1 (12.50%) Ingres
4 1 (12.50%) FTP

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 (12.50%) OpenROAD
Business Applications
1 3 (37.50%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) NonStop SQL
1 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) DTS
2 1 (12.50%) Ingres
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Analyst Developer
3 1 (12.50%) OpenROAD Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) Middleware
2 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 3 (37.50%) Web Services
2 3 (37.50%) XML
2 3 (37.50%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Replication
2 2 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) UNIX
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
3 1 (12.50%) Change Management
3 1 (12.50%) Regression Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) C#
1 3 (37.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
2 1 (12.50%) C
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) ICL
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter