The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 75 103 85
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -18
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 7 6 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.76% 0.45% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.87% 1.00% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 9
Median salary £40,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £33,000 £37,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £48,200 £46,800
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+16.27% -14.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
374 600 396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 40.61% 44.71% 37.57%
Number of salaries quoted 236 306 268
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £62,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

The demand trend of job ads across the Glasgow region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Glasgow

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 8 (57.14%) zOS
2 8 (57.14%) JCL
3 7 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
4 6 (42.86%) Unix
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) CICS
5 5 (35.71%) CA
6 4 (28.57%) Banking
6 4 (28.57%) ISPF
6 4 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
6 4 (28.57%) Middleware
6 4 (28.57%) Sybase
6 4 (28.57%) DB2
6 4 (28.57%) IBM
7 3 (21.43%) SAS
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) COBOL
7 3 (21.43%) REXX
7 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
7 3 (21.43%) CLIST
7 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
7 3 (21.43%) Security Management
7 3 (21.43%) VSAM
8 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
8 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 5 (35.71%) CICS
2 3 (21.43%) MQSeries
2 3 (21.43%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Banking
3 2 (14.29%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Security Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Mainframe Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Principal Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Test Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) AS400 Operator
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Operator
4 1 (7.14%) IT Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Computer Operator
4 1 (7.14%) Unix Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) ISPF
1 4 (28.57%) Middleware
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
1 3 (21.43%) VSAM
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) zOS
2 6 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (21.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Security Management
2 2 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 2 (14.29%) CRM
2 2 (14.29%) Defect Management
2 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
2 2 (14.29%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Time Management
2 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) JCL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Assembly Language
3 3 (21.43%) CLIST
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL
3 3 (21.43%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 4 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (7.14%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) zSecure
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) CA
2 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Sybase
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle