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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 99 108 90
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.32% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.88% 0.62% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 2
Average salary £24,500 £31,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.96% -24.39%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
Mainframe
Scotland

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
452 481 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.65% 36.00% 39.90%
Number of salaries quoted 291 318 324
Average salary £42,000 £46,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Glasgow region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 July 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 9 (75.00%) Oracle
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 7 (58.33%) UNIX
3 6 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 4 (33.33%) IBM
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (33.33%) Clustering
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
4 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (25.00%) Line Management
5 3 (25.00%) SDLC
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Service Management
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Windows
6 2 (16.67%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) AS400
6 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
6 2 (16.67%) People Management
7 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
7 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (8.33%) CICS
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (8.33%) RDBMS
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (8.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) DBA
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle DBA
2 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (16.67%) Computer Operator
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (8.33%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (16.67%) AS400
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) DataPower
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
3 1 (8.33%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) UNIX
2 4 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) SDLC
3 2 (16.67%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Service Management
4 1 (8.33%) Data Security
4 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Data Management
4 1 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (8.33%) Physical Data Model
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) COBOL
3 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (8.33%) Compuware
3 1 (8.33%) Cognizant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Objects