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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 95 94 107
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.27% 0.64% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.36% 1.64% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 3
Average salary £24,500 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.55% +8.43%
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
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
476 489 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.69% 39.09% 36.42%
Number of salaries quoted 237 315 319
Average salary £38,875 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.61% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 April 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 11 (57.89%) Unix
2 10 (52.63%) IBM
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Finance
4 7 (36.84%) SLA
4 7 (36.84%) CICS
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
6 5 (26.32%) Sybase
6 5 (26.32%) DB2
6 5 (26.32%) zOS
6 5 (26.32%) RACF
7 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (21.05%) Oracle
7 4 (21.05%) ITIL
7 4 (21.05%) CRM
7 4 (21.05%) AS400
7 4 (21.05%) Service Management
7 4 (21.05%) Banking
7 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (15.79%) Time Sharing Option
8 3 (15.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 3 (15.79%) zSecure
8 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
8 3 (15.79%) ISPF
8 3 (15.79%) .NET
8 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
9 2 (10.53%) JCL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 7 (36.84%) CICS
2 2 (10.53%) MQSeries
3 1 (5.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (15.79%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.53%) Kerberos
1 2 (10.53%) SSH
1 2 (10.53%) SSL
2 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) DB2
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 4 (21.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (21.05%) Computer Operator
1 4 (21.05%) Security Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
3 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Designer
3 2 (10.53%) Manual Tester
3 2 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Tester
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Operator
4 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Product Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Product Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Test Environment Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Test Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Unix Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
1 3 (15.79%) ISPF
2 2 (10.53%) CGI
2 2 (10.53%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) Hibernate
3 1 (5.26%) J2EE
3 1 (5.26%) Java EE
3 1 (5.26%) REST
3 1 (5.26%) SOAP
3 1 (5.26%) Struts
3 1 (5.26%) Web Services
3 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) AS400
1 4 (21.05%) Data Centre
1 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.53%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 11 (57.89%) Unix
2 6 (31.58%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Continuous Improvement
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
1 4 (21.05%) Service Management
2 3 (15.79%) Defect Management
3 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Manual Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Regression Testing
3 2 (10.53%) Security Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Open Source
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) TOGAF
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 2 (10.53%) COBOL
2 2 (10.53%) Java
2 2 (10.53%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (36.84%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (26.32%) RACF
2 3 (15.79%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 3 (15.79%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) zSecure
2 2 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) IBM
2 5 (26.32%) Sybase
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 4 (21.05%) Oracle
4 2 (10.53%) CA
5 1 (5.26%) Chordiant
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