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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 98 98 77
Rank change year-on-year
0 -21
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.15% 0.090% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.25% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £31,000 - £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
506 398 349
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 38.22% 36.02% 37.69%
Number of salaries quoted 326 233 211
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) AS400
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Easytrieve
3 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 2 (66.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Easytrieve
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst Programmer
1 2 (66.67%) Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) AS400
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) JCL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) IBM