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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 89 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -18
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 9 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.78% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.05% 0.90% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 4
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +8.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,600 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £46,080 £58,400 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
439 555 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 37.94% 40.90% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 292 346 163
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,488
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 15 (88.24%) Oracle
2 12 (70.59%) Finance
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) UNIX
5 7 (41.18%) Banking
6 5 (29.41%) DataPower
6 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
7 4 (23.53%) RACF
7 4 (23.53%) IBM
7 4 (23.53%) Project Management
7 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
7 4 (23.53%) IBM Mainframe
7 4 (23.53%) Line Management
8 3 (17.65%) People Management
8 3 (17.65%) Clustering
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
8 3 (17.65%) BODI
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (17.65%) Java
8 3 (17.65%) ITIL
8 3 (17.65%) Linux
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
9 2 (11.76%) Compuware
9 2 (11.76%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (11.76%) Data Security
9 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) CICS
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (17.65%) BODI
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
3 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
General
1 12 (70.59%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Banking
3 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (11.76%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Specialist
1 4 (23.53%) UNIX Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) DBA
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle DBA
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) UNIX Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Testing Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Operator
4 1 (5.88%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Test Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) .NET
1 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (5.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) DataPower
2 4 (23.53%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (17.65%) Clustering
4 2 (11.76%) Online Banking
5 1 (5.88%) AS400
5 1 (5.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) UNIX
2 3 (17.65%) Linux
3 2 (11.76%) Windows
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (23.53%) Line Management
2 4 (23.53%) Project Management
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
3 3 (17.65%) People Management
4 2 (11.76%) Logical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Physical Data Model
4 2 (11.76%) Test Planning
4 2 (11.76%) Data Modelling
4 2 (11.76%) Data Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Security
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.88%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
5 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 3 (17.65%) Java
4 2 (11.76%) COBOL
5 1 (5.88%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) VB
5 1 (5.88%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Oracle
2 4 (23.53%) IBM
3 2 (11.76%) Compuware
3 2 (11.76%) Business Objects
4 1 (5.88%) Cognizant