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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 82 100 81
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -19
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 12 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 1.10% 0.51% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.01% 1.11% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Average salary £45,000 £50,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.89% +26.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,550 £42,550 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,400 £54,250 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+15.55% -
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
399 540 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 36.44% 45.53% 31.72%
Number of salaries quoted 277 319 162
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,400 £34,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Glasgow

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Glasgow region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 9 (75.00%) Finance
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
4 6 (50.00%) UNIX
4 6 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (33.33%) DataPower
5 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (33.33%) IBM
5 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
5 4 (33.33%) RACF
6 3 (25.00%) Project Management
6 3 (25.00%) BODI
6 3 (25.00%) Line Management
6 3 (25.00%) People Management
7 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
7 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
7 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
7 2 (16.67%) Retail
7 2 (16.67%) Data Management
7 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Online Banking
7 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (16.67%) Data Security
7 2 (16.67%) Internet
7 2 (16.67%) Compuware
7 2 (16.67%) Windows
7 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
7 2 (16.67%) RDBMS

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) BODI
2 2 (16.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (16.67%) RDBMS
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (25.00%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (25.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Computer Operator
3 1 (8.33%) Test Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Testing Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle Team Leader
3 1 (8.33%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (33.33%) DataPower
2 2 (16.67%) Online Banking
3 1 (8.33%) AS400
3 1 (8.33%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (25.00%) Project Management
2 3 (25.00%) Line Management
2 3 (25.00%) People Management
3 2 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Physical Data Model
3 2 (16.67%) Test Planning
3 2 (16.67%) Data Management
3 2 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (16.67%) Data Security
3 2 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
4 1 (8.33%) Test Strategy
4 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) SQL
2 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 2 (16.67%) COBOL
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) VB
4 1 (8.33%) C#
4 1 (8.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 10 (83.33%) Oracle
2 4 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (16.67%) Compuware
4 1 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (8.33%) Cognizant