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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 101 111 100
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.083% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £31,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.39%
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -1.04%
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
423 521 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 35.22% 37.32% 40.16%
Number of salaries quoted 284 347 320
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 31 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 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) ITIL
4 4 (44.44%) Linux
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (44.44%) Clustering
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) AS400
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 1 (11.11%) Java
6 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (11.11%) CICS
6 1 (11.11%) Cognizant
6 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
6 1 (11.11%) RACF
6 1 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (11.11%) Tandem

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (11.11%) CICS
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle9i Database
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 10g
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle Database
2 1 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) DBA
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle DBA
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Operator
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Development Team Leader
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Clustering
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (22.22%) AS400
2 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (11.11%) DataPower
3 1 (11.11%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) UNIX
2 4 (44.44%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Line Management
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
2 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) RACF
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) IBM
3 1 (11.11%) Cognizant