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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 87 95 79
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 8 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.76% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.22% 0.89% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 3
Average salary £44,250 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.71% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £38,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £54,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
361 563 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 34.12% 49.78% 32.86%
Number of salaries quoted 253 321 201
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
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 18 December 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Glasgow

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 8 (80.00%) SQL
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) UNIX
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
5 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
5 4 (40.00%) RACF
5 4 (40.00%) DataPower
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (30.00%) BODI
6 3 (30.00%) CICS
6 3 (30.00%) COBOL
6 3 (30.00%) JCL
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
8 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
8 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
8 1 (10.00%) IBM
8 1 (10.00%) Compuware
8 1 (10.00%) Cognizant
8 1 (10.00%) Internet
8 1 (10.00%) Easytrieve
8 1 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) VB
8 1 (10.00%) .NET
8 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
8 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
8 1 (10.00%) IIS
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (10.00%) Data Security
8 1 (10.00%) AS400

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 3 (30.00%) CICS
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) BODI
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Easytrieve
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
3 1 (10.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Consultant
1 3 (30.00%) Technical Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX Specialist
1 3 (30.00%) UNIX Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Programmer
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Computer Operator
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX Technical Specialist
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
3 1 (10.00%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Tandem
2 1 (10.00%) Online Banking
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (10.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
2 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling
2 1 (10.00%) Data Security
2 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (30.00%) JCL
3 3 (30.00%) COBOL
4 1 (10.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Business Objects
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Compuware
2 1 (10.00%) Cognizant