The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 96 71 -
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.20% 1.54% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.56% 4.15% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £130,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+188.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.10% -5.00%
Mainframe
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Miscellaneous Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
354 313 310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 36.12% 37.04% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 287 279 274
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Gloucestershire region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

Mainframe
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (62.50%) RACF
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
1 10 (62.50%) zSecure
2 9 (56.25%) zOS
3 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 8 (50.00%) CICS
3 8 (50.00%) DB2
4 6 (37.50%) Validation
5 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (25.00%) Process Management
6 4 (25.00%) StreamWeaver
6 4 (25.00%) COBOL
6 4 (25.00%) IBM
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) ACF2
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (12.50%) ERP
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
9 1 (6.25%) Finance
9 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
9 1 (6.25%) Logistics
9 1 (6.25%) Analytics

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 8 (50.00%) CICS
2 4 (25.00%) StreamWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) DB2
General
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 8 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Leader
3 1 (6.25%) Services Director
3 1 (6.25%) RACF Technician
3 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Validation
2 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
3 4 (25.00%) Time Management
3 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
3 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (25.00%) Process Management
4 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 2 (12.50%) ERP
4 2 (12.50%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Logistics
5 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) RACF
2 3 (18.75%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 10 (62.50%) zSecure
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) IBM