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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 85 82 91
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 6 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.61% 0.86% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.96% 2.20% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £58,000 £42,500 £19,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.47% +117.94%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -2.70%
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
306 363 373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 31.16% 39.12% 43.42%
Number of salaries quoted 232 269 338
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gloucester +1 5 £58,000 +36.47%
Mainframe
South West

Mainframe
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (75.00%) RACF
2 11 (68.75%) zOS
3 10 (62.50%) CICS
3 10 (62.50%) DB2
3 10 (62.50%) Banking
3 10 (62.50%) Retail
4 6 (37.50%) Validation
4 6 (37.50%) IBM
4 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (31.25%) ACF2
5 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
5 5 (31.25%) Unit Testing
6 4 (25.00%) StreamWeaver
6 4 (25.00%) COBOL
6 4 (25.00%) Process Management
6 4 (25.00%) Time Management
6 4 (25.00%) Portfolio Management
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (6.25%) Finance

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (62.50%) CICS
2 4 (25.00%) StreamWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) DB2
General
1 10 (62.50%) Banking
1 10 (62.50%) Retail
2 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Technical Leader
2 4 (25.00%) Development Manager
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (31.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) 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
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) COBOL
System Software
1 12 (75.00%) RACF
2 5 (31.25%) ACF2
Vendors
1 6 (37.50%) IBM