The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank - 50 36
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax - 1.02% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 7.14% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 1
Average salary - £46,750 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.35%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Mainframe
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
29 56 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 18.47% 14.32% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 39
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Halifax

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
1 2 (100.00%) XML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) SAS
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) NCR
1 2 (100.00%) PL/1
1 2 (100.00%) EMV
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) BASE24
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 2 (100.00%) Tandem
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (100.00%) QA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 2 (100.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) DB2
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) J2EE
1 2 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) EMV
1 2 (100.00%) Tandem
1 2 (100.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) COBOL
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) PL/1
1 2 (100.00%) JCL
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (100.00%) ISO 8583
1 2 (100.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Oracle
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) HP
1 2 (100.00%) NCR
1 2 (100.00%) VocaLink