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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank - 135 119
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire - 0.26% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.71% 1.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 10
Average salary - £35,000 £104,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -66.34%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.56%
Mainframe
East of England

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

Miscellaneous Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
921 844 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 37.87% 36.13% 37.01%
Number of salaries quoted 740 695 581
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (88.89%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) XML
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
4 4 (44.44%) SOA
4 4 (44.44%) Web Services
5 3 (33.33%) UNIX
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
5 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
5 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
5 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) DevOps
6 2 (22.22%) Line Management
6 2 (22.22%) CBAP
6 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
6 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (22.22%) Java
6 2 (22.22%) AIX
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) JBoss
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) HTTP
6 2 (22.22%) IBM
6 2 (22.22%) i2
7 1 (11.11%) Control-M

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
1 5 (55.56%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) HTTP
General
1 8 (88.89%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (11.11%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Business Systems Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Systems Analyst
2 6 (66.67%) Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Business Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Services Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) XML
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) UNIX
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) AIX
2 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
3 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 3 (33.33%) Requirements Management
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Software Delivery
4 2 (22.22%) DevOps
4 2 (22.22%) Line Management
4 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
4 2 (22.22%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
5 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Data Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (11.11%) Quantitative Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) CBAP
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) IBM
1 2 (22.22%) i2
2 1 (11.11%) Sitecore