The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Kent region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 98 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -9
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.089% 2.16% 1.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 8.01% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 18 11
Average salary - £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +10.85%
Miscellaneous Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
366 287 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 32.59% 26.95% 25.73%
Number of salaries quoted 306 229 185
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £59,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Kent

Mainframe
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Kent region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
Folkestone -6 1 - -
Mainframe
South East

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 7 (70.00%) Java
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 6 (60.00%) Web Services
2 6 (60.00%) XML
2 6 (60.00%) SOA
2 6 (60.00%) B2B
3 5 (50.00%) JMX
3 5 (50.00%) JSF
3 5 (50.00%) BODI
3 5 (50.00%) Informatica
3 5 (50.00%) JAXB
3 5 (50.00%) ETL
3 5 (50.00%) XML Schema
3 5 (50.00%) Cognos
3 5 (50.00%) UML
3 5 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 5 (50.00%) XSLT
3 5 (50.00%) EJB
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
3 5 (50.00%) JAX-WS
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 4 (40.00%) Solaris
4 4 (40.00%) Sun
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (20.00%) Apache
1 2 (20.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) BODI
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (40.00%) Oracle Database
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Ant
1 1 (10.00%) Maven
1 1 (10.00%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Architect
2 5 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Release Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Configuration Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Tester
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) UAT Test Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) Web Services
1 6 (60.00%) XML
2 5 (50.00%) XSLT
2 5 (50.00%) XML Schema
2 5 (50.00%) JAXB
2 5 (50.00%) JMX
2 5 (50.00%) JSF
2 5 (50.00%) EJB
2 5 (50.00%) JAX-WS
3 2 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) Java EE
4 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (10.00%) Tandem
1 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Solaris
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) SOA
1 6 (60.00%) B2B
2 5 (50.00%) ETL
2 5 (50.00%) UML
2 5 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (20.00%) Service Management
4 2 (20.00%) ITIL
5 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Change Management
5 1 (10.00%) Workflow
5 1 (10.00%) BPEL
5 1 (10.00%) Document Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) ISEB
1 2 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) Business Objects
2 5 (50.00%) Cognos
2 5 (50.00%) Informatica
3 4 (40.00%) Sun
4 1 (10.00%) BMC
4 1 (10.00%) Cognizant
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft