The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 51 68 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -13
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 1.25% 0.19% 1.07%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 0.64% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 3
Median salary £55,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.02% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £39,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,250 £39,000 £41,200
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,377 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -2.36%
Mainframe
North West

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

Miscellaneous Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
182 157 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 45.50% 29.13% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 159 134 135
Median salary £32,500 £38,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.47% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,350 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Lancashire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Skelmersdale - 5 £55,000 -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
1 5 (83.33%) Demand Forecasting
2 4 (66.67%) QA
3 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) AIX
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (33.33%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Banking
5 1 (16.67%) VSAM
5 1 (16.67%) IBM
5 1 (16.67%) CICS
5 1 (16.67%) JCL
5 1 (16.67%) COBOL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CICS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 1 (16.67%) Banking
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Environment Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Test Environment Manager
1 5 (83.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Unix
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Demand Forecasting
1 5 (83.33%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (50.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) COBOL
1 1 (16.67%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM