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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 64 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.40% 2.71% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.41% 14.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 0
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +16.07%
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
142 94 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 28.34% 18.22% 21.02%
Number of salaries quoted 124 90 102
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,100 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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
Preston -2 1 £37,500 +50.00%
Accrington - 1 £41,500 -
Mainframe
North West

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 4 (80.00%) DB2
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) SEO
2 2 (40.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) J2EE
2 2 (40.00%) CICS
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) PL/1
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat
2 2 (40.00%) Internet
2 2 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) SOAP
2 2 (40.00%) Web Services
2 2 (40.00%) XML
2 2 (40.00%) UNIX
2 2 (40.00%) AIX
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) UML
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
2 2 (40.00%) SOA
2 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (40.00%) WSDL
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) SSL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 (40.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 2 (40.00%) MQSeries
1 2 (40.00%) CICS
1 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SSL
1 2 (40.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) DB2
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) IMS/DB
2 2 (40.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Test Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Test Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) J2EE
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) SOAP
1 2 (40.00%) Web Services
1 2 (40.00%) XML
1 2 (40.00%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) AIX
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
1 2 (40.00%) CentOS
1 2 (40.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) UML
1 2 (40.00%) OO
1 2 (40.00%) SOA
1 2 (40.00%) SEO
1 2 (40.00%) Scrum
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Web Development
1 2 (40.00%) Product Management
1 2 (40.00%) Master Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) COBOL
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) IBM
2 2 (40.00%) CA
2 2 (40.00%) Red Hat