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 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 63 54
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.58% 0.69%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.64% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Median salary - £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London median salary £46,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +5.26%
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
192 183 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 44.24% 35.19% 33.87%
Number of salaries quoted 160 154 121
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,700 £66,000 £48,000
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
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 11 (100.00%) IBM
1 11 (100.00%) CICS
1 11 (100.00%) JCL
1 11 (100.00%) COBOL
2 10 (90.91%) Finance
3 8 (72.73%) Banking
3 8 (72.73%) VSAM
3 8 (72.73%) QA
3 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
4 3 (27.27%) DB2
5 2 (18.18%) ISPF
5 2 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
6 1 (9.09%) Retail
6 1 (9.09%) Java

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 11 (100.00%) CICS
2 1 (9.09%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) DB2
General
1 10 (90.91%) Finance
2 8 (72.73%) Banking
3 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Mainframe Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Senior Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Senior Mainframe Developer
3 3 (27.27%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (9.09%) DB2 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (72.73%) VSAM
2 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) COBOL
1 11 (100.00%) JCL
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (72.73%) QA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) IBM