The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 177 178 143
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -35
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.028% 0.19% 0.54%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.081% 0.58% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 13
Average salary £49,000 £39,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.05% -34.16%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.56%
Mainframe
West Yorkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1228 1200 863
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 34.48% 31.82% 33.17%
Number of salaries quoted 905 874 618
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £24,000 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Leeds

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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%) UNIX
2 3 (60.00%) COBOL
2 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 2 (40.00%) Oracle
3 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (40.00%) SAS
3 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Coaching
4 1 (20.00%) NATURAL
4 1 (20.00%) JCL
4 1 (20.00%) CICS
4 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (20.00%) Adabas
4 1 (20.00%) JUnit
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (20.00%) Apache
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (20.00%) Teradata

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Leeds 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%) SAS
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) Adabas
2 1 (20.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architect
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Architect
1 2 (40.00%) SAS Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior COBOL Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SAS Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (20.00%) Spring
1 1 (20.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) COBOL
2 2 (40.00%) Assembly Language
3 1 (20.00%) NATURAL
3 1 (20.00%) JCL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) Teradata