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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 185 169
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.085% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.25% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 13
Average salary - £61,215 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.60%
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +11.11%
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
1056 1207 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 31.63% 34.29% 30.92%
Number of salaries quoted 817 950 750
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) JCL
1 8 (80.00%) CICS
1 8 (80.00%) COBOL
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
4 5 (50.00%) Perl
4 5 (50.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (50.00%) zOS
4 5 (50.00%) Java EE
5 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
5 4 (40.00%) Apache
5 4 (40.00%) Oracle
5 4 (40.00%) JUnit
5 4 (40.00%) Web Services
5 4 (40.00%) XML
5 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
6 3 (30.00%) Adabas
6 3 (30.00%) JIRA
6 3 (30.00%) Confluence
6 3 (30.00%) NATURAL
6 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
7 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
7 2 (20.00%) SAS Macro
7 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 2 (20.00%) Data Migration

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) CICS
2 4 (40.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) Confluence
3 3 (30.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (20.00%) SAS
5 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) Adabas
2 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (20.00%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (20.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) JUnit
2 3 (30.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
2 2 (20.00%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
2 7 (70.00%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (30.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Data Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Data Migration Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse Developer
4 2 (20.00%) ETL Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) ETL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Migration Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) SAS Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) SAS Developer
4 2 (20.00%) SAS ETL Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Unix Consultant
4 2 (20.00%) Unix Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) Spring
2 5 (50.00%) Java EE
3 4 (40.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (40.00%) Web Services
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) JAXB
4 1 (10.00%) WSDL
4 1 (10.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) zOS
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 2 (20.00%) ETL
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Process Improvement
3 2 (20.00%) Project Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) COBOL
1 8 (80.00%) Java
1 8 (80.00%) JCL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) Python
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (30.00%) NATURAL
6 2 (20.00%) SAS Macro
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Oracle