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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 171 159 161
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.058% 0.34% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.19% 1.32% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 1
Average salary £88,500 £52,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+68.57% +133.33%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
1049 832 837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 30.64% 26.03% 28.38%
Number of salaries quoted 844 605 706
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,050 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 22 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) Adabas
2 3 (50.00%) CICS
2 3 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 3 (50.00%) COBOL
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) VSAM
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
4 1 (16.67%) REXX
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
4 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (16.67%) EntireX
4 1 (16.67%) SELCOPY
4 1 (16.67%) JCL
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) DB2

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (16.67%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) LAN
1 2 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Adabas
2 1 (16.67%) DB2
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Head of Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) Adabas Natural Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Delivery Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Mainframe Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Natural/Adabas Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebSphere MQ
1 1 (16.67%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) PRINCE
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) COBOL
1 3 (50.00%) NATURAL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) SELCOPY
2 1 (16.67%) REXX