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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 175 141 142
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +1
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 7 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.19% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.99% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 5
Average salary £39,500 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.16% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,200 £60,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +16.07%
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
876 702 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.24% 26.98% 23.82%
Number of salaries quoted 643 521 544
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Leeds

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 13 (68.42%) DB2
2 12 (63.16%) zOS
3 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (47.37%) Banking
3 9 (47.37%) Incident Management
4 8 (42.11%) IBM
5 7 (36.84%) COBOL
5 7 (36.84%) CICS
6 5 (26.32%) UNIX
7 4 (21.05%) C#
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) Adabas
7 4 (21.05%) NATURAL
7 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
8 3 (15.79%) Ruby
8 3 (15.79%) Java EE
8 3 (15.79%) Degree
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) Grails
8 3 (15.79%) VSAM
8 3 (15.79%) Spring
8 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
8 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
8 3 (15.79%) W3C
8 3 (15.79%) Apache
8 3 (15.79%) Python
8 3 (15.79%) JAXB
8 3 (15.79%) WSDL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 7 (36.84%) CICS
2 4 (21.05%) WebSphere
3 3 (15.79%) GlassFish
3 3 (15.79%) Apache
4 1 (5.26%) SAS
4 1 (5.26%) CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (68.42%) DB2
2 4 (21.05%) Adabas
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) JUnit
2 1 (5.26%) Subversion
General
1 9 (47.37%) Banking
2 1 (5.26%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (47.37%) DBA
1 9 (47.37%) Administrator
1 9 (47.37%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (5.26%) COBOL Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Natural/Adabas Developer
4 1 (5.26%) MI Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Project Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX Specialist
4 1 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) Web Services
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) WSDL
2 3 (15.79%) XML Schema
2 3 (15.79%) JAXB
2 3 (15.79%) Hibernate
2 3 (15.79%) Spring
2 3 (15.79%) Java EE
2 3 (15.79%) Grails
3 2 (10.53%) EntireX
4 1 (5.26%) jQuery
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.26%) Ajax
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) W3C
1 3 (15.79%) VSAM
1 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Data Extraction
2 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) zOS
2 5 (26.32%) UNIX
3 4 (21.05%) Linux
4 3 (15.79%) Solaris
5 1 (5.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
1 9 (47.37%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.79%) Software Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
4 1 (5.26%) Web Design
4 1 (5.26%) Information Security
4 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.26%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) COBOL
2 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (21.05%) NATURAL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) Ruby
3 3 (15.79%) Groovy
3 3 (15.79%) Scala
3 3 (15.79%) Perl
3 3 (15.79%) Java
3 3 (15.79%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) REXX
4 2 (10.53%) JCL
5 1 (5.26%) SELCOPY
5 1 (5.26%) SQL
5 1 (5.26%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (42.11%) IBM