The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 48 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 9 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.12% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.26% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Average salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Mainframe
Leicestershire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
124 223 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 29.18% 38.25% 42.53%
Number of salaries quoted 110 192 161
Average salary £42,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.38% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,428 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 Leicester

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Leicester

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Leicester

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) COBOL
3 6 (42.86%) UNIX
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) C#
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
5 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 4 (28.57%) Retail
5 4 (28.57%) IBM
5 4 (28.57%) JCL
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 3 (21.43%) ITIL
6 3 (21.43%) Linux
6 3 (21.43%) AIX
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (14.29%) NATURAL
7 2 (14.29%) VB6
7 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
7 2 (14.29%) DevOps
7 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
7 2 (14.29%) XML
7 2 (14.29%) XSLT
7 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 2 (14.29%) VB
7 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
7 2 (14.29%) JBoss

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) CICS
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Project
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Adabas
1 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Service Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Services Delivery Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Delivery Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) UNIX Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) .NET
1 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) XML
2 2 (14.29%) XSLT
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) UNIX
2 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Change Management
3 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) People Management
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Trend Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) COBOL
3 5 (35.71%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) JCL
5 2 (14.29%) VB6
5 2 (14.29%) NATURAL
5 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 2 (14.29%) VB
5 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
6 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) PMP
1 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) i2
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP