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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 49 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 8 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.01% 0.25% 1.04%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.37% 0.71% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £33,000 £37,000 £26,425
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.81% +40.01%
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.36% +11.76%
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
149 141 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 37.34% 34.73% 40.67%
Number of salaries quoted 124 134 124
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £33,479
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +13.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) IBM
4 5 (31.25%) CICS
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (31.25%) DB2
4 5 (31.25%) JCL
4 5 (31.25%) Middleware
4 5 (31.25%) COBOL
4 5 (31.25%) Linux
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) Service Management
4 5 (31.25%) Change Management
4 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
4 5 (31.25%) CA Endevor
4 5 (31.25%) Release Management
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 4 (25.00%) VSAM
6 3 (18.75%) Retail
6 3 (18.75%) Adabas
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) NATURAL
6 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
6 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
7 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
7 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
7 2 (12.50%) People Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (31.25%) CICS
2 3 (18.75%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) DB2
2 3 (18.75%) Adabas
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 5 (31.25%) Banking
3 3 (18.75%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Programmer
2 4 (25.00%) Release Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) COBOL Programmer
3 3 (18.75%) Developer
3 3 (18.75%) Service Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Service Manager
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Testing Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) Mainframe Programmer
5 1 (6.25%) COBOL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (31.25%) Middleware
2 1 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (25.00%) VSAM
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Service Management
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 5 (31.25%) Release Management
3 3 (18.75%) Business Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Problem Management
4 2 (12.50%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (12.50%) People Management
4 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) JCL
1 5 (31.25%) COBOL
2 3 (18.75%) NATURAL
3 2 (12.50%) Java
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (31.25%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
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