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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 51 53 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.01% 0.76% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 2.50% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £44,000 £43,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.32% -
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +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
188 120 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 47.36% 30.53% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 155 109 190
Average salary £43,835 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 9 February 2016, 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 6 (60.00%) COBOL
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
1 6 (60.00%) JCL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Extranet
3 4 (40.00%) MS Office
3 4 (40.00%) Java
3 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) CICS
5 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (20.00%) IBM
5 2 (20.00%) Retail
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
5 2 (20.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) People Management
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Ajax
6 1 (10.00%) MVC
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) CSS

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (30.00%) CICS
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (40.00%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
2 2 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
1 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) COBOL Developer
2 3 (30.00%) DB2 Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (20.00%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Business Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Lead Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Product Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Products Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) Ajax
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) CSS3
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) HTML5
2 1 (10.00%) jQuery
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (10.00%) XHTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
2 1 (10.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Mainframe
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (10.00%) MVC
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) COBOL
1 6 (60.00%) JCL
2 5 (50.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) C#
5 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM