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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 52 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.34% - 0.61%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.10% - 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Average salary £44,000 - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
122 229 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 32.71% 40.89% 43.03%
Number of salaries quoted 114 197 137
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £51,803
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 8 (57.14%) COBOL
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Windows
3 5 (35.71%) Linux
3 5 (35.71%) IBM
3 5 (35.71%) CICS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (35.71%) JCL
3 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) Service Management
3 5 (35.71%) Change Management
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
3 5 (35.71%) Release Management
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) DB2
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Adabas
4 3 (21.43%) NATURAL
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) VSAM
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (21.43%) CA Endevor
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (35.71%) CICS
2 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
1 3 (21.43%) Adabas
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (35.71%) Retail
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Developer
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Release Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Developer
4 2 (14.29%) COBOL Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Testing Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Middleware
2 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
3 1 (7.14%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) VSAM
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
1 5 (35.71%) Service Management
1 5 (35.71%) Change Management
1 5 (35.71%) Release Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) COBOL
2 7 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) JCL
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) NATURAL
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft