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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 50 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.95% 2.38% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.08% 7.01% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 1
Average salary £65,000 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+116.66% -18.91%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.04% +4.21%
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
192 157 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 45.61% 33.98% 33.96%
Number of salaries quoted 151 126 120
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 3 September 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 7 (53.85%) JCL
2 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) COBOL
2 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
3 5 (38.46%) Finance
3 5 (38.46%) Java
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
4 4 (30.77%) Windows
4 4 (30.77%) CICS
4 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
4 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (30.77%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
5 3 (23.08%) Retail
5 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (23.08%) ITIL
5 3 (23.08%) AIX
5 3 (23.08%) DB2
6 2 (15.38%) C#
6 2 (15.38%) Linux
6 2 (15.38%) JBoss
6 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
6 2 (15.38%) VB
6 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
6 2 (15.38%) .NET
6 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
6 2 (15.38%) NATURAL
6 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
6 2 (15.38%) Remedy

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 (30.77%) CICS
1 4 (30.77%) WebSphere
2 2 (15.38%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) DB2
2 2 (15.38%) Adabas
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 3 (23.08%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (23.08%) COBOL Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (23.08%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) COBOL Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (23.08%) Programmer
4 2 (15.38%) Applications Support
4 2 (15.38%) Service Analyst
4 2 (15.38%) AWS Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) XML
1 2 (15.38%) XSLT
1 2 (15.38%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (15.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 3 (23.08%) AIX
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Incident Management
2 3 (23.08%) Business Analysis
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) DevOps
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.69%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) JCL
2 6 (46.15%) COBOL
3 5 (38.46%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
4 2 (15.38%) VB
4 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
4 2 (15.38%) NATURAL
4 2 (15.38%) VB6
4 2 (15.38%) C#
5 1 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Time Sharing Option
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) IBM
2 2 (15.38%) i2
2 2 (15.38%) Remedy
3 1 (7.69%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.69%) SAP