The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank - 67 73
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire - 1.11% 0.58%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 2.22% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 4
Median salary - £43,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.27%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £44,397 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -11.20%

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

Miscellaneous Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
287 361 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 41.41% 50.21% 31.49%
Number of salaries quoted 245 299 192
Median salary £36,500 £42,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.09% -2.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicestershire region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leicestershire region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 12 (100.00%) zOS
2 8 (66.67%) JCL
2 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 8 (66.67%) CICS
2 8 (66.67%) COBOL
3 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (58.33%) Java
3 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 7 (58.33%) DB2
3 7 (58.33%) OS/390
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Linux
4 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
4 4 (33.33%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) SDLC
4 4 (33.33%) Time Management
5 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
5 1 (8.33%) Retail
5 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
5 1 (8.33%) Adabas
5 1 (8.33%) NATURAL

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (66.67%) CICS
2 1 (8.33%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (58.33%) DB2
2 1 (8.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 7 (58.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) COBOL Developer
1 8 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (58.33%) DB2 Developer
2 7 (58.33%) Lead Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Head of Support
3 4 (33.33%) Head of Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Adabas Natural Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Mainframe Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) zOS
2 7 (58.33%) OS/390
3 4 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) SDLC
1 4 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 4 (33.33%) Supplier Management
1 4 (33.33%) Time Management
1 4 (33.33%) Waterfall
2 1 (8.33%) Test Planning
2 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) COBOL
1 8 (66.67%) JCL
2 7 (58.33%) Java
2 7 (58.33%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) IBM
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft