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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 73 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.68% - 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% - 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
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
East Midlands

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
256 365 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 34.78% 41.62% 37.43%
Number of salaries quoted 225 325 240
Average salary £42,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.38% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 5 £44,000 -
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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%) JCL
3 5 (35.71%) Middleware
3 5 (35.71%) CICS
3 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
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%) VSAM
4 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
4 3 (21.43%) CA Endevor
4 3 (21.43%) Finance
4 3 (21.43%) C#
4 3 (21.43%) Adabas
4 3 (21.43%) .NET
4 3 (21.43%) DB2
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET
4 3 (21.43%) Banking
4 3 (21.43%) NATURAL
5 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 2 (14.29%) Microsoft

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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