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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 68 70 84
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 10 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.57% 1.16% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.35% 3.39% 0.36%
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 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -2.56%
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
297 295 279
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 42.49% 34.22% 40.09%
Number of salaries quoted 225 251 260
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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 4 £65,000 +116.66%
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 7 (50.00%) JCL
2 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 6 (42.86%) COBOL
2 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
3 5 (35.71%) Java
3 5 (35.71%) UNIX
3 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
4 4 (28.57%) Windows
4 4 (28.57%) CICS
4 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
5 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
5 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
5 3 (21.43%) Retail
5 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (21.43%) Remedy
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) SLA
5 3 (21.43%) AIX
5 3 (21.43%) DB2
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) Linux
6 2 (14.29%) JBoss
6 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (14.29%) VB
6 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
6 2 (14.29%) .NET

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 4 (28.57%) CICS
1 4 (28.57%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) DB2
2 2 (14.29%) Adabas
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Retail
3 1 (7.14%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) Analyst
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Developer
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) COBOL Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (21.43%) Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
4 2 (14.29%) Service Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) AWS Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Mainframe Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) XSLT
1 2 (14.29%) WebSphere MQ
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) UNIX
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) AIX
4 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Incident Management
2 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (14.29%) DevOps
3 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 2 (14.29%) Information Security
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Management
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Risk Management
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) JCL
2 6 (42.86%) COBOL
3 5 (35.71%) Java
4 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 2 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 2 (14.29%) NATURAL
4 2 (14.29%) VB6
4 2 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (7.14%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Time Sharing Option
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Control-M
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (21.43%) Remedy
3 2 (14.29%) i2
4 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
4 1 (7.14%) SAP