The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 - 65 47
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool - 0.42% 2.94%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.26% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 10
Average salary - £32,000 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +16.36%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Mainframe
Merseyside

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

Miscellaneous Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
103 159 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 27.69% 33.40% 37.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90 146 144
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -2.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Liverpool

Mainframe
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
1 2 (66.67%) PrintSoft PReS
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 1 (33.33%) MVS
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) PrintSoft PReS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
1 3 (100.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Support
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Support Analyst
2 2 (66.67%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Development Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
1 2 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 1 (33.33%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Assembly Language
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Adobe