The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 626 653 601
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -52
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 10 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.023% 0.027% 0.043%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.049% 0.060% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 17
Average salary £62,500 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,346 £50,500 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.09%
IBM Mainframe
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
20306 21687 20640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.91% 45.05% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16501 17623 16754
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in London

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in London

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in London

IBM Mainframe
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in London

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 31 (100.00%) IBM
1 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 22 (70.97%) Banking
3 21 (67.74%) DB2
4 18 (58.06%) Retail
5 14 (45.16%) CICS
6 13 (41.94%) COBOL
6 13 (41.94%) JCL
7 11 (35.48%) zOS
8 10 (32.26%) Change Management
8 10 (32.26%) CA Endevor
8 10 (32.26%) QA
8 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
8 10 (32.26%) Coaching
8 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (32.26%) SDLC
9 9 (29.03%) RACF
9 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
9 9 (29.03%) ACF2
9 9 (29.03%) zSecure
10 8 (25.81%) Finance
11 7 (22.58%) Release Management
12 6 (19.35%) UNIX
13 5 (16.13%) ATM
13 5 (16.13%) BMC
13 5 (16.13%) Remedy
13 5 (16.13%) ISPF
13 5 (16.13%) SWIFT
13 5 (16.13%) Time Sharing Option
13 5 (16.13%) Remedy ITSM

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (45.16%) CICS
2 2 (6.45%) SAS
3 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 9 (29.03%) TCP/IP
2 5 (16.13%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (67.74%) DB2
2 2 (6.45%) Base SAS
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 22 (70.97%) Banking
2 18 (58.06%) Retail
3 8 (25.81%) Finance
4 2 (6.45%) Law
4 2 (6.45%) Legal
5 1 (3.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (22.58%) Technical Specialist
1 7 (22.58%) Technical Leader
2 5 (16.13%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 3 (9.68%) Architect
3 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Support Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Performance Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Forensic Investigator
4 2 (6.45%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.23%) Lead Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.13%) ISPF
2 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (32.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (16.13%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 11 (35.48%) zOS
2 6 (19.35%) UNIX
3 4 (12.90%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) AIX
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Change Management
1 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
1 10 (32.26%) Coaching
1 10 (32.26%) SDLC
2 7 (22.58%) Release Management
3 5 (16.13%) Software Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Open Source
4 2 (6.45%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.45%) Vulnerability Management
4 2 (6.45%) Information Security
4 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.23%) Logistics
5 1 (3.23%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) COBOL
1 13 (41.94%) JCL
2 3 (9.68%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) SQL
3 2 (6.45%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (32.26%) QA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) RACF
1 9 (29.03%) ACF2
2 5 (16.13%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (6.45%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (32.26%) CA Endevor
2 9 (29.03%) zSecure
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (16.13%) BMC
2 5 (16.13%) Remedy
3 3 (9.68%) Oracle
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) TIBCO