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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 613 664 619
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -45
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 15 13 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.034% 0.026% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.074% 0.057% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 9
Average salary £62,500 £61,250 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,196 £51,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £69,250 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.26%
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
20207 22789 20604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.41% 45.76% 46.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16447 18629 16825
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 1 July 2015.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in London

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 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 36 (100.00%) IBM
1 36 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 26 (72.22%) Banking
3 23 (63.89%) DB2
4 22 (61.11%) Retail
5 16 (44.44%) CICS
6 14 (38.89%) Change Management
7 13 (36.11%) JCL
7 13 (36.11%) zOS
7 13 (36.11%) COBOL
8 11 (30.56%) RACF
8 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
8 11 (30.56%) ACF2
9 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
9 10 (27.78%) Coaching
9 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (27.78%) SDLC
9 10 (27.78%) CA Endevor
9 10 (27.78%) QA
9 10 (27.78%) UNIX
9 10 (27.78%) Finance
10 8 (22.22%) Windows
11 7 (19.44%) Release Management
12 5 (13.89%) ISPF
12 5 (13.89%) SWIFT
12 5 (13.89%) Software Delivery
12 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
12 5 (13.89%) ATM
12 5 (13.89%) BMC
12 5 (13.89%) Remedy

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 16 (44.44%) CICS
2 2 (5.56%) SAS
Business Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (13.89%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (63.89%) DB2
2 4 (11.11%) MS Access
3 2 (5.56%) Base SAS
3 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 26 (72.22%) Banking
2 22 (61.11%) Retail
3 10 (27.78%) Finance
4 3 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (5.56%) Law
5 2 (5.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Technical Specialist
2 7 (19.44%) Technical Leader
3 5 (13.89%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Information Specialist
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Forensic Investigator
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Manager
5 2 (5.56%) Performance Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Architect
5 2 (5.56%) Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Programmer
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 36 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.89%) SWIFT
4 4 (11.11%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) zOS
2 10 (27.78%) UNIX
3 8 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (5.56%) AIX
4 2 (5.56%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (38.89%) Change Management
2 10 (27.78%) Mentoring
2 10 (27.78%) Coaching
2 10 (27.78%) SDLC
3 7 (19.44%) Release Management
4 5 (13.89%) Software Delivery
5 2 (5.56%) Open Source
5 2 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.56%) Vulnerability Management
5 2 (5.56%) Information Security
5 2 (5.56%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.56%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.78%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) COBOL
1 13 (36.11%) JCL
2 2 (5.56%) SAS Macro
2 2 (5.56%) Java
2 2 (5.56%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) QA
2 4 (11.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) RACF
1 11 (30.56%) ACF2
2 2 (5.56%) VMware ESX
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (27.78%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 36 (100.00%) IBM
2 5 (13.89%) BMC
2 5 (13.89%) Remedy
3 2 (5.56%) VMware
3 2 (5.56%) Oracle