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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 616 616 615
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 15 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.033% 0.009% 0.037%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.076% 0.019% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Average salary £56,250 £59,250 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +41.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £50,650 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £67,850 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -8.10%
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
19659 20899 22968
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.43% 46.14% 47.09%
Number of salaries quoted 16007 17186 19416
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) IBM
1 27 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 23 (85.19%) Banking
3 18 (66.67%) CICS
4 17 (62.96%) DB2
4 17 (62.96%) Change Management
4 17 (62.96%) Mentoring
5 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (59.26%) Retail
6 13 (48.15%) CA Endevor
6 13 (48.15%) QA
6 13 (48.15%) Release Management
6 13 (48.15%) JCL
6 13 (48.15%) COBOL
6 13 (48.15%) Coaching
7 12 (44.44%) UNIX
8 11 (40.74%) Finance
9 9 (33.33%) AIX
10 8 (29.63%) ATM
11 7 (25.93%) Assembly Language
12 6 (22.22%) SAP
13 5 (18.52%) Web Services
13 5 (18.52%) REXX
13 5 (18.52%) AS400
13 5 (18.52%) BASE24
13 5 (18.52%) Contract for Difference
14 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
14 4 (14.81%) French Language
14 4 (14.81%) German Language
14 4 (14.81%) Spanish Language

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 18 (66.67%) CICS
2 4 (14.81%) SAS
3 3 (11.11%) MQSeries
4 2 (7.41%) NetWeaver
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (3.70%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 5 (18.52%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) ATM
2 4 (14.81%) RTP
3 3 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (3.70%) SMTP
4 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) DB2
General
1 23 (85.19%) Banking
2 16 (59.26%) Retail
3 11 (40.74%) Finance
4 4 (14.81%) French Language
4 4 (14.81%) German Language
4 4 (14.81%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (14.81%) Virtualisation Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Consultant
2 4 (14.81%) Programmer
3 3 (11.11%) CICS Programmer
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) Analyst
4 2 (7.41%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Basis Support
5 1 (3.70%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Support
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Programmer
5 1 (3.70%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (18.52%) Web Services
2 3 (11.11%) Middleware
3 2 (7.41%) SAP Basis
4 1 (3.70%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 27 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (18.52%) AS400
3 5 (18.52%) Contract for Difference
4 4 (14.81%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.81%) Chip Card
5 3 (11.11%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) UNIX
2 9 (33.33%) AIX
3 2 (7.41%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Change Management
1 17 (62.96%) Mentoring
2 13 (48.15%) Release Management
2 13 (48.15%) Coaching
3 4 (14.81%) V-Model
3 4 (14.81%) Waterfall
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) Quality Management
3 4 (14.81%) Project Management
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
3 4 (14.81%) SOA
3 4 (14.81%) DevOps
3 4 (14.81%) Line Management
4 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.11%) Migration
4 3 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) JCL
1 13 (48.15%) COBOL
2 7 (25.93%) Assembly Language
3 5 (18.52%) REXX
4 1 (3.70%) Java
4 1 (3.70%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (48.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) RACF
2 2 (7.41%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) CA Endevor
2 4 (14.81%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (14.81%) CA LISA
3 1 (3.70%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 27 (100.00%) IBM
2 6 (22.22%) SAP
3 4 (14.81%) CA
3 4 (14.81%) HP
3 4 (14.81%) Green Hat
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