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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 601 624 618
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -6
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 16 3 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.035% 0.007% 0.031%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.081% 0.014% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £65,000 £48,500 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.02% +16.16%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £38,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
+31.57% -21.64%
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
19644 20896 22037
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.49% 45.31% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 16292 17010 18475
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,556
% change year-on-year
- +3.74%

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 24 November 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 28 (100.00%) IBM
1 28 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 24 (85.71%) Banking
3 21 (75.00%) CICS
4 18 (64.29%) Retail
4 18 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (60.71%) Mentoring
5 17 (60.71%) Change Management
6 16 (57.14%) DB2
7 13 (46.43%) COBOL
7 13 (46.43%) JCL
7 13 (46.43%) CA Endevor
7 13 (46.43%) Coaching
7 13 (46.43%) QA
7 13 (46.43%) Release Management
8 11 (39.29%) Finance
9 10 (35.71%) UNIX
10 9 (32.14%) AIX
10 9 (32.14%) Assembly Language
11 8 (28.57%) ATM
12 6 (21.43%) Migration
13 5 (17.86%) AS400
13 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 5 (17.86%) BASE24
13 5 (17.86%) Internet
13 5 (17.86%) Project Management
13 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
13 5 (17.86%) Degree
13 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (17.86%) Online Banking

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 21 (75.00%) CICS
2 5 (17.86%) MQSeries
3 4 (14.29%) SAS
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere
4 1 (3.57%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 5 (17.86%) BASE24
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) ATM
2 5 (17.86%) Internet
3 4 (14.29%) RTP
4 1 (3.57%) SMTP
4 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (57.14%) DB2
General
1 24 (85.71%) Banking
2 18 (64.29%) Retail
3 11 (39.29%) Finance
4 4 (14.29%) French Language
4 4 (14.29%) German Language
4 4 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Technical Specialist
2 6 (21.43%) Programmer
3 5 (17.86%) CICS Programmer
4 4 (14.29%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 4 (14.29%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Leader
5 1 (3.57%) Systems Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
1 5 (17.86%) Middleware
2 1 (3.57%) JNDI
2 1 (3.57%) JMS
2 1 (3.57%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.57%) .NET
2 1 (3.57%) J2EE
2 1 (3.57%) JDBC
2 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (64.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (17.86%) AS400
3 5 (17.86%) Online Banking
3 5 (17.86%) Contract for Difference
4 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.29%) Chip Card
5 1 (3.57%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) UNIX
2 9 (32.14%) AIX
3 2 (7.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Change Management
1 17 (60.71%) Mentoring
2 13 (46.43%) Coaching
2 13 (46.43%) Release Management
3 6 (21.43%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (17.86%) PRINCE2
4 5 (17.86%) Project Management
4 5 (17.86%) Service Delivery
4 5 (17.86%) Waterfall
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (14.29%) V-Model
5 4 (14.29%) Quality Management
5 4 (14.29%) SOA
5 4 (14.29%) DevOps
5 4 (14.29%) Line Management
6 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.57%) CMMI
7 1 (3.57%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (46.43%) COBOL
1 13 (46.43%) JCL
2 9 (32.14%) Assembly Language
3 5 (17.86%) REXX
4 1 (3.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) ISEB
2 1 (3.57%) Sun Certification
2 1 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) RACF
2 2 (7.14%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 13 (46.43%) CA Endevor
2 4 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (14.29%) CA LISA
3 1 (3.57%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (14.29%) HP
2 4 (14.29%) CA
2 4 (14.29%) Green Hat
2 4 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Sun