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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 614 641 652
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +11
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 6 23 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.016% 0.053% 0.029%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.035% 0.11% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 3
Median salary - £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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
17376 21173 20470
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.51% 48.53% 45.23%
Number of salaries quoted 14759 17439 16453
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 September 2016, IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 31 (100.00%) IBM
1 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 31 (100.00%) Banking
2 24 (77.42%) JCL
3 20 (64.52%) Financial Institution
3 20 (64.52%) Finance
4 18 (58.06%) Retail
5 15 (48.39%) COBOL
5 15 (48.39%) DB2
5 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (38.71%) VSAM
6 12 (38.71%) Cognizant
7 11 (35.48%) SDLC
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.81%) CRM
8 8 (25.81%) Java
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) MS Office
8 8 (25.81%) Retail Banking
8 8 (25.81%) Online Banking
8 8 (25.81%) Wealth Management
9 7 (22.58%) DataPower
9 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
9 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
9 7 (22.58%) Middleware
9 7 (22.58%) Windows
9 7 (22.58%) AIX
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) MQSeries
9 7 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (22.58%) MQSeries
1 7 (22.58%) WebSphere
1 7 (22.58%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (3.23%) CICS
Applications
1 8 (25.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (48.39%) DB2
General
1 31 (100.00%) Banking
2 20 (64.52%) Finance
2 20 (64.52%) Financial Institution
3 18 (58.06%) Retail
4 8 (25.81%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 12 (38.71%) Mainframe Developer
3 9 (29.03%) Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Banking Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) IT Analyst
4 8 (25.81%) Solutions Analyst
5 7 (22.58%) Technical Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Middleware Specialist
6 3 (9.68%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) Middleware
2 4 (12.90%) IBM Integration Bus
3 3 (9.68%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 15 (48.39%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (38.71%) VSAM
4 8 (25.81%) Online Banking
5 7 (22.58%) DataPower
6 3 (9.68%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 7 (22.58%) AIX
1 7 (22.58%) Linux
1 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) SDLC
2 8 (25.81%) CRM
2 8 (25.81%) Wealth Management
3 7 (22.58%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.68%) Coaching
4 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) JCL
2 15 (48.39%) COBOL
3 8 (25.81%) Java
3 8 (25.81%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) QA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 31 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (38.71%) Cognizant
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.68%) BMC
4 3 (9.68%) Remedy