The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 511 520 468
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -52
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 116 108 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.25% 0.24% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.53% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 80 84 132
Average salary £60,000 £61,000 £70,125
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% -13.01%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £93,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
19778 20415 23187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.20% 45.87% 46.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15947 16687 19807
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £82,500 £83,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in London

Mainframe
Salary Trend in London

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in London

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in London

Mainframe
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the London region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 33 £58,000 +7.40% 6
Bromley -16 3 £62,500 -20.63%
Docklands, London - 2 £74,000 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £70,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 107 (39.34%) Finance
2 100 (36.76%) Banking
3 84 (30.88%) Oracle
3 84 (30.88%) DB2
4 83 (30.51%) Retail
5 77 (28.31%) SQL
6 74 (27.21%) Change Management
7 68 (25.00%) UNIX
8 67 (24.63%) IBM
9 61 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
10 58 (21.32%) Mentoring
10 58 (21.32%) Java
11 52 (19.12%) Windows
12 47 (17.28%) QA
13 43 (15.81%) Coaching
13 43 (15.81%) Web Services
14 42 (15.44%) COBOL
15 41 (15.07%) SOA
16 39 (14.34%) CICS
17 38 (13.97%) Degree
18 37 (13.60%) XML
19 36 (13.24%) Linux
19 36 (13.24%) JCL
20 32 (11.76%) HP
21 30 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
22 29 (10.66%) zOS
23 28 (10.29%) ITIL
24 27 (9.93%) Oracle Database
25 26 (9.56%) MS Excel
25 26 (9.56%) SQL Server

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 39 (14.34%) CICS
2 20 (7.35%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.25%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.41%) GlassFish
4 12 (4.41%) Apache
5 9 (3.31%) WebSphere Application Server
6 6 (2.21%) MQSeries
7 5 (1.84%) SAS
8 4 (1.47%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.74%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.37%) FileNet
10 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.37%) WorkSite
10 1 (0.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 26 (9.56%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.31%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.47%) MS Office
4 2 (0.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.37%) MS Project
5 1 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (5.15%) BASE24
2 7 (2.57%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (2.57%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.57%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle Assets
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle General Ledger
4 5 (1.84%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.47%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.41%) Firewall
3 10 (3.68%) ATM
4 6 (2.21%) Internet
5 5 (1.84%) 3G
5 5 (1.84%) WAN
5 5 (1.84%) VLAN
6 4 (1.47%) RTP
6 4 (1.47%) SSL
7 3 (1.10%) DNS
7 3 (1.10%) HTTPS
7 3 (1.10%) HTTP
8 2 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.74%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.74%) FCoE
8 2 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.74%) X.25
8 2 (0.74%) LAN
8 2 (0.74%) VPN
8 2 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (30.88%) DB2
2 27 (9.93%) Oracle Database
3 26 (9.56%) SQL Server
4 13 (4.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 10 (3.68%) BODI
5 10 (3.68%) Data Warehouse
6 9 (3.31%) RDBMS
6 9 (3.31%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.57%) SQLPlus
8 6 (2.21%) Oracle ODI
8 6 (2.21%) NonStop SQL
9 5 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (1.84%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.10%) MS Access
10 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.74%) MySQL
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
11 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
11 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (1.10%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.37%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
General
1 107 (39.34%) Finance
2 100 (36.76%) Banking
3 83 (30.51%) Retail
4 11 (4.04%) Back Office
4 11 (4.04%) Investment Banking
5 10 (3.68%) Marketing
6 7 (2.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.21%) General Ledger
8 5 (1.84%) Financial Institution
9 4 (1.47%) Retail Banking
9 4 (1.47%) French Language
9 4 (1.47%) German Language
9 4 (1.47%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.10%) Legal
11 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.74%) International Banking
12 1 (0.37%) Billing
12 1 (0.37%) Korean Language
12 1 (0.37%) Front Office
12 1 (0.37%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 57 (20.96%) Architect
2 53 (19.49%) Analyst
3 42 (15.44%) Technical Specialist
4 34 (12.50%) Business Analyst
5 32 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (8.46%) Business Systems Analyst
6 23 (8.46%) Systems Analyst
7 21 (7.72%) Developer
8 16 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
8 16 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
9 12 (4.41%) Senior Business Analyst
9 12 (4.41%) Consultant
10 10 (3.68%) Ab Initio Developer
10 10 (3.68%) Designer
11 9 (3.31%) Insurance Business Analyst
11 9 (3.31%) Senior Technical Specialist
11 9 (3.31%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (2.94%) Senior Systems Analyst
12 8 (2.94%) Support Analyst
12 8 (2.94%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (15.81%) Web Services
2 37 (13.60%) XML
3 25 (9.19%) Middleware
4 17 (6.25%) .NET
4 17 (6.25%) J2EE
5 16 (5.88%) XSLT
6 11 (4.04%) Spring
6 11 (4.04%) ISPF
7 9 (3.31%) JSF
7 9 (3.31%) JMX
7 9 (3.31%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 9 (3.31%) JAX-WS
7 9 (3.31%) XML Schema
7 9 (3.31%) JAXB
7 9 (3.31%) EJB
8 7 (2.57%) XSD
8 7 (2.57%) JMS
9 6 (2.21%) CGI
10 5 (1.84%) SOAP
10 5 (1.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 61 (22.43%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (9.19%) IBM Mainframe
3 20 (7.35%) Client/Server
4 13 (4.78%) Tandem
4 13 (4.78%) SWIFT
5 10 (3.68%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.68%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.31%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.57%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.84%) Equities
8 5 (1.84%) AS400
8 5 (1.84%) Fixed Income
8 5 (1.84%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.84%) Open Source
8 5 (1.84%) Contract for Difference
9 4 (1.47%) EMV
9 4 (1.47%) VSAM
10 3 (1.10%) Chip Card
10 3 (1.10%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 68 (25.00%) UNIX
2 52 (19.12%) Windows
3 36 (13.24%) Linux
4 29 (10.66%) zOS
5 16 (5.88%) AIX
6 15 (5.51%) Solaris
7 9 (3.31%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.31%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (2.57%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (27.21%) Change Management
2 58 (21.32%) Mentoring
3 43 (15.81%) Coaching
4 41 (15.07%) SOA
5 30 (11.03%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (10.29%) ITIL
7 25 (9.19%) Project Management
8 24 (8.82%) Information Management
8 24 (8.82%) Document Management
8 24 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
9 22 (8.09%) PRINCE2
9 22 (8.09%) UML
10 21 (7.72%) Workflow
10 21 (7.72%) TOGAF
11 20 (7.35%) Test Scripting
11 20 (7.35%) Line Management
12 17 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
12 17 (6.25%) Service Delivery
13 16 (5.88%) ETL
13 16 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 77 (28.31%) SQL
2 58 (21.32%) Java
3 42 (15.44%) COBOL
4 36 (13.24%) JCL
5 15 (5.51%) C#
6 14 (5.15%) PL/1
7 9 (3.31%) C++
7 9 (3.31%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 7 (2.57%) REXX
9 7 (2.57%) XPath
10 6 (2.21%) Perl
10 6 (2.21%) Assembly Language
11 5 (1.84%) VBA
11 5 (1.84%) Korn
12 2 (0.74%) LINC
12 2 (0.74%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.74%) VB
12 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
13 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (13.97%) Degree
2 6 (2.21%) PMP
2 6 (2.21%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.47%) IIBA
3 4 (1.47%) CBAP
3 4 (1.47%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.10%) MCP
5 1 (0.37%) OCP
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.37%) MBA
5 1 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (17.28%) QA
2 9 (3.31%) ISO 8583
3 6 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (8.46%) RACF
2 8 (2.94%) ACF2
3 7 (2.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.47%) NFS
4 4 (1.47%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.10%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 20 (7.35%) CA Endevor
2 12 (4.41%) OpenSSO
3 11 (4.04%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.47%) CA LISA
4 4 (1.47%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.47%) SCOM
5 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.37%) OMEGAMON
6 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 84 (30.88%) Oracle
2 67 (24.63%) IBM
3 32 (11.76%) HP
4 26 (9.56%) Microsoft
5 11 (4.04%) Ab Initio
5 11 (4.04%) VMware
6 10 (3.68%) Cognizant
6 10 (3.68%) Informatica
6 10 (3.68%) Cognos
6 10 (3.68%) Unisys
6 10 (3.68%) Business Objects
6 10 (3.68%) Sun
7 9 (3.31%) NCR
7 9 (3.31%) Actimize
8 8 (2.94%) webMethods
8 8 (2.94%) BMC
9 7 (2.57%) Software AG
10 6 (2.21%) SAP
10 6 (2.21%) Red Hat
11 5 (1.84%) CA
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