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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 421 465 468
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +3
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 198 163 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.47% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.08% 0.82% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 149 114 111
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £51,495 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £93,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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
18335 19854 19559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.57% 46.13% 44.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14986 15720 16041
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 27 February 2015.

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 27 February 2015. 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 +9 48 £55,000 +22.22% 4
Bromley +28 20 £60,000 - 1
Docklands, London - 6 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 193 (60.50%) Finance
2 134 (42.01%) Banking
3 120 (37.62%) DB2
4 107 (33.54%) IBM
5 93 (29.15%) Oracle
6 92 (28.84%) Java
6 92 (28.84%) CICS
7 85 (26.65%) COBOL
8 75 (23.51%) SQL
9 70 (21.94%) UNIX
9 70 (21.94%) Windows
9 70 (21.94%) Retail
10 66 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
11 57 (17.87%) Linux
11 57 (17.87%) XML
11 57 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
12 54 (16.93%) Project Management
12 54 (16.93%) Middleware
13 51 (15.99%) QA
14 50 (15.67%) J2EE
15 48 (15.05%) Change Management
16 47 (14.73%) Mentoring
17 46 (14.42%) WebSphere
18 45 (14.11%) .NET
19 43 (13.48%) Web Services
19 43 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
20 40 (12.54%) SQL Server
21 39 (12.23%) SOA
21 39 (12.23%) Degree
22 38 (11.91%) SAN

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 92 (28.84%) CICS
2 46 (14.42%) WebSphere
3 33 (10.34%) Apache
4 29 (9.09%) Tomcat
5 28 (8.78%) Oracle Coherence
5 28 (8.78%) IIS
5 28 (8.78%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 21 (6.58%) MQSeries
7 13 (4.08%) Documentum
7 13 (4.08%) FileNet
8 11 (3.45%) SAS
9 8 (2.51%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.25%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.25%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.63%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.31%) Mule
Applications
1 22 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (8.78%) RMDS
2 9 (2.82%) BASE24
3 6 (1.88%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (1.57%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 4 (1.25%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.57%) IaaS
2 4 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 38 (11.91%) SAN
2 28 (8.78%) NAS
2 28 (8.78%) FCoE
2 28 (8.78%) Fibre Channel
2 28 (8.78%) Multicast
2 28 (8.78%) LAN
2 28 (8.78%) WAN
2 28 (8.78%) HTTP
3 20 (6.27%) TCP/IP
4 18 (5.64%) ATM
5 13 (4.08%) FTP
6 9 (2.82%) Firewall
7 7 (2.19%) Internet
8 6 (1.88%) Wireless
9 4 (1.25%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.25%) SMS
10 2 (0.63%) SSL
10 2 (0.63%) Intranet
11 1 (0.31%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (37.62%) DB2
2 40 (12.54%) SQL Server
3 28 (8.78%) Hadoop
3 28 (8.78%) HBase
4 19 (5.96%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.45%) MS Access
6 6 (1.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (1.88%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (1.25%) MySQL
7 4 (1.25%) Ingres
8 3 (0.94%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.94%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
9 2 (0.63%) Adabas
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.63%) Data Mart
9 2 (0.63%) Oracle Exadata
10 1 (0.31%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 6 (1.88%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.57%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.57%) ClearCase
2 5 (1.57%) Rational Rose
2 5 (1.57%) Eclipse
3 3 (0.94%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.94%) JMeter
4 2 (0.63%) Subversion
4 2 (0.63%) Maven
4 2 (0.63%) JIRA
4 2 (0.63%) PROIV
4 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.63%) Toad
5 1 (0.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 193 (60.50%) Finance
2 134 (42.01%) Banking
3 70 (21.94%) Retail
4 27 (8.46%) Marketing
5 20 (6.27%) Investment Banking
6 19 (5.96%) Financial Institution
7 11 (3.45%) International Banking
8 7 (2.19%) Legal
9 6 (1.88%) Billing
10 5 (1.57%) Private Banking
10 5 (1.57%) Music Industry
11 4 (1.25%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.63%) Telecoms
12 2 (0.63%) Automotive
13 1 (0.31%) Law
13 1 (0.31%) Back Office
13 1 (0.31%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 94 (29.47%) Architect
2 47 (14.73%) Solutions Architect
3 31 (9.72%) Technical Specialist
4 30 (9.40%) Designer
5 29 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
6 23 (7.21%) Consultant
7 22 (6.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 19 (5.96%) Lead Architect
9 18 (5.64%) Developer
10 17 (5.33%) Operations Manager
11 16 (5.02%) Programmer
11 16 (5.02%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
12 15 (4.70%) Project Manager
13 14 (4.39%) Analyst
13 14 (4.39%) Solutions Designer
14 12 (3.76%) Development Manager
15 10 (3.13%) IT Architect
16 9 (2.82%) Technical Manager
16 9 (2.82%) Team Leader
16 9 (2.82%) Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (17.87%) XML
2 54 (16.93%) Middleware
3 50 (15.67%) J2EE
4 45 (14.11%) .NET
5 43 (13.48%) Web Services
6 38 (11.91%) HTML
7 31 (9.72%) XSLT
8 28 (8.78%) Rendezvous
9 15 (4.70%) XSD
10 14 (4.39%) .NET Framework
11 13 (4.08%) WSDL
12 11 (3.45%) ISPF
13 9 (2.82%) JMS
14 5 (1.57%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 5 (1.57%) FIX Protocol
15 4 (1.25%) JNDI
15 4 (1.25%) REST
15 4 (1.25%) WebSphere MQ
15 4 (1.25%) JDBC
15 4 (1.25%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (17.87%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (10.97%) IBM Mainframe
3 32 (10.03%) Client/Server
4 23 (7.21%) SWIFT
5 22 (6.90%) Management Information System
6 15 (4.70%) Cryptography
7 10 (3.13%) AS400
7 10 (3.13%) Tandem
7 10 (3.13%) EMV
8 6 (1.88%) CMDB
9 5 (1.57%) Open Source
9 5 (1.57%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.25%) Chip Card
10 4 (1.25%) PMI
10 4 (1.25%) Clustering
11 3 (0.94%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.94%) VSAM
12 2 (0.63%) Data Extraction
13 1 (0.31%) Data Integration
13 1 (0.31%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 70 (21.94%) UNIX
1 70 (21.94%) Windows
2 57 (17.87%) Linux
3 36 (11.29%) Solaris
4 14 (4.39%) AIX
5 12 (3.76%) zOS
6 9 (2.82%) Windows XP
6 9 (2.82%) Windows 7
7 5 (1.57%) HPUX
8 4 (1.25%) VMS
9 3 (0.94%) MVS
9 3 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (16.93%) Project Management
3 48 (15.05%) Change Management
4 47 (14.73%) Mentoring
5 43 (13.48%) Performance Tuning
6 39 (12.23%) SOA
7 37 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (9.40%) Coaching
9 27 (8.46%) Benchmarking
10 25 (7.84%) TOGAF
11 24 (7.52%) Service Delivery
11 24 (7.52%) Risk Management
12 21 (6.58%) Release Management
13 20 (6.27%) Business Intelligence
13 20 (6.27%) Waterfall
14 19 (5.96%) ETL
14 19 (5.96%) Data Modelling
14 19 (5.96%) Zachman Framework
15 18 (5.64%) PRINCE2
16 17 (5.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (28.84%) Java
2 85 (26.65%) COBOL
3 75 (23.51%) SQL
4 34 (10.66%) JCL
5 31 (9.72%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.21%) C#
7 16 (5.02%) C++
7 16 (5.02%) Assembly Language
8 14 (4.39%) PL/1
9 13 (4.08%) PowerShell
10 12 (3.76%) REXX
11 8 (2.51%) VBA
11 8 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.19%) Perl
13 6 (1.88%) C
13 6 (1.88%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.88%) LINC
14 5 (1.57%) VB
15 4 (1.25%) Python
15 4 (1.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (12.23%) Degree
2 6 (1.88%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.57%) CISA
3 5 (1.57%) VCP4
3 5 (1.57%) ISEB
4 4 (1.25%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.94%) CISM
6 2 (0.63%) QiCA
6 2 (0.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (15.99%) QA
2 9 (2.82%) ISO 8583
3 6 (1.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (1.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.57%) COBIT
4 5 (1.57%) FATCA
5 3 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (9.40%) Oracle RAC
2 28 (8.78%) SRDF
2 28 (8.78%) NFS
3 11 (3.45%) RACF
4 10 (3.13%) ACF2
5 5 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.25%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.25%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.94%) vSphere
8 2 (0.63%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.31%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (5.33%) CA Endevor
2 4 (1.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 4 (1.25%) CA Single Sign-On
2 4 (1.25%) Puppet
2 4 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.25%) SCOrch
3 3 (0.94%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.94%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.63%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 107 (33.54%) IBM
2 93 (29.15%) Oracle
3 34 (10.66%) EMC
4 32 (10.03%) Cisco
5 28 (8.78%) Sybase
5 28 (8.78%) Intel
5 28 (8.78%) NetApp
5 28 (8.78%) TIBCO
5 28 (8.78%) DataSynapse
5 28 (8.78%) 29West
6 27 (8.46%) Microsoft
7 20 (6.27%) HP
8 13 (4.08%) SAP
9 12 (3.76%) Pega
10 10 (3.13%) VocaLink
10 10 (3.13%) VMware
10 10 (3.13%) Cognos
11 9 (2.82%) NCR
12 8 (2.51%) Cognizant
12 8 (2.51%) Hyperion
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