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 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
Mainframes
Rank 515 508 433
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -75
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 116 112 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.26% 0.25% 0.43%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.59% 0.54% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 69 83 135
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £32,500 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £88,000 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
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%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -22 25 £58,000 +5.45% 4
Bromley -15 5 £62,500 -10.71%
Docklands, London - 2 £74,000 -
Beckenham - 1 £67,500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 115 (42.44%) Banking
2 109 (40.22%) Finance
3 88 (32.47%) Retail
4 80 (29.52%) DB2
5 75 (27.68%) Oracle
6 71 (26.20%) Change Management
7 70 (25.83%) SQL
7 70 (25.83%) IBM
8 65 (23.99%) UNIX
9 62 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
10 60 (22.14%) Mentoring
10 60 (22.14%) Java
11 50 (18.45%) COBOL
11 50 (18.45%) Windows
11 50 (18.45%) QA
12 45 (16.61%) Coaching
13 42 (15.50%) SOA
14 41 (15.13%) Web Services
14 41 (15.13%) Degree
15 40 (14.76%) CICS
15 40 (14.76%) JCL
16 37 (13.65%) XML
17 32 (11.81%) HP
18 30 (11.07%) Linux
18 30 (11.07%) Project Management
19 28 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
20 27 (9.96%) MS Excel
20 27 (9.96%) CA Endevor
20 27 (9.96%) IBM Mainframe
21 26 (9.59%) zOS

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 40 (14.76%) CICS
2 19 (7.01%) Tomcat
3 16 (5.90%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.43%) Apache
5 10 (3.69%) GlassFish
6 8 (2.95%) MQSeries
7 7 (2.58%) SAS
8 5 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
9 4 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
9 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
10 3 (1.11%) JBoss
11 2 (0.74%) NetWeaver
11 2 (0.74%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.37%) ColdFusion
12 1 (0.37%) FileNet
12 1 (0.37%) Confluence
12 1 (0.37%) Mule
Applications
1 27 (9.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.21%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (5.17%) BASE24
2 7 (2.58%) Oracle Financials
2 7 (2.58%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (2.58%) Oracle EBS R12
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle General Ledger
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle Payables
3 6 (2.21%) Oracle Assets
4 5 (1.85%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.37%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.90%) TCP/IP
2 12 (4.43%) ATM
3 11 (4.06%) Firewall
4 8 (2.95%) Internet
5 5 (1.85%) WAN
5 5 (1.85%) VLAN
6 4 (1.48%) RTP
6 4 (1.48%) SSL
7 2 (0.74%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.74%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.74%) FCoE
7 2 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.74%) Wireless
7 2 (0.74%) X.25
7 2 (0.74%) VPN
7 2 (0.74%) DNS
7 2 (0.74%) FTP
7 2 (0.74%) Intranet
7 2 (0.74%) LDAP
7 2 (0.74%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (29.52%) DB2
2 25 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 21 (7.75%) Oracle Database
4 12 (4.43%) Oracle Database 11g
5 9 (3.32%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.32%) BODI
6 8 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 8 (2.95%) RDBMS
7 7 (2.58%) SQLPlus
8 6 (2.21%) NonStop SQL
9 4 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
9 4 (1.48%) MS Access
9 4 (1.48%) MySQL
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.74%) SAS Enterprise Guide
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle ODI
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (0.74%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 2 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.11%) JMeter
3 1 (0.37%) Subversion
3 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.37%) JIRA
General
1 115 (42.44%) Banking
2 109 (40.22%) Finance
3 88 (32.47%) Retail
4 15 (5.54%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.06%) Back Office
5 11 (4.06%) Marketing
6 7 (2.58%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (2.21%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.48%) Retail Banking
8 4 (1.48%) International Banking
8 4 (1.48%) French Language
8 4 (1.48%) German Language
8 4 (1.48%) Spanish Language
8 4 (1.48%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.74%) Music Industry
9 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.74%) Legal
10 1 (0.37%) Billing
Job Titles
1 59 (21.77%) Architect
2 48 (17.71%) Analyst
3 44 (16.24%) Technical Specialist
4 34 (12.55%) Solutions Architect
5 32 (11.81%) Business Analyst
6 23 (8.49%) Developer
7 21 (7.75%) Business Systems Analyst
7 21 (7.75%) Systems Analyst
8 15 (5.54%) Infrastructure Manager
8 15 (5.54%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (4.43%) Consultant
10 11 (4.06%) Senior Business Analyst
11 10 (3.69%) Ab Initio Developer
11 10 (3.69%) Programmer
12 9 (3.32%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (3.32%) Designer
12 9 (3.32%) Senior Technical Specialist
13 8 (2.95%) Insurance Business Analyst
13 8 (2.95%) Enterprise Architect
13 8 (2.95%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.13%) Web Services
2 37 (13.65%) XML
3 25 (9.23%) Middleware
4 16 (5.90%) XSLT
4 16 (5.90%) .NET
4 16 (5.90%) J2EE
5 13 (4.80%) ISPF
6 10 (3.69%) Spring
7 9 (3.32%) EJB
7 9 (3.32%) XML Schema
7 9 (3.32%) JAXB
7 9 (3.32%) JMX
7 9 (3.32%) JAX-WS
7 9 (3.32%) JSF
8 7 (2.58%) XSD
8 7 (2.58%) JMS
9 5 (1.85%) SOAP
9 5 (1.85%) LAMP
9 5 (1.85%) Hibernate
9 5 (1.85%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 62 (22.88%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (9.96%) IBM Mainframe
3 22 (8.12%) Client/Server
4 16 (5.90%) SWIFT
5 13 (4.80%) Tandem
6 9 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 9 (3.32%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.58%) AS400
8 7 (2.58%) Mathematics
9 5 (1.85%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.85%) Equities
9 5 (1.85%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.85%) Open Source
9 5 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.85%) Contract for Difference
10 4 (1.48%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.48%) Chip Card
10 4 (1.48%) EMV
11 3 (1.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 65 (23.99%) UNIX
2 50 (18.45%) Windows
3 30 (11.07%) Linux
4 26 (9.59%) zOS
5 17 (6.27%) AIX
6 11 (4.06%) Solaris
7 9 (3.32%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.32%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (26.20%) Change Management
2 60 (22.14%) Mentoring
3 45 (16.61%) Coaching
4 42 (15.50%) SOA
5 30 (11.07%) Project Management
6 28 (10.33%) Agile Software Development
7 23 (8.49%) ITIL
7 23 (8.49%) TOGAF
8 22 (8.12%) UML
8 22 (8.12%) Information Management
8 22 (8.12%) Portfolio Management
9 21 (7.75%) PRINCE2
9 21 (7.75%) Workflow
10 20 (7.38%) Document Management
11 18 (6.64%) Zachman Framework
12 17 (6.27%) Service Delivery
12 17 (6.27%) ETL
12 17 (6.27%) Release Management
13 16 (5.90%) Line Management
13 16 (5.90%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 70 (25.83%) SQL
2 60 (22.14%) Java
3 50 (18.45%) COBOL
4 40 (14.76%) JCL
5 17 (6.27%) PL/1
6 15 (5.54%) C#
7 13 (4.80%) Assembly Language
8 12 (4.43%) REXX
9 10 (3.69%) C++
10 9 (3.32%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.95%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.58%) VBA
12 7 (2.58%) XPath
13 6 (2.21%) Perl
14 5 (1.85%) Korn
15 2 (0.74%) LINC
15 2 (0.74%) C
15 2 (0.74%) JavaScript
16 1 (0.37%) T-SQL
16 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 41 (15.13%) Degree
2 4 (1.48%) IIBA
2 4 (1.48%) CBAP
2 4 (1.48%) PMP
2 4 (1.48%) PMI Certification
3 3 (1.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (18.45%) QA
2 9 (3.32%) ISO 8583
3 7 (2.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.12%) RACF
2 8 (2.95%) ACF2
3 7 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.48%) NFS
4 4 (1.48%) Active Directory
5 3 (1.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.74%) XenDesktop
6 2 (0.74%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.37%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 27 (9.96%) CA Endevor
2 10 (3.69%) OpenSSO
3 7 (2.58%) Tivoli
4 4 (1.48%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.48%) SCOM
4 4 (1.48%) CA LISA
5 3 (1.11%) OMEGAMON
6 2 (0.74%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.37%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 75 (27.68%) Oracle
2 70 (25.83%) IBM
3 32 (11.81%) HP
4 25 (9.23%) Microsoft
5 12 (4.43%) VMware
6 11 (4.06%) Informatica
6 11 (4.06%) Ab Initio
7 10 (3.69%) Cognizant
7 10 (3.69%) Unisys
7 10 (3.69%) Cognos
8 9 (3.32%) Business Objects
8 9 (3.32%) BMC
8 9 (3.32%) NCR
9 8 (2.95%) webMethods
9 8 (2.95%) Sun
10 7 (2.58%) SAP
10 7 (2.58%) Software AG
10 7 (2.58%) CA
11 5 (1.85%) Google
11 5 (1.85%) Actimize
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