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

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 486 527 488
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -39
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 156 93 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.21% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.90% 0.53% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 96 74 120
Average salary £60,000 £67,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,500 £40,900
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +19.04%
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
17255 17579 20320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 36.34% 39.69% 39.98%
Number of salaries quoted 14122 14274 17479
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 August 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 August 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 +2 46 £60,000 -4.00% 6
Docklands, London - 5 - -
Canary Wharf - 3 £72,500 -
Pinner - 1 £50,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 95 (34.30%) Finance
2 90 (32.49%) Banking
3 88 (31.77%) Oracle
4 80 (28.88%) DB2
5 74 (26.71%) SQL
6 69 (24.91%) UNIX
7 65 (23.47%) Retail
8 61 (22.02%) Java
8 61 (22.02%) Change Management
9 59 (21.30%) IBM
10 49 (17.69%) Web Services
10 49 (17.69%) Windows
11 48 (17.33%) SOA
12 41 (14.80%) XML
13 37 (13.36%) zOS
14 36 (13.00%) Degree
15 35 (12.64%) Linux
15 35 (12.64%) Oracle Database
16 34 (12.27%) QA
17 32 (11.55%) CICS
18 30 (10.83%) Microsoft
19 29 (10.47%) MS Excel
19 29 (10.47%) HP
20 28 (10.11%) UML
21 27 (9.75%) Document Management
22 26 (9.39%) ITIL
22 26 (9.39%) Information Management
23 25 (9.03%) Solaris
23 25 (9.03%) B2B
23 25 (9.03%) Portfolio Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 32 (11.55%) CICS
2 22 (7.94%) Tomcat
3 17 (6.14%) WebSphere
4 15 (5.42%) GlassFish
5 13 (4.69%) Apache
6 9 (3.25%) WebSphere Application Server
7 5 (1.81%) MQSeries
8 4 (1.44%) SAS
8 4 (1.44%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.72%) MS Exchange
9 2 (0.72%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.36%) FileNet
10 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
10 1 (0.36%) Confluence
10 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.36%) uWSGI
10 1 (0.36%) WorkSite
Applications
1 29 (10.47%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (1.44%) MS Office
4 3 (1.08%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.36%) MS Project
5 1 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (3.61%) BASE24
2 6 (2.17%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle General Ledger
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle Financials
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle Payables
3 5 (1.81%) Oracle Assets
4 4 (1.44%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.36%) RMDS
5 1 (0.36%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.33%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.69%) TCP/IP
1 13 (4.69%) Firewall
2 7 (2.53%) 3G
3 6 (2.17%) Internet
3 6 (2.17%) WAN
4 5 (1.81%) VLAN
5 4 (1.44%) RTP
5 4 (1.44%) SSL
6 3 (1.08%) HTTP
6 3 (1.08%) LAN
6 3 (1.08%) DNS
6 3 (1.08%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.72%) VPN
7 2 (0.72%) LDAP
7 2 (0.72%) FTP
7 2 (0.72%) X.25
7 2 (0.72%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.72%) iSCSI
7 2 (0.72%) FCoE
7 2 (0.72%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (28.88%) DB2
2 35 (12.64%) Oracle Database
3 23 (8.30%) SQL Server
4 19 (6.86%) Oracle Database 11g
5 13 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (4.33%) BODI
7 9 (3.25%) RDBMS
7 9 (3.25%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.89%) Oracle ODI
9 7 (2.53%) Oracle Reports
10 6 (2.17%) NonStop SQL
11 5 (1.81%) SQLPlus
11 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (0.72%) Oracle Exadata
13 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.72%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 2 (0.72%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.08%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 95 (34.30%) Finance
2 90 (32.49%) Banking
3 65 (23.47%) Retail
4 13 (4.69%) Marketing
5 11 (3.97%) Investment Banking
5 11 (3.97%) Back Office
6 7 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.81%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.81%) General Ledger
8 4 (1.44%) French Language
8 4 (1.44%) German Language
8 4 (1.44%) International Banking
8 4 (1.44%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.72%) Front Office
9 2 (0.72%) Legal
9 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.36%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.36%) Billing
10 1 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 67 (24.19%) Architect
2 54 (19.49%) Analyst
3 35 (12.64%) Business Analyst
4 31 (11.19%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (10.11%) Technical Specialist
6 23 (8.30%) Business Systems Analyst
6 23 (8.30%) Systems Analyst
7 19 (6.86%) Developer
8 16 (5.78%) Senior Analyst
9 14 (5.05%) Security Architect
9 14 (5.05%) Consultant
10 13 (4.69%) Infrastructure Manager
11 12 (4.33%) Senior Business Analyst
12 11 (3.97%) Designer
13 10 (3.61%) Enterprise Architect
13 10 (3.61%) Ab Initio Developer
14 9 (3.25%) Infrastructure Architect
14 9 (3.25%) DB2 DBA
14 9 (3.25%) Administrator
14 9 (3.25%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (17.69%) Web Services
2 41 (14.80%) XML
3 24 (8.66%) XSLT
4 23 (8.30%) Middleware
5 22 (7.94%) .NET
6 17 (6.14%) XML Schema
7 12 (4.33%) J2EE
8 11 (3.97%) EJB
8 11 (3.97%) JAXB
8 11 (3.97%) JMX
8 11 (3.97%) Spring
8 11 (3.97%) JSF
8 11 (3.97%) JAX-WS
9 10 (3.61%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 8 (2.89%) CGI
11 7 (2.53%) JMS
11 7 (2.53%) XSD
11 7 (2.53%) ISPF
12 6 (2.17%) WCF
12 6 (2.17%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.50%) Client/Server
2 17 (6.14%) IBM Mainframe
3 12 (4.33%) SWIFT
3 12 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.61%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (3.25%) Tandem
6 8 (2.89%) CESG
7 7 (2.53%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.53%) Grid Computing
8 6 (2.17%) Equities
8 6 (2.17%) AS400
8 6 (2.17%) Computer Science
9 5 (1.81%) Contract for Difference
9 5 (1.81%) Cryptography
9 5 (1.81%) N-Tier
9 5 (1.81%) Fixed Income
9 5 (1.81%) Open Source
10 4 (1.44%) iSeries
11 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (1.08%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 69 (24.91%) UNIX
2 49 (17.69%) Windows
3 37 (13.36%) zOS
4 35 (12.64%) Linux
5 25 (9.03%) Solaris
6 13 (4.69%) AIX
7 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (1.81%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.81%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (22.02%) Change Management
2 48 (17.33%) SOA
3 28 (10.11%) UML
4 27 (9.75%) Document Management
5 26 (9.39%) Information Management
5 26 (9.39%) ITIL
6 25 (9.03%) B2B
6 25 (9.03%) Portfolio Management
7 24 (8.66%) Project Management
7 24 (8.66%) Stakeholder Management
8 22 (7.94%) PRINCE2
8 22 (7.94%) Test Scripting
9 21 (7.58%) Workflow
9 21 (7.58%) TOGAF
9 21 (7.58%) Enterprise Architecture
10 20 (7.22%) Risk Management
11 18 (6.50%) OOA/OOD
12 17 (6.14%) Service Delivery
13 16 (5.78%) ETL
13 16 (5.78%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 74 (26.71%) SQL
2 61 (22.02%) Java
3 23 (8.30%) COBOL
4 21 (7.58%) JCL
5 12 (4.33%) C#
6 9 (3.25%) PL/1
7 7 (2.53%) XPath
8 6 (2.17%) Perl
8 6 (2.17%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.81%) C++
9 5 (1.81%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.81%) Korn
10 3 (1.08%) JavaScript
10 3 (1.08%) REXX
10 3 (1.08%) VB
11 2 (0.72%) T-SQL
11 2 (0.72%) LINC
12 1 (0.36%) Ruby
12 1 (0.36%) VBScript
12 1 (0.36%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 36 (13.00%) Degree
2 6 (2.17%) PMP
2 6 (2.17%) PMI Certification
3 4 (1.44%) IIBA
3 4 (1.44%) CBAP
3 4 (1.44%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.08%) MCP
5 1 (0.36%) OCP
5 1 (0.36%) Oracle Certification
5 1 (0.36%) MBA
5 1 (0.36%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (12.27%) QA
2 6 (2.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.81%) ISO 8583
4 2 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (8.66%) RACF
2 8 (2.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (2.89%) ACF2
3 4 (1.44%) NFS
3 4 (1.44%) Active Directory
4 3 (1.08%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.72%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.36%) vCloud
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (0.36%) Platform Symphony
6 1 (0.36%) KVM
Systems Management
1 15 (5.42%) OpenSSO
2 13 (4.69%) Tivoli
3 10 (3.61%) CA Endevor
4 4 (1.44%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.44%) SCOM
4 4 (1.44%) CA LISA
5 2 (0.72%) Data Guard
6 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.36%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.36%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.36%) Ansible
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 88 (31.77%) Oracle
2 59 (21.30%) IBM
3 30 (10.83%) Microsoft
4 29 (10.47%) HP
5 14 (5.05%) Cognos
6 13 (4.69%) Sun
7 12 (4.33%) Business Objects
7 12 (4.33%) Informatica
8 11 (3.97%) Cognizant
8 11 (3.97%) Ab Initio
9 10 (3.61%) VMware
9 10 (3.61%) Actimize
9 10 (3.61%) Unisys
10 8 (2.89%) webMethods
11 7 (2.53%) BMC
11 7 (2.53%) Software AG
12 6 (2.17%) Citrix
12 6 (2.17%) SAP
12 6 (2.17%) Red Hat
13 5 (1.81%) NCR
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