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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 472 540 468
Rank change year-on-year
+68 -72
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 157 120 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.36% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.53% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 119 78 84
Average salary £57,500 £70,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +5.55%
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
19692 22683 19770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 44.87% 46.31% 45.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15996 18558 16134
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 May 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 May 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 +31 31 £55,000 -8.33% 5
Bromley +18 1 £60,000 -
Docklands, London -1 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 180 (51.28%) Finance
2 178 (50.71%) DB2
3 149 (42.45%) IBM
4 116 (33.05%) Oracle
4 116 (33.05%) Java
5 114 (32.48%) Banking
5 114 (32.48%) SQL
6 107 (30.48%) CICS
7 97 (27.64%) Linux
7 97 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
8 96 (27.35%) Windows
9 82 (23.36%) Solaris
9 82 (23.36%) WebSphere
10 81 (23.08%) XML
11 80 (22.79%) SQL Server
12 77 (21.94%) SDLC
13 76 (21.65%) COBOL
14 75 (21.37%) Middleware
15 73 (20.80%) Performance Tuning
16 71 (20.23%) UNIX
17 69 (19.66%) HTML
18 66 (18.80%) SAN
19 65 (18.52%) Apache
19 65 (18.52%) SOA
20 64 (18.23%) Cisco
20 64 (18.23%) EMC
21 63 (17.95%) JavaScript
22 61 (17.38%) LAN
22 61 (17.38%) WAN
22 61 (17.38%) Retail

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 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
1 107 (30.48%) CICS
2 82 (23.36%) WebSphere
3 65 (18.52%) Apache
4 59 (16.81%) Tomcat
5 58 (16.52%) IIS
5 58 (16.52%) Oracle Coherence
5 58 (16.52%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 28 (7.98%) MQSeries
7 16 (4.56%) WebSphere Application Server
8 15 (4.27%) SharePoint
9 13 (3.70%) Documentum
9 13 (3.70%) FileNet
10 5 (1.42%) SAS
11 4 (1.14%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
Applications
1 23 (6.55%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.85%) MS Visio
2 10 (2.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 58 (16.52%) RMDS
2 5 (1.42%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 5 (1.42%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (1.42%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.42%) BASE24
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.56%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (2.56%) IaaS
3 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.28%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 66 (18.80%) SAN
2 61 (17.38%) LAN
2 61 (17.38%) WAN
3 58 (16.52%) HTTP
3 58 (16.52%) NAS
3 58 (16.52%) FCoE
3 58 (16.52%) Fibre Channel
3 58 (16.52%) Multicast
4 29 (8.26%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.70%) FTP
5 13 (3.70%) Firewall
6 10 (2.85%) ATM
7 6 (1.71%) VLAN
7 6 (1.71%) Internet
7 6 (1.71%) SMS
8 4 (1.14%) Kerberos
8 4 (1.14%) Wireless
9 3 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (0.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (50.71%) DB2
2 80 (22.79%) SQL Server
3 58 (16.52%) Hadoop
3 58 (16.52%) HBase
4 25 (7.12%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.42%) MS Access
6 9 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (1.99%) Oracle Database
8 6 (1.71%) Ingres
9 5 (1.42%) OLTP
9 5 (1.42%) OLAP
9 5 (1.42%) Oracle OLAP
10 4 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.14%) RDBMS
10 4 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 4 (1.14%) SAS Data Integration Studio
10 4 (1.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
11 2 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Visual Studio
1 6 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (1.71%) Toad
2 5 (1.42%) ClearCase
2 5 (1.42%) Rational Rose
2 5 (1.42%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.42%) PROIV
3 2 (0.57%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.57%) SpecFlow
3 2 (0.57%) Subversion
3 2 (0.57%) Maven
3 2 (0.57%) JIRA
General
1 180 (51.28%) Finance
2 114 (32.48%) Banking
3 61 (17.38%) Retail
4 22 (6.27%) Financial Institution
5 20 (5.70%) Marketing
6 12 (3.42%) Legal
6 12 (3.42%) Investment Banking
7 6 (1.71%) International Banking
7 6 (1.71%) Private Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.57%) Billing
8 2 (0.57%) Back Office
8 2 (0.57%) Automotive
8 2 (0.57%) Law
9 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 116 (33.05%) Architect
2 64 (18.23%) Solutions Architect
3 52 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
4 40 (11.40%) Consultant
4 40 (11.40%) Lead Architect
5 26 (7.41%) Lead Solutions Architect
6 23 (6.55%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 23 (6.55%) Technical Specialist
7 19 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
8 18 (5.13%) Development Manager
8 18 (5.13%) Solutions Designer
8 18 (5.13%) Infrastructure Manager
8 18 (5.13%) Designer
9 16 (4.56%) Project Manager
9 16 (4.56%) Developer
9 16 (4.56%) Analyst
10 14 (3.99%) Operations Manager
11 13 (3.70%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
12 11 (3.13%) Programmer
13 9 (2.56%) IT Auditor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (23.08%) XML
2 75 (21.37%) Middleware
3 69 (19.66%) HTML
4 59 (16.81%) XSLT
5 58 (16.52%) Rendezvous
5 58 (16.52%) Ultra Messaging
6 54 (15.38%) Web Services
7 45 (12.82%) .NET
8 32 (9.12%) J2EE
9 26 (7.41%) ISPF
10 16 (4.56%) .NET Framework
11 15 (4.27%) WebSphere MQ
12 13 (3.70%) WSDL
12 13 (3.70%) XSD
13 10 (2.85%) JMS
14 7 (1.99%) Java EE
15 6 (1.71%) FIX Protocol
15 6 (1.71%) LAMP
16 5 (1.42%) Spring
17 3 (0.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.96%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 34 (9.69%) SWIFT
4 21 (5.98%) Management Information System
5 20 (5.70%) Client/Server
6 14 (3.99%) Data Centre
7 13 (3.70%) Cryptography
8 11 (3.13%) Data Extraction
9 9 (2.56%) PMI
10 8 (2.28%) iPad
11 7 (1.99%) AS400
12 5 (1.42%) EMV
12 5 (1.42%) Tandem
13 4 (1.14%) Clustering
14 3 (0.85%) Computer Science
15 2 (0.57%) Hedge funds
16 1 (0.28%) Enterprise Software
16 1 (0.28%) Data Integration
16 1 (0.28%) iSeries
16 1 (0.28%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 97 (27.64%) Linux
2 96 (27.35%) Windows
3 82 (23.36%) Solaris
4 71 (20.23%) UNIX
5 23 (6.55%) AIX
6 21 (5.98%) zOS
7 16 (4.56%) MVS
8 9 (2.56%) VMS
9 6 (1.71%) HPUX
10 5 (1.42%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.42%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.64%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (21.94%) SDLC
3 73 (20.80%) Performance Tuning
4 65 (18.52%) SOA
5 57 (16.24%) Benchmarking
6 49 (13.96%) Risk Management
7 41 (11.68%) Project Management
8 40 (11.40%) Change Management
9 35 (9.97%) Business Intelligence
9 35 (9.97%) Mentoring
10 28 (7.98%) Data Modelling
11 26 (7.41%) Stakeholder Management
12 25 (7.12%) ETL
12 25 (7.12%) TOGAF
13 22 (6.27%) Zachman Framework
13 22 (6.27%) Waterfall
14 21 (5.98%) Coaching
14 21 (5.98%) OO
14 21 (5.98%) Service Management
15 19 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 116 (33.05%) Java
2 114 (32.48%) SQL
3 76 (21.65%) COBOL
4 63 (17.95%) JavaScript
5 50 (14.25%) JCL
6 20 (5.70%) Perl
7 19 (5.41%) C#
8 16 (4.56%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.85%) C++
10 9 (2.56%) C
10 9 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 9 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 9 (2.56%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.28%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.28%) Assembly Language
12 7 (1.99%) LINC
13 5 (1.42%) PL/1
13 5 (1.42%) VB
14 4 (1.14%) Python
14 4 (1.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (6.27%) Degree
2 12 (3.42%) PMI Certification
3 9 (2.56%) CISM
4 8 (2.28%) CISA
5 3 (0.85%) ISEB
5 3 (0.85%) CISSP
5 3 (0.85%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.85%) PMP
6 2 (0.57%) QiCA
7 1 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.28%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.25%) QA
2 11 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (2.56%) COBIT
3 9 (2.56%) Data Quality
4 6 (1.71%) FATCA
5 5 (1.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.42%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (17.09%) Oracle RAC
2 58 (16.52%) NFS
2 58 (16.52%) SRDF
3 19 (5.41%) RACF
4 14 (3.99%) ACF2
5 6 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (1.42%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.14%) Hyper-V
8 3 (0.85%) vSphere
8 3 (0.85%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 16 (4.56%) Tivoli
2 15 (4.27%) CA Endevor
3 9 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (1.71%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 4 (1.14%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (1.14%) Puppet
5 4 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.14%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.28%) OpenSSO
Vendors
1 149 (42.45%) IBM
2 116 (33.05%) Oracle
3 64 (18.23%) Cisco
3 64 (18.23%) EMC
4 58 (16.52%) Intel
4 58 (16.52%) NetApp
4 58 (16.52%) Sybase
4 58 (16.52%) DataSynapse
4 58 (16.52%) TIBCO
5 41 (11.68%) Microsoft
6 17 (4.84%) Business Objects
7 12 (3.42%) Pega
8 11 (3.13%) SAP
8 11 (3.13%) Hyperion
8 11 (3.13%) HP
9 8 (2.28%) VMware
10 7 (1.99%) Unisys
11 6 (1.71%) Cognos
11 6 (1.71%) Cognizant
11 6 (1.71%) Novell
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