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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 450 476 478
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 181 163 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.41% 0.35% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.75% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 131 115 108
Average salary £60,000 £59,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% +7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £100,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
19127 21648 19832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.74% 46.46% 44.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15586 17383 16203
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 31 March 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 31 March 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 +7 47 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Bromley +29 17 £60,000 -
Docklands, London - 6 - -
Uxbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 178 (54.10%) Finance
2 132 (40.12%) DB2
3 126 (38.30%) Banking
4 115 (34.95%) IBM
5 101 (30.70%) Oracle
6 100 (30.40%) CICS
7 97 (29.48%) Java
8 87 (26.44%) SQL
9 76 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
10 75 (22.80%) COBOL
10 75 (22.80%) Windows
11 71 (21.58%) UNIX
12 66 (20.06%) Linux
13 61 (18.54%) XML
13 61 (18.54%) Middleware
13 61 (18.54%) WebSphere
14 60 (18.24%) Retail
15 51 (15.50%) Solaris
15 51 (15.50%) Performance Tuning
16 48 (14.59%) SQL Server
16 48 (14.59%) .NET
16 48 (14.59%) SAN
16 48 (14.59%) SOA
16 48 (14.59%) Project Management
17 47 (14.29%) HTML
17 47 (14.29%) Web Services
17 47 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (13.37%) J2EE
18 44 (13.37%) EMC
19 42 (12.77%) Cisco

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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
1 100 (30.40%) CICS
2 61 (18.54%) WebSphere
3 42 (12.77%) Apache
4 36 (10.94%) Tomcat
4 36 (10.94%) Oracle Coherence
4 36 (10.94%) IIS
4 36 (10.94%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 24 (7.29%) MQSeries
6 13 (3.95%) Documentum
6 13 (3.95%) FileNet
7 12 (3.65%) SharePoint
8 8 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
9 7 (2.13%) SAS
10 4 (1.22%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.61%) WebLogic
Applications
1 22 (6.69%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.22%) MS Office
3 3 (0.91%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (10.94%) RMDS
2 5 (1.52%) Hyperion Enterprise
2 5 (1.52%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (1.52%) BASE24
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
3 3 (0.91%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.22%) IaaS
3 2 (0.61%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 48 (14.59%) SAN
2 36 (10.94%) NAS
2 36 (10.94%) FCoE
2 36 (10.94%) Fibre Channel
2 36 (10.94%) Multicast
2 36 (10.94%) LAN
2 36 (10.94%) WAN
2 36 (10.94%) HTTP
3 23 (6.99%) TCP/IP
4 13 (3.95%) FTP
5 9 (2.74%) Firewall
6 8 (2.43%) Internet
7 7 (2.13%) ATM
8 6 (1.82%) SMS
9 5 (1.52%) Wireless
10 4 (1.22%) Kerberos
11 3 (0.91%) SSL
12 1 (0.30%) Intranet
12 1 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (40.12%) DB2
2 48 (14.59%) SQL Server
3 36 (10.94%) Hadoop
3 36 (10.94%) HBase
4 24 (7.29%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.04%) MS Access
6 6 (1.82%) Ingres
6 6 (1.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 6 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.22%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.61%) Adabas
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.61%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.61%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 6 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 6 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (1.52%) ClearCase
2 5 (1.52%) Rational Rose
2 5 (1.52%) Eclipse
2 5 (1.52%) PROIV
3 3 (0.91%) Toad
3 3 (0.91%) LoadRunner
3 3 (0.91%) JMeter
4 2 (0.61%) Subversion
4 2 (0.61%) Maven
4 2 (0.61%) JIRA
4 2 (0.61%) Cucumber
4 2 (0.61%) SpecFlow
General
1 178 (54.10%) Finance
2 126 (38.30%) Banking
3 60 (18.24%) Retail
4 28 (8.51%) Marketing
5 20 (6.08%) Financial Institution
6 18 (5.47%) Investment Banking
7 11 (3.34%) International Banking
8 6 (1.82%) Legal
8 6 (1.82%) Billing
9 5 (1.52%) Private Banking
9 5 (1.52%) Music Industry
10 2 (0.61%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.61%) Automotive
10 2 (0.61%) Back Office
11 1 (0.30%) Electronics
11 1 (0.30%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.30%) Law
Job Titles
1 106 (32.22%) Architect
2 53 (16.11%) Solutions Architect
3 36 (10.94%) Infrastructure Architect
4 34 (10.33%) Consultant
5 30 (9.12%) Designer
6 26 (7.90%) Lead Architect
7 19 (5.78%) Infrastructure Manager
8 18 (5.47%) Developer
9 17 (5.17%) Programmer
10 16 (4.86%) Project Manager
10 16 (4.86%) Technical Specialist
11 14 (4.26%) Operations Manager
11 14 (4.26%) Analyst
11 14 (4.26%) Solutions Designer
12 13 (3.95%) Development Manager
12 13 (3.95%) Lead Solutions Architect
12 13 (3.95%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
13 12 (3.65%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
14 11 (3.34%) Technical Consultant
15 10 (3.04%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (18.54%) XML
1 61 (18.54%) Middleware
2 48 (14.59%) .NET
3 47 (14.29%) HTML
3 47 (14.29%) Web Services
4 44 (13.37%) J2EE
5 38 (11.55%) XSLT
6 36 (10.94%) Rendezvous
7 16 (4.86%) ISPF
8 15 (4.56%) .NET Framework
8 15 (4.56%) XSD
9 13 (3.95%) WSDL
10 9 (2.74%) JMS
11 8 (2.43%) WebSphere MQ
12 6 (1.82%) FIX Protocol
13 5 (1.52%) WebSphere Message Broker
14 4 (1.22%) REST
14 4 (1.22%) JNDI
14 4 (1.22%) JDBC
14 4 (1.22%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.33%) IBM Mainframe
3 31 (9.42%) Client/Server
3 31 (9.42%) SWIFT
4 20 (6.08%) Management Information System
5 12 (3.65%) AS400
6 11 (3.34%) Cryptography
7 7 (2.13%) Open Source
8 6 (1.82%) Tandem
8 6 (1.82%) PMI
8 6 (1.82%) EMV
9 5 (1.52%) Online Banking
9 5 (1.52%) Data Extraction
10 4 (1.22%) Clustering
10 4 (1.22%) CMDB
11 3 (0.91%) Computer Science
12 2 (0.61%) iPad
12 2 (0.61%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.61%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 75 (22.80%) Windows
2 71 (21.58%) UNIX
3 66 (20.06%) Linux
4 51 (15.50%) Solaris
5 17 (5.17%) AIX
6 15 (4.56%) zOS
7 8 (2.43%) MVS
8 7 (2.13%) HPUX
9 6 (1.82%) VMS
10 5 (1.52%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.52%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (23.10%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (15.50%) Performance Tuning
3 48 (14.59%) Project Management
3 48 (14.59%) SOA
4 37 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 36 (10.94%) Change Management
6 35 (10.64%) Benchmarking
7 32 (9.73%) Risk Management
7 32 (9.73%) Mentoring
8 27 (8.21%) TOGAF
9 25 (7.60%) Business Intelligence
10 24 (7.29%) Data Modelling
10 24 (7.29%) Service Delivery
11 23 (6.99%) Waterfall
12 21 (6.38%) Service Management
12 21 (6.38%) Zachman Framework
13 19 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (5.78%) ETL
13 19 (5.78%) PRINCE2
14 18 (5.47%) OO
Programming Languages
1 97 (29.48%) Java
2 87 (26.44%) SQL
3 75 (22.80%) COBOL
4 40 (12.16%) JavaScript
5 29 (8.81%) JCL
6 21 (6.38%) C#
7 12 (3.65%) Perl
8 11 (3.34%) C++
8 11 (3.34%) Assembly Language
9 10 (3.04%) PL/SQL
10 9 (2.74%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.43%) PL/1
11 8 (2.43%) Shell Script
11 8 (2.43%) VB.NET
12 7 (2.13%) LINC
13 5 (1.52%) VB
14 4 (1.22%) VBA
14 4 (1.22%) Python
14 4 (1.22%) REXX
14 4 (1.22%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (10.94%) Degree
2 8 (2.43%) PMI Certification
2 8 (2.43%) CISA
3 6 (1.82%) CISM
4 5 (1.52%) ISEB
5 4 (1.22%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.61%) PMP
6 2 (0.61%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (12.16%) QA
2 8 (2.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (2.43%) COBIT
3 6 (1.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.82%) FATCA
4 5 (1.52%) ISO 8583
5 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (11.55%) Oracle RAC
2 36 (10.94%) SRDF
2 36 (10.94%) NFS
3 14 (4.26%) RACF
4 13 (3.95%) ACF2
5 5 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 4 (1.22%) VMware ESX
7 3 (0.91%) vSphere
7 3 (0.91%) Tivoli Directory Server
8 1 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (3.04%) CA Endevor
2 8 (2.43%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.82%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (1.22%) CA Single Sign-On
4 4 (1.22%) Puppet
4 4 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.22%) SCOrch
5 3 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.61%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.30%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 115 (34.95%) IBM
2 101 (30.70%) Oracle
3 44 (13.37%) EMC
4 42 (12.77%) Cisco
5 36 (10.94%) Sybase
5 36 (10.94%) Intel
5 36 (10.94%) NetApp
5 36 (10.94%) TIBCO
5 36 (10.94%) DataSynapse
5 36 (10.94%) 29West
6 33 (10.03%) Microsoft
7 18 (5.47%) HP
8 16 (4.86%) SAP
9 12 (3.65%) Pega
10 11 (3.34%) Hyperion
11 9 (2.74%) Cognos
12 8 (2.43%) Unisys
12 8 (2.43%) Business Objects
12 8 (2.43%) Cognizant
12 8 (2.43%) VMware
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