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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 503 498 487
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -11
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 124 162 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.28% 0.34% 0.25%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.61% 0.75% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 100 100 85
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,900
10% offered a salary of more than £97,750 £100,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -5.00%
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
20310 21709 20613
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 45.83% 45.04% 46.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16513 17652 16735
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +11 21 £56,250 -6.25% 2
Docklands, London -1 4 - -
Croydon - 2 £53,750 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 144 (47.52%) Finance
2 139 (45.87%) DB2
3 129 (42.57%) IBM
4 97 (32.01%) Banking
5 93 (30.69%) Oracle
6 91 (30.03%) SQL
7 90 (29.70%) Java
8 84 (27.72%) Linux
9 81 (26.73%) Windows
10 78 (25.74%) WebSphere
11 76 (25.08%) Solaris
11 76 (25.08%) COBOL
11 76 (25.08%) CICS
12 73 (24.09%) SQL Server
13 68 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
14 65 (21.45%) SAN
15 64 (21.12%) Middleware
16 62 (20.46%) EMC
16 62 (20.46%) SDLC
17 61 (20.13%) Cisco
18 59 (19.47%) HTML
18 59 (19.47%) XML
18 59 (19.47%) Retail
19 58 (19.14%) Apache
20 57 (18.81%) LAN
20 57 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
21 56 (18.48%) UNIX
21 56 (18.48%) JCL
22 55 (18.15%) WAN
22 55 (18.15%) SRDF

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 78 (25.74%) WebSphere
2 76 (25.08%) CICS
3 58 (19.14%) Apache
4 54 (17.82%) Tomcat
5 52 (17.16%) IIS
6 51 (16.83%) Oracle Coherence
6 51 (16.83%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 18 (5.94%) MQSeries
8 16 (5.28%) SharePoint
8 16 (5.28%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.99%) SAS
10 2 (0.66%) JBoss
10 2 (0.66%) Documentum
10 2 (0.66%) FileNet
11 1 (0.33%) GlassFish
Applications
1 22 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.30%) MS Visio
2 10 (3.30%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 51 (16.83%) RMDS
2 5 (1.65%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (1.32%) BASE24
4 1 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.26%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (4.62%) IaaS
3 3 (0.99%) SaaS
4 1 (0.33%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 65 (21.45%) SAN
2 57 (18.81%) LAN
3 55 (18.15%) WAN
4 54 (17.82%) HTTP
5 51 (16.83%) NAS
5 51 (16.83%) FCoE
5 51 (16.83%) Fibre Channel
5 51 (16.83%) Multicast
6 22 (7.26%) TCP/IP
7 11 (3.63%) Firewall
8 9 (2.97%) ATM
9 7 (2.31%) VLAN
10 6 (1.98%) SMS
11 4 (1.32%) Internet
12 3 (0.99%) Intrusion Detection
12 3 (0.99%) DMZ
12 3 (0.99%) FTP
12 3 (0.99%) TACACS
13 2 (0.66%) SNMP
13 2 (0.66%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 139 (45.87%) DB2
2 73 (24.09%) SQL Server
3 53 (17.49%) Hadoop
4 51 (16.83%) HBase
5 17 (5.61%) BusinessObjects
6 15 (4.95%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (2.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (1.98%) Ingres
8 6 (1.98%) MS Access
9 5 (1.65%) OLAP
9 5 (1.65%) OLTP
9 5 (1.65%) Oracle OLAP
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.66%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.66%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.66%) Base SAS
11 1 (0.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 6 (1.98%) Toad
2 5 (1.65%) PROIV
3 3 (0.99%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.66%) ClearCase
4 2 (0.66%) Rational Rose
4 2 (0.66%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.33%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.33%) Maven
General
1 144 (47.52%) Finance
2 97 (32.01%) Banking
3 59 (19.47%) Retail
4 16 (5.28%) Legal
5 9 (2.97%) Financial Institution
6 8 (2.64%) Marketing
7 6 (1.98%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.65%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.32%) Front Office
10 3 (0.99%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.99%) Private Banking
11 2 (0.66%) French Language
11 2 (0.66%) Law
12 1 (0.33%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.33%) Back Office
12 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (29.04%) Architect
2 53 (17.49%) Solutions Architect
3 48 (15.84%) Infrastructure Architect
4 39 (12.87%) Consultant
5 34 (11.22%) Lead Architect
6 29 (9.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 26 (8.58%) Technical Specialist
8 24 (7.92%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
9 22 (7.26%) Development Manager
10 20 (6.60%) Solutions Designer
10 20 (6.60%) Designer
11 17 (5.61%) Technical Consultant
12 15 (4.95%) Analyst
13 14 (4.62%) Project Manager
13 14 (4.62%) Business Development Manager
13 14 (4.62%) Business Manager
13 14 (4.62%) IT Development Manager
14 10 (3.30%) Team Leader
15 9 (2.97%) Developer
15 9 (2.97%) Lead Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (21.12%) Middleware
2 59 (19.47%) HTML
2 59 (19.47%) XML
3 52 (17.16%) XSLT
4 51 (16.83%) Ultra Messaging
4 51 (16.83%) Rendezvous
5 37 (12.21%) Web Services
6 35 (11.55%) ISPF
7 25 (8.25%) .NET
8 19 (6.27%) WebSphere MQ
9 16 (5.28%) J2EE
10 7 (2.31%) JMS
10 7 (2.31%) .NET Framework
10 7 (2.31%) Java EE
11 6 (1.98%) LAMP
12 5 (1.65%) FIX Protocol
13 4 (1.32%) Hibernate
13 4 (1.32%) Spring
13 4 (1.32%) EJB
14 3 (0.99%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.81%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (10.23%) IBM Mainframe
3 30 (9.90%) SWIFT
4 20 (6.60%) Data Centre
5 17 (5.61%) Management Information System
6 16 (5.28%) Client/Server
7 9 (2.97%) Data Extraction
8 8 (2.64%) iPad
8 8 (2.64%) AS400
9 7 (2.31%) PMI
9 7 (2.31%) Computer Science
9 7 (2.31%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.32%) Derivative
10 4 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
10 4 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.32%) EMV
10 4 (1.32%) Replication
10 4 (1.32%) Clustering
10 4 (1.32%) Tandem
11 3 (0.99%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 84 (27.72%) Linux
2 81 (26.73%) Windows
3 76 (25.08%) Solaris
4 56 (18.48%) UNIX
5 25 (8.25%) AIX
6 23 (7.59%) zOS
7 19 (6.27%) MVS
8 9 (2.97%) VMS
9 6 (1.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (1.98%) HPUX
10 4 (1.32%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.32%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (20.46%) SDLC
3 55 (18.15%) Performance Tuning
4 51 (16.83%) Benchmarking
5 50 (16.50%) SOA
6 48 (15.84%) Risk Management
7 45 (14.85%) Mentoring
8 38 (12.54%) Change Management
9 29 (9.57%) Coaching
10 26 (8.58%) Project Management
11 21 (6.93%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (5.94%) Service Management
13 16 (5.28%) Data Modelling
13 16 (5.28%) Information Management
13 16 (5.28%) Business Development
14 15 (4.95%) OO
14 15 (4.95%) E-business
15 14 (4.62%) ITIL
15 14 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
16 13 (4.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (30.03%) SQL
2 90 (29.70%) Java
3 76 (25.08%) COBOL
4 56 (18.48%) JCL
5 53 (17.49%) JavaScript
6 17 (5.61%) Perl
7 14 (4.62%) C
8 12 (3.96%) C#
9 9 (2.97%) T-SQL
9 9 (2.97%) PL/SQL
9 9 (2.97%) LINC
10 7 (2.31%) VB.NET
10 7 (2.31%) Assembly Language
11 6 (1.98%) C++
12 5 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.32%) PL/1
13 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.66%) VBA
14 2 (0.66%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.66%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (4.62%) Degree
2 9 (2.97%) CISM
3 8 (2.64%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.98%) CISA
5 4 (1.32%) MCP
6 3 (0.99%) CISSP
7 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.33%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.33%) PMP
7 1 (0.33%) CCNP
7 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.33%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (15.51%) QA
2 9 (2.97%) Data Quality
2 9 (2.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (2.64%) COBIT
4 5 (1.65%) FATCA
5 4 (1.32%) ISO 8583
6 3 (0.99%) SLA
6 3 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (18.15%) SRDF
2 51 (16.83%) NFS
2 51 (16.83%) Oracle RAC
3 19 (6.27%) Time Sharing Option
4 14 (4.62%) RACF
5 9 (2.97%) ACF2
6 4 (1.32%) Active Directory
7 3 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
8 2 (0.66%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.33%) vSphere
9 1 (0.33%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (7.92%) CA Endevor
2 16 (5.28%) Tivoli
3 14 (4.62%) zSecure
4 9 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (1.98%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.33%) Nagios
6 1 (0.33%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 129 (42.57%) IBM
2 93 (30.69%) Oracle
3 62 (20.46%) EMC
4 61 (20.13%) Cisco
5 53 (17.49%) TIBCO
6 52 (17.16%) NetApp
7 51 (16.83%) Sybase
7 51 (16.83%) Intel
7 51 (16.83%) DataSynapse
8 38 (12.54%) Microsoft
9 11 (3.63%) HP
10 9 (2.97%) Unisys
10 9 (2.97%) Remedy
11 8 (2.64%) SAP
12 6 (1.98%) Cognizant
12 6 (1.98%) Hyperion
12 6 (1.98%) Novell
12 6 (1.98%) Veritas
12 6 (1.98%) Symantec
13 5 (1.65%) McAfee
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Comtecs
Salary: £55000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Project Practice
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £40885 - £61220 per annum
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Posted: 15 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
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London
Lloyds Banking Group
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