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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 442 492 473
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -19
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 184 122 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.45% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.03% 0.63% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 146 81 120
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £57,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% +0.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £85,000
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
17808 19459 20113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.65% 45.34% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 14720 15437 16653
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £80,000 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +19 51 £55,600 +17.05% 5
Bromley - 14 £62,500 - 2
Docklands, London - 2 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

1 166 (56.85%) Finance
2 123 (42.12%) Banking
3 97 (33.22%) DB2
4 88 (30.14%) Oracle
5 86 (29.45%) IBM
6 81 (27.74%) CICS
7 77 (26.37%) Java
8 69 (23.63%) COBOL
9 68 (23.29%) SQL
9 68 (23.29%) UNIX
10 67 (22.95%) Retail
11 57 (19.52%) Windows
12 55 (18.84%) Project Management
13 52 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
14 49 (16.78%) Mentoring
14 49 (16.78%) Middleware
14 49 (16.78%) Change Management
15 48 (16.44%) XML
16 46 (15.75%) QA
17 45 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
18 44 (15.07%) J2EE
18 44 (15.07%) Web Services
18 44 (15.07%) SOA
19 40 (13.70%) Linux
20 37 (12.67%) .NET
20 37 (12.67%) Degree
20 37 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
21 35 (11.99%) Client/Server
22 34 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
22 34 (11.64%) WebSphere

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 81 (27.74%) CICS
2 34 (11.64%) WebSphere
3 21 (7.19%) Apache
4 20 (6.85%) Tomcat
5 19 (6.51%) MQSeries
6 17 (5.82%) Oracle Coherence
6 17 (5.82%) IIS
6 17 (5.82%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 12 (4.11%) FileNet
7 12 (4.11%) Documentum
8 10 (3.42%) SAS
9 5 (1.71%) SharePoint
10 4 (1.37%) WebSphere Application Server
10 4 (1.37%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.34%) GlassFish
12 1 (0.34%) Mule
Applications
1 19 (6.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 17 (5.82%) RMDS
2 11 (3.77%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (3.08%) Oracle EBS R12
4 6 (2.05%) Oracle Financials
5 5 (1.71%) BASE24
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle iProcurement
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (1.71%) Hyperion Enterprise
5 5 (1.71%) Oracle General Ledger
6 3 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (1.71%) IaaS
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.68%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (8.22%) SAN
2 19 (6.51%) WAN
2 19 (6.51%) FCoE
3 18 (6.16%) HTTP
4 17 (5.82%) LAN
4 17 (5.82%) Fibre Channel
4 17 (5.82%) Multicast
4 17 (5.82%) NAS
5 14 (4.79%) ATM
5 14 (4.79%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.77%) Internet
6 11 (3.77%) FTP
7 9 (3.08%) Firewall
8 6 (2.05%) Wireless
9 4 (1.37%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.37%) SSL
10 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.68%) X.25
10 2 (0.68%) VPN
10 2 (0.68%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (33.22%) DB2
2 26 (8.90%) SQL Server
3 20 (6.85%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (5.82%) Hadoop
4 17 (5.82%) HBase
5 12 (4.11%) Oracle Database
6 10 (3.42%) MS Access
7 6 (2.05%) SQLPlus
8 5 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 5 (1.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 5 (1.71%) MySQL
8 5 (1.71%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.71%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 4 (1.37%) Oracle Exadata
10 3 (1.03%) NonStop SQL
11 2 (0.68%) BODI
11 2 (0.68%) Data Mart
11 2 (0.68%) Oracle BI EE
11 2 (0.68%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
1 4 (1.37%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.03%) JMeter
2 3 (1.03%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.03%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.03%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.68%) Subversion
3 2 (0.68%) Maven
3 2 (0.68%) JIRA
3 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.34%) SpecFlow
General
1 166 (56.85%) Finance
2 123 (42.12%) Banking
3 67 (22.95%) Retail
4 25 (8.56%) Marketing
5 21 (7.19%) Investment Banking
6 16 (5.48%) Financial Institution
7 11 (3.77%) International Banking
8 7 (2.40%) Legal
9 6 (2.05%) Billing
10 5 (1.71%) Private Banking
10 5 (1.71%) General Ledger
10 5 (1.71%) Music Industry
11 4 (1.37%) Retail Banking
12 2 (0.68%) Automotive
12 2 (0.68%) Back Office
12 2 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.34%) Electronics
13 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (29.45%) Architect
2 42 (14.38%) Solutions Architect
3 28 (9.59%) Designer
4 27 (9.25%) Technical Specialist
5 23 (7.88%) Infrastructure Architect
6 21 (7.19%) Developer
7 20 (6.85%) Analyst
7 20 (6.85%) Consultant
8 18 (6.16%) Infrastructure Manager
9 17 (5.82%) Operations Manager
10 16 (5.48%) Programmer
10 16 (5.48%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
11 12 (4.11%) Lead Architect
12 11 (3.77%) Solutions Designer
12 11 (3.77%) Business Analyst
13 10 (3.42%) Enterprise Architect
13 10 (3.42%) IT Architect
14 9 (3.08%) Project Manager
14 9 (3.08%) Systems Designer
15 8 (2.74%) E-Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (16.78%) Middleware
2 48 (16.44%) XML
3 44 (15.07%) J2EE
3 44 (15.07%) Web Services
4 37 (12.67%) .NET
5 25 (8.56%) XSLT
6 23 (7.88%) HTML
7 18 (6.16%) XSD
8 17 (5.82%) Rendezvous
9 12 (4.11%) .NET Framework
9 12 (4.11%) WSDL
10 11 (3.77%) JMS
11 10 (3.42%) ISPF
12 5 (1.71%) WebSphere Message Broker
13 4 (1.37%) REST
13 4 (1.37%) JNDI
13 4 (1.37%) JDBC
13 4 (1.37%) JSP
13 4 (1.37%) SOAP
14 3 (1.03%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 52 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 35 (11.99%) Client/Server
3 31 (10.62%) IBM Mainframe
4 21 (7.19%) Management Information System
5 18 (6.16%) SWIFT
6 11 (3.77%) Cryptography
7 6 (2.05%) AS400
7 6 (2.05%) Clustering
7 6 (2.05%) Tandem
7 6 (2.05%) EMV
7 6 (2.05%) CMDB
8 5 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.71%) Online Banking
9 4 (1.37%) Mathematics
9 4 (1.37%) Open Source
9 4 (1.37%) Chip Card
9 4 (1.37%) PMI
10 3 (1.03%) VSAM
11 2 (0.68%) Data Extraction
12 1 (0.34%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 68 (23.29%) UNIX
2 57 (19.52%) Windows
3 40 (13.70%) Linux
4 22 (7.53%) Solaris
5 14 (4.79%) AIX
5 14 (4.79%) zOS
6 5 (1.71%) Windows XP
6 5 (1.71%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.68%) MVS
8 2 (0.68%) HPUX
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (18.84%) Project Management
2 49 (16.78%) Change Management
2 49 (16.78%) Mentoring
3 45 (15.41%) Agile Software Development
4 44 (15.07%) SOA
5 37 (12.67%) Performance Tuning
6 34 (11.64%) Stakeholder Management
7 28 (9.59%) Coaching
8 27 (9.25%) TOGAF
9 23 (7.88%) Service Delivery
10 22 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
11 21 (7.19%) ETL
11 21 (7.19%) Data Modelling
11 21 (7.19%) ITIL
11 21 (7.19%) Zachman Framework
12 20 (6.85%) Release Management
12 20 (6.85%) Migration
13 19 (6.51%) B2B
13 19 (6.51%) Capacity Planning
14 16 (5.48%) Benchmarking
Programming Languages
1 77 (26.37%) Java
2 69 (23.63%) COBOL
3 68 (23.29%) SQL
4 27 (9.25%) JCL
5 20 (6.85%) JavaScript
6 16 (5.48%) Assembly Language
7 14 (4.79%) C#
8 13 (4.45%) PL/SQL
9 12 (4.11%) REXX
10 10 (3.42%) PL/1
10 10 (3.42%) C++
11 9 (3.08%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.74%) VBA
13 7 (2.40%) Perl
14 6 (2.05%) C
15 5 (1.71%) XPath
16 4 (1.37%) Ruby
16 4 (1.37%) PHP
16 4 (1.37%) Python
16 4 (1.37%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 37 (12.67%) Degree
2 6 (2.05%) PMI Certification
3 5 (1.71%) ISEB
4 4 (1.37%) Sun Certification
5 2 (0.68%) PMP
5 2 (0.68%) CISA
5 2 (0.68%) QiCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (15.75%) QA
2 11 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (1.71%) ISO 8583
3 5 (1.71%) SLA
4 2 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) FATCA
System Software
1 19 (6.51%) NFS
1 19 (6.51%) Oracle RAC
2 17 (5.82%) SRDF
3 11 (3.77%) RACF
4 9 (3.08%) ACF2
5 8 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (2.05%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.71%) VMware ESX
8 3 (1.03%) vSphere
9 2 (0.68%) Tivoli Directory Server
9 2 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.68%) Active Directory
9 2 (0.68%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (5.82%) CA Endevor
2 4 (1.37%) Tivoli
2 4 (1.37%) CA SiteMinder
2 4 (1.37%) Puppet
2 4 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.37%) SCOrch
3 3 (1.03%) OMEGAMON
4 2 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (0.68%) SCOM
5 1 (0.34%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.34%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 88 (30.14%) Oracle
2 86 (29.45%) IBM
3 25 (8.56%) Microsoft
4 20 (6.85%) HP
4 20 (6.85%) EMC
5 19 (6.51%) Sybase
6 18 (6.16%) Cisco
6 18 (6.16%) NetApp
7 17 (5.82%) TIBCO
7 17 (5.82%) DataSynapse
7 17 (5.82%) Intel
7 17 (5.82%) 29West
8 13 (4.45%) VMware
9 11 (3.77%) Pega
9 11 (3.77%) Cognos
10 10 (3.42%) SAP
11 8 (2.74%) Cognizant
11 8 (2.74%) Sun
12 7 (2.40%) webMethods
13 6 (2.05%) VocaLink
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