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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 467 533 449
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -84
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 146 103 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.51% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 106 69 119
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £40,000 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £86,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
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
19343 20396 21614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 43.68% 44.92% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16092 16309 18061
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +22 29 £55,600 -7.33% 3
Bromley +7 6 £65,000 -7.14% 1
Beckenham - 1 £67,500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 130 (48.87%) Finance
2 113 (42.48%) Banking
3 83 (31.20%) DB2
4 75 (28.20%) CICS
5 71 (26.69%) Oracle
6 67 (25.19%) Retail
7 63 (23.68%) IBM
8 61 (22.93%) UNIX
8 61 (22.93%) COBOL
9 56 (21.05%) Java
10 53 (19.92%) Mentoring
10 53 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
11 52 (19.55%) SQL
12 45 (16.92%) Project Management
13 44 (16.54%) SOA
13 44 (16.54%) Degree
13 44 (16.54%) QA
14 43 (16.17%) Windows
15 41 (15.41%) Web Services
16 40 (15.04%) Change Management
17 39 (14.66%) XML
17 39 (14.66%) Middleware
18 37 (13.91%) J2EE
19 34 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
20 32 (12.03%) .NET
20 32 (12.03%) Client/Server
21 30 (11.28%) TOGAF
22 29 (10.90%) Microsoft
23 28 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
23 28 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 75 (28.20%) CICS
2 20 (7.52%) WebSphere
3 11 (4.14%) MQSeries
4 9 (3.38%) SAS
5 8 (3.01%) Apache
5 8 (3.01%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.88%) SharePoint
6 5 (1.88%) IIS
6 5 (1.88%) Oracle HTTP Server
6 5 (1.88%) Oracle Coherence
7 4 (1.50%) FileNet
7 4 (1.50%) WebSphere Application Server
7 4 (1.50%) Documentum
7 4 (1.50%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.38%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.38%) GlassFish
9 1 (0.38%) Mule
Applications
1 26 (9.77%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.26%) Oracle Financials
1 6 (2.26%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (2.26%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (1.88%) Oracle iProcurement
2 5 (1.88%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (1.88%) Oracle Assets
2 5 (1.88%) RMDS
2 5 (1.88%) Oracle General Ledger
3 4 (1.50%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.76%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.88%) IaaS
3 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.38%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.26%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.89%) ATM
3 12 (4.51%) Internet
4 11 (4.14%) SAN
5 8 (3.01%) Firewall
6 7 (2.63%) WAN
6 7 (2.63%) FCoE
7 6 (2.26%) HTTP
7 6 (2.26%) Wireless
8 5 (1.88%) VLAN
8 5 (1.88%) LAN
8 5 (1.88%) Fibre Channel
8 5 (1.88%) Multicast
8 5 (1.88%) NAS
9 4 (1.50%) Kerberos
9 4 (1.50%) FTP
9 4 (1.50%) SSL
10 3 (1.13%) RTP
11 2 (0.75%) X.25
11 2 (0.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (31.20%) DB2
2 20 (7.52%) Data Warehouse
3 15 (5.64%) SQL Server
4 12 (4.51%) Oracle Database
5 6 (2.26%) SQLPlus
6 5 (1.88%) MySQL
6 5 (1.88%) MS Access
6 5 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (1.88%) Hadoop
6 5 (1.88%) RDBMS
6 5 (1.88%) HBase
6 5 (1.88%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.50%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (1.50%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 3 (1.13%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (1.13%) Oracle Exadata
9 2 (0.75%) BODI
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.38%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) LoadRunner
2 3 (1.13%) JMeter
2 3 (1.13%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (1.13%) ClearCase
2 3 (1.13%) Rational Rose
2 3 (1.13%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.38%) Subversion
3 1 (0.38%) Maven
3 1 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.38%) Cucumber
General
1 130 (48.87%) Finance
2 113 (42.48%) Banking
3 67 (25.19%) Retail
4 18 (6.77%) Marketing
5 17 (6.39%) Investment Banking
6 10 (3.76%) Financial Institution
7 8 (3.01%) International Banking
8 6 (2.26%) Legal
8 6 (2.26%) Billing
9 5 (1.88%) General Ledger
9 5 (1.88%) Music Industry
10 4 (1.50%) Retail Banking
10 4 (1.50%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (1.13%) French Language
11 3 (1.13%) German Language
11 3 (1.13%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
13 1 (0.38%) Back Office
13 1 (0.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 71 (26.69%) Architect
2 36 (13.53%) Solutions Architect
3 31 (11.65%) Designer
4 23 (8.65%) Developer
4 23 (8.65%) Consultant
5 21 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
6 18 (6.77%) Analyst
7 14 (5.26%) Solutions Designer
8 13 (4.89%) Infrastructure Architect
9 11 (4.14%) Programmer
9 11 (4.14%) Business Analyst
10 10 (3.76%) Infrastructure Manager
10 10 (3.76%) Enterprise Architect
11 9 (3.38%) Ab Initio Developer
11 9 (3.38%) Systems Designer
11 9 (3.38%) Operations Manager
12 8 (3.01%) IT Architect
12 8 (3.01%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
13 7 (2.63%) Principal Architect
13 7 (2.63%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (15.41%) Web Services
2 39 (14.66%) XML
2 39 (14.66%) Middleware
3 37 (13.91%) J2EE
4 32 (12.03%) .NET
5 16 (6.02%) XSLT
6 13 (4.89%) JMS
6 13 (4.89%) XSD
7 10 (3.76%) ISPF
8 9 (3.38%) HTML
9 5 (1.88%) JDBC
9 5 (1.88%) Rendezvous
9 5 (1.88%) LAMP
9 5 (1.88%) Java EE
9 5 (1.88%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 4 (1.50%) .NET Framework
10 4 (1.50%) JNDI
10 4 (1.50%) WSDL
10 4 (1.50%) JSP
11 3 (1.13%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 53 (19.92%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (12.03%) Client/Server
3 28 (10.53%) IBM Mainframe
4 19 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 13 (4.89%) SWIFT
6 9 (3.38%) Open Source
7 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.63%) Mathematics
9 6 (2.26%) Online Banking
9 6 (2.26%) CMDB
9 6 (2.26%) Clustering
10 5 (1.88%) AS400
10 5 (1.88%) EMV
10 5 (1.88%) Tandem
10 5 (1.88%) Cryptography
11 4 (1.50%) Chip Card
11 4 (1.50%) PMI
12 3 (1.13%) Computer Science
13 2 (0.75%) VSAM
13 2 (0.75%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 61 (22.93%) UNIX
2 43 (16.17%) Windows
3 25 (9.40%) zOS
4 22 (8.27%) Linux
5 17 (6.39%) AIX
6 10 (3.76%) Solaris
7 4 (1.50%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.50%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.75%) MVS
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (19.92%) Mentoring
2 45 (16.92%) Project Management
3 44 (16.54%) SOA
4 40 (15.04%) Change Management
5 34 (12.78%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (11.28%) TOGAF
7 28 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (10.15%) Coaching
9 23 (8.65%) Zachman Framework
10 22 (8.27%) Service Delivery
10 22 (8.27%) ITIL
11 21 (7.89%) Performance Tuning
12 20 (7.52%) Migration
13 18 (6.77%) E-Commerce
13 18 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (6.02%) Capacity Planning
15 15 (5.64%) Data Modelling
15 15 (5.64%) Enterprise Architecture
16 14 (5.26%) ETL
16 14 (5.26%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 61 (22.93%) COBOL
2 56 (21.05%) Java
3 52 (19.55%) SQL
4 26 (9.77%) JCL
5 15 (5.64%) Assembly Language
6 12 (4.51%) REXX
6 12 (4.51%) C#
7 9 (3.38%) C++
7 9 (3.38%) PL/1
8 8 (3.01%) VBA
8 8 (3.01%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.01%) JavaScript
8 8 (3.01%) Perl
8 8 (3.01%) XPath
8 8 (3.01%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.26%) C
10 4 (1.50%) PHP
10 4 (1.50%) Python
10 4 (1.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 44 (16.54%) Degree
2 5 (1.88%) ISEB
3 4 (1.50%) Sun Certification
3 4 (1.50%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (16.54%) QA
2 6 (2.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (1.50%) ISO 8583
3 4 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (8.27%) RACF
2 11 (4.14%) ACF2
3 8 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.63%) NFS
5 6 (2.26%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.26%) Oracle RAC
6 5 (1.88%) SRDF
6 5 (1.88%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.75%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
7 2 (0.75%) vSphere
7 2 (0.75%) Tivoli Directory Server
7 2 (0.75%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 17 (6.39%) CA Endevor
2 6 (2.26%) Tivoli
3 5 (1.88%) ServiceCenter
4 4 (1.50%) SCOM
4 4 (1.50%) Puppet
4 4 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.50%) CA SiteMinder
4 4 (1.50%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.13%) OMEGAMON
5 3 (1.13%) CA LISA
6 1 (0.38%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.38%) EdgeSight
6 1 (0.38%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 71 (26.69%) Oracle
2 63 (23.68%) IBM
3 29 (10.90%) Microsoft
4 24 (9.02%) HP
5 15 (5.64%) VMware
6 11 (4.14%) SAP
7 10 (3.76%) Cognizant
8 9 (3.38%) Software AG
8 9 (3.38%) BMC
8 9 (3.38%) Cognos
8 9 (3.38%) webMethods
8 9 (3.38%) Ab Initio
9 8 (3.01%) Sun
10 7 (2.63%) Sybase
10 7 (2.63%) EMC
11 6 (2.26%) CA
11 6 (2.26%) NetApp
12 5 (1.88%) Cisco
12 5 (1.88%) TIBCO
12 5 (1.88%) Micro Focus
London
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Real Staffing
Salary: £41990 - £61000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bromley, Kent
Bridge Noble
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Cognizant
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
City, London
Santander
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago