The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank - 19 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 17 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 6.30% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 17.53% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 17 0
Average salary - £35,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +13.09%
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 Midlands region.

Miscellaneous Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
49 97 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 39.52% 35.93% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 22 77 36
Average salary £41,250 £44,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Midlands region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in the Midlands

Mainframe
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Cognizant
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Architect
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Developer
1 1 (100.00%) BizTalk Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) B2B
1 1 (100.00%) BPEL
1 1 (100.00%) Business Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Cognizant