The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 95 82 73
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.092% 0.43% 1.17%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.27% 1.19% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 9
Average salary £50,000 - £30,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +11.76%
Mainframe
Buckinghamshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Milton Keynes region.

Miscellaneous Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
377 336 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 34.84% 35.74% 34.82%
Number of salaries quoted 261 287 280
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £24,050
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 4 (57.14%) DB2
3 3 (42.86%) Java
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 3 (42.86%) .NET
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (42.86%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) CRM
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 3 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
4 2 (28.57%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) AS400
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
4 2 (28.57%) Avaya
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) MI Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Operator
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Trainee
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) AS400
2 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) CRM
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Data Governance
2 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) Java
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
1 3 (42.86%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) JCL
2 1 (14.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) Avaya