The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 61 49 53
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.79% 0.27% 0.93%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.21% 0.93% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 4
Average salary £36,250 £28,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Mainframe
Tyne and Wear

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

Miscellaneous Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
181 108 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 35.63% 29.19% 27.97%
Number of salaries quoted 125 93 111
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,780 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £53,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Mainframe
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 13 (86.67%) IBM
2 11 (73.33%) BMC
2 11 (73.33%) DB2
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) zOS
2 11 (73.33%) MVS
2 11 (73.33%) ISPF
2 11 (73.33%) OMEGAMON
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) REXX
4 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (60.00%) CA
5 4 (26.67%) COBOL
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) VME
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) DBA
1 11 (73.33%) DB2 DBA
1 11 (73.33%) Mainframe DBA
2 2 (13.33%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) ISPF
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) zOS
1 11 (73.33%) MVS
2 2 (13.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) REXX
3 4 (26.67%) COBOL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) IBM
2 11 (73.33%) BMC
3 9 (60.00%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle