The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the North East region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 68 63 74
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +11
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 7 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.87% 1.38% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.38% 6.12% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Average salary £29,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +8.98%
Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
207 147 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 25.78% 22.51% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 144 114 138
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the North East

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the North East region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the North East

Mainframe
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the North East region over the 3 months to 22 July 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
Tyne and Wear -7 3 £21,500 -24.56%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 4 (57.14%) COBOL
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (42.86%) IBM
2 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 3 (42.86%) Electronics
2 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
2 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
2 3 (42.86%) DTV
2 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (42.86%) Marketing
2 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
3 2 (28.57%) VME
3 2 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
3 2 (28.57%) ISPF
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 2 (28.57%) REXX
3 2 (28.57%) zOS
3 2 (28.57%) MVS
4 1 (14.29%) CA
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) CICS
4 1 (14.29%) Windows

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the North East 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 (14.29%) CICS
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) DB2
General
1 3 (42.86%) Electronics
1 3 (42.86%) Telecoms
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
1 3 (42.86%) Manufacturing
1 3 (42.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) DBA
2 3 (42.86%) DB2 DBA
2 3 (42.86%) Mainframe DBA
3 2 (28.57%) COBOL Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Applications Support
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) VME
2 2 (28.57%) zOS
2 2 (28.57%) MVS
3 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) Programme Management
1 3 (42.86%) Digital Marketing
2 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) COBOL
2 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) REXX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) IBM
1 3 (42.86%) SAP
2 2 (28.57%) BMC
3 1 (14.29%) CA
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle