The 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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 73 81 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 8 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.01% 0.39% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.68% 1.28% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 10
Median salary £40,500 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £38,675
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.52% -2.10%
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 North East region.

Miscellaneous Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
299 235 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 37.66% 30.28% 33.81%
Number of salaries quoted 246 200 168
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the North East region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +4 8 £40,500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 9 (56.25%) IBM
1 9 (56.25%) CA
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) zOS
4 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
5 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
5 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (31.25%) Linux
5 5 (31.25%) Unix
5 5 (31.25%) Windows
5 5 (31.25%) AIX
6 4 (25.00%) Solaris
6 4 (25.00%) VB
6 4 (25.00%) Java
6 4 (25.00%) Perl
6 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
6 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
6 4 (25.00%) Cognizant
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (18.75%) COBOL
7 3 (18.75%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 2 (12.50%) DB2
8 2 (12.50%) C#
8 2 (12.50%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 2 (12.50%) DataStage

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (12.50%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) TPMS
2 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) DataStage
1 2 (12.50%) DB2
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (6.25%) JIRA
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Banking
2 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) COBOL Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Data Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Database Manager
3 2 (12.50%) QA Manager
3 2 (12.50%) QA Test Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Test Environment Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) .NET
1 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (12.50%) VSAM
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) zOS
2 5 (31.25%) AIX
2 5 (31.25%) Linux
2 5 (31.25%) Unix
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 4 (25.00%) Solaris
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.25%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
2 2 (12.50%) Data Cleansing
2 2 (12.50%) Data Management
2 2 (12.50%) ETL
2 2 (12.50%) Software Testing
2 2 (12.50%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (6.25%) Change Management
3 1 (6.25%) Demand Forecasting
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) ITSM
3 1 (6.25%) System Testing
3 1 (6.25%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (6.25%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) SQL
2 4 (25.00%) Java
2 4 (25.00%) Perl
2 4 (25.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (25.00%) VB
3 3 (18.75%) COBOL
4 2 (12.50%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) CA
1 9 (56.25%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Cognizant
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 2 (12.50%) IBM Sterling
4 2 (12.50%) Informatica
4 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (6.25%) Fujitsu