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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / North East
Rank - 75 73
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.16% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.45% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -14.00%

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
231 224 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 34.79% 36.19% 36.48%
Number of salaries quoted 194 192 181
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,830 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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
Top 17 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 3 (100.00%) zOS
2 2 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 2 (66.67%) C#
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) VSAM
3 1 (33.33%) ISPF
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (33.33%) JCL

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 (66.67%) CICS
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Mainframe DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 2 (66.67%) VSAM
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) IBM
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft