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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank - 72 69
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.51% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.44% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Average salary - £24,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.96%
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +9.19%
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
293 277 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 40.53% 35.33% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 242 219 154
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
Top 8 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 (100.00%) COBOL
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) ICL
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 4 (100.00%) Fujitsu
1 4 (100.00%) VME
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Lead Architect
1 4 (100.00%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Middleware
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Migration
1 4 (100.00%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) COBOL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) ICL
1 4 (100.00%) Fujitsu