The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Northampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 69 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +7
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 0.15% 1.85% 1.77%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.69% 6.80% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 8
Average salary £49,000 £31,500 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £47,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+3.15% +13.09%
Mainframe
Northamptonshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
145 103 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 21.97% 27.25% 28.60%
Number of salaries quoted 125 101 121
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,300 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £49,250 £51,050
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Northampton

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Northampton

Mainframe
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
3 5 (62.50%) Control-M
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Project Management
3 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Black-Box Testing
3 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (37.50%) Requirements Engineering
4 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
4 3 (37.50%) OO
4 3 (37.50%) BPR
4 3 (37.50%) Workflow
4 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 2 (25.00%) DTS
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
6 1 (12.50%) PRINCE

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Northampton 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 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 5 (62.50%) Relational Database
2 2 (25.00%) DTS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Test Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Tester
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Project Management
1 5 (62.50%) Automated Testing
1 5 (62.50%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Workflow
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) BPR
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 5 (62.50%) Control-M