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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 52 73 47
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 21 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 3.16% 0.45% 2.84%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 9.55% 1.31% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 3 11
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +50.76%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
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
220 229 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northampton 33.08% 34.23% 38.76%
Number of salaries quoted 202 205 134
Average salary £40,000 £37,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.96% +7.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £47,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Northampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Northampton region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Northampton

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) IBM
2 18 (81.82%) JCL
3 17 (77.27%) CICS
4 16 (72.73%) Java
4 16 (72.73%) UNIX
5 15 (68.18%) Linux
5 15 (68.18%) JBoss
5 15 (68.18%) Perl
5 15 (68.18%) DB2
6 12 (54.55%) COBOL
7 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (50.00%) Finance
7 11 (50.00%) Web Services
8 9 (40.91%) Workflow
8 9 (40.91%) Workflow Management
8 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
8 9 (40.91%) Ruby
8 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
8 9 (40.91%) Java EE
8 9 (40.91%) JIRA
8 9 (40.91%) CA Endevor
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
8 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (40.91%) Hudson
8 9 (40.91%) F5
8 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
8 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
8 9 (40.91%) New Relic
8 9 (40.91%) DevOps

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 17 (77.27%) CICS
2 15 (68.18%) JBoss
3 9 (40.91%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (40.91%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (40.91%) WebSphere
3 9 (40.91%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (40.91%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (40.91%) FTP
1 9 (40.91%) DNS
1 9 (40.91%) SSL
1 9 (40.91%) Internet
2 4 (18.18%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) DB2
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (40.91%) HP UFT
1 9 (40.91%) LoadRunner
1 9 (40.91%) JIRA
1 9 (40.91%) Hudson
1 9 (40.91%) Jenkins
General
1 11 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (40.91%) Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Environment Manager
2 4 (18.18%) Environment Analyst
2 4 (18.18%) Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Support
3 1 (4.55%) Support Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Support Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (50.00%) Web Services
2 9 (40.91%) XML
2 9 (40.91%) Middleware
2 9 (40.91%) Java EE
2 9 (40.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) UNIX
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) Configuration Management
2 9 (40.91%) Workflow
2 9 (40.91%) Workflow Management
2 9 (40.91%) Automated Testing
2 9 (40.91%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (40.91%) Test Automation
2 9 (40.91%) DevOps
3 6 (27.27%) Test Management
4 5 (22.73%) Content Management
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Waterfall
6 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (81.82%) JCL
2 16 (72.73%) Java
3 15 (68.18%) Perl
4 12 (54.55%) COBOL
5 9 (40.91%) VB
5 9 (40.91%) Python
5 9 (40.91%) REXX
5 9 (40.91%) JavaScript
5 9 (40.91%) Ruby
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) RACF
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) CA Endevor
1 9 (40.91%) Puppet
1 9 (40.91%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 19 (86.36%) IBM
2 9 (40.91%) Informatica
2 9 (40.91%) F5
2 9 (40.91%) New Relic
2 9 (40.91%) Oracle
3 2 (9.09%) TSYS