The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 51 81 47
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -34
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 37 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 4.01% 0.34% 3.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 11.94% 0.97% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 29 3 23
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £45,800 £23,682
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,400 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -
Mainframe
East Midlands

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

Miscellaneous Category
Northamptonshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
310 309 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 33.62% 35.15% 40.11%
Number of salaries quoted 275 281 247
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,600 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

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

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

Mainframe
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +13 21 £45,000 -8.16%
Wellingborough - 6 £24,000 -
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 35 (87.50%) IBM
2 32 (80.00%) UNIX
3 27 (67.50%) JCL
4 24 (60.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 18 (45.00%) CICS
6 17 (42.50%) Java
7 16 (40.00%) Perl
7 16 (40.00%) DB2
7 16 (40.00%) Linux
7 16 (40.00%) JBoss
8 15 (37.50%) Tivoli
8 15 (37.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 15 (37.50%) AS400
8 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
9 13 (32.50%) Finance
10 12 (30.00%) COBOL
11 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (27.50%) Banking
11 11 (27.50%) Web Services
12 9 (22.50%) XML
12 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
12 9 (22.50%) SOAP
12 9 (22.50%) VB
12 9 (22.50%) Oracle
12 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
12 9 (22.50%) Python
12 9 (22.50%) FTP
12 9 (22.50%) DNS
12 9 (22.50%) SSL
12 9 (22.50%) Informatica

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 18 (45.00%) CICS
2 16 (40.00%) JBoss
3 9 (22.50%) WebSphere Application Server
3 9 (22.50%) Oracle Workflow
3 9 (22.50%) WebSphere
3 9 (22.50%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (22.50%) FTP
1 9 (22.50%) DNS
1 9 (22.50%) SSL
1 9 (22.50%) Internet
2 4 (10.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (40.00%) DB2
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) HP UFT
1 9 (22.50%) LoadRunner
1 9 (22.50%) JIRA
1 9 (22.50%) Hudson
1 9 (22.50%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 11 (27.50%) Banking
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Environment Manager
2 8 (20.00%) Mainframe Operator
3 7 (17.50%) Computer Operator
4 6 (15.00%) Data Centre Operator
5 4 (10.00%) Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Environment Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) Designer
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.50%) Support Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) Web Services
2 9 (22.50%) XML
2 9 (22.50%) Middleware
2 9 (22.50%) Java EE
2 9 (22.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (60.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 15 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 15 (37.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 32 (80.00%) UNIX
2 16 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (22.50%) Configuration Management
2 9 (22.50%) Workflow
2 9 (22.50%) Workflow Management
2 9 (22.50%) Automated Testing
2 9 (22.50%) Continuous Integration
2 9 (22.50%) Test Automation
2 9 (22.50%) DevOps
3 7 (17.50%) Test Management
4 6 (15.00%) Data Centre Operations
5 5 (12.50%) Content Management
6 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (5.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.50%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.50%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (67.50%) JCL
2 17 (42.50%) Java
3 16 (40.00%) Perl
4 12 (30.00%) COBOL
5 9 (22.50%) VB
5 9 (22.50%) Python
5 9 (22.50%) REXX
5 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
5 9 (22.50%) Ruby
System Software
1 15 (37.50%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 9 (22.50%) RACF
Systems Management
1 15 (37.50%) Tivoli
2 9 (22.50%) CA Endevor
2 9 (22.50%) Puppet
2 9 (22.50%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (87.50%) IBM
2 9 (22.50%) Informatica
2 9 (22.50%) F5
2 9 (22.50%) New Relic
2 9 (22.50%) Oracle
3 2 (5.00%) TSYS
4 1 (2.50%) Intel