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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 83 47 63
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 4 22 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.44% 3.27% 1.98%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.80% 10.48% 6.99%
Number of salaries quoted 3 22 13
Average salary £49,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,800 £22,974 £29,300
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £72,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +11.76%
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
222 210 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 24.50% 31.25% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 194 196 177
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
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 20 August 2014. 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 -25 2 £49,250 +51.53%
Mainframe
East Midlands

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) ISEB
3 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Black-Box Testing
4 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
4 5 (45.45%) Control-M
4 5 (45.45%) Project Management
5 3 (27.27%) OO
5 3 (27.27%) Requirements Engineering
5 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
5 3 (27.27%) BPR
5 3 (27.27%) Workflow
6 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
6 2 (18.18%) Java
6 2 (18.18%) UNIX
6 2 (18.18%) DB2
6 2 (18.18%) DTS
7 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
7 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
7 1 (9.09%) SAS
7 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) SSL
7 1 (9.09%) IBM
7 1 (9.09%) RACF
7 1 (9.09%) JCL
7 1 (9.09%) CICS
7 1 (9.09%) Cognizant

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 1 (9.09%) OpenStack
2 1 (9.09%) SAS
2 1 (9.09%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
1 1 (9.09%) SSL
1 1 (9.09%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) Relational Database
3 2 (18.18%) DB2
3 2 (18.18%) DTS
4 1 (9.09%) Base SAS
4 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (9.09%) Cognos Transformer
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Test Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Business Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Services Business Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Tester
3 2 (18.18%) Financial Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Environment Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) J2EE
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Client/Server
1 1 (9.09%) HACMP
1 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) UNIX
3 1 (9.09%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Project Management
1 5 (45.45%) Automated Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Black-Box Testing
2 3 (27.27%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Business Analysis
2 3 (27.27%) OO
2 3 (27.27%) BPR
2 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (9.09%) Data Management
3 1 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) JCL
3 1 (9.09%) C
3 1 (9.09%) C++
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) ISEB
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) QA
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) RACF
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) Control-M
2 1 (9.09%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Business Objects
1 1 (9.09%) Cognos
1 1 (9.09%) IBM
1 1 (9.09%) Cognizant
1 1 (9.09%) Informatica
1 1 (9.09%) Teradata