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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 89 68 66
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -2
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.21% 0.16% 1.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.50% 4.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 11
Average salary £45,000 £72,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.93% +88.31%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
294 199 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 30.53% 31.44% 33.38%
Number of salaries quoted 262 193 215
Average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,300 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
2 3 (60.00%) Requirements Engineering
2 3 (60.00%) Workflow
2 3 (60.00%) Coaching
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) OO
2 3 (60.00%) BPR
3 2 (40.00%) DB2
3 2 (40.00%) Java
3 2 (40.00%) WebSphere
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
4 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (20.00%) QA
4 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) J2EE
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (20.00%) C
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) COBOL
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) Business Objects

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (40.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (20.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (20.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) SSL
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) DB2
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Services Business Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Business Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Environment Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) J2EE
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (20.00%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
2 1 (20.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Requirements Engineering
1 3 (60.00%) Workflow
1 3 (60.00%) Coaching
1 3 (60.00%) OO
1 3 (60.00%) BPR
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Planning
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) COBOL
2 1 (20.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle
1 1 (20.00%) Business Objects
1 1 (20.00%) IBM
1 1 (20.00%) Cognizant