The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Nottingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 69 71 94
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +23
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 20 21 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 2.13% 2.03% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 5.57% 5.26% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 4
Average salary £25,000 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.41% +11.11%
Mainframe
Nottinghamshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Nottingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
359 399 408
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Nottingham 38.23% 38.55% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 231 268 299
Average salary £35,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Nottingham

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Nottingham

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Nottingham

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 39 (65.00%) DB2
2 30 (50.00%) COBOL
3 29 (48.33%) VSAM
4 27 (45.00%) CICS
5 23 (38.33%) DataStage
5 23 (38.33%) IBM
5 23 (38.33%) ITIL
6 22 (36.67%) SQL
7 21 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe
8 20 (33.33%) JCL
9 18 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
10 17 (28.33%) Incident Management
11 16 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (26.67%) SDLC
12 15 (25.00%) Unix
13 12 (20.00%) HTML
13 12 (20.00%) Problem Management
14 11 (18.33%) Finance
14 11 (18.33%) .NET
14 11 (18.33%) Web Services
14 11 (18.33%) Pentaho
15 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
15 10 (16.67%) C#
15 10 (16.67%) SLA
16 9 (15.00%) zOS
16 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
17 8 (13.33%) Remedy
17 8 (13.33%) ChangeMan
17 8 (13.33%) Computacenter
17 8 (13.33%) QA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Nottingham by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Nottingham 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 27 (45.00%) CICS
2 2 (3.33%) Apache
2 2 (3.33%) JBoss
2 2 (3.33%) MQSeries
2 2 (3.33%) TIBCO ActiveMatrix
2 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) Firewall
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (5.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (3.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (65.00%) DB2
2 23 (38.33%) DataStage
3 11 (18.33%) Pentaho
4 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.67%) Adabas
6 3 (5.00%) IMS/DB
7 2 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) ChangeMan
2 4 (6.67%) Subversion
3 3 (5.00%) XPEDITER
4 2 (3.33%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.33%) ERwin
4 2 (3.33%) NetBeans
4 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (18.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (43.33%) Analyst
2 11 (18.33%) Support Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Developer
4 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (11.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) DBA
5 6 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (6.67%) Mainframe DBA
6 4 (6.67%) Production DBA
6 4 (6.67%) Programmer
6 4 (6.67%) Technical Leader
7 3 (5.00%) Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.00%) Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (3.33%) Operations Manager
8 2 (3.33%) Security Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.00%) HTML
2 11 (18.33%) .NET
2 11 (18.33%) Web Services
3 8 (13.33%) .NET Framework
3 8 (13.33%) Entity Framework
3 8 (13.33%) WCF
4 6 (10.00%) XML
5 2 (3.33%) Ajax
5 2 (3.33%) CSS
5 2 (3.33%) Hibernate
5 2 (3.33%) J2EE
5 2 (3.33%) Java RMI
5 2 (3.33%) JAX-RS
5 2 (3.33%) JAX-WS
5 2 (3.33%) JDBC
5 2 (3.33%) JMS
5 2 (3.33%) jQuery
5 2 (3.33%) JSON
5 2 (3.33%) JTA
5 2 (3.33%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 29 (48.33%) VSAM
2 21 (35.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 18 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.33%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.00%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.00%) Unix
2 9 (15.00%) zOS
3 7 (11.67%) Windows
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) ITIL
2 17 (28.33%) Incident Management
3 16 (26.67%) SDLC
4 12 (20.00%) Problem Management
5 9 (15.00%) Configuration Management
6 8 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (13.33%) Data Protection
7 7 (11.67%) Migration
7 7 (11.67%) Time Management
7 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.67%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.00%) Change Management
9 5 (8.33%) Data Modelling
9 5 (8.33%) Resource Management
9 5 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (6.67%) ETL
10 4 (6.67%) High Availability
10 4 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (6.67%) Release Management
10 4 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.00%) COBOL
2 22 (36.67%) SQL
3 20 (33.33%) JCL
4 10 (16.67%) C#
5 4 (6.67%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) REXX
6 3 (5.00%) PL/1
7 2 (3.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.33%) C++
7 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.33%) Perl
7 2 (3.33%) PHP
7 2 (3.33%) Python
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (11.67%) Degree
3 5 (8.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 8 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) RACF
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) IBM
2 8 (13.33%) Computacenter
2 8 (13.33%) Remedy
3 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.00%) EMC
4 6 (10.00%) F5
4 6 (10.00%) Intel Security
5 4 (6.67%) BMC
5 4 (6.67%) Oracle
6 3 (5.00%) SolarWinds
6 3 (5.00%) Splunk
6 3 (5.00%) VMware
7 2 (3.33%) Citrix
7 2 (3.33%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.67%) Syncsort