The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 42 43 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.07% 0.36% 0.60%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 7.00% 1.61% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 2
Average salary £38,575 £70,000 £32,905
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.89% +112.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £70,000 £30,429
10% offered a salary of more than £41,825 £70,000 £35,381
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.10% -5.00%
Mainframe
Cambridgeshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
100 62 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 29.59% 22.38% 36.53%
Number of salaries quoted 81 57 101
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,375 £18,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Peterborough

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Mainframe
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 6 (85.71%) Finance
2 5 (71.43%) SDLC
3 4 (57.14%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (57.14%) Unisys
4 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (42.86%) UML
4 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) QA
5 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
5 2 (28.57%) Change Control
5 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) ISEB
6 1 (14.29%) COBOL
6 1 (14.29%) VSAM
6 1 (14.29%) IMS/DB
6 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
6 1 (14.29%) CICS
6 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
6 1 (14.29%) JCL
6 1 (14.29%) DB2
6 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
6 1 (14.29%) PROIV

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 1 (14.29%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) IMS/DB
2 1 (14.29%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) PROIV
General
1 6 (85.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Programmer
1 4 (57.14%) Analyst
2 3 (42.86%) Senior Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Mainframe Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Test Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Mainframe Developer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Mainframe Programmer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) SDLC
2 3 (42.86%) Waterfall
2 3 (42.86%) UML
2 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (28.57%) Software Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
3 2 (28.57%) Change Control
3 2 (28.57%) System Integration Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 1 (14.29%) Assembly Language
3 1 (14.29%) JCL
3 1 (14.29%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) QA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Unisys