The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 136 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.040% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.14% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £39,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
IBM Mainframe
Berkshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
714 645 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 27.73% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 424 520 472
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in Reading

IBM Mainframe
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 4 (100.00%) Adabas
1 4 (100.00%) IBM
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) NATURAL
2 3 (75.00%) CICS
3 2 (50.00%) System Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) Adabas
General
1 4 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Programmer
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst
2 3 (75.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (25.00%) Mainframe Programmer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) System Testing
2 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) JCL
2 3 (75.00%) COBOL
2 3 (75.00%) NATURAL
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) IBM