The first 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 134 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 4 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.17% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.57% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% -
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
707 653 513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.00% 28.83% 23.12%
Number of salaries quoted 434 541 473
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
IBM Mainframe
Berkshire

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 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 9 (100.00%) IBM
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
2 6 (66.67%) COBOL
3 4 (44.44%) Adabas
3 4 (44.44%) zOS
3 4 (44.44%) JCL
4 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
4 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 3 (33.33%) NATURAL
4 3 (33.33%) CICS
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (22.22%) MDX
5 2 (22.22%) Migration
5 2 (22.22%) SAP XI
5 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (22.22%) HTML
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
5 2 (22.22%) SAP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Access
5 2 (22.22%) CRM

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (33.33%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Adabas
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (22.22%) QlikView
2 2 (22.22%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
2 2 (22.22%) Data Warehouse
General
1 9 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Analyst
2 4 (44.44%) Programmer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Tester
3 3 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
4 2 (22.22%) Junior
4 2 (22.22%) DBA
4 2 (22.22%) SQL DBA
4 2 (22.22%) Junior DBA
4 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (11.11%) Mainframe Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) HTML
1 2 (22.22%) SAP XI
1 2 (22.22%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 9 (100.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
1 3 (33.33%) Functional Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Low Latency
2 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (22.22%) System Testing
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) CRM
2 2 (22.22%) ERP
2 2 (22.22%) Data Modelling
2 2 (22.22%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) COBOL
2 4 (44.44%) JCL
3 3 (33.33%) NATURAL
4 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (22.22%) Business Objects
2 2 (22.22%) SAP