The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank - 133 128
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 0 11 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.46% 0.67%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.28% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 0 11 11
Average salary - £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
UK excluding London average salary £44,397 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +11.11%
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
902 858 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 42.83% 35.63% 40.28%
Number of salaries quoted 754 598 714
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Reading

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 7 (77.78%) Web Services
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) HP UFT
2 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 6 (66.67%) Change Management
2 6 (66.67%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 6 (66.67%) Unix
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 6 (66.67%) Requirements Management
2 6 (66.67%) QA
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Test Management
2 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
2 6 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
2 6 (66.67%) Demand Management
2 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
2 6 (66.67%) HP
3 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
3 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (55.56%) JMeter
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (11.11%) BPR

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) HP UFT
1 6 (66.67%) LoadRunner
2 5 (55.56%) JMeter
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Test Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Test Leader
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Performance Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Senior Test Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Test Engineer
1 6 (66.67%) Test Leader
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Software Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Software Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Change Management
1 6 (66.67%) Defect Management
1 6 (66.67%) Demand Management
1 6 (66.67%) Non-Functional Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Improvement
1 6 (66.67%) Performance Testing
1 6 (66.67%) Requirements Management
1 6 (66.67%) Test Automation
1 6 (66.67%) Test Management
1 6 (66.67%) Test Scripting
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) BPR
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Software Asset Management
3 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Citrix
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) IBM
2 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 6 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft