The first 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 22 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 119 137 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 13 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.56% 0.26% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.88% 0.92% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
Average salary £40,750 £57,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.13% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +8.98%
Miscellaneous Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
692 654 524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.94% 28.81% 23.33%
Number of salaries quoted 425 549 481
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £31,500 £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%
Mainframe
Berkshire

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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Reading

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 11 (45.83%) IBM
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 10 (41.67%) IPv6
2 10 (41.67%) Client/Server
2 10 (41.67%) LAN
2 10 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 10 (41.67%) Network Security
3 7 (29.17%) COBOL
4 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Migration
5 4 (16.67%) JCL
5 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
5 4 (16.67%) zOS
5 4 (16.67%) CRM
5 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
5 4 (16.67%) Adabas
5 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.67%) Market Research
5 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
6 3 (12.50%) SaaS
6 3 (12.50%) Time Management
6 3 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
6 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (12.50%) Huawei
6 3 (12.50%) Marketing
6 3 (12.50%) Business Development
6 3 (12.50%) CICS
6 3 (12.50%) NATURAL
6 3 (12.50%) Project Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) SaaS
2 2 (8.33%) PaaS
2 2 (8.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (41.67%) IPv6
1 10 (41.67%) LAN
1 10 (41.67%) Network Security
2 1 (4.17%) DNS
2 1 (4.17%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) Adabas
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (8.33%) MS Access
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (8.33%) BusinessObjects XI
2 2 (8.33%) QlikView
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) ERwin
General
1 11 (45.83%) Telecoms
1 11 (45.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Consultant
2 10 (41.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 7 (29.17%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Business Consultant
5 4 (16.67%) Senior Tester
5 4 (16.67%) Programmer
5 4 (16.67%) Tester
6 3 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Junior DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
7 2 (8.33%) Junior
7 2 (8.33%) DBA
7 2 (8.33%) Junior Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Business Data Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Mainframe Programmer
8 1 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery Manager
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analyst
8 1 (4.17%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) SAP XI
1 2 (8.33%) HTML
1 2 (8.33%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) Client/Server
1 10 (41.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (4.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) zOS
2 2 (8.33%) Windows
3 1 (4.17%) Solaris
3 1 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Data Analysis
2 4 (16.67%) Migration
2 4 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 4 (16.67%) CRM
2 4 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 4 (16.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (16.67%) Market Research
2 4 (16.67%) Functional Testing
3 3 (12.50%) Time Management
3 3 (12.50%) Marketing Strategy
3 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (12.50%) Business Development
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 2 (8.33%) Data Management
4 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) ERP
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (8.33%) Data Governance
Programming Languages
1 7 (29.17%) COBOL
2 4 (16.67%) JCL
3 3 (12.50%) NATURAL
4 2 (8.33%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (4.17%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) IBM
2 3 (12.50%) Huawei
3 2 (8.33%) Trillium
3 2 (8.33%) Siebel
3 2 (8.33%) SAP
3 2 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (8.33%) Business Objects
4 1 (4.17%) Unisys
4 1 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (4.17%) CA
4 1 (4.17%) Microsoft