The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 152 169 151
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -18
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 7 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.24% 0.10% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.66% 0.33% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £29,250 £23,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.17% -43.90%
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £47,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
-8.42% +15.85%
IBM Mainframe
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1065 1225 1214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 35.85% 32.08% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 676 781 696
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in Scotland

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +15 4 £34,000 -
Glasgow +4 2 £24,500 +6.52%
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 14 (100.00%) IBM
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 8 (57.14%) DB2
3 7 (50.00%) CICS
3 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 6 (42.86%) Banking
4 6 (42.86%) zOS
5 5 (35.71%) RACF
5 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Retail
5 5 (35.71%) ACF2
6 4 (28.57%) Oracle
7 3 (21.43%) UNIX
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) JCL
7 3 (21.43%) Project Management
7 3 (21.43%) Change Management
7 3 (21.43%) Line Management
7 3 (21.43%) People Management
7 3 (21.43%) SDLC
8 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) AS400
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
8 2 (14.29%) Service Management
8 2 (14.29%) COBOL
9 1 (7.14%) SQL
9 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
9 1 (7.14%) AIX

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 7 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) DB2
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
2 1 (7.14%) Base SAS
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Banking
3 5 (35.71%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Technical Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Operator
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) zOS
2 3 (21.43%) UNIX
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 1 (7.14%) AIX
3 1 (7.14%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Project Management
1 3 (21.43%) Change Management
1 3 (21.43%) Line Management
1 3 (21.43%) People Management
1 3 (21.43%) SDLC
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JCL
2 2 (14.29%) COBOL
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) REXX
3 1 (7.14%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) RACF
1 5 (35.71%) ACF2
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (28.57%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) CA
3 1 (7.14%) VMware
Scotland
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