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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 151 161 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.35% 0.15% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.09% 0.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 0
Average salary £25,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
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
1008 1322 1027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.40% 40.59% 32.98%
Number of salaries quoted 672 794 637
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 19 December 2014. 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 +3 10 - -
Glasgow - 1 £25,500 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) IBM
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (80.00%) CICS
3 11 (73.33%) Banking
4 10 (66.67%) Retail
4 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (66.67%) Assembly Language
5 9 (60.00%) Finance
6 8 (53.33%) CA Endevor
6 8 (53.33%) REXX
7 7 (46.67%) JCL
7 7 (46.67%) DB2
7 7 (46.67%) COBOL
8 6 (40.00%) Change Management
9 5 (33.33%) Migration
9 5 (33.33%) ATM
9 5 (33.33%) Internet
9 5 (33.33%) QA
9 5 (33.33%) Middleware
9 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
9 5 (33.33%) SAS
9 5 (33.33%) Release Management
9 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
9 5 (33.33%) Coaching
9 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
9 5 (33.33%) Chip Card
9 5 (33.33%) Online Banking
10 4 (26.67%) CA
11 3 (20.00%) UNIX

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (80.00%) CICS
2 5 (33.33%) MQSeries
2 5 (33.33%) SAS
3 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) ATM
1 5 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) RDBMS
2 2 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (6.67%) Data Mining
General
1 11 (73.33%) Banking
2 10 (66.67%) Retail
3 9 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Programmer
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Specialist
1 5 (33.33%) CICS Programmer
2 2 (13.33%) Operations Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) DB2 DBA
2 2 (13.33%) Administrator
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) DBA
3 1 (6.67%) Computer Operator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (33.33%) Middleware
2 2 (13.33%) XML
3 1 (6.67%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (33.33%) Online Banking
3 5 (33.33%) Chip Card
4 2 (13.33%) Replication
5 1 (6.67%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) Solaris
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Change Management
2 5 (33.33%) Migration
2 5 (33.33%) Release Management
2 5 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (33.33%) Coaching
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 2 (13.33%) Incident Management
3 2 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (66.67%) Assembly Language
2 8 (53.33%) REXX
3 7 (46.67%) JCL
3 7 (46.67%) COBOL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) RACF
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) CA Endevor
2 2 (13.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) IBM
2 4 (26.67%) CA
3 2 (13.33%) SAP
3 2 (13.33%) BMC