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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank - 157 168
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.097% 0.091%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 0.27% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +18.75%
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
1353 1125 1211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.48% 36.56% 36.61%
Number of salaries quoted 802 672 725
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 3 (100.00%) IBM
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) CICS
2 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) DB2
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) MVS
3 1 (33.33%) JCL
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 2 (66.67%) CICS
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Mainframe Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Programmer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) MVS
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) SDLC
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) COBOL
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JCL
2 1 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle