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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 158 171 149
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -22
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 9 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.27% 0.14% 0.20%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.67% 0.37% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 4
Average salary £46,000 - £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,050 - £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 - £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -
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
1346 1360 1079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.86% 36.86% 35.86%
Number of salaries quoted 816 902 706
Average salary £41,750 £40,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.08% -4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 +1 9 £46,000 -
IBM Mainframe
UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
3 6 (37.50%) DB2
4 5 (31.25%) CICS
4 5 (31.25%) Banking
4 5 (31.25%) Finance
5 4 (25.00%) Change Management
5 4 (25.00%) JCL
6 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (18.75%) UNIX
6 3 (18.75%) Windows
6 3 (18.75%) COBOL
6 3 (18.75%) zOS
7 2 (12.50%) RACF
7 2 (12.50%) AS400
7 2 (12.50%) Retail
7 2 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
7 2 (12.50%) SLA
7 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (12.50%) ACF2
7 2 (12.50%) zSecure
8 1 (6.25%) SDLC
8 1 (6.25%) CA
8 1 (6.25%) SQL
8 1 (6.25%) Oracle
8 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
8 1 (6.25%) AIX

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 5 (31.25%) CICS
2 1 (6.25%) MTS
2 1 (6.25%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) DB2
2 1 (6.25%) Base SAS
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (31.25%) Finance
1 5 (31.25%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) IT Consultant
2 4 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Computer Operator
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Performance Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) UNIX
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
1 3 (18.75%) zOS
2 1 (6.25%) AIX
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Problem Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) SDLC
4 1 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (25.00%) JCL
2 3 (18.75%) COBOL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) SAS Macro
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) RACF
1 2 (12.50%) ACF2
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) zSecure
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 1 (6.25%) CA
2 1 (6.25%) TOWER Software
2 1 (6.25%) VMware
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle