The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
UK / Scotland
Rank 120 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 11 36 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 1.21% 0.80%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 2.71% 2.19%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 13
Median salary £37,250 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.14% -8.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £10,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £52,700 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+22.09% -14.00%

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
848 1327 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.64% 44.74% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 527 773 715
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,950 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,550
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in Scotland

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Scotland

Mainframe
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 7 £40,000 -2.43%
Edinburgh -19 2 - -
Stirling - 1 £32,500 -
West Dunbartonshire - 1 £42,000 -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 11 (57.89%) JCL
3 10 (52.63%) zOS
4 8 (42.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
5 7 (36.84%) Unix
6 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 6 (31.58%) CICS
6 6 (31.58%) CA
6 6 (31.58%) Time Sharing Option
6 6 (31.58%) ISPF
7 5 (26.32%) Banking
7 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
7 5 (26.32%) IBM
8 4 (21.05%) SAS
8 4 (21.05%) COBOL
8 4 (21.05%) Sybase
8 4 (21.05%) DB2
8 4 (21.05%) REXX
8 4 (21.05%) Assembly Language
8 4 (21.05%) Middleware
8 4 (21.05%) VSAM
8 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
9 3 (15.79%) CLIST
9 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
9 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (15.79%) Security Management
9 3 (15.79%) MS Office
9 3 (15.79%) Windows
9 3 (15.79%) MQSeries
10 2 (10.53%) CRM

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (31.58%) CICS
2 4 (21.05%) SAS
3 3 (15.79%) MQSeries
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.79%) MS Office
3 2 (10.53%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Firewall
1 1 (5.26%) FTP
1 1 (5.26%) Network Security
1 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) DB2
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Banking
3 2 (10.53%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Security Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Mainframe Specialist
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Specialist
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support
4 2 (10.53%) Applications Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Principal Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Systems Programmer
4 2 (10.53%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe DBA
5 1 (5.26%) Mainframe Systems Specialist
5 1 (5.26%) Risk Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) SAS Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) ISPF
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) IBM Mainframe
1 4 (21.05%) VSAM
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.26%) AS400
4 1 (5.26%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) zOS
2 7 (36.84%) Unix
3 3 (15.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Process Improvement
1 3 (15.79%) Security Management
2 2 (10.53%) Business Analysis
2 2 (10.53%) CRM
2 2 (10.53%) Defect Management
2 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.53%) Project Planning
2 2 (10.53%) System Integration Testing
2 2 (10.53%) Time Management
2 2 (10.53%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
3 1 (5.26%) Data Security
3 1 (5.26%) E-business
3 1 (5.26%) ITIL
3 1 (5.26%) Resilience Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
3 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JCL
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) Assembly Language
3 4 (21.05%) COBOL
3 4 (21.05%) REXX
4 3 (15.79%) CLIST
5 1 (5.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
2 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (42.11%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 6 (31.58%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (10.53%) RACF
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) OMEGAMON
1 1 (5.26%) Tivoli NetView
1 1 (5.26%) zSecure
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) CA
2 5 (26.32%) IBM
3 4 (21.05%) Sybase
4 2 (10.53%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.53%) Oracle