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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 142 135 145
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +10
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 29 22 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.80% 0.71% 0.38%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.16% 2.05% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 6
Average salary £51,000 £57,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.30% +12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £42,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £72,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +17.64%
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
1342 1074 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.99% 34.72% 32.49%
Number of salaries quoted 883 700 654
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 £30,000 £30,000 £26,549
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 September 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Scotland

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 Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 -2 27 £51,000 -29.65% 3
Glasgow 0 2 £31,000 -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 26 (57.78%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (42.22%) IBM
3 19 (42.22%) Project Management
3 19 (42.22%) Workflow
4 18 (40.00%) CICS
4 18 (40.00%) Banking
5 15 (33.33%) DB2
6 14 (31.11%) JCL
6 14 (31.11%) Business Analysis
6 14 (31.11%) IBM Mainframe
7 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
7 13 (28.89%) Coaching
7 13 (28.89%) Change Management
8 12 (26.67%) COBOL
8 12 (26.67%) QA
8 12 (26.67%) Retail
9 11 (24.44%) Assembly Language
10 9 (20.00%) REXX
10 9 (20.00%) SAS
11 8 (17.78%) zOS
11 8 (17.78%) SQL
11 8 (17.78%) Oracle
11 8 (17.78%) CA Endevor
11 8 (17.78%) Release Management
12 7 (15.56%) UNIX
12 7 (15.56%) Windows
13 6 (13.33%) HPUX
13 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000
13 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (40.00%) CICS
2 9 (20.00%) SAS
3 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.22%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.44%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.33%) Fibre Channel
2 5 (11.11%) Ethernet
2 5 (11.11%) SAN
2 5 (11.11%) DMZ
2 5 (11.11%) MPLS
2 5 (11.11%) Firewall
2 5 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (11.11%) FCoE
3 4 (8.89%) ATM
4 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) DB2
2 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.22%) Easytrieve
General
1 30 (66.67%) Finance
2 18 (40.00%) Banking
3 12 (26.67%) Retail
4 2 (4.44%) Investment Banking
4 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (42.22%) Analyst
2 14 (31.11%) Business Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Technical Specialist
4 6 (13.33%) Project Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
5 5 (11.11%) Programmer
5 5 (11.11%) Technical Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Developer
7 3 (6.67%) Software Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) CICS Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) CICS Programmer
8 2 (4.44%) Web Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (4.44%) DBA
8 2 (4.44%) Analyst Programmer
9 1 (2.22%) SQL DBA
9 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (2.22%) Support Analyst
9 1 (2.22%) Technical Support
9 1 (2.22%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) MSMQ
1 5 (11.11%) ISPF
2 3 (6.67%) Middleware
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
3 2 (4.44%) XSLT
4 1 (2.22%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 26 (57.78%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (31.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (11.11%) Replication
3 5 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 5 (11.11%) VSAM
4 4 (8.89%) Chip Card
5 3 (6.67%) Client/Server
5 3 (6.67%) Cryptography
6 1 (2.22%) DataPower
6 1 (2.22%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) zOS
2 7 (15.56%) UNIX
2 7 (15.56%) Windows
3 6 (13.33%) HPUX
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 2000
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Project Management
1 19 (42.22%) Workflow
2 14 (31.11%) Business Analysis
3 13 (28.89%) Change Management
3 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
3 13 (28.89%) Coaching
4 8 (17.78%) Release Management
5 6 (13.33%) Line Management
5 6 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.67%) System Testing
6 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.44%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.22%) Service Management
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Improvement
8 1 (2.22%) Test Strategy
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.22%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (2.22%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (31.11%) JCL
2 12 (26.67%) COBOL
3 11 (24.44%) Assembly Language
4 9 (20.00%) REXX
5 8 (17.78%) SQL
6 4 (8.89%) Java
7 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.22%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) APMP
2 2 (4.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (26.67%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) CA Endevor
2 5 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 19 (42.22%) IBM
2 8 (17.78%) Oracle
3 6 (13.33%) Brocade
3 6 (13.33%) Fujitsu
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco
4 5 (11.11%) HP
4 5 (11.11%) Nortel
4 5 (11.11%) Avaya
4 5 (11.11%) Juniper
4 5 (11.11%) Clearswift
4 5 (11.11%) BT
4 5 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.22%) SAP
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