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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 142 141 163
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 20 24 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.75% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.59% 1.90% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 8 16 3
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +48.38%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,377 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -2.36%
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
1261 1260 1333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 44.01% 39.50% 36.32%
Number of salaries quoted 591 788 888
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +10 15 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Edinburgh -9 3 - - 1
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 21 (50.00%) Unix
3 20 (47.62%) IBM
4 19 (45.24%) SQL
5 15 (35.71%) CICS
6 13 (30.95%) zOS
6 13 (30.95%) Oracle
6 13 (30.95%) DB2
7 12 (28.57%) RACF
8 11 (26.19%) Sybase
8 11 (26.19%) Windows
8 11 (26.19%) ISPF
8 11 (26.19%) Time Sharing Option
8 11 (26.19%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 10 (23.81%) Banking
9 10 (23.81%) JCL
9 10 (23.81%) CA
10 9 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
11 8 (19.05%) Middleware
11 8 (19.05%) zSecure
12 7 (16.67%) REXX
12 7 (16.67%) Assembly Language
12 7 (16.67%) MQSeries
12 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 7 (16.67%) SAS
12 7 (16.67%) Java
12 7 (16.67%) Security Management
13 6 (14.29%) SSH
13 6 (14.29%) COBOL
13 6 (14.29%) Kerberos

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 15 (35.71%) CICS
2 7 (16.67%) MQSeries
2 7 (16.67%) SAS
3 3 (7.14%) IBM Domino
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) JBoss
4 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Bluemix
1 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 6 (14.29%) SSH
1 6 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) DHCP
3 1 (2.38%) DNS
3 1 (2.38%) FirePass
3 1 (2.38%) Firewall
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) NAS
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
3 1 (2.38%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.95%) DB2
2 2 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 2 (4.76%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 10 (23.81%) Banking
3 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Operator
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Environment Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Manual Tester
5 2 (4.76%) SAS Consultant
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Solutions Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Test Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) ISPF
2 8 (19.05%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) .NET
4 2 (4.76%) CGI
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
5 1 (2.38%) Java EE
5 1 (2.38%) REST
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) Struts
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
2 5 (11.90%) PKI
3 4 (9.52%) AS400
3 4 (9.52%) VSAM
4 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.76%) DataPower
5 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.38%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 21 (50.00%) Unix
2 13 (30.95%) zOS
3 11 (26.19%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) MVS
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.38%) Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Security Management
2 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (11.90%) Defect Management
2 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
2 5 (11.90%) Service Management
2 5 (11.90%) Time Management
3 4 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 4 (9.52%) People Management
3 4 (9.52%) SDLC
4 3 (7.14%) CRM
4 3 (7.14%) Information Security
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) SQL
2 10 (23.81%) JCL
3 7 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 7 (16.67%) Java
3 7 (16.67%) REXX
4 6 (14.29%) COBOL
5 5 (11.90%) CLIST
6 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (7.14%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) RACF
2 11 (26.19%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 11 (26.19%) Time Sharing Option
3 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.38%) Docker
3 1 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) zSecure
2 3 (7.14%) CA Endevor
3 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (47.62%) IBM
2 13 (30.95%) Oracle
3 11 (26.19%) Sybase
4 10 (23.81%) CA
5 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
6 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
6 3 (7.14%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Chordiant
7 1 (2.38%) Citrix
7 1 (2.38%) Teradata
7 1 (2.38%) Twitter
7 1 (2.38%) VMware
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