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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 128 134 113
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -21
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 31 35 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.00% 1.01% 1.40%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.75% 2.64% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14 17 29
Average salary £46,750 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.88% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £32,400 £36,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,100 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
1126 1324 1056
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.38% 38.14% 36.11%
Number of salaries quoted 680 808 617
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 3 March 2015.

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 3 March 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
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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 -4 16 £43,750 - 2
Glasgow +17 8 £45,000 -7.21% 1
Stirling - 3 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 34 (48.57%) Banking
3 24 (34.29%) IBM
3 24 (34.29%) CICS
4 22 (31.43%) IBM Mainframe
5 20 (28.57%) UNIX
5 20 (28.57%) Retail
6 18 (25.71%) SQL
7 17 (24.29%) Oracle
7 17 (24.29%) Assembly Language
7 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
8 16 (22.86%) JCL
8 16 (22.86%) Middleware
8 16 (22.86%) Windows
9 15 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
10 14 (20.00%) DB2
10 14 (20.00%) Project Management
11 13 (18.57%) COBOL
12 12 (17.14%) zOS
13 11 (15.71%) Service Delivery
14 9 (12.86%) CA Endevor
14 9 (12.86%) Workflow
14 9 (12.86%) REXX
14 9 (12.86%) RACF
14 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
15 8 (11.43%) DataPower
16 7 (10.00%) Online Banking
16 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
16 7 (10.00%) Change Management
16 7 (10.00%) Firewall

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 24 (34.29%) CICS
2 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) SAS
3 5 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 5 (7.14%) MQSeries
3 5 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.14%) Lync
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (2.86%) WebSphere
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.43%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.00%) Firewall
2 7 (10.00%) Internet
3 5 (7.14%) ATM
4 2 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.86%) SAN
4 2 (2.86%) DMZ
4 2 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.86%) FCoE
4 2 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (2.86%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.00%) DB2
2 5 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.29%) BODI
4 3 (4.29%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.86%) Data Mining
5 2 (2.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.43%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.43%) IDMS
6 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database 10g
General
1 35 (50.00%) Finance
2 34 (48.57%) Banking
3 20 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.86%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (17.14%) Analyst
1 12 (17.14%) Programmer
2 11 (15.71%) CICS Programmer
3 8 (11.43%) Technical Specialist
4 7 (10.00%) Developer
4 7 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Support
6 4 (5.71%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Support Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) Applications Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) DBA
7 3 (4.29%) Service Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Team Leader
7 3 (4.29%) Applications Support Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) UNIX Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Leader
7 3 (4.29%) UNIX Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) CICS Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (22.86%) Middleware
2 2 (2.86%) ISPF
2 2 (2.86%) XML
2 2 (2.86%) MSMQ
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) IBM Mainframe
2 17 (24.29%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (11.43%) DataPower
4 7 (10.00%) Online Banking
5 6 (8.57%) Cryptography
6 5 (7.14%) Chip Card
7 4 (5.71%) Replication
8 2 (2.86%) Blackberry
9 1 (1.43%) AS400
9 1 (1.43%) Clustering
9 1 (1.43%) Tandem
9 1 (1.43%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) UNIX
2 16 (22.86%) Windows
3 12 (17.14%) zOS
4 5 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.29%) Linux
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 2000
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (2.86%) AIX
6 2 (2.86%) HPUX
6 2 (2.86%) Solaris
7 1 (1.43%) VME
7 1 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 14 (20.00%) Project Management
3 11 (15.71%) Service Delivery
4 9 (12.86%) Workflow
5 7 (10.00%) Change Management
5 7 (10.00%) PRINCE2
5 7 (10.00%) Business Analysis
6 6 (8.57%) Mentoring
6 6 (8.57%) Coaching
6 6 (8.57%) People Management
6 6 (8.57%) Software Engineering
6 6 (8.57%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.14%) Migration
7 5 (7.14%) PRINCE
7 5 (7.14%) Line Management
7 5 (7.14%) Release Management
8 3 (4.29%) Performance Management
8 3 (4.29%) Service Management
8 3 (4.29%) Data Modelling
8 3 (4.29%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.71%) SQL
2 17 (24.29%) Assembly Language
3 16 (22.86%) JCL
4 13 (18.57%) COBOL
5 9 (12.86%) REXX
6 7 (10.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (7.14%) Java
8 1 (1.43%) VB
8 1 (1.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 2 (2.86%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) RACF
2 5 (7.14%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.29%) ACF2
4 2 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.43%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) CA Endevor
2 2 (2.86%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (34.29%) IBM
2 17 (24.29%) Oracle
3 6 (8.57%) CA
4 5 (7.14%) Citrix
4 5 (7.14%) Lotus
5 4 (5.71%) Business Objects
6 3 (4.29%) Compuware
6 3 (4.29%) BMC
7 2 (2.86%) Avaya
7 2 (2.86%) Juniper
7 2 (2.86%) Clearswift
7 2 (2.86%) BT
7 2 (2.86%) VMware
7 2 (2.86%) HP
7 2 (2.86%) Nortel
7 2 (2.86%) SAP
7 2 (2.86%) Cisco
7 2 (2.86%) Brocade
7 2 (2.86%) Fujitsu
8 1 (1.43%) Informatica
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