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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 144 156 121
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -35
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 23 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.73% 0.47% 1.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 1.40% 3.48%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 26
Average salary £45,750 £31,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.58% -38.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £24,600 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £31,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £46,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +0.54%
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
1182 1289 1236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 37.28% 33.92% 37.97%
Number of salaries quoted 745 844 783
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +14 14 £47,500 - 2
Glasgow +9 4 £24,500 -20.96%
Stirling - 3 £46,250 -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 22 (40.00%) Banking
3 19 (34.55%) UNIX
4 17 (30.91%) IBM
4 17 (30.91%) IBM Mainframe
5 13 (23.64%) Oracle
6 11 (20.00%) SQL
6 11 (20.00%) DB2
6 11 (20.00%) CICS
6 11 (20.00%) Retail
7 10 (18.18%) Windows
8 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (14.55%) Middleware
10 7 (12.73%) JCL
10 7 (12.73%) Project Management
10 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
10 7 (12.73%) Degree
10 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (12.73%) SDLC
11 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
11 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
11 6 (10.91%) E-business
11 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
11 6 (10.91%) RACF
11 6 (10.91%) zOS
12 5 (9.09%) PRINCE
12 5 (9.09%) COBOL
12 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
12 5 (9.09%) Firewall
12 5 (9.09%) Change Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 11 (20.00%) CICS
2 3 (5.45%) SAS
3 2 (3.64%) Lync
3 2 (3.64%) IBM Notes
3 2 (3.64%) MQSeries
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.73%) TCP/IP
2 5 (9.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.82%) Wireless
3 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) DB2
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server
3 5 (9.09%) Oracle Database
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle9i Database
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.64%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 2 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 1 (1.82%) Data Mining
7 1 (1.82%) IDMS
7 1 (1.82%) Base SAS
General
1 32 (58.18%) Finance
2 22 (40.00%) Banking
3 11 (20.00%) Retail
4 2 (3.64%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.82%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (14.55%) Analyst
2 6 (10.91%) Consultant
3 5 (9.09%) DBA
3 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (9.09%) Technical Leader
4 4 (7.27%) Oracle DBA
4 4 (7.27%) Team Leader
5 3 (5.45%) Service Manager
5 3 (5.45%) Security Specialist
5 3 (5.45%) IT Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.64%) Developer
6 2 (3.64%) Solutions Designer
6 2 (3.64%) Computer Operator
6 2 (3.64%) Service Desk Manager
6 2 (3.64%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (3.64%) SAS Consultant
6 2 (3.64%) Designer
6 2 (3.64%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (1.82%) Testing Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.55%) Middleware
2 2 (3.64%) HTML5
2 2 (3.64%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) SOAP
2 2 (3.64%) WSDL
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.82%) ISPF
3 1 (1.82%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (10.91%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Data Centre
3 4 (7.27%) Clustering
4 2 (3.64%) DataPower
4 2 (3.64%) AS400
5 1 (1.82%) Tandem
5 1 (1.82%) VSAM
5 1 (1.82%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 19 (34.55%) UNIX
2 10 (18.18%) Windows
3 6 (10.91%) zOS
4 4 (7.27%) Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) VME
6 1 (1.82%) AIX
6 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 7 (12.73%) Project Management
2 7 (12.73%) Continuous Improvement
2 7 (12.73%) SDLC
3 6 (10.91%) Service Delivery
3 6 (10.91%) E-business
4 5 (9.09%) PRINCE
4 5 (9.09%) PRINCE2
4 5 (9.09%) Change Management
4 5 (9.09%) People Management
5 4 (7.27%) Performance Management
5 4 (7.27%) ITIL
5 4 (7.27%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.45%) Service Management
6 3 (5.45%) Strategic Planning
6 3 (5.45%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.45%) Line Management
7 2 (3.64%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.64%) Microservices
7 2 (3.64%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.00%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) JCL
3 5 (9.09%) COBOL
4 4 (7.27%) Java
5 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.64%) Assembly Language
5 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.82%) SAS Macro
6 1 (1.82%) REXX
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB
2 1 (1.82%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) SLA
2 1 (1.82%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) RACF
2 5 (9.09%) ACF2
3 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle RMAN
2 1 (1.82%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) IBM
2 13 (23.64%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.64%) Citrix
3 2 (3.64%) CA
3 2 (3.64%) Lotus
3 2 (3.64%) Symantec
3 2 (3.64%) McAfee
3 2 (3.64%) Varonis
4 1 (1.82%) VMware
4 1 (1.82%) Teradata
4 1 (1.82%) ICL
4 1 (1.82%) Informatica
4 1 (1.82%) BMC
4 1 (1.82%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Compuware
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