The first 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 153 130 146
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 18 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.92% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.71% 3.04% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 4
Average salary £31,000 £47,500 £42,270
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.73% +12.37%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year
-2.06% +10.85%
Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1052 987 959
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.68% 30.14% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 679 641 643
Average salary £42,000 £40,995 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.45% +2.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
Mainframe
UK

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
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 23 July 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 -12 15 - - 3
Glasgow -10 3 £31,000 -24.39%
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Banking
3 12 (34.29%) IBM
4 11 (31.43%) CICS
4 11 (31.43%) DB2
5 10 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
6 9 (25.71%) UNIX
6 9 (25.71%) COBOL
6 9 (25.71%) Change Management
7 8 (22.86%) Retail
7 8 (22.86%) zOS
7 8 (22.86%) QA
8 7 (20.00%) REXX
8 7 (20.00%) JCL
9 6 (17.14%) Middleware
9 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
9 6 (17.14%) SAS
9 6 (17.14%) MQSeries
9 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
10 5 (14.29%) ISPF
10 5 (14.29%) AIX
10 5 (14.29%) Linux
10 5 (14.29%) SQL
10 5 (14.29%) VSAM
11 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Process Server
11 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
11 4 (11.43%) Project Management
11 4 (11.43%) Windows
11 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
11 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 11 (31.43%) CICS
2 6 (17.14%) MQSeries
2 6 (17.14%) SAS
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Application Server
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Process Server
4 1 (2.86%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Excel
1 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.86%) Easytrieve
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (40.00%) Finance
2 13 (37.14%) Banking
3 8 (22.86%) Retail
4 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
4 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Analyst
1 9 (25.71%) Technical Specialist
2 4 (11.43%) Business Analyst
2 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Engineer
2 4 (11.43%) Middleware Engineer
3 2 (5.71%) Middleware Specialist
3 2 (5.71%) Technical Leader
3 2 (5.71%) Administrator
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (5.71%) DBA
3 2 (5.71%) Analyst Programmer
3 2 (5.71%) Programmer
3 2 (5.71%) Web Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis Analyst
4 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis Support
4 1 (2.86%) SQL DBA
4 1 (2.86%) SAS Developer
4 1 (2.86%) DB2 DBA
4 1 (2.86%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) WebSphere MQ
1 6 (17.14%) Middleware
2 5 (14.29%) ISPF
3 4 (11.43%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 2 (5.71%) HTML
4 2 (5.71%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Basis
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
2 5 (14.29%) VSAM
3 3 (8.57%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.86%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) UNIX
2 8 (22.86%) zOS
3 5 (14.29%) AIX
3 5 (14.29%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Change Management
2 4 (11.43%) Workflow
2 4 (11.43%) Project Management
2 4 (11.43%) Business Analysis
2 4 (11.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 4 (11.43%) Release Management
3 3 (8.57%) System Testing
4 2 (5.71%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.86%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (2.86%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Management
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Analytics
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 9 (25.71%) COBOL
2 7 (20.00%) REXX
2 7 (20.00%) JCL
3 5 (14.29%) SQL
4 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
5 3 (8.57%) Java
6 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.86%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 4 (11.43%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.86%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) IBM
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) CA
4 1 (2.86%) SAP
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