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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 136 136 131
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 25 24 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.79% 1.09%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.84% 2.21% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 20
Average salary £10,000 £45,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-78.02% +4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,397 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +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
1356 1088 1217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.47% 35.67% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 802 667 731
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,684 £28,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 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
(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 +21 20 £10,000 -69.23% 6
Glasgow -19 3 - -
West Lothian +6 2 £68,500 -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 31 (72.09%) Finance
2 30 (69.77%) Oracle
3 24 (55.81%) Banking
4 20 (46.51%) WebSphere
4 20 (46.51%) Java
4 20 (46.51%) Service Management
5 18 (41.86%) Incident Management
6 14 (32.56%) Problem Management
6 14 (32.56%) Change Management
7 13 (30.23%) DB2
8 12 (27.91%) Unix
9 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
9 11 (25.58%) Mobile Banking
9 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
10 10 (23.26%) SQL
11 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
12 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (13.95%) IBM
12 6 (13.95%) ITIL
12 6 (13.95%) Degree
13 5 (11.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
13 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
13 5 (11.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
13 5 (11.63%) Teradata
13 5 (11.63%) Windows
13 5 (11.63%) SAS
13 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
13 5 (11.63%) CICS
14 4 (9.30%) Middleware
14 4 (9.30%) SDLC

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 20 (46.51%) WebSphere
2 5 (11.63%) CICS
2 5 (11.63%) SAS
3 3 (6.98%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.33%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.33%) Lync
4 1 (2.33%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.33%) MTS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle 11i
1 3 (6.98%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (6.98%) Primavera
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (30.23%) DB2
2 8 (18.60%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (11.63%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.63%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.63%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (11.63%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
General
1 31 (72.09%) Finance
2 24 (55.81%) Banking
3 11 (25.58%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Applications Support
2 12 (27.91%) Mainframe Support
3 11 (25.58%) DB2 Support
4 8 (18.60%) Applications Specialist
4 8 (18.60%) Mainframe Specialist
4 8 (18.60%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (16.28%) Consultant
5 7 (16.28%) Oracle Specialist
5 7 (16.28%) WebSphere Specialist
6 6 (13.95%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
7 5 (11.63%) SAS Consultant
7 5 (11.63%) Technical Leader
8 3 (6.98%) Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Lead Architect
8 3 (6.98%) Technical Architect
9 2 (4.65%) Analyst
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Manager
9 2 (4.65%) Oracle Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.65%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Middleware
2 3 (6.98%) WebCenter
3 2 (4.65%) .NET
3 2 (4.65%) ISPF
4 1 (2.33%) Oracle GoldenGate
4 1 (2.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile App
1 11 (25.58%) Mobile Banking
2 4 (9.30%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.33%) Clustering
4 1 (2.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (27.91%) Unix
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (6.98%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (4.65%) zOS
5 1 (2.33%) MVS
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) Service Management
2 18 (41.86%) Incident Management
3 14 (32.56%) Change Management
3 14 (32.56%) Problem Management
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.30%) SDLC
6 3 (6.98%) Asset Management
6 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.98%) Data Management
6 3 (6.98%) ERP
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) Network Management
6 3 (6.98%) SOA
6 3 (6.98%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.65%) DevOps
7 2 (4.65%) Line Management
7 2 (4.65%) Matrix Management
7 2 (4.65%) Project Management
7 2 (4.65%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (46.51%) Java
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 3 (6.98%) COBOL
4 2 (4.65%) JCL
5 1 (2.33%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (13.95%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (4.65%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (4.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) SEPA
System Software
1 2 (4.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 2 (4.65%) RACF
1 2 (4.65%) Time Sharing Option
2 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.33%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) zSecure
2 1 (2.33%) Data Guard
2 1 (2.33%) EMC TimeFinder
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle Flashback
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Oracle
2 6 (13.95%) IBM
3 5 (11.63%) Teradata
4 3 (6.98%) Hyperion
4 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
5 2 (4.65%) Sybase
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix
6 1 (2.33%) EMC
6 1 (2.33%) Lotus
6 1 (2.33%) TOWER Software
6 1 (2.33%) Veritas
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago