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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 123 147 120
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -27
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 33 25 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.06% 0.68% 1.34%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.89% 1.89% 3.53%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 27
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,375 £40,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £59,000 £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
1143 1325 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 36.78% 35.83% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 674 826 625
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 £30,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,100
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 27 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 27 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
(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 +9 19 £39,375 -12.50% 1
Glasgow +18 9 £45,000 +8.43%
Stirling - 3 £47,500 -
West Lothian - 1 - -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 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 29 (49.15%) Banking
2 25 (42.37%) Finance
3 22 (37.29%) UNIX
4 19 (32.20%) SQL
4 19 (32.20%) Oracle
5 18 (30.51%) CICS
6 17 (28.81%) IBM
6 17 (28.81%) Retail
6 17 (28.81%) IBM Mainframe
7 14 (23.73%) Windows
8 13 (22.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 12 (20.34%) DB2
9 12 (20.34%) Middleware
10 11 (18.64%) RACF
10 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
11 10 (16.95%) zOS
12 8 (13.56%) Assembly Language
12 8 (13.56%) Shell Script
12 8 (13.56%) Project Management
12 8 (13.56%) COBOL
12 8 (13.56%) DataPower
13 7 (11.86%) Online Banking
13 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
13 7 (11.86%) Internet
14 6 (10.17%) Degree
14 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (10.17%) People Management
15 5 (8.47%) Lync
15 5 (8.47%) Windows 7

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 18 (30.51%) CICS
2 5 (8.47%) Lync
2 5 (8.47%) IBM Notes
2 5 (8.47%) MQSeries
2 5 (8.47%) SharePoint
2 5 (8.47%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.08%) WebSphere
4 2 (3.39%) SAS
5 1 (1.69%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (8.47%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
1 7 (11.86%) Internet
2 5 (8.47%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.34%) DB2
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
3 4 (6.78%) Oracle Database
3 4 (6.78%) Relational Database
3 4 (6.78%) RDBMS
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (5.08%) BODI
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (5.08%) Oracle9i Database
4 3 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.39%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.69%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.69%) IDMS
General
1 29 (49.15%) Banking
2 25 (42.37%) Finance
3 17 (28.81%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (13.56%) Programmer
2 7 (11.86%) CICS Programmer
3 6 (10.17%) DBA
4 5 (8.47%) Analyst
4 5 (8.47%) Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.47%) Technical Leader
5 4 (6.78%) UNIX Specialist
5 4 (6.78%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.78%) Technical Specialist
5 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Developer
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Support Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Support
6 3 (5.08%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (5.08%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.08%) Applications Support Specialist
6 3 (5.08%) DB2 DBA
6 3 (5.08%) UNIX Consultant
7 2 (3.39%) UNIX Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) Middleware
2 2 (3.39%) XML
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere MQ
3 1 (1.69%) .NET
3 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.69%) ISPF
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.81%) IBM Mainframe
2 8 (13.56%) DataPower
3 7 (11.86%) Online Banking
4 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Clustering
6 2 (3.39%) Replication
6 2 (3.39%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.69%) VSAM
7 1 (1.69%) AS400
7 1 (1.69%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 22 (37.29%) UNIX
2 14 (23.73%) Windows
3 10 (16.95%) zOS
4 5 (8.47%) Linux
4 5 (8.47%) Windows XP
4 5 (8.47%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.39%) AIX
5 2 (3.39%) Solaris
6 1 (1.69%) VME
6 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Continuous Improvement
2 11 (18.64%) Service Delivery
3 8 (13.56%) Project Management
4 6 (10.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (10.17%) People Management
5 5 (8.47%) Migration
5 5 (8.47%) PRINCE
5 5 (8.47%) ITIL
5 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
6 4 (6.78%) Line Management
6 4 (6.78%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.08%) Performance Management
7 3 (5.08%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.08%) Service Management
7 3 (5.08%) E-business
8 2 (3.39%) Data Security
8 2 (3.39%) Change Management
8 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.39%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.20%) SQL
2 8 (13.56%) COBOL
2 8 (13.56%) Assembly Language
2 8 (13.56%) Shell Script
3 5 (8.47%) JCL
3 5 (8.47%) Java
4 3 (5.08%) REXX
5 1 (1.69%) VB
5 1 (1.69%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (10.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (18.64%) RACF
2 5 (8.47%) ACF2
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) Oracle RMAN
1 3 (5.08%) CA Endevor
2 2 (3.39%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Oracle
2 17 (28.81%) IBM
3 5 (8.47%) Business Objects
3 5 (8.47%) Citrix
3 5 (8.47%) Lotus
4 4 (6.78%) CA
5 3 (5.08%) BMC
5 3 (5.08%) Compuware
6 2 (3.39%) SAP
7 1 (1.69%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.69%) Informatica
7 1 (1.69%) ICL
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