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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 129 143 157
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +14
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 22 23 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.79% 0.70% 0.59%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.91% 1.70% 1.62%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 3
Median salary £40,000 £46,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +48.38%
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.95% -1.57%
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
1152 1350 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.19% 41.33% 36.37%
Number of salaries quoted 598 833 887
Median salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.87% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,992 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in Scotland

Mainframe
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +25 18 £40,000 -
Edinburgh -10 3 - -
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 22 (52.38%) Unix
2 22 (52.38%) IBM
3 17 (40.48%) SQL
4 16 (38.10%) CICS
5 13 (30.95%) zOS
6 12 (28.57%) RACF
6 12 (28.57%) JCL
6 12 (28.57%) Oracle
6 12 (28.57%) Windows
6 12 (28.57%) DB2
7 11 (26.19%) Sybase
7 11 (26.19%) ISPF
7 11 (26.19%) IBM Mainframe
7 11 (26.19%) Time Sharing Option
7 11 (26.19%) Job Entry Subsystem
8 10 (23.81%) CA
9 8 (19.05%) Banking
9 8 (19.05%) zSecure
10 7 (16.67%) Defect Management
10 7 (16.67%) REXX
10 7 (16.67%) Middleware
10 7 (16.67%) Security Management
10 7 (16.67%) Assembly Language
10 7 (16.67%) MQSeries
10 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
11 6 (14.29%) SAS
11 6 (14.29%) Kerberos
11 6 (14.29%) SSL
11 6 (14.29%) SLA

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (38.10%) CICS
2 7 (16.67%) MQSeries
3 6 (14.29%) SAS
4 3 (7.14%) IBM Domino
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.38%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.90%) MS Office
2 5 (11.90%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) Kerberos
1 6 (14.29%) SSH
1 6 (14.29%) SSL
2 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.38%) HTTP
3 1 (2.38%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (28.57%) DB2
2 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.38%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 1 (2.38%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Jenkins
1 3 (7.14%) JIRA
General
1 25 (59.52%) Finance
2 8 (19.05%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Security Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (9.52%) Computer Operator
3 4 (9.52%) Mainframe Specialist
4 3 (7.14%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Programmer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (4.76%) Designer
5 2 (4.76%) Environment Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Manual Tester
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Test Environment Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Test Specialist
5 2 (4.76%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.19%) ISPF
2 7 (16.67%) Middleware
3 3 (7.14%) XML
4 2 (4.76%) CGI
5 1 (2.38%) .NET
5 1 (2.38%) Hibernate
5 1 (2.38%) J2EE
5 1 (2.38%) Java EE
5 1 (2.38%) REST
5 1 (2.38%) SOAP
5 1 (2.38%) Struts
5 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (9.52%) AS400
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 4 (9.52%) PKI
2 4 (9.52%) VSAM
3 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.76%) DataPower
4 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Unix
2 13 (30.95%) zOS
3 12 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (4.76%) MVS
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Defect Management
1 7 (16.67%) Security Management
2 6 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 6 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (11.90%) Project Planning
3 5 (11.90%) Time Management
3 5 (11.90%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (9.52%) People Management
4 4 (9.52%) SDLC
4 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (7.14%) Continuous Deployment
5 3 (7.14%) CRM
5 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Manual Testing
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) SQL
2 12 (28.57%) JCL
3 7 (16.67%) Assembly Language
3 7 (16.67%) REXX
4 6 (14.29%) COBOL
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) CLIST
6 4 (9.52%) Perl
6 4 (9.52%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) QA
3 1 (2.38%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (28.57%) RACF
2 11 (26.19%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 11 (26.19%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) zSecure
2 3 (7.14%) CA Endevor
3 2 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) IBM
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 11 (26.19%) Sybase
4 10 (23.81%) CA
5 3 (7.14%) Atlassian
5 3 (7.14%) HP
5 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) Chordiant
6 1 (2.38%) Twitter