The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 441 456 449
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -7
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 8 14 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.038% 0.060% 0.004%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.10% 0.16% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 1
Average salary £47,500 £60,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.83% +46.34%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- +14.45%
IBM Mainframe
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region.

Miscellaneous Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
7953 8692 8374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 37.45% 37.13% 37.31%
Number of salaries quoted 6209 6795 6849
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South East region.

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in the South East

IBM Mainframe
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Buckinghamshire +5 6 £52,500 +10.52%
Surrey - 1 £30,000 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 16 (100.00%) IBM
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (56.25%) JCL
3 7 (43.75%) DB2
3 7 (43.75%) Finance
4 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (37.50%) Degree
4 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
5 5 (31.25%) COBOL
6 4 (25.00%) RAD
6 4 (25.00%) Middleware
6 4 (25.00%) Banking
6 4 (25.00%) Scrum
6 4 (25.00%) Social Media
6 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (18.75%) Control-M
7 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
7 3 (18.75%) CICS
7 3 (18.75%) zOS
7 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
7 3 (18.75%) .NET
8 2 (12.50%) Oracle
8 2 (12.50%) SQL
8 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
8 2 (12.50%) OOP
8 2 (12.50%) OO
8 2 (12.50%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) UNIX
8 2 (12.50%) SOA

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (18.75%) CICS
2 2 (12.50%) MQSeries
3 1 (6.25%) SAS
3 1 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (6.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (43.75%) DB2
2 2 (12.50%) Easytrieve
2 2 (12.50%) IMS/DB
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) XPEDITER
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 4 (25.00%) Banking
3 2 (12.50%) Retail
4 1 (6.25%) Retail Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Marketing
4 1 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Systems Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Network Engineer
1 3 (18.75%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Mainframe Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Applications Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Developer
2 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Environment Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Product Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (25.00%) Middleware
2 3 (18.75%) .NET
3 2 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (12.50%) Velocity
4 1 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (6.25%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 16 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (25.00%) Social Media
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 2 (12.50%) Replication
4 2 (12.50%) DataPower
4 2 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (12.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) zOS
2 2 (12.50%) UNIX
3 1 (6.25%) AIX
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (37.50%) Waterfall
2 4 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (25.00%) Scrum
2 4 (25.00%) RAD
3 2 (12.50%) SOA
3 2 (12.50%) OOP
3 2 (12.50%) OO
3 2 (12.50%) Software Engineering
3 2 (12.50%) Test Scripting
3 2 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (12.50%) People Management
3 2 (12.50%) SDLC
3 2 (12.50%) API Development
4 1 (6.25%) Coaching
4 1 (6.25%) Data Governance
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Analytics
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) JCL
2 5 (31.25%) COBOL
3 2 (12.50%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) REXX
3 2 (12.50%) SELCOPY
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) VB6
4 1 (6.25%) R
4 1 (6.25%) VB
4 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 1 (6.25%) Java
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (6.25%) CISA
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Control-M
2 1 (6.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) IBM
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) Syncsort
3 1 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (6.25%) Remedy