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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 405 461 460
Rank change year-on-year
+56 -1
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 27 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.033% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.37% 0.084% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 11
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £36,750 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £58,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -
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
7237 8293 9106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.68% 39.03% 38.77%
Number of salaries quoted 6006 6436 7194
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
Surrey +43 14 £62,500 +108.33%
West Sussex - 7 £46,500 -
Berkshire - 4 £82,500 -
East Sussex - 2 £45,750 -
IBM Mainframe
England

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing IBM 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 South East region with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 44 (100.00%) IBM
1 44 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 26 (59.09%) DB2
3 23 (52.27%) Java
4 21 (47.73%) COBOL
4 21 (47.73%) CICS
5 18 (40.91%) JCL
6 17 (38.64%) XML
7 15 (34.09%) Finance
8 14 (31.82%) Oracle
8 14 (31.82%) Unix
8 14 (31.82%) UML
8 14 (31.82%) MVS
9 12 (27.27%) Degree
9 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
9 12 (27.27%) SQL
10 9 (20.45%) SaaS
11 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
11 7 (15.91%) Windows
11 7 (15.91%) Linux
11 7 (15.91%) SOA
11 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
11 7 (15.91%) Penetration Testing
11 7 (15.91%) VMware
11 7 (15.91%) Information Security
11 7 (15.91%) Firewall
11 7 (15.91%) Security Management
11 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
11 7 (15.91%) AS400
12 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 21 (47.73%) CICS
2 2 (4.55%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.91%) Firewall
1 7 (15.91%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (59.09%) DB2
2 4 (9.09%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) XPEDITER
2 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
General
1 15 (34.09%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (31.82%) Team Leader
1 14 (31.82%) Technical Leader
1 14 (31.82%) Technical Team Leader
2 7 (15.91%) Analyst
2 7 (15.91%) Security Analyst
3 6 (13.64%) Mainframe Software Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Security Analyst
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Integration Architect
5 4 (9.09%) Lead Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Account Manager
6 3 (6.82%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Lead Java Developer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Java Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (38.64%) XML
2 3 (6.82%) J2EE
2 3 (6.82%) JSON
2 3 (6.82%) Spring
2 3 (6.82%) Web Services
3 2 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 12 (27.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (15.91%) AS400
3 7 (15.91%) Management Information System
4 6 (13.64%) Mathematics
5 4 (9.09%) VSAM
6 3 (6.82%) Data Structures
6 3 (6.82%) DataPower
7 1 (2.27%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) MVS
1 14 (31.82%) Unix
2 7 (15.91%) Linux
2 7 (15.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) UML
2 7 (15.91%) Information Security
2 7 (15.91%) Mentoring
2 7 (15.91%) Penetration Testing
2 7 (15.91%) Security Management
2 7 (15.91%) SOA
3 6 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (13.64%) Software Engineering
3 6 (13.64%) TDD
3 6 (13.64%) Threat Management
4 5 (11.36%) Presales
4 5 (11.36%) User Stories
5 4 (9.09%) ArchiMate
5 4 (9.09%) ETL
5 4 (9.09%) ITIL
5 4 (9.09%) Line Management
5 4 (9.09%) Project Governance
5 4 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (9.09%) TOGAF
6 3 (6.82%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (52.27%) Java
2 21 (47.73%) COBOL
3 18 (40.91%) JCL
4 12 (27.27%) SQL
5 6 (13.64%) Ruby
6 4 (9.09%) REXX
Qualifications
1 12 (27.27%) Degree
2 6 (13.64%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.09%) QA
2 3 (6.82%) ISO27002
2 3 (6.82%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (6.82%) Control-M
2 1 (2.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (31.82%) Oracle
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 4 (9.09%) Ab Initio
4 4 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (9.09%) Software AG
4 4 (9.09%) Syncsort
4 4 (9.09%) webMethods
5 1 (2.27%) BMC
5 1 (2.27%) Compuware
5 1 (2.27%) HP