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 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 424 450 467
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +17
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 23 12 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.12% 0.058% 0.040%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.31% 0.15% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 23 11 6
Median salary £62,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,200 £43,500 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+26.31% +11.76%
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
7305 8176 8796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.57% 39.34% 38.78%
Number of salaries quoted 6079 6445 6841
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £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 July 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 July 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 +38 12 £62,500 +108.33%
Berkshire - 7 £70,000 -
West Sussex -1 2 £49,750 +10.55%
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 July 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 41 (100.00%) IBM
1 41 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 29 (70.73%) DB2
3 22 (53.66%) Java
4 21 (51.22%) COBOL
4 21 (51.22%) CICS
5 18 (43.90%) JCL
6 17 (41.46%) XML
7 14 (34.15%) Oracle
7 14 (34.15%) Unix
7 14 (34.15%) UML
7 14 (34.15%) MVS
8 12 (29.27%) Finance
8 12 (29.27%) SaaS
9 11 (26.83%) Degree
9 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
9 11 (26.83%) SQL
10 10 (24.39%) SOA
10 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
11 7 (17.07%) Project Governance
11 7 (17.07%) ArchiMate
11 7 (17.07%) QA
11 7 (17.07%) ETL
11 7 (17.07%) ITIL
11 7 (17.07%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (17.07%) Software AG
11 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (17.07%) Ab Initio
11 7 (17.07%) webMethods
11 7 (17.07%) Retail

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 (51.22%) CICS
2 2 (4.88%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 12 (29.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.88%) Firewall
1 2 (4.88%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (70.73%) DB2
2 4 (9.76%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) XPEDITER
2 1 (2.44%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (29.27%) Finance
2 7 (17.07%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Team Leader
1 14 (34.15%) Technical Leader
1 14 (34.15%) Technical Team Leader
2 7 (17.07%) Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Integration Architect
2 7 (17.07%) Lead Architect
3 6 (14.63%) Mainframe Software Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (12.20%) Senior Software Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Account Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Java Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Java Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Account Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Technical Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Lead Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) XML
2 3 (7.32%) J2EE
2 3 (7.32%) JSON
2 3 (7.32%) Spring
2 3 (7.32%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 41 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (26.83%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.20%) Mathematics
4 4 (9.76%) VSAM
5 3 (7.32%) Data Structures
5 3 (7.32%) DataPower
6 2 (4.88%) AS400
6 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.44%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (34.15%) MVS
1 14 (34.15%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (34.15%) UML
2 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
2 10 (24.39%) SOA
3 7 (17.07%) ArchiMate
3 7 (17.07%) ETL
3 7 (17.07%) ITIL
3 7 (17.07%) Project Governance
3 7 (17.07%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.07%) TOGAF
4 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
5 5 (12.20%) Presales
5 5 (12.20%) TDD
5 5 (12.20%) User Stories
6 3 (7.32%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.32%) Waterfall
7 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.88%) Information Security
7 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (53.66%) Java
2 21 (51.22%) COBOL
3 18 (43.90%) JCL
4 11 (26.83%) SQL
5 5 (12.20%) Ruby
6 4 (9.76%) REXX
Qualifications
1 11 (26.83%) Degree
2 2 (4.88%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.07%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO27002
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Control-M
2 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 41 (100.00%) IBM
2 14 (34.15%) Oracle
3 7 (17.07%) Ab Initio
3 7 (17.07%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (17.07%) Software AG
3 7 (17.07%) webMethods
4 4 (9.76%) Syncsort
5 2 (4.88%) VMware
6 1 (2.44%) BMC
6 1 (2.44%) Compuware
6 1 (2.44%) HP