The table below looks at the statistics for the Mainframe Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframe Developer
Rank 433 420 -
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.030% 0.019% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.021% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £32,100
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +71.33%
Mainframe Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
19005 19476 19889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 95.20% 94.59% 95.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15508 15452 16759
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Mainframe Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mainframe Developer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Developer Salary Trend in the South East

Mainframe Developer
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 Mainframe Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 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
West Sussex -1 3 £50,000 -9.09%
East Sussex - 1 £50,000 -
Mainframe Developer
England

Mainframe Developer
Top 27 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Mainframe Developer in their job title 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 with Mainframe Developer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (50.00%) VSAM
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) CICS
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) REXX
4 2 (33.33%) PL/1
4 2 (33.33%) zOS
4 2 (33.33%) JCL
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) ISPF
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (33.33%) JSON
4 2 (33.33%) VCP4
4 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
5 1 (16.67%) Social Media
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) XML

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

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East region that cited Mainframe Developer in their job title 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 with Mainframe Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (100.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) ISPF
1 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) VSAM
3 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (16.67%) Social Media
3 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) COBOL
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) REXX
2 2 (33.33%) PL/1
2 2 (33.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) VCP4
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM