The table below looks at the prevalence of the term 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 Mainframe over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 386 359 371
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +12
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 53 90 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.25% 0.41% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.65% 1.08% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 46 60 47
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £39,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £65,000 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
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
8148 8318 7592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.15% 37.56% 36.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6543 6284 6183
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the South East

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the South East

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 Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 4 September 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 +4 19 £52,500 +5.00% 2
West Sussex -22 14 £59,250 -1.25% 1
Hampshire +18 6 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Berkshire -9 5 £52,500 -8.69% 3
Oxfordshire +3 3 - -
East Sussex - 2 £57,500 - 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing 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 Mainframe.

1 52 (40.31%) Finance
2 48 (37.21%) Java
3 41 (31.78%) DB2
3 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (27.91%) .NET
5 34 (26.36%) IBM
6 33 (25.58%) Web Services
7 31 (24.03%) UNIX
7 31 (24.03%) Oracle
8 28 (21.71%) COBOL
9 26 (20.16%) XML
10 25 (19.38%) Degree
11 24 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
12 20 (15.50%) HTML
13 19 (14.73%) JCL
14 18 (13.95%) Computer Science
15 17 (13.18%) Windows
16 16 (12.40%) Project Management
16 16 (12.40%) Software Engineering
16 16 (12.40%) Social Media
17 15 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (11.63%) Project Planning
17 15 (11.63%) ITIL
17 15 (11.63%) J2EE
18 14 (10.85%) Citrix
18 14 (10.85%) Data Centre
19 13 (10.08%) SDLC
19 13 (10.08%) IBM Mainframe
19 13 (10.08%) Automated Testing
20 12 (9.30%) TOGAF

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East region citing 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 Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (9.30%) CICS
2 10 (7.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.98%) FileNet
4 8 (6.20%) Documentum
5 6 (4.65%) PegaRULES
6 5 (3.88%) SAS
7 3 (2.33%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.55%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.78%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.78%) IIS
9 1 (0.78%) JBoss
9 1 (0.78%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.78%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (9.30%) Internet
2 11 (8.53%) WAN
3 10 (7.75%) LAN
4 8 (6.20%) MPLS
5 7 (5.43%) VPN
6 5 (3.88%) SAN
7 2 (1.55%) Firewall
8 1 (0.78%) BGP
8 1 (0.78%) SMS
8 1 (0.78%) HTTP
8 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (31.78%) DB2
2 12 (9.30%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.55%) Easytrieve
7 1 (0.78%) Big Data
7 1 (0.78%) MS Access
7 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.78%) Ingres
7 1 (0.78%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (9.30%) Eclipse
2 9 (6.98%) LoadRunner
3 5 (3.88%) Subversion
4 4 (3.10%) JMeter
5 3 (2.33%) Maven
5 3 (2.33%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.78%) JUnit
6 1 (0.78%) Toad
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium
6 1 (0.78%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.78%) Selenium IDE
General
1 52 (40.31%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Banking
2 11 (8.53%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.43%) Back Office
3 7 (5.43%) Retail
4 4 (3.10%) Financial Institution
5 3 (2.33%) Marketing
6 2 (1.55%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.78%) Electronics
7 1 (0.78%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (18.60%) Architect
2 23 (17.83%) Developer
3 18 (13.95%) Mainframe Developer
4 17 (13.18%) Project Manager
5 15 (11.63%) Software Engineer
6 14 (10.85%) Technical Architect
7 11 (8.53%) Lead Technical Architect
7 11 (8.53%) Lead Architect
8 9 (6.98%) Infrastructure Manager
8 9 (6.98%) Applications Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Analyst
9 8 (6.20%) Technical Project Manager
9 8 (6.20%) Technical Manager
9 8 (6.20%) Information Manager
9 8 (6.20%) Information Security Manager
9 8 (6.20%) Security Manager
9 8 (6.20%) Test Leader
9 8 (6.20%) Performance Test Leader
10 7 (5.43%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (4.65%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (27.91%) .NET
2 33 (25.58%) Web Services
3 26 (20.16%) XML
4 20 (15.50%) HTML
5 15 (11.63%) J2EE
6 11 (8.53%) ISPF
7 8 (6.20%) JSON
7 8 (6.20%) CSS
8 5 (3.88%) XHTML
9 3 (2.33%) Velocity
9 3 (2.33%) Java EE
10 2 (1.55%) REST
10 2 (1.55%) Middleware
10 2 (1.55%) SOAP
11 1 (0.78%) XML Messaging
11 1 (0.78%) Hibernate
11 1 (0.78%) Spring
11 1 (0.78%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (18.60%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 16 (12.40%) Social Media
4 14 (10.85%) Data Centre
5 13 (10.08%) IBM Mainframe
6 12 (9.30%) VSAM
7 11 (8.53%) Data Structures
8 10 (7.75%) Client/Server
8 10 (7.75%) Management Information System
9 8 (6.20%) Visualisation
10 7 (5.43%) iSeries
10 7 (5.43%) BYOD
11 6 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (4.65%) PMI
12 4 (3.10%) Data Extraction
12 4 (3.10%) Mobile App
12 4 (3.10%) User Experience
13 3 (2.33%) Replication
13 3 (2.33%) Clustering
14 2 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 31 (24.03%) UNIX
2 17 (13.18%) Windows
3 11 (8.53%) zOS
4 9 (6.98%) Linux
5 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.33%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.33%) Android
7 2 (1.55%) AIX
8 1 (0.78%) HPUX
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
8 1 (0.78%) VMS
8 1 (0.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (31.78%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (12.40%) Project Management
2 16 (12.40%) Software Engineering
3 15 (11.63%) Project Planning
3 15 (11.63%) ITIL
3 15 (11.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (10.08%) SDLC
4 13 (10.08%) Automated Testing
5 12 (9.30%) TOGAF
5 12 (9.30%) Content Management
6 11 (8.53%) Systems Analysis
7 10 (7.75%) SOA
7 10 (7.75%) Service Management
7 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.98%) Information Security
8 9 (6.98%) Scrum
9 8 (6.20%) Business Continuity
9 8 (6.20%) Security Management
9 8 (6.20%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.20%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (37.21%) Java
2 28 (21.71%) COBOL
3 19 (14.73%) JCL
4 11 (8.53%) SQL
5 10 (7.75%) REXX
6 9 (6.98%) Assembly Language
6 9 (6.98%) C
7 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
7 8 (6.20%) PL/1
8 7 (5.43%) C#
9 2 (1.55%) VB
9 2 (1.55%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.55%) VB6
10 1 (0.78%) R
10 1 (0.78%) Uniface
10 1 (0.78%) Perl
Qualifications
1 25 (19.38%) Degree
2 9 (6.98%) CISA
3 8 (6.20%) CISSP
4 6 (4.65%) PMI Certification
4 6 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) Security Cleared
4 6 (4.65%) CISM
5 4 (3.10%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.55%) QiCA
7 1 (0.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (0.78%) MCSE
7 1 (0.78%) CCNP
7 1 (0.78%) CCNA
7 1 (0.78%) ISEB
7 1 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.78%) IC3 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.43%) QA
2 7 (5.43%) PMBOK
3 4 (3.10%) SLA
4 2 (1.55%) COBIT
System Software
1 11 (8.53%) VMware Infrastructure
1 11 (8.53%) Time Sharing Option
2 8 (6.20%) XenApp
3 7 (5.43%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (7.75%) SCCM
2 2 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.78%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 34 (26.36%) IBM
2 31 (24.03%) Oracle
3 14 (10.85%) Citrix
4 12 (9.30%) HP
5 11 (8.53%) VMware
6 10 (7.75%) Pega
6 10 (7.75%) SAP
7 9 (6.98%) Cisco
8 4 (3.10%) Informatica
9 3 (2.33%) McAfee
9 3 (2.33%) Symantec
9 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.33%) Varonis
10 2 (1.55%) Syncsort
11 1 (0.78%) Teradata
11 1 (0.78%) IronPort
11 1 (0.78%) EMC
11 1 (0.78%) Intel
11 1 (0.78%) Unisys
11 1 (0.78%) Sybase
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes
Cognizant Technology Solutions SAP
Posted: 2 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton
American Express
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Neg + benefits Packagr
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Bridge Noble
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago