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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 355 398 382
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -16
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 73 65 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.40% 0.31% 0.39%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.00% 0.79% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 70 55 63
Median salary £58,250 £55,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.90% -4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £47,500 £39,200
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £66,200
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £46,377 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+7.81% -2.36%
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
7317 8204 8659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 39.70% 39.30% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6092 6426 6733
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 £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 July 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
West Sussex 0 30 £58,500 - 1
Berkshire +26 20 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Surrey +48 18 £60,000 +100.00%
East Sussex -4 4 £54,000 -10.00%
Buckinghamshire +12 1 £35,000 -33.33%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing 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 Mainframe.

1 104 (52.26%) COBOL
2 94 (47.24%) DB2
3 81 (40.70%) Finance
4 80 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
5 68 (34.17%) CICS
6 66 (33.17%) Java
7 64 (32.16%) JCL
8 61 (30.65%) Degree
9 57 (28.64%) Computer Science
9 57 (28.64%) IBM
10 53 (26.63%) RAD
11 48 (24.12%) Unix
12 46 (23.12%) VSAM
13 44 (22.11%) QA
14 43 (21.61%) IBM Mainframe
15 36 (18.09%) Automated Testing
15 36 (18.09%) Enterprise Software
16 33 (16.58%) REXX
17 30 (15.08%) Linux
18 29 (14.57%) XML
18 29 (14.57%) VisionPLUS
19 28 (14.07%) Oracle
19 28 (14.07%) Windows
19 28 (14.07%) Continuous Improvement
19 28 (14.07%) Waterfall
20 27 (13.57%) User Stories
20 27 (13.57%) Software Engineering
21 26 (13.07%) TDD
21 26 (13.07%) SQL
21 26 (13.07%) CLIST

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 68 (34.17%) CICS
2 16 (8.04%) IIS
3 9 (4.52%) SAS
4 4 (2.01%) PegaRULES
5 2 (1.01%) Apache
5 2 (1.01%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.01%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.50%) Documentum
6 1 (0.50%) FileNet
6 1 (0.50%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.50%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.01%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (14.57%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.03%) SaaS
2 2 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.53%) Internet
2 11 (5.53%) LAN
2 11 (5.53%) WAN
3 10 (5.03%) SAN
4 9 (4.52%) NAS
5 4 (2.01%) Firewall
5 4 (2.01%) VPN
6 3 (1.51%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.51%) MPLS
7 1 (0.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (47.24%) DB2
2 15 (7.54%) Relational Database
3 12 (6.03%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (3.02%) SAS EBI
5 4 (2.01%) Easytrieve
6 2 (1.01%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.50%) Adabas
7 1 (0.50%) BODI
7 1 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.50%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Maven
1 6 (3.02%) Subversion
2 4 (2.01%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.01%) LoadRunner
2 4 (2.01%) XPEDITER
3 2 (1.01%) JIRA
3 2 (1.01%) JMeter
3 2 (1.01%) JUnit
3 2 (1.01%) Selenium
3 2 (1.01%) Selenium IDE
3 2 (1.01%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.50%) Jenkins
General
1 81 (40.70%) Finance
2 22 (11.06%) Retail
3 5 (2.51%) Banking
4 4 (2.01%) Financial Institution
4 4 (2.01%) General Ledger
5 3 (1.51%) Back Office
5 3 (1.51%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.01%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (18.59%) Developer
2 27 (13.57%) Java Developer
3 20 (10.05%) Software Engineer
3 20 (10.05%) Team Leader
4 18 (9.05%) Architect
5 17 (8.54%) CICS Engineer
6 16 (8.04%) Mainframe Software Engineer
7 15 (7.54%) QA Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) Systems Tester
8 14 (7.04%) Technical Leader
8 14 (7.04%) Technical Team Leader
8 14 (7.04%) Tester
9 12 (6.03%) Administrator
9 12 (6.03%) COBOL Developer
10 11 (5.53%) Project Manager
10 11 (5.53%) UAT Tester
11 10 (5.03%) DB2 Developer
11 10 (5.03%) Mainframe Developer
12 9 (4.52%) Infrastructure Architect
12 9 (4.52%) QA Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (14.57%) XML
2 16 (8.04%) Web Services
3 9 (4.52%) JSON
4 8 (4.02%) HTML
4 8 (4.02%) HTML5
5 5 (2.51%) J2EE
5 5 (2.51%) Spring
6 3 (1.51%) .NET
6 3 (1.51%) Middleware
6 3 (1.51%) Velocity
7 2 (1.01%) ISPF
8 1 (0.50%) EJB
8 1 (0.50%) EntireX
8 1 (0.50%) JAXB
8 1 (0.50%) JAX-WS
8 1 (0.50%) JMX
8 1 (0.50%) JSF
8 1 (0.50%) WSDL
8 1 (0.50%) XML Schema
8 1 (0.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (28.64%) Computer Science
2 46 (23.12%) VSAM
3 43 (21.61%) IBM Mainframe
4 36 (18.09%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (12.56%) Data Centre
6 12 (6.03%) Clustering
6 12 (6.03%) Mathematics
7 11 (5.53%) Algorithms
7 11 (5.53%) Management Information System
7 11 (5.53%) Statistics
8 9 (4.52%) Replication
8 9 (4.52%) Social Media
9 7 (3.52%) Private Cloud
9 7 (3.52%) Visualisation
10 6 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (2.51%) AS400
11 5 (2.51%) Data Structures
12 4 (2.01%) DataPower
12 4 (2.01%) iSeries
12 4 (2.01%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 48 (24.12%) Unix
2 30 (15.08%) Linux
3 28 (14.07%) Windows
4 20 (10.05%) MVS
5 11 (5.53%) AIX
5 11 (5.53%) Solaris
6 10 (5.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (3.02%) Windows Server
8 5 (2.51%) zOS
9 4 (2.01%) Android
9 4 (2.01%) Apple iOS
9 4 (2.01%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.50%) HPUX
11 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (40.20%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (26.63%) RAD
3 36 (18.09%) Automated Testing
4 28 (14.07%) Continuous Improvement
4 28 (14.07%) Waterfall
5 27 (13.57%) Software Engineering
5 27 (13.57%) User Stories
6 26 (13.07%) TDD
7 25 (12.56%) SDLC
8 22 (11.06%) SOA
9 21 (10.55%) System Integration Testing
10 18 (9.05%) Functional Testing
11 17 (8.54%) ETL
11 17 (8.54%) Integration Testing
11 17 (8.54%) ITIL
11 17 (8.54%) Regression Testing
11 17 (8.54%) Unit Testing
12 15 (7.54%) Mentoring
12 15 (7.54%) Scrum
12 15 (7.54%) UML
Programming Languages
1 104 (52.26%) COBOL
2 66 (33.17%) Java
3 64 (32.16%) JCL
4 33 (16.58%) REXX
5 26 (13.07%) CLIST
5 26 (13.07%) SQL
6 12 (6.03%) C
7 7 (3.52%) Ruby
8 4 (2.01%) Assembly Language
8 4 (2.01%) JavaScript
9 3 (1.51%) PL/1
10 1 (0.50%) NATURAL
10 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 61 (30.65%) Degree
2 18 (9.05%) ISTQB
3 16 (8.04%) ISEB
4 6 (3.02%) SAS Certification
5 4 (2.01%) PMI Certification
6 3 (1.51%) CISSP
6 3 (1.51%) PhD
7 1 (0.50%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.50%) MCP
7 1 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (22.11%) QA
2 7 (3.52%) SLA
3 3 (1.51%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.50%) ISO27002
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.51%) XenApp
2 3 (1.51%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.01%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.50%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (9.55%) HP Quality Center
2 10 (5.03%) SCCM
3 4 (2.01%) Control-M
4 1 (0.50%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.50%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.50%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.50%) Puppet
4 1 (0.50%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 57 (28.64%) IBM
2 28 (14.07%) Oracle
3 26 (13.07%) TSYS
4 23 (11.56%) HP
5 22 (11.06%) VMware
6 12 (6.03%) Red Hat
7 10 (5.03%) Citrix
8 8 (4.02%) Ab Initio
8 8 (4.02%) Pega
8 8 (4.02%) Rally
8 8 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (3.52%) Cognos
9 7 (3.52%) Informatica
9 7 (3.52%) Software AG
9 7 (3.52%) webMethods
10 5 (2.51%) SAP
11 4 (2.01%) Syncsort
12 3 (1.51%) Cisco
13 2 (1.01%) BMC
13 2 (1.01%) Compuware
Horsham/Ireland
Wipro
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
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