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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 326 382 406
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +24
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 105 82 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.58% 0.39% 0.31%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.43% 1.01% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 88 66 51
Median salary £52,500 £53,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.32% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £47,500 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £63,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +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
7356 8088 8989
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 40.35% 38.26% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6069 6282 7152
Median salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +18 50 £47,000 -19.65% 1
Berkshire +39 20 £52,500 -4.54% 3
East Sussex +5 16 £57,500 +4.54%
Surrey +15 13 £62,500 +108.33% 2
Buckinghamshire +28 6 £45,500 -9.00% 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 99 (48.53%) COBOL
2 90 (44.12%) DB2
3 89 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
4 81 (39.71%) Finance
5 76 (37.25%) Java
6 72 (35.29%) Degree
7 69 (33.82%) Computer Science
8 58 (28.43%) RAD
8 58 (28.43%) CICS
9 57 (27.94%) IBM
10 55 (26.96%) JCL
11 50 (24.51%) QA
11 50 (24.51%) IBM Mainframe
12 42 (20.59%) VSAM
13 39 (19.12%) Automated Testing
13 39 (19.12%) Unix
13 39 (19.12%) Enterprise Software
14 35 (17.16%) TDD
15 33 (16.18%) SQL
15 33 (16.18%) SDLC
15 33 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
16 31 (15.20%) XML
17 30 (14.71%) REXX
18 29 (14.22%) VisionPLUS
19 28 (13.73%) Software Engineering
19 28 (13.73%) Windows
19 28 (13.73%) Linux
20 27 (13.24%) Web Services
20 27 (13.24%) SOA
20 27 (13.24%) Waterfall

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 58 (28.43%) CICS
2 18 (8.82%) IIS
3 4 (1.96%) SAS
4 3 (1.47%) Documentum
4 3 (1.47%) FileNet
4 3 (1.47%) PegaRULES
5 2 (0.98%) Apache
5 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.49%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (14.22%) VisionPLUS
2 1 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.43%) SaaS
2 2 (0.98%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.82%) Internet
2 9 (4.41%) Firewall
2 9 (4.41%) LAN
2 9 (4.41%) WAN
3 7 (3.43%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (2.94%) SAN
5 2 (0.98%) VPN
6 1 (0.49%) LDAP
6 1 (0.49%) MPLS
6 1 (0.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (44.12%) DB2
2 17 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (2.45%) Big Data
5 4 (1.96%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.98%) SQL Server
8 1 (0.49%) Adabas
8 1 (0.49%) BODI
8 1 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.49%) SAS EBI
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (3.43%) JUnit
2 6 (2.94%) Eclipse
2 6 (2.94%) LoadRunner
2 6 (2.94%) Maven
2 6 (2.94%) Subversion
3 4 (1.96%) JMeter
3 4 (1.96%) Selenium
3 4 (1.96%) Selenium IDE
3 4 (1.96%) WebDriver
4 2 (0.98%) JIRA
5 1 (0.49%) Jenkins
General
1 81 (39.71%) Finance
2 19 (9.31%) Retail
3 4 (1.96%) Banking
3 4 (1.96%) Financial Institution
3 4 (1.96%) General Ledger
3 4 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 1 (0.49%) Back Office
4 1 (0.49%) Marketing
4 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (17.16%) Developer
2 27 (13.24%) Java Developer
3 25 (12.25%) Software Engineer
4 18 (8.82%) CICS Engineer
4 18 (8.82%) Mainframe Software Engineer
5 17 (8.33%) QA Engineer
5 17 (8.33%) Systems Tester
5 17 (8.33%) Tester
6 15 (7.35%) Project Manager
7 14 (6.86%) COBOL Developer
7 14 (6.86%) UAT Tester
8 13 (6.37%) Administrator
9 12 (5.88%) DB2 Developer
10 11 (5.39%) Java Engineer
10 11 (5.39%) Senior Java Engineer
11 10 (4.90%) Analyst
11 10 (4.90%) Quality Engineer
11 10 (4.90%) Team Leader
11 10 (4.90%) Technical Manager
12 9 (4.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (15.20%) XML
2 27 (13.24%) Web Services
3 19 (9.31%) HTML
4 14 (6.86%) HTML5
5 10 (4.90%) JSON
6 7 (3.43%) Velocity
7 5 (2.45%) .NET
7 5 (2.45%) CSS
7 5 (2.45%) J2EE
7 5 (2.45%) POSIX
7 5 (2.45%) Spring
8 3 (1.47%) jQuery
9 2 (0.98%) ISPF
9 2 (0.98%) Middleware
10 1 (0.49%) EJB
10 1 (0.49%) EntireX
10 1 (0.49%) JAXB
10 1 (0.49%) JMX
10 1 (0.49%) WSDL
10 1 (0.49%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 69 (33.82%) Computer Science
2 50 (24.51%) IBM Mainframe
3 42 (20.59%) VSAM
4 39 (19.12%) Enterprise Software
5 24 (11.76%) Mathematics
6 18 (8.82%) Social Media
7 15 (7.35%) Management Information System
8 14 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
8 14 (6.86%) Data Centre
8 14 (6.86%) Statistics
9 11 (5.39%) Algorithms
9 11 (5.39%) Clustering
10 10 (4.90%) PMI
10 10 (4.90%) Replication
11 9 (4.41%) AS400
12 8 (3.92%) Visualisation
13 6 (2.94%) Private Cloud
14 5 (2.45%) Data Structures
15 2 (0.98%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.98%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.12%) Unix
2 28 (13.73%) Linux
2 28 (13.73%) Windows
3 17 (8.33%) zOS
4 10 (4.90%) Android
4 10 (4.90%) Apple iOS
4 10 (4.90%) MVS
4 10 (4.90%) Solaris
5 8 (3.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (3.43%) AIX
7 5 (2.45%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (43.63%) Agile Software Development
2 58 (28.43%) RAD
3 39 (19.12%) Automated Testing
4 35 (17.16%) TDD
5 33 (16.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (16.18%) SDLC
6 28 (13.73%) Software Engineering
7 27 (13.24%) SOA
7 27 (13.24%) Waterfall
8 26 (12.75%) User Stories
9 23 (11.27%) Scrum
9 23 (11.27%) System Integration Testing
10 20 (9.80%) Functional Testing
11 19 (9.31%) Integration Testing
11 19 (9.31%) Regression Testing
11 19 (9.31%) Unit Testing
12 18 (8.82%) Project Management
13 17 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
14 14 (6.86%) Manual Testing
14 14 (6.86%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 99 (48.53%) COBOL
2 76 (37.25%) Java
3 55 (26.96%) JCL
4 33 (16.18%) SQL
5 30 (14.71%) REXX
6 27 (13.24%) CLIST
7 15 (7.35%) Ruby
8 12 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 10 (4.90%) C
10 8 (3.92%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.47%) PL/1
12 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.49%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 72 (35.29%) Degree
2 20 (9.80%) ISTQB
3 18 (8.82%) ISEB
4 10 (4.90%) PMI Certification
5 6 (2.94%) CISSP
6 1 (0.49%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.49%) MCP
6 1 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.49%) SAS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (24.51%) QA
2 10 (4.90%) SLA
3 3 (1.47%) ISO27002
3 3 (1.47%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
System Software
1 10 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.45%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.98%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (0.98%) vSphere
4 1 (0.49%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.49%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (0.49%) XenApp
4 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (10.29%) HP Quality Center
2 8 (3.92%) SCCM
3 2 (0.98%) Control-M
3 2 (0.98%) Puppet
3 2 (0.98%) SCOM
3 2 (0.98%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.98%) Windows Intune
4 1 (0.49%) CA Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.49%) Cobbler
4 1 (0.49%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 57 (27.94%) IBM
2 27 (13.24%) TSYS
3 24 (11.76%) HP
3 24 (11.76%) VMware
4 23 (11.27%) Oracle
5 14 (6.86%) Rally
6 10 (4.90%) Red Hat
7 7 (3.43%) Citrix
7 7 (3.43%) Informatica
7 7 (3.43%) Pega
8 5 (2.45%) SAP
8 5 (2.45%) Syncsort
9 4 (1.96%) Remedy
10 3 (1.47%) Ab Initio
10 3 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (0.98%) BMC
11 2 (0.98%) CA
11 2 (0.98%) Compuware
11 2 (0.98%) Software AG
11 2 (0.98%) webMethods
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