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

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 368 420 387
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -33
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 49 61 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.28% 0.29% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.74% 0.72% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 46 51 57
Median salary £57,750 £52,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.94%
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
6659 8519 8484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.66% 40.57% 38.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5440 6948 6445
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,674 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.98% +4.18%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 - 18 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +18 13 £61,500 +26.15% 1
Berkshire +37 12 £62,500 +19.04% 1
East Sussex +8 4 £80,000 +77.77%
Buckinghamshire +3 2 £52,500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 77 (55.00%) COBOL
2 76 (54.29%) DB2
3 60 (42.86%) Java
3 60 (42.86%) IBM
4 57 (40.71%) Finance
5 43 (30.71%) JCL
6 41 (29.29%) CICS
7 39 (27.86%) Unix
8 37 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
10 30 (21.43%) Degree
11 29 (20.71%) IBM Mainframe
11 29 (20.71%) Oracle
12 27 (19.29%) Computer Science
13 25 (17.86%) Data Centre
14 24 (17.14%) VSAM
15 21 (15.00%) Linux
15 21 (15.00%) RAD
16 20 (14.29%) Windows
16 20 (14.29%) MVS
16 20 (14.29%) Spring
16 20 (14.29%) QA
17 19 (13.57%) ITIL
17 19 (13.57%) HTML
18 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
19 17 (12.14%) XML
20 16 (11.43%) C
20 16 (11.43%) JSP
20 16 (11.43%) TOGAF
20 16 (11.43%) User Stories

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 41 (29.29%) CICS
2 11 (7.86%) IIS
2 11 (7.86%) SAS
3 6 (4.29%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.86%) PegaRULES
4 4 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.43%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.43%) MQSeries
5 2 (1.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (8.57%) VisionPLUS
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.57%) SaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.43%) IaaS
2 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.71%) SAN
2 13 (9.29%) LAN
2 13 (9.29%) WAN
3 9 (6.43%) NAS
4 8 (5.71%) VPN
5 7 (5.00%) MPLS
6 2 (1.43%) ATM
6 2 (1.43%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (54.29%) DB2
2 11 (7.86%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
4 6 (4.29%) SAS EBI
5 4 (2.86%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.86%) Easytrieve
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.86%) XPEDITER
2 3 (2.14%) JIRA
3 1 (0.71%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.71%) JMeter
3 1 (0.71%) JUnit
3 1 (0.71%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.71%) Maven
3 1 (0.71%) Selenium
3 1 (0.71%) Selenium IDE
3 1 (0.71%) Subversion
3 1 (0.71%) WebDriver
General
1 57 (40.71%) Finance
2 14 (10.00%) Retail
3 7 (5.00%) Back Office
3 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (4.29%) Financial Institution
5 5 (3.57%) Banking
6 2 (1.43%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (24.29%) Developer
2 31 (22.14%) Java Developer
3 23 (16.43%) Architect
4 20 (14.29%) COBOL Developer
4 20 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 18 (12.86%) DB2 Developer
6 15 (10.71%) Technical Leader
7 14 (10.00%) Technical Team Leader
8 12 (8.57%) Project Manager
9 11 (7.86%) Mainframe Developer
10 10 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
11 9 (6.43%) Infrastructure Architect
12 8 (5.71%) Infrastructure Manager
12 8 (5.71%) Software Engineer
12 8 (5.71%) Technical Architect
13 7 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 7 (5.00%) Integration Architect
13 7 (5.00%) Network Manager
13 7 (5.00%) Network Project Manager
13 7 (5.00%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (14.29%) Spring
2 19 (13.57%) HTML
3 17 (12.14%) XML
4 16 (11.43%) JSP
5 4 (2.86%) J2EE
5 4 (2.86%) Java EE
6 3 (2.14%) HTML5
6 3 (2.14%) Web Services
7 2 (1.43%) .NET
7 2 (1.43%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.43%) JSON
7 2 (1.43%) Middleware
8 1 (0.71%) RESTful
8 1 (0.71%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 36 (25.71%) Enterprise Software
2 29 (20.71%) IBM Mainframe
3 27 (19.29%) Computer Science
4 25 (17.86%) Data Centre
5 24 (17.14%) VSAM
6 8 (5.71%) iSeries
7 6 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.29%) Clustering
7 6 (4.29%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.29%) Mathematics
7 6 (4.29%) Private Cloud
7 6 (4.29%) Replication
7 6 (4.29%) User Experience
8 4 (2.86%) Algorithms
8 4 (2.86%) AS400
8 4 (2.86%) Social Media
9 3 (2.14%) Reinsurance
10 2 (1.43%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.43%) Statistics
10 2 (1.43%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 39 (27.86%) Unix
2 21 (15.00%) Linux
3 20 (14.29%) MVS
3 20 (14.29%) Windows
4 10 (7.14%) Windows Server
5 8 (5.71%) zOS
6 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.86%) AIX
8 3 (2.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (2.14%) Solaris
9 1 (0.71%) Android
9 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.71%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (26.43%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.00%) RAD
3 19 (13.57%) ITIL
4 16 (11.43%) TOGAF
4 16 (11.43%) User Stories
5 15 (10.71%) Waterfall
6 14 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 14 (10.00%) UML
7 13 (9.29%) SOA
8 12 (8.57%) Automated Testing
8 12 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 12 (8.57%) TDD
9 11 (7.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (7.86%) ETL
9 11 (7.86%) Functional Testing
9 11 (7.86%) Integration Testing
9 11 (7.86%) Regression Testing
9 11 (7.86%) SDLC
9 11 (7.86%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (7.86%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 77 (55.00%) COBOL
2 60 (42.86%) Java
3 43 (30.71%) JCL
4 18 (12.86%) JavaScript
5 16 (11.43%) C
6 14 (10.00%) REXX
6 14 (10.00%) SQL
7 10 (7.14%) CLIST
8 2 (1.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 30 (21.43%) Degree
2 11 (7.86%) ISTQB
3 10 (7.14%) ISEB
4 6 (4.29%) SAS Certification
5 3 (2.14%) PhD
6 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.71%) MCP
6 1 (0.71%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (14.29%) QA
2 7 (5.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 14 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.00%) XenApp
2 7 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (10.71%) SCCM
2 7 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.43%) Control-M
Vendors
1 60 (42.86%) IBM
2 29 (20.71%) Oracle
3 15 (10.71%) VMware
4 14 (10.00%) Citrix
5 11 (7.86%) Ab Initio
6 10 (7.14%) TSYS
7 9 (6.43%) HP
8 7 (5.00%) Cisco
8 7 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (5.00%) Software AG
8 7 (5.00%) webMethods
9 6 (4.29%) Cognos
10 4 (2.86%) Pega
10 4 (2.86%) Syncsort
11 3 (2.14%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.43%) Microsoft
12 2 (1.43%) SAP
13 1 (0.71%) CommVault
13 1 (0.71%) Informatica
13 1 (0.71%) Rally
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