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 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 386 368 377
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 50 87 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.24% 0.39% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.63% 1.03% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 45 56 58
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £58,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% -2.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £39,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £104,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-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
7888 8421 8109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 38.11% 37.43% 37.00%
Number of salaries quoted 6249 6448 6624
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 August 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 -8 19 £58,500 -2.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +6 14 £52,500 - 1
East Sussex - 4 £62,500 -
Hampshire +4 3 £52,500 +10.52% 9
Berkshire -15 2 £53,750 +45.27% 2
Middlesex - 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 57 (41.61%) DB2
2 53 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (37.96%) Java
3 52 (37.96%) Finance
4 40 (29.20%) .NET
4 40 (29.20%) IBM
5 38 (27.74%) COBOL
6 35 (25.55%) Degree
7 33 (24.09%) Web Services
8 28 (20.44%) XML
8 28 (20.44%) Oracle
9 27 (19.71%) Computer Science
9 27 (19.71%) Social Media
10 25 (18.25%) UNIX
11 23 (16.79%) JCL
12 22 (16.06%) HTML
12 22 (16.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
13 20 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (13.14%) Windows
15 17 (12.41%) SDLC
15 17 (12.41%) Project Planning
15 17 (12.41%) IBM Mainframe
16 16 (11.68%) Relational Database
16 16 (11.68%) J2EE
16 16 (11.68%) CICS
17 15 (10.95%) Automated Testing
17 15 (10.95%) VSAM
18 14 (10.22%) Pega
18 14 (10.22%) REXX

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 16 (11.68%) CICS
2 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 8 (5.84%) FileNet
3 8 (5.84%) PegaRULES
4 7 (5.11%) Documentum
5 4 (2.92%) SAS
5 4 (2.92%) Apache
5 4 (2.92%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.46%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.46%) MQSeries
6 2 (1.46%) IIS
7 1 (0.73%) JBoss
7 1 (0.73%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.73%) ProductWriter
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.57%) LAN
2 8 (5.84%) WAN
2 8 (5.84%) Internet
3 7 (5.11%) MPLS
3 7 (5.11%) VPN
4 5 (3.65%) SAN
5 4 (2.92%) SMS
6 2 (1.46%) Firewall
7 1 (0.73%) HTTP
7 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (41.61%) DB2
2 16 (11.68%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.92%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.92%) Ingres
3 4 (2.92%) Easytrieve
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.19%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.46%) Big Data
5 2 (1.46%) IMS/DB
6 1 (0.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.73%) WebFOCUS
6 1 (0.73%) MS Access
6 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.73%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (10.22%) Eclipse
2 6 (4.38%) LoadRunner
3 4 (2.92%) Subversion
4 2 (1.46%) Maven
4 2 (1.46%) Selenium
4 2 (1.46%) WebDriver
4 2 (1.46%) Selenium IDE
4 2 (1.46%) XPEDITER
4 2 (1.46%) JMeter
4 2 (1.46%) JUnit
5 1 (0.73%) Toad
General
1 52 (37.96%) Finance
2 11 (8.03%) Banking
3 10 (7.30%) Telecoms
4 7 (5.11%) Retail
4 7 (5.11%) Back Office
5 4 (2.92%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.46%) Retail Banking
6 2 (1.46%) Marketing
7 1 (0.73%) French Language
7 1 (0.73%) German Language
7 1 (0.73%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.73%) Legal
7 1 (0.73%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (20.44%) Architect
2 27 (19.71%) Developer
3 24 (17.52%) Mainframe Developer
4 22 (16.06%) Software Engineer
5 19 (13.87%) Project Manager
6 14 (10.22%) Technical Architect
7 12 (8.76%) Applications Developer
7 12 (8.76%) Lead Technical Architect
7 12 (8.76%) Lead Architect
8 10 (7.30%) Technical Project Manager
8 10 (7.30%) Technical Manager
9 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Manager
9 8 (5.84%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 6 (4.38%) Analyst
12 5 (3.65%) Software Architect
12 5 (3.65%) Enterprise Architect
13 4 (2.92%) Test Leader
13 4 (2.92%) Performance Test Leader
13 4 (2.92%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (29.20%) .NET
2 33 (24.09%) Web Services
3 28 (20.44%) XML
4 22 (16.06%) HTML
5 16 (11.68%) J2EE
6 13 (9.49%) ISPF
7 10 (7.30%) JSON
8 7 (5.11%) CSS
9 5 (3.65%) XHTML
9 5 (3.65%) Middleware
9 5 (3.65%) Velocity
10 3 (2.19%) Java EE
11 2 (1.46%) HTML5
11 2 (1.46%) REST
11 2 (1.46%) SOAP
12 1 (0.73%) XML Messaging
12 1 (0.73%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.71%) Computer Science
1 27 (19.71%) Social Media
2 20 (14.60%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (12.41%) IBM Mainframe
4 15 (10.95%) VSAM
5 12 (8.76%) Data Centre
6 11 (8.03%) Data Structures
7 10 (7.30%) Visualisation
8 9 (6.57%) Management Information System
9 8 (5.84%) iSeries
10 7 (5.11%) PMI
10 7 (5.11%) BYOD
11 6 (4.38%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (3.65%) AS400
13 4 (2.92%) Clustering
14 3 (2.19%) Client/Server
14 3 (2.19%) Replication
14 3 (2.19%) Mobile App
15 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
15 2 (1.46%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (18.25%) UNIX
2 18 (13.14%) Windows
3 14 (10.22%) zOS
4 13 (9.49%) Linux
5 8 (5.84%) AIX
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (5.11%) Solaris
7 4 (2.92%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.92%) HPUX
7 4 (2.92%) VMS
7 4 (2.92%) Android
8 2 (1.46%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (38.69%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (16.06%) Software Engineering
2 22 (16.06%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (12.41%) Project Planning
3 17 (12.41%) SDLC
4 15 (10.95%) Automated Testing
5 13 (9.49%) TOGAF
5 13 (9.49%) SOA
5 13 (9.49%) Project Management
6 12 (8.76%) Service Management
6 12 (8.76%) Systems Analysis
7 11 (8.03%) Content Management
7 11 (8.03%) Scrum
8 10 (7.30%) ETL
8 10 (7.30%) Refactoring
8 10 (7.30%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.57%) Waterfall
10 8 (5.84%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 8 (5.84%) ITIL
10 8 (5.84%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 52 (37.96%) Java
2 38 (27.74%) COBOL
3 23 (16.79%) JCL
4 14 (10.22%) REXX
5 11 (8.03%) Assembly Language
6 10 (7.30%) PL/1
7 9 (6.57%) SQL
8 8 (5.84%) C
9 7 (5.11%) C#
9 7 (5.11%) JavaScript
10 3 (2.19%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.46%) VB6
11 2 (1.46%) SELCOPY
11 2 (1.46%) VB
11 2 (1.46%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.73%) Perl
12 1 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 35 (25.55%) Degree
2 7 (5.11%) PMI Certification
3 4 (2.92%) CISA
3 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.19%) CISM
4 3 (2.19%) CISSP
5 2 (1.46%) ISEB
5 2 (1.46%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.73%) MCSE
6 1 (0.73%) CCNP
6 1 (0.73%) CCNA
6 1 (0.73%) HP APS
6 1 (0.73%) IC3 Certification
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.73%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) SLA
1 7 (5.11%) PMBOK
2 5 (3.65%) QA
3 3 (2.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Time Sharing Option
2 9 (6.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.84%) XenApp
4 7 (5.11%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) SCCM
2 4 (2.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 3 (2.19%) Control-M
3 3 (2.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (29.20%) IBM
2 28 (20.44%) Oracle
3 14 (10.22%) Pega
4 13 (9.49%) HP
4 13 (9.49%) Cisco
5 11 (8.03%) Citrix
6 10 (7.30%) VMware
7 6 (4.38%) Informatica
8 5 (3.65%) SAP
9 4 (2.92%) EMC
9 4 (2.92%) Microsoft
9 4 (2.92%) Novell
9 4 (2.92%) Veritas
9 4 (2.92%) Syncsort
10 3 (2.19%) Varonis
10 3 (2.19%) Symantec
10 3 (2.19%) McAfee
11 1 (0.73%) IronPort
11 1 (0.73%) Greenplum
11 1 (0.73%) Remedy
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