The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 82 - 88
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 14 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.19% - 0.099%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.36% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13 0 1
Average salary £52,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Mainframe
Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the South Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
417 292 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 35.31% 29.67% 30.85%
Number of salaries quoted 370 224 287
Average salary £37,500 £34,000 £34,200
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.29% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

Mainframe
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in South Wales

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in South Wales

Mainframe
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
Cardiff - 13 £52,500 -
Newport - 1 £28,000 -
Mainframe
Wales

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 10 (66.67%) Finance
3 8 (53.33%) B2B
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) Unisys
4 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 4 (26.67%) .NET
7 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
8 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Internet
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (13.33%) Back Office
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (6.67%) Scrum
9 1 (6.67%) JMeter
9 1 (6.67%) Workflow
9 1 (6.67%) TDD
9 1 (6.67%) Test-First Development
9 1 (6.67%) Degree
9 1 (6.67%) Selenium
9 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 1 (6.67%) Oracle
9 1 (6.67%) ITIL
9 1 (6.67%) Windows
9 1 (6.67%) SOA
9 1 (6.67%) Java
9 1 (6.67%) SQL
9 1 (6.67%) Line Management
9 1 (6.67%) Open Source

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 1 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) JMeter
1 1 (6.67%) Selenium
General
1 10 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) Architect
1 13 (86.67%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (40.00%) Solutions Designer
2 6 (40.00%) Designer
3 4 (26.67%) Applications Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Architect
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Designer
6 1 (6.67%) Chief Technical Officer
6 1 (6.67%) Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Tester
6 1 (6.67%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Migration
2 8 (53.33%) B2B
3 6 (40.00%) TOGAF
4 3 (20.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (6.67%) TDD
6 1 (6.67%) Test-First Development
6 1 (6.67%) Scrum
6 1 (6.67%) Workflow
6 1 (6.67%) ITIL
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Line Management
6 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) Java
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Unisys
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Oracle