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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 83 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 1.29% - -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 4.12% - -
Number of salaries quoted 16 0 0
Average salary £52,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £47,500 £49,250
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -3.55%
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
388 401 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 31.24% 35.46% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 336 340 381
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 - 2 £31,684 -
Mainframe
Wales

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 24 (80.00%) Finance
2 18 (60.00%) B2B
2 18 (60.00%) Migration
3 13 (43.33%) TOGAF
4 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (36.67%) Unisys
6 10 (33.33%) .NET
7 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
8 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
9 5 (16.67%) SDLC
9 5 (16.67%) Internet
9 5 (16.67%) C#
9 5 (16.67%) Back Office
10 4 (13.33%) Web Development
10 4 (13.33%) COBOL
10 4 (13.33%) VB
10 4 (13.33%) XML
11 3 (10.00%) Java
11 3 (10.00%) SOA
11 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 3 (10.00%) Change Management
11 3 (10.00%) Workflow
11 3 (10.00%) Scrum
11 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (10.00%) TDD
11 3 (10.00%) BDD
12 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
12 2 (6.67%) Test-First Development
12 2 (6.67%) Banking

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (16.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) JMeter
1 2 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 24 (80.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Architect
1 23 (76.67%) Solutions Architect
2 9 (30.00%) Solutions Designer
2 9 (30.00%) Designer
3 8 (26.67%) Applications Architect
4 5 (16.67%) Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Mainframe Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Automation Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Designer
6 2 (6.67%) COBOL Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Agile Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Mainframe Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Tester
6 2 (6.67%) Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) XML
3 3 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.33%) SOAP
4 1 (3.33%) Web Services
4 1 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.33%) REST
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (60.00%) B2B
1 18 (60.00%) Migration
2 13 (43.33%) TOGAF
3 7 (23.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 5 (16.67%) SDLC
5 4 (13.33%) Web Development
6 3 (10.00%) SOA
6 3 (10.00%) Change Management
6 3 (10.00%) Workflow
6 3 (10.00%) Scrum
6 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (10.00%) TDD
6 3 (10.00%) BDD
7 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.67%) Test-First Development
8 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.33%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) C#
2 4 (13.33%) COBOL
2 4 (13.33%) VB
3 3 (10.00%) Java
4 2 (6.67%) SQL
4 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) QA
1 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Unisys
3 2 (6.67%) Oracle