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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 92 101 84
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.43% 0.084% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.28% 0.25% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 1
Average salary £42,500 £90,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-52.77% +160.86%
UK excluding London average salary £44,397 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-11.20% +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
391 408 302
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 33.42% 34.20% 34.83%
Number of salaries quoted 327 350 230
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,850 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 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
(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
Newport +3 3 £42,500 -52.77%
Cardiff - 2 £38,496 -
Mainframe
Wales

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) .NET
3 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 5 (41.67%) C#
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) IIS
4 4 (33.33%) Unisys
4 4 (33.33%) Migration
4 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) Workflow
5 3 (25.00%) SOA
5 3 (25.00%) B2B
6 2 (16.67%) ISEB
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 1 (8.33%) SDLC
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) RESTful
7 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
7 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Web Development
7 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
7 1 (8.33%) Java SE
7 1 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (33.33%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Architect
1 7 (58.33%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) IT Architect
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Architect
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Solutions Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Architect
3 4 (33.33%) Applications Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Application Developer
4 2 (16.67%) C# Architect
4 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Test Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Project Manager
5 1 (8.33%) COBOL Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) SQL Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (8.33%) Java SE
2 1 (8.33%) RESTful
2 1 (8.33%) Spring
2 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
2 1 (8.33%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (25.00%) B2B
3 3 (25.00%) SOA
3 3 (25.00%) Workflow
4 2 (16.67%) Manual Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Data Migration
5 1 (8.33%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (41.67%) C#
3 2 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (8.33%) COBOL
4 1 (8.33%) RPG
4 1 (8.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Unisys