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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframes
Rank 93 89 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 14 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.17% 1.16% -
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.55% 2.89% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 0
Average salary £42,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.00% +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
363 484 316
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 30.56% 40.03% 31.51%
Number of salaries quoted 294 417 238
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £60,000
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
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 29 April 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 -2 1 £42,500 +51.78%
Cardiff -12 1 - -
Mainframe
Wales

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) SOA
3 2 (33.33%) Unisys
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) ISEB
3 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Workflow
4 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
4 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) VSAM
4 1 (16.67%) JCL
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (16.67%) COBOL
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) RPG
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 2 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Financial Institution
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Applications Developer
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Architect
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 2 (33.33%) .NET Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Applications Developer
1 2 (33.33%) Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Developer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 2 (33.33%) Test Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) COBOL Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Programmer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
1 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Manual Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 2 (33.33%) SOA
1 2 (33.33%) TOGAF
1 2 (33.33%) Workflow
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) Data Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) COBOL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
3 1 (16.67%) JCL
3 1 (16.67%) RPG
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ISEB
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (33.33%) Unisys
2 1 (16.67%) IBM