The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 226 205 204
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 14 20 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.38% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.73% 0.99% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 13
Average salary £23,916 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-53.33% +2.50%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
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 West region.

Miscellaneous Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1924 2028 2090
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 32.36% 38.52% 38.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1642 1760
Average salary £37,500 £36,700 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.17% -0.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the South West

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the South West

Mainframe
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the South West region over the 3 months to 27 February 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
Wiltshire +11 11 £23,916 -20.28% 2
Gloucestershire -14 3 - - 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 14 (46.67%) IBM
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
1 14 (46.67%) Banking
2 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (30.00%) Unisys
3 9 (30.00%) Web Services
3 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
5 7 (23.33%) SQL
6 6 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
6 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
7 5 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (16.67%) Line Management
7 5 (16.67%) Android
7 5 (16.67%) HTML5
7 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
7 5 (16.67%) REST
7 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
7 5 (16.67%) JSON
7 5 (16.67%) CMDB
7 5 (16.67%) WCF
7 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 5 (16.67%) Coaching
7 5 (16.67%) Retail
7 5 (16.67%) BPEL
7 5 (16.67%) Information Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 5 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (16.67%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) DB2
General
1 14 (46.67%) Finance
1 14 (46.67%) Banking
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (26.67%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Technical Leader
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 5 (16.67%) Designer
3 5 (16.67%) Senior Designer
4 3 (10.00%) Data Quality Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Senior Data Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Quality Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.67%) Operations Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Services Director
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Service Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Web Services
2 5 (16.67%) MSMQ
2 5 (16.67%) Middleware
2 5 (16.67%) JSON
2 5 (16.67%) WCF
2 5 (16.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (16.67%) HTML5
2 5 (16.67%) REST
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
2 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 5 (16.67%) CMDB
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.67%) zOS
1 5 (16.67%) Android
1 5 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
2 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Linux
3 3 (10.00%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (30.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (16.67%) Coaching
4 5 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) Line Management
4 5 (16.67%) MVC
4 5 (16.67%) BPEL
4 5 (16.67%) Information Management
4 5 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (16.67%) UML
4 5 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 5 (16.67%) SOA
5 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 4 (13.33%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) People Management
5 4 (13.33%) Data Protection
6 3 (10.00%) ITIL
6 3 (10.00%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (23.33%) SQL
2 5 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (10.00%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) RACF
2 2 (6.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 2 (6.67%) OMEGAMON
1 2 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) IBM
2 9 (30.00%) Unisys
3 5 (16.67%) SAP
3 5 (16.67%) Citrix
4 4 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle
5 3 (10.00%) Trillium
5 3 (10.00%) Teradata
6 2 (6.67%) Sun
6 2 (6.67%) Peregrine
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