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 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 208 212 204
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 31 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.54% 0.37% 0.21%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.58% 0.90% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 11
Average salary £24,500 £56,250 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.44% +18.42%
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.68% +11.76%
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
1962 2442 2061
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.86% 41.30% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1519 1984 1728
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
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 26 May 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 26 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
Gloucestershire -2 13 £58,000 - 1
Devon - 8 £24,500 - 1
Dorset -2 5 - -
Wiltshire -6 5 £43,500 -23.34%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 16 (35.56%) Banking
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
2 15 (33.33%) zOS
2 15 (33.33%) IBM
3 14 (31.11%) Management Information System
3 14 (31.11%) Retail
4 12 (26.67%) RACF
4 12 (26.67%) DB2
5 11 (24.44%) CICS
6 10 (22.22%) Citrix
6 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (20.00%) Web Services
8 8 (17.78%) UNIX
8 8 (17.78%) Windows
8 8 (17.78%) Linux
8 8 (17.78%) SLA
8 8 (17.78%) Backup Exec
8 8 (17.78%) Legal
8 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
8 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
8 8 (17.78%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
9 7 (15.56%) Validation
10 5 (11.11%) JSON
10 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (11.11%) WCF
10 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
10 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (24.44%) CICS
2 5 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (11.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.89%) WebLogic
3 4 (8.89%) StreamWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (26.67%) DB2
2 5 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database
3 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.89%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Adabas
General
1 16 (35.56%) Banking
2 15 (33.33%) Finance
3 14 (31.11%) Retail
4 8 (17.78%) Legal
4 8 (17.78%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (17.78%) Technical Specialist
1 8 (17.78%) Designer
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre Technician
2 7 (15.56%) Technical Designer
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Designer
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 5 (11.11%) Technical Leader
4 5 (11.11%) Architect
4 5 (11.11%) Analyst
5 4 (8.89%) Development Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 4 (8.89%) Principal Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Infrastructure Designer
8 1 (2.22%) Lead Architect
8 1 (2.22%) Natural/Adabas Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Adabas Natural Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.00%) Web Services
2 5 (11.11%) MSMQ
2 5 (11.11%) HTML
2 5 (11.11%) .NET
2 5 (11.11%) SOAP
2 5 (11.11%) Middleware
2 5 (11.11%) JSON
2 5 (11.11%) WCF
2 5 (11.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (11.11%) HTML5
2 5 (11.11%) REST
3 4 (8.89%) OpenID
3 4 (8.89%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Management Information System
2 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.11%) IBM Mainframe
3 5 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.22%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) zOS
2 8 (17.78%) UNIX
2 8 (17.78%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Linux
3 5 (11.11%) Android
3 5 (11.11%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
1 10 (22.22%) Technical Analysis
2 8 (17.78%) Capacity Planning
2 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.56%) Validation
4 5 (11.11%) MVC
4 5 (11.11%) UML
4 5 (11.11%) Data Modelling
4 5 (11.11%) SOA
4 5 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 5 (11.11%) BPEL
4 5 (11.11%) Information Management
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (11.11%) Mentoring
4 5 (11.11%) SDLC
5 4 (8.89%) People Management
5 4 (8.89%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 4 (8.89%) Portfolio Management
5 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.89%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) C#
1 5 (11.11%) COBOL
2 4 (8.89%) Java
2 4 (8.89%) C
3 1 (2.22%) NATURAL
3 1 (2.22%) JCL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (17.78%) SLA
2 5 (11.11%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 12 (26.67%) RACF
2 5 (11.11%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (33.33%) IBM
2 10 (22.22%) Citrix
3 5 (11.11%) SAP
3 5 (11.11%) Unisys
4 4 (8.89%) Microsoft
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle
4 4 (8.89%) Twitter
5 1 (2.22%) Cognizant
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £400 - £450 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago