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

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 210 199 212
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 25 20 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.41% 0.37% 0.15%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.25% 0.95% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 7
Average salary £36,000 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,916 £26,400 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £48,350 £59,250 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
2003 2109 2054
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 33.03% 39.38% 38.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1597 1725 1727
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 March 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 March 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 +12 16 £37,000 +23.33%
Gloucestershire -7 7 - - 1
Dorset -29 1 - -
Devon - 1 £24,500 - 1
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 18 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 17 (44.74%) Finance
3 16 (42.11%) Banking
4 15 (39.47%) IBM
5 13 (34.21%) Web Services
6 10 (26.32%) Citrix
6 10 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
7 9 (23.68%) Unisys
7 9 (23.68%) IBM Mainframe
7 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
8 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
9 7 (18.42%) DB2
9 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
10 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (15.79%) CICS
10 6 (15.79%) zOS
10 6 (15.79%) RACF
10 6 (15.79%) Retail
11 5 (13.16%) C#
11 5 (13.16%) HTML
11 5 (13.16%) SQL
11 5 (13.16%) .NET
11 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
11 5 (13.16%) SAP
11 5 (13.16%) SOAP
11 5 (13.16%) UNIX
11 5 (13.16%) Windows
11 5 (13.16%) Linux
11 5 (13.16%) UML
11 5 (13.16%) MSMQ

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 6 (15.79%) CICS
2 5 (13.16%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.26%) StreamWeaver
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.16%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) DB2
2 6 (15.79%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.63%) Adabas
General
1 17 (44.74%) Finance
2 16 (42.11%) Banking
3 6 (15.79%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Legal
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Technical Leader
2 8 (21.05%) Technical Specialist
2 8 (21.05%) Designer
3 7 (18.42%) Technical Designer
4 6 (15.79%) Analyst
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Designer
4 6 (15.79%) Senior Technical Specialist
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (7.89%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (5.26%) Operations Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Support Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.63%) Quality Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Delivery Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Data Analyst
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Manager
8 1 (2.63%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (34.21%) Web Services
2 5 (13.16%) MSMQ
2 5 (13.16%) Middleware
2 5 (13.16%) JSON
2 5 (13.16%) WCF
2 5 (13.16%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 5 (13.16%) HTML5
2 5 (13.16%) REST
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) .NET
2 5 (13.16%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) IBM Mainframe
2 7 (18.42%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.16%) Mobile App
4 3 (7.89%) CMDB
5 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) zOS
2 5 (13.16%) UNIX
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Android
2 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.63%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Stakeholder Management
2 10 (26.32%) Technical Analysis
3 9 (23.68%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.16%) Coaching
4 5 (13.16%) Line Management
4 5 (13.16%) MVC
4 5 (13.16%) BPEL
4 5 (13.16%) Information Management
4 5 (13.16%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) UML
4 5 (13.16%) Data Modelling
4 5 (13.16%) SOA
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
5 4 (10.53%) People Management
5 4 (10.53%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (10.53%) Data Protection
5 4 (10.53%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
6 3 (7.89%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.16%) C#
1 5 (13.16%) SQL
2 3 (7.89%) COBOL
3 2 (5.26%) JCL
4 1 (2.63%) NATURAL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) SLA
1 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.63%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) RACF
2 5 (13.16%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) IBM
2 10 (26.32%) Citrix
3 9 (23.68%) Unisys
4 8 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 5 (13.16%) SAP
6 4 (10.53%) Oracle
7 2 (5.26%) Sun
7 2 (5.26%) Peregrine
8 1 (2.63%) Teradata
8 1 (2.63%) Cognizant
8 1 (2.63%) Trillium
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