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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 226 220 201
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -19
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 16 13 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.24% 0.23% 0.52%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.59% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 18
Average salary £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £40,500 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £74,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
2246 2214 2050
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 34.07% 38.71% 36.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1743 1858 1725
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 28 November 2014.

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 28 November 2014. 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
Bristol +3 7 £87,500 +25.00% 1
Wiltshire -4 4 - -
Dorset -9 3 £67,500 -10.00%
Gloucestershire -16 2 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 15 (37.50%) Banking
2 14 (35.00%) Finance
2 14 (35.00%) IBM
3 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (25.00%) zOS
4 10 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
5 9 (22.50%) JCL
5 9 (22.50%) SQL
5 9 (22.50%) DB2
5 9 (22.50%) ITIL
5 9 (22.50%) Windows
6 8 (20.00%) RACF
6 8 (20.00%) CICS
6 8 (20.00%) Teradata
6 8 (20.00%) Retail
6 8 (20.00%) Data Management
7 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (15.00%) CMDB
8 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
8 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (15.00%) Project Management
8 6 (15.00%) MVS
8 6 (15.00%) Trillium
8 6 (15.00%) Unisys
8 6 (15.00%) Service Management
9 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 5 (12.50%) Linux
9 5 (12.50%) UNIX
9 5 (12.50%) Line Management
9 5 (12.50%) Coaching

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 8 (20.00%) CICS
2 1 (2.50%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (22.50%) DB2
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
3 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 15 (37.50%) Banking
2 14 (35.00%) Finance
3 8 (20.00%) Retail
4 1 (2.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 7 (17.50%) Analyst
2 5 (12.50%) Architect
2 5 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Data Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Quality Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Data Quality Analyst
5 2 (5.00%) Platform Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Operations Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 2 (5.00%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (2.50%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Service Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Architect
6 1 (2.50%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.00%) Web Services
2 2 (5.00%) SAP Basis
3 1 (2.50%) MSMQ
3 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) IBM Mainframe
2 6 (15.00%) CMDB
3 4 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.50%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) zOS
2 9 (22.50%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) MVS
4 5 (12.50%) Linux
4 5 (12.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (22.50%) ITIL
3 8 (20.00%) Data Management
4 7 (17.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (15.00%) Project Management
5 6 (15.00%) Service Management
6 5 (12.50%) Line Management
6 5 (12.50%) Coaching
7 4 (10.00%) People Management
7 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 4 (10.00%) Data Protection
8 3 (7.50%) Change Control
8 3 (7.50%) IT Governance
8 3 (7.50%) Problem Management
8 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
8 3 (7.50%) Business Analysis
8 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
9 2 (5.00%) Strategic Planning
9 2 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) SQL
1 9 (22.50%) JCL
2 1 (2.50%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) Data Quality
2 4 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (20.00%) RACF
Systems Management
1 3 (7.50%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 3 (7.50%) OMEGAMON
2 2 (5.00%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 14 (35.00%) IBM
2 8 (20.00%) Teradata
3 6 (15.00%) Trillium
3 6 (15.00%) Unisys
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Oracle
5 4 (10.00%) SAP
6 2 (5.00%) Sun
6 2 (5.00%) Peregrine
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