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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 202 208 205
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 43 23 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.72% 0.38% 0.14%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.95% 1.10% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 5
Average salary £46,377 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,533 £45,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,444 £57,500 £64,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
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
2208 2100 1977
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.95% 34.80% 39.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1829 1700 1650
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 September 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 4 September 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
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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 +28 37 £46,377 -9.94% 1
Dorset +11 4 - - 1
Gloucestershire -19 2 £130,000 +188.88%
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 26 (37.14%) Web Services
2 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (30.00%) Banking
4 20 (28.57%) Finance
4 20 (28.57%) UNIX
5 19 (27.14%) IBM
6 18 (25.71%) zOS
7 17 (24.29%) Retail
8 16 (22.86%) Windows
9 14 (20.00%) SQL
9 14 (20.00%) Citrix
9 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 14 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
9 14 (20.00%) Time Management
9 14 (20.00%) PCI DSS
10 13 (18.57%) DB2
11 12 (17.14%) Systems Analysis
11 12 (17.14%) Middleware
11 12 (17.14%) Degree
12 10 (14.29%) JCL
12 10 (14.29%) ITIL
12 10 (14.29%) SAP
13 9 (12.86%) RACF
13 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
13 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
13 9 (12.86%) zSecure
14 8 (11.43%) SDLC
14 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (11.43%) Performance Engineering

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 8 (11.43%) WebSphere
2 7 (10.00%) CICS
3 4 (5.71%) StreamWeaver
3 4 (5.71%) WebLogic
3 4 (5.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (7.14%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.57%) DB2
2 8 (11.43%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.71%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.71%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.71%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.71%) LoadRunner
1 4 (5.71%) JIRA
General
1 21 (30.00%) Banking
2 20 (28.57%) Finance
3 17 (24.29%) Retail
4 8 (11.43%) Law
4 8 (11.43%) Legal
4 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (27.14%) Technical Specialist
2 12 (17.14%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 8 (11.43%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (11.43%) Data Centre Technician
4 4 (5.71%) Test Leader
4 4 (5.71%) Performance Test Leader
4 4 (5.71%) Principal Architect
4 4 (5.71%) Development Manager
4 4 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Architect
4 4 (5.71%) Developer
4 4 (5.71%) Analyst
5 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (2.86%) Consultant
6 2 (2.86%) Technical Leader
6 2 (2.86%) AWS Consultant
7 1 (1.43%) RACF Technician
7 1 (1.43%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (1.43%) Infrastructure Designer
7 1 (1.43%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (37.14%) Web Services
2 12 (17.14%) Middleware
3 6 (8.57%) ISPF
4 4 (5.71%) OpenID
4 4 (5.71%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (31.43%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.86%) Data Centre
2 9 (12.86%) Management Information System
3 8 (11.43%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.29%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) UNIX
2 18 (25.71%) zOS
3 16 (22.86%) Windows
4 8 (11.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 14 (20.00%) Time Management
1 14 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 12 (17.14%) Systems Analysis
3 10 (14.29%) ITIL
4 8 (11.43%) UML
4 8 (11.43%) Six Sigma
4 8 (11.43%) Configuration Management
4 8 (11.43%) Service Management
4 8 (11.43%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (11.43%) Data Analysis
4 8 (11.43%) Scrum
4 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Management
4 8 (11.43%) Performance Engineering
4 8 (11.43%) Capacity Planning
4 8 (11.43%) Requirements Analysis
4 8 (11.43%) Lean Six Sigma
4 8 (11.43%) Waterfall
4 8 (11.43%) SDLC
5 6 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (14.29%) JCL
3 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
3 8 (11.43%) VBScript
3 8 (11.43%) VBA
4 4 (5.71%) PL/1
4 4 (5.71%) C
4 4 (5.71%) COBOL
4 4 (5.71%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 8 (11.43%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) RACF
2 6 (8.57%) Time Sharing Option
3 2 (2.86%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 9 (12.86%) zSecure
2 8 (11.43%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.71%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 19 (27.14%) IBM
2 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) Citrix
3 10 (14.29%) SAP
4 8 (11.43%) Oracle
5 5 (7.14%) Twitter
5 5 (7.14%) Unisys
6 4 (5.71%) HP
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