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

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframes
Rank 206 203 210
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 46 33 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.78% 0.53% 0.076%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.13% 1.52% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 2
Average salary £46,377 £51,500 £51,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.94% +0.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,533 £42,500 £48,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,130 £58,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £46,377 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.36% -
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
2159 2171 2069
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 36.54% 34.90% 39.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1773 1754 1725
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 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +25 35 £46,377 -15.67% 1
Dorset +9 6 - -
Gloucestershire -15 3 £110,250 +145.00%
Devon - 2 £24,500 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 28 (35.90%) Web Services
2 27 (34.62%) Banking
3 26 (33.33%) Finance
4 23 (29.49%) IBM
5 22 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (26.92%) zOS
7 19 (24.36%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (24.36%) UNIX
7 19 (24.36%) Retail
8 18 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
8 18 (23.08%) Citrix
9 17 (21.79%) DB2
10 16 (20.51%) Windows
10 16 (20.51%) PCI DSS
11 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
12 14 (17.95%) Middleware
12 14 (17.95%) SQL
12 14 (17.95%) Time Management
13 13 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
14 12 (15.38%) Degree
14 12 (15.38%) RACF
14 12 (15.38%) zSecure
15 11 (14.10%) JCL
15 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
15 11 (14.10%) SAP
16 10 (12.82%) ITIL
16 10 (12.82%) UML
16 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
16 10 (12.82%) CICS
16 10 (12.82%) WebSphere

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 10 (12.82%) CICS
1 10 (12.82%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.13%) StreamWeaver
2 4 (5.13%) WebLogic
3 3 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.79%) DB2
2 10 (12.82%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.13%) Oracle Database
3 4 (5.13%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.13%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 4 (5.13%) JIRA
2 3 (3.85%) LoadRunner
General
1 27 (34.62%) Banking
2 26 (33.33%) Finance
3 19 (24.36%) Retail
4 8 (10.26%) Law
4 8 (10.26%) Legal
4 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 21 (26.92%) Technical Specialist
2 14 (17.95%) Senior Technical Specialist
3 8 (10.26%) Performance Engineer
3 8 (10.26%) Data Centre Technician
4 6 (7.69%) Analyst
5 5 (6.41%) Developer
5 5 (6.41%) Technical Leader
5 5 (6.41%) Designer
6 4 (5.13%) Principal Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Architect
6 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 4 (5.13%) Technical Designer
6 4 (5.13%) Development Manager
6 4 (5.13%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (3.85%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (3.85%) Senior Designer
7 3 (3.85%) Test Leader
7 3 (3.85%) Performance Test Leader
8 2 (2.56%) AWS Consultant
8 2 (2.56%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (35.90%) Web Services
2 14 (17.95%) Middleware
3 6 (7.69%) ISPF
4 4 (5.13%) OpenID
4 4 (5.13%) SAML
5 2 (2.56%) HTML5
5 2 (2.56%) REST
5 2 (2.56%) JSON
5 2 (2.56%) WCF
5 2 (2.56%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 2 (2.56%) MSMQ
5 2 (2.56%) HTML
5 2 (2.56%) .NET
5 2 (2.56%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (14.10%) Management Information System
3 9 (11.54%) Data Centre
4 8 (10.26%) Visualisation
5 6 (7.69%) IBM Mainframe
6 2 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.92%) zOS
2 19 (24.36%) UNIX
3 16 (20.51%) Windows
4 8 (10.26%) Linux
5 2 (2.56%) Android
5 2 (2.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (24.36%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (23.08%) Technical Analysis
3 14 (17.95%) Time Management
4 13 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
5 10 (12.82%) ITIL
5 10 (12.82%) UML
6 9 (11.54%) SDLC
7 8 (10.26%) Performance Engineering
7 8 (10.26%) Six Sigma
7 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
7 8 (10.26%) Scrum
7 8 (10.26%) Service Management
7 8 (10.26%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (10.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 8 (10.26%) Lean Six Sigma
7 8 (10.26%) Data Analysis
7 8 (10.26%) Capacity Planning
7 8 (10.26%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.26%) Infrastructure Management
8 7 (8.97%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 14 (17.95%) SQL
2 11 (14.10%) JCL
3 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.26%) VBScript
3 8 (10.26%) VBA
4 5 (6.41%) COBOL
5 4 (5.13%) Java
5 4 (5.13%) C
5 4 (5.13%) PL/1
6 2 (2.56%) C#
7 1 (1.28%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 12 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.51%) PCI DSS
2 8 (10.26%) SLA
3 1 (1.28%) QA
System Software
1 12 (15.38%) RACF
2 6 (7.69%) Time Sharing Option
3 5 (6.41%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 12 (15.38%) zSecure
2 8 (10.26%) Backup Exec
3 4 (5.13%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 23 (29.49%) IBM
2 18 (23.08%) Citrix
3 15 (19.23%) Microsoft
4 11 (14.10%) SAP
5 7 (8.97%) Unisys
5 7 (8.97%) Oracle
6 5 (6.41%) Twitter
7 3 (3.85%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) Cognizant
Swindon, Wiltshire
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