The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 72 53 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +8
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 0.34% 0.23% 0.79%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.97% 0.82% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £36,250 £28,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Mainframe
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Miscellaneous Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
206 122 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 35.03% 27.73% 30.30%
Number of salaries quoted 151 102 140
Average salary £30,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,218 £51,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Tyne and Wear region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Mainframe
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 22 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 2 £36,250 +27.19%
Mainframe
North East

Mainframe
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 13 (86.67%) IBM
2 11 (73.33%) BMC
2 11 (73.33%) DB2
2 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 11 (73.33%) zOS
2 11 (73.33%) MVS
2 11 (73.33%) ISPF
2 11 (73.33%) OMEGAMON
3 10 (66.67%) Degree
3 10 (66.67%) REXX
4 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (60.00%) CA
5 4 (26.67%) COBOL
6 2 (13.33%) Java
6 2 (13.33%) .NET
6 2 (13.33%) ITIL
6 2 (13.33%) C#
6 2 (13.33%) VME
6 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
7 1 (6.67%) Oracle

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) DB2
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) DBA
1 11 (73.33%) DB2 DBA
1 11 (73.33%) Mainframe DBA
2 2 (13.33%) COBOL Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Developer
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (73.33%) ISPF
2 2 (13.33%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) zOS
1 11 (73.33%) MVS
2 2 (13.33%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 11 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (66.67%) REXX
3 4 (26.67%) COBOL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) IBM
2 11 (73.33%) BMC
3 9 (60.00%) CA
4 1 (6.67%) Oracle