The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 841 853 821
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 74 79 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.068% 0.067% 0.064%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.17% 0.17% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 60 41 60
Average salary £51,495 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.16% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £33,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -10.52%

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

Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
44196 46079 43843
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 40.33% 39.35% 40.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35123 36267 35321
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,625 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the UK.

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in the UK

IBM Mainframe
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
England +30 63 £52,500 +23.52% 3
East Midlands +23 28 £52,500 +28.83% 1
Northamptonshire +23 24 £52,500 -
North West -10 13 £60,000 +36.36% 1
South East +8 12 £47,500 +5.55%
Scotland +12 11 £46,000 +100.00%
London +29 10 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Edinburgh +3 10 £46,000 -
Wellingborough - 9 £24,000 -
Buckinghamshire +5 8 £52,500 +10.52%
Milton Keynes -5 8 £52,500 +10.52%
Northampton - 8 £52,500 -
Manchester +9 7 £60,000 +27.65% 1
Cheshire -2 3 £38,500 -8.33%
West Sussex -1 2 £45,000 -37.93%
Knutsford -4 2 £44,250 +0.56%
Nottingham - 2 - - 1
Nottinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Leicestershire +9 1 £65,000 +59.50%
Leicester +8 1 £65,000 +59.50%
Lancashire -4 1 £39,000 -
South West -19 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £30,250 -
Gloucester - 1 - -
Guildford - 1 £30,000 -

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe.

1 133 (100.00%) IBM
1 133 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 59 (44.36%) DB2
3 53 (39.85%) JCL
4 52 (39.10%) Banking
5 51 (38.35%) CICS
6 45 (33.83%) UNIX
7 40 (30.08%) Finance
8 38 (28.57%) Retail
9 33 (24.81%) COBOL
10 28 (21.05%) zOS
11 26 (19.55%) Change Management
12 25 (18.80%) RACF
12 25 (18.80%) zSecure
13 24 (18.05%) ACF2
13 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
14 22 (16.54%) Data Centre
15 21 (15.79%) AS400
16 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (14.29%) Tivoli
17 19 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
18 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (13.53%) SDLC
19 17 (12.78%) Mentoring
20 16 (12.03%) Java
20 16 (12.03%) Windows
21 15 (11.28%) Problem Management
22 13 (9.77%) Linux
23 12 (9.02%) REXX
24 11 (8.27%) QA

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing IBM 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 IBM Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (38.35%) CICS
2 9 (6.77%) JBoss
3 4 (3.01%) SAS
4 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
4 2 (1.50%) MQSeries
4 2 (1.50%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (5.26%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.75%) ProductWriter
Communications & Networking
1 24 (18.05%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.76%) ATM
3 3 (2.26%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (44.36%) DB2
2 9 (6.77%) Easytrieve
3 4 (3.01%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.26%) IMS/DB
4 3 (2.26%) Base SAS
5 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Subversion
2 2 (1.50%) Maven
2 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.50%) XPEDITER
3 1 (0.75%) ClearCase
General
1 52 (39.10%) Banking
2 40 (30.08%) Finance
3 38 (28.57%) Retail
4 2 (1.50%) Law
4 2 (1.50%) Legal
4 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (16.54%) Technical Leader
2 14 (10.53%) Analyst
3 11 (8.27%) Computer Operator
4 10 (7.52%) Architect
4 10 (7.52%) Mainframe Operator
5 8 (6.02%) Data Centre Operator
5 8 (6.02%) Environment Manager
6 7 (5.26%) Technical Specialist
6 7 (5.26%) Technical Architect
6 7 (5.26%) Mainframe Architect
7 6 (4.51%) Developer
8 5 (3.76%) Senior Technical Specialist
9 4 (3.01%) Consultant
9 4 (3.01%) IT Consultant
9 4 (3.01%) Applications Support
10 3 (2.26%) Support Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Operations Analyst
10 3 (2.26%) Applications Support Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Applications Manager
10 3 (2.26%) Performance Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.26%) ISPF
2 4 (3.01%) .NET
2 4 (3.01%) Middleware
3 3 (2.26%) Web Services
4 2 (1.50%) XML
4 2 (1.50%) CSS
4 2 (1.50%) Velocity
4 2 (1.50%) HTML
5 1 (0.75%) XML Messaging
5 1 (0.75%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.75%) J2EE
5 1 (0.75%) EJB
5 1 (0.75%) JSP
5 1 (0.75%) Servlets
5 1 (0.75%) Struts
5 1 (0.75%) JMS
5 1 (0.75%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 133 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 22 (16.54%) Data Centre
3 21 (15.79%) AS400
4 20 (15.04%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (6.02%) VSAM
6 7 (5.26%) PKI
6 7 (5.26%) Tandem
6 7 (5.26%) Cryptography
7 5 (3.76%) SWIFT
8 4 (3.01%) Social Media
8 4 (3.01%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.26%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.50%) Replication
10 2 (1.50%) DataPower
10 2 (1.50%) PMI
10 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
10 2 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (1.50%) User Experience
11 1 (0.75%) VUI
11 1 (0.75%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.83%) UNIX
2 28 (21.05%) zOS
3 16 (12.03%) Windows
4 13 (9.77%) Linux
5 4 (3.01%) AIX
6 3 (2.26%) Solaris
7 1 (0.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (19.55%) Change Management
2 18 (13.53%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (13.53%) SDLC
3 17 (12.78%) Mentoring
4 15 (11.28%) Problem Management
5 11 (8.27%) Coaching
6 9 (6.77%) Release Management
6 9 (6.77%) Waterfall
6 9 (6.77%) Incident Management
7 8 (6.02%) Test Management
7 8 (6.02%) Data Centre Operations
8 6 (4.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (3.76%) Service Management
9 5 (3.76%) Software Delivery
10 4 (3.01%) Scrum
10 4 (3.01%) RAD
11 3 (2.26%) Test Scripting
11 3 (2.26%) Capacity Planning
12 2 (1.50%) API Development
12 2 (1.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 53 (39.85%) JCL
2 33 (24.81%) COBOL
3 16 (12.03%) Java
4 12 (9.02%) REXX
5 8 (6.02%) Assembly Language
5 8 (6.02%) Perl
6 6 (4.51%) SQL
7 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.26%) SAS Macro
8 2 (1.50%) SELCOPY
9 1 (0.75%) R
9 1 (0.75%) VB6
9 1 (0.75%) C#
9 1 (0.75%) VB
9 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (5.26%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.75%) CISA
3 1 (0.75%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (18.80%) RACF
2 24 (18.05%) ACF2
3 19 (14.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 7 (5.26%) Time Sharing Option
5 3 (2.26%) VMware ESX
5 3 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (18.80%) zSecure
2 19 (14.29%) Tivoli
3 11 (8.27%) CA Endevor
4 3 (2.26%) Control-M
5 1 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 133 (100.00%) IBM
2 9 (6.77%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.26%) Oracle
4 6 (4.51%) Remedy
5 5 (3.76%) BMC
6 3 (2.26%) VMware
7 2 (1.50%) Syncsort
7 2 (1.50%) CA
8 1 (0.75%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.75%) SAP
8 1 (0.75%) Chordiant
8 1 (0.75%) Sun
8 1 (0.75%) Intel
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