The first 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our Miscellaneous category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 858 838 880
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +42
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 59 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.041% 0.034%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.15% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 36 36 37
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £52,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £32,300 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,800 £68,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £39,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year
+20.25% -24.03%
Miscellaneous Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
39670 36067 40494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 32.70% 32.48% 32.22%
Number of salaries quoted 31412 29242 34245
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 27 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -35 52 £45,000 +12.50% 12
North West -9 21 £50,000 +28.20% 5
South East - 11 £39,000 - 4
Merseyside -7 7 £71,500 +43.00% 2
Liverpool -9 7 £71,500 +43.00% 2
Manchester -10 7 £50,000 +33.33% 2
South West -1 6 £39,000 -22.00% 1
Cheshire -2 6 £50,000 +26.58% 1
Reading - 6 £37,500 - 1
Berkshire - 6 £37,500 - 1
West Sussex - 5 £72,500 - 1
Horsham - 5 £72,500 - 1
Bournemouth - 4 - -
Dorset - 4 - -
West Midlands - 4 £36,000 -
London -57 3 £67,500 -15.62% 2
Nottingham +1 2 - -
Nottinghamshire -5 2 - -
East Midlands -21 2 - -
City of London - 2 £62,500 -
Warwickshire - 2 £33,000 -
Wiltshire - 2 £39,000 -
Swindon - 2 £39,000 -
Warwick - 2 £33,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £39,500 -
Yorkshire -37 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Hayes - 1 £67,500 -

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 118 (100.00%) IBM
1 118 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 56 (47.46%) Finance
3 45 (38.14%) Linux
4 41 (34.75%) UNIX
5 36 (30.51%) Windows
6 32 (27.12%) ITIL
7 27 (22.88%) Service Management
7 27 (22.88%) Java
8 26 (22.03%) Oracle
9 24 (20.34%) CICS
10 23 (19.49%) zOS
11 22 (18.64%) Retail
12 21 (17.80%) Project Management
12 21 (17.80%) COBOL
13 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
14 18 (15.25%) J2EE
15 17 (14.41%) JSP
15 17 (14.41%) JCL
15 17 (14.41%) Incident Management
15 17 (14.41%) Degree
15 17 (14.41%) Problem Management
16 16 (13.56%) Test Scripting
16 16 (13.56%) CA Endevor
16 16 (13.56%) DB2
16 16 (13.56%) HTML
17 15 (12.71%) .NET
17 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
18 14 (11.86%) Hibernate
18 14 (11.86%) Struts

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 24 (20.34%) CICS
2 14 (11.86%) Tomcat
2 14 (11.86%) Apache Solr
3 4 (3.39%) MQSeries
3 4 (3.39%) IBM Notes
3 4 (3.39%) WebSphere
4 3 (2.54%) IIS
4 3 (2.54%) FileNet
Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (2.54%) TIBCO iProcess
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.08%) Internet
2 1 (0.85%) NAS
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) DB2
2 13 (11.02%) Relational Database
2 13 (11.02%) MySQL
3 10 (8.47%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (6.78%) DataStage
5 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.69%) MS Access
6 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.69%) BusinessObjects XI
6 2 (1.69%) QlikView
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Ant
1 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.39%) Hudson
1 4 (3.39%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.39%) Maven
1 4 (3.39%) Subversion
General
1 56 (47.46%) Finance
2 22 (18.64%) Retail
3 12 (10.17%) Financial Institution
4 9 (7.63%) Banking
4 9 (7.63%) Legal
4 9 (7.63%) Advertising
5 3 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.69%) Automotive
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.69%) Corporate Banking
7 1 (0.85%) Korean Language
7 1 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Analyst
2 19 (16.10%) Project Manager
3 18 (15.25%) Developer
4 14 (11.86%) Java Developer
5 12 (10.17%) Systems Analyst
5 12 (10.17%) Java/J2EE Developer
6 10 (8.47%) Technical Specialist
6 10 (8.47%) Technical Manager
7 9 (7.63%) DBA
8 8 (6.78%) Technical Services Manager
8 8 (6.78%) Service Manager
9 7 (5.93%) Teradata DBA
9 7 (5.93%) Administrator
10 5 (4.24%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Test Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Consultant
10 5 (4.24%) Junior
11 4 (3.39%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (15.25%) J2EE
2 17 (14.41%) JSP
3 16 (13.56%) HTML
4 15 (12.71%) .NET
5 14 (11.86%) Hibernate
5 14 (11.86%) Struts
5 14 (11.86%) CSS
5 14 (11.86%) Spring
6 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 6 (5.08%) ISPF
7 4 (3.39%) Middleware
8 3 (2.54%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (2.54%) WCF
8 3 (2.54%) EJB
8 3 (2.54%) JMS
9 2 (1.69%) Web Services
9 2 (1.69%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 2 (1.69%) MDX
9 2 (1.69%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 118 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (9.32%) VSAM
3 10 (8.47%) Tandem
4 9 (7.63%) Cryptography
4 9 (7.63%) PKI
5 6 (5.08%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.39%) Online Banking
7 2 (1.69%) Replication
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.85%) Symmetrix DMX
8 1 (0.85%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 45 (38.14%) Linux
2 41 (34.75%) UNIX
3 36 (30.51%) Windows
4 23 (19.49%) zOS
5 4 (3.39%) MVS
5 4 (3.39%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (27.12%) ITIL
2 27 (22.88%) Service Management
3 21 (17.80%) Project Management
4 17 (14.41%) Incident Management
4 17 (14.41%) Problem Management
5 16 (13.56%) Test Scripting
6 15 (12.71%) Configuration Management
7 14 (11.86%) Web Application Development
8 13 (11.02%) Release Management
8 13 (11.02%) PRINCE2
9 11 (9.32%) Service Delivery
10 9 (7.63%) Data Protection
10 9 (7.63%) Portfolio Management
10 9 (7.63%) ITSM
10 9 (7.63%) Scrum
11 8 (6.78%) Workflow
11 8 (6.78%) SOA
11 8 (6.78%) Functional Testing
12 7 (5.93%) User Acceptance Testing
12 7 (5.93%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 27 (22.88%) Java
2 21 (17.80%) COBOL
3 17 (14.41%) JCL
4 14 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.93%) Assembly Language
5 7 (5.93%) REXX
5 7 (5.93%) SQL
6 6 (5.08%) C#
7 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.69%) VBA
8 2 (1.69%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (14.41%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.24%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (3.39%) CCNA
4 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.85%) ISEB
5 1 (0.85%) PMP
5 1 (0.85%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.85%) OCP
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.02%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) ACF2
1 5 (4.24%) RACF
2 3 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.85%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.85%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 16 (13.56%) CA Endevor
2 9 (7.63%) Tivoli
3 8 (6.78%) NetBackup
4 4 (3.39%) BMC PATROL
4 4 (3.39%) Control-M
5 2 (1.69%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 118 (100.00%) IBM
2 26 (22.03%) Oracle
3 20 (16.95%) Microsoft
4 14 (11.86%) JBoss
5 9 (7.63%) Intel
6 8 (6.78%) Teradata
7 6 (5.08%) BMC
7 6 (5.08%) CA
8 4 (3.39%) BT
8 4 (3.39%) Remedy
8 4 (3.39%) Cisco
8 4 (3.39%) Lotus
8 4 (3.39%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.54%) Endeca
9 3 (2.54%) TIBCO
9 3 (2.54%) Citrix
9 3 (2.54%) FatWire
9 3 (2.54%) VMware
10 2 (1.69%) SAP
10 2 (1.69%) Business Objects
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
JM
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
JM
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London, London
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Huxley Associates
Salary: £29000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits, Pension
Posted: 11 days ago