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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Mainframe
Rank 839 811 825
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +14
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 65 60 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.055% 0.065%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 36 50 54
Average salary £43,250 £46,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.48% +3.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £33,800 £38,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -

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
36326 35889 38985
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 31.01% 33.02% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 28494 28990 32925
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 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 22 August 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
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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 -11 57 £43,250 -11.28% 6
North West -33 21 £44,000 -4.34% 2
London -5 12 £52,500 -23.63% 2
Cheshire -21 11 £44,000 -20.00%
Manchester -12 9 £50,000 +15.60% 2
Scotland -17 8 - -
West Midlands - 8 £33,000 -
Edinburgh - 8 - -
South West -11 6 £51,500 +8.42% 2
Knutsford -2 5 £44,000 +3.52%
Warwickshire - 5 £33,000 -
South East -23 4 £47,500 +39.70%
East Midlands - 3 £38,250 -
Warwick - 3 £33,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £39,000 -
Bristol - 3 - -
Wiltshire -3 2 £51,500 +8.42%
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £48,750 -
Milton Keynes -16 2 £48,750 -
Norwich - 2 - -
Leicester - 2 £38,250 -
Swindon - 2 £51,500 -
Berkshire - 2 £39,000 -
East of England - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £38,250 -
Norfolk - 2 - -
Merseyside +3 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Liverpool +2 1 £35,000 +9.37%
Reading - 1 £39,000 -
Slough - 1 - -

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 125 (100.00%) IBM
1 125 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 56 (44.80%) Finance
3 47 (37.60%) CICS
4 40 (32.00%) UNIX
5 37 (29.60%) DB2
6 36 (28.80%) Retail
7 33 (26.40%) JCL
8 31 (24.80%) COBOL
8 31 (24.80%) ITIL
9 29 (23.20%) zOS
9 29 (23.20%) Banking
10 27 (21.60%) CA Endevor
11 23 (18.40%) Windows
12 21 (16.80%) Service Management
12 21 (16.80%) Problem Management
13 20 (16.00%) Java
14 18 (14.40%) SQL
14 18 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
15 17 (13.60%) Change Management
15 17 (13.60%) Linux
16 16 (12.80%) Release Management
17 14 (11.20%) QA
17 14 (11.20%) Degree
18 12 (9.60%) Relational Database
18 12 (9.60%) Oracle
18 12 (9.60%) CA
19 11 (8.80%) Tivoli
19 11 (8.80%) Advertising
19 11 (8.80%) ITSM

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 47 (37.60%) CICS
2 6 (4.80%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (3.20%) Apache Solr
4 4 (3.20%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.20%) SAS
5 3 (2.40%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.80%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) MS Office
1 2 (1.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.00%) BASE24
1 5 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.20%) RTP
2 2 (1.60%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.80%) Internet
3 1 (0.80%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (29.60%) DB2
2 12 (9.60%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.80%) MySQL
4 5 (4.00%) RDBMS
5 4 (3.20%) Adabas
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.60%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.60%) IMS/DB
7 2 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.60%) DataStage
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (3.20%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.20%) Hudson
1 4 (3.20%) Jenkins
1 4 (3.20%) Subversion
1 4 (3.20%) Maven
1 4 (3.20%) Ant
2 3 (2.40%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 56 (44.80%) Finance
2 36 (28.80%) Retail
3 29 (23.20%) Banking
4 11 (8.80%) Advertising
5 7 (5.60%) Financial Institution
6 4 (3.20%) Spanish Language
6 4 (3.20%) French Language
6 4 (3.20%) German Language
7 3 (2.40%) Legal
8 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.80%) Back Office
9 1 (0.80%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 33 (26.40%) Analyst
2 18 (14.40%) Technical Specialist
3 12 (9.60%) Technical Manager
4 11 (8.80%) Project Manager
4 11 (8.80%) Programmer
4 11 (8.80%) Support Analyst
4 11 (8.80%) Service Manager
5 10 (8.00%) Analyst Programmer
6 9 (7.20%) Developer
6 9 (7.20%) Technical Services Manager
7 8 (6.40%) Architect
8 6 (4.80%) COBOL Analyst
8 6 (4.80%) Technical Support
8 6 (4.80%) Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.00%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
9 5 (4.00%) COBOL Programmer
10 4 (3.20%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) Environment Analyst
10 4 (3.20%) Senior Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.20%) .NET
1 9 (7.20%) ISPF
2 7 (5.60%) J2EE
3 6 (4.80%) JSP
4 5 (4.00%) Web Services
4 5 (4.00%) HTML
4 5 (4.00%) SAP Basis
5 4 (3.20%) Spring
5 4 (3.20%) Struts
5 4 (3.20%) CSS
5 4 (3.20%) Hibernate
6 2 (1.60%) JNDI
6 2 (1.60%) JDBC
6 2 (1.60%) ATL
6 2 (1.60%) JMS
7 1 (0.80%) Middleware
7 1 (0.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 125 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 11 (8.80%) VSAM
3 8 (6.40%) AS400
4 7 (5.60%) Tandem
4 7 (5.60%) Cryptography
5 5 (4.00%) PMI
5 5 (4.00%) Contract for Difference
5 5 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (3.20%) Management Information System
7 3 (2.40%) PKI
8 2 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.80%) HACMP
9 1 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.80%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.80%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 40 (32.00%) UNIX
2 29 (23.20%) zOS
3 23 (18.40%) Windows
4 17 (13.60%) Linux
5 5 (4.00%) MVS
5 5 (4.00%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (24.80%) ITIL
2 21 (16.80%) Service Management
2 21 (16.80%) Problem Management
3 18 (14.40%) Stakeholder Management
4 17 (13.60%) Change Management
5 16 (12.80%) Release Management
6 11 (8.80%) ITSM
6 11 (8.80%) PRINCE2
7 10 (8.00%) Incident Management
7 10 (8.00%) Project Management
8 8 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (5.60%) Test Strategy
10 6 (4.80%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.80%) Data Management
11 5 (4.00%) Configuration Management
11 5 (4.00%) Workflow
11 5 (4.00%) Performance Testing
12 4 (3.20%) V-Model
12 4 (3.20%) Waterfall
12 4 (3.20%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 33 (26.40%) JCL
2 31 (24.80%) COBOL
3 20 (16.00%) Java
4 18 (14.40%) SQL
5 10 (8.00%) Assembly Language
5 10 (8.00%) REXX
6 4 (3.20%) JavaScript
7 3 (2.40%) NATURAL
7 3 (2.40%) T-SQL
7 3 (2.40%) C#
8 2 (1.60%) C++
8 2 (1.60%) ABAP
8 2 (1.60%) PL/1
9 1 (0.80%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (11.20%) Degree
2 7 (5.60%) ISTQB
3 6 (4.80%) PMI Certification
4 5 (4.00%) MBA
4 5 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (4.00%) CSQA
5 2 (1.60%) CCNA
5 2 (1.60%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.80%) OCP
6 1 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.80%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (11.20%) QA
2 6 (4.80%) PCI DSS
3 5 (4.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (1.60%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.20%) RACF
2 6 (4.80%) ACF2
3 1 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 27 (21.60%) CA Endevor
2 11 (8.80%) Tivoli
3 5 (4.00%) BMC PATROL
3 5 (4.00%) Control-M
4 4 (3.20%) CA LISA
4 4 (3.20%) ServiceCenter
5 2 (1.60%) CA Wily
5 2 (1.60%) CA Spectrum
6 1 (0.80%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 125 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (9.60%) Oracle
2 12 (9.60%) CA
3 10 (8.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (7.20%) Teradata
4 9 (7.20%) SAP
5 5 (4.00%) Remedy
5 5 (4.00%) Lotus
5 5 (4.00%) BMC
5 5 (4.00%) Intel
6 4 (3.20%) Green Hat
6 4 (3.20%) JBoss
6 4 (3.20%) Cisco
6 4 (3.20%) HP
7 2 (1.60%) SolarWinds
7 2 (1.60%) Avaya
7 2 (1.60%) Ab Initio
8 1 (0.80%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.80%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.80%) Business Objects
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