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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
UK
Rank 851 883 906
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +23
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 11 69 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.067% 0.046%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.034% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9 49 32
Median salary £60,000 £50,000 £50,748
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,400 £25,232 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £70,000 £44,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+59.09% -7.36%

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
32132 41598 40889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.26% 40.62% 38.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25996 33322 32852
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 February 2017 within the UK.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +13 8 £70,000 +40.00% 1
South East +51 4 £72,500 +26.08%
Hampshire +16 4 £72,500 +70.58%
Basingstoke -4 4 £72,500 +70.58%
London +49 3 £55,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £25,000 -
Cheshire +12 1 £40,500 +63.10%
Wilmslow -9 1 £40,500 +63.10%
North West -27 1 £40,500 +33.88%
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £25,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Douglas - 1 £50,000 -

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IBM Mainframe.

1 42 (100.00%) IBM
1 42 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 19 (45.24%) JCL
3 14 (33.33%) COBOL
3 14 (33.33%) DB2
4 13 (30.95%) Unix
4 13 (30.95%) CICS
5 12 (28.57%) Oracle
6 11 (26.19%) ITIL
6 11 (26.19%) Finance
7 10 (23.81%) MVS
7 10 (23.81%) Java
7 10 (23.81%) UML
8 9 (21.43%) zOS
8 9 (21.43%) RACF
8 9 (21.43%) AS400
9 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 8 (19.05%) SQL
10 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (16.67%) SDLC
10 7 (16.67%) Windows
11 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
12 5 (11.90%) Time Sharing Option
12 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
12 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
12 5 (11.90%) Degree
12 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
12 5 (11.90%) Information Security
12 5 (11.90%) Retail
12 5 (11.90%) Linux

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (30.95%) CICS
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) IaaS
1 4 (9.52%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) DB2
2 2 (4.76%) Easytrieve
3 1 (2.38%) IMS/DB
3 1 (2.38%) NonStop SQL
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Hudson
1 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (2.38%) JIRA
1 1 (2.38%) Mercurial
1 1 (2.38%) NUnit
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium
1 1 (2.38%) Selenium IDE
1 1 (2.38%) SpecFlow
1 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (26.19%) Finance
2 5 (11.90%) Publishing
2 5 (11.90%) Retail
3 4 (9.52%) Banking
4 3 (7.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (4.76%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.38%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) COBOL Analyst
2 11 (26.19%) Programmer
3 10 (23.81%) Analyst Programmer
3 10 (23.81%) CICS Analyst
3 10 (23.81%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 10 (23.81%) COBOL Programmer
4 9 (21.43%) CICS Programmer
4 9 (21.43%) DB2 Programmer
5 8 (19.05%) Architect
5 8 (19.05%) Mainframe Analyst
6 7 (16.67%) Mainframe Analyst Programmer
6 7 (16.67%) Mainframe Programmer
6 7 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
7 6 (14.29%) Mainframe Architect
7 6 (14.29%) MVS Programmer
8 4 (9.52%) Senior Manager
8 4 (9.52%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.76%) Computer Operator
9 2 (4.76%) Solutions Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) ISPF
2 2 (4.76%) Web Services
3 1 (2.38%) .NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 1 (2.38%) XML
3 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 42 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (21.43%) AS400
3 7 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (14.29%) Data Centre
5 4 (9.52%) Computer Science
5 4 (9.52%) iSeries
5 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.52%) Private Cloud
5 4 (9.52%) Tandem
6 2 (4.76%) Online Banking
7 1 (2.38%) Credit Risk
7 1 (2.38%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.95%) Unix
2 10 (23.81%) MVS
3 9 (21.43%) zOS
4 7 (16.67%) Windows
5 5 (11.90%) Linux
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.19%) ITIL
2 10 (23.81%) UML
3 8 (19.05%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (16.67%) SDLC
5 5 (11.90%) Information Security
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.90%) ITSM
5 5 (11.90%) Mentoring
5 5 (11.90%) Test Scripting
6 4 (9.52%) Defect Management
6 4 (9.52%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (9.52%) Integration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.52%) System Integration Testing
6 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (7.14%) CRM
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (7.14%) Risk Assessment
8 2 (4.76%) Service Management
8 2 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (45.24%) JCL
2 14 (33.33%) COBOL
3 10 (23.81%) Java
4 8 (19.05%) SQL
5 3 (7.14%) RPG
5 3 (7.14%) RPG IV
6 1 (2.38%) C#
6 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
2 4 (9.52%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (2.38%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SDET
System Software
1 9 (21.43%) RACF
2 5 (11.90%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.52%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 4 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) XYGATE
5 1 (2.38%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 4 (9.52%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.38%) CA Endevor
2 1 (2.38%) zSecure
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) IBM
2 12 (28.57%) Oracle
3 5 (11.90%) EMC
3 5 (11.90%) Hitachi
4 4 (9.52%) VMware
5 2 (4.76%) HP
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.38%) CA
6 1 (2.38%) Intel
6 1 (2.38%) Sun
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