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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 887 904 941
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +37
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 53 63 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.057% 0.048%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.12% 0.14% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 23 34
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,225 £27,300 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.70% -2.63%

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
43286 44788 49537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.22% 40.54% 41.29%
Number of salaries quoted 34999 35315 39381
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 6 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IBM Mainframe within the UK over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 48 £45,000 -10.00% 6
South East +36 17 £57,500 +29.94% 2
London +10 16 £65,000 +23.80%
West Sussex - 11 £57,500 -
East Midlands +20 10 £23,250 -
Nottingham - 6 - -
Burgess Hill - 6 £58,750 -
Nottinghamshire - 6 - -
City of London +63 4 - -
Northamptonshire +15 4 £23,250 -
Wellingborough +2 4 £23,250 -
Scotland -5 4 £23,000 -6.12%
Glasgow -6 4 £23,000 -6.12%
Surrey +2 3 £62,500 +108.33% 1
Egham - 3 £62,500 - 1
Crawley - 2 £45,000 -
Brighton +17 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex +10 1 £47,500 -
North West +6 1 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Manchester -6 1 £45,000 -
South West -10 1 £38,000 -
North East - 1 £30,000 - 3
Cardiff - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £38,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £30,000 - 1
South Wales - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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.

1 129 (100.00%) IBM
1 129 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 45 (34.88%) JCL
3 43 (33.33%) DB2
4 42 (32.56%) COBOL
4 42 (32.56%) Finance
5 40 (31.01%) Windows
6 38 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
7 36 (27.91%) Linux
8 35 (27.13%) Banking
9 34 (26.36%) SQL
9 34 (26.36%) CICS
10 29 (22.48%) Java
11 27 (20.93%) AS400
11 27 (20.93%) Unix
11 27 (20.93%) Degree
12 25 (19.38%) Mathematics
12 25 (19.38%) Computer Science
13 23 (17.83%) SDLC
14 19 (14.73%) Firewall
14 19 (14.73%) VMware
15 17 (13.18%) Information Security
15 17 (13.18%) Security Management
15 17 (13.18%) Management Information System
15 17 (13.18%) Intrusion Detection
15 17 (13.18%) Penetration Testing
16 16 (12.40%) Retail
16 16 (12.40%) TDD
16 16 (12.40%) Ruby
16 16 (12.40%) zOS

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 34 (26.36%) CICS
2 10 (7.75%) WebSphere
3 9 (6.98%) MQSeries
3 9 (6.98%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (0.78%) MTS
Applications
1 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.10%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (14.73%) Firewall
2 17 (13.18%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (2.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.55%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.78%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (33.33%) DB2
2 6 (4.65%) DataStage
3 5 (3.88%) Big Data
4 4 (3.10%) Pentaho
4 4 (3.10%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.33%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.33%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.55%) IDMS
7 1 (0.78%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 3 (2.33%) JUnit
2 2 (1.55%) ERwin
2 2 (1.55%) Subversion
2 2 (1.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 42 (32.56%) Finance
2 35 (27.13%) Banking
3 16 (12.40%) Retail
4 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (21.71%) Analyst
2 17 (13.18%) Security Analyst
2 17 (13.18%) Senior Analyst
3 15 (11.63%) Developer
4 13 (10.08%) Senior Security Analyst
5 10 (7.75%) Lead Developer
6 9 (6.98%) Java Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Mainframe Software Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Senior Java Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Software Engineer
6 9 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
7 8 (6.20%) Java Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Lead Java Developer
7 8 (6.20%) Mainframe Operator
8 7 (5.43%) Designer
8 7 (5.43%) Solutions Designer
8 7 (5.43%) Subject Matter Expert
8 7 (5.43%) Support Engineer
8 7 (5.43%) Technical Leader
9 5 (3.88%) Mainframe Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.75%) Middleware
2 6 (4.65%) Web Services
2 6 (4.65%) XML
3 5 (3.88%) .NET
3 5 (3.88%) CSS
3 5 (3.88%) HTML
3 5 (3.88%) ISPF
3 5 (3.88%) POSIX
4 4 (3.10%) IBM Integration Bus
5 3 (2.33%) J2EE
5 3 (2.33%) jQuery
5 3 (2.33%) JSON
5 3 (2.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 129 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 38 (29.46%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (20.93%) AS400
4 25 (19.38%) Computer Science
4 25 (19.38%) Mathematics
5 17 (13.18%) Management Information System
6 10 (7.75%) Data Centre
6 10 (7.75%) DataPower
6 10 (7.75%) VSAM
7 8 (6.20%) SWIFT
8 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (3.10%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (2.33%) Data Structures
11 2 (1.55%) Life Science
12 1 (0.78%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 40 (31.01%) Windows
2 36 (27.91%) Linux
3 27 (20.93%) Unix
4 16 (12.40%) zOS
5 12 (9.30%) AIX
6 9 (6.98%) MVS
7 4 (3.10%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.78%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (17.83%) SDLC
2 17 (13.18%) Information Security
2 17 (13.18%) Penetration Testing
2 17 (13.18%) Security Management
3 16 (12.40%) TDD
4 14 (10.85%) Threat Management
5 13 (10.08%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (9.30%) Content Management
7 10 (7.75%) Change Management
7 10 (7.75%) Line Management
7 10 (7.75%) Mentoring
7 10 (7.75%) Risk Management
7 10 (7.75%) Service Delivery
8 9 (6.98%) SOA
8 9 (6.98%) Software Engineering
8 9 (6.98%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (6.98%) Vulnerability Management
9 6 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (4.65%) Network Management
9 6 (4.65%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 45 (34.88%) JCL
2 42 (32.56%) COBOL
3 34 (26.36%) SQL
4 29 (22.48%) Java
5 16 (12.40%) Ruby
6 8 (6.20%) JavaScript
7 7 (5.43%) Assembly Language
8 5 (3.88%) C
9 3 (2.33%) REXX
10 2 (1.55%) CLIST
11 1 (0.78%) NATURAL
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (20.93%) Degree
2 15 (11.63%) CISSP
3 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.08%) QA
2 9 (6.98%) ISO27002
2 9 (6.98%) PCI DSS
3 7 (5.43%) SLA
4 3 (2.33%) SEPA
5 2 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.43%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 5 (3.88%) Time Sharing Option
3 4 (3.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.78%) Job Entry Subsystem
Systems Management
1 7 (5.43%) Tivoli
2 6 (4.65%) Control-M
3 5 (3.88%) CA Endevor
4 2 (1.55%) Xymon
5 1 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 129 (100.00%) IBM
2 19 (14.73%) VMware
3 6 (4.65%) Oracle
3 6 (4.65%) TOWER Software
4 5 (3.88%) BMC
4 5 (3.88%) Remedy
4 5 (3.88%) Syncsort
5 2 (1.55%) Cognizant
5 2 (1.55%) HP
5 2 (1.55%) Software AG
5 2 (1.55%) SolarWinds
5 2 (1.55%) Splunk
6 1 (0.78%) Ab Initio
6 1 (0.78%) CA
6 1 (0.78%) Compuware
6 1 (0.78%) Fujitsu
6 1 (0.78%) Intel
6 1 (0.78%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.78%) webMethods
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