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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
IBM Mainframe
Rank 875 902 893
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -9
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 76 39 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.075% 0.037% 0.054%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.18% 0.093% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 55 31 45
Average salary £52,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £42,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,794 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.69% +18.75%

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
43136 42020 41991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 42.50% 40.19% 40.75%
Number of salaries quoted 34627 33971 32737
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 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
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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 +48 76 £52,000 -13.33% 6
South East +19 31 £57,500 -4.16% 2
West Sussex - 25 £57,500 - 2
London +9 22 £55,000 -15.38% 1
City of London +68 15 £57,500 -11.53%
Burgess Hill - 15 £57,500 - 2
East Grinstead - 10 - -
East Midlands +6 9 £23,250 -48.33% 2
Bristol +3 7 £42,500 -51.42%
South West -4 7 £42,500 -51.42%
Nottinghamshire +12 6 - - 1
North West +4 6 £36,750 -22.63% 1
Hampshire - 6 £43,647 -
Basingstoke - 6 £43,647 -
Nottingham +5 4 - - 1
Wilmslow +10 2 £24,830 -38.87%
Cheshire +9 2 £24,830 -47.72% 1
Wellingborough - 2 £23,250 - 1
Northamptonshire - 2 £23,250 - 1
Manchester +20 1 £50,000 -25.92%
Leicester +1 1 £44,000 -2.22%
Leicestershire -2 1 £44,000 -2.22%
Lancashire - 1 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £31,250 -
Sheffield - 1 £31,250 -
Blackburn - 1 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £31,250 -

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 155 (100.00%) IBM
1 155 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 88 (56.77%) DB2
3 81 (52.26%) COBOL
4 73 (47.10%) SDLC
5 71 (45.81%) JCL
6 70 (45.16%) Finance
7 68 (43.87%) CICS
8 51 (32.90%) Analytical Skills
9 43 (27.74%) Banking
10 31 (20.00%) TOWER Software
10 31 (20.00%) SQL
11 30 (19.35%) Windows
12 28 (18.06%) Linux
12 28 (18.06%) Java
12 28 (18.06%) zOS
13 27 (17.42%) Change Management
14 25 (16.13%) MTS
15 24 (15.48%) SEPA
16 23 (14.84%) Degree
17 22 (14.19%) Mathematics
18 21 (13.55%) VSAM
19 20 (12.90%) Computer Science
20 19 (12.26%) Unix
21 18 (11.61%) AS400
21 18 (11.61%) SWIFT
22 16 (10.32%) Firewall
22 16 (10.32%) VMware
22 16 (10.32%) DataStage
22 16 (10.32%) Web Services

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 68 (43.87%) CICS
2 25 (16.13%) MTS
3 7 (4.52%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.58%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.94%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.32%) Firewall
2 13 (8.39%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (2.58%) HTTP
4 3 (1.94%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.94%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.65%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (56.77%) DB2
2 16 (10.32%) DataStage
3 13 (8.39%) Pentaho
4 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
5 7 (4.52%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.23%) Big Data
7 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.94%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.29%) IDMS
9 1 (0.65%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 5 (3.23%) Subversion
2 3 (1.94%) Eclipse
2 3 (1.94%) ERwin
2 3 (1.94%) JUnit
2 3 (1.94%) Maven
3 2 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 70 (45.16%) Finance
2 43 (27.74%) Banking
3 11 (7.10%) Legal
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 2 (1.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (31.61%) Developer
2 28 (18.06%) Lead Developer
3 22 (14.19%) Subject Matter Expert
4 19 (12.26%) Analyst
5 14 (9.03%) Java Developer
6 13 (8.39%) Security Analyst
7 12 (7.74%) Mainframe Programmer
7 12 (7.74%) Programmer
8 11 (7.10%) Mainframe Developer
8 11 (7.10%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (7.10%) Senior Security Analyst
9 10 (6.45%) Mainframe Systems Programmer
9 10 (6.45%) Systems Programmer
10 7 (4.52%) Designer
10 7 (4.52%) Java Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Lead Java Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Senior Developer
10 7 (4.52%) Senior Java Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Software Engineer
10 7 (4.52%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (10.32%) HTML
1 16 (10.32%) Web Services
2 13 (8.39%) Middleware
3 10 (6.45%) .NET
4 8 (5.16%) .NET Framework
4 8 (5.16%) CSS
4 8 (5.16%) Entity Framework
4 8 (5.16%) WCF
5 6 (3.87%) XML
6 5 (3.23%) J2EE
6 5 (3.23%) POSIX
7 4 (2.58%) Java EE
7 4 (2.58%) JSP
7 4 (2.58%) RESTful
7 4 (2.58%) Servlets
7 4 (2.58%) SOAP
8 3 (1.94%) jQuery
9 2 (1.29%) ISPF
10 1 (0.65%) JSON
10 1 (0.65%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 155 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 51 (32.90%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (14.19%) Mathematics
4 21 (13.55%) VSAM
5 20 (12.90%) Computer Science
6 18 (11.61%) AS400
6 18 (11.61%) SWIFT
7 13 (8.39%) Management Information System
8 8 (5.16%) Data Centre
9 6 (3.87%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.94%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.94%) User Experience
11 2 (1.29%) Life Science
12 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.65%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.35%) Windows
2 28 (18.06%) Linux
2 28 (18.06%) zOS
3 19 (12.26%) Unix
4 5 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.94%) MVS
6 2 (1.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (47.10%) SDLC
2 27 (17.42%) Change Management
3 13 (8.39%) Information Security
3 13 (8.39%) Migration
3 13 (8.39%) Penetration Testing
3 13 (8.39%) Security Management
3 13 (8.39%) TDD
4 12 (7.74%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (7.74%) Anti-Money Laundering
4 12 (7.74%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (7.74%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (6.45%) Threat Management
6 9 (5.81%) Unit Testing
6 9 (5.81%) Waterfall
7 8 (5.16%) Content Management
7 8 (5.16%) ITIL
7 8 (5.16%) Risk Management
8 7 (4.52%) Line Management
8 7 (4.52%) Software Engineering
8 7 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 81 (52.26%) COBOL
2 71 (45.81%) JCL
3 31 (20.00%) SQL
4 28 (18.06%) Java
5 13 (8.39%) Ruby
6 11 (7.10%) JavaScript
7 9 (5.81%) REXX
8 8 (5.16%) C#
9 7 (4.52%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.23%) C
11 2 (1.29%) CLIST
12 1 (0.65%) NATURAL
12 1 (0.65%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (14.84%) Degree
2 11 (7.10%) CISSP
3 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (15.48%) SEPA
2 11 (7.10%) QA
3 5 (3.23%) ISO27002
3 5 (3.23%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.58%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (3.23%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
2 3 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.65%) Job Entry Subsystem
3 1 (0.65%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 11 (7.10%) CA Endevor
2 5 (3.23%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.29%) Xymon
4 1 (0.65%) Control-M
Vendors
1 155 (100.00%) IBM
2 31 (20.00%) TOWER Software
3 16 (10.32%) VMware
4 10 (6.45%) CA
5 5 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 5 (3.23%) Oracle
5 5 (3.23%) Syncsort
6 4 (2.58%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.94%) SolarWinds
7 3 (1.94%) Splunk
8 2 (1.29%) Lotus
8 2 (1.29%) Remedy
9 1 (0.65%) BMC
9 1 (0.65%) HP
9 1 (0.65%) Intel
9 1 (0.65%) Software AG
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