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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
IBM Mainframe
Rank 846 883 834
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -49
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 57 57 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.047% 0.042%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.13% 0.12% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 18 35 38
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,475 £36,500 £32,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,900 £72,000
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £47,500 £39,500
% change year-on-year
-2.63% +20.25%

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
42555 48089 43543
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.40% 39.82% 38.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33677 37865 35244
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 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,250
% change year-on-year
- +4.57%

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

IBM Mainframe Salary Histogram in the UK

IBM Mainframe
Top 19 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 17 April 2015. 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 +30 48 £50,000 +17.64% 8
London +31 23 £60,000 -11.11% 3
North West -3 13 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 9 £24,500 -
Cheshire +6 7 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +4 6 £45,000 -10.00%
Edinburgh - 6 - -
South East -7 5 £45,000 +15.38% 2
South West -12 5 - -
Gloucestershire - 5 - -
Gloucester - 5 - -
City of London +30 4 £65,000 +4.00% 1
East Sussex - 4 - -
Brighton - 4 - -
Glasgow - 3 £24,500 -
East Midlands +13 2 - - 2
Northamptonshire - 2 - - 1
Wellingborough - 1 - -
Wilmslow - 1 £38,750 -

IBM Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 115 (100.00%) IBM
1 115 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 54 (46.96%) Banking
3 52 (45.22%) Finance
3 52 (45.22%) DB2
4 50 (43.48%) CICS
5 41 (35.65%) UNIX
5 41 (35.65%) Retail
6 36 (31.30%) Windows
7 35 (30.43%) zOS
8 33 (28.70%) TCP/IP
9 29 (25.22%) RACF
10 28 (24.35%) ACF2
11 27 (23.48%) Middleware
12 24 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
13 23 (20.00%) JCL
14 22 (19.13%) Tandem
14 22 (19.13%) Internet
15 21 (18.26%) Problem Management
16 20 (17.39%) COBOL
16 20 (17.39%) Change Management
17 16 (13.91%) Risk Analysis
18 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
19 13 (11.30%) Migration
20 12 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
21 11 (9.57%) CA Endevor
21 11 (9.57%) Cryptography
21 11 (9.57%) SQL
21 11 (9.57%) Oracle
22 10 (8.70%) Java

IBM Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 50 (43.48%) CICS
2 8 (6.96%) MQSeries
3 5 (4.35%) WebSphere
4 4 (3.48%) WebLogic
4 4 (3.48%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 5 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.87%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 33 (28.70%) TCP/IP
2 22 (19.13%) Internet
3 4 (3.48%) ATM
4 1 (0.87%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (45.22%) DB2
2 5 (4.35%) MS Access
3 2 (1.74%) Easytrieve
3 2 (1.74%) IMS/DB
4 1 (0.87%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.87%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Subversion
2 2 (1.74%) XPEDITER
3 1 (0.87%) ClearCase
General
1 54 (46.96%) Banking
2 52 (45.22%) Finance
3 41 (35.65%) Retail
4 5 (4.35%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.87%) Law
5 1 (0.87%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (19.13%) Architect
1 22 (19.13%) Technical Leader
2 20 (17.39%) Designer
3 16 (13.91%) Infrastructure Designer
3 16 (13.91%) Infrastructure Architect
4 10 (8.70%) Technical Specialist
5 7 (6.09%) Programmer
6 6 (5.22%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.22%) CICS Programmer
7 5 (4.35%) Information Specialist
7 5 (4.35%) Mainframe Systems Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Analyst
7 5 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 5 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) Lead Designer
8 4 (3.48%) Computer Operator
8 4 (3.48%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.48%) Senior Technical Specialist
8 4 (3.48%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (23.48%) Middleware
2 8 (6.96%) ISPF
2 8 (6.96%) J2EE
2 8 (6.96%) JSP
3 7 (6.09%) .NET
4 6 (5.22%) Web Services
4 6 (5.22%) XML
5 5 (4.35%) JMS
6 4 (3.48%) WSDL
6 4 (3.48%) Hibernate
6 4 (3.48%) JNDI
6 4 (3.48%) Struts
6 4 (3.48%) Servlets
6 4 (3.48%) EJB
6 4 (3.48%) JDBC
7 3 (2.61%) XSD
8 2 (1.74%) Velocity
9 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.87%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 115 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 22 (19.13%) Tandem
3 15 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (9.57%) Cryptography
5 6 (5.22%) PMI
5 6 (5.22%) PKI
5 6 (5.22%) Online Banking
6 5 (4.35%) SWIFT
6 5 (4.35%) AS400
7 4 (3.48%) IVR
7 4 (3.48%) Computer Science
7 4 (3.48%) Social Media
7 4 (3.48%) VUI
8 3 (2.61%) VSAM
8 3 (2.61%) Replication
9 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.74%) DataPower
9 2 (1.74%) Open Source
10 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 41 (35.65%) UNIX
2 36 (31.30%) Windows
3 35 (30.43%) zOS
4 10 (8.70%) Linux
5 1 (0.87%) AIX
5 1 (0.87%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.87%) Stakeholder Management
2 21 (18.26%) Problem Management
3 20 (17.39%) Change Management
4 16 (13.91%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (11.30%) Migration
6 12 (10.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.83%) Coaching
8 9 (7.83%) Waterfall
8 9 (7.83%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (7.83%) Project Management
9 8 (6.96%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.22%) Service Management
10 6 (5.22%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
11 5 (4.35%) People Management
12 4 (3.48%) Software Delivery
12 4 (3.48%) Supplier Management
12 4 (3.48%) Release Management
12 4 (3.48%) Agile Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) JCL
2 20 (17.39%) COBOL
3 11 (9.57%) SQL
4 10 (8.70%) Java
5 8 (6.96%) Assembly Language
6 6 (5.22%) REXX
7 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
8 2 (1.74%) SELCOPY
9 1 (0.87%) C#
9 1 (0.87%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) Degree
2 6 (5.22%) PMI Certification
3 4 (3.48%) ISEB
3 4 (3.48%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) QA
2 8 (6.96%) SLA
3 5 (4.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 29 (25.22%) RACF
2 28 (24.35%) ACF2
3 2 (1.74%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (9.57%) CA Endevor
2 5 (4.35%) Control-M
3 2 (1.74%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.87%) Tivoli NetView
4 1 (0.87%) OMEGAMON
Vendors
1 115 (100.00%) IBM
2 11 (9.57%) Oracle
3 9 (7.83%) BMC
4 6 (5.22%) Remedy
5 4 (3.48%) Unisys
5 4 (3.48%) Microsoft
5 4 (3.48%) Sun
6 2 (1.74%) CA
6 2 (1.74%) Syncsort
7 1 (0.87%) SAP
7 1 (0.87%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.87%) Intel
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