The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Mainframe Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Developer
Rank 933 944 1009
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 11 29 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.026% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.027% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 2
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London median salary £47,250 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-5.50% -13.04%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
99004 106428 116772
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.24% 96.46% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 83229 86820 94728
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Mainframe Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Mainframe Developer in the job title.

Mainframe Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mainframe Developer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer within the UK.

Mainframe Developer Salary Trend in the UK

Mainframe Developer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Mainframe Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mainframe Developer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 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 +3 11 £45,000 -10.00% 2
London - 7 £45,000 -
South East +10 3 £47,000 -6.00% 1
West Sussex -9 3 £47,000 -6.00%
North West - 1 £47,500 -
Skelmersdale - 1 £47,500 -
Burgess Hill - 1 £65,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £47,500 -

Mainframe Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Mainframe Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Mainframe Developer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 20 (95.24%) COBOL
3 19 (90.48%) JCL
4 18 (85.71%) Finance
5 12 (57.14%) IBM
5 12 (57.14%) CICS
6 10 (47.62%) Java
6 10 (47.62%) VSAM
6 10 (47.62%) QA
7 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
7 9 (42.86%) Banking
7 9 (42.86%) SQL
8 8 (38.10%) AS400
8 8 (38.10%) Micro Focus
8 8 (38.10%) Project Management
8 8 (38.10%) Music Industry
8 8 (38.10%) Marketing
8 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
8 8 (38.10%) iSeries
8 8 (38.10%) Product Management
9 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
9 4 (19.05%) DB2
10 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
11 2 (9.52%) Scrum
11 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
11 2 (9.52%) HTML
11 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
11 2 (9.52%) REXX
11 2 (9.52%) PL/1

Mainframe Developer Skill Set
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 12 (57.14%) CICS
2 8 (38.10%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
2 1 (4.76%) DataStage
2 1 (4.76%) Pentaho
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.76%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
2 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 18 (85.71%) Finance
2 9 (42.86%) Banking
3 8 (38.10%) Marketing
3 8 (38.10%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
1 2 (9.52%) HTML5
1 2 (9.52%) ISPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 10 (47.62%) VSAM
3 8 (38.10%) AS400
3 8 (38.10%) iSeries
4 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) DataPower
4 1 (4.76%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) Mentoring
2 8 (38.10%) Product Management
2 8 (38.10%) Project Management
3 4 (19.05%) Automated Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) Project Planning
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) SDLC
6 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
6 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) COBOL
2 19 (90.48%) JCL
3 10 (47.62%) Java
4 9 (42.86%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
5 2 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) PL/1
5 2 (9.52%) REXX
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Control-M
1 1 (4.76%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) IBM
2 8 (38.10%) Micro Focus
3 1 (4.76%) BMC
3 1 (4.76%) Compuware
3 1 (4.76%) HP
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