The table below looks at the statistics for the Mainframe Developer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframe Developer
Rank 893 876 904
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 11 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.003% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.003% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 4
Average salary £45,000 £39,250 £41,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.64% -5.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £36,650 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £41,850 £43,550
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £39,250 -
% change year-on-year
+5.73% -

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
107528 102254 109513
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.51% 94.52% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 87765 84921 93187
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 21 October 2014 within the UK.

Mainframe Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mainframe Developer
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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 -8 11 £45,000 +14.64% 4
North West - 7 £41,500 - 1
Manchester - 5 £47,500 - 1
London -10 2 £45,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £41,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
South East - 1 - -
Halifax - 1 - - 1
Knutsford - 1 £41,500 -
Eynsham - 1 - -

Mainframe Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mainframe Developer in their job title 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 with Mainframe Developer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 13 (86.67%) COBOL
3 11 (73.33%) DB2
4 9 (60.00%) CICS
5 8 (53.33%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
7 5 (33.33%) CA Endevor
8 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
8 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
8 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
8 4 (26.67%) zOS
8 4 (26.67%) JCL
9 3 (20.00%) IBM
10 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
10 2 (13.33%) Banking
10 2 (13.33%) VSAM
10 2 (13.33%) Music Industry
10 2 (13.33%) Marketing
10 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
10 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
10 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (13.33%) Big Data
10 2 (13.33%) Pentaho
10 2 (13.33%) Product Management
10 2 (13.33%) UNIX
10 2 (13.33%) Adabas
10 2 (13.33%) ETL
10 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
10 2 (13.33%) REXX

Mainframe Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mainframe Developer in their job title 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 with Mainframe Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (60.00%) CICS
2 2 (13.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Project
1 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) Hadoop
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (13.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (13.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) Pentaho
2 2 (13.33%) Adabas
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Music Industry
2 2 (13.33%) Marketing
3 1 (6.67%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) EntireX
Miscellaneous
1 15 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 2 (13.33%) VSAM
2 2 (13.33%) AS400
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) zOS
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Unit Testing
1 4 (26.67%) Waterfall
1 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (13.33%) Product Management
2 2 (13.33%) ETL
2 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Workflow
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (6.67%) Software Engineering
3 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) COBOL
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 4 (26.67%) JCL
4 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (13.33%) REXX
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) NATURAL
5 1 (6.67%) PL/1
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) RACF
1 1 (6.67%) ACF2
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) CA Endevor
2 1 (6.67%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (13.33%) Micro Focus
London or Halifax
Church International
Salary: Excellent Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Parham Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum £40,000 - £50,000 plus discretionary
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Volt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago