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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframe Developer
Rank 848 905 880
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 35 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.002% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 29 2 3
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +33.33%

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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Mainframe Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mainframe Developer
Top 15 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 22 May 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 +68 35 £50,000 - 1
South East - 22 £50,000 - 1
West Sussex - 12 £50,000 - 1
East Midlands - 12 £42,500 -
Nottingham - 11 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 11 £42,500 -
Gatwick - 8 £50,000 - 1
Brighton - 5 £50,000 -
East Sussex - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +8 1 £31,000 -22.50%
Barnsley - 1 £31,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £37,100 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £31,000 -
Crawley - 1 £52,500 -
Leicester - 1 £37,100 -

Mainframe Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 35 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 34 (97.14%) COBOL
3 33 (94.29%) DB2
4 23 (65.71%) CICS
5 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (45.71%) JCL
6 16 (45.71%) VSAM
7 14 (40.00%) PL/1
8 12 (34.29%) IBM
9 11 (31.43%) SQL
10 10 (28.57%) Web Services
10 10 (28.57%) zOS
11 9 (25.71%) Assembly Language
11 9 (25.71%) ISPF
12 8 (22.86%) Project Planning
12 8 (22.86%) JSON
12 8 (22.86%) REXX
12 8 (22.86%) HTML
12 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
13 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
14 6 (17.14%) Degree
14 6 (17.14%) Marketing
14 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
14 6 (17.14%) Credit Risk
14 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
14 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (17.14%) Line Management
14 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
14 6 (17.14%) ETL

Mainframe Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 23 (65.71%) CICS
2 1 (2.86%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (94.29%) DB2
2 5 (14.29%) DataStage
2 5 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 1 (2.86%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Eclipse
General
1 6 (17.14%) Marketing
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) Web Services
2 9 (25.71%) ISPF
3 8 (22.86%) JSON
3 8 (22.86%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) .NET
5 4 (11.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 16 (45.71%) VSAM
3 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
3 6 (17.14%) Credit Risk
3 6 (17.14%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (17.14%) Management Information System
4 4 (11.43%) Social Media
5 2 (5.71%) IBM Mainframe
5 2 (5.71%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) zOS
2 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 6 (17.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Project Planning
3 7 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
4 6 (17.14%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (17.14%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (17.14%) Line Management
4 6 (17.14%) ETL
4 6 (17.14%) ITIL
4 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (5.71%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.71%) Scrum
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Test Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 34 (97.14%) COBOL
2 16 (45.71%) JCL
3 14 (40.00%) PL/1
4 11 (31.43%) SQL
5 9 (25.71%) Assembly Language
6 8 (22.86%) REXX
7 6 (17.14%) Delphi
8 1 (2.86%) NATURAL
8 1 (2.86%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (34.29%) IBM
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
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