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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Mainframe Developer
Rank 869 918 896
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 21 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.001% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 21 1 3
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £40,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £86,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £40,000 -
% change year-on-year
+8.75% -

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +42 18 £48,500 +21.25% 1
South East - 11 £50,000 -
East Midlands - 7 £42,500 - 1
Nottingham - 6 £42,500 - 1
Nottinghamshire - 6 £42,500 - 1
West Sussex - 6 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £37,500 -
South Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Wales - 3 £37,500 -
Brighton - 2 £50,000 -
Crawley - 2 £51,250 -
East Sussex - 2 £50,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £37,100 -
Leicester - 1 £37,100 -

Mainframe Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 43 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 42 (97.67%) COBOL
3 38 (88.37%) DB2
4 27 (62.79%) CICS
5 20 (46.51%) SDLC
6 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (41.86%) VSAM
7 18 (41.86%) JCL
8 17 (39.53%) PL/1
9 14 (32.56%) IBM
9 14 (32.56%) SQL
10 13 (30.23%) zOS
11 11 (25.58%) ISPF
11 11 (25.58%) Assembly Language
12 10 (23.26%) REXX
12 10 (23.26%) HTML
12 10 (23.26%) Web Services
12 10 (23.26%) Project Planning
12 10 (23.26%) JSON
12 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
13 9 (20.93%) Finance
13 9 (20.93%) .NET
14 8 (18.60%) DataStage
14 8 (18.60%) XML
14 8 (18.60%) QA
14 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
15 7 (16.28%) Pentaho
15 7 (16.28%) Credit Risk
15 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
15 7 (16.28%) Marketing

Mainframe Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 27 (62.79%) CICS
2 1 (2.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (88.37%) DB2
2 8 (18.60%) DataStage
3 7 (16.28%) Pentaho
4 1 (2.33%) Adabas
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (20.93%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Marketing
3 2 (4.65%) Banking
3 2 (4.65%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (25.58%) ISPF
2 10 (23.26%) JSON
2 10 (23.26%) HTML
2 10 (23.26%) Web Services
3 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 8 (18.60%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (41.86%) VSAM
3 7 (16.28%) Computer Science
3 7 (16.28%) Credit Risk
3 7 (16.28%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.95%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.30%) Social Media
6 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (4.65%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 13 (30.23%) zOS
2 6 (13.95%) Windows
2 6 (13.95%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) SDLC
2 19 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Project Planning
4 8 (18.60%) Unit Testing
5 7 (16.28%) Automated Testing
5 7 (16.28%) ETL
6 6 (13.95%) Configuration Management
6 6 (13.95%) ITIL
6 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (13.95%) Line Management
6 6 (13.95%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.98%) Web Development
7 3 (6.98%) Change Management
8 2 (4.65%) Scrum
8 2 (4.65%) Waterfall
8 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.33%) Analytics
9 1 (2.33%) Product Management
9 1 (2.33%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) COBOL
2 18 (41.86%) JCL
3 17 (39.53%) PL/1
4 14 (32.56%) SQL
5 11 (25.58%) Assembly Language
6 10 (23.26%) REXX
7 6 (13.95%) Delphi
8 3 (6.98%) C#
8 3 (6.98%) VB
9 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.33%) C++
9 1 (2.33%) Java
9 1 (2.33%) NATURAL
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (18.60%) QA
Vendors
1 14 (32.56%) IBM
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
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