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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Developer
Rank 924 936 930
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 11 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.001% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.001% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 7
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 - £55,000

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
97363 102681 101319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.13% 96.46% 96.26%
Number of salaries quoted 81714 85063 81425
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 8 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 10 February 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
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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 11 £47,500 +5.55% 2
North West - 8 £47,500 -
Skelmersdale - 8 £47,500 -
Lancashire - 8 £47,500 -
London +9 2 £45,000 - 1
Nottingham - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 - - 1

Mainframe Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 30 (85.71%) COBOL
3 23 (65.71%) JCL
4 22 (62.86%) CICS
5 21 (60.00%) Finance
6 20 (57.14%) IBM
7 18 (51.43%) VSAM
8 15 (42.86%) QA
9 14 (40.00%) SQL
10 12 (34.29%) Banking
10 12 (34.29%) Mentoring
11 11 (31.43%) DB2
12 10 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
13 9 (25.71%) Java
14 8 (22.86%) Project Management
15 7 (20.00%) Marketing
16 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
16 6 (17.14%) Music Industry
16 6 (17.14%) AS400
16 6 (17.14%) Micro Focus
16 6 (17.14%) iSeries
16 6 (17.14%) SDLC
16 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
16 6 (17.14%) Product Management
17 5 (14.29%) Pentaho
17 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
17 5 (14.29%) DataStage
18 4 (11.43%) Retail
18 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
19 3 (8.57%) Time Sharing Option

Mainframe Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 22 (62.86%) CICS
2 6 (17.14%) WebSphere
3 2 (5.71%) SAS
4 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) DB2
2 5 (14.29%) DataStage
2 5 (14.29%) Pentaho
3 2 (5.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.71%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 2 (5.71%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.86%) IMS/DB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) PROIV
1 1 (2.86%) Subversion
1 1 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (60.00%) Finance
2 12 (34.29%) Banking
3 7 (20.00%) Marketing
4 6 (17.14%) Music Industry
5 4 (11.43%) Retail
6 2 (5.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
1 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
1 1 (2.86%) Java EE
1 1 (2.86%) Spring
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
1 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (51.43%) VSAM
3 10 (28.57%) IBM Mainframe
4 6 (17.14%) AS400
4 6 (17.14%) iSeries
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) Credit Risk
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.57%) zOS
2 2 (5.71%) Linux
2 2 (5.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Mentoring
2 8 (22.86%) Project Management
3 6 (17.14%) Product Management
3 6 (17.14%) SDLC
3 6 (17.14%) Waterfall
4 5 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.43%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.71%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.71%) Change Management
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Data Migration
7 2 (5.71%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) Migration
7 2 (5.71%) Process Improvement
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.86%) RAD
8 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (85.71%) COBOL
2 23 (65.71%) JCL
3 14 (40.00%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Java
5 2 (5.71%) SAS Macro
6 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.86%) C#
6 1 (2.86%) Perl
6 1 (2.86%) PL/1
6 1 (2.86%) Python
6 1 (2.86%) REXX
6 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (42.86%) QA
System Software
1 3 (8.57%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 20 (57.14%) IBM
2 6 (17.14%) Micro Focus
3 3 (8.57%) Fujitsu
4 1 (2.86%) Lotus
4 1 (2.86%) Syncsort
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