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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Developer
Rank 905 930 978
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 15 20 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.019% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.019% 0.009%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 6
Median salary £50,000 £37,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £27,500 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £36,250 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -12.65%

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
94167 103508 112247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.20% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 79244 85842 90577
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 29 August 2016 within the UK.

Mainframe Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mainframe Developer
Top 7 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 29 August 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 +37 14 £55,000 +29.41%
South East +39 9 £50,000 -
London +39 5 £120,000 +166.66%
West Sussex +8 5 £60,000 +20.00%
Surrey - 4 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -

Mainframe Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 26 (83.87%) COBOL
3 22 (70.97%) JCL
3 22 (70.97%) Finance
4 20 (64.52%) DB2
4 20 (64.52%) IBM
5 16 (51.61%) Java
6 14 (45.16%) VSAM
7 13 (41.94%) IBM Mainframe
8 12 (38.71%) Banking
8 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (38.71%) Cognizant
8 12 (38.71%) Financial Institution
9 10 (32.26%) SQL
10 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
11 7 (22.58%) HTML
12 6 (19.35%) CICS
13 5 (16.13%) OO
13 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
14 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
14 4 (12.90%) iSeries
14 4 (12.90%) Product Management
14 4 (12.90%) User Stories
14 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
14 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
14 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
14 4 (12.90%) PegaRULES
14 4 (12.90%) Spring
14 4 (12.90%) Music Industry

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 6 (19.35%) CICS
2 4 (12.90%) PegaRULES
2 4 (12.90%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (64.52%) DB2
2 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.23%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) XPEDITER
General
1 22 (70.97%) Finance
2 12 (38.71%) Banking
2 12 (38.71%) Financial Institution
3 4 (12.90%) Marketing
3 4 (12.90%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) JSP
2 4 (12.90%) Spring
3 3 (9.68%) HTML5
4 2 (6.45%) ISPF
5 1 (3.23%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 31 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 14 (45.16%) VSAM
3 13 (41.94%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (38.71%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (12.90%) AS400
5 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (12.90%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) OO
2 5 (16.13%) Software Engineering
3 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.90%) Process Management
3 4 (12.90%) Product Management
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) User Stories
4 3 (9.68%) Automated Testing
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) COBOL
2 22 (70.97%) JCL
3 16 (51.61%) Java
4 10 (32.26%) SQL
5 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) REXX
7 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
7 2 (6.45%) PL/1
8 1 (3.23%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Time Sharing Option
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) IBM
2 12 (38.71%) Cognizant
3 4 (12.90%) Micro Focus
3 4 (12.90%) Pega
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Syncsort
4 1 (3.23%) TSYS