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 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Developer
Rank 914 952 988
Rank change year-on-year
+38 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 18 26 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.023% 0.001%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.024% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 6 23 1
Median salary £48,250 £48,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.51% +21.25%
UK excluding London median salary £48,250 £48,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.51% +21.25%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
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 median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 June 2016 within the UK.

Mainframe Developer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mainframe Developer
Top 6 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 June 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 +43 17 £50,000 +1.52%
London - 12 - -
South East +26 5 £50,000 -
West Sussex -10 5 £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 June 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 33 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 30 (90.91%) JCL
2 30 (90.91%) COBOL
3 29 (87.88%) Finance
4 20 (60.61%) IBM
5 18 (54.55%) VSAM
6 17 (51.52%) DB2
7 16 (48.48%) Banking
8 14 (42.42%) Java
9 13 (39.39%) IBM Mainframe
10 12 (36.36%) Cognizant
10 12 (36.36%) Financial Institution
10 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (30.30%) SQL
12 9 (27.27%) CICS
13 8 (24.24%) AS400
13 8 (24.24%) Micro Focus
13 8 (24.24%) Project Management
13 8 (24.24%) Music Industry
13 8 (24.24%) Marketing
13 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
13 8 (24.24%) iSeries
13 8 (24.24%) Product Management
14 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
15 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
16 4 (12.12%) REXX
16 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
16 4 (12.12%) QA
17 3 (9.09%) Degree
17 3 (9.09%) Computer Science

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 9 (27.27%) CICS
2 8 (24.24%) WebSphere
3 2 (6.06%) PegaRULES
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (51.52%) DB2
2 3 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.03%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.03%) XPEDITER
General
1 29 (87.88%) Finance
2 16 (48.48%) Banking
3 12 (36.36%) Financial Institution
4 8 (24.24%) Marketing
4 8 (24.24%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
1 3 (9.09%) HTML5
2 2 (6.06%) ISPF
3 1 (3.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 33 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 18 (54.55%) VSAM
3 13 (39.39%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (24.24%) AS400
5 8 (24.24%) iSeries
6 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.03%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.03%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Product Management
1 8 (24.24%) Project Management
2 7 (21.21%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.12%) Automated Testing
5 3 (9.09%) SDLC
5 3 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.09%) User Stories
6 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.06%) Process Management
6 2 (6.06%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.06%) Scrum
7 1 (3.03%) OO
7 1 (3.03%) OOD
7 1 (3.03%) RAD
7 1 (3.03%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 30 (90.91%) COBOL
1 30 (90.91%) JCL
2 14 (42.42%) Java
3 10 (30.30%) SQL
4 4 (12.12%) REXX
5 3 (9.09%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.06%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.06%) PL/1
7 1 (3.03%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.06%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Control-M
1 1 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) IBM
2 12 (36.36%) Cognizant
3 8 (24.24%) Micro Focus
4 2 (6.06%) Pega
5 1 (3.03%) BMC
5 1 (3.03%) Compuware
5 1 (3.03%) HP
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
5 1 (3.03%) Syncsort
5 1 (3.03%) TSYS