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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframe Developer
UK
Rank 850 938 943
Rank change year-on-year
+88 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 3 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.009% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 5
Median salary £32,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +5.55%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £47,500 -
% change year-on-year
-31.57% -

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
80056 96820 101312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 66472 81235 84186
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +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
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 22 January 2017. 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 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 +84 3 £32,500 -31.57%
South East - 2 £32,500 -
Crawley - 2 £32,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £32,500 -
East Midlands +9 1 £42,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £42,500 -

Mainframe Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 6 (75.00%) Java
3 5 (62.50%) IBM
3 5 (62.50%) COBOL
4 4 (50.00%) HTML
4 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (50.00%) Spring
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (50.00%) DB2
4 4 (50.00%) JSP
4 4 (50.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) CICS
5 2 (25.00%) zOS
5 2 (25.00%) High Availability
6 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Retail
6 1 (12.50%) NATURAL
6 1 (12.50%) JCL
6 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
6 1 (12.50%) Adabas

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 2 (25.00%) CICS
2 1 (12.50%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (12.50%) Adabas
General
1 1 (12.50%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) HTML
1 4 (50.00%) JSP
1 4 (50.00%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) High Availability
3 1 (12.50%) Test Planning
3 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) COBOL
3 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) JCL
4 1 (12.50%) NATURAL
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) IBM