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

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Developer
Rank 898 954 989
Rank change year-on-year
+56 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Developer 20 21 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.019% 0.003%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.020% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 8 17 2
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% +9.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £30,275 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £39,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+29.41% +9.67%

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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 July 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 July 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 19 £60,000 +37.93%
London - 12 - -
South East +15 7 £60,000 +20.00%
West Sussex 0 7 £60,000 +20.00%
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 £37,500 - 1

Mainframe Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 32 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 28 (87.50%) Finance
3 27 (84.38%) JCL
3 27 (84.38%) COBOL
4 17 (53.13%) DB2
4 17 (53.13%) IBM
5 16 (50.00%) Java
6 15 (46.88%) VSAM
7 13 (40.63%) Banking
7 13 (40.63%) IBM Mainframe
8 12 (37.50%) Cognizant
8 12 (37.50%) Financial Institution
8 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (31.25%) SQL
10 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (25.00%) Music Industry
11 8 (25.00%) Marketing
11 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
11 8 (25.00%) iSeries
11 8 (25.00%) Product Management
11 8 (25.00%) AS400
11 8 (25.00%) Micro Focus
11 8 (25.00%) Project Management
12 6 (18.75%) CICS
13 5 (15.63%) User Stories
13 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
13 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
13 5 (15.63%) Degree
13 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
13 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering

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 8 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) CICS
3 4 (12.50%) PegaRULES
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) DB2
2 5 (15.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Easytrieve
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.13%) XPEDITER
General
1 28 (87.50%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 12 (37.50%) Financial Institution
4 8 (25.00%) Marketing
4 8 (25.00%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) HTML
1 3 (9.38%) HTML5
2 2 (6.25%) ISPF
3 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 32 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 15 (46.88%) VSAM
3 13 (40.63%) IBM Mainframe
4 12 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (25.00%) AS400
5 8 (25.00%) iSeries
6 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
7 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
7 1 (3.13%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (25.00%) Product Management
2 8 (25.00%) Project Management
3 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
3 5 (15.63%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.63%) User Stories
4 4 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Process Management
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
6 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.25%) Project Planning
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
7 1 (3.13%) OO
7 1 (3.13%) OOD
7 1 (3.13%) RAD
7 1 (3.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) COBOL
1 27 (84.38%) JCL
2 16 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) REXX
5 3 (9.38%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.25%) Assembly Language
6 2 (6.25%) PL/1
7 1 (3.13%) CLIST
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Control-M
1 1 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) IBM
2 12 (37.50%) Cognizant
3 8 (25.00%) Micro Focus
4 4 (12.50%) Pega
5 1 (3.13%) BMC
5 1 (3.13%) Compuware
5 1 (3.13%) HP
5 1 (3.13%) Oracle
5 1 (3.13%) Syncsort
5 1 (3.13%) TSYS
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