The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Mainframe Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Programmer
Rank 907 951 969
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Programmer 4 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.012% 0.004%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.012% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 3 11 2
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +8.43%
UK excluding London median salary £38,250 £38,575 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-0.84% -7.04%

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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Mainframe Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Mainframe Programmer in the job title.

Mainframe Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mainframe Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe Programmer within the UK.

Mainframe Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Mainframe Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe Programmer over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 within the UK.

Mainframe Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Mainframe Programmer
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 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 +47 4 £38,500 -23.00% 1
London +45 2 £120,000 +118.18%
East of England +8 2 £38,250 -1.03%
Peterborough +8 2 £38,250 -1.03%
Cambridgeshire +1 2 £38,250 -1.03%

Mainframe Programmer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Mainframe Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) COBOL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) DB2
3 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (33.33%) Unisys
3 2 (33.33%) CICS
3 2 (33.33%) zOS
4 1 (16.67%) JCL
4 1 (16.67%) IBM
4 1 (16.67%) UML
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) Banking
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) VSAM
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) ACF2
4 1 (16.67%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
4 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (16.67%) iSeries
4 1 (16.67%) Waterfall

Mainframe Programmer 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 (33.33%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (16.67%) iSeries
2 1 (16.67%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) UML
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) COBOL
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) JCL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ACF2
1 1 (16.67%) Time Sharing Option
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Unisys
2 1 (16.67%) IBM