The first table below looks at the demand for the Mainframe Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframe Programmer
Rank 899 880 899
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Programmer 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.007% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £34,250 £54,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.57% +8.00%
UK excluding London average salary £34,250 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.37% -20.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110403 102451 111873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.23% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 90093 84743 95852
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Mainframe Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe Programmer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 1 £37,500 -30.55%
Scotland - 1 £31,000 -
Glasgow - 1 £31,000 -
Leicester - 1 £37,500 -
Leicestershire - 1 £37,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £37,500 -

Mainframe Programmer
Top 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mainframe Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Mainframe Programmer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 5 (83.33%) COBOL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) JCL
3 4 (66.67%) CICS
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
4 3 (50.00%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) DB2
5 2 (33.33%) VSAM
5 2 (33.33%) CA Endevor
6 1 (16.67%) Banking
6 1 (16.67%) LINQ
6 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (16.67%) ACF2
6 1 (16.67%) LINC
6 1 (16.67%) System Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (16.67%) UML
6 1 (16.67%) Adabas
6 1 (16.67%) Unisys
6 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) zOS
6 1 (16.67%) NATURAL
6 1 (16.67%) RACF
6 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve

Mainframe Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mainframe Programmer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Mainframe Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) CICS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) DB2
2 1 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (16.67%) Adabas
2 1 (16.67%) Easytrieve
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 3 (50.00%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (33.33%) VSAM
4 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) System Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
1 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) COBOL
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) JCL
3 1 (16.67%) LINC
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) NATURAL
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) ACF2
1 1 (16.67%) RACF
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) CA Endevor
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) Unisys
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle