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

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframe Programmer
UK
Rank 859 951 952
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Programmer 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.001% 0.002%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.001% 0.002%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £50,000 - £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £62,500

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
80896 98772 101805
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.45% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67167 82902 84090
Median salary £45,344 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.76% -
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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
Top 4 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 22 February 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
Glasgow - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Isle of Man - 1 £50,000 -
Douglas - 1 £50,000 -

Mainframe Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 9 (69.23%) COBOL
3 8 (61.54%) UML
3 8 (61.54%) CICS
3 8 (61.54%) JCL
4 7 (53.85%) IBM
4 7 (53.85%) IBM Mainframe
5 6 (46.15%) Finance
5 6 (46.15%) Unix
5 6 (46.15%) MVS
5 6 (46.15%) Java
5 6 (46.15%) Oracle
5 6 (46.15%) DB2
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (30.77%) Unisys
8 2 (15.38%) zOS
8 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
8 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (15.38%) VSAM
8 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
8 2 (15.38%) SDLC
8 2 (15.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
9 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.69%) iSeries
9 1 (7.69%) Degree
9 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
9 1 (7.69%) PHP
9 1 (7.69%) Web Services
9 1 (7.69%) XML

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 8 (61.54%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) DB2
2 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
General
1 6 (46.15%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Web Services
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (100.00%) Mainframe
2 7 (53.85%) IBM Mainframe
3 2 (15.38%) VSAM
4 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) MVS
1 6 (46.15%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) UML
2 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) SDLC
2 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) COBOL
2 8 (61.54%) JCL
3 6 (46.15%) Java
4 5 (38.46%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 1 (7.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Job Entry Subsystem
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) IBM
2 6 (46.15%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Unisys