The table below looks at the statistics for the Mainframe Tester role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe Tester in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Mainframe Tester
Rank 953 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Mainframe Tester 3 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.003% - -
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - -

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Mainframe Tester
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Mainframe Tester Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Mainframe Tester
Salary Trend

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

Mainframe Tester Salary Trend in the UK

Mainframe Tester
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe Tester within the UK over the 3 months to 29 April 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
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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
West Sussex - 3 £40,000 -
South East - 3 £40,000 -
England - 3 £40,000 -

Mainframe Tester
Top 21 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mainframe Tester 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 Tester in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) HP
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) VSAM
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (100.00%) QA
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC

Mainframe Tester
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Mainframe Tester 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 Tester in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) CICS
1 3 (100.00%) IIS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Mainframe
1 3 (100.00%) VSAM
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Functional Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) RAD
1 3 (100.00%) Regression Testing
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
1 3 (100.00%) System Integration Testing
1 3 (100.00%) TDD
1 3 (100.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) COBOL
1 3 (100.00%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) ISEB
1 3 (100.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (100.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (100.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) HP