The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 98 105 86
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.078% 0.16% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.24% 0.50% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Average salary £90,000 £34,500 £27,213
Average salary % change year-on-year
+160.86% +26.77%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
Mainframe
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Miscellaneous Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
412 399 383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.09% 31.39% 36.30%
Number of salaries quoted 332 341 336
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £23,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,100 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Mainframe
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Mainframe across the Wales region.

Mainframe Salary Trend in Wales

Mainframe
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
South Wales +3 1 £90,000 +160.86%
Mainframe
UK

Mainframe
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Mainframe also 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 that cited Mainframe.

1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
1 5 (83.33%) Fujitsu
1 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region citing Mainframe also 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 that cited Mainframe. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
1 5 (83.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) Support Analyst
1 5 (83.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 5 (83.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Chief Technical Officer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) UNIX
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Line Management
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 5 (83.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Fujitsu