The table below looks at the prevalence of the term IBM Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IBM Mainframe over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
IBM Mainframe
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 213
Permanent jobs citing IBM Mainframe 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.061%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - - 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+23.52% -15.00%

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1746 1708 1627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.79% 33.46% 32.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1280 1340 1395
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,425 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

IBM Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing IBM Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

IBM Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

IBM Mainframe
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

IBM Mainframe Salary Trend in the West Midlands