The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Mainframe in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Mainframes
Rank 187 187 189
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 26 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.48% 0.27% 0.10%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 2.07% 0.96% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 4
Average salary £33,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £48,750 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-2.56% +16.07%
Mainframe
England

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
1258 1558 1182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 23.07% 28.55% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1049 1341 1019
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mainframe Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Mainframe Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Mainframe
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Mainframe across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

Mainframe Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Mainframe
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 August 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
Warwickshire - 12 £33,000 -
Birmingham 0 10 £39,000 +11.42% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £41,572 -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (50.00%) UNIX
1 17 (50.00%) IBM
2 12 (35.29%) Intel
2 12 (35.29%) IBM Notes
2 12 (35.29%) Lotus
2 12 (35.29%) JCL
3 11 (32.35%) DB2
3 11 (32.35%) Finance
4 10 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
5 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
5 9 (26.47%) SQL
5 9 (26.47%) Windows
6 8 (23.53%) Internet
6 8 (23.53%) COBOL
7 7 (20.59%) Oracle
7 7 (20.59%) SAS
7 7 (20.59%) ISPF
8 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
9 5 (14.71%) Remedy ITSM
9 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) CA Endevor
9 5 (14.71%) Migration
9 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
9 5 (14.71%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (14.71%) Control-M
9 5 (14.71%) CICS
9 5 (14.71%) BMC
9 5 (14.71%) MVS
9 5 (14.71%) Remedy
10 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (35.29%) IBM Notes
2 7 (20.59%) SAS
3 5 (14.71%) CICS
4 3 (8.82%) IIS
4 3 (8.82%) Apache
4 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (2.94%) INSURE/90
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) DB2
2 4 (11.76%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 3 (8.82%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 2 (5.88%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 3 (8.82%) ERwin
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 4 (11.76%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.94%) Back Office
3 1 (2.94%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Analyst
1 9 (26.47%) Programmer
2 7 (20.59%) Mainframe Operator
3 5 (14.71%) Analyst Programmer
3 5 (14.71%) Computer Operator
3 5 (14.71%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.76%) Consultant
4 4 (11.76%) Graduate
4 4 (11.76%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) COBOL Programmer
4 4 (11.76%) COBOL Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Graduate Programmer
5 3 (8.82%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Developer
7 1 (2.94%) SAS Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Senior SAS Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Business Data Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) ISPF
2 3 (8.82%) Middleware
3 1 (2.94%) WinForms
3 1 (2.94%) .NET
3 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.94%) LINQ
3 1 (2.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) IBM Mainframe
2 4 (11.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.88%) AS400
3 2 (5.88%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.94%) E-Learning
4 1 (2.94%) VSAM
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (50.00%) UNIX
2 9 (26.47%) Windows
3 5 (14.71%) MVS
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.65%) Incident Management
2 5 (14.71%) Migration
3 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL
4 3 (8.82%) Data Modelling
4 3 (8.82%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) Supplier Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Management
4 3 (8.82%) Data Governance
5 2 (5.88%) Release Management
5 2 (5.88%) Analytics
5 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.88%) Data Security
5 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) Process Management
6 1 (2.94%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.94%) Service Management
6 1 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (35.29%) JCL
2 9 (26.47%) SQL
3 8 (23.53%) COBOL
4 4 (11.76%) Assembly Language
4 4 (11.76%) C
5 1 (2.94%) C#
5 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.94%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.76%) Degree
4 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 3 (8.82%) Data Quality
3 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Tivoli
1 5 (14.71%) BMC PATROL
1 5 (14.71%) Control-M
1 5 (14.71%) CA Endevor
2 4 (11.76%) ServiceCenter
2 4 (11.76%) OpenView
Vendors
1 17 (50.00%) IBM
2 12 (35.29%) Intel
2 12 (35.29%) Lotus
3 7 (20.59%) Oracle
4 5 (14.71%) BMC
4 5 (14.71%) Remedy
5 4 (11.76%) VMware
5 4 (11.76%) HP
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
7 1 (2.94%) Business Objects
7 1 (2.94%) Siebel
7 1 (2.94%) Trillium
7 1 (2.94%) Teradata
7 1 (2.94%) DataFlux
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