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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Mainframe over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Mainframes
England / West Midlands
Rank 211 232 206
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -26
Permanent jobs citing Mainframe 1 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.021% 0.12% 0.12%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.061% 0.36% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Median salary - £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £44,397 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.80% -11.20%

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
1643 1956 1609
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.75% 33.71% 32.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1512 1380
Median salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Mainframe
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing Mainframe as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Mainframe within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 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
Birmingham +16 1 - -
Mainframe
England

Mainframe
Top 24 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT jobs citing Mainframe also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Mainframe.

1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (50.00%) Business Development
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CA Gen
2 1 (50.00%) ACF2
2 1 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) DB2
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) UML
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) CICS
2 1 (50.00%) CA
2 1 (50.00%) zOS
2 1 (50.00%) RACF
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Management

Mainframe
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) CICS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) CA Gen
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Business Development
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Presales
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Web Development
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ACF2
1 1 (50.00%) Job Entry Subsystem
1 1 (50.00%) RACF
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) CA